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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 7:39 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,914
Posted By Bonehead
It really is time for the airline to put a stop...

It really is time for the airline to put a stop to such disgusting behavior.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 7:07 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,914
Posted By Bonehead
And I continue to be disgusted at FC passengers...

And I continue to be disgusted at FC passengers who put their bare feet up on the bulkhead. Has a GS doing this last Wednesday IAH-DEN. He saw me scowling and thankfully put his shoes back on. ...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 27, 15, 7:13 am
Replies: 356
Views: 35,503
Posted By Bonehead
I have used last-minute award bookings more than...

I have used last-minute award bookings more than once to bail out of misconnects (including forced overnights) due to Irrops, facilitated by the knowledge that an immediate free redeposit is possible...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 26, 15, 6:12 pm
Replies: 356
Views: 35,503
Posted By Bonehead
Not sure if this has been mentioned, but I find...

Not sure if this has been mentioned, but I find these conditions on DL awards particularly egregious as compared to the flexibility that we enjoy w/r/t redeeming UA miles:

...Changes to outbound...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 26, 15, 9:58 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By Bonehead
Unless you don't fly UA within a year of the...

Unless you don't fly UA within a year of the original purchase it's a wash for both you and the airline.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 25, 15, 8:08 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,194
Posted By Bonehead
I had very few mechanical delays on CO during the...

I had very few mechanical delays on CO during the 2000s, and as soon as I started flying UA planes in the early 2010s I noticed a somewhat higher rate of mechanical delays on those aircraft, and...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 11:05 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bonehead
Work always gets in the way of my trips as well. ...

Work always gets in the way of my trips as well. If there was some cheap way to get to IAH on the 17th before that early (about 3:30 IIRC) IAH-LHR flight...

There is availability out of LAX...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 9:39 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bonehead
As I noted above, your issue right now is not...

As I noted above, your issue right now is not IAH-LHR (Saver is available on the 17th) but the BFL-IAH leg. I take it my suggestion to go to IAH on the 16th (when there is Saver availability) and...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 8:21 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bonehead
As of right now there are standard Y (coach)...

As of right now there are standard Y (coach) awards available for BFL-IAH the afternoon of June 16 and IAH-LHR less than 24 hours later on the 17th. I can't get the website to find it but since the...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 23, 15, 5:22 pm
Replies: 295
Views: 22,150
Posted By Bonehead
Handful? I think not....

Handful? I think not. (http://airwaysnews.com/galleries/continental-75th-anniversary-route-map-world_27934.jpg)
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 10, 15, 1:53 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 45,292
Posted By Bonehead
Well well well...Looks like one of the the poster...

Well well well...Looks like one of the the poster children for great labor relations is having issues too:
...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 9, 15, 5:03 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,625
Posted By Bonehead
I think this is nonsense. It wasn't CO who...

I think this is nonsense. It wasn't CO who screwed passengers over in Denver during the SFH and caused many of us to avoid them. I think sUA's labor groups are bad news.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 9, 15, 4:23 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,625
Posted By Bonehead
Aargh...no big surprise. United's "screw the...

Aargh...no big surprise. United's "screw the customer" labor groups are the biggest reason that I refused to fly them, even though I was Denver-based. I can't tell you how happy I was with...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 9, 15, 1:41 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,625
Posted By Bonehead
There are several comments along the lines of...

There are several comments along the lines of this one:



AS many of us Continental guys have said, it wasn't legacy (pre-2009 or so) Continental management that's made a mess of things...it's...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 8, 15, 2:14 pm
Replies: 295
Views: 77,388
Posted By Bonehead
Could you expand on this? Was your account...

Could you expand on this? Was your account hacked, or was this somehow related to the computer issues?
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 8, 15, 11:13 am
Replies: 372
Views: 45,292
Posted By Bonehead
From the thread on the outage:

From the thread on the outage:
Forum: American Airlines | AAdvantage (Pre-Consolidation) Jun 27, 15, 4:51 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 6,306
Posted By Bonehead
I get email notification of cancellations. If...

I get email notification of cancellations. If the OP never received email notification, that is indeed odd.
Forum: Southwest Airlines | Rapid Rewards Jun 27, 15, 12:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By Bonehead
@:-)

@:-)
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 26, 15, 3:03 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,060
Posted By Bonehead
I was referring to the recent prison break in...

I was referring to the recent prison break in upstate NY and attempting to be slightly humorous (plus, I didn't know the name of the real prison). Can't take everything seriously on FT.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 26, 15, 11:48 am
Replies: 1,865
Views: 193,448
Posted By Bonehead
EWR??? The ground staff at EWR has always been...

EWR??? The ground staff at EWR has always been the surliest, least-helpful bunch that I've experienced at any airport. Not sure it has anything to do with being sCO.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 25, 15, 9:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bonehead
If the OP's title had any relationship to the...

If the OP's title had any relationship to the reality of the situation I doubt that the Cathay article would have made me think of this thread, but what the heck, I decide to post it anyway because I...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 25, 15, 8:39 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bonehead
Potable-water issues are real!

Check this out:

Cathay Pacific provides bottled water on flights after samples from tanks fail to meet standards...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 24, 15, 3:17 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,511
Posted By Bonehead
Don't forget that you have to hit the requisite...

Don't forget that you have to hit the requisite $12k spend on your ticket purchases. The $2500 won't count, if I understand the qualification requirements correctly.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 24, 15, 10:03 am
Replies: 217
Views: 16,993
Posted By Bonehead
I hate that. And I'm still cranky about the el...

I hate that. And I'm still cranky about the el cheapo cashew shrapnel. Still, in the grand scheme of things...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jun 24, 15, 6:33 am
Replies: 1,865
Views: 193,448
Posted By Bonehead
Be careful with LH... ...

Be careful with LH...

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