No Business Bus - Budapest

Old Jul 15, 2019, 1:47 am
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No Business Bus - Budapest

I was on LX2259 Bud - Zurich 9 July seated in business with my partner.The A319 was parked at an apron thereby a bus was necessary,what I cannot understand is that under these circumstances there is no priority boarding resulting in a free for all.

In contrast landing at Zurich (also parked on an apron) there was a Business Bus that whisked 3 of us away in 10 seconds flat.

Why cant Swiss arrange for a separate bus at Budapest?
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Old Jul 15, 2019, 1:58 am
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BUD only has a bus which has a priority 'section' where you are separated from the riffraff.
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Old Jul 15, 2019, 2:20 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002
BUD only has a bus which has a priority 'section' where you are separated from the riffraff.
Did the OP's flight use such a bus at BUD? From the description in the OP, I would assume not.
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 1:32 am
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist
Did the OP's flight use such a bus at BUD? From the description in the OP, I would assume not.
There was no notification of any segregated bus area nor a separate line for Business passengers consequently priority boarding did not exist, Swiss need to get their act together as it was a mess .

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Ive never experienced a business class bus at an outstation. Since when is that a thing?
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I've never been on a business class bus with Swiss at ZRH or anywhere else. I assumed it was something they didn't do.
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 7:53 am
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Originally Posted by Dover2Golf
I've never been on a business class bus with Swiss at ZRH or anywhere else. I assumed it was something they didn't do.
Only LX arrivals at ZRH and GVA, not at outstations.
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by robertr
There was no notification of any segregated bus area nor a separate line for Business passengers consequently priority boarding did not exist, Swiss need to get their act together as it was a mess .
Suggest you send in a complaint, its the failure of the station at BUD not
LX policy or what they are paying the outstation for.
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 9:24 am
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I've never been on a business class bus with Swiss at ZRH or anywhere else. I assumed it was something they didn't do.
They do. Even Dash8 operated for LX by OS consistently get the business bus at ZRH.
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 9:35 am
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They do. Even Dash8 operated for LX by OS consistently get the business bus at ZRH.
& just as well, to whisk you the lounge for a stiff drink after a flight on a Dash8
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& just as well, to whisk you the lounge for a stiff drink after a flight on a Dash8
^

Most need a stiff drink before and after a Dash8 flight.
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Originally Posted by Dover2Golf
I've never been on a business class bus with Swiss at ZRH or anywhere else. I assumed it was something they didn't do.
I also never seen this bus when departing from ZRH. (to AMS and MAD and another few places..)
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Old Jul 16, 2019, 11:03 pm
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On arrival at an apron position at ZRH, I have always got a bus like this:



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Originally Posted by worldclubber
On arrival at an apron position at ZRH, I have always got a bus like this:



in the last 2/3 years yes.

In Budapest never, maximum with the partition. In Bcn nada, common bus even if your onward connection is in F
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Old Jul 17, 2019, 1:27 am
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Originally Posted by more4less
In Budapest never, maximum with the partition. In Bcn nada, common bus even if your onward connection is in F
Sorry but I dont know where everyones unrealistically high expectations seen coming from here?

To my knowledge there is no airline in the world who, at an outstation, drives you in a separate car/bus to the aircraft at an apron position if you have an onward connection at a hub in F... It also definitely isnt something LX claim to do either.

Sure, we all hate the bus, but welcome to flying in Europe.
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