BA flight delayed by curtain divider

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  • AlanOrton1
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    Flew to VLC and back last month in Y and I’m pretty sure on one leg there was no curtain divider.
    Sat in an exit row seat, over half way back on an A321 and it was a far more comfortable experience than the previous months flight in CE in row 2.
    If only they could revert to something like 32-34 inches in CE.

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    SimonRowberry
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    no, I am not particularly angry inside, nor am I a troll for that matter!! well, you mentioned “the cohort of ET passengers” and the backsides constantly on your face…
    I JUST TRY TO POINT OUT THAT YOUR POST WAS RIDICULOUS, WITH SOME DERISION … surely it is a minor incident not worth writing to Mr Doyle to complain

    I just noticed that participants in this forum are lacking any sense of humour, sad

    you are right I do NOT know you and I am not missing it

    Hi Frederic,

    Wow, it’s been quite a while since I saw such unnecessary aggression on this Forum – it’s like a return to a sad past.

    Just a thought, dear chap – if you think we are a humourless lot here, then why don’t you just leave the Forum? I don’t think you’d be missed either.

    A bientot,

    Simon

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    evelyn
    Participant

    Can one actually pay for an extra seat in economy?
    I di not think that was possible.
    Can anyone confirm please?


    GordyUK
    Participant

    Good luck with that… my “complaint to Doyle” was met with a “we’re very busy and it will take 35 days for a response”… that was 40 days ago 🙄


    DNAdams
    Participant

    Good luck with that… my “complaint to Doyle” was met with a “we’re very busy and it will take 35 days for a response”… that was 40 days ago 🙄

    Thanks, appreciate that it won’t go anywhere, and BA/Doyle couldn’t care less about their customers, but it made me feel better.

    Got a load of Avios and a companion voucher to use up and then I won’t even consider BA again.

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    openfly
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    Evelyn…..yes, it’s called a Comfort Seat. I’ve done it several times on BA….it’s designed for very large passengers who might overflow the seat beside them!

    Make a booking then call the BA Exec Club….request an extra seat beside you. You only pay the seat cost….no taxes or charges. Once you’ve paid, the seat is blocked off. I’ve done it a couple of times in the Em Exit seats, and it works. It can be as cheap as £5 extra…! Damn sight more comfy that Club Europe!

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    FDOS
    Participant

    Can one actually pay for an extra seat in economy?
    I di not think that was possible.
    Can anyone confirm please?

    I’ve done it a number of times, Evelyn.

    The process varies from airline to airline, but generally you pay the fare for the seat only and not travel taxes.


    rferguson
    Participant

    The problem is, what BA offers in Club Europe is competitive in europe. Or, in the case of my recent KLM and Lufthansa flights slightly better!

    When every european airline is touting a row of economy seats with the middle seat blocked off as ‘Business Class’ which may or may not have the glory of a dividing curtain between it and economy, where is the incentive to improve? I mean even the faux middle table across the blocked seat has disappeared.

    My recent flights with Lufthansa in Business – dire. I mean I won’t speak about the seat, but the catering was a disgrace. No choice. A few slices of sausage and a bread roll. And some little pudding.

    KLM departing MAD for AMS business class – a cardboard box with not a single fresh item in it. Nada. Some kind of cake, a pack of nuts, a bread roll and some other carby pastry.

    Saying all that, there ARE some good deals to be had in Business Class. The other week I had booked a £45 one-way fare from MAN to MAD on Iberia Express in economy. When I went to check in online it offered me an upgrade to Business…for £34!

    Had a delicious hot meal on the way (choice of beef or fish), friendly service (on IBERIA SHOCKING!) and an empty seat next to me. Not to mention lounge access and fast track security to boot (although I had this already with BA Gold).

    In the US the situation seems a little reversed. I flew Delta from JFK to Chicago the other month in ‘First Class’ and although the seat is physically different and larger than economy the choice of ‘meal’ was a bag of pistachios or a cereal bar. And of course, being a domestic flight within the US, no lounge access. But again, the difference in fare from economy was so marginal.

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