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Jan 26, 19, 10:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By escape2sun

I think CIVM was the first Mid-J 747's to get the...

I think CIVM was the first Mid-J 747's to get the refresh in WT/WT+, and it would have been good to have the new IFE installed given that she has 3-4 years left before retirement. One of the crew...
Jan 26, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By escape2sun

The Dream Ticket - LHR to CPT 241 In First

When BA offered the 241 in First to Cape Town, we had no hesitation booking it, as this made the price equivalent to a QR Business flight, and had the benefit of a shorter direct journey and nearly...
Jan 24, 19, 6:51 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By escape2sun

It's a seasonal service, and during the summer...

It's a seasonal service, and during the summer there is only 1 flight from LHR
Jan 14, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,197
Posted By escape2sun

You will need to set your expectations, as CPT...

You will need to set your expectations, as CPT gets the Mid-J 747's which may or may not have the Panasonic IFE. The crew are Mixed Fleet, and from my experience in CW UD to CPT very hit and miss,...
Jan 10, 19, 8:15 am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,475
Posted By escape2sun

I've done 3 Qsuites flights recently, and found...

I've done 3 Qsuites flights recently, and found the space ample and private, with excellent service.

Next week I'm flying to CPT in 1A and while I'm hoping for is

1. A great crew, as they...
Dec 7, 18, 7:24 am
Replies: 208
Views: 14,569
Posted By escape2sun

Concorde. Leg room in ET & CE When the...

Concorde.
Leg room in ET & CE
When the majority of flights had great to brilliant crew
Dec 4, 18, 8:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By escape2sun

Apparently there are currently 6-economy seats...

Apparently there are currently 6-economy seats available on 15th Jan but nothing before

You could always try MRU-JNB on Comair, then one on the BA flights from JNB, but you might need to split the...
Nov 30, 18, 5:57 am
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By escape2sun

The couple of times my flight from JNB has been...

The couple of times my flight from JNB has been delayed overnight, they have opened the lounge in the morning.

Given that this is a scheduled service, and there other local international flights...
Nov 5, 18, 6:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,580
Posted By escape2sun

Sunderland, but I don't think they will be having...

Sunderland, but I don't think they will be having a party
Nov 1, 18, 10:11 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By escape2sun

My sister & her husband booked last week, so...

My sister & her husband booked last week, so missed the offer, They are planning to spend a few days in Umhlanga after the flight down, then going to Champagne Castle before finishing on a safari
Oct 25, 18, 10:01 am
Replies: 1,910
Views: 447,958
Posted By escape2sun

Flew AMS-Doha in 3E/F and both Mrs E2S & I were...

Flew AMS-Doha in 3E/F and both Mrs E2S & I were very impressed. I kept my door open, as there was only 1 other passenger on my side of the plane. Mrs E2S closed hers after the meal as she wanted to...
Oct 19, 18, 10:22 am
Replies: 75
Views: 7,660
Posted By escape2sun

I flew with BA on the BA122 Doha-LHR in J, flight...

I flew with BA on the BA122 Doha-LHR in J, flight departure at 08:30 I think or thereabouts, and I was surprised to be served lunch at 09:30 when I was hoping for a full English. Obviously this was...
Oct 16, 18, 8:18 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,950
Posted By escape2sun

SAA SH 1 KLM SH 2 Virgin LH 2 FlySafair SH...

SAA SH 1
KLM SH 2
Virgin LH 2
FlySafair SH 2
AF SH 2
BE SH 2
QR LH 8
BA/Comair SH 9
BA SH 10
BA LH 10
Sep 17, 18, 12:23 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,731
Posted By escape2sun

I’ve done the BA55 then onto the 9:25 to CPT...

I’ve done the BA55 then onto the 9:25 to CPT several times, in the days of the 747 it was fine, but the last couple of times, the BA55 has been 1-hour late. First time, I was met at the gate and told...
Sep 17, 18, 8:36 am
Replies: 1,660
Views: 325,761
Posted By escape2sun

Just flown back from JNB on BA56, the service was...

Just flown back from JNB on BA56, the service was a lt better than the outbound flight, with the crew being more pro-active with drinks, and the option to take soup and salad.

The downside, was...
Sep 17, 18, 8:28 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,731
Posted By escape2sun

The BA55 has a bad habit of being late in my...

The BA55 has a bad habit of being late in my experience and lands after all the other aircraft due between 07:00 and 08:00, and it can take 45-minutes to get through immigration. On those occasions,...
Sep 11, 18, 9:13 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By escape2sun

Personally I can't stand the BA version of the...

Personally I can't stand the BA version of the A380 Upper Deck, too crowded and slow service, give me the 747 UD any day
Aug 25, 18, 3:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By escape2sun

The runway extension has been approved after so...

The runway extension has been approved after so objections, and the work is meant to start in 2019 for completion in 2020 so it can handle the A380, but on current plans there is only 1-A380...
Aug 20, 18, 3:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By escape2sun

Flew LVI-JNB last week, they wanted US$80 to...

Flew LVI-JNB last week, they wanted US$80 to upgrade so more than I would have expected so we declined

LVI as previously stated has no BA lounge, but there was a lounge upstairs but they wanted...
Aug 15, 18, 3:04 am
Replies: 114
Views: 12,315
Posted By escape2sun

When WTP was first launched and I was one some of...

When WTP was first launched and I was one some of the early flights, it cost 59GBP more to NYC and 79GBP more to CPT per leg, and I managed to get my company and customers to pay the additional...
Aug 10, 18, 10:31 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By escape2sun

Mrs E2S and I fly a couple of times a year to...

Mrs E2S and I fly a couple of times a year to CPT, normally ex-AMS on QR, and with a transfer less than 2-hours we find the break in Doha fine. We use the dine on demand, and eat 2-hours out of Doha....
Aug 8, 18, 6:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By escape2sun

The prices remain reasonable until December, then...

The prices remain reasonable until December, then they double.

Interestingly if you go from BRU, then they train you to AMS and the price is reduced to around 2,8K on the days I want to travel. I...
Aug 8, 18, 5:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By escape2sun

AMS - SA Massive Price Hike

The last couple of years, I've been able to get very good return J fares to SA, around 2-2.4K Euro, now they are now 4.2-4.6K depending on whether its to JNB or CPT, bring it in-line with ex-LHR...
Jul 18, 18, 4:57 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,754
Posted By escape2sun

You need to decide what you want to do, apart...

You need to decide what you want to do, apart from eat & drink while soaking up the views. E.g. Robben Island/Table Mountain, Cape Point, Camps Bay, some of the winelands etc.

In Franschhoek,...
Jul 17, 18, 1:49 am
Replies: 1,660
Views: 325,761
Posted By escape2sun

Yes, I asked for the salad & soup, and was told I...

Yes, I asked for the salad & soup, and was told I could only have 1
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