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Nov 3, 19, 12:06 pm
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Posted By whlinder

"The plane would have taken off anyway" line of...

"The plane would have taken off anyway" line of reasoning is shortsighted. I understand it is viewed as a sunk carbon emission but evidence of demand for the flight ensures it will continue to...
Oct 12, 19, 11:09 am
Replies: 165
Views: 39,450
Posted By whlinder

I'm somewhat here this year, struggling to...

I'm somewhat here this year, struggling to re-qualify for Gold, with 7200 in PQD but only 34K PQMs on 20.5 PQS. With the new system I'd be $800 and a couple segments away, which will surely happen...
Jul 14, 19, 4:27 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 34,684
Posted By whlinder

Got it, thanks. Connecting to a UA flight so...

Got it, thanks. Connecting to a UA flight so will miss the lounge. Oh well.
Jul 14, 19, 8:06 am
Replies: 188
Views: 34,684
Posted By whlinder

Can't find a clear answer- is access allowed...

Can't find a clear answer- is access allowed after arriving from intl in business with no onward AA boarding pass?
Jul 7, 19, 9:13 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 36,585
Posted By whlinder

Did it cost UA a gate in C, as was suggested...

Did it cost UA a gate in C, as was suggested earlier?

Iíve seen more UA express at the Z gates so am curious if thatís caused by the loss of a C gate and the downline impacts.
Jul 4, 19, 10:16 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,533
Posted By whlinder

I was hinting at considering Northern Europe and...

I was hinting at considering Northern Europe and Japan.

The list of viable destinations expands considerably with the A321XLR economics.

Itís a major strategic question as to whether AS wants...
Jul 4, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,533
Posted By whlinder

Separate from the MAX Alaska ought to be looking...

Separate from the MAX Alaska ought to be looking at the A321XLR, given the cities that could be reached from SEA/PDX/ANC with its proposed range.
Jul 1, 19, 7:26 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 12,709
Posted By whlinder

So itís been a couple of months. Any feedback on...

So itís been a couple of months. Any feedback on the trial?

FWIW I flew EWR-KEF last month, which might be the shortest Polaris flight in the system. Even after a 90+ minute departure delay...
Jun 30, 19, 7:03 pm
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Views: 174,985
Posted By whlinder

So looking at this bird IAD-HNL-IAD the seat map...

So looking at this bird IAD-HNL-IAD the seat map is only showing 28 seats in business/ďfirstĒ.
No 6D which I guess is crew rest, but also no 1A. Whatís the deal with that map?
Jun 26, 19, 4:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By whlinder

On Sunday at 3:45pm the TK lounge was closed to...

On Sunday at 3:45pm the TK lounge was closed to priority pass and had a sign up that it would open at 4:15 to those card holders.

Its a nice lounge but the food isnít like out of this world. I...
Apr 25, 19, 9:53 am
Replies: 402
Views: 52,673
Posted By whlinder

With all of the purple that's been showing up I...

With all of the purple that's been showing up I was surprised there wasn't a touch of it incorporated on the airplane.
Mar 30, 19, 10:32 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 12,709
Posted By whlinder

I value sleep on eastbound IAD-Europe redeyes and...

I value sleep on eastbound IAD-Europe redeyes and ask for the express option every time. Since the express dinner service is optional often the FAs forget that I asked for it. The breakfast service...
Mar 23, 19, 12:34 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,363
Posted By whlinder

Itís not just MIA-EWR inventory and prices to...

Itís not just MIA-EWR inventory and prices to consider. Itís MIA to ~100 different markets via EWR that are being considered.

An adjustment in the inventory MIA-EWR may be due to a change in...
Mar 9, 19, 2:56 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 61,242
Posted By whlinder

Yep, I've seen that, with a southern entry to the...

Yep, I've seen that, with a southern entry to the airport and the 5th runway. Which will be the case long after we're all dead.



Wiki says UA had 61% of IAD traffic a couple of years ago. ...
Mar 9, 19, 10:09 am
Replies: 472
Views: 61,242
Posted By whlinder

Ankit Gupta, vice-president of domestic network...

Ankit Gupta, vice-president of domestic network planning at the Chicago-based carrier, told investors at an Evercore conference during the week of 4 March that United is considering adding two to...
Feb 11, 19, 1:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By whlinder

Thanks, is a single PNR but just noticed it is...

Thanks, is a single PNR but just noticed it is UA* operated by AC, hopefully the waiver still applies.
Feb 11, 19, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By whlinder

If Iím flying into EWR on the 12th and out first...

If Iím flying into EWR on the 12th and out first thing on the 13th (overnight connection) will both flights be allowed to be moved?
Feb 2, 19, 9:49 am
Replies: 298
Views: 31,700
Posted By whlinder

American does this too. Controlling both fares...

American does this too. Controlling both fares and inventory by point of sale is standard practice for all airlines.
Nov 25, 18, 6:41 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 7,905
Posted By whlinder

Agreed; being able to walk in the door at home 45...

Agreed; being able to walk in the door at home 45 minutes after hitting the runway on an international arrival is awesome. Having nearly missed flights due to EWR airtrain construction, replaced by...
Aug 21, 18, 10:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By whlinder

From the Flight Global link IAD's cost per...

From the Flight Global link IAD's cost per enplanement is estimated at slightly below $17 in 2018.

I can see a scenario where United goes to 6 banks at Dulles and runs it through the existing...
Aug 21, 18, 4:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By whlinder

UA flight bank expansion at IAD

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-could-grow-flights-by-half-at-washington-dull-451313/

I canít remember if there was a ďfuture of DullesĒ thread here, I feel like there was, but...
Jul 4, 18, 9:56 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,176
Posted By whlinder

Just because this place is full of experts does...

Just because this place is full of experts does not mean that all United travelers are. Nor should United travelers be expected to be experts in Unitedís business and flight operations.

That HAS...
Jun 23, 18, 10:22 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 10,998
Posted By whlinder

Interested as well

Interested as well
Jun 19, 18, 11:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By whlinder

As an FYI, apparently there are a decent amount...

As an FYI, apparently there are a decent amount of aircraft swaps on BOG-GRU. This was anecdotally mentioned to me after I had tickets GRU-BOG-IAD (I flew CM on the way down) in business, and sure...
Forum: Brazil
Jun 7, 18, 4:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By whlinder

Departing from GRU, can you go between T2 and T3

Have a flight on AV which is Terminal 2, but would like to use the *A lounge in T3. Is it possible to clear security at T2 and walk to T3? I see an airside bridge but want to make sure I can stay...
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