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Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 24, 20, 6:36 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 6,997
Posted By ss278

Iíve never had any qualms about dining alone and...

Iíve never had any qualms about dining alone and Iíve doing it for 50 years. Sure every now and again you get that haughty treatment but I donít let it bother me. It usually doesnít last once Iíve...
Oct 21, 20, 9:26 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,445
Posted By ss278

I had that problem a few years ago. I knew my...

I had that problem a few years ago. I knew my traveling days were winding down and honestly I didnít care about accumulating miles any more. I switched to a cash back card and started burning miles,...
Aug 20, 20, 9:57 pm
Replies: 681
Views: 42,347
Posted By ss278

You owe them. Pay it,

You owe them. Pay it,
Aug 4, 20, 3:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,494
Posted By ss278

They filed under Chapter 15, not 7 which is full...

They filed under Chapter 15, not 7 which is full liquidation or 11 which is a reorganization of the whole company. My VERY limited understanding is that filing this way allows them to reorganize...
Jul 31, 20, 4:26 pm
Replies: 549
Views: 71,037
Posted By ss278

This thread has degenerated into complete BS. The...

This thread has degenerated into complete BS. The moderators should close it.
Jul 24, 20, 4:52 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,244
Posted By ss278

Even when you have documentation things can get...

Even when you have documentation things can get sticky.

A friend is a professor at a local University. He is on sabbatical for the fall term and had plans to do research in England for five months...
Jul 18, 20, 4:43 pm
Replies: 391
Views: 36,759
Posted By ss278

No Shoes - No Shirt - No Mask = NO FLY If...

No Shoes - No Shirt - No Mask = NO FLY

If you are too medically fragile to wear a mask why are you going anywhere in the first place?
Jun 25, 20, 4:09 pm
Replies: 549
Views: 71,037
Posted By ss278

I wouldnít worry too much about it. July might be...

I wouldnít worry too much about it. July might be busy but I read earlier today that Delta will probably be pulling down flights again in August due to the Coronavirus spike. Who knows?
Jun 11, 20, 10:44 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,772
Posted By ss278

Iíve canceled all my mileage earning cards and...

Iíve canceled all my mileage earning cards and gone with two that provide cash back. I donít care to earn miles anymore. Iíve got lifetime SkyClub, Admiralís Club and United Club privileges plus over...
May 16, 20, 4:06 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,594
Posted By ss278

Precisely. If demand returns blocking seats is...

Precisely. If demand returns blocking seats is not a fiscally responsible policy even if COVID-19 is not under control. If you are uncomfortable sitting next to someone else, don't travel. Personally...
May 15, 20, 10:37 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,526
Posted By ss278

I know what you mean. I was getting weary of...

I know what you mean. I was getting weary of flying before the virus hit. Iíve got a bit over 3 million BIS miles over the last 25 years and I think for the most part Iím done. Turns out I can work...
Apr 5, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 8,868
Posted By ss278

This is the key. He is now under the 10%...

This is the key. He is now under the 10% threshold in both stocks. He can do whatever he wants and not have to disclose it until itís done.
Mar 15, 20, 10:13 pm
Replies: 1,965
Views: 348,120
Posted By ss278

I guess the only good business in aviation at the...

I guess the only good business in aviation at the moment is to own a boneyard.
Mar 15, 20, 3:16 pm
Replies: 1,965
Views: 348,120
Posted By ss278

Spoke to a pilot friend of mine today. Things are...

Spoke to a pilot friend of mine today. Things are in a great deal of flux as schedules are being adjusted. He has a two-day trip tomorrow but after that the rest of his month has zeroed out because...
Mar 2, 20, 6:06 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 15,835
Posted By ss278

In that case I have one for you. 1973. My...

In that case I have one for you.

1973. My first job out of college was to usher around, and be a go-fer for a four-star admiral. The man usually had his own plane at his disposal so we came and...
Feb 27, 20, 6:36 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 15,835
Posted By ss278

Several years ago I was flying JFK-LAX on AA in...

Several years ago I was flying JFK-LAX on AA in first. I had an aisle seat. The window was vacant and I thought Iíd move over once airborne. Just as the door was about to close a woman was escorted...
Feb 26, 20, 4:45 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 9,300
Posted By ss278

Back in the day, Eastern flew an hourly...

Back in the day, Eastern flew an hourly no-reservation needed shuttle between LGA-DCA (LGA-BOS as well), all you had to do was show up at the gate 5 min before scheduled departure and you were...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 19, 19, 5:28 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 14,235
Posted By ss278

Once, years ago, to Marine on remains escort duty.

Once, years ago, to Marine on remains escort duty.
Dec 5, 19, 12:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,293
Posted By ss278

Pilots have one seniority list. They may bid any...

Pilots have one seniority list. They may bid any base/aircraft/position they wish. They are awarded, on the basis of their system seniority, whatever they want and can hold within their own...
Dec 4, 19, 11:52 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,293
Posted By ss278

A319/320/321 pilots can and do fly any of the...

A319/320/321 pilots can and do fly any of the models, they are not exclusive. Similarly 757/767 pilots fly both models, the exception being the 767-400 which at Delta is a separate pilot category. At...
Nov 26, 19, 5:32 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 79,274
Posted By ss278

Yes it was much better in the 1980ís than...

Yes it was much better in the 1980ís than today...but...even then, not nearly as good as it was in the mid-60ís!
Sep 16, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 21,126
Posted By ss278

Currently ⅔ of the way across the Atlantic,...

Currently ⅔ of the way across the Atlantic, ferrying to ATL.
Jul 17, 19, 2:16 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,016
Posted By ss278

SLC-AMS is by far my preferred option. I use it a...

SLC-AMS is by far my preferred option. I use it a few times each year. AMS is a great airport, destination-wise as well as for a connection. AVOID CDG like the plague.
Jun 27, 19, 7:52 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,978
Posted By ss278

Legal, perhaps. Reasonable, no.

Legal, perhaps. Reasonable, no.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 18, 19, 5:17 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 10,771
Posted By ss278

Iím exhausted....

Iím exhausted....
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