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  • Ah,Mr.Bond
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    150 quid for a name change on an air ticket – seems reasonable. Most carriers would tell you to buy a new ticket.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    I find the fact that people are travelling without their confirmation/documents simply unbelievable.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    That’s a fair enough comment…. With the savings made on fuel and also the additional income from no doubt selling another piece of luggage, it goes without saying they will of course be ploughing in this extra money to offer more spacious seats and heightened on board services!!!!!!!


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    7 upstairs, 8 downstairs. The laughable irony is – there is more seats in a row in Business class than in Premium economy!!


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    Im not surprised if their pricing is anything like the west Coast. Standard class, one way from London to north west England in May is currently 120 quid. I can it drive for 30 quid.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    Taking the poor “exchange rate” aside, one main problem I have found is you can not part pay with Avios on a mixed cabin booking. I would regularly fly out WTP and back CW. It will not give you the option. Is this due to be changed?


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    It is awful, truly awful. Where once you could obtain flights by inputting where you want to go on the homepage, dates, class, number of passengers all in one box, you now have to go through this process via numerous different pages before you get the flight selection, each one jumps up and down all over the place as well, checking a box before it takes you to the next screen to input the passenger numbers and travel class. The display of the flights when you finally get it is also no where near as clear as before, especially should you want to chose different dates, mix cabins etc. It is dreadful.
    I have fedback on 2 occasions, and guess what? No reply!
    It is clearly only been developed for tablet app use – on a PC it is utterly useless.
    TOP TIP!!! – One way round it is to select Australia or elsewhere as your country….. it then automatically defaults to the old style [for now !!!]

    in reply to: New-look ba.com

    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    I thought this nonsense was only for Economy? They seriously applying this to Club?….. If I was in Club, I would be boarding whenever I want. I would not care less what “group” is on the boarding pass.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    … and unused taxes and charges should be refunded if cancelled…. let me guess what your T+Cs state!!!!!!!


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    @capetonianm – Traveltrolley/Southall [Flysharp is another of their brands] are perfectly fine… SO LONG … as you travel on exactly what you booked. Don’t try and change/cancel anything. Get your airline locator and keep a watchful eye yourself for any schedule changes etc, don’t rely on them to tell you. Ive used them and saved 200 quid over other agents on a QR J class ticket.
    At least they have their HQ office in the UK, unlike MANY other agents on these comparison sites…. those you have to watch out for.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    That’s rubbish GBAIR72 as I called BA up re my next Glasgow flight and explained that this error message is all that ever came up for this, and my flight last month… he did it for me then and there, if it was no longer available he would not have been able to do it. It is an IT thing and not an availability issue as I tried as soon as I received the message and continually, even days later when I was still being offered the upgrade price.
    Re the security issue Swissdiver mentions, again, I don’t buy that either. I tried on my laptop, on my work PC, and also on my phone via the app. Everything came back with the same messgae. Grrrrrrrrrr!
    Lodged a complaint about it and will see what they make of it.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    Meanwhile Putney High street is littered with new vaping shops, done up like fancy bars glamorising the entire thing, something cigarettes did in the 70s which now would be totally unthinkable and unacceptable.
    This is no coincidence, these shops would never afford the rents in Putney, or elsewhere in central london for that matter. The cigarette companies have without doubt admitted defeat that this is the future and no doubt are somehow involved in the explosion of these shops.
    Elsewhere in the world however.. ‘baccy is still king and will not admit defeat, and banning e-cigs is the only thing they know what to do.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    These get deleted immediately. Filled one in years ago after a bad experience, no feedback whatsoever, and nothing ever changed.. so whats the point? They are 3rd party surveys anyway. For the bin, unless they want to pay me 20 quid per each 4 that I fill in.

    in reply to: BA automated surveys

    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    What I find hugely worrying about yesterdays carry on is that LHR hardly got any snow. Yes there was some, I woke up with about 2mm of slush which soon disapeared, that’s is! North of London, Essex etc got the most of it. BHX, STN were badly affected, neither of which BA fly to. I would expect maybe some Manchester flights to be stuck at LHR, little else.
    I had friends travelling back from New Orleans yesterday who where stuck on the tarmac on arrival for 2 hours. Can somone explain why? And what will happen should LHR actually be under a few [still not much really] inches of snow? The whole scenario yesterday reeks of unprepared incompetence.


    Ah,Mr.Bond
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    Heard it all now!…. And just how does this reduce costs?
    The only thing it will increase is the time it takes for everyone to board.

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