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Forum: South
Feb 10, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Blumie

There are five flights that depart after 8pm,...

There are five flights that depart after 8pm, with the last being just before 9pm. That doesn’t strike me as out of the ordinary for most US airports.
Forum: South
Jan 30, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Blumie

This is an easy choice. I would take a regular...

This is an easy choice. I would take a regular room at the Roosevelt over a suite at the IC.
Jan 30, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 84
Views: 11,508
Posted By Blumie

When it comes to irrops (whether the plane goes...

When it comes to irrops (whether the plane goes tech or the airline goes under), the fact that Air Belgium is operating the flight is irrelevant. You will be treated like any other BA passenger.
Forum: New England
Jan 27, 19, 6:10 am
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Blumie

it’s easier to give advice if we know your exact...

it’s easier to give advice if we know your exact flights, but generally security doesn’t take longer than 20-30 minutes, and the walk from security to the gates usually is short.
Forum: New England
Jan 27, 19, 5:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Blumie

Most flights from Canada pre-clear immigration in...

Most flights from Canada pre-clear immigration in Canada, so unless you’re on one of the few flights that don’t, you’ll walk off the plane in BOS just like a domestic flight. And as long as you’re...
Forum: South
Jan 24, 19, 3:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Blumie

No idea, but I’d still choose it over the...

No idea, but I’d still choose it over the intercontinental.
Forum: New England
Jan 21, 19, 12:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Blumie

If you can afford it, splurge for JetBlue’s Mint...

If you can afford it, splurge for JetBlue’s Mint service when flying SFO-BOS.
Forum: South
Jan 21, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Blumie

Definitely the Roosevelt. Honestly, neither is a...

Definitely the Roosevelt. Honestly, neither is a great hotel, but the Roosevelt is much better. The Intercontinental is a dull box of a hotel. Everything about it — the building, the location, the...
Forum: South
Jan 20, 19, 3:02 am
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Blumie

Yes, plenty of time. Even if you have to claim...

Yes, plenty of time. Even if you have to claim and recheck your bag at MIA (which might be a good idea to improve the chances of it not getting lost), you'll be fine.
Forum: South
Jan 20, 19, 2:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Blumie

After 31 consecutive years attending Fest, I'm...

After 31 consecutive years attending Fest, I'm sitting this one out. Now based in Abu Dhabi, I'm not able to get to NOLA as often as I'd like (one or two times a year, as opposed to four or six times...
Jan 7, 19, 5:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Blumie

We certainly don't need to rehash the entire Air...

We certainly don't need to rehash the entire Air Belgium discussion here, but suffice it to say that BA has subbed in a wet leased Air Belgium A340 on a number of AUH and DXB runs, and although those...
Forum: New York City
Jan 7, 19, 12:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Blumie

I don't think I've used Elite since the advent of...

I don't think I've used Elite since the advent of Uber, but in the pre-Uber days I used Elite regularly. This type of job is right in their wheelhouse.
Jan 6, 19, 4:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Blumie

Just wanted to report back about my experience. ...

Just wanted to report back about my experience.

First off, KQ business class is perfectly fine, especially when paying US$2,000 to fly DXB-NBO-JFK return when more direct routing on the major...
Jan 6, 19, 3:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By Blumie

246% fare increase "based on the passenger information you entered"

I am looking to travel between the Muscat and NYC and came up with the following itinerary on aa.com:

Friday, 22 March 2019

QR 1149 MCT-DOH
QR 3 DOH-LHR
AA 107 LHR-JFK

Friday, 29 March 2019
Forum: New England
Jan 2, 19, 6:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Blumie

Have a look at the Seacrest Hotel

Have a look at the Seacrest Hotel
Forum: South
Dec 28, 18, 9:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Blumie

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Forum: New York City
Dec 27, 18, 9:18 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By Blumie

There are bargains in Brooklyn because of the L...

There are bargains in Brooklyn because of the L shutdown. But as long as you’re within walking distance from the G, taking the G to the E is an easy alternative to getting to midtown east.
Forum: New York City
Dec 22, 18, 10:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Blumie

Note that there may be a difference between...

Note that there may be a difference between "quintessential" and "best." I think there's a decent chance the Peter Luger qualifies for both category. Keen's also is a candidate in both categories. ...
Forum: South
Dec 20, 18, 1:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Blumie

My guess is that Miami will be very quiet on...

My guess is that Miami will be very quiet on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. My advice would be to stay at a South Beach hotel and spend the time walking along Collins Ave/Ocean Drive and Lincoln...
Dec 15, 18, 2:43 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 10,635
Posted By Blumie

Using AA.com to search for January BA award...

Using AA.com to search for January BA award inventory, I see plenty BOS-LHR-BOS availability.
Dec 9, 18, 5:43 am
Replies: 86
Views: 10,635
Posted By Blumie

Without necessarily agreeing with the post you...

Without necessarily agreeing with the post you were responding to, I'd be surprised if BA didn't think about the impact of this change on the AONEx product. It's certainly possible, but I'd be...
Dec 9, 18, 3:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Blumie

Flying KQ with 17-hour layover at NBO

With a 17-hour layover (arriving 5:50, departing 22:55), I'm planning to spend the day in Nairobi, including visits to the giraffe center and elephant orphanage.
Upon arrival at NBO, can I access...
Dec 9, 18, 3:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Blumie

Flying DXB-NBO-JFK and return on 21 December....

Flying DXB-NBO-JFK and return on 21 December. Cannot display the seat map for any of my segments.
Dec 7, 18, 5:56 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,471
Posted By Blumie

I “got chosen” at the first wing this week for a...

I “got chosen” at the first wing this week for a perfectly packed baggie of liquids and gels that was properly segregated in a tray. Perhaps I was just chosen at random, but it did delay me further...
Dec 7, 18, 5:49 am
Replies: 86
Views: 10,635
Posted By Blumie

Veering off topic, but I was researching DONEx...

Veering off topic, but I was researching DONEx fares recently (and surprised how reasonable they are ex-LON and ex-TYO), and noticed that I no longer see AA publishing AONEx fares in a lot of...
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