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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 8:42 am
Replies: 241
Views: 15,962
Posted By Bonehead
News report on Denver TV last night indicated...

News report on Denver TV last night indicated that they could deplane but that that would make COS their new final destination. It's not like they were held prisoner.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 11:56 am
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
I'm sure that's the reason. In fact, I'll bet...

I'm sure that's the reason. In fact, I'll bet the FAs put the vomit there intentionally just to screw with the passengers.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 11:50 am
Replies: 1,220
Views: 103,259
Posted By Bonehead
If I'm not mistaken PreCheck is paid for at least...

If I'm not mistaken PreCheck is paid for at least in part via user fees, and I think it needs to be available later than 6 PM.
Forum: U.K. and Ireland Apr 16, 15, 4:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Bonehead
Finding parking can be a nightmare, so if you can...

Finding parking can be a nightmare, so if you can avoid driving that would make for a more stress-free experience.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 3:35 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
The OP was parroting the headline in the linked...

The OP was parroting the headline in the linked media report. Good heavens media people...why don't you write headlines that accurately convey the facts?

Ok...off to check out our spring snow...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 3:14 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
It was under the seat. Good heavens...

It was under the seat. Good heavens people...doesn't anyone read the linked reports in order to find out what really happened???
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 3:08 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
As I noted above, the vomit was under the seat. ...

As I noted above, the vomit was under the seat. The discovered it when they stashed their bags and noticed that they got wet somehow. From the linked media report:

...when they started to store...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 2:48 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
They always seem to be there when I scrounge...

They always seem to be there when I scrounge around in the seatback pockets looking for spare change.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 2:40 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
I agree. I think that the flight crew erred on...

I agree. I think that the flight crew erred on this one. Vomit is one of those fluids that I tend to avoid whenever possible.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 16, 15, 2:27 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,458
Posted By Bonehead
Probably so, but I bet a proper cleaning would...

Probably so, but I bet a proper cleaning would have resulted in misconnects...pick your poison. By the way, I wonder if vomit under one's seat is a health hazard (note that they apparently weren't...
Forum: Hilton | Hilton HHonors Apr 16, 15, 1:45 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,767
Posted By Bonehead
@:-)

@:-)
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 15, 15, 7:52 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,569
Posted By Bonehead
For wide-shouldered guys like me, width is #1.

For wide-shouldered guys like me, width is #1.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 15, 15, 7:00 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,569
Posted By Bonehead
"Older aircraft won’t be retrofitted with the new...

"Older aircraft won’t be retrofitted with the new seats, Southwest said."

Sat in the new WN seats about 6 months ago. Never again. The last possible reason to fly WN (Seat size) is gone.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 14, 15, 7:03 am
Replies: 139
Views: 16,458
Posted By Bonehead
I have commented here before about the...

I have commented here before about the overcrowding in the clubs that I frequent, which is really starting to get under my skin. One of the issues I have is the seating layout in many clubs, which...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 10, 15, 4:23 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
Interesting. May I ask what the add-collect was...

Interesting. May I ask what the add-collect was (i.e., the fare difference)?
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 9, 15, 6:34 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,729
Posted By Bonehead
I see you list AA as one of your airlines. Have...

I see you list AA as one of your airlines. Have you any comment on the points I raised in post #7?? I find it infinitely more inconvenient to use vouchers and canceled tickets on AA vs UA...what...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 8, 15, 5:29 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,729
Posted By Bonehead
Wonder how the OP likes having to mail in those...

Wonder how the OP likes having to mail in those paper AA vouchers and call in to use the credit for a canceled flight, both things that with UA can be done online. This has to be one of the more...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 8, 15, 6:33 am
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
[Bolding mine] As I mentioned upthread, GG...

[Bolding mine]

As I mentioned upthread, GG BUYUP is a pmCO feature. There are still many UA agents who don't know all the pmCO nuances (and I don't hold that against them, by the way), so it's...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 7, 15, 10:38 am
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
Of course you're right...I mistakenly responded...

Of course you're right...I mistakenly responded to your comment on Often1's post, which made the blanket assertion that a change fee must be paid. Sorry about that.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 7, 15, 9:12 am
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
Your post asserts that the change fee must be...

Your post asserts that the change fee must be paid. That is misleading because there are numerous recent reports that it may not have to be paid.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 7, 15, 7:58 am
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
Please familiarize yourself with the "GG BUYUP"...

Please familiarize yourself with the "GG BUYUP" provision. Also peruse the thread that I referenced in post #4.

Also some information here:
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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 7, 15, 4:36 am
Replies: 147
Views: 12,857
Posted By Bonehead
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mil...

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1384081-buy-up-higher-fare-class-w-o-change-fee-gg-buyup.html

Look at the last 25 posts or so. If GG BUYUP is still in effect, it may...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 1, 15, 10:14 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,048
Posted By Bonehead
This one is intriguing: Prepaid change fee:...

This one is intriguing:

Prepaid change fee: This would come at a discount compared to the usual $200 and up.
Forum: Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles Apr 1, 15, 9:11 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Bonehead
So is misspelling "ma'am", lol.

So is misspelling "ma'am", lol.
Forum: Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles Mar 31, 15, 8:41 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 4,808
Posted By Bonehead
One more time...I don't know why you DL folks put...

One more time...I don't know why you DL folks put up with this asinine system. NW, CO, and now UA made/make the "pull-from-the-back technique" work.
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