I took a fair number of Club Europe flights with BA last weekend, and discovered the wide range of salads that BA serve on their intra-Europe flights. BA flights rarely have hot food these days and so you are usually presented with a salad at meal times, of varying size and content. Examples from last… Read full article

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A good long time ago I used to fly Lufthansa and credit points there when I had passed through United’s 1K status. Those days a long gone and I manage to hold on Frequent Traveller status (their lowest tier) through a Gas & Oil Club connection that I have. I haven’t credited anything to them… Read full article

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Check your mailbox if you are a Club Carlson member as you may have received a Christmas gift. Clicking on the link in the email elicited a 10,000 point gift. Very nice, and certainly the best gift that any airline or hotel has given me this Christmas. (Actually it’s better than some of the gifts… Read full article

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BA launched an excellent Business Class sale from Dublin yesterday. Fares range from EUR1140 to JFK and EUR1395 to Honolulu, San Francisco and Los Angeles. There are plenty of other destinations too! Travel Dates: 23 Dec – 2 Jan 27 Mar – 12 Apr 1 Jul – 31 Aug 22 Nov – 30 Nov (may… Read full article

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A reasonably long walk from the main terminal at Geneva are the B gates where British Airways operates its services to London Heathrow and Gatwick. Passing Swiss Passport Control you go up an escalator to the circular terminal area. When I arrived it was fairly busy with probably a couple of hundred passengers occupying the… Read full article

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In February 2012 I visited a very run down Crowne Plaza hotel near Geneva Airport. Returning last weekend it was clear that a lot of cash had been spent to bring it up to a more modern standard. Thankfully. The shuttle bus runs every 20 minutes from the airport, right past the taxi line. As… Read full article

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After my latest DYKWIA incidentĀ at the BA Terraces Lounge atĀ Geneva I remembered that I had not told you about the lounge! Actually it’s quite nice! In truth, don’t get excited. About a ten minute walk from the Security Lines, the lounge is not the largest to be fair. As it is wholly inside the terminal… Read full article

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There was a stir earlier in the autumn that Ireland might be getting its first Hyatt. Long short of Hyatt’s European Gold Passport members were all excited about another chance to stay with their preferred chain. However, yesterday it was confirmed that the Four Season Dublin will now transfer to become and Intercontinental on 1… Read full article

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In a Feel Good Story London City Airport has been making passengers Christmas even more special as you can see in this video. Initially allowing passengers to record a message to loved ones that they cannot be with at this time of year, it soon evolves (elfvolves?) in to a feel good story of simple… Read full article

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‘I have a Gold Card but I’m not flying BA today. Do you know who I am?’ And so started one of the oddest exchanges I have seen in an airport lounge for a good while. Sitting quietly in the BA Terraces lounge at Geneva, I was the only passenger for about an hour before… Read full article

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54,000 points is mine but check-out some of the harder asks: One stay of at least four nights 10 nights over the period Plus this time you have to so all of the offers in order to get the extra bonus points, worth half of the entire points possible. The offer runs 1 January to… Read full article

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