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Aug 5, 19, 4:55 pm
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Posted By FlyingDentist

Thank you both for the speedy replies. Loads...

Thank you both for the speedy replies.

Loads on that flight look very light - Expertflyer shows 9 in all J and W buckets. Economy is just about filling up. There are Avios seats in all cabins.
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Aug 5, 19, 12:16 pm
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Views: 202,498
Posted By FlyingDentist

I am flying BA102 YYC-LHR in Club on 12 August. ...

I am flying BA102 YYC-LHR in Club on 12 August.
Original aircraft was 788 i.e. no F
Substitute aircraft is 789. The seat map shows a F cabin with 'X' on all the seats. Expertflyer does not show any...
Sep 24, 18, 6:29 am
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Views: 129,030
Posted By FlyingDentist

I am a frequent BA traveller, less so AA. Flying...

I am a frequent BA traveller, less so AA. Flying business class LAX-LHR in October.

Please can someone confirm the carry-on baggage allowance?
1x standard bag + 1 personal item, as in other...
Aug 22, 18, 4:51 am
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Views: 134,110
Posted By FlyingDentist

LHR-YYZ Sept 2018 W->J 495 YYZ-LGW Sept 2018...

LHR-YYZ Sept 2018 W->J 495
YYZ-LGW Sept 2018 W->J 333

Fare difference between W and J at time of booking (and ~same at time of offer) 1000 outbound, 900 on the return, so good offer.
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Jul 18, 18, 4:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By FlyingDentist

Thank you! Very helpful! Footnote: I booked...

Thank you! Very helpful!

Footnote: I booked the LHR-YYZ and EDI-LHR-YYZ tickets separately while logged in to me EC account. No issues in adding the third person to my EC account and choosing...
Jul 18, 18, 2:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By FlyingDentist

Multi pax booking with different origin airports

Quick question...
3 of are going to Canada.
2 of us will fly direct LHR-YYZ, WT+
1 will fly EDI-LHR-YYZ, Y then WT+
i.e. we will all be on the same longhaul sector but one of us has a connection...
Jul 28, 17, 10:40 am
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Views: 416,574
Posted By FlyingDentist

I'm not a physician but do have about 30% of a...

I'm not a physician but do have about 30% of a medical degree :)

Food poisoning incubation times are rarely as short as 20-30 mins. If it was *that* 'off', you'd hopefully have noticed it when it...
May 12, 17, 6:50 am
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By FlyingDentist

Yes they did - but (congratulations to their...

Yes they did - but (congratulations to their photographer) their bags look a LOT better on their website than in the flesh.

I asked about alternatives - was told that my options were:
- take it...
May 12, 17, 5:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By FlyingDentist

Underwhelmed by BA's service on broken baggage

I flew ORD-LHR in paid F at the end of February.

Bags took over an hour to arrive at T5 baggage claim. So I grabbed my bag and ran.

My hard-sided checked baggage sustained a breakage on the...
Feb 16, 17, 5:20 am
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Views: 161,572
Posted By FlyingDentist

Through-checking bag on different bookings

Long time BA flyer, limited AA experience.

I am flying LHR-ORD today in J then ORD-DFW-PHX in F.
All on AA metal.
Booked as two separate itineraries via aa.com.

Arrived at LHR today...
Oct 3, 16, 10:41 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By FlyingDentist

Is this still an issue? I flew LAX-PHX in F...

Is this still an issue?

I flew LAX-PHX in F on Saturday... it posted within 24h

I flew LHR-ORD and back ten days ago and no sign of the TPs and Avios for those flights.

Should I send out a...
Oct 3, 16, 10:39 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,864
Posted By FlyingDentist

+1 for QR. I have done this twice in the last 12...

+1 for QR. I have done this twice in the last 12 months.

ex-AMS / BCN (especially BCN) were very cheap on the dates we traveled.

Service and seats were excellent. 560 TPs for the trip didn't...
Sep 6, 16, 2:48 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,838
Posted By FlyingDentist

It's not just BA who do this. Lufthansa also have...

It's not just BA who do this. Lufthansa also have 3 lounges in FRA...

Business class / Silver card = Business class lounge

First class on non-LH Star Alliance airlines / Gold card = Senator...
Sep 5, 16, 9:45 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,904
Posted By FlyingDentist

They go back to their dentist and moan they they...

They go back to their dentist and moan they they fell out... some poor dentist had to make those dentures, and put up with all the eccentric behaviour at each and every visit, including their...
Jul 17, 16, 1:01 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,083
Posted By FlyingDentist

Is the cost of rebooking what you originally...

Is the cost of rebooking what you originally booked with Avios something you can claim from your travel insurance?
Jul 16, 16, 5:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,412
Posted By FlyingDentist

Yes and no... I have accounts on both BA...

Yes and no...

I have accounts on both BA and AA and have quite a bit of experience trying to redeem for transatlantic trips in J and F.

BA make a lot of awards available at the standard rate. ...
Apr 4, 16, 5:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By FlyingDentist

Nor I... hence my original question. Thank...

Nor I... hence my original question.

Thank you both for the speedy replies!
Apr 4, 16, 3:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By FlyingDentist

Seat selection in F question

Apologies if this is covered elsewhere but I cannot find an answer with the search function...

Mrs FD and I are traveling LHR-BOS return in F later this year. Same flights, same booking etc.
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Mar 23, 16, 3:11 am
Replies: 46
Views: 12,812
Posted By FlyingDentist

Thank you - this has been a useful thread. ...

Thank you - this has been a useful thread.

I am traveling LHR-SAN and back in F (on two different one-way redemption tickets) in August.

I will have one cabin-sized piece of wheeled baggage...
Mar 14, 16, 2:39 pm
Replies: 3,199
Views: 232,589
Posted By FlyingDentist

Thank you for the clarification :( I agree...

Thank you for the clarification :(

I agree that the wording is very ambiguous... BA make it a lot clearer on their website although finding the exact wording for their Ts&Cs does take a bit of...
Mar 14, 16, 10:29 am
Replies: 3,199
Views: 232,589
Posted By FlyingDentist

Redeposit fee for Award cancellation

I mostly fly and redeem with BA so please forgive the newbie question...

I have just cancelled 2 one way sAAver (50k) awards (LHR-SJC-LAX and the return).

Booked as 2x oneways - different...
Mar 13, 16, 12:21 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 9,264
Posted By FlyingDentist

If you're posting a reply it might be good to...

If you're posting a reply it might be good to know your travel pattern as this is another of the variables.

I travel enough to have had a gold card for 3 years out of the last 4 (and came across...
Mar 12, 16, 5:20 am
Replies: 86
Views: 12,064
Posted By FlyingDentist

Interesting. AFAIK, the major UK indemnifiers...

Interesting. AFAIK, the major UK indemnifiers (MDU/DDU, MPS/DPL, MDDUS) will indemnify their members for these kinds of 'good samaritan' acts outside of their normal practices.

I'm not sure about...
Mar 5, 16, 6:51 am
Replies: 359
Views: 2,928
Posted By FlyingDentist

Cancellation of sAAver award & mileage redeposit

Sorry if this is a newbie question (I mostly earn & redeem on BA not AA)

I have the following itineraries:
LHR-SJU-LAX and LAX-SJU-LHR. Transatlantic sectors on BA in J, domestic on AA in F....
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