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A business traveller's week on BA and oneworld

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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:04 am
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Originally Posted by TRVLUPGD View Post
I wonder too . Maybe we need to get the "Up in Air" and "Terminal" to figure it out you think ?
I'm thinking cabin crew!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:18 am
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I too, wonder what the life is like being in the air all week(-day) long and all year round.
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:23 am
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Confused already ... that looks like the JER Lounge door in Post #1
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:27 am
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Originally Posted by hugolover View Post
I'm thinking cabin crew!
It's unlikely he'd be legally able to do the number of sectors he does as CC - he'd be out of hours!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by Stez View Post
Only 1D? I'm disappointed in you CWS.
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I thought 1C or 1D were cws's prefered seats on domestics?
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I was led to believe he liked 1C the most.
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1C is certainly my favourite!
Stez is right, but 1B was down as occupied, whereas I reckoned (correctly) that 1D would have an empty seat at 1E. So I had to slum it in 1D. First post updated, greetings from Northfields!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:48 am
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
greetings from Northfields!
Passing through I trust!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 11:48 am
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
Today there was a delay there, it left Heathrow at 13:53, 13 minutes late, was presumably stuck on the apron for a bit, and therefore arrive in to Newcastle at 15:12, which is 22 minutes late.

I therefore left home at 14:14 for my 15:50 flight, I got parked and handed over the keys for servicing, and into the airport terminal for 15:10. No delays in security, which took just 37 seconds to clear, so I was in the BA lounge in NCL at 15:16. One coffee and a slice of walnut and toffee cake. Boarding started at 15:35, I prefer to board last, so I boarded just before they closed the doors at 15:47.
Ha ha, are you going to be getting 'inspiration' for different Trip Report writers for each different day? I wonder who possibly could have inspired today's!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 12:01 pm
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Very interested to follow this. Subscribed and looking forward to reading the updates!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
...At my student hall of residence some wags used to try to this see who emerged from which room....
This, I suffered many a time!
Great to finally get a live (not) TR from BA's number 1 FF!

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Old Aug 17, 14, 12:51 pm
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Oooh, if it looks like a TR, sounds like a TR and quacks like a TR, then it must be a ....

Heads down in case Matthandy is on the prowl

Keep up the good work!
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Old Aug 17, 14, 12:58 pm
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Well this should make the week a little more interesting

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Old Aug 17, 14, 12:58 pm
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Originally Posted by crazy8534 View Post
This, I suffered many a time!
Great to finally get a live (not) TR from BA's number 1 FF!
I used to live in a halls block which other people walked through to get to their blocks. Fire alarms every weekend. Grrr

I'm looking forwards to this, though with some trepidation as I lost count of how many countries CWS was visiting whilst I was in Austria for 5 days.
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Old Aug 17, 14, 2:17 pm
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My thanks for the kind words, comments and support from 000, secretplantofightinflation, csdavidson, TRVLUPGD, hawklx, T8191, Aztec_Flyer, Banana4321, crazy8534, FatnLoud, Hoch, exilencfc - I'm pleased you find this interesting. I have updated, and indeed finished ,today's entry.

Originally Posted by Yahillwe View Post
So, cws, you will be spending the whole week in London?

If I manage to convince BotB to change his ticket and join me to Greece at a fellow fter's hotel, then HE could write the TR.
My dear, some of us have to work! And no, I won't be in London all week, even I can't fill up the cyber-space of FT with a week in London!

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Ha ha, are you going to be getting 'inspiration' for different Trip Report writers for each different day? I wonder who possibly could have inspired today's!
Um, I see exactly what you mean, but really that wasn't my intention. Clever idea though, but I think someone else could probably pull that one off better than me! So be prepared for excess detail in some areas, and none at all in others.
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Old Aug 17, 14, 2:28 pm
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Ah ha, so if the Hilton Canary Wharf saves you time tomorrow you must be on the babybus? Did you not fancy the Ibis Styles hotel 5 minutes walk away from LCY? Tube from Canary Wharf to Canning Town then DLR to LCY?

I have stayed in that Hilton before and seems quite good, although mostly at weekends so the rate is lower.
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Old Aug 17, 14, 2:29 pm
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watching with interest
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