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Sep 8, 19, 12:19 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 9,793
Posted By RichP

If I were going down this route I'd be inclined...

If I were going down this route I'd be inclined to decant some of the vodka into a smaller container and use that to mix my drinks on board, rather than pour from a large bottle. From a purely...
Jun 11, 19, 5:38 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 20,152
Posted By RichP

I flew Dan Air a couple of times, toward the end...

I flew Dan Air a couple of times, toward the end of things in the 90s. MAD-LGW-MAD to go to school and back home. My last flight with them was the day before they ceased operations, or near as damnit...
Feb 8, 19, 12:49 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,533
Posted By RichP

I was on ZRH-LCY this morning. Long time in a...

I was on ZRH-LCY this morning. Long time in a hold over Dover, followed by a pretty crazy landing: some pax screaming as the plane was buffeted, and a huge round of applause once we had turned off...
Dec 14, 18, 1:13 pm
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Views: 227,285
Posted By RichP

Tokyo, what a difference five days makes!

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Nov 30, 18, 12:29 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,691
Posted By RichP

I use paracord. Just as effective, and allows for...

I use paracord. Just as effective, and allows for a bit of colour to help distinguish my black case from all the others on the luggage carrousel.
Nov 29, 18, 12:51 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,691
Posted By RichP

I did find it a bit odd. Still, maybe they know I...

I did find it a bit odd. Still, maybe they know I don't actually use the strap...
Nov 28, 18, 4:38 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,691
Posted By RichP

I got my pack this week, renewal of GGL....

I got my pack this week, renewal of GGL. Contained card, Golden tickets, and luggage tags, but no straps for the tags, which I found a bit odd.
Nov 20, 18, 12:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By RichP

I canít imagine that there is anything airside......

I canít imagine that there is anything airside...
Landside, there are Amazon lockers at the Premier Inns on Bath Road and Sheffield Rd (I guess closest T5 and T4 respectively), at the Post Office in...
Nov 2, 18, 6:15 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By RichP

I echo the sentiment from my own experiences...

I echo the sentiment from my own experiences travelling with my (under two years old) son on BA.
One of the best Iíve witnessed was on a LAN flight from JFK to SCL, a couple travelling with a very...
Oct 29, 18, 9:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By RichP

If you pick the car and go through to payment,...

If you pick the car and go through to payment, under the box where you enter your email address is the box for your Avis Customer Number. BA number entered later in the process. I have it on screen...
Oct 15, 18, 1:32 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,237
Posted By RichP

So far this year: 39 on BA (4 to add this week)...

So far this year:
39 on BA (4 to add this week)
12 on AA
6 on LX
4 on LH
1 on IB
1 on TP
Oct 5, 18, 2:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By RichP

Iíve upgraded to the latest version of the BA...

Iíve upgraded to the latest version of the BA app, but I appear unable to log in. Am I alone, or is there still another update to come?
Sep 27, 18, 5:13 am
Replies: 182
Views: 21,311
Posted By RichP

Received the offer, but the same "you're not...

Received the offer, but the same "you're not eligible" message. Gotta love BA's IT...

Thanks for the tip about the book now button, it appears I'm now registered...
Sep 14, 18, 4:56 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,246
Posted By RichP

I go through LIS a few times each year, usually...

I go through LIS a few times each year, usually on BA, in Y, and use fast track each time with no trouble; I donít know if itís policy or practice, but itís the first time Iíve had a problem there....
Sep 14, 18, 5:06 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,246
Posted By RichP

Thank you for the comments, and what a shame it...

Thank you for the comments, and what a shame it seems to be a relatively common occurrence that people are not allowed to use the facilities that are supposedly there for them. nufnuf77, you're...
Sep 14, 18, 4:14 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,246
Posted By RichP

Missed flight in LIS - any recourse?

I'm pretty sure there is not, but I thought I'd ask just in case. I'm also venting, as I'm pretty annoyed at the situation.

I was due to be on BA503 yesterday (last BA LIS-LHR of the day). Arrived...
Sep 1, 18, 5:59 pm
Replies: 919
Views: 180,563
Posted By RichP

First greeting in ages today: nothing on back to...

First greeting in ages today: nothing on back to back Lhr-ams-lhr, but within minutes of sitting down in F for LHR-JNB, the CSM was there to introduce himself, commiserate on my busy day of flying,...
Aug 19, 18, 6:08 am
Replies: 35
Views: 41,843
Posted By RichP

Iíve had two Tumi Alphas over the last 10 years....

Iíve had two Tumi Alphas over the last 10 years. A two wheel A1 that goes in the hold when it has to, and not when I can help it. Itís done upwards of 800 sectors, is a bit beat up, but keeps on...
Aug 11, 18, 3:04 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By RichP

Itís been a while since I did it, but LON-JFK-SCL...

Itís been a while since I did it, but LON-JFK-SCL (BA/AA then LAN) was my preferred route. I never had any issues with Lanís service, and tended to break up the journey in NY for a day or two. Also...
Aug 1, 18, 9:05 am
Replies: 34
Views: 7,883
Posted By RichP

We got it to a shortlist between the yo-yo and a...

We got it to a shortlist between the yo-yo and a familydoo air. We opted for the latter for a reason I cannot now remember (but I do recall it being about half the price of the yo-yo, and about 50%...
Jun 29, 18, 3:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By RichP

As the other responses have said, pre-check can't...

As the other responses have said, pre-check can't use AA flagship, but it you have a gold card you can use it. I've gone in when the connections place was rammed, and didn't have a BP for the next...
Jun 27, 18, 3:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By RichP

Not much to add to the above, except to say that...

Not much to add to the above, except to say that when I went through 10 days ago (lhr-mia-nas, BA to AA) the line to go through security after exiting CBP was so long that I turned around, went...
Jun 22, 18, 7:05 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,445
Posted By RichP

Some wonderful stories here, and a great idea for...

Some wonderful stories here, and a great idea for a thread. Thanks OP!

My first memory of BA is from when I was 7. Second solo flight, from London back to Spain. Check-in was fine, and I was...
Jun 21, 18, 5:08 pm
Replies: 1,091
Views: 338,965
Posted By RichP

I thought the Coutts ones were Silk...

I thought the Coutts ones were Silk...
May 28, 18, 12:10 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 11,345
Posted By RichP

Thanks for all the info! I asked on an LHR-AMS...

Thanks for all the info!
I asked on an LHR-AMS last week and the crew were very happy to dog one out of the black folder. Itís seen better days, but itís now ready wrh the rest of his travel gear...
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