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Today, 2:46 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

The repercussion to that is going to be quite...

The repercussion to that is going to be quite vast. Not just to Boeing but to all the airlines out there waiting for an aircraft. Maybe cause a fundamental rethink of the airline business.

Then...
Oct 17, 19, 11:39 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Southwest announced that they are pushing MAX out...

Southwest announced that they are pushing MAX out of their schedule until 06 Feb 2020. Could this mean Q2 2020 for the MAX to be back in the skies?
Oct 12, 19, 1:35 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

They gutted the MM benefits (or for the matter...

They gutted the MM benefits (or for the matter any elite benefits) by introducing Basic Economy. Where you now have to pay $70 - $120 more to access the same E+ benefits that were free before. The...
Oct 11, 19, 5:56 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Which is similar to the "aura" that United...

Which is similar to the "aura" that United projects that their hard and soft products are one of the best in the world. (When at the most it is just mediocre) So whats the issue when both sides are...
Oct 11, 19, 2:59 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

This will be just another change to get adjusted...

This will be just another change to get adjusted for. The people chasing status are flying primarily on OPM, so I reckon companies are going to fund this next round of status chasing too. The people...
Oct 11, 19, 2:52 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Be a free agent and enjoy flying. *G will always...

Be a free agent and enjoy flying. *G will always be there when you need to fly " Alliance.

If I were close to a hub like LAX, I will be trying out carriers primarily on comfort and schedule...
Oct 7, 19, 9:42 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

and is conveniently in the US seeking asylum...

and is conveniently in the US seeking asylum :rolleyes:

If such levels of incompetence and corruption is claimed, I expect them to have more flight delays/cancellations/crashes. Plus aviation...
Oct 7, 19, 9:34 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

With the Southwest pilots suing Boeing for...

With the Southwest pilots suing Boeing for compensation related to the 737 MAX delays, what does this mean for the same pilots to sign off and fly the aircraft? Feels like everyone from Passengers to...
Oct 5, 19, 8:38 am
Sep 28, 19, 1:58 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Thumbs up Maybe there are many FAs monitoring this board...

Maybe there are many FAs monitoring this board (and this thread). For the past few flights, I have had FA's look me square in the eye thanking me for flying United.
^:D
Aug 5, 19, 10:46 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

LOL. That is what I go through when I am on an...

LOL. That is what I go through when I am on an United itinerary. Never know if I will arrive on time or have to rebook based on external information or not know if I will be connecting differently....
Jul 31, 19, 2:02 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

+1 else I would just be booking BE fares on...

+1 else I would just be booking BE fares on UA/DL/AA depending on which schedule is convenient provided WN is not too expensive.
Jul 31, 19, 11:40 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Reason #1...

Reason #1 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) why no one will exchange seats even if the situation warranted.

Sorry to hear what you went through. Complaining...
Jul 29, 19, 8:59 am
Jul 29, 19, 8:34 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

It could be a long time before the MAX is...

It could be a long time before the MAX is approved by aviation authorities worldwide (not just Boeing :eek:).
Jul 29, 19, 8:12 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Just a word of caution - When CLEAR went...

Just a word of caution -

When CLEAR went bankrupt last time, they claimed their member data was part of the assets that could be sold (not sure if they sold it). So keep in mind your biometric...
Jul 24, 19, 7:41 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

777x will be delayed.

Somewhere in the article, a mention on the 777x.

In addition to the 737 Max issues, the company also warned Wednesday that it may not be able to deliver its newest aircraft, the 777X, by the end...
Jul 14, 19, 10:53 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Thank you ethernal. I am ~300K short on making it...

Thank you ethernal. I am ~300K short on making it to 2MM with Delta. I was contemplating whether it was time to look for cheap J class ticket to make up the 300K deficit, (I am sure there are some...
Jul 14, 19, 10:44 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Why go that far, I wonder how long the 777x (with...

Why go that far, I wonder how long the 777x (with the folded wing tips) is going to take to get through the approval process?

How come no blame has been assigned to the AA folks who pushed Boeing...
Jun 19, 19, 11:39 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

That is a tough one. I can see both finishing...

That is a tough one. I can see both finishing around 2030.
Jun 19, 19, 11:38 am
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Posted By TravellingMan

Ha ha ha. DEN will soon become synonymous for...

Ha ha ha. DEN will soon become synonymous for indefinitely under construction. 5 more years of construction to go, in the meantime they will have a legal dispute and everything will be shelved/and...
Jun 18, 19, 10:39 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

Use the best feature of United MP program - the...

Use the best feature of United MP program - the excursionist option. Book MN - SYD - PPT - MN via AKL (< 24 hrs layover each way). This way you can cover 3 countries on 1 award ticket. I would do it...
Apr 24, 19, 9:55 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

I am not going to spend time in regurgitating...

I am not going to spend time in regurgitating what this thread has already covered in great detail and quoted news reports on how the MAX was approved by FAA, which is a subject of various (including...
Apr 24, 19, 4:52 pm
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Posted By TravellingMan

Well, the FAA (and Boeing) did not help their...

Well, the FAA (and Boeing) did not help their case with their "expedited" approval of the 737MAX nor their reluctance to ground it after every other aviation authority in the world grounded it. FAA...
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