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Sep 16, 20, 10:45 am
Replies: 78
Views: 13,735
Posted By J.Edward

AirCanda offers Unlimited Domestic Flights (i.e. intra-Canada) for $1,725 / month

A few friends sent me links earlier today to ACs latest offering: Across Canada Unlimited Flight Pass

https://archive.is/wshLi

There are three options to choose from based on what access to...
Sep 14, 20, 9:54 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,209
Posted By J.Edward

Glad to hear it worked out. May want to consider...

Glad to hear it worked out. May want to consider a DOT followup: https://airconsumer.dot.gov/escomplaint/ConsumerForm.cfm
Sep 9, 20, 12:35 pm
Replies: 186
Views: 18,010
Posted By J.Edward

Good catch! At the peak, I think PVG had 2x SFO,...

Good catch! At the peak, I think PVG had 2x SFO, 1x LAX, 1x ORD, 1x EWR vs FRA +LH which had service from all hubs, save LAX. Would amend my prior comment to: ...excepting LHR, FRA, and possibly NRT,...
Sep 9, 20, 10:59 am
Replies: 186
Views: 18,010
Posted By J.Edward

Glad to see the costal hubs coming back and UA...

Glad to see the costal hubs coming back and UA remaining committed to IAD. :tu:

Interesting to see the increased attention to India too. I’d be curious to know what UA forecasts in terms of demand...
Sep 8, 20, 3:27 pm
Replies: 186
Views: 18,010
Posted By J.Edward

Those rascals. Setting aside the destination...

Those rascals.

Setting aside the destination question, what's the group's take on where the new service is going to be launched from?

For example, in recent months IAH / DEN / ORD seem to be...
Sep 7, 20, 1:10 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By J.Edward

Which is exactly why UA would be loathe to try...

Which is exactly why UA would be loathe to try this strategy -- it's friendly for the customer, but not so much for UA. (I suspect they're not very happy with AA at the moment).[/quote]Could be UA's...
Sep 7, 20, 11:34 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By J.Edward

Another angle on AAs take: for the past decade...

Another angle on AAs take: for the past decade Ive been an EXP in addition to being a 1K/GS on UA depending on the year. When AAdvantage transitioned to their revenue based system the sweet spot...
Sep 1, 20, 11:51 am
Replies: 244
Views: 17,525
Posted By J.Edward

With just AA offering residual value UAs got a...

With just AA offering residual value UAs got a disadvantage the average customer (not the expert traveler) will run up against. Point is AAs - and to a lesser extent AS - pressures UA. If DL...
Aug 31, 20, 2:49 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 17,525
Posted By J.Edward

Agreed. Obligatory reference link:...

Agreed. Obligatory reference link: https://archive.is/uKjn5


I do not know if there is a fee for elites to do so [see announcement screen cap below for the details] but the clear shot across the...
Aug 30, 20, 5:40 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 9,284
Posted By J.Edward

Youd stealth add them by closing the lower fare...

Youd stealth add them by closing the lower fare buckets to force customers to buy up to higher ones as the flight got closer in. For example on the day of departure you may only see Y open but all...
Aug 30, 20, 5:32 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 17,525
Posted By J.Edward

The way I read that is when a customer is within...

The way I read that is when a customer is within the 24hr check in window SDC, or whatever it evolves into, allows one to confirm the change as long as the underlying booking class is open, ignoring...
Aug 30, 20, 4:13 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 17,525
Posted By J.Edward

True, but in a strictly standby sense there...

True, but in a strictly standby sense there should still be some component of status in determining the herichary.

As far as GS simply ignoring add-collects to confirm changes...my guess is the...
Aug 30, 20, 4:01 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 17,525
Posted By J.Edward

Good news, glad to see UA taking the initiative...

Good news, glad to see UA taking the initiative here...will be nice to see a “UA does [ x ], when will DL follow” posted by our friends over on the DL forum.

...and there it is!...
Aug 27, 20, 9:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By J.Edward

As a general rule of thumb overt and repeated...

As a general rule of thumb overt and repeated fare shenanigans run the risk of being noticed which brings your UA M+ account on the line. AA recently sent an EXP a “love note” for HCT patterns where...
Aug 27, 20, 3:28 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,739
Posted By J.Edward

Glad to hear you bounced back. :tu: Never...

Glad to hear you bounced back. :tu:

Never worked directly in the corporate world but wonder if the purported savings actually ever materialize from BPOing.

Yeah, I get the initial sexy...
Aug 27, 20, 3:23 pm
Replies: 307
Views: 38,659
Posted By J.Edward

Archive link - https://archive.is/LJJcY ...

Archive link - https://archive.is/LJJcY

Brings backs memories of the Russell Stover (sp?) dentist delights from back in the day when pmCO was going through a round of belt tightening.
Aug 25, 20, 11:57 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By J.Edward

I *think* that's right (?) - suggest you also...

I *think* that's right (?) - suggest you also refer to this thread as well:...
Aug 25, 20, 11:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By J.Edward

Interesting. The go to for me has always been...

Interesting. The go to for me has always been using the app and then using a different email address to force UA.com to (re)generate a new eTicket receipt.

Should note this only works if the...
Jul 15, 20, 4:05 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,509
Posted By J.Edward

>>> archived link of the article here: Update on...

>>> archived link of the article here: Update on Airline Club Lounges - The Washington Post (http://archive.is/IJ0m1)
Jul 12, 20, 9:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By J.Edward

Good evening all. The topic of this thread...

Good evening all.

The topic of this thread is COVID: Direct with non-flatbeds vs indirect with flat beds to best practice social distancing. It is [not] a general discussion or critique on the...
Jul 12, 20, 10:33 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,359
Posted By J.Edward

7x, 50k max, currently 1K, flew 1.8k PQPs in Jan...

7x, 50k max, currently 1K, flew 1.8k PQPs in Jan (W fares, SIN).
Jun 18, 20, 12:33 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 7,851
Posted By J.Edward

I see what you did with the thread title. Slick....

I see what you did with the thread title. Slick. But not slick enough.

Something along the lines of:

“Is Alaska Airlines’ Chester Racist, and if so, What Should be Done, if Anything?”

or...
Jun 15, 20, 9:42 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,970
Posted By J.Edward

Abscence of evidence is not evidence of absence. ...

Abscence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

Just because JPM has not [yet] cared enough to overtly intervene in M+ does not IMHO indicate they do not have the power to compel UA to change -...
Jun 15, 20, 5:05 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,970
Posted By J.Edward

What gives M+ its value is its ability to...

What gives M+ its value is its ability to generate positive cash flow. Should UA face a default event, you'd probably see a move to restructure the existing debt at the expense of the bond, equity,...
Jun 9, 20, 9:36 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 13,735
Posted By J.Edward

Bingo. What AA's doing is offering various levels...

Bingo. What AA's doing is offering various levels of membership - mainly one which is last seat availability (discount off full F, J, W, Y) and another which requires you to book into H (think B on...
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