Is BA really THAT bad?

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  • persiantraveller
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    @Harbord1 / @Rferguson2 – VS have lost all my respect after introducing their woke policies and non-binary uniform BS, unapologetically.


    persiantraveller
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    @Rferguson – QR, EK, and to a lesser extent EY rule Europe-Australia/Pacific traffic now, and I agree, it’s surreal to think about, when most European airlines served that region and were the airlines of choice… just wow.


    persiantraveller
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    If you want to try some good vins btw, fly ITA.


    FDOS
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    No thanks.

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    Greg
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    @FaroFlyer I’m surprised that you can present a boarding card without an individual being present. I don’t think the new barriers at some Heathrow gates will allow it. Have you ever experienced any problems ?


    FaroFlyer
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    Hi Greg,

    This is Ryanair, so not Heathrow. You simply present your own to the agent, then show them the ECS boarding card for them to record the seat occupancy. No problems to date.


    Nick Pike
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    Faro Flyer- I’m BA Gold but have just booked Mr Extra Comfort Seat for a Ryanair weekend in Malta from Norwich. I must confess I hadn’t thought to scan “his” boarding card but I will now. Seeking to replicate the BA Club experience minus the food and as Norwich Airport is just 15 minutes away as opposed to LHR or LGW (three/four hours plus) it will be an interesting comparison…

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    Greg
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    Nick and Faro Flyer, I think this is a great ploy (Mr ECS) but still am surprised that the “number of passengers” does not tally with the “number who physically boarded”, especially if the documents need to be accessed in an emergency.

    Nevertheless thanks for the tip. I’ll certainly try it some time.


    norbert2008
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    Norwich Ryanair is a great step forward but sadly need Paris, Frankfurt and Manchester back please. Can you let us know how your flight went please?


    VRTW
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    Having just flown a round trip ..outbound via Santiago Chile delayed overnight by over 15 hours and homeward from Buenos Aires via Rio….where a crew member proudly stood at the front of the cabin in full view of us customers to inform us that “ Passengers in the aisle were getting in the way of crew performing their duties..no more than two customers were allowed to be standing in the aisles at anyone time…and if there was an emergency they may not be able to help and we could die!” I kid you not.
    On mentioning our concerns to senior crew they simply laughed and said” Well you haven’t died have you,” This does not instil any confidence.

    So to answer the lead question… Is BA really THAT bad? ….YES IT IS….fly ABBA…AnyBody But BA

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    FaroFlyer
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    Greg,
    Sorry, maybe I was not clear. It is so that cabin crew know the number of “occupied” or paid seats. On Ryanair you can get people who buy the cheapest fare and, when FR seat allocation allocates random seats, these people expect others to move around to accommodate them. I refuse, as I paid for seating and, if cabin crew can see on the manifest that the seat is paid for as Mr ECS then they will confirm that I have paid for that ECS seat.


    FaroFlyer
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    VRTW,
    Sorry to be pedantic, but shouldn’t that be fly ABBBA?

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    Nick Pike
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    Norbert 2008- it’s not until June, but i will report back…


    BackOfThePlane
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    FaroFlyer – Anybody But British Airways (ABBA).


    FaroFlyer
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    BotP,

    VRTW wrote AnyBody But BA so ABBBA 🙂

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