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  • traveldoc1
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    If arranging a hotel or limo pickup from the airport, have a pre-arranged codeword which only the genuine driver should know. It’s possible (and has happened) that the genuine driver, holding a card with your name on it, is told that you’re waiting elsewhere. While he goes off to find you the scammer then holds up your name card and you unsuspectingly get into a rogue vehicle.


    traveldoc1
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    To be fair, the allowances still seem to be reasonable. But why on earth do they resort to this double speak (aka Orwell 1984) to try to justify things? Who do they really think they’re kidding – and they just make themselves look even more ridiculous than they already are.


    traveldoc1
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    Like ontherunhome I MUCH prefer A320s to B737s and make my choice accordingly. Agree also about 787 – serious disappointment and not a patch on A350 – and lOVE the A380, but not a big fan of B777.


    traveldoc1
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    Great choice of restaurant. Great food and good wine – and a really excellent cheese board (well…by Bangkok standards at any rate). Increasingly envious that I cannot be there. Enjoy, everyone!!


    traveldoc1
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    Really sad I will miss the BKK meet up. Would have been good to meet up with my fellow BT-ers. Hope you all have a great evening.


    traveldoc1
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    PS – be aware that the Finnair evening departure (AY144) has been advanced to 2305. I’m travelling that route on 12 Dec!!

    in reply to: BKK lounge

    traveldoc1
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    The lounge which Finnair uses for Business customers is OK – quite comfortable, decent wifi and usually very close to departure gate.

    in reply to: BKK lounge

    traveldoc1
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    Dreadful news. Fantastic app to use, and really prompt in notifying me of time or ac changes.

    in reply to: MyFlights App to End

    traveldoc1
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    I was, admittedly, fairly tired but BNE-SIN on EK in F. (Also interesting as I’d bought an Economy ticket and upgraded with miles, then got further upgrade). Got on, told flight attendants I wanted nothing to eat or drink, and was asleep straight after takeoff until 30 minutes out of SIN.


    traveldoc1
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    Crocodile steak in China; rooster’s testicles in Taiwan (NOT to be repeated!!!)


    traveldoc1
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    Booked flight for my wife DUB-BKK. Outbound LX and bound LH. Unable to book LH seats on LX website, despite them being same airline group, let alone same alliance!!


    traveldoc1
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    Booked ticket for my wife DUB-BKK – outbound on LX and inbound on LH. Unable to book LH seats on LX website despite them being the same airline group, let alone alliance!!


    traveldoc1
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    Be assured that some of us at least, Alex, appreciate the service to BT readers!


    traveldoc1
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    I fly regularly with EK (Platinum cardholder) and in the air they’re great. Customer service is, as you say, an oxymoron however. As I have posted in a separate thread, their fares ex-BKK have become massively less competitive, and so I’m increasingly using Finnair for my flights back to UK or Ireland. Good service, and often an A350 – though I miss the limo service!


    traveldoc1
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    Normally an Emirates stalwart, but have booked Finnair BKK-DUB at Christmas as EK wanted £3,000 and AY £1,900. Then had to book DEL-DUB-BKK for next April – EK quoted £7,000 (!!!) whilst AY was rather more reasonable £1,350 (yes – 1/5 the price!). No contest really. My relatively few flights with AY have all been good, and Helsinki is a joy to use as a transit airport.

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