Tier Point Run to San Jose in Nov 2023

It's the start of my next British Airways Executive Club membership year and that means I need to start earning Tier Points again!

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A mighty view in Yellowstone National Park
A mighty view in Yellowstone National Park

Tag Archive for Netherlands

By Nige on Sat 01 Oct 2022 at 19:04
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This is an archive showing posts assigned to tag: Netherlands.

Netherlands is a relatively small country in Europe and part of the European Union (EU).

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San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge well into the distance
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge well into the distance

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Summary

By Nige on Wed 26 Jan 2022 at 12:13
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: American Airlines | AMS | British Airways | JFK | LAX | LHR | Los Angeles | Netherlands | New York | San Francisco | SFO | Trips | USA

Another TP Run under my belt. I’m managing to sneak these in and take advantage of the guaranteed AA schedule changes to minimise the impact on my working life. Another enjoyable trip – my second in just over two months after a long gap due to the pandemic. Some points worth highlighting: Verifly helped again […]

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An attractive restaurant at Amsterdam AMS airport
An attractive restaurant at Amsterdam AMS airport

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Day 5 – Amsterdam AMS to London LHR 

By Nige on Tue 25 Jan 2022 at 12:12
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: AMS | British Airways | LHR | London | Netherlands | Trips

It was all very uneventful at Amsterdam at Gate D18.  We boarded about 30 mins before departure and the load was light for the flight back to Heathrow.  I think that summarises the position for all of my flights on this trip. On board and into my normal seat 01F.  The cabin crew asked whether […]

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Pushing back at Heathrow T5 on my way to Amsterdam AMS
Pushing back at Heathrow T5 on my way to Amsterdam AMS

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Day 5 – London LHR to Amsterdam AMS

By Nige on Tue 25 Jan 2022 at 12:11
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: AMS | British Airways | LHR | London | Netherlands | Trips

There was no queue for security when I got there.  When I approached Millionaire’s Door, the BA staff member checking boarding cards didn’t have a clue about how to check access.  She initially indicated I could use the First Lounge.  When I explained I had access to the CCR, she asked whether I had a […]

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Amsterdam Airport
Amsterdam Airport

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Day 1 – Amsterdam AMS to London LHR

By Nige on Fri 21 Jan 2022 at 16:47
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: AMS | British Airways | LHR | London | Netherlands | Trips

I wandered up and down an empty concourse at Amsterdam and then headed back to Gate D18 to wait for boarding to commence.  On the way back to Heathrow, I was back in my normal seat (01F). When I walked through the galley, the cabin crew did a double-take and immediately asked whether I was […]

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A very warm welcome at Heathrow T5!
A very warm welcome at Heathrow T5!

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Day 1 – London LHR to Amsterdam AMS

By Nige on Fri 21 Jan 2022 at 08:43
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: AMS | British Airways | LHR | London | Netherlands | Trips

I arrived on the bus from POD parking into bus stop 28, just outside the lifts, which I took up to level 5 and departures.  T5 didn’t appear to be too busy and within 3 or 4 mins I was standing outside The First Wing (TFW). I already had my two boarding cards for the […]

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Covid requirements for masks onboard flights continue
Covid requirements for masks onboard flights continue

Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022: Prep

By Nige on Sun 02 Jan 2022 at 07:51
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Story: Tier Point Run to San Francisco in Jan 2022
Tags: American Airlines | AMS | British Airways | JFK | LAX | LHR | Los Angeles | Netherlands | New York | San Francisco | SFO | Trips | USA

Preparations Managed to sneak this trip in during Jan.  It was originally a June booking that was impacted by flight cancellations, so at the start of Jan I decided to take advantage of my ability to rebook my trip avoiding all of the original restrictions: as long as there is flight availability.  That allowed me […]

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Nige is one of the co-founders of The Billingham Blog and works as a freelance management consultant. He loves to fly in his spare time!

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