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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8596 posts, RR: 54
Posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 4978 times:
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10.05.08 BD121 A319-132 G-DBCD 23A
2nd Flight on this aircraft & 59th A319 Flight
SCH DEP 07:00 SCH ARR 08:15
ACT DEP 06:56 ACT ARR 08:18


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Saturday morning and the alarm goes off at 04:45, a bit of flying ahead today, 3rd week in a row with flights - though I do hate getting up so early at times!

Heathrow’s Terminal 1 was pretty quiet when I arrived, circa 05:45.

The first self service machine got stuck in a loop so I found another which worked.

Work is showing signs of progress
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Boarding pass in hand I headed to the security checkpoint, through in moments, no queue or anything, fantastic! It seems BAA might be getting to grips with how to manage security, my shoe’s stayed on and the laptops can be left in the bag these days!

I had planned for a coffee, but the only place open, Wetherspoon’s had a big queue so picked up a paper and headed to the gate, number 79 this morning. Wetherspoons on this area was still in the process of opening for the day.
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I’m not a fan of the 70-90 gate area, it’s basically a narrow tube, get’s hot & the signage is poor.

The gate for today’s flight as I said was 79, however 79 to 81 are missing from the directional signs
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I’m sure the same gate we used today was numbered as 80 when I flew to Jersey the week before!

My plane this morning
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Boarding started at 6:35, elite types and passengers with children etc first, however nobody came forward so general boarding by rows was announced.
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I had chosen 23A today. Row 23 is the last row on BMI’s 319 fleet & it’s quite nice as the seating is in a 2-2 config. Despite a pretty full flight, the seat next to me remained open and did so for the chap sat in 23F.
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The only problem with these seats is the proximity to the FA seating. The 2 sat behind in the galley were pretty loud, I don’t want to hear about their domestic problems etc etc.
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Pushback was slightly early, though the captain had advised we would be leaving the stand and heading to a remote stand, ATC had given us an airbourne time of 07:30. The plane headed down to the fuel farm, 1 engine was shut down and we sat for a while. The sky god’s must have taken pity on us as the ATC slot moved up, we headed out to the active this morning, 27R. DBCD was number 2 for take-off following a Lufthansa 321 – wheels up at 07:25.


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Tail removed from G-YMMM
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Once released the crew went about the usual inflight sales, when they finally got to my row I had a coffee and a toasted cheese and tomato sandwich, as a BMI Blue Card holder showing the card get’s you free food and drink, I guess that’s a perk these days.
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The rest of the flight was uneventful as usual though it was pretty bumpy, I can’t actually recall the last time I had a bumpy flight, they don’t worry me, it just makes drinking difficult at times.
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Wheels touched down at a slightly foggy Dublin at 08:18. The plane pulled onto stand and the jetty attached, a decent enough flight, nothing special nothing bad.
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10.05.08 BA8083 B737-528 G-GFFI 7F
1st Flight on this aircraft & 75th 737 Flight (8th –500 flight)
SCH DEP 12:40 SCH ARR 14:00
ACT DEP 12:37 ACT ARR 13:55


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After a short visit for a few aircraft numbers it was time to head back, used the self service machine without issue and headed through security.

Somehow I managed to beep when passing through the machine, this despite having nothing different on me since I left Heathrow a few hours ago, so trainers were removed and back through for a second attempt, I beeped again, got a very quick rub down and was off to get my bag – seemed quite lax in some respects.

The airside shopping mall was pretty busy & just don’t have the patience unless I need something so I headed to the lounge.

BA use a shared lounge which is fair enough since they only have a limited schedule into Dublin. The lounge looked pretty busy and the view’s looked nothing special so I headed to the A gates where the flight would depart from, bought a drink and sat with a decent view of the apron to take in some spotting whilst finishing off the paper from earlier.

Boarding started at 12:20, after heading down to A12 I was one of the last to board, which today involved walking across the apron an up the aircraft start, don’t get a chance to do that too often these days, at least I don’t!
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Load was light today, I had 7 D,E & F to myself.
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Today’s aircraft was G-GFFI, a –528 model, originally ordered by AF, however taken up by Luxair as LX-LGR.


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It makes a change to fly on a BA plane which has a bit of history besides BA.

Evidence of pre-BA day's
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At first glance the plane looked clean and tidy, however look closer and the plane was showing signs of it’s age, the lighting was all yellow from age, the side panels were scratched and chipped, bit’s of the seats missing or loose, certainly not up to the usual Heathrow Airbus fleet standards.

Sagging head rest

Push was slightly early, though we had a bit of a hold to wait for alternating arrivals and departures, wheels finally lifting off Irish soil at 12:57.

During climb

The inflight service commenced one the crew were free to leave their seats. Club had a Chicken salad (I think), Euro Traveller would be served snacks and complementary drinks from the bar along with tea or coffee, they used the complementary word a few times during the announcement, it sticks in your mind when you compare to BMI etc offering to sell you drinks/snacks!

Pic of the snacks and my drink below, the Skybites were really nice, not had those before.
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The flight was much smoother than this mornings flight out, quite a nice day to just sit back and enjoy flying, a book and a beer, nice.

Final approach brought us in over some spotters on the perimeter road

touching down at 13:55, 5 minutes early. Taxi too us to the furthest parking stand on the North Terminal, departing via the stairs to busses.
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Once dropped off to get to arrivals it was quite a walk, however I made it with plenty of time to get the 14:35 National Express to Heathrow to get my car.

On the bus, they have camera's thse days!
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Summary:-

BD:- Can’t fault the flight really, did the job and was as expected.

BA:- Plane was tatty though clean, thought the inflight snacks were pretty decent and the staff were a tad more friendly and smiley that the BD crew this morning.

Thanks for reading, any comments are appreciated.

Regards

Mark

Confirmed flights on the horizon:-

BA LGW-PMI 735
BA PMI-LGW 735
BA LHR-JFW 744
CO EWR-HNL 764
AA HNL-LAX 752
BA LAX-LHR 744

Planned but not confirmed:-

BE LGW-IOM D84
XA IOM-JER DO3
GR JER-GCI TRI
XA GCI-JER J31
BE JER-LGW 195


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User currently offlineEI320 From Ireland, joined Dec 2007, 1455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

Great Trip Report, and a nice comparison between two quality carriers on the same route (kind of).

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I’m not a fan of the 70-90 gate area, it’s basically a narrow tube, get’s hot & the signage is poor

I agree, it's not a very attractive area. It's a long walk from security and when it gets busy, it's hard to move around and as you said, it gets very hot.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
Tail removed from G-YMMM

Shame to see such a great aircraft in a state like that, great picture though

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
Once released the crew went about the usual inflight sales, when they finally got to my row I

Did some crew not start from the rear and work their way up in a way where you would have been served first?

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
which today involved walking across the apron an up the aircraft start, don’t get a chance to do that too often these days, at least I don’t!

Welcome to DUB! it's certaintly not unusual to have to walk across the apron due to the shortage of airbridge gates at the airport and I suppose because LCC's dominate, there isn't a huge demand for them.

Thanks for sharing
EI320
(How about trying EI the next time, LHR-DUB-LGW  Wink )


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From UK - England, joined Sep 2003, 5186 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 4777 times:

Hi, Mark,

another interesting story from your point of view. Thanx for posting.

I like to follow your experiences also on these standard European flights.
Always good to read what´s going on there.
And BTW, if I had the choice between an A319/20/21 and the classic 737 series,
no question to opt for the classics.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
BE LGW-IOM D84
XA IOM-JER DO3
GR JER-GCI TRI
XA GCI-JER J31
BE JER-LGW 195

Hey, what kind of help do you need to confirm. Let me know  Wink

Best regards,
Markus (FLIEGER67)



Next: London City connections!.
User currently offlineShamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6373 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 4754 times:

Nice report and pics, interesting to see the comparisons between BA and BD.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I’m not a fan of the 70-90 gate area, it’s basically a narrow tube, get’s hot & the signage is poor.

I've noticed that it can be either very hot or very cold and it's not a nice place to be if you have a delay. It can get very crowded.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
Load was light today, I had 7 D,E & F to myself.

Lets hope thats a one off, competition is tough on that route with Aer Lingus and Ryanair. Hopefully EI being on the route is hurting FR more than BA.

Shamrock350


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27342 posts, RR: 60
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 4741 times:

Nice trip. I also noticed wear and tear showing on the DUB-LGW that I did last October. Flight was good though and comfortable. BMI is good and as you said does the job. T1 is certainly changing. I passed thru last Tuesday and noticed all those works going on.

Nice read

OA260


User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 5, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 4680 times:

Hola Mark!

Another great TR that has amused me this Sunday afternoon! Thanks.

It is interesting to see the two airlines competing on the same sector. Unfortunately BD does not fly to BCN, only BD-baby so I would have to wait a bit to try them, but the service on board is usually a bonus these days. I think the idea of giving free service to FF with status is a great idea. I encourage IB, JK and UX to pick it up.

Have a nice flight to PMI!

Salut!

Roger



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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8596 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 4639 times:
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Hi all, thanks for your reads and comments.

Quoting EI320 (Reply 1):
Did some crew not start from the rear and work their way up in a way where you would have been served first?

- I've noticed they start from the back on the 320 but start from the first row of economy on 319 flights.

Quoting EI320 (Reply 1):
Great Trip Report, and a nice comparison between two quality carriers on the same route (kind of).

- Thanks, seemed like a good idea and I think it was.

Quoting EI320 (Reply 1):
How about trying EI the next time, LHR-DUB-LGW

- Yes, I should have done the 3 airlines on 1 day, perhaps an idea for another jolly  Smile

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
And BTW, if I had the choice between an A319/20/21 and the classic 737 series,
no question to opt for the classics.

- Hi Marcus, thanks for reading. Agree, the classic models will be gone long before the others, though for me Heathrow is so close so its Airbus on most flights, thank goodness I like them!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
BE LGW-IOM D84
XA IOM-JER DO3
GR JER-GCI TRI
XA GCI-JER J31
BE JER-LGW 195

Hey, what kind of help do you need to confirm. Let me know

- Dates and scheduling are the delaying factors, along with the price of the XA DO3 flight!

I'd like to decide what I'm doing and drill it down to days/dates this week - once done I'll drop you a PM.

Quoting Shamrock350 (Reply 3):
Nice report and pics

- Thanks  Smile

Quoting Shamrock350 (Reply 3):
Hopefully EI being on the route is hurting FR more than BA.

- Hope so!

Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 5):
I think the idea of giving free service to FF with status is a great idea

- Hi Roger, thanks for reading. When BMI first announced it I thought it was a poor idea, that said, I have changed my mind an think its a good idea, however I think that all Star Alliance card holder of a certain tierage should be allowed free food/drink. I noted the guy in 23F had to pay for his tea despite holding a Gold Card of another Star carrier.

Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 5):
Have a nice flight to PMI!

- Will do, though they are pretty nasty flight times, ie 22:40 or so departure from LGW & a 2am or similar departure from PMI.

Thanks again.

Regards

Mark



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User currently offlineAmricanShamrok From Ireland, joined May 2008, 3008 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4627 times:

Hi Mark great report!

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I’m sure the same gate we used today was numbered as 80 when I flew to Jersey the week before!

I've noticed this at Shannon (SNN) too. They frequently change gate numbers. Can anyone tell me why this is so?



Shannon-Chicago
User currently offlineShamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6373 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 4542 times:



Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 7):

I've noticed this at Shannon (SNN) too. They frequently change gate numbers. Can anyone tell me why this is so?

Well I've noticed that Shannon is particularly bad at this but flights from gates 82-90 at LHR are also known to change from the gate listed. Sometimes I've sat right next to my gate waiting for my flight to ORK only to see passengers for DUB flight join me, it can get very crowded with two A321s worth of passengers sitting and standing around one very small seating area. Then the Cork (at a totally different gate) and DUB flights get called and that causes problems with people trying to get to their gates and being confused at which ones which.

I don't know why it happens but it can be annoying if it's a busy time of day.


User currently offlineEICVD From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2193 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4403 times:

Hi Mark
Thanks for posting this enjoyable TR. Some very nice photos aswell. I really like the arriving at LGW pic where you can see the reflection of the aircraft on the engine.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I’m not a fan of the 70-90 gate area, it’s basically a narrow tube, get’s hot & the signage is poor.

 checkmark  The spotting from here isnt exactly great either & me being an Arsenal fan, them TV monitors advertising Samsung that show highlights of Chelsea games got on my nerves  Wink

Looking forward to reading more TRs from you.


User currently offlineJER757 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 350 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4382 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I’m not a fan of the 70-90 gate area, it’s basically a narrow tube, get’s hot & the signage is poor.

Amen, I agree its an absolute dump. Shame I have to use it so often.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
when I flew to Jersey the week before!

How was the JER flight?

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
XA IOM-JER DO3

Just to be picky... The code for Blue Islands is BCI nowadays (used to be AX)

Great TR!



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User currently offlineDALCE From Netherlands, joined Feb 2007, 1725 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4271 times:

Hi Mark,

A very good report, and a good comparison between the 2 main carriers in the UK ( for non-int. cont. ).
Isn't it true that BA is phasing out those 737's that are based on LGW?
Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,
Joost ( D-ALCE )



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User currently offlineRonerone From Jordan, joined Aug 2004, 1675 posts, RR: 53
Reply 12, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4253 times:

Great report Mark!

Although i have always been curious to fly BD, BA's service seems to be better obviously. However for this specfic report, the interior of BD's aircraft was in better condition.

Very good comparison!

No spotting pics for us?  Smile

Regards,
Roni



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User currently offlineContact Air From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 1154 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4208 times:

Hi Mark,

great report comparing BA and BD on (nearly) the same route.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
It makes a change to fly on a BA plane which has a bit of history besides BA.

Yes, I like that as well. You don't find many planes on the big airlines like BA, AF or LH that were bought second hand.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
I noted the guy in 23F had to pay for his tea despite holding a Gold Card of another Star carrier.

That shouldn't really happen within an alliance. After all, the BD-flights between LHR and DUB are also code-sharing with other Star Alliance carriers (for example LH) who sell the tickets on behalf of BD.

Once again, thanks for sharing your experiences.

Regards
Christoph


User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4277 posts, RR: 51
Reply 14, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4031 times:

Hi Mark

nice report, and good comparison between these 2 airlines. Good to know that BD's row 23 is in 2-2 seating layout.

Cheers,
Eric  wave 



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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8596 posts, RR: 54
Reply 15, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3942 times:
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Hi all, thanks for reading.

Quoting JER757 (Reply 10):
How was the JER flight?

- TR to follow soon  Smile

Quoting JER757 (Reply 10):
Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
XA IOM-JER DO3

Just to be picky... The code for Blue Islands is BCI nowadays (used to be AX)

- Sorry, typo, should be AX for the IATA code, not XA !! The ICAO code is BCI

Quoting DALCE (Reply 11):
Isn't it true that BA is phasing out those 737's that are based on LGW?

- True, the -300's & -500's will be the first to go.

Quoting Ronerone (Reply 12):
Great report Mark!

- Thanks  Smile

Quoting Ronerone (Reply 12):
Although i have always been curious to fly BD, BA's service seems to be better obviously. However for this specfic report, the interior of BD's aircraft was in better condition

- BA do provide a better on-board product in my experience, though it is a shame these old 737's are not getting the TLC they need, that said, they are due to leave the fleet in the near future so I understand the $$ implications of upkeep.

Quoting Ronerone (Reply 12):
No spotting pics for us?

- Sorry Roni, perhaps next time - though there are none in the Jersey report due this week.

Quoting Contact Air (Reply 13):
Hi Mark,

great report comparing BA and BD on (nearly) the same route.

- Thanks, glad you enjoyed.

Quoting Contact Air (Reply 13):
That shouldn't really happen within an alliance. After all, the BD-flights between LHR and DUB are also code-sharing with other Star Alliance carriers (for example LH) who sell the tickets on behalf of BD.

- I did think it odd and almost got involved, however lack of firm information stopped me questioning the outcome.

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 14):
Good to know that BD's row 23 is in 2-2 seating layout.

- Yes, good to know for future flights! - Thanks for reading Eric.

Regards

Mark



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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6945 posts, RR: 77
Reply 16, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3575 times:

Nice report, Mark. Hadn't seen a bmi A319 report before.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
Once released the crew went about the usual inflight sales, when they finally got to my row I had a coffee and a toasted cheese and tomato sandwich, as a BMI Blue Card holder showing the card get’s you free food and drink, I guess that’s a perk these days.

Interesting, never heard about that.

Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):

It makes a change to fly on a BA plane which has a bit of history besides BA.

I agree, always a pleasure to track the history of a plane.


PH



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User currently offlineComeflywithme From Argentina, joined Sep 2006, 265 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3526 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Thread starter):
Once released the crew went about the usual inflight sales, when they finally got to my row I had a coffee and a toasted cheese and tomato sandwich, as a BMI Blue Card holder showing the card get’s you free food and drink, I guess that’s a perk these days.

I take it you meant to say Blue + rather than just Blue? I personally don't like the idea that status gets you something to eat for free as the person without status in the next seat to you could have paid more for their ticket yet get nothing.  thumbsdown  One reason I always choose BA .


Enjoyed your report as usual.  thumbsup 


User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8596 posts, RR: 54
Reply 18, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3519 times:
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Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 16):
Nice report, Mark. Hadn't seen a bmi A319 report before.

Hi PH, thanks for reading. I've had a fair few BMI 319 flights but most have been work related so I never bothered with TR's.

Quoting Comeflywithme (Reply 17):
I take it you meant to say Blue + rather than just Blue?

- Yes, well pointed out, slight error on my part  Smile

Quoting Comeflywithme (Reply 17):
I personally don't like the idea that status gets you something to eat for free as the person without status in the next seat to you could have paid more for their ticket yet get nothing.

- I quite agree, though I take advantage of the card at times, I don't like having to show something to get something if you know what I mean.

Quoting Comeflywithme (Reply 17):
One reason I always choose BA .

- BA are my prefered carrier too, however at times BMI have real cheap flights via a source I have.

Quoting Comeflywithme (Reply 17):
Enjoyed your report as usual

- Thanks, I trust you are still enjoying Argentina.

Best Wishes

Mark



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User currently offlineComeflywithme From Argentina, joined Sep 2006, 265 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 3438 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 18):

- BMI have real cheap flights via a source I have.

That's handy. Big grin

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 18):
Thanks, I trust you are still enjoying Argentina.

Oh, going fishing,playing golf, no alarm calls, it's a tough life but someones got to do it. Big grin Coming over to the UK at the end of July in BA CW for a visit and returning AZ Magnifica Class (hopefully) so looking forward to that.  thumbsup 


User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8596 posts, RR: 54
Reply 20, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3384 times:
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Quoting Comeflywithme (Reply 19):
Oh, going fishing,playing golf, no alarm calls, it's a tough life but someones got to do it

- Sounds fantastic, keep enjoying  Smile

Look forward to some of your excellent TR's in the not too distant future, Hmm AZ, brave of you!

Regards

Mark



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