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Jul 27, 15, 12:43 pm
Replies: 1
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Posted By dfyant

Waitlist Priority questions

Hi I have been having trouble clearing waitlists for round trip flights where both segments are on waitlist (for business or first class using Asia miles).

I'm a lowly green member.

What I...
May 20, 14, 12:12 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,409
Posted By dfyant

@danapop it's not the old classic pods where...

@danapop it's not the old classic pods where there is a wall. There is a space between you and the neighbor but it's not as private as the old pods or new pods.
...
May 20, 14, 11:57 am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,409
Posted By dfyant

How can I get "alone" seats on International business class

Agent is telling me all the "alone" seats are reserved for Air Canada elite members only. They said they'll open them up for seating to non elite 24 hours in advance of flight.

This is for the...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 28, 14, 10:27 am
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By dfyant

Do you have the initial performance/reliability...

Do you have the initial performance/reliability numbers of the 787 vs 777 for year 1, year 2 yet?

I think the issues is that the 787's reliability has been beaten by the 380. Wonder how it...
Forum: USA
Jan 28, 14, 10:18 am
Replies: 47
Views: 16,776
Posted By dfyant

I fly about 150k/yr combo US/Overseas. I...

I fly about 150k/yr combo US/Overseas. I experience it a LOT but only in the USA, usually on US Air domestic first class.

It's due to last minute buy-up upgrades. People buy 2 first class...
Dec 18, 13, 10:16 am
Replies: 59
Views: 107,591
Posted By dfyant

THANK YOU for that link. I just ordered 2 and...

THANK YOU for that link. I just ordered 2 and will post my review next week.
Dec 17, 13, 9:25 am
Replies: 59
Views: 107,591
Posted By dfyant

OK here's an update. 1) The "My Sleep On it"...

OK here's an update.

1) The "My Sleep On it" seems to be out of business, site is down etc..
2) The "Sleep Master" is for sleeping at home, not on airplanes. You can't wear your noise canceling...
Sep 1, 13, 8:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,774
Posted By dfyant

I have been experiencing the same thing. ANA...

I have been experiencing the same thing. ANA shows no availability on LH flights I am trying to book. Then I checked with Aeroplan and the seats were very open. This has been going on for a while...
Jul 5, 13, 4:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By dfyant

We were locked out of both accounts today. One...

We were locked out of both accounts today. One account wouldn't allow pw reset so we had to call. They told us that there was some sort of security breach so they had locked many accounts, some at a...
Mar 10, 13, 10:48 am
Replies: 125
Views: 17,794
Posted By dfyant

I think I'll start a new post to ask my related...

I think I'll start a new post to ask my related Q.

I really do (and I don't think the OP really does) charge about $300k per month on various cards because of my business. This has been going on...
Oct 1, 12, 8:51 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By dfyant

I'm on one of the No-F Cathay 777's from HKG-YVR....

I'm on one of the No-F Cathay 777's from HKG-YVR.

What is the best business class seat on that particular config? Is 11a (first business class seat) best or further back in the mini-cabin?
Replies: 26
Views: 4,768
Posted By dfyant

You mean Asiana? Yes of course you should do...

You mean Asiana? Yes of course you should do that if you can.

However if you're in Vegas it could save you some time to go LAS-YVR-MNL on Pal.
Replies: 26
Views: 4,768
Posted By dfyant

Yes they will (or at least they should)... The...

Yes they will (or at least they should)... The food still stinks unfortunately.
Replies: 26
Views: 4,768
Posted By dfyant

Basically you have to buy the more expensive...

Basically you have to buy the more expensive ticket online (not the cheap business class but the slightly more expensive business class seat).

Then you call up and ask to be seated in one of the...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,727
Posted By dfyant

+1 million

+1 million
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By dfyant

Just a warning that IME equipment changes on...

Just a warning that IME equipment changes on these routes are very frequent.
Forum: Russia
May 3, 12, 10:10 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By dfyant

DME Airport - is it worth paying for VIP Arrival/Departure services?

I'm traveling solo into DME in June. I see there are VIP arrival and departure services for about $300 each way.

Are the 'normal' lines so long that this is worth it?

I'm arriving on SQ in...
Apr 15, 12, 5:46 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By dfyant

Getting back the "overcharged" UA First miles

Now that UA has merged with CO, the North American UA flights in a 2 class craft are correctly coded as business class instead of first.

My sister did an Aeroplan booking in February on UA YVR-ORD...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 7, 12, 9:59 am
Replies: 119
Views: 19,997
Posted By dfyant

I actually wish there was reserved paid-for...

I actually wish there was reserved paid-for overhead bin assignment slots. That way I could board last and still be assured of an overhead bin for my bag.

The airlines could make a fortune with...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 9, 11, 8:54 am
Replies: 22
Views: 63,485
Posted By dfyant

I would suggest using a Neilmed Nasal Irrigation...

I would suggest using a Neilmed Nasal Irrigation bottle (sounds complicated but it's basically just a soft plastic squeeze bottle you fill with salt water and buy for $10-15). If you use it...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,946
Posted By dfyant

Keep in mind if you're flying out of Ireland or...

Keep in mind if you're flying out of Ireland or Canada to the US, you'll pre-clear US customs at the foreign airport. This means you can't easily bring a lot of food with you or you'll end up...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,946
Posted By dfyant

+1 I wish I had more to say, but really it's...

+1

I wish I had more to say, but really it's just +1
Jun 18, 11, 1:01 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 10,962
Posted By dfyant

Note that Chase is saying they have NOT waived...

Note that Chase is saying they have NOT waived the 3% foreign transaction fees for the business versions of their United Mileage Plus cards.

For that you'll have to stick with Amex!
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By dfyant

We should make this one a sticky...

We should make this one a sticky...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,483
Posted By dfyant

Looks like the contractor ran out of the...

Looks like the contractor ran out of the carpeting style he was using and substituted another "similar" one in areas. The new monitors are great except why is arrivals on top and departures on the...
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