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I am currently reviewing my travel plans for the year both business and pleasure and have a dilemma as to weather i should fly on BA or not?

Frequent commentators on this forum are very quick to pick up on the negatives flying with BA, however still continue to fly with the airline.

Seat (generally fine on long haul)
Flight timetable (for the journeys I require)
Frequent Flyer program

Over priced
Customer service
Union Strikes
No WOW factor

I must admit I have not flow with this carrier for some years however i am still having trouble making a decision even when the cons out weigh the pros. However to due to my sense of patriotism to the brand, feel I should fly with BA. Unlike most of you who fly in the premium cabins I will only be flying economy (unless I have a windfall or get a free upgrade on the day of travel).

Are BA really that bad an airline and best avoided?



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