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by florens
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)
Replies: 16
Views: 3503

Re: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)

BFS-IOM? whats the flight time on that? The manager of BFS was on the local radio today saying the actual flight time would be around 12 minutes and that this would become the world's shortest jet-engine flight... Not sure if true or not. TLL-HEL is sometimes operated by NoRRA E90 and is 63mi vs. B...

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by florens
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do passengers board the aircraft from the left side?
Replies: 87
Views: 10934

Re: Why do passengers board the aircraft from the left side?

I once boarded on the right hand side in FAE (Faroe Islands):

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by florens
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1032
Views: 126382

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

Exactly:

London Luton – Tallinn eff 17SEP18 4 weekly (Day x246)

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by florens
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1032
Views: 126382

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

WOW adds Dallas: WOW air yesterday announced another US route launch, which sees the airline operating Reykjavik Keflavik – Dallas/Ft. Worth route. This route will be served by A330-300 aircraft 3 times a week, starting 23MAY18. WW191 KEF2130 – 0045+1DFW 330 135 WW192 DFW1610 – 0445+1KEF 330 246 Sou...

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by florens
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 65290

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

QR from DOH diverted to ATL.
BR from TPE turned around over Japan
UA from GRU is heading towards Florida
TK is now over Canada, we'll see where it diverts to.

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by florens
Thu May 11, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iqaluit the new Keflavik??
Replies: 9
Views: 4635

Re: Iqaluit the new Keflavik??

Haha, I like the Swissair in the article! : :roll:

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by florens
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1032
Views: 126382

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

sailas wrote:
Is QR still using the a320 to HEL or when is it being up gauged to a 787?


Routesonline: Doha – Helsinki eff 16SEP17 Boeing 787-8 replaces A320, 1 daily

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by florens
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: VCE-HKT via DOH, BKK with Qatar Airways and Thai Airways in J
Replies: 3
Views: 3514

Re: VCE-HKT via DOH, BKK with Qatar Airways and Thai Airways in J

Thanks for this report. Didn't you visit the bar/lounge onboard the A380?

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by florens
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1032
Views: 126382

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... d-winglets
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FI to get Scimitar Blended Winglets on their 757:

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... d-winglets

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by florens
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 41
Replies: 508
Views: 90215

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread 41

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status ... 9112788992
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CA to start 4/7 service on the PEK-ZRH route with A332 from 7JUN17

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status ... 9112788992

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by florens
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF4016/4017 - holiday charters?
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Re: AF4016/4017 - holiday charters?

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/270013/air-france-w16-cuba-charter-program-changes/ Paris CDG – Bordeaux – Havana AF4016 CDG1220 – 1330BOD1445 – 1930HAV 343 13DEC16 AF4017 HAV2130 – 1220+1BOD1335+1 – 1455+1CDG 343 20DEC16 Paris CDG – Clermont-Ferrand – Havana AF4016 CDG1215 – 1315CF...

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by florens
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: London fog
Replies: 27
Views: 4129

Re: London fog

Situation is really bad. BA is not providing hotels. We were told to book ourselves (first find one!) and then reclaim the money. We were also told to leave the terminal building due to security concerns (i.e too many people in the terminal). Everywhere huge queues and a lot of frustrated passengers...

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by florens
Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways supposedly goes double daily to Amsterdam
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

Re: Qatar Airways supposedly goes double daily to Amsterdam

Plane Holland wrote:
Double daily, why not one a380?


There are not enough A380 in QR's fleet and the A380 features F class.

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by florens
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM opens new route to Monrovia and Freetown
Replies: 25
Views: 4622

Re: KLM opens new route to Monrovia and Freetown

Also, BA's widebody planes are premium seat heavy which might not be suitable for these markets.

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Wow, TLL and TAY?! Interesting...
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HELyes wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
At the same time, Qatar's QR code will be added to Finnair flights between Helsinki and Stockholm Bromma, Billund, Gothenburg, Riga, Tallinn and Tartu. [/i]

http://www.finnairgroup.com/mediaen/med ... 28339.html


Wow, TLL and TAY?! Interesting...

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by florens
Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why don't Airliners.net join in Tapatalk?
Replies: 8
Views: 3096

Re: Why don't Airliners.net join in Tapatalk?

Good point. To use airliners.net forums in safari is not convenient at all.

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by florens
Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multi-level terminal at FRA
Replies: 8
Views: 4143

Re: Multi-level terminal at FRA

It's the same for the B-Dock in ZRH, where B-gates are for Schengen flights and D-gates for Non-Schengen flights.

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by florens
Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A short flight to perfection. DUB-IOM 7-10/7-14-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2604

Re: A short flight to perfection. DUB-IOM 7-10/7-14-2016

Very nice report, thank you! Makes me want to visit the IOM.

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by florens
Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad B789 to Istanbul
Replies: 3
Views: 1009

Re: Etihad B789 to Istanbul

that was cancelled and reverted to A321...

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by florens
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 3
Replies: 310
Views: 51331

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 3

Hey guys Last winter, AY operated up to 4 daily flights on HEL-ZRH (2x A32X and 2xE90 operated by Norra). In summer, they currently operate 2x daily on this route, mostly with A320 and A321. For this coming winter, I haven't found more flights loaded into the booking system. Does anyone know if ther...

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by florens
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 3
Replies: 310
Views: 51331

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 3

per routesonline: airberlin during Christmas and New Year period plans to operate limited-time service between Switzerland and Iceland, which sees 1 weekly operation on Zurich – Reykjavik Keflavik route. This service will operate from 22DEC16 to 05JAN17, with Belair Airlines A320 aircraft. AB2632 ZR...

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by florens
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines lease rates are way too high
Replies: 7
Views: 1794

Re: SriLankan Airlines lease rates are way too high

A350? They don't have them yet...

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by florens
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss B77W and CS100
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Swiss B77W and CS100

I'm flying from ZHR to MIA on December back on January. Will I be able to fly the B77W? Depends on the weekday SWISS in winter 2016/17 season plans to expand capacity on Zurich – Miami route, as it introduces the new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on this route. From 30OCT16 to 24MAR17, the 777-300ER wi...

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by florens
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss B77W and CS100
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Swiss B77W and CS100

Not exhaustive, but... CS100: CDG, BUD, BRU, WAW, NCE, STR, HAJ, MXP, FLR, OTP, VCE, BHX, LUX, GVA http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/bre ... ight=cs100 B77W: Shorthaul: PRG, HAJ, VCE, ATH, GVA http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... wiss%20777 YUL, LAX, HKG, BKK, GRU, SIN, TLV http://www.route...

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by florens
Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Adventures in Switzerland: F100 and the first C-Series service to Manchester!
Replies: 7
Views: 3591

Re: Adventures in Switzerland: F100 and the first C-Series service to Manchester!

The Wamos 744 operated for Vueling

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by florens
Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 3
Replies: 310
Views: 51331

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 3

Routesonline: Wow Air in September and October 2016 is adding a number of charters between Iceland and Berlin, including Akureyri and Egilsstadir. Airbus A320 aircraft will operate these flights. Akureyri – Berlin Schoenefeld WW732 AEY0610 – 1140SXF 320 07OCT16 WW733 SXF1240 – 1430AEY 320 11OCT16 Eg...

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by florens
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swiss Air Lines (LX) 77W ZRH-LAX in Y
Replies: 30
Views: 14827

Re: Swiss Air Lines (LX) 77W ZRH-LAX in Y

how tall are you? the pitch is nowhere near ok. I am 6'1

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by florens
Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your own fictional airline, what would it look like?
Replies: 18
Views: 1536

Re: Your own fictional airline, what would it look like?

My own fictional airline would provide service to the following destinations from Switzerland:

ZRH
GVA
BSL

to

KEF
AEY
FAE
SFJ via KEF
TOS
LYR via TOS

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Equipment probably A321s or B738s

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by florens
Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes I Have Been On
Replies: 75
Views: 4444

Re: Planes I Have Been On

A318 (AF) A319 (LX, BA, AY, RC, LH, AF, SN, AB) A320 (LX, BA, U2, DL, AF, SK, QR, 3O) A321 (LX, BA, VN, AF, LH, SK) A332 (QR, WY) A333 (LX, DL, EY, TG, SQ) A343 (AY) A388 (LH, QR) AT42 (AY) AT72 (AY, VN) B717 (SK) B733 (KL, LH, WN) B734 (KL) B735 (BT, LH) B736 (SK, WS) B737 (KL, WN) B738 (FR, 9W, KL...

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by florens
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA277 LHR-HYD Returning To London
Replies: 6
Views: 7768

RE: BA277 LHR-HYD Returning To London

Will it land at LHR during the curfew?

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by florens
Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asia’s World City Via QR And CX Business Class
Replies: 19
Views: 9877

RE: Asia’s World City Via QR And CX Business Class

Wow, this is an amazing report. I now even look more forward to our <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>-<acronym title="Doha - Hamad International (New Doha) (DOH / OTHH), Qatar AND Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - ...

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by florens
Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Ridiculous Rules (listmaking, Etc.)
Replies: 32
Views: 3858

RE: Your Ridiculous Rules (listmaking, Etc.)

- I always sit as much in the front as possible
- I prefer to fly A-B-C rather than A-C
- I always greet the F/As and say thank you when leaving the plane

[Edited 2016-06-02 06:06:37]

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by florens
Thu May 19, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air First Flight To Stockholm / Extra Circles
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

RE: WOW Air First Flight To Stockholm / Extra Circles

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tristarsteve" class="quote" target="_blank">Tristarsteve</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table b...

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by florens
Thu May 19, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 68854

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AR385" class="quote" target="_blank">AR385</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Is the 737 too small for this effect to occurr...

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by florens
Thu May 19, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Odd Behaviour Of Kayak During Searches
Replies: 0
Views: 1209

Odd Behaviour Of Kayak During Searches

Hey all I noticed something odd lately when doing kayak researches. First, still during the search process, the results listed are very cheap. cf. this: <a href="http://postimage.org/" target="_blank"/><a href="http://s32.postimg.org/6n8rtav9h/image.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://s32.postimg....

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by florens
Wed May 18, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Launch LHR-SCL
Replies: 77
Views: 22914

RE: BA Launch LHR-SCL

Nice one, didn't see this one coming!

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by florens
Fri May 13, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport That Gets Most 787 Operators
Replies: 26
Views: 7390

RE: Airport That Gets Most 787 Operators

LHR (on top of my head) <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> - 788 <acronym title="Royal Brunei Airlines">BI</acronym> - 788 <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> - 788 <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> - 788, 789 <acronym title="Azerbaijan Airlines">J2</acronym> - 788 <acronym ...

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by florens
Thu May 12, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Is Looking At Europe To Mexico 5th Freedoms
Replies: 30
Views: 9701

RE: EK Is Looking At Europe To Mexico 5th Freedoms

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/emira...-from-europe-mexico-us-631288.html

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by florens
Tue May 10, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 5911

RE: QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/classiclover" class="quote" target="_blank">classiclover</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> I'm going at Easter myself - can'...

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by florens
Mon May 09, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 5911

RE: QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueShamu330s" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueShamu330s</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> Why is it a pity?</i></font></t...

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by florens
Mon May 09, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 5911

QR Delays AKL Launch To Feb 2017

A pity for those who purchased those super cheap business class tickets for december!

http://airlineroute.net/2016/05/09/qr-akl-feb17/

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by florens
Mon May 09, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would You Book A Brussels Airlines Ticket Now? [2]
Replies: 3
Views: 2018

RE: Would You Book A Brussels Airlines Ticket Now?

Thanks for your followup!

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by florens
Mon May 09, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swiss Business Class LX18 ZRH-EWR A330
Replies: 4
Views: 10737

RE: Swiss Business Class LX18 ZRH-EWR A330

Nice report! <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/akinsoul" class="quote" target="_blank">akinsoul</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Restaurant Schlüssel O...

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by florens
Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA16 V BA12
Replies: 10
Views: 2828

RE: BA16 V BA12

The A380 also has an IFE box under each K seat.

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by florens
Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Google Street View On Air Lingus 757
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

RE: Google Street View On Air Lingus 757

Google Apron View =)

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by florens
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2863

RE: BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/coolian2" class="quote" target="_blank">coolian2</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You were. Now...

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by florens
Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2863

RE: BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue

Quoting coolian2 (Reply 7):

Thanks!

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by florens
Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2863

BA Customer Support Cannot Solve Issue

Hey guys I've booked a flight in May (<acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and vv.) for some friends and me. Unfortunately there is a mistake in one of the friend's las...

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by florens
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 22090

RE: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

Flown 2016 02JAN16 BA4461 <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>-<acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> E190 03JAN16 BA2740 <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Geneva - In...

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