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Mar 2, 15, 2:36 pm
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Posted By austin_res

+1. Always a pleasure to attend these DOs.

+1. Always a pleasure to attend these DOs.
Mar 2, 15, 11:05 am
Replies: 1,080
Views: 31,930
Posted By austin_res

They have no status on UA, though my Dad used to...

They have no status on UA, though my Dad used to be Premier Gold when he traveled for work. They fly coach all the time, and have no interest in upgrades.
Mar 2, 15, 10:56 am
Replies: 1,080
Views: 31,930
Posted By austin_res

My parents left AA for UA. They are not on...

My parents left AA for UA. They are not on Flyertalk so no thread. Main reason is they fly to Asia, especially Taiwan, quite a bit so UA offers more options than AA.
Mar 2, 15, 10:54 am
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Views: 14,270
Posted By austin_res

The gate security operates the same way as the...

The gate security operates the same way as the main security. DO NOT buy any liquids at the airport - they will be confiscated, even if bought after the main security.

For your return flight,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 2, 15, 10:29 am
Replies: 50
Views: 5,656
Posted By austin_res

When DL flew it, AUS-SAT was 66 miles and took 15...

When DL flew it, AUS-SAT was 66 miles and took 15 minutes. Today, the shortest flight out of AUS is AUS-IAH (140 miles) on UA.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By austin_res

Those seats have extra legroom, and can be...

Those seats have extra legroom, and can be considered MCE.
Mar 1, 15, 11:55 pm
Replies: 401
Views: 70,197
Posted By austin_res

We all know full flights don't mean the flight is...

We all know full flights don't mean the flight is profitable. The key is how many of those passengers are business vs leisure travelers.
Replies: 16
Views: 4,087
Posted By austin_res

I have had schedule changes where the new...

I have had schedule changes where the new connection time is shorter even though it still falls within MCT, and have successfully been able to change to better times. Definitely worth calling AA....
Mar 1, 15, 11:17 pm
Replies: 841
Views: 458,739
Posted By austin_res

Expert Flyer shows row 19 as "Premium", which...

Expert Flyer shows row 19 as "Premium", which usually means Preferred. Unless AA adjusted the seat pitch, these should still have extra legroom. Interestingly, some seats in row 20 (GHJKL) are now...
Replies: 16
Views: 4,087
Posted By austin_res

That connection works, if your DCA-JFK flight is...

That connection works, if your DCA-JFK flight is on time. You are on an early morning flight, which has better odds of being on time - flights in the late afternoon and later tend to be delayed much...
Feb 26, 15, 11:19 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 13,640
Posted By austin_res

20% chance of precipitation. Some flurries...

20% chance of precipitation. Some flurries possible mainly in the Hill Country area west of Austin. As of now, Austin will avoid any icing problems. But, the forecast is subject to change.
Feb 26, 15, 12:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 7,083
Posted By austin_res

Sometimes, the agents will check your boarding...

Sometimes, the agents will check your boarding pass after going through the machine. I always keep my boarding pass in my hands when going through the x-ray, unless I have only a mobile boarding pass.
Feb 25, 15, 11:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By austin_res

I would book AA in Main Cabin Extra if the MCE...

I would book AA in Main Cabin Extra if the MCE price is reasonable.
Feb 25, 15, 9:40 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By austin_res

I was PLT the past 2 years. I cleared 85% of my...

I was PLT the past 2 years. I cleared 85% of my upgrade requests - yes, I recorded them on Excel spreadsheet. I book my flights and request upgrades around 2 months in advance. I usually book flights...
Feb 24, 15, 3:12 pm
Replies: 398
Views: 34,431
Posted By austin_res

But Y fliers are perfectly happy with the money...

But Y fliers are perfectly happy with the money they are saving.
Feb 23, 15, 9:28 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 13,640
Posted By austin_res

Today, Austin was colder than Denali and...

Today, Austin was colder than Denali and Anchorage.
Feb 20, 15, 10:13 am
Replies: 87
Views: 9,341
Posted By austin_res

If it is a meal flight, and you're checking bags,...

If it is a meal flight, and you're checking bags, it is worth it. Especially if you're taller than 5'10''
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Views: 2,004
Posted By austin_res

The AC at SFO is my favorite of the clubs I've...

The AC at SFO is my favorite of the clubs I've visited. Plus, AA uses the beautiful Terminal 2 at SFO.
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Views: 2,942
Posted By austin_res

I got a double upgrade on 1/1, CDG-DFW....

I got a double upgrade on 1/1, CDG-DFW. Originally booked in Y, used miles+copay to upgrade to J. Y was overbooked (according to an agent) so they rolled some J to F, to allow for Y to J roll. I was...
Feb 13, 15, 11:24 am
Replies: 112
Views: 12,026
Posted By austin_res

My parents have flown long haul international in...

My parents have flown long haul international in both UA and AA economy. They consider UA to have better IFE, food, and customer service. Plus, AA is moving to 10 across in Y on their 777s, while UA...
Feb 6, 15, 2:28 pm
Replies: 1,712
Views: 457,425
Posted By austin_res

The seats in the 2-2-2 configuration are known as...

The seats in the 2-2-2 configuration are known as angled flats, meaning they are flat but at an angle. It's as if your bed was tilted at angle. The new 1-2-1 configuration are lie-flats that are...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 5, 15, 1:28 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 9,596
Posted By austin_res

You have a tight connection and your connecting...

You have a tight connection and your connecting flight departs out of the furthest gate from your inbound flight.

It's boarding time and passengers from the plane's previous flight just started to...
Feb 4, 15, 10:51 pm
Replies: 2,511
Views: 60,543
Posted By austin_res

I have flown the old 772 F and the 77W J. Main...

I have flown the old 772 F and the 77W J. Main difference is the 772 F seat has a desk and can swivel.
Replies: 280
Views: 20,809
Posted By austin_res

I haven't heard the credit card pitch on any of...

I haven't heard the credit card pitch on any of my AA flights. YMMV though.
Feb 3, 15, 4:34 pm
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