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Aug 11, 20, 2:50 pm
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Views: 2,089
Posted By east_west

Just a guess, but it may be that it is necessary...

Just a guess, but it may be that it is necessary for the aircraft and/or pilots to fly somewhere to maintain safety ratings.

Any reports on what champagne was on offer in J?
Aug 6, 20, 11:24 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,840
Posted By east_west

The GH renewal is short term, only through 2025....

The GH renewal is short term, only through 2025. I think this timing could align with a new GH near main station.
Mar 18, 20, 6:57 am
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

It sounds like the freight business may still be...

It sounds like the freight business may still be doing well, especially in light of all the cargo capacity being cut from commercial airlines.
Feb 28, 20, 12:11 pm
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

Amazon just announced all employees should defer...

Amazon just announced all employees should defer non-essential travel including within the United States.
...
Feb 28, 20, 6:34 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,930
Posted By east_west

To be fair to USA/Europe carriers, you are...

To be fair to USA/Europe carriers, you are spoiled by getting to fly ANZ... It is such a nice airline and friendly staff.
Feb 27, 20, 5:54 pm
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

I'm curious what the motivation is, from UA's...

I'm curious what the motivation is, from UA's perspective, to continue to issue these waivers. At the current rate other parts of Europe will be in Italy's situation in the next week or two, and...
Feb 27, 20, 4:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,930
Posted By east_west

Given that most of the Asian carriers (CX, JL,...

Given that most of the Asian carriers (CX, JL, NH, SQ) are 5-star, so yes, BR is similar to those. Especially in Y, not much difference.

Try flying some of the US carriers on a 6hr TCON -- pay for...
Feb 25, 20, 7:53 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 42,854
Posted By east_west

Yes, Speedy can still be used. Works great.

Yes, Speedy can still be used. Works great.
Feb 24, 20, 6:32 pm
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

CDC raises travel alert for S. Korea to Level 3...

CDC raises travel alert for S. Korea to Level 3 "avoid nonessential travel"
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/coronavirus-south-korea
Feb 16, 20, 7:57 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 24,113
Posted By east_west

This makes sense as the morning rush is mainly...

This makes sense as the morning rush is mainly onward inter-Asia connections that have been greatly reduced. The evening rush is for the TPACs.
Feb 12, 20, 6:50 pm
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

United Airlines will continue to suspend flights...

United Airlines will continue to suspend flights between the United States and China because of the coronavirus outbreak until April 24, about a month longer than planned, the airline said Wednesday....
Feb 11, 20, 6:02 pm
Replies: 720
Views: 284,763
Posted By east_west

I believe it is usually at 757-200 for the redeye...

I believe it is usually at 757-200 for the redeye LAX->BOS and return morning BOS->LAX.
Feb 11, 20, 6:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By east_west

Is this true? I thought Star Alliance policy...

Is this true? I thought Star Alliance policy would allow a BR J ticket to enter the SQ lounge in TPE. At least it seems that UA J px are often in this lounge. This is what the Star Alliance lounge...
Feb 11, 20, 9:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By east_west

The EVA, SQ, and PP lounges are all right next to...

The EVA, SQ, and PP lounges are all right next to each other in the mezzanine level of the terminal (inside security/immigration), and they should be open from 430am. Most of the BR TPAC flights...
Feb 10, 20, 8:15 pm
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

The WHO is alluding to Singapore...

The WHO is alluding to Singapore (https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/novel-coronavirus-cases-in-singapore) where there are 45 confirmed cases, 23 of which were locally transmitted (meaning...
Feb 10, 20, 8:33 am
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

Many public health officials -- Singapore, HK, UK...

Many public health officials -- Singapore, HK, UK have made such statements over the last few days, but probably the WHO chief's statement is the most concerning:...
Feb 9, 20, 9:31 am
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

Yes, because this would involve lying to CBP upon...

Yes, because this would involve lying to CBP upon arrival in the USA and could lead to a lifetime travel ban to the USA. Especially in light of the current travel restrictions that explicitly focus...
Feb 9, 20, 8:59 am
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

I wondered about this too. I assume China would...

I wondered about this too. I assume China would have a stamp at exit immigration? And BR would see this at checkin in TPE and reject or notify CBP.

Note, there was an earlier thread in this forum...
Feb 8, 20, 3:53 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By east_west

There are multiple lounge choices, both PPlus and...

There are multiple lounge choices, both PPlus and EVA. There is a good discussion of the pros and cons in this thread...
Feb 7, 20, 6:16 pm
Replies: 376
Views: 113,775
Posted By east_west

I also prefer the La Grand Dame Rose 2006 on...

I also prefer the La Grand Dame Rose 2006 on ORD-TPE, but on JFK-TPE it is Krug 2004 (at least on my flight late last year).
Feb 6, 20, 7:50 pm
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

It might indicate downguage to 789? Looks like PE...

It might indicate downguage to 789? Looks like PE is back on sale towards end of March.
Feb 5, 20, 6:12 pm
Replies: 276
Views: 42,516
Posted By east_west

The various online travel agents (e.g. Orbitz)...

The various online travel agents (e.g. Orbitz) often provide better itineraries or more comprehensive sets of destinations than EVA's website. EVA doesn't even allow bookings to/from Detroit (DTW).
Jan 31, 20, 10:05 am
Replies: 189
Views: 29,546
Posted By east_west

BR does this too and the seat is a button to...

BR does this too and the seat is a button to recline.
Jan 31, 20, 9:56 am
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

I'd put it in the same category as...

I'd put it in the same category as ICN/SIN/TYO/KIX. That is to say, not a huge problem right now, but it is close enough in the region that I'd be worried.
Jan 31, 20, 9:55 am
Replies: 3,193
Views: 738,700
Posted By east_west

AA and DL just suspended all flights to China. AA...

AA and DL just suspended all flights to China. AA immediately through March 27, DL Feb. 6 through April 30.

I think UA is now the only remaining North American/European carrier.
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