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May 8, 18, 12:08 am
Replies: 166
Views: 122,393
Posted By paulwuk

Disappointing - the showers have some terrible...

Disappointing - the showers have some terrible American rap playing, no ability to turn it off, let alone listen to radio 4. lyrics blasting out appear to include "don't fu** with my heart"
Forum: Africa
Jan 23, 18, 1:30 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By paulwuk

Plastic bag ban, kenya

As you know plastic bags are banned in Kenya.

I'm in country at the moment and may have one - a security bag from Heathrow with my toothpaste in.

Do they still require plastic bags at Nairobi...
Forum: Africa
Jan 23, 18, 1:25 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By paulwuk

Despite timatic saying Nigeria/Lagos only...

Despite timatic saying Nigeria/Lagos only requires a yellow fever cert when travelling from countries at risk, they were demanding a cert last month kn a flight from Germany.

Kenya/Nairobi this...
Jul 21, 17, 11:20 am
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By paulwuk

The Delta desk at YYZ, I asked what other options...

The Delta desk at YYZ, I asked what other options there were (including flying on BA, or to London) but they said there weren't any.
Jul 19, 17, 5:12 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,300
Posted By paulwuk

Buying a seat, in F - using an approved car seat,...

Buying a seat, in F - using an approved car seat, for your infant, means nothing. As soon as the seatbelt sign comes on there's a good chance the crew will insist you unbuckle, get out of your seat,...
Jul 19, 17, 4:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By paulwuk

Rerouted and downgrade after Delta Canx

I had a flight from Toronto YYZ to JFK then to MANchester tonight, in premium economy, sold as a VS itinerary (vs4724, vs128). The first leg operated by delta connection. This flight was delayed 2...
Sep 27, 15, 4:07 am
Replies: 66
Views: 10,119
Posted By paulwuk

Oh dear One of the many reasons I'm avoiding...

Oh dear

One of the many reasons I'm avoiding BA is the reduction in op-ups from wtp on my routes. Rather than pay 3k 5 weeks out for a wtp ticket and fly in wtp, I pay 1600 3 days out on QR and...
Sep 26, 15, 4:33 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 6,597
Posted By paulwuk

Can't have anything Concorde related as it's...

Can't have anything Concorde related as it's impossible for anyone under the Age of 12 to have passed it, and nobody new will be able to pass it.

Sequence 001 on 1A on BA001 is the gold standard.
Sep 26, 15, 1:43 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,439
Posted By paulwuk

We did Economy on QF SYD-MEL-AKL-SYD, and for...

We did Economy on QF SYD-MEL-AKL-SYD, and for 3+infant it was far better than CE on BA.

Be aware that ba.com doesn't seem to show up a lot of flights that are actually available over to NZ -...
Sep 26, 15, 1:33 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 6,597
Posted By paulwuk

"you must have held a boarding card allocating...

"you must have held a boarding card allocating each of the following BA seats at least once"

That would be a monster boarding card!

"To become a BA Fleet Master you must have travelled on every...
Sep 26, 15, 11:56 am
Replies: 1,296
Views: 203,145
Posted By paulwuk

He's the one who made them!

He's the one who made them!
Sep 26, 15, 3:27 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,346
Posted By paulwuk

You've bought the cheapest ticket possible for...

You've bought the cheapest ticket possible for your cabin, you've taken upto a 90% discount on the full fare which would allow you to change.

As it stands it's likely you can change your ticket as...
Sep 26, 15, 1:19 am
Replies: 65
Views: 42,200
Posted By paulwuk

had you changed a Singapore ticket you'd be stuck...

had you changed a Singapore ticket you'd be stuck with upgrading to J.


B is not full flex, it's semi flex.

[code] CHANGES

ANY TIME
CHARGE GBP 100.00 FOR...
Sep 25, 15, 3:37 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 42,200
Posted By paulwuk

How does that help * people who travel at short...

How does that help
* people who travel at short notice or on busy flights
* people traveling for business who want to be home at the weekends

Often cheap tickets have Saturday night stay...
Sep 25, 15, 2:04 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 42,200
Posted By paulwuk

Or more likely people who travel at short notice...

Or more likely people who travel at short notice or on busy flights, people traveling for business who want to be home at the weekends, etc.
Sep 24, 15, 8:43 am
Replies: 160
Views: 14,080
Posted By paulwuk

$5000 is 3277, which is about the price BA...

$5000 is 3277, which is about the price BA wanted for my last trick to LA in WTP, so you got a "bargain" (as far as BA goes). Sadly this means no flexibility.
Sep 24, 15, 1:20 am
Replies: 58
Views: 5,860
Posted By paulwuk

Two reasons. First security. Easy in the states...

Two reasons. First security. Easy in the states or austrailia to walk in from the street, pick up a suitcase, and walk off. Little chance of identifying them. With the UK system you need to have come...
Sep 23, 15, 1:52 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,860
Posted By paulwuk

Best way to complain is reduce your custom to...

Best way to complain is reduce your custom to Heathrow. Yeay invisible hand!
Sep 23, 15, 9:39 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,165
Posted By paulwuk

I'm currently over the black see on QR15, not...

I'm currently over the black see on QR15, not going to be watching any video on it, but fine for IRC, email, and a few websites. Standard bgan background performance (i.e. very variable)



Some...
Sep 23, 15, 4:46 am
Replies: 124
Views: 23,054
Posted By paulwuk

My boss is rather annoyed that I keep cropping up...

My boss is rather annoyed that I keep cropping up with massive savings compared with his flights, but when I send him appropiate itinerary he chickens out. That said he's more flexible than me,...
Sep 23, 15, 4:28 am
Replies: 124
Views: 23,054
Posted By paulwuk

I had one credit on a Tuesday (2nd June) and some...

I had one credit on a Tuesday (2nd June) and some on a Thursday

15-Sep-15 23-Sep-15 COPENHAGEN - DOHA INTERNATIONAL (J/D)
16-Sep-15 23-Sep-15 DOHA INTERNATIONAL - SINGAPORE (J/D)...
Sep 22, 15, 8:45 pm
Replies: 887
Views: 284,625
Posted By paulwuk

Not sure what "security reasons" there would be ...

Not sure what "security reasons" there would be

Which royal?
Which route?
Which cabin?

As far as I'm concerned everyone except Liz, Charlie, Will, Kate and Harry are minor royals :)
Sep 22, 15, 8:38 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By paulwuk

I think it's rather damning that this thread even...

I think it's rather damning that this thread even exists. A few years ago it would have been shot down in flames with "of course not"

Oslo was the point for me, the worst incident to strike BA...
Sep 21, 15, 1:26 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By paulwuk

Israel don't stamp any more (at TLV, they do at...

Israel don't stamp any more (at TLV, they do at Erez, not sure about other land borders), they do attach a hard-to-remove security sticker though.
Sep 20, 15, 9:53 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 9,040
Posted By paulwuk

What difference does the destination make? If...

What difference does the destination make? If you're dropping off a bag, use the desk with the shortest queue. Sometimes that's the F desk, doesn't matter if you'd hopping up to MAN or flying to...
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