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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Today, 4:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By aacharya
Not cheaper with partners...

Not cheaper with partners...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 8:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By aacharya
As a US born Nepali I'm just happy the more press...

As a US born Nepali I'm just happy the more press anyone gives my parents' motherland.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 12:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By aacharya
This is well addressed in the "split" thread, but...

This is well addressed in the "split" thread, but in summary, the computer will not extend the benefit if split prior to check-in. The agent can and should override that, but it's a pain and...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 12:42 pm
Replies: 341
Views: 19,096
Posted By aacharya
Technically, a non-status flyer gets 0 free bags....

Technically, a non-status flyer gets 0 free bags. A credit card holder gets 1 free bag at 50 lbs maximum.

An F flyer gets 2 free bags at 70 lbs maximum.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 11:20 am
Replies: 92
Views: 5,106
Posted By aacharya
And on the inbound, you'd have to anyways, as I'm...

And on the inbound, you'd have to anyways, as I'm pretty sure Cabo doesn't have pre-clearance.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 11:02 am
Replies: 1,506
Views: 165,609
Posted By aacharya
Literally no chance (see the SDC thread) of...

Literally no chance (see the SDC thread) of getting ZFV to go to PHL absent IRROPs.

You can take bags on Amtrak, but three is going to be tough, and annoying, as you well-know.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 4:57 am
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By aacharya
This is not the case..re losing bags. ...

This is not the case..re losing bags.

OP...split you and your son off in one PNR. Then both are eligible for upgrades. And both keep all benefits.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 24, 15, 3:56 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By aacharya
Nothing to write to anyone about in either...

Nothing to write to anyone about in either instance.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 23, 15, 1:58 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 13,691
Posted By aacharya
Also consider that they are also (speculative of...

Also consider that they are also (speculative of course) not meeting the extended mandate here: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DOT-OST-1997-2649-0061
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 11:06 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 9,683
Posted By aacharya
Though bad CS - it's not the same as these random...

Though bad CS - it's not the same as these random seat assignments. I've had happen to me only once - in F - so I really didn't care. But if I were to lose 21D and get reseated in 26B, I'd be a...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 10:53 pm
Replies: 796
Views: 43,416
Posted By aacharya
I have had some success doing this with the...

I have had some success doing this with the check-in agent (though at that point, it's really semantics).
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 10:50 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,238
Posted By aacharya
Perhaps this is a question already addressed in...

Perhaps this is a question already addressed in the ongoing 'tech stop' thread - but why are flights diverted to Gander instead of YYT? I assume it might be a runway issue - otherwise, UA at least...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 8:24 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,455
Posted By aacharya
Is Economy oversold or full?

Is Economy oversold or full?
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 17, 15, 8:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By aacharya
While I like the OPs gumption...it is tickets...

While I like the OPs gumption...it is tickets like these that cause broad restrictive rules later. I would take the 12 segments and be done.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 14, 15, 9:20 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,818
Posted By aacharya
Impossible. He was 9th of 10 - definitely not...

Impossible. He was 9th of 10 - definitely not the highest fare.

Now - whether they offloaded him, reloaded him in Y - and then he jumped to #1 - that is possible. But unlikely.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 13, 15, 4:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By aacharya
Take the money and book something for next year. ...

Take the money and book something for next year. There is no value if you've flown most of what you're going to fly in 2015 already.

With that money, I'd emphasize PQM value and book when there's...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 10, 15, 5:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By aacharya
Ah - I didn't think of that and I also did my MCT...

Ah - I didn't think of that and I also did my MCT math wrong.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 10, 15, 4:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By aacharya
Someone will chime in regarding the minimum...

Someone will chime in regarding the minimum connection time in IAD - for both regional to international and for mainline to international.

It might be that regional to international MCT is 0.75...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 10, 15, 10:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By aacharya
Assuming the OP is non-elite (else they may have...

Assuming the OP is non-elite (else they may have discussed Y-ups, B-ups from E), and considering they are moving, having F (with 2 bags x 70 lbs plus a hefty carry-on ) is something to consider as...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 10, 15, 8:59 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,050
Posted By aacharya
Well, I'm pretty sure it's a template that...

Well, I'm pretty sure it's a template that assumes the first digits are 005. Hardly think it's an intentional thing - though I think you know that too.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 9, 15, 11:23 am
Replies: 775
Views: 66,082
Posted By aacharya
Perfect advice on both moving back a few rows and...

Perfect advice on both moving back a few rows and keeping middle open.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 8, 15, 9:53 am
Replies: 241
Views: 58,094
Posted By aacharya
Unless you got a $200 all-in ticket, and are a...

Unless you got a $200 all-in ticket, and are a general member - you have these numbers wrong.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 6, 15, 1:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By aacharya
Absolutely acceptable. I do it all the time for...

Absolutely acceptable. I do it all the time for my non-1K spouse (that is, when I haven't cleared her into F for the transcon). As for not waiting in line, I prefer earlier in G1 - else I'm...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 6, 15, 12:58 pm
Replies: 264
Views: 28,399
Posted By aacharya
Yes. It tells you immediately underneath your...

Yes. It tells you immediately underneath your bag waiver that your card must be active (or some words to that effect).
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 6, 15, 12:48 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 9,172
Posted By aacharya
Yes - and UA.com warns about this discrepency in...

Yes - and UA.com warns about this discrepency in individual segments right underneath the estimates.
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