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Sep 1, 19, 10:30 am
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Views: 2,158
Posted By stevebintley

Just asked when checking in a bag now, and was...

Just asked when checking in a bag now, and was told yes we could use the priority security. This was as a Silver with one Blue guest.

When we actually got to the agents at the start of the...
Aug 29, 19, 12:52 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,043
Posted By stevebintley

I've just waited 7 days but nothing had posted....

I've just waited 7 days but nothing had posted. Submitted a claim on the 26th August and it got approved last night. The email also seemed to suggest that I'd been elevated to Gold as a result, but I...
Aug 23, 19, 9:05 am
Replies: 63
Views: 9,531
Posted By stevebintley

Is boarding a different matter consistently?...

Is boarding a different matter consistently? Wednesday morning boarding was from gate 5, but we walked down the stairs along some corridor and out over the tarmac. There were stairs at both the front...
Aug 15, 19, 3:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,216
Posted By stevebintley

I thought my departure was around 8am but your...

I thought my departure was around 8am but your post made me check and now I see itís 05:40. Gawd. Those sofas best be comfortable....
Aug 15, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,216
Posted By stevebintley

Is there a lounge at TSE, and more importantly...

Is there a lounge at TSE, and more importantly can I access it as OneWorld Sapphire? My research suggests no but I thought Iíd check before arriving too early for the return...
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 14, 19, 12:23 am
Replies: 185
Views: 35,511
Posted By stevebintley

I get it now! Apologies and thank you for the...

I get it now! Apologies and thank you for the explanation.
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 13, 19, 8:02 am
Replies: 185
Views: 35,511
Posted By stevebintley

Ahh, I didn't realise that. I'm currently at 0%,...

Ahh, I didn't realise that. I'm currently at 0%, so in that case there must be a problem with my account. Are you able to take a look please? It's under the same username as here.
Aug 12, 19, 2:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 10,141
Posted By stevebintley

I had to in order to gain access to the lounge at...

I had to in order to gain access to the lounge at Beirut, since they wouldn't just accept the mobile BP.
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 9, 19, 7:47 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,558
Posted By stevebintley

I love this app. Iím not a subscriber to any...

I love this app. Iím not a subscriber to any alerts, nor do I fly as much as many on here (c. 50 per year), but Iíd be at a loss without it. As a central point to store all my itineraries, and also...
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 9, 19, 7:41 am
Replies: 185
Views: 35,511
Posted By stevebintley

Other than cabin crew, has anyone earned the...

Other than cabin crew, has anyone earned the ĎFrequent flyerí award?! 20 flights in each month of a year?!!! I guess Iíll never get to number one of the leaderboard!
Aug 9, 19, 2:59 am
Replies: 1,008
Views: 115,791
Posted By stevebintley

That's certainly sealed it then, thanks! ...

That's certainly sealed it then, thanks!

Glad to hear you've enjoyed your time there. I've been wanting to visit for years but it's only now that I've managed to find OneWorld flights from the UK....
Aug 7, 19, 12:55 am
Replies: 1,008
Views: 115,791
Posted By stevebintley

I'm glad I asked! While it wouldn't be my only...

I'm glad I asked! While it wouldn't be my only reason for upgrading, it would be a significant factor in the decision. I certainly won't bother now; case resolved! Thank you.
Aug 7, 19, 12:45 am
Replies: 1,008
Views: 115,791
Posted By stevebintley

Upgrade to Business worth it on HEL-TSE?

So for my first ever true Finnair flight Iíve got myself on AY731 HEL-TSE next week. Being a BA regular Iím not too sure what to expect but was happy with the adventure, until I got an email today...
Aug 5, 19, 2:24 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 7,770
Posted By stevebintley

It was only last week that I was chatting to the...

It was only last week that I was chatting to the incredibly lovely crew on HEL-LHR that I mentioned I'd love one of these badges...at just under 250k miles I clearly don't need to keep checking the...
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 4, 19, 2:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By stevebintley

I do! While thereís the option of logging stays...

I do! While thereís the option of logging stays with Ďfamily & fiendsí I only add my actual hotel stays. Itís been useful on a few occasions when Iíve had to recall things like room numbers for a...
Aug 1, 19, 6:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By stevebintley

Guessing this doesnít work for Silvers, since all...

Guessing this doesnít work for Silvers, since all the talk is of Emerald? I have a few flights with colleagues (no status) so booked via the company on totally separate bookings, but would be nice to...
Jul 15, 19, 10:00 am
Replies: 33
Views: 8,320
Posted By stevebintley

Was I unlucky when in the downstairs Preslav...

Was I unlucky when in the downstairs Preslav lounge a few weeks back? Because I found the smoking room was terribly ventilated and the whole place had a noticeable smoke scent. Obviously not an issue...
Forum: Travel Tools
Jul 2, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 185
Views: 35,511
Posted By stevebintley

You have the same fields on logmystay, so how...

You have the same fields on logmystay, so how about adding a Ďtotal ticket costí field, and maybe points earned etc? I donít know why I want to track how much I spend on flights as Iím sure itís...
Jun 20, 19, 5:19 am
Replies: 71
Views: 7,739
Posted By stevebintley

As a Blue I got a WT > WT+ on a DXB inbound. As...

As a Blue I got a WT > WT+ on a DXB inbound. As Silver, a WT > WT+ on an outbound JFK and inbound SCL. However I think I've finally secured my first CW upgrade (and indeed first ever flight) on...
Jun 3, 19, 1:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By stevebintley

Thanks cws. That's what I was hoping, but given...

Thanks cws. That's what I was hoping, but given another booking I have direct with Finnair (although a mix of Finnair and Belavia metal) displays both Avios and TPs on the BA website when I load it...
Jun 3, 19, 12:53 am
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By stevebintley

Finnair booking not showing points in BA MMB

A couple of months ago I made a booking direct with Finnair to Astana (now Nur-Sultan) via HEL. All the flights have AY flight numbers and are all Finnair metal. When I search the booking reference...
May 9, 19, 12:15 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,400
Posted By stevebintley

I too am intrigued about this. BA891 SOF-LHR on...

I too am intrigued about this. BA891 SOF-LHR on Monday was a nightmare, with the flight delayed while the CC sorted the huge number of bags which couldn't be accommodated. One member of crew asked a...
Apr 27, 19, 10:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By stevebintley

I've gone ahead a booked the AY6601 flight anyway...

I've gone ahead a booked the AY6601 flight anyway but just thought, does your comment mean that I won't be able to use the lounge in HEL? Or am I ok because it's an AY flight number?
Mar 28, 19, 2:06 am
Replies: 471
Views: 50,881
Posted By stevebintley

I’ve been wanting to visit Tokyo for so long and...

I’ve been wanting to visit Tokyo for so long and have finally snapped some scarce award availability with BA to travel end of September. Except now I’ve realised it’s during the Rugby World Cup so...
Mar 20, 19, 5:18 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,270
Posted By stevebintley

I can relate to that on BA short haul, but have...

I can relate to that on BA short haul, but have never had the experience on long haul. Being in Group 2 and normally sitting right at the very back, I tend to strike up conversation while waiting for...
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