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Back Home - British Airways: My Travel Experience = Not Very Good

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I am now home in the United Kingdom and wow what a flight I had home!


So...Where do I start?

I flew from JFK (New York) terminal seven on the 1st of June 2017 to LHR (London Heathrow).



My flight was delayed by 30 minutes as the outbound flight from London departed late!
Once the aircraft arrived, I knew this flight was going to feel long. We were flying on a Boeing 747-400 series aircraft; I do not like the B747 as it feels very old. (It is actually over 20 years old!) #BAWorldWideFleet #BACabinCrew

Also, the World Traveller seats are the old design which host a smaller entertainment system screen and generally the cabins are much more like an office block. (The ceiling is flat and like a building)

After I boarded, I walked through Club World  to reach my seat in World Traveller, the cabin was boiling and after boarding was complete we were sat waiting to leave the gate for a while.

We the took off and to my surprise, my screen was not working! (Honestly, I thought that this would hap…

New York City - Day Three

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Hello World Wide Viewers,


Today I visited the Intrepid Space Museum and went on the Concorde exhibit.


Also, I got to close the Concorde door!



Here are my photo highlights!

(Pictures of me shutting the door at the bottom!)





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                          Me closing the British Airways Concorde door. (Door 1L)


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New York City - Day Two

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Hi Everyone,




Here is my update for my second day in NYC.

Today I visited: Ellis Island, Liberty Island, the 9/11 Memorial, Trinity Church, Battery Park and went on the Subway/Metro!

Here are the photos:




















British Airways IT Failure - An Apology from BA

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Hello Global Viewers,


I recently checked my e-mails and noticed that I received an apology from British Airways's CEO Alex Cruz.


The e-mail was in relation to the global IT failure which disrupted flights and had a knock on effect with flights days later. My flight, as I have said in another blogpost, was delayed due to a technical reason; the fuel gage was showing a false level of fuel. We were delayed but we were still able to fly which was a huge relief!

Here is the message below



Leave a comment if you received or did not receive an apology if you were flying with BA.

New York City - Day One

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Hello Everyone,

Today I spent my first day in NYC!

We spent a lot of time shopping as the day was very rainy.

Some of the shops I visited were: Hersey World, M&M World, Sephora, MAC, Inglot, Café bene, The Food Emporium, Lego Store at the Rockefeller Plaza and many more shops and places.

Here are some pictures below!












New York - I made it!

Hello,

I travelled with British Airways on Sunday the 28th of May 2017.

Our flight was delayed due to a technical fault as the flight deck could not read the fuel gage accurately.

After the flight took off, we were given an include meal and drink service. The crew then did a duty free service.

I then went to talk to the cabin crew about their job and also got to complete a tray drink service.
I learnt how to deliver customer service to both World Traveller and World Traveller Plus.

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When we arrived at JFK, we disembarked the Boeing 777 and walked through the bridge and followed the sigs for passport control.

As I was a returning ESTA, it meant that I could use a quicker queue to enter the US.
You use a special machine that scans your passport and then you answer some questions, then at the end of the process you receive a receipt (or reference). You then show thi…

British Airways IT Failure: Update

Hello Everyone,

I am travelling to New York (JFK) from Heathrow (LHR) terminal five.

British Airways are aiming to resume most flights after the global IT crash.
Passengers who were booked on these flights experienced anger as BA did not inform them with the insufficient information.

Many passengers today will be joined by those on yesterdays flight if their is enough space in the cabin. The airline urges all passengers throughout the day to check on their flight status; today my flight was delayed (last I checked!)

Please note, I just tried to use the ba.com 'flight tracker' and it said that it could not work that function; I hope it works for my fellow passengers.

I will be blogging later as I reach the USA @ 6 pm their time!

Blog Soon,

Freya

Budapest 2017

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Hello,

Here is my latest travel journey... enjoy!

Thorpeness 2017

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Hello Everyone,


On the 11th of February 2017, my family and I travelled to Thorpeness to enjoy the cold and very windy UK coast.

The Hotel was okay however for dinner one night they laid the table with flower petals as it was my parents anniversary, this was a very nice touch.

Breakfast was very good with a selection of continental and a cooked items such as a Full English Breakfast to Toast and Cereals.

We only stayed for the weekend and visited Aldeburgh to do some shopping and see the shell sculpture on the beach.


Which place to visit next?


South Africa 2016

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British Airways

South Africa March 2016

Hi Everyone,

I travelled to South Africa earlier this year from British Airways from Heathrow 'The home of BA'.
The cabin crew were amazing and I spent a lot of the flight talking to Lauren. She is an asset to the company and is new to the flying community. The new aircraft BA have ordered is the A380-800 this aircraft is spacious and the services the airline offer are amazing.

See you on my travels soon!