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Jan 9, 20, 8:50 am
Replies: 411
Views: 58,906
Posted By sshank

Earlier this week I was #30 on the visible list...

Earlier this week I was #30 on the visible list on BOM-EWR on a H fare. There are I suppose plausible explanations for being #30, regardless I cancelled my reservation and booked myself a one way on...
Jan 3, 20, 10:27 am
Replies: 1,629
Views: 490,591
Posted By sshank

Folks, I am wait listed for BOM-EWR and I appear...

Folks, I am wait listed for BOM-EWR and I appear to be #30 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=30) on the list as a 1K on a H fare. I have taken this flight on...
Jun 18, 18, 10:46 am
Replies: 73
Views: 11,344
Posted By sshank

This is exactly my experience as well. The short...

This is exactly my experience as well. The short seat pan is how they deliver the illusion of legroom. I do my best to avoid long hauls in the newer seats, but even a transcon is incredibly...
Dec 11, 17, 10:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By sshank

Thanks STBC. I guess I will make a game time...

Thanks STBC. I guess I will make a game time decision - give it a shot if my flight from JFK comes in on time or before. Do cabs take credit card or do I have to get some Dirhams?
Dec 8, 17, 2:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By sshank

AUH Transit 4 hours - leave airport?

All,
I have a 4:15 transit in AUH, arriving from JFK at 11:45 AM connecting to a 4:00 PM flight. Is that enough time to leave the airport and go check out the Grand Mosque? I hold a US passport....
Jun 2, 16, 9:41 pm
Replies: 4,534
Views: 42,772
Posted By sshank

Yes I did and seats appear comfortable in both...

Yes I did and seats appear comfortable in both seated and recline (just to be clear I was on it for about a minute). It appeared wider than the current seats and that's what prompted me to ask the UA...
Jun 2, 16, 9:16 pm
Replies: 4,534
Views: 42,772
Posted By sshank

I just got back from the New York event and I...

I just got back from the New York event and I must say that the seat looks great and clearly a nice upgrade from the current offerings (both s-CO and s-UA IPTE variety. They offer all aisle access,...
Feb 17, 16, 2:19 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 9,644
Posted By sshank

1 Channel 9 (it has disappeared for all practical...

1 Channel 9 (it has disappeared for all practical purposes)
2 Comfortable Y seats on the Airbus fleet (they really have gutted that plane with the horrid slimline seats)

On the positive side, a...
Feb 6, 16, 12:57 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,119
Posted By sshank

I am with you. I always thought UA did a good job...

I am with you. I always thought UA did a good job with the movie selection (relative to how they run rest of the airline with the notable exception of the app), but I now see them updating the movie...
Jan 29, 16, 11:30 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 27,640
Posted By sshank

Brilliant stuff findark! By the way, what do you...

Brilliant stuff findark! By the way, what do you do for a living?
Jan 21, 16, 4:06 pm
Replies: 2,168
Views: 211,471
Posted By sshank

The CO website was one true improvement post...

The CO website was one true improvement post merger. Now they have this monstrosity that I too absolutely detest. The previous version while not particularly pretty, was extremely functional and made...
Jan 15, 16, 9:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,917
Posted By sshank

Are people losing sleep over UA not posting this...

Are people losing sleep over UA not posting this information on the website?

Can't we just assume that if by the middle of Jan they have not announced any changes, then the requirements are likely...
Dec 17, 15, 2:09 pm
Dec 17, 15, 1:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,737
Posted By sshank

Agree - give AVML (Asian Vegetarian) a shot, you...

Agree - give AVML (Asian Vegetarian) a shot, you will end up with Indian Vegetarian and in my experience, more often than not it has been tasty, if not particularly healthy.

All that said, I wish...
Dec 1, 15, 10:41 am
Replies: 127
Views: 20,769
Posted By sshank

I get everyone's excitement over the all-aisle...

I get everyone's excitement over the all-aisle access. Lets wait to see the actual product, if its anything like the AC's crammed setup, there is not much to look forward here.

Also, I like the...
Oct 21, 15, 10:47 am
Replies: 77
Views: 12,660
Posted By sshank

Yup. I will be on one of the last flights ex BAH...

Yup. I will be on one of the last flights ex BAH first week of Jan 2016.
Oct 12, 15, 10:43 am
Replies: 128
Views: 10,007
Posted By sshank

Agreed. The slim lines on the UA Airbus fleet are...

Agreed. The slim lines on the UA Airbus fleet are by far the most uncomfortable airline seats I have ever sat on. The seat depth is the shortest I have seen, and if you are over 5'7" your thigh has...
Oct 9, 15, 4:30 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 37,742
Posted By sshank

A NRT-BLR flight would do the job, no need for an...

A NRT-BLR flight would do the job, no need for an ULH flight. A NRT-BLR segment would allow them to consolidate feed from LAX, SEA and DEN as well.
Sep 15, 15, 12:57 pm
Replies: 1,500
Views: 239,972
Posted By sshank

Ummm ... OK. The top two or three percent of your...

Ummm ... OK. The top two or three percent of your fliers are a commodity.
Jul 24, 15, 10:48 pm
Replies: 1,478
Views: 180,336
Posted By sshank

Interesting read. I love the idea of the United...

Interesting read. I love the idea of the United branded bus - if rental car companies can do it, I bet United can make it work, and they can do it tomorrow if they want to.

That said, I disagree...
Apr 23, 15, 5:13 pm
Apr 11, 15, 6:48 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,118
Posted By sshank

Well so far based on my flights post Mar 01; best...

Well so far based on my flights post Mar 01; best to worst in posting
AI - consistently in less than 48 hours
UA - consistently, however time varies from 60 to 96
TK - 50% posting rate, when it...
Feb 14, 15, 1:24 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,701
Posted By sshank

How to book specific fare class in economy?

Any ideas on how I can book specific fare class in economy, or more generally avoid being ticketed in W, G, or P? The website does not tell the fare class until you ticket - is calling TK the only...
Jan 20, 15, 1:40 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 14,574
Posted By sshank

Yes, we get that (and I suspect most of the folks...

Yes, we get that (and I suspect most of the folks who want BKK restored get that as well). BKK was never and will not in the future be a high yield destination. But not serving BKK leaves a severe...
Sep 3, 14, 3:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By sshank

Was this out of EWR or BOM? I understand weight...

Was this out of EWR or BOM? I understand weight restriction - but why would they go our with empty BF seats and not economy?
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