Review of British Airways flight Glasgow London in Economy

Airline British Airways
Flight BA2965
Class Economy
Seat 12A
Aircraft Airbus A319
Flight time 01:30
Take-off 02 Feb 14, 19:00
Arrival at 02 Feb 14, 20:30
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By 3205
Published on 9th February 2014
Time to come home from a quick trip to Glasgow.

I had a stupidly small amount of Avios left so used them for my flight home.

My hotel (Grasshopper) was at Glasgow Central and I pottered about the city before catching the bus to the airport.

It takes about 15 minutes, and costs £6.00.

The bus has free Wi-Fi.

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I always get a sense of excitement when I get to an airport…

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I was through security in no time, and headed for the lounge, which felt like it was miles away! I passed some tempting looking bars and restaurants, and given that I knew a Servisair lounge was waiting for me, there was a chance that I was passing up on a better place to spend time.

The lounge was OK - friendly enough staff and a darn sight brighter than many a Servisair lounge I have loitered in!

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This was the snack offer. Toast was also on offer.

Toast, at 5.00pm. I ask you. And chicken soup.

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I had neither, going straight to the drinks where I made my usual T&G. (A dash of tonic, topped up with gin.)

Some interesting art work!

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There wasn't too much flight movement at this time on a Sunday evening, the odd easyJet flight and a couple of Flybe arrivals.

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I chatted to another guest about the changes in travel over the years, and then it was time to go.

I was pleased that I was one of the specially painted BA Dove planes - 9 were repainted for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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The plane felt new too, was fairly clean and fairly packed!





There was one drinks run, with the usual snacks on offer.

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An uneventful flight, an on time arrival at Gatwick, where I met my pal who had just landed from Iceland.

After going through baggage reclaim

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Then going to the transit station


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For the transit to South Terminal (for the train station)

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Then along the moving walkway.

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And then to the train station.

To a queue of about 50 people queuing for tickets.

IDEA HAD :)
- Bought a ticket, at Gatwick Train Station, on my iPhone. Then picked it up straight away at the empty 'Collect Tickets Only' machine. RESULT!

All in all, a lovely flight…
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Verdict

British Airways

10.0/10
Cabin10.0
Cabin crew10.0
Entertainment/wifi10.0
Meal/catering10.0

Independent Skylounge

5.8/10
Comfort5.0
Meal/catering5.0
Entertainment/wifi8.0
Services5.0

Glasgow - GLA

10.0/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

London - LGW

10.0/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

Conclusion

A quick domestic from Glasgow to Gatwick.

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