I’m flying in 24 hours….and the plane is delayed already


The BA1/2/3/4 service from London City to JFK has had some bad reliability problems recently and yesterday suffered from double cancellations when London City developed a crack. Back on time today, somehow the delays have rolled right past today and on to tomorrow. Of course I am on the flight that already is two hours late. The word from BA? Silence.

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Trip Report: La Compagnie London Luton to Newark – Ground Handling

La Compagnie plane at Luton

A new airline is flying from London to New York. Using the cost-effective London Luton Airport and landing at Newark, this all Business Class airline has been flying from Paris for some months. The only new airline to fly this route for some years, it faces competition from other flying from Heathrow. However, great fares make it a very attractive proposition for business people and those wishing to pamper themselves.

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The Concourse Hotel at LAX revisited

Concourse LAX Suite  bedroom

The old Radisson at LAX has become a Hyatt affiliate hotel and so earns stay credits with Gold Passport, my must have frequent stay scheme. A last minute booking secured both a great rate and a good upgrade to a suite on the top floor. The hotel does a great job at protecting you from aircraft noise and run a good shuttle to and from the airport. Well worth considering if you need a stay in the LAX area.

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Earn up to 115,000 bonus AA miles with Transatlantic Fares (US to Europe)

AA 777 at LHR

Earn American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles every time you fly round-trip between the U.S., Canada or Mexico and Europe on First Class, Business Class or select full-fare Economy Class fares* on American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, OpenSkies or US Airways. Participating Airlines: American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, OpenSkies or US Airways Offer Dates:…

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