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Sep 16, 08, 7:48 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By das

Not sure it's a viable business model for UA to...

Not sure it's a viable business model for UA to be viable solely based on passengers who refuse to fly WN. The fact UA often matches WN's fares seems to indicate that most travelers are like you...
Sep 15, 08, 10:46 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 17,224
Posted By das

People who ski at expensive ski resorts aren't...

People who ski at expensive ski resorts aren't stupid, but they do pay for convenience. Otherwise, why does anyone pay a substanital premium to fly into EGE/ASE/HDN instead of flying into DEN and...
Sep 15, 08, 10:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By das

Before you get too excited, I think it was a...

Before you get too excited, I think it was a mini-bottle. ;-)

Seems like UX carriers have some leeway with what booze to stock, as a Mesa F/A gave me a really weird look when I had the audacity...
Sep 15, 08, 10:17 pm
Sep 15, 08, 10:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By das

It's actually down from 9 to 5 because one seat...

It's actually down from 9 to 5 because one seat is blocked for pilot rest (at least on flights over 8 hours). This may be a case where the best way to clear will be to book XC with a waitlist for...
Sep 15, 08, 10:04 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 17,224
Posted By das

You are definitely right that in markets where...

You are definitely right that in markets where Southwest offers a convenient price and schedule, they are going to win among price sensitive travelers who need to check bags and think through the...
Sep 15, 08, 9:55 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 17,224
Posted By das

Because fare increases simply aren't sustainable...

Because fare increases simply aren't sustainable if a competitor lowers fares. Fares are incredibly dynamic, such that the fare increase pushed through today has basically no bearing on what the fare...
Sep 15, 08, 9:46 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 17,224
Posted By das

I understand ski resorts are incredibly expensive...

I understand ski resorts are incredibly expensive to maintain and operate, but besides expensive lift tickets, ski resort guests are often faced with excessive parking fees, expensive food and drink,...
Sep 15, 08, 9:36 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 17,224
Posted By das

You are absolutely right that Southwest has a...

You are absolutely right that Southwest has a great value proposition for customers checking bags (especially two), and those customers may even be willing to pay WN a higher fare to do so (which is...
Sep 11, 08, 9:07 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,078
Posted By das

I've been able to manage three free drinks on...

I've been able to manage three free drinks on SAN-SFO. :D
Sep 11, 08, 9:04 pm
Replies: 682
Views: 61,728
Posted By das

Seems like we've seen lots of examples in recent...

Seems like we've seen lots of examples in recent months of FTers being rebooked onto routings with additional stops in the case of schedule changes (LAX-SBA-SFO for example). My guess is that UA is...
Sep 11, 08, 9:01 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By das

Hmm...the low fare guarantee page mentions "Fares...

Hmm...the low fare guarantee page mentions "Fares must be in the exact same cabin(s) (First, Business, Economy) and carry the exact same fare rules and restrictions"... so as long as both T and W...
Sep 10, 08, 9:46 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 6,241
Posted By das

Not sure how NRSAs hurt top tier elites, because...

Not sure how NRSAs hurt top tier elites, because if there are no NRSAs and Y isn't oversold, the top tier elites who don't have supported upgrades still sit in Y.

We can debate all day the...
Sep 10, 08, 9:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By das

FWIW if there are multiple properties with...

FWIW if there are multiple properties with similar price/location/amenities, I'm going to book the flexible rate to avoid exactly the problem you discuss (buyer's remorse, picking the wrong room/date...
Sep 10, 08, 9:11 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By das

My post you quoted was from May, back when only...

My post you quoted was from May, back when only 30 737s were being parked. Since then, I think the only domestic mainline stations to close were FLL and PBI, GSO lost mainline for UX, and a few UX...
Sep 10, 08, 9:03 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 6,241
Posted By das

Fair point indeed! In my experiences flying UA,...

Fair point indeed! In my experiences flying UA, the upgrade list is processed before any NRSAs (or any standby passengers for that matter) are called. The EasyUpdate screens in the hubs make this...
Sep 10, 08, 7:24 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By das

Correct, if the original SFO-SEA fare did not...

Correct, if the original SFO-SEA fare did not require a roundtrip purchase the OP should have success in getting one segment cancelled. The rationale is that if the OP purchased separate SFO-SEA and...
Sep 10, 08, 6:56 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By das

There are some airports that have figured out...

There are some airports that have figured out this loophole and therefore assess the fee for pick up and/or drop off (AKL in particular comes to mind... and in the case of Avis the fee wasn't even...
Sep 8, 08, 10:06 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By das

But fastair's post above clearly states that...

But fastair's post above clearly states that standby passengers are not due IDB compensation for being removed from a flight, because they were never confirmed on the flight to begin with.
Sep 8, 08, 9:07 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By das

GAs don't know how long it takes a connecting...

GAs don't know how long it takes a connecting passenger to get to the gate, because there are so many variables at play (how quick a walker the pax is, where they are sitting on the inbound flight,...
Sep 8, 08, 8:55 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 14,133
Posted By das

How is it bad for UA if they find another...

How is it bad for UA if they find another volunteer willing to give up his/her seat?
Sep 8, 08, 6:56 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By das

If GAs followed your advice, we'd see a lot more...

If GAs followed your advice, we'd see a lot more planes going out with empty seats and uncleared standbys because the primary focus of gate agents is an on time departure. There is natural...
Sep 8, 08, 6:42 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By das

Well said. ^ Seems very odd the sense of...

Well said. ^ Seems very odd the sense of entitlement the OP has when his friend wasn't even confirmed on the flight to begin with. UA did overpromise here and the OP has every right to be...
Sep 7, 08, 10:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By das

This is probably one reason why the 767 is at the...

This is probably one reason why the 767 is at the "front of the line" when it comes to UA reconfiguring its premium cabins....the new F product on the 767 is definitely competitive (at least seat...
Sep 7, 08, 9:58 pm
Replies: 217
Views: 25,240
Posted By das

Just out of curiosity, do other carriers serve...

Just out of curiosity, do other carriers serve Mai Tais on their flights to Hawaii?
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