Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 11 Dec 2016
Total posts 65
Surprised that a national carrier is pushing themselves down to budget ranks this far. They're getting worse and worse.
Only now going to use them if it's a regional area.
Probably just get the train which goes just about anywhere that BA fly to now.
Member since 06 Aug 2017
Total posts 110
Ah, reclining! Is there any issue that causes more angst in the world of travelling than reclining?
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 204
"Seats will all be set at a “gentle recline” and will stay that way. The airline's version of "gentle" has not yet been clearly defined."
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
BA beggars belief.
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 259
Who knows, this might help BA win or retain patronage amongst the anti-recline population?
Knowing ahead of time the person in front of you can’t recline is only upside for those with no intention to do so themselves.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
You recline your seat on short haul flights? Hope I never get stuck behind you, if I do you will feel my knee in the small of your back (6'4) ;)
Member since 21 May 2014
Total posts 173
That's a tad aggressive is it not?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 226
Great idea and other airlines should follow suit. There is no need for reclining seats on short haul flights, an they only aggravate other passengers.
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