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Summer 09 (II): TXL-LHR-ZRH-BCN On BA&LX  
User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Posted (4 years 12 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 9313 times:

Hola nois!

Second part of my summer holidays.

First part can be found here: Summer 09 (I): BCN-GVA-LCY On LX

After spending two weeks at the core of learning, Cambridge, it was time to hit the road to some fun. First stop over, Amsterdam, where I travelled by train, as I had never crossed the Channel underneath before. Taking a look at this great web: The Man in Seat Sixty-One..., I decided to take the Eurostar to Brussels.

The only down turn was timing, three hours from BRU to AMS seemed a long way but it was worth, as the service from St. Pancras to Brussels was really great. A great breakfast and lots of legroom on this service.

Some pictures for you to get an idea.

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Eurostar 'cabin' shot

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First service

After some days in Amsterdam and lots of fun, time for my second stop over: Hamburg. I travelled by train as well and realized that German trains run late; yes, German trains, 30 min. delay in arriving to Hamburg.

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Classical wagon layout for this AMS-Szczecin service


Guys, this is what I call legroom

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Cafeteria on my way to HAM, not bad, better than EK A380s

My first visit there and I really enjoyed the city. I have to say weather helped a lot as I had all sunny days, except for the day I went to Lübeck... anyway, great days, vibrant city and a great airport where to spot. I had lunch once there while spotting and while I was having my salad an A380 did a go around in front of my wide open eyes... I wa too slow to take a picture, sorry! Oooowww... what a beautiful sight, and how graciously she performed it, I noticed a very slow climb rate. Try to be ready next time.

My way back home was to be from TXL, as I headed to Berlin to visit a friend.


Luggage at Hamburg Hbf

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Only passenger on the coach, a first time

27 August
TXL-LHR
07.15 - 08.15
BA981
A319
G-UPL
Gate 4
Seat 5F

Getting to the airport that early in the morning was solved ctaching a cab to Tegel, where you can realize that Berlin is a huge city. 20 min. later and 20€ less I got docked at the gate A4 for my flight to LHR.

Some people are already there on line to check luggage, I am promptly attended by the agent which does her job with no much enthusiasm but correctly. I wave goodbye to my bag and wander round the airport. I did not visit the lounge this time as I wanted to feel the morning cold and the operations on the tarmac.

Security and passport check in Tegel results always in a long line as there is usually only two X-rays opened for each gate, no problem, about 10 min. on line and there I am ready to board.

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My ride to LHR

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Side view

Our machine today is an A319 which will have a 60% load on Y and 30% on C (6/20) seats. After boarding is completed the Captain delivers his speech about route, weather... and introduces the crew members (you always learn something new). This is then repeated in German, a shorter version without so much detailed information and no introuction of the crew.

Two males and two females will take care of our well-being while on board.

The usual video about safety on board comes next as we start moving towards the runaway, it comes with English and German subtitles.

No pre departure service at all, no newspaper, no towel, no water, no nothing. I am not familiar with BA, is it always like this?

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Cabin view; not yet refurnished

Now comes one of the smoothest take offs I have ever experinced, maybe is the low load combined with the fresh summer German temperature. Really nice.

As we climb, Derek, the purser, introduces himself and the rest of the crew by name, plus a bonus on onboard service and information about T5 arrivals & connecting procedures.

Breakfast is served right away, a little rushed, right after the 10,000 feet mark. At 22,000 feet we encounter so mild turbulence that is over when we reach 38,000 over Hannover, by then we all have finished our breakfast and no crew is on sight.

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British breakfast on BA, what else?

I pay a visit to the toilet and see the crew having their breakfast, that is why they were rushed over service; btw, they are fed the same as the passengers.

We cross the sea and begin our descent towards LHR.

When we reach the coast we are already at 20,000 feet and the familiar sea of clouds welcomes us to England and as we reduce speed the plane shakes a bit.

Straight to LHR? obviously not in the early morning, we do a couple of circles, and we are not alone. Finally we go down but the clouds are so low that the first thing I see when we get off them are the Kew Gardens... missed London sights, next time.

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Hampton Court on sight

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Over Kew Gardens

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Getting closer to LHR

Nice landing, not as soft as the take off and as we taxi to T5 I get to see the SQ A380 parked and ready to go. I missed the sight of her majesty taking off.

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All lined up and ready for inspection

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Her Majesty's rear

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Passing T3 and their interesting visitors

We are parked on a remote stand and the purser tells us it will be better as we will be delivered directly to the passport control area, yeah! you wish! It is quite chilly and rainy, so more fun is added to disembark.

Asd I enter T5 I encounter huge lines for passport control; luckily my C pass gives me access to the priority lane where there are about two people waiting. I am welcomed to the UK by the officer and as I enter the baggage reclaim area, my bag is already there.... Exactly as fast as in BOM. That is excellent!

Now comes the boring part. Waiting until 13.45 fro my plane to depart means lots of waiting.

I spend the time watching planes at the South end of T5, visiting all the other terminals. God! What a dump is T3... I am impressed at how miserable the terminal looks: low ceilings, narrow corrdiors... BA flights to BCN deprat from this terminal so I may be here sooner or later.

Finally I walk from there to T1 where *A carriers are now located, jump over constructions on the road, look right every time I cross a road and I get there safe and sound.

27 August
LHR-ZRH
13.45 - 16.20
LX333
A320
HB-IJO -- Lisengrat
Gate 27
Seat 5A

LX check in is done at zone G (?) and the agent does not bother to look at me as she keeps talking to her mate. Nice service, oh yes, very unappropriate for LX.

Priority security lanes are only for UA and some other carriers, but not LX... so I join the peasant line and after 10 min, I am through.

T1 is full of people and I head to the *A lounge which is really nice, especially food selection, pity no views of the tarmac. I Have about three different dishes and more or less the same number of wine glasses.

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/rogerbcn/Summer%2009/DSC02545.jpg
Food supllies at *A lounge at LHR

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View of the lounge

Do not worry! I did not put up any weight as I had to walk to Gate 27, in the farthest end of the terminal, to take my plane. It is a chaotic boarding as when it has started they have to stop it beacuse some other LH and BD flights are disembarking and on the adjacent gates and passengers have to cross our boarding path... yeah! really well organized.

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On my track to gate 27

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Flying to ZRH? Yes, please, come in

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Gate 27 entrance

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Good bye LHR!

Boarding is finished and the usual newspaper, towel and water is distributed among the passengers.

We line up for take off behind an AA B763 and when our turn comes we climb directly to the skies with a higher rate climb than the one we had that morning. we turn left and as soon as we reach 3,000 feet we encounter the first clouds. We keep climbing until 5,400 feet where our altitude is frozen, so is the sound from the engines, for a while. We keep like this for a while until the engines spool up and we reach the 10,000 border when the crew is released and service is prepared.

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Climbing over English countryside

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Plastic silverware out of LHR... not very nice.

The Captain has announced a 38,000 feet flight and the weather conditions before take off. The usual communication from the FO, middle flight is performed as well annoncing an on time landing.

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One of the many Swiss lakes

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Nice Swiss countryside

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Nice sight on the way to ZRH


Safest backpack on board

Service is the usual cold meal, with the nice crew refilling our cups every time they are empty. Very nice.

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/rogerbcn/Summer%2009/DSC02560.jpg
Who said you can only grow crops in your fields?

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Purser, that plane is following us

As we land in ZRH we get to see those advert cut fields along the landing path... really neat. Interflora is on sight, no Victorinox this time.

We are parked on a remote stand and now comes the funny part, we disembark, take the bus to the terminal, go through passport control, climb the stairs to reach the main shopping area, go through security to get to A4... that basement where usually Avros, CR7, CR9... are boarded by bus. But today is time for bigger ones: our A321 and some others are there, so huge lines are formed. We take the bus and taken to the plane next to the one I had just flown.

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I get the feeling we are at ZRH, don't you?

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My previous plane as I was boarding my ride to BCN

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BCN, next stop

27 August
ZRH-BCN
17.45 - 19.05
LX1956
A321-111
HB-IOC -- Eiger
Gate A4
Seat 5F

Doors are secured and locked. Amenities distributed: newspaper, water and refreshing towel. The plane is full. I am sitting next to a Swedish man living in Sitges and we have a great talk during the whole flight about flying and companies, airports.... it is nice to find some one to talk to when you are on planes for long days.

We take off from runaway 16 and we climb until we are able to cross the Alps towards the Meditarranean sea and directly towards BCN.

Service is performed on time, gently... another cold plate with drinks a plenty. Nice crew and very smooth flight.

Information from the cabin came during taxi and middle flight, as typical in all LX flights.

We land on time at BCN and taxi towards BCN T1.

I say goodbye to the crew, thank them for the flight and get to the baggage claim where I ahve to wait about 15 min. for my luggage to come out, obviously not a nice sign. Now the terminal is empty, what will happen after Oct. 25 when all the major carriers will be there?

It is over now. I may write some older TRs if I have the time. I am quite behind.

Thanks for reading and please leave any comments you like.

Salut!

Roger

[Edited 2009-10-03 11:00:31]


"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
17 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently onlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (4 years 12 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 9205 times:

Hola, Roger,

what a great read and routing.
Collecting Amsterdam, Hamburg and Berlin around your tour, real nice.

Any idea about my upcoming story?.
Here´s the title:
Under or above the channel?: BA/Eurostar to London-City

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
I decided to take the Eurostar to Brussels.

Which date?

Me and my son: Outbound 13.08. on the Eurostar/ Inbound 14.08. on BA.

Lets compare the details.

Best wishes,
Markus (FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6816 posts, RR: 77
Reply 2, posted (4 years 12 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 9205 times:

Hola Roger,

nice second part of your series. Interesting to see the difference between BA and LX.

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
Hamburg. I travelled by train as well and realized that German trains run late; yes, German trains, 30 min. delay in arriving to Hamburg.

Welcome to the Deutsche Bahn...  Wink

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
No pre departure service at all, no newspaper, no towel, no water, no nothing.

Not even newspapers? That's poor.

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
Plastic silverware out of LHR... not very nice.

And interesting to see your dessert had been provided by McDonald's...  Wink


PH



Nothing's worse than flying the same reg twice!
User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (4 years 12 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 9170 times:

Hola Markus!
Thanks for your comments.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
what a great read and routing.
Collecting Amsterdam, Hamburg and Berlin around your tour, real nice.

It was this way as when you fly LX you 'have to' buy return tickets... otherwise my budget will crack in the next weeks. But it was really great.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
Which date?

Me and my son: Outbound 13.08. on the Eurostar/ Inbound 14.08. on BA.

Lets compare the details.

Sh**; I missed you for a day. I rode the train the 15th. St. Pancras was packed... as the two trains leaving with 10 min. difference were using twin platforms. I thought British were a little more organized.

Service on board was OK... rushed but with enough food to keep you entertained for the 20 min. 'chunnel' ride.

The best was the possibility of moving along the train when traveling and the roomy feeling you had around the train.

Next time we should make a deal and meet somewhere. How is your Embraer UX search going? I figured they fly them on the route MAD-LIS, but having seen any other one.


Hola PH!

Thanks for the comments.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 2):
Not even newspapers? That's poor.

No, not even a newspaper... pretty poor, I thought. The hot meal made up for that, on LX with a better service you get cold breakfast, which in winter at 6.00 am is not my ideal meal.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 2):
And interesting to see your dessert had been provided by McDonald's...

Yeah! That is what I thought when I saw it, but it definitely did not get that MacBurger taste.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 2):
Welcome to the Deutsche Bahn...

Yes! BTW, those ICE-trains are the ones they use here in Spain for the high-speed lines, they travel though at 300 kmph.

Salut!

Roger



"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineAkhmad From Netherlands, joined Sep 2005, 2477 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (4 years 12 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 8569 times:

Hola Roger,

Nice follow up! I was interestingly flying with both BA and LX this year.

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
British breakfast on BA, what else?

I will fly BA C just for this one. Big grin

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
HB-IJO -- Lisengrat

I have got a rather confusing experience with this registration on the way back from CAI. I will discuss it later on.

Gracias!

Cheers,
Suryo



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User currently offlineLH4116 From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 1714 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (4 years 12 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 8522 times:

Hello there Roger, or should I say Hola!

Two very interesting reports, I read the first part as well  Wink

Very nice to see a combined train and plane report, I'm a big fan of those.

To be honest, the seats on the Eurostar don't look very nice, they look kind of old, especially the seat covers. Will they replace them soon?

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
First service

Was that it? Doesn't look much to me, or were they about to serve the main entree?

The food on LX looked nice, but the dessert, hmmm... I suppose it's only a matter of time before McDonalds sue the catering company for stealing their logo Big grin

Thanks for sharing!

//Jonas



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User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (4 years 12 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 8344 times:

Hola Jonas!

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 5):
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks to you for reading and commenting.

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 5):
Was that it? Doesn't look much to me, or were they about to serve the main entree?

Indeed they served a main meal with that: omelette, sausage, bacon and tomato... I took a picture but it got lost when organizing them in photobucket albums.

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 5):
the seats on the Eurostar don't look very nice

In fact they were very comfortable and roomy... they have this old-fashioned look as your grandmother's armchair which is quite neat.

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 5):
I suppose it's only a matter of time before McDonalds sue the catering company for stealing their logo

Sure... I thought about it, and was looking forward to seeing MacRonald on the aisle after the serving.

Salut!

Roger

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 5):

Thanks for sharing!




"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (4 years 12 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 8343 times:

Hola Suryo!

Thanks!

Quoting Akhmad (Reply 4):
I have got a rather confusing experience with this registration on the way back from CAI. I will discuss it later on. Gracias!

Looking forward to reading your follow up from your Egyptian trip.

Salut!

Roger



"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineFlyingFinn76 From Finland, joined Jun 2009, 1706 posts, RR: 31
Reply 8, posted (4 years 12 months 19 hours ago) and read 8177 times:

Hola Roger,

A great second installment for your summer journeys. European trains can be rather nice and perfect replacements for planes. Well they should be - as especially the Deutsche Bahn fares can be very high (unless you get the cheap web special tickets).

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
G-UPL

G-EUPL actually. Nice coincidence, she is actually the only BA A319 I've ever flown on.


User currently onlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (4 years 12 months 17 hours ago) and read 8123 times:

Hola, Roger,

Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 3):
Next time we should make a deal and meet somewhere.

I will send a mail with the latest schedule updates to you´re mail adress.
If there is change in mails let me know, no change here.

Greetings,
Markus (FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4270 posts, RR: 51
Reply 10, posted (4 years 12 months 16 hours ago) and read 8085 times:

Hola Roger, and you didn't give a message about your visit to Amsterdam. You have travelled quite near along my house, as I'm not far from the track used by the Benelux-train (Brussels-Amsterdam). btw, this service is known for a lot of technical delays. The new service started a bit now, but still having trouble with the systems too (I prefer the KLM Fokkers on this route  Wink)

The Amsterdam-Poland trains are also not my choice. They take years to arrive. I think the cheapest fare to Berlin is 59 Euro's now, over 6 hour ride in these carriages. I prefer to pay 85 and fly 50 minutes on HV  Smile

I'm not convinced with the BA service. Not good at all. The meal is not my style, but that's personal. And that the crew is not attentive during the flight, no good refills etc, no newspaper. That would keep me away from BA's European business class product.

LX is better here. LHR is disgrace as usual, can't stand some of the staffs working there, and queues may be long. So why no priority lane for Swiss best paying customers!?

Regards,
Eric



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User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 11, posted (4 years 12 months 15 hours ago) and read 8063 times:

Hola FlyinFinn76!

Thanks fro your comments and remarks.

Quoting FlyingFinn76 (Reply 8):
A great second installment for your summer journeys.



Quoting FlyingFinn76 (Reply 8):
G-EUPL actually

Hola Eric!

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 10):
you didn't give a message about your visit to Amsterdam

 blush ... sorry! next time I will, so we can go for a beer... or two

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 10):
The Amsterdam-Poland trains are also not my choice

I took this service up to Osnabrück and then the ICE to Hamburg... 59€ (1st class)... really nice. I love travelling by train as you get to see much of the country. I loved that thing of stopping when entering Germany and changing front of the train, 15 minutes stop which is always handy for a smoke.

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 10):
I'm not convinced with the BA service

Me neither.....

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 10):
So why no priority lane for Swiss best paying customers!

Nope... all to the peasant line

Salut!

Roger



"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8549 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (4 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 7888 times:
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Hi Roger,

Good report & pix, did enjoy, thanks  Smile

Quoting Rogerbcn (Thread starter):
No pre departure service at all, no newspaper, no towel, no water, no nothing. I am not familiar with BA, is it always like this?

- No, they used to offer newspapers but they quietly dissapeared. At Heathrow there are or used to be containers on the jetways that had papers, not sure if they are still there, I get a paper in the lounge. It would be nice of BA followed the Swiss example and provided a small bottle of water and a wet towel before departure, but given the climate, not much chance of that!

I find the Swiss meals on the LHR-ZRH route a bit weak, always a cold meal, you have to go on a longer sector to get a hot meal & they tend to be pretty good in my experience.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 2):
And interesting to see your dessert had been provided by McDonald's

- Yes, saw that PH, very funny!

Cheers

Mark



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User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 13, posted (4 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 7865 times:

Hola Mark!

Thanks for your comments and remarks.

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 12):
No, they used to offer newspapers but they quietly disappeared

Certainly not a good first impression, I was quite disappointed... luckily the hot full breakfast made up for that.

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 12):
I find the Swiss meals on the LHR-ZRH route a bit weak, always a cold meal, you have to go on a longer sector to get a hot meal & they tend to be pretty good in my experience.

They are not very strong meals certainly, that is why I had all sorts of sandwiches, salads and Indian foods at the *A lounge at T1... which was well stuffed, together with three glasses of a very good red wine gave me the mood to handle that 'meal'. When I write to LX I always tell them about that, 'if only you offered hot meals you would be my 5* airline'; BCN is just under 2 hours so I am quite often faced with those meals, only if you fly from VLC, AGP -I am not sure about MAD- you get those nice hot meals.

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 12):
Yes, saw that PH, very funny!

 bigthumbsup   bigthumbsup  Exactly what I thought when I saw it.

Salut!

Roger



"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27027 posts, RR: 58
Reply 14, posted (4 years 11 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 7729 times:

Hi Roger another great report. Nice to get in the train and the plane! I always had the view that German trains ran exactly to time! I dont think they are that bad compared to others but not as good as they used to be.

Nice Swiss flights again. Makes me want to go onto Swiss.com and book ...

Regards

Philip


User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 15, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 7632 times:

Hola Philip!

Quoting OA260 (Reply 14):
Hi Roger another great report.

Thanks for your comments.

Quoting OA260 (Reply 14):
Nice to get in the train and the plane!

Yes! I thought irt was a great combination to travel around Europe.

Quoting OA260 (Reply 14):
Nice Swiss flights again. Makes me want to go onto Swiss.com and book ...

Don't hesitate in doing so... many of us are looking forward to reading your mileage runs you used to do almost every other week.

Salut!

Roger



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User currently offlineMusapapaya From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1092 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 7485 times:

Clearly, LX's service exceeded BA's. I am suprised and shocked there was no newspaper on BA's C class...

I look forward to going onto LX's C class (using their upgrade facility) sometime in the future for a trip to the like of Greece.

Regards
musapapaya



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User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 17, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 7310 times:

Hola Musapapaya!

Thanks for your comments.

Quoting Musapapaya (Reply 16):
Clearly, LX's service exceeded BA's.

I think so as well.

Quoting Musapapaya (Reply 16):
I look forward to going onto LX's C class

I am sure you will enjoy it.

Salut!

Roger



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