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Jan 15, 20, 3:56 pm
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Posted By Long Train Runnin

Outlier edge case was flying FJ (Fiji Airways) 2...

Outlier edge case was flying FJ (Fiji Airways) 2 weeks ago. Lounge access in NAN they asked me for my physical card to get in.

Lots of caveats there especially since no one can really tell you...
Jan 10, 20, 12:27 pm
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Posted By Long Train Runnin

First post in this thread. I will also be...

First post in this thread.

I will also be at this event. Have to be in ATL for work anyway, so why not.
Jan 10, 20, 10:29 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,054
Posted By Long Train Runnin

No status with the companion. I figured we'd only...

No status with the companion. I figured we'd only get one ticket upgraded, but when he handed me to 2 BPs I didn't complain. Although, I do understand that it was out of policy. They also had about...
Jan 8, 20, 9:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,054
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Started my AS 2020 flying as an MVP with me and a...

Started my AS 2020 flying as an MVP with me and a companion upgraded on a TCON red eye! Not a bad start....Although, based on my EWR/JFK-LAX flying on AS they must be taking a huge bath on these...
Jan 6, 20, 10:56 pm
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Views: 515,227
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Okay, well I can finally close the book on my own...

Okay, well I can finally close the book on my own renewal story today.

Applied for renewal on 9/9/19.

My expiry date was mid March 2020.

Got my conditional approval on 12/23. Needed to...
Jan 6, 20, 2:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 21,516
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Indeed. Going to lock this one up. ...

Indeed.

Going to lock this one up.

Rick welcome to flyertalk please feel free to start a new thread if you would like to discuss this further.

hhdl Thank you for your summary of the...
Jan 6, 20, 2:15 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Could one even access the Polaris Lounge at ORD...

Could one even access the Polaris Lounge at ORD when departing a carrier who uses the international terminal without clearing security twice?
Jan 5, 20, 5:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Planes can divert do to weather.... Trenton...

Planes can divert do to weather....

Trenton Airport is a very small commercial airport. 90% of the flights there are general aviation.

I doubt they have an ILS approach system set up at TTN...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jan 5, 20, 3:45 am
Jan 4, 20, 7:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,382
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Just want to say if you haven't been to IPC I'd...

Just want to say if you haven't been to IPC I'd recommend spending ~3 days there it. It is certainly a very unique place on this earth.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 4, 20, 1:49 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,199
Posted By Long Train Runnin

I get a lot of work done on planes. For me...

I get a lot of work done on planes.

For me it definitely is a place where you can lock in and focus on things.

Of course I am the king of procrastination, so by the time I'm airborne on my...
Dec 17, 19, 11:44 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 13,963
Posted By Long Train Runnin

The best thing to say IMHO is "thank you with...

The best thing to say IMHO is "thank you with crews like yours you guys make it easy"

Of course I am just a GM on gifted status ;) but it seems to do the trick.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 11, 19, 9:44 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By Long Train Runnin

I'd have to really go back in check, as I may...

I'd have to really go back in check, as I may have done a little better on a 2 night trip to Vietnam a few years ago.

However 2 weeks ago I put together this little gem: ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 11, 19, 9:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By Long Train Runnin

I am on the wait list for their Bulgaria tour, as...

I am on the wait list for their Bulgaria tour, as you said they certainly offer some pretty interesting trips.

I also regularly peruse Atlas Obscura for locations that I will be traveling to even...
Replies: 28
Views: 8,658
Posted By Long Train Runnin

I think expecting an upgrade on an Airline where...

I think expecting an upgrade on an Airline where you are a partner elite is not something you should be expecting with any kind of regularity. Outside of course JV partners (like DL and AM for...
Dec 10, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 10,197
Posted By Long Train Runnin

The Ford Fusion Hybrids that I've been renting...

The Ford Fusion Hybrids that I've been renting have always had the Adaptive cruise control, braking. lane keeping, etc.

That is now my go to car in the PC lot because it always has the features. ...
Dec 10, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Yes, when you get your log in there will be a...

Yes, when you get your log in there will be a section for "Profile"

You can add your KTN, Passport etc there.

No problems with precheck or global on stand by tickets.
Dec 7, 19, 8:51 pm
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Views: 751
Posted By Long Train Runnin

As you can see from Amtrak's own baggage page. ...

As you can see from Amtrak's own baggage page.

https://www.amtrak.com/special-items



So I think you'll be fine as long as they are under 72 inches.
Dec 7, 19, 7:58 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 7,952
Posted By Long Train Runnin

I will take the opposite view here. It's...

I will take the opposite view here.

It's not like AA's operation is some bullet proof on time machine.

That NK flight will be the first segment of the day for that bird, so even if it arrives...
Nov 25, 19, 7:14 pm
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Views: 196,541
Posted By Long Train Runnin

For that kind of mileage you should be looking...

For that kind of mileage you should be looking for AA code shares on JAL to get 100% eqm and be looking for cgk dps or sin.
Nov 21, 19, 8:06 am
Replies: 241
Views: 39,120
Posted By Long Train Runnin

As someone who lives in NJ I find I must be one...

As someone who lives in NJ I find I must be one of the few EWR based AS Elites.

Made MVP again this year a couple weeks ago with 26,207 on partners.

Flying SQ on SIN-EWR was a real boost...
Nov 21, 19, 8:02 am
Replies: 485
Views: 82,234
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Route JFK-LAX Flight Number 991 Status (MVP,...

Route JFK-LAX
Flight Number 991
Status (MVP, Gold or 75K) MVP
Fare Class T
Time the upgrade cleared T48
Date of ticket purchase Booked 32 days in advance of flight.

Was pretty shocked as an...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 20, 19, 2:43 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 32,182
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Yeah, I have gone a few times over the past...

Yeah, I have gone a few times over the past couple of years. You will find MS minded folks there for sure. Although, I don't MS myself so can't vouch for the quality there.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 20, 19, 2:20 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 32,182
Posted By Long Train Runnin

This is a good group that meets in NYC from time...

This is a good group that meets in NYC from time to time.

https://www.meetup.com/reach-for-the-miles/events/266436241/
Nov 20, 19, 10:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By Long Train Runnin

Changes For ConnectMiles 2020 Program

Doesn't seem like anything Earth shattering, but seemed worth posting. Seems like a lot of keeping pace with other changes, and of course reducing earnings on "promo fares".
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