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Jan 23, 14, 7:55 pm
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Posted By Brian

My words were: "it's deeply disappointing to me...

My words were: "it's deeply disappointing to me to read posts triumphant at the thought of the plaintiff's loss, and gleeful at the thought of additional expenses he may incur as the result."
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Jan 23, 14, 7:14 pm
Replies: 2,575
Views: 293,036
Posted By Brian

Notwithstanding the substance of the ruling, it's...

Notwithstanding the substance of the ruling, it's deeply disappointing to me to read posts triumphant at the thought of the plaintiff's loss, and gleeful at the thought of additional expenses he may...
Dec 15, 13, 7:33 am
Replies: 242
Views: 28,092
Posted By Brian

Yeah, it's cost them about $50k a year from me...

Yeah, it's cost them about $50k a year from me over the last 2 years, after getting a huge percentage of my business since 1997.

United's model diverged from mine, so they lost most of my...
Dec 14, 13, 10:12 pm
Replies: 242
Views: 28,092
Posted By Brian

Who cares if they 11 or not? They're a vendor, no...

Who cares if they 11 or not? They're a vendor, no more and no less.

When it suits my interests, they earn my business, but I have no more loyalty to them than I do bathroom tissue.

Check...
Nov 1, 13, 8:34 pm
Replies: 3,024
Views: 404,704
Posted By Brian

You guys don't get it, do you? One of the...

You guys don't get it, do you?

One of the many reasons for the devaluation, coming now, is to provoke the outcry you have inevitably provided and reduce the chance of the US-AA merger going...
Sep 29, 13, 11:12 am
Replies: 2,575
Views: 293,036
Posted By Brian

Sometimes lawsuits, of course, have a collateral...

Sometimes lawsuits, of course, have a collateral purpose, which is to pressure an organization by illuminating their actions, and subjecting them to scrutiny. But you know this.

There's a great...
Sep 28, 13, 12:21 pm
Replies: 2,575
Views: 293,036
Posted By Brian

For those who wish to give United a bellyache, a...

For those who wish to give United a bellyache, a few dozen (or more) emails to analysts following the stock from Million Mile and 1k flyers who have ended their loyalty to United over this and...
Sep 21, 13, 3:30 pm
Replies: 2,575
Views: 293,036
Posted By Brian

I appreciate the effort that is being made on my...

I appreciate the effort that is being made on my behalf in this suit, as a Million Mile + traveler who offered my loyalty to United virtually exclusively for 16 years.

I am, however, not awaiting...
Sep 6, 13, 1:54 pm
Replies: 2,279
Views: 226,276
Posted By Brian

I left Airline Loyalty, not UA

It became clear to me some time last year that the airlines are simply redefining the value of loyalty, probably at least in part as a function of reduced competition.

I did the same. I stopped...
Replies: 34
Views: 3,664
Posted By Brian

I was on this flight about 2 weeks ago. Loads...

I was on this flight about 2 weeks ago. Loads were uniformly light on the Monday night outbound JFK-HND, F had 5 passengers. Much heavier on the Monday AM return, full in F and as near as I could...
Forum: Japan
Aug 14, 12, 12:45 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

I just returned today from our trip. I'd...

I just returned today from our trip.

I'd like to offer my very humble thanks to each of you who helped so.much. The trip was spectacular.

We visited the Ueno Zoo, National Children's Castle,...
Replies: 256
Views: 33,428
Posted By Brian

I flew JFK-HND yesterday in F, and it was a fine...

I flew JFK-HND yesterday in F, and it was a fine experience. It is not a obsequious service, but init everything I wanted when I wanted it, and the food was very good, just not great.

The hard...
Jul 16, 12, 3:04 pm
Replies: 483
Views: 63,774
Posted By Brian

I side with the pilots in this matter. I've seen...

I side with the pilots in this matter. I've seen too much management bungling in every other part of the business to believe that they didn't SNAFU this one too.

But, having said that, I'm gone....
Forum: Japan
Jul 16, 12, 2:04 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

Very good point.

Very good point.
Forum: Japan
Jul 16, 12, 12:23 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

Thank you both for the Hakone advice, which I am...

Thank you both for the Hakone advice, which I am reviewing now, and most especially the advice on footwear! I am positive I would not have considered this in advance otherwise.

Are "no shoe"...
Forum: Japan
Jul 14, 12, 10:19 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

Thank you all so much for the valuable...

Thank you all so much for the valuable suggestions.

I was able to book Kidzania and the Ghibli Museum already, and we are watching Castle in the Sky and My Neighbor Totoro to prepare. I think we...
Replies: 301
Views: 29,068
Posted By Brian

Exactly the same here. I was a relatively high...

Exactly the same here. I was a relatively high fare UA customer (Pass Plus) who made 1K for 20 years in a row.

It's been perfectly obvious who delivers a better product in almost every respect...
Jul 4, 12, 5:55 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 31,143
Posted By Brian

Health care really isn't the core structural...

Health care really isn't the core structural imbalance in the relationship between pilots and management.

Airlines are oligopolies... there are a limited number of places where professional...
Jul 4, 12, 3:43 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 31,143
Posted By Brian

Notwithstanding all the to and fro, in private...

Notwithstanding all the to and fro, in private enterprise, unions are a free market function. They tend to equalize structural power inequalities between the parties to an agreement, and that is a...
Forum: Japan
Jul 3, 12, 3:18 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

Hailstorm, thank you for taking the time to write...

Hailstorm, thank you for taking the time to write out so many good suggestions, even with links! I will research them fully.

RichardinSF and hoyateach, thank you for excellent suggestions. The...
Forum: Japan
Jul 2, 12, 9:58 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Brian

August Tokyo (or nearby) Trip with 5 year old

I'm taking my daughter on her first overseas trip in August for 6 nights, arriving HND.

I still have total flexibility to take her anywhere and do anything. She's quite mature. I know the August...
Jun 29, 12, 10:32 pm
Replies: 6,236
Views: 811,153
Posted By Brian

The single beep is a random beep that goes off...

The single beep is a random beep that goes off from the WTMD irregularly, and results in a hand swab and scan. Odds are low it will happen to you again for some time.
Jun 17, 12, 2:40 am
Replies: 1,667
Views: 191,309
Posted By Brian

Precisely. Same here. My answer, by the way, was...

Precisely. Same here. My answer, by the way, was "American." And I am, happily.
Jun 1, 12, 2:00 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 18,012
Posted By Brian

Just FYI, as of two days ago the 9PM PS JFK-LAX...

Just FYI, as of two days ago the 9PM PS JFK-LAX service had been downgraded from a full dinner back to a snack, at least in business.

This flight was traditionally a snack service, but had been...
May 12, 12, 1:03 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 36,873
Posted By Brian

Exactly... under the old terms, when I signed up,...

Exactly... under the old terms, when I signed up, the program worked very well at making my travel costs very predictable, if not the very lowest dollar every day.

But it was worth paying a...
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