When an airline provides perks to passengers who have paid a small fee, but deny the same perks to elite members of its frequent flyer program that tells me they don’t value loyal flyers very highly.
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While the in-flight “benefits” of Club Europe are marginal at best, LondonCapeTownAnyday reports that British Airways appears to be in the process of reducing them even further.
Rather than study the new and old award charts and present a host of hypothetical travel scenarios and how the changes would impact earning and redemption, Sixth Freedom asks himself how he “would have been impacted over five years had the recent Executive Club changes taken effect on 1st January 2008.”
Why don’t more (any?) of todays airlines move the lavatories to the downstairs cargo hold so that they can add more seats? Inquiring bladders want to know.
Is Qatar’s business class product and service better than British Airways’ first class offering? More than a few frequent travelers say the definitive answer is “yes”.
Let’s face it, everyone has a price. Unfortunately for the airlines, it seems the price that would typically be negotiated by a first- or business-class passenger to switch to a lower class seat is steeper than the airline would like to pay.
British Airways announced some time back that it was reconfiguring its Club Europe (aka European Business Class) seats to remove 4″ of legroom, “without compromising space or comfort”. Rather a miraculous accomplishment if it is to be believed. Of course, it is not.
In this video review of British Airway’s Club World sleeper service, NiceTravelAdventures does a superb job of combining still images, video, concise captioning and very relaxing music to provide a thorough look at the pros and cons of the service.
There you are, standing at the baggage carousel, watching the few remaining bags circle by … again. How many roundtrips have they taken now? 10? 20? You’ve lost count … and hope. Don’t let this happen to you, read this thread.
How would you feel if you purposefully booked a bulkhead seat – even if the bulkhead “wall” did only consist of a curtain – giving up an exit row for the privilege, only to discover at the gate that you had been moved to a non-exit row seat further back?