British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Review [LHR to DXB]

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Airline: British Airways (BA)
Aircraft: Boeing 747-400 (G-BYGA)
Flight #: BA109
Route: London Heathrow (LHR) > Dubai International(DXB)
Date: October 29, 2019
Duration: 6 hrs 55 min
Cabin & Layout: Business Class, 86 seats, 2-4-2 config main deck and 2-2 upper deck
Seat(s): 62A
Miles Used: 50,000 Asia Miles + HK$3,552 ($457) in taxes
Typical Retail Cost: £4,200 ($5,400) per person one-way

Introduction

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both started flying new Airbus A350 aircraft around the same time in 2019 and I wanted to experience both.

I hadn’t flown Virgin Atlantic since 2008 and had never flown British Airways’ long-haul.

I devised a plan to fly home to Sydney from a trip to the U.S. via London and Dubai so I could experience both new aircraft back to back.

I easily found Virgin Atlantic award seats on its new A350 but unfortunately, British Airways wasn’t so generous unlocking award seats on its new aircraft.

Using ExpertFlyer, I could find seats on the Boeing 777 and Boeing 747 services to Dubai, so I set up alerts for the Airbus A350 service.

British Airways Award Seat Availability on ExpertFlyer
British Airways Award Seat Availability. Image Credit: ExpertFlyer

To ensure I wouldn’t be stranded in London, I booked a placeholder flight on the Boeing 747 service as the thought of flying on the upper deck appealed to me more than the 777. I haven’t read many good reviews of the British Airway’s Club World experience, so I set expectations pretty low.

Booking British Airways Business Class

I could book this flight using any of the following reward points for this 3,424-mile flight:

For reference, the one-way paid fares were:

British Airways LHR DXB Paid Fare
British Airways LHR-DXB Paid Fare. Image Credit: British Airways

It was an easy decision to book using Asia Miles, so I transferred the points from the Business Platinum Card® from American Express and the points arrived in my account within 2 days.

Booking via Asia Miles online is very straight forward.

Searching for British Airways award seats on Asia Miles
Searching for British Airways Award Seats on Asia Miles. Image Credit: Asia Miles
Booking British Airways award seats on Asia Miles
Booking British Airways Award Seats on Asia Miles. Image Credit: Asia Miles

After the ticket was issued, I went to select my seat over on the British Airways’ website, and as a Oneworld-status nobody, I was horrified at the cost to reserve a seat.

British Airways Seat Selection Charges
British Airways Seat Selection Charges. Image Credit: British Airways

Even though I had just paid 50,000 points and $457 in taxes for this flight, British Airways wanted to charge me HK$936 ($120) to select a seat upstairs. I understand that some airlines block the best seats in a cabin for their highest tier frequent fliers, but to not have a single free seat option is outrageous and felt more like booking with a budget carrier than a full-service flag carrier. No other business class airline I have flown has had the same policy.

As I had my fingers crossed for an award seat on the A350 to unlock, I didn’t want to pay for a seat just yet. The terms and conditions stated if I canceled or changed my flight, the seat assignment fee would not be refunded.

British Airways Seat Selection Charges Terms and Conditions
British Airways Seat Selection Charges Terms and Conditions. Image Credit: British Airways

I later discovered the rates are also dynamic depending on demand. 10 days before departure I resigned to the fact that I wouldn’t be on the A350 and didn’t want to be stuck in the middle of the lower deck 2-4-2 seats, so I bit the bullet and decided to pay for a seat. But by this time, the fees were even higher at HK$1,274 ($165). Unbelievable!

British Airways Seat Selection Charges Closer to Departure
British Airways Seat Selection Charges Closer to Departure. Image Credit: British Airways

At London Heathrow Airport – British Airways’ Galleries Lounge

After a much-needed sleep at the Aerotel at London Heathrow Terminal 3 after my short red-eye flight on Virgin Atlantic, I headed over to T5 around 5:00 p.m..

London Heathrow Terminal 5
London Heathrow Terminal 5

The British Airways check-in area at T5 is enormous. Economy class passengers can use the self-serve kiosks but Club World passengers can head over to Zone H instead.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 Economy Check in
London Heathrow Terminal 5 Economy Check-In
London Heathrow Terminal 5 Business Class Check in
London Heathrow Terminal 5 Business Class Check-In

I was served by Selina, who wasn’t at all friendly and didn’t feel like she wanted to be there that evening. But thankfully, I was checked in and off to security within 5 minutes.

I’m sure the “how busy is security” sign was showing a 30% busy but there were seriously only 3 people in front of me at security. By 5:17 p.m., I was through.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 Security
London Heathrow Terminal 5 Security

With a choice of 4 lounges at T5 — British Airways Galleries Club North, British Airways Galleries Club South, British Airways Galleries Club at Terminal 5B, and Aspire, The Lounge at LHR T5 — I decided on the Galleries Club at Terminal 5B based on guidance from a mate. Plus, as my 747 was departing from the C gates, it was also the closest lounge.

To access the satellite terminals after security, you need to take the elevator down under the apron.

London Heathrow Terminal 5
London Heathrow Terminal 5

You can then take a transit train to either satellite terminal or walk.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 Train to B C Gates
London Heathrow Terminal 5 Train to B and C Gates

You can use the elevators or escalators to enter Terminal 5B.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 Escalators to 5B Gates
London Heathrow Escalators to Terminal 5B

Passengers with Oneworld Emerald or Sapphire status, as well as first class passengers, can also access the Galleries Lounge.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Entrance
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Entrance

It’s hard not to draw comparisons with the Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse I was in just a day before, but whereas the Clubhouse was glam and funky, this lounge felt downright dreary.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Entrance
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Entrance
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Lounges
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Seating
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Lounges
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Seating
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Lounges
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Seating
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Lounges
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Seating
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Luggage Storage
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Luggage Storage
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Reading Material
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Reading Material

There’s no tendered bar, just a DIY booze shelf. So, no espresso martinis tonight.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Self Serve Wine
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Self-Serve Wine
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Self Serve Beverages
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Self-Serve Beverages
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Spirts Selection
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Spirts Selection
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Wine Display
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Wine Display

There is a spa with complimentary treatments, yet it wasn’t staffed.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Spa Menu
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Spa Menu

No à la carte dining here, just buffet.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Buffet Hot Options
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Buffet Hot Options
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Buffet Salads
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Buffet Salads
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Buffet Soups
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Buffet Soups
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Buffet Cold Options
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Buffet Cold Options
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Beverage Station
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Beverage Station
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Coffee
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Coffee

The lounge is set back from the windows of the terminal so there aren’t any views for AvGeeks to appreciate.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Views
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Views

The Wi-Fi was unusable and I had to switch back to my cellular service. I found it amusing that the service provider was a Virgin company.

British Airways Lounge Wi Fi Speed Test
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Wi-Fi Speed Test. Image Credit: Speedtest by Ookla

The toilets looked like they belonged in a hospital.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Bathrooms
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Bathrooms

PCs and a printer were available along with plenty of desks to catch up on work.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Work Zone
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Work Zone
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Business Center
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Business Center

There were ample power points throughout.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Power Sockets
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Power Sockets

There was a kids’ playroom behind glass doors.

British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Kids Zone
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Kids Zone
British Airways T5 Galleries Lounge B South Kids Zone
British Airways Terminal 5B Galleries Lounge South Kids Zone

Whilst there was plenty of friendly and attentive staff at the Clubhouse, in the 3 hours I was in the British Airways lounge I didn’t see a single staff member inside, apart from the 2 at the entrance.

And the Clubhouse was at an outstation for Virgin Atlantic at JFK, unlike this home-port lounge of British Airways.

It should be a flagship experience, but it’s not.

3 hours was way too long here.

I had a bit of a hike from Satellite B terminal to C.

London Heathrow T5 Walkway between B and C Terminals
London Heathrow T5 Walkway Between B and C Terminals

But thankfully there were a couple of moving walkways, which seemed to stretch on forever.

London Heathrow T5 Walkway between B and C Terminals
London Heathrow T5 Walkway Between B and C Terminals

I arrived at the gate and boarding had started ahead of schedule.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Boarding
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Boarding

The aircraft was also being boarded through the single jet bridge so there was quite a queue formed already.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Boarding
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Boarding

Flight

Aircraft

BA109 is operated by a Boeing 747-400, of which British Airways currently has a fleet of 32.

My aircraft this evening was delivered back in December 1998 so it was nearly 21 years old.

The aircraft is configured with 14 first class seats in the “nose” of the aircraft.

The main deck Club World is configured in a tight 2-4-2 configuration, in a yin-and-yang with a mix of forward- and rear-facing seats.

A mini Club World/business class cabin occupies the space between first and door 2 with 18 seats. A larger cabin is behind that with 48 seats with the upper deck featuring a more private cabin with just 20 seats in a 2-2 configuration.

Premium economy features 30 seats. The 2-4-2 configuration illustrates just how narrow the Club World seats are when they fit the same number seats across the width of the aircraft as in premium economy.

Economy occupies the rest of the aircraft in 3-4-3 configuration with 145 seats in a single cabin.

British Airways Boeing 747 400 D main
British Airways Boeing 747-400. Image Credit: SeatGuru
British Airways Boeing 747 400 D
British Airways Boeing 747-400 Upper Deck Club World. Image Credit: SeatGuru

Business Class

Stepping on board at door 2, I turned right and walked through one of the Club World cabins.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Main Deck
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Main Deck

All whilst thinking how glad I was not to be stuck in one of the middle seats which requires you to step over the aisle passengers to access.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Main Deck Middle Seats
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Main Deck Middle Seats

For a nearly 21-year-old aircraft, this girl didn’t look so bad. I think the blue mood lighting helped.

I then headed up the signature 747 stairs and left the cramped main deck behind.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Stairs
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Stairs

Upstairs felt more like a private jet with just 20 passengers.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Upper Deck Cabin
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Upper Deck Cabin

There are 2 types of seats upstairs: the seats directly next to the aisle which face forward.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63J
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63J

And window seats which face towards the rear.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63B 64A
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63B and 64A

Most of the rear-facing window seats upstairs have direct aisle access however you can see the guy’s shoes below who would have to jump over the legs of a sleeping passenger in the aisle seat every time he needed to get in or out of the seat.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63B
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 63B

I had snagged 62A as I read it was the best seat in the cabin. Having 1 of the 2 emergency exit doors meant it was easy for me to get in and out of the seat.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 62A
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 62A

I was later told that my emergency exit had been disabled, hence the big “No Exit” sign on it.

There was also an odd moment where I locked eyes with the guy flying next to me who was in the aisle forward-facing seat. It’s bizarre having that feeling that someone’s watching you in your seat.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 62A
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat 62A

Although the privacy screen is supposed to be stored for taxi, take-off, and landing, my seatmate raised it as soon as crews finished their pre-takeoff checks — thankfully.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Privacy
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Privacy

Looking around the seat, the age of the aircraft started to become apparent — there were chips and scratches on many surfaces, like around the seat controls.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat Controls
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Seat Controls

Over my shoulder were the IFE remote, USB port, and headphone socket, with the headphones jammed into the tiny bit of space between the seat and seat shell. A personal spotlight was positioned higher, out of the photo frame.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Remote USB Socket
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Remote and USB Socket

Out in front was the flip-down ottoman which also forms the base of the bed when it’s time to sleep.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Ottoman
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Ottoman

If I hadn’t been in a window seat on the upper deck, the only storage space would have been the small drawer in the most inconvenient place on the floor out in front of your seat.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Storage
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Storage

But thankfully, window seat upper deck passengers have 2 bins to store their belongings.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Upper Deck Window Storage
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Upper Deck Window Storage

The tray table drops down from the side panel. It also doesn’t sit perfectly horizontal and was very unstable.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Pre Departure Champagne
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Pre-Departure Champagne

Sadly, no overhead personal air nozzles were on this aircraft and they were missed as the flight was kept quite warm overnight.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class No Air Nozzles
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Lack of Air Nozzles

When it came time to sleep, there was no turndown service offered by the crew, so it’s a DIY affair.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Flat Bed
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Flat-Bed

A large bag full of bed linen was on each seat upon boarding.

The “mattress pad” was a very thin rectangle panel that doesn’t actually tuck around the seat but simply sits in place. But stay in place when you sleep? It does not.

The rest of the linen was lovely to sleep in and I found the pillow to be the perfect size and firmness.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Flat Bed
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Flat-Bed

Even though the cabin was warm, I still managed to sleep 3.5 hours and was woken for breakfast 1 hour before landing into Dubai.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Point of View from Bed
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Point of View From Bed

There were 2 lavatories on the upper deck, 1 at each end of the cabin, providing an excellent passenger to toilet ratio of 10:1. As such, there was never a wait.

The bathrooms featured products from The White Company’s “SPA” line.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Bathroom
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Bathroom

Amenities

Amenity kits from The White Company were distributed soon after boarding.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Amenity Kit
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Amenity Kit

These included socks, eyeshade, dental kit, pen, earplugs, lip balm, moisturizer, and a relaxing pulse point roll-on. There’s nothing special about it… just the basics.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Amenity Kit Contents
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Amenity Kit Contents

When I asked about pajamas, the flight attendant Paul replied, “This really is your first time flying with us, isn’t it?”

Entertainment

Inflight entertainment is provided by a 12-inch screen that swings out from the seat on your side.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Monitor
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Monitor

You can also adjust the angle if you wanted to watch whilst laying in bed.

The system has obviously been updated as the interface and resolution aren’t from a 21-year-old system.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Menu
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Menu

It was quite responsive and had an updated moving map as well.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Movies
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Movies
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Map
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class IFE Map

Noise-canceling headphones are provided, which were pretty average.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Noise Canceling Headphones
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Noise-Canceling Headphones

The aircraft was also fitted with W-Fi that clocked better speeds that in the Galleries Lounge on the ground.

British Airways Boeing 747 Wi Fi Speed Test
British Airways Boeing 747 Wi-Fi Speed Test. Image Credit: Speedtest by Ookla

Packages are sold based on usage duration and not data consumption, thankfully.

British Airways Wi Fi
British Airways Wi-Fi. Image Credit: British Airways
British Airways Wi Fi Plans
British Airways Wi-Fi Plans. Image Credit: British Airways

Meal and Service

Upon boarding the aircraft, the Cabin Service Director was at the door welcoming passengers and I instantly knew I would have a “Worldwide” crew for this flight judging by her seniority.

British Airways has 2 distinct crews on different contracts — the legacy Worldwide crew have been with the company for longer and have more experience. The “Mixed Fleet” crews, on the other hand, are newer to the company, are usually a lot younger, and aren’t paid as well.

After taking my seat, I was welcomed by both Sunil and Paul who were working upstairs this evening and would continue to call me Mr. Stone throughout the flight.

I was offered a pre-takeoff beverage of Canard-Duchene Brut Champagne ($30 a bottle), orange juice, or water.

Hot towels were then distributed, then the menus.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Menu
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Menu

A breakfast card was inside the menus with options as to whether the crew should wake me or let me sleep.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Breakfast Card
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Breakfast Card

On the PA, the Cabin Service Director welcomed everyone onboard the “majestic” 747.

We took off from London Heathrow at 9:26 p.m., just 1 minute behind schedule.

By 10:05 p.m., a post-takeoff beverage arrived accompanied with nuts. I went with a Gin Zing (gin, citrus, and sparkling water over ice).

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Gin Fizz and Nuts
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Gin Zing and Nuts

My starter arrived 50 minutes after take-off — the Severn and Wye Scottish smoked salmon with a Burford Brown hen egg, shallots, dill crème fraîche, and pumpernickel.

The other option was a soup.

The dish looked a bit sad the way everything was plonked on the plate, but it tasted fine. The starter was served with a side salad and bread roll. I paired this with the d’Arenberg Chardonnay from Australia ($13 a bottle).

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Salmon Starter
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Salmon Starter

For main, I selected the seared fillet of British beef with potato dauphinoise, honey roasted butternut squash, and peppercorn jus. Unfortunately, the steak was a bit chewy.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Beef Main
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Beef Main

The other main choices were grilled chicken or Thai vegetable curry.

I asked Paul for a recommendation when switching to red wine and he brought both bottles over and offered me a tasting. Between the Bodegas Faustino, Fortinus Tinto from Spain ($10 a bottle) and Swartland Winery Red Blend ($12 a bottle) from South Africa, he personally liked the South African and my taste buds agreed.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Red Wine
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Red Wine

A chocolate and caramel layer cake for dessert wrapped up the dinner service at 11:00 p.m. London time, or 2.5 hours after departure. For a short red-eye flight, I appreciated the efficient meal service.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Cake Dessert
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Cake Dessert

If I was peckish during the flight, the self-serve “Club Kitchen” available up the top of the stairs had a few beverages available.

British Airways Club Kitchen
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Club Kitchen

An hour before arriving into Dubai, breakfast was served based on the orders placed before take-off.

I selected the Middle Eastern option: filled mini pita with falafel, hummus, zucchini, and pepper. It also looked a little sad but considering it had only been 3 hours since dinner, I didn’t need to be substantial.

British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Breakfast
British Airways Boeing 747 Club World Business Class Breakfast

The other option was a pulled chicken rarebit.

We touched down in Dubai at 8:08 a.m., 12 minutes ahead of schedule, though it was another hour before bags were off the aircraft.

Final Thoughts

In 2000, British Airways became the first carrier in the world to offer business class passengers a true flat-bed to sleep on. In 2006, it launched the product you see on this aircraft today.

As the industry moved on, offering business class passengers more room, storage, and direct aisle access for all business class passengers, it took until 2019 for British Airways to launch an all-new seat and will take years to roll this out across its wide-body fleet. As a result, this dated seat will continue to fly on.

I had pretty low expectations of this flight, knowing I would be flying a 13-year-old seat in a 20+-year-old plane… and my first British Airways long-haul flight certainly met those expectations.

The lounge experience left a lot to be desired.

The food was quite average.

The seat is narrow, lacks privacy unless the screen is raised, lacks storage unless you’re sitting upstairs by the window, the tray table is flimsy, there are no pajamas, and the mattress topper is too thin and isn’t secured in place.

But I’m always thankful for having a flat-bed when flying.  Plus, the upper deck is the place to be and I did have the best seat in the cabin — but to charge me $165 to select the seat is insane.

No matter how good or bad a seat is, how tasty the food is, it is the crew who will make or break a flight for me. Thankfully, Sunil and Paul on this flight were fantastic and elevated this experience. They were both very polished in the service delivery, friendly, were familiar with the menu, and were very efficient. This pales in comparison to my Qantas 747 business class experience where not even the service could save the flight.

During the hour wait for my luggage, I was reflecting on the flight and how it compared to my Virgin Atlantic experience, but it wouldn’t be a fair comparison between one of British Airways’ oldest aircraft to Virgin Atlantic’s newest.

But then I thought about the 6 Emirates A380 services between London Heathrow and Dubai that British Airways competes against, its onboard bar, direct aisle access for all business class passengers, mini-bar, dine on demand, large 23-inch IFE screen, chauffeur (for cash bookings), and free Wi-Fi for business class passengers (as long as you’re a Skywards member, regardless of status)… and I’m unsure why anyone would pick to fly British Airways on this route.

Sure, flying on the majestic 747 is nostalgic, but hardly worth foregoing the above. It must be the Executive Club loyalty handcuffs?

I won’t be rushing to fly this product again but I’m still keen to try the new Club World Suites.

British Airways Boeing 747 in Dubai
British Airways Boeing 747 in Dubai

Greg Stone

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