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  • Flight on 11/11/2017

    British Airways Business

    Fort Lauderdale to London
    on: B777-200 (Four class)

    7.3

    I travelled with British Airways from Fort Lauderdale in Florida to London Gatwick in November 2017. I travelled in Club World/business class. GROUND EXPERIENCE When selecting a BA flight from southern Florida to the UK, just be aware that FLL is definitely the budget option when compared ...

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  • Flight on 15/10/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Milan to London
    on: A319

    6.0

    I travelled with British Airways from Milan Linate to London Heathrow Terminal 5 in October 2017. The scheduled departure time was 19:10. I initially had trouble assessing fast track security, but was given access once I explained I had BA status. Thankfully security was very quick and I was ...

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  • Flight on 28/08/2017

    Finnair Business (short haul)

    Helsinki to London
    on: A320

    6.6

    I travelled Finnair from Helsinki to London Heathrow in Finnair business class over the 2017 August Bank Holiday weekend. LOUNGE I arrived on a connecting flight from Tallinn and given the relatively short connection made my way as quickly as possible through passport control and on to the ...

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  • Flight on 18/05/2017

    British Airways Premium economy

    Santiago to London
    on: B787-9

    7.4

    I travelled with British Airways on BA250 from Santiago to London Heathrow Terminal 5. I travelled in May 2017 in World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy). I thought this would be an interesting review as I understand this is the longest route that BA operates. CHECK-IN I arrived at BA ...

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  • Flight on 14/10/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Milan
    on: A319

    8.0

    It has been a while since I last reviewed a short-haul British Airways flight so thought this may be a helpful addition to the seatplans website. I travelled on BA0564, which had a scheduled departure of 7:35am. I was travelling in economy class/Euro Traveller. I arrived at terminal 5 at just ...

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  • Flight on 03/05/2017

    British Airways Economy

    London to Lima
    on: B777-200 (Three class)

    7.6

    I travelled with British Airways in economy class (World Traveller) from London Gatwick to Lima in economy class in May 2017. The scheduled time of departure was 13:50. I arrived at the BA premium check in at 11:20am. There was only three desks open and two of those were dedicated to First. The ...

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  • Flight on 01/05/2017

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    Athens to London
    on: B777-200 (Four class)

    7.3

    I travelled from Athens to London Heathrow Terminal 5 on British Airways in May 2017. I was oroigimally scheduled to travel in an exit row seat on a Boeing 767 but was subsequently upgraded to Club Europe/Club World in row 10 of a replacement 777-200. I arrived at BA check-in around 2 hours ...

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  • Flight on 13/05/2017

    TACA Economy (short haul)

    Puerto Maldonado to Lima
    on: Embraer 190

    8.0

    I travelled from Puerto Maldonado to Lima via Cusco in May 2017 in economy class on an Avianca flight, operated by TACA. The scheduled time of departure was 12:55. DEPARTURE I arrived at Puerto Maldonado Airport at around 11:15am, following a boat and bus transfer from our ecolodge. The ...

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  • Flight on 15/05/2017

    LAN Business (short haul)

    Lima to Santiago
    on: B787-8 Dreamliner

    8.3

    I travelled from Lima to Santiago Chile with LATAM on LA601 in May 2017. The scheduled time of departure was 09:15 and I was travelling in business class. I arrived at Lima Airport by taxi about 2 hours before the flight. The taxi from Miraflores took about 40 minutes, which was quick as I was ...

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  • Flight on 21/04/2017

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    London to Pisa
    on: A319

    8.2

    I travelled on BA2600 from London Gatwick to Pisa in April 2017. The aircraft was an A319 and I was travelling in Club Europe. I arrived by train and this was my first visit to Gatwick since BA's recent terminal move. I like the new BA priority boarding area - it has more of a premium feel than ...

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  • Flight on 24/04/2017

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    Pisa to London
    on: A320

    7.8

    I travelled on BA0605 from Pisa to London Heathrow, which had a scheduled departure time of 12:35pm. I was travelling in Club Europe. My journey to the airport was quicker than anticipated: it took about 20 minutes from my hotel near Pisa Centrale to the terminal. I used the 'Pisa Mover' light ...

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  • Flight on 29/04/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Athens
    on: A320

    8.2

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Athens with British Airways in April 2017. I was travelling on BA0638 which had a scheduled departure time of 6:55am. I travelled in Euro Traveller class. I arrived at Terminal 5 at around 5:20am by taxi and made my way straight to the business ...

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    Finnair Business (short haul)

    London to Helsinki
    on: A321

    7.8

    I travelled from London to Helsinki with Finnair in March 2017. I was travelling in business class and the scheduled departure time of my flight was 10:20am. I arrived at Heathrow T3 at about 7:20am. I'd already checked in online, so went straight to security. Priority security was relatively quick ...

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    Nordic Regional Airlines Economy (short haul)

    Helsinki to Tallinn
    on: ATR-72

    6.3

    I travelled with Nordic Regional Airlines in March 2017. The scheduled departure of the flight was 16:25. I had connected on a Finnair flight from London. It was a relatively long walk between the gates and I also had to pass through passport control (although thankfully the e-passport gates were ...

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  • Flight on 12/03/2017

    Finnair Business (short haul)

    Helsinki to London
    on: A350

    8.9

    I travelled on Finnair from Helsinki to London Heathrow on AY831 in March 2017. I had arrived on a connecting flight, with a relatively short connection. I arrived at the Finnair lounge at about 6:45 and was pointed in the direction of the Priority lounge, which I thought was great. After finding a ...

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  • Flight on 12/03/2017

    Nordic Regional Airlines Economy (short haul)

    Tallinn to Helsinki
    on: ATR-72

    6.8

    I travelled with Nordic Regional Airlines from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki on AY118 in March 2017 in Economy Pro class. I arrived at Tallinn Airport by Uber at at around 4:50am - for those interested, it took less than 15 minutes from the Old Town. I had not checked in online but a check-in agent ...

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  • Flight on 24/02/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Paris
    on: A319

    7.0

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris Orly on British Airways in February 2017. The flight number was BA0334 and the scheduled departure time was 10:50am. We arrived at T5 at just after 8:30am and went straight to the North Fast Track security lane. The security was anything but ...

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  • Flight on 26/02/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Paris to London
    on: A319

    6.8

    I travelled with British Airways on BA0337 from Paris Orly to London Heathrow T5 in February 2017. I travelled in the Euro Traveller cabin. The scheduled departure time of the flight was 19:55, although I was notified in advance on the BA app that the flight was delayed. I was travelling on a ...

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  • Flight on 20/01/2017

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    London to Malta
    on: A320

    6.8

    I travelled from London Gatwick North Terminal to Malta in January 2017. I was travelling with British Airways on BA2644 in Club Europe. I arrived at Gatwick at about 6:10am for my 8:05am flight. I had no hand luggage but quickly checked if I needed some sort of lounge invitation (I haven't ...

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  • Flight on 22/01/2017

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    Malta to London
    on: A320

    6.4

    I travelled on BA2645 in Club Europe from Malta to London Gatwick North Terminal in January 2017. The scheduled departure time was 11:50. I arrived at the airport at just after 10am. I made my way straight to security but there was a sign saying that an invitation was required to access the ...

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  • Flight on 04/01/2017

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Rome to London
    on: A319

    6.3

    I travelled from Rome to London Heathrow in January 2017. I was travelling on BA0557 which had a scheduled departure time of 6:50pm. CHECK-IN We arrived by taxi from the centre of Rome at about 4:40pm having taken a taxi from the centre of Rome. Whilst not the cheapest option, the taxi was ...

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  • Flight on 31/12/2016

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Rome
    on: A319

    5.6

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Rome on 31 December 2016. The scheduled departure time of the flight was 09:35am. We arrived at Heathrow at around 6:30am, having used the POD parking. Check-in seemed very busy, although it quickly became clear that this was because of a number of ...

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  • Flight on 10/10/2016

    British Airways First

    Dubai to London
    on: B777-200 (Four class)

    7.6

    I travelled from Dubai to London Heathrow in First class in October 2016. We arrived at around 7:20am at DXB T1 for BA0108, which had a scheduled departure time of 9:20am. Thankfully the entrance we used was very near to BA check-in, which was quiet. We were seen almost straight away - the ...

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  • Flight on 05/10/2016

    British Airways Business

    London to Dubai
    on: B787-9

    7.7

    I travelled on British Airways Club World from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Dubai in October 2016. After traversing Terminal 5 looking for my AirPortr (and being given blank/puzzled/do you know what you're talking expressions from two BA staff after asking if AirPortr tend to wait in a certain ...

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  • Flight on 10/09/2016

    British Airways Business

    London to Cairo
    on: B787-8

    8.1

    I travelled on British Airways from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cairo International Airport in September 2016. I was travelling in Club World. I won't focus on the T5 lounges, which I have reviewed several times previously using the seaplans.com website (and there was nothing particularly ...

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    Norwegian Economy (short haul)

    Madrid to London
    on: B737-800

    5.3

    I travelled with Norwegian from Madrid Barajas Terminal 2 to London Gatwick in November 2016. I was only travelling with hand baggage. Boarding was horrible. A long queue had already formed by 17:25. Whilst a delay had not been announced the queue had not moved at all by 17:50 and it was clear ...

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  • Flight on 12/11/2016

    LAN Business

    Frankfurt to Madrid
    on: B787-9

    9.7

    I travelled on LATAM from Frankfurt to Madrid in November 2016. I'd read a few reviews of this flight so was happy to find a business related need to travel on this route. It had taken a while. In the interests of keeping the review to a reasonable length, I shall just start with the lounge ...

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  • Flight on 12/11/2016

    British Airways Economy

    on: A319

    7.6

    I travelled on BA0908 from London Heathrow T5 to Frankfurt Terminal 2 in November 2015 in economy class. Whilst not part of the in-flight experience, it is worth nothing that the flight I was originally booked on was cancelled at short notice. I managed to confirm space on this flight the ...

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  • Flight on 25/07/2016

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Berlin to London
    on: Embraer 190

    6.8

    I travelled from Berlin Tegel Airport to London City in economy class in July 2016. I travelled to the airport on TXL bus 128 - it's a good option if you are only travelling with hand baggage: it's cheap and drops directly outside the terminal building. The British Airways lounge is located ...

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  • Flight on 22/07/2016

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Berlin
    on: Embraer 190

    7.3

    I travelled with British Airways in Euro Traveller from London City Airport to Berlin Tegel in July 2016. The flight had a scheduled departure time of 8:20. I arrived at about 7:15am for my flight. The drop off and check-in areas were both very busy, although several staff were trying to manage the ...

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  • Flight on 02/07/2016

    Austrian Airlines Economy (short haul)

    London to Vienna
    on: A321-211

    7.8

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 2 to Vienna in July 2016. I travelled on Austrian Airlines in economy class. The scheduled departure time of the flight was 9:05am. CHECK-IN AREA AND SECURITY I arrived at Terminal 2 at just before 7am. Unfortunately, I had forgotten the boarding pass ...

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  • Flight on 03/07/2016

    Austrian Airlines Economy (short haul)

    Vienna to London
    on: A321-211

    6.4

    I travelled with Austrian Airlines in economy class in July 2016. I travelled on OS 455 which has a scheduled departure time of departure of 17:15. I was travelling on a hand baggage only ticket and had my boarding pass saved to the Austrian Airlines app, so did not need to use check-in. There ...

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  • Flight on 12/06/2016

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Milan to London
    on: A319

    6.0

    I travelled on BA0563 from Milan Linate to London Heathrow on British Airways in June 2016. I was travelling in the Euro Traveller Cabin. I arrived at BA check-in area at around 15:55, having taken an Uber from the centre of Milan. This was a good way to travel to the airport as I was dropped ...

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  • Flight on 04/05/2016

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Frankfurt to London
    on: Embraer 190

    6.3

    I travelled on BA8735 from Frankfurt Terminal 2 to London City Airport in May 2016 in economy class. This was a connecting flight from Tokyo Narita, which I have reviewed separately. The scheduled departure time of the flight was 18:05. LOUNGE As soon as I left my JAL flight I made my way ...

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  • Flight on 04/05/2016

    Japan Airlines Premium economy

    Tokyo to Frankfurt
    on: B777-300ER (W82)

    9.0

    I travelled from Tokyo Narita Terminal 2 to Frankfurt on Japan Airlines in May 2016. I was travelling on JL0407 which had a scheduled departure time of 11:25am and was travelling in Premium Economy class. My journey started by trying to take the Narita Express from Shibuya, having made ticket and ...

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  • Flight on 25/04/2016

    Japan Airlines Business (short haul)

    Tokyo to Osaka
    on: B777-200 (W14)

    8.1

    I arrived at Haneda Airport Terminal 1 at about 8:20am for my 10:30am flight to Osaka Itami Airport. I was travelling with JAL in Class J on JL113 in April 2016. I arrived on the 'Friendly Airport Limousine' bus - for those that aren't familiar, I would suggest (at least trying) to book this in ...

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    Japan Airlines Premium economy

    Frankfurt to Tokyo
    on: B787-9

    8.8

    I travelled from Frankfurt to Tokyo Narita in April 2016 on JL0408 in premium economy class. This was a connecting flight from London Heathrow, which I have reviewed separately. The scheduled flight departure time was 19:20. I arrived at the Japan Airlines Sakura lounge at about 18:15. There was ...

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  • Flight on 22/04/2016

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    London to Frankfurt
    on: A319

    7.7

    CHECK-IN I arrived at London Heathrow Terminal 5 at around 12:45pm for my 15:10 flight on BA0910 to Frankfurt. I travelled in Club Europe with an onward connecting flight to Tokyo with Japan Airlines. The queue for check-in was thankfully very short. I waited for only a few seconds. I was told ...

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    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Istanbul
    on: B767-300 (European config.)

    7.8

    I travelled on British Airways in economy class from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Istanbul in March, on flight BA676 which had a scheduled departure time of 9:35am. I arrived at T5 at about 7:45am. As I was travelling with hand baggage only I made by way straight to the priority security ...

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  • Flight on 13/03/2016

    British Airways Business (short haul)

    Istanbul to London
    on: A320

    7.5

    I travelled on BA679 from Istanbul to London Heathrow T5 in March 2016 in Club Europe. I have reviewed the outward journey separately. I arrived at Istanbul Airport at about 11:30am. As usual, there were huge lines for the initial security checks required to gain access to the departures area. ...

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  • Flight on 25/02/2016

    Air France Economy (short haul)

    Paris to Prague
    on: A320

    7.4

    In late February 2016 I travelled from Paris (CDG) to Prague with Air France in economy class. This trip originated in London and this was a connecting flight. Departure for the Prague flight was from Gate F47; which was almost immediately above one of the Air France lounges (which I have reviewed ...

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  • Flight on 25/02/2016

    Air France Economy (short haul)

    London to Paris
    on: A321

    7.2

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 4 to Paris (CDG) in late February 2016 with Air France, with an onward connection to Prague. SkyTeam check-in is located in Zone H of Terminal 4 Departures. After a member of staff confirmed that I had Skyteam Elite Plus status, we were allowed to use ...

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  • Flight on 29/02/2016

    KLM Economy (short haul)

    Amsterdam to London
    on: Cityhopper Fokker 70

    8.2

    I travelled with KLM from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow Terminal 4 in late February 2016 in economy class on a Fokker 70 aircraft. This was a connecting flight from Prague, which I have reviewed separately. Prior to departure we used the KLM Crown Lounge in the non-Schengen area. It was ...

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  • Flight on 29/02/2016

    KLM Economy (short haul)

    Prague to Amsterdam
    on: B737-700

    8.0

    I travelled from Prague Terminal 2 to Amsterdam Schiphol on KLM flight KL1356 in economy class which had a scheduled departure time of 14:05 in late February 2016. We arrived at the airport at about 12:10, having left the Intercontinental Prague at about 11:45. It was great that our car was able to ...

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    Iberia Business (short haul)

    Madrid to London
    on: A330-300

    8.9

    I travelled from Madrid Barajas Airport to London Heathrow Terminal 5 on Iberia on IB3166 in business class on an Airbus A330 in mid January 2016. I travelled in business class on this leg on my journey due to a successful online upgrade bid, which was significantly cheaper than the originally ...

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  • Flight on 02/01/2016

    Iberia Economy (short haul)

    London to Madrid
    on: A321

    8.3

    I travelled in Iberia in economy class on 2 January from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Madrid Barajas, with an onward business class connection from Madrid to Havana, Cuba. The flight was BA514 (IB3175), which was actually operated by Iberia. CHECK-IN I arrived at Terminal 5 at about 8:15am for ...

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  • Flight on 02/01/2016

    Iberia Business

    Madrid to Havana
    on: A330-300

    8.3

    I travelled from Madrid Barajas to Havana in January 2015 on Iberia flight IB6621 on an Airbus A330-300. This was a connecting flight from London Heathrow, which I have reviewed separately. LOUNGE I had access to and used the Iberia lounge in Terminal 4S, as my departure from was from the ...

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  • Flight on 30/11/2015

    KLM Economy (short haul)

    Amsterdam to London
    on: B737-800

    4.3

    I have written an accompanying review of my accompanying flight with KLM in late November 2015 from Budapest to London. This flight was originally due to depart at 20:25 but was delayed until 20:40 due to strong winds and related arrival and departure restrictions in Amsterdam. I was sitting in ...

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  • Flight on 30/11/2015

    KLM Premium economy (short haul)

    Budapest to Amsterdam
    on: B737-800

    5.2

    I travelled from Budapest Terminal 2A to Amsterdam in economy class in late November 2015 with KLM (where I then took an outward connecting flight to London Heathrow Terminal 4). I arrived at the airport by Uber at about 15:45 for the 17:05 flight. I was travelling as a Skyteam Elite Plus ...

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  • Flight on 15/11/2015

    Swiss Business (short haul)

    Geneva to London
    on: A320-214

    8.2

    I travelled from Geneva to London Heathrow Terminal 2 in mid November. I arrived at Geneva Airport at about 10:20 for my 12:45 flight to London. I'd neither flown Swiss Business Class from Geneva before and I'm not a huge fan of Geneva Airport, so was interested to see if this trip changed any ...

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  • Flight on 03/09/2015

    Virgin Atlantic Business

    London to San Francisco
    on: B747-400 LHR Config.

    7.5

    I travelled with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow to San Francisco in early September 2015. I arrived by car to the Upper Class Upper Class wing at just after 9:20am for my 12pm flight. Despite difficulty in gaining access to the private road up to the wing (I literally had to shout my name and ...

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  • Flight on 14/11/2015

    Swiss Business (short haul)

    London to Geneva
    on: A320-214

    8.0

    I arrived at Heathrow Terminal 2 for a 2:25pm Swiss flight to Geneva. The check-in area was near deserted and I walked straight up the business class check-in counter. The agent was very polite and helpful and printed the boarding pass for my return as well as outward journey, reminded me of my ...

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  • Flight on 09/11/2015

    British Airways Premium economy

    Abu Dhabi to London
    on: B787-9

    7.9

    I travelled from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow Terminal 5 on a Boeing 787-900 in early November 2015. I arrived at Abu Dhabi Terminal 1 at about 1am, having left my hotel at 12.30pm. The departure time of the flight was 2:45am and after an initial security scan of my baggage, I found the BA ...

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    LOT Polish Airlines Business (short haul)

    Warsaw to London
    on: B737-400

    5.7

    CHECK-IN, LOUNGE and AIRPORT EXPERIENCE There was no queue at check-in and the attendant was very polite, engaging and efficient. One interesting point to note that was because I received an upgrade by way of a bid, I was only entitled to my original economy class checked baggage allowance – ...

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  • Flight on 12/09/2015

    Virgin Atlantic Premium economy

    New York to London
    on: A340-600

    7.4

    I travelled on Virgin Atlantic on VS2 from Newark Liberty International Airport to London Heathrow in September 2015. The aircraft was an Airbus A340-600. As I didn't have lounge access I passed away time on the free airport wifi (although it's worth noting that it only lasted for 30 minute per ...

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  • Flight on 24/05/2015

    Singapore Airlines Business

    Manchester to Munich
    on: B777-300ER (Config.1)

    8.8

    I travelled from Manchester (UK) to Munich on Singapore Airlines on flight SQ327 in May 2015. GROUND EXPERIENCE I had stayed the previous night at the Radisson Blu Manchester Airport, which is directly connected to Terminal 2 by a walkway. I arrived at Terminal 2 at about 7.15am for a 9.10am ...

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  • Flight on 03/05/2015

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Krakow to London
    on: A320

    6.6

    I travelled from Krakow to London Heathrow Terminal 5 in May 2015 on an Airbus A320. CHECK IN Although I was only travelling with hand baggage, I had not had the opportunity to print my boarding pass and need to collect it at the airport. As an Executive Club silver card holder, I joined the ...

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  • Flight on 01/05/2015

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Krakow
    on: A321

    6.4

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 5 on the inaugural flight to Krakow, Poland in May 2015 on an Airbus A321. LOUNGE: GALLERIES SOUTH I used the Galleries South lounge prior to my flight. The lounge was the busiest I had seen it for quick some time, which is probably consistent with ...

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  • Flight on 07/04/2015

    Cathay Pacific Business

    Hong Kong to London
    on: B777-300ER Three-Class (77G)

    9.3

    CHECK-IN, IMMIGRATION AND SECURITY I travelled from Hong Kong to London in Business Class on Cathay Pacific in April 2015. This was my third flight on Cathay/Dragonair in three weeks. I arrived at HKG Terminal 1 in less than 5 minutes after leaving the Regal Airport Hotel (which coincidentally ...

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  • Flight on 11/04/2015

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    Dublin to London
    on: A320

    7.2

    I travelled from Dublin Airport terminal 1 to London Heathrow Terminal 5 in April 2015 on an Airbus A320 aircraft. As I an Executive Club silver card holder I was able to use the priority security channel, which was helpful as there were lengthy lines for normal security. BA uses the DAA ...

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  • Flight on 11/04/2015

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Dublin
    on: A320

    7.6

    I travelled from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Dublin in April 2015 on British Airways on an Airbus A320. The scheduled departure time of the flight was 10.20am. Departure was from Gate A11. I left the Galleries South lounge at about 9.50am and arrived at the gate at about 9.55am - priority ...

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  • Flight on 23/03/2015

    British Airways Economy (short haul)

    London to Amsterdam
    on: Embraer 190

    7.3

    I travelled from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 22 March 2015. Although there was a reasonably long line for Euro Traveller, as a silver card holder, I was able to join the Club Europe queue where only one other person was waiting. The check-in agent was polite, efficient ...

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  • Flight on 27/03/2015

    Malaysia Airlines Economy (short haul)

    Hong Kong to Kota Kinabalu
    on: B737-800

    8.4

    I travelled from Hong Kong to Kota Kinabalu in economy class on Malaysia Airlines in March 2015. Check in: I decided to use the city check-in at Hong Kong station, in particular, as I could look over the barriers and see that there was no queue at the desk used by Malaysian Airlines (which is ...

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  • Flight on 23/03/2015

    Cathay Pacific Business

    Amsterdam to Hong Kong
    on: B777-300ER Three-Class (77G)

    7.6

    I travelled from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hong Kong in March 2015 on Cathay Pacific. Lounge: Cathay Pacific uses the British Airways lounge. The lounge was bright, airy and modern. The wi-fi was fast and there were plenty of places to sit and read. There was a reasonable selection of cold ...

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  • Flight on 03/02/2015

    Etihad Airways First

    Abu Dhabi to London
    on: B777-300ER Config.1

    8.5

    I was travelling on EY17 from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow. Check-in and immigration were the fastest of any flight I had ever been on. I was literally through check-in, immigration, security and in the central T3 shopping area in less than 10 minutes. A single lounge is currently in operation, ...

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  • Flight on 26/12/2014

    British Airways Business

    London to Mumbai
    on: B777-300ER

    7.7

    I travelled on BA199 from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Mumbai International Airport in December 2014. As I was travelling in the Christmas period I thought it would be helpful to post a review to see if there was an differentiation in the service offered and, in particular, if the service and ...

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