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Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 7, 17, 1:43 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By Captain Flush

If I recall correctly from my one visit to PEM...

If I recall correctly from my one visit to PEM (which was several years ago), you'll deplane on the tarmac via stairs and be directed into the arrivals area, which is separate from the departures...
Nov 10, 17, 2:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 8,092
Posted By Captain Flush

Looks like the fares are back! For at least the...

Looks like the fares are back! For at least the two weeks after Thanksgiving. Now works from SFO-MXP/LIN/FCO. (Possibly others.) Seeing ~$500 AI.

ETA: Just booked a SFO-MIA-MXP RT on AA metal...
Nov 10, 17, 1:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 8,092
Posted By Captain Flush

Tell that to my friend in BLQ who has been...

Tell that to my friend in BLQ who has been bugging me to come visit! :D
Nov 9, 17, 1:21 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 8,092
Posted By Captain Flush

I think this is mostly gone. There are a handful...

I think this is mostly gone. There are a handful of dates from late November through mid December with SFO/OAK-FCO for ~$875 AI RT before any discounts, but those are booking into the deepest...
Aug 5, 17, 12:53 am
Replies: 1,188
Views: 203,593
Posted By Captain Flush

Seems as if there is already some interest in...

Seems as if there is already some interest in these dates (as I edit the wiki to include other requests that overlap with mine!), but you never know. Could make for a better meetup? :)

REQUEST...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 15, 17, 12:22 am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,777
Posted By Captain Flush

"I didn't know you could fly a plane!" "Fly,...

"I didn't know you could fly a plane!"

"Fly, yes! Land? No!"
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 5, 16, 1:48 am
Replies: 1,085
Views: 452,365
Posted By Captain Flush

I had something similar to this happen to me a...

I had something similar to this happen to me a few years back, though not mid-flight. Transcon redeye, my now-wife and I board and take our aisle-middle combination near the back of the plane. She...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 7, 16, 2:16 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,870
Posted By Captain Flush

Since this is a thread about catering, I really...

Since this is a thread about catering, I really hope everyone agrees with this.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 18, 16, 3:22 am
Replies: 175
Views: 39,082
Posted By Captain Flush

No, that system can also be abused. Once, now a...

No, that system can also be abused. Once, now a number of years back, I was approached by a WN FA at the end of boarding while sitting in an aisle seat in an otherwise empty row. She asked me to...
Jul 6, 16, 7:03 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,908
Posted By Captain Flush

I had something very similar -- and incredibly...

I had something very similar -- and incredibly aggravating -- happen to me recently flying LAX-LHR. In my case it was an aircraft swap from a 77W to a 772 with MCE, which resulted in a net increase...
Jun 8, 16, 3:12 pm
Replies: 2,070
Views: 303,076
Posted By Captain Flush

That was addressed by the prediction in the...

That was addressed by the prediction in the second paragraph of my post.
Jun 8, 16, 2:55 pm
Replies: 2,070
Views: 303,076
Posted By Captain Flush

(Bolding mine.) You raise very good points, but...

(Bolding mine.) You raise very good points, but an important missing part of this is that switching to revenue-based earning across the board effectively penalizes business travelers whose employers...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 10, 16, 2:14 am
Replies: 86
Views: 7,772
Posted By Captain Flush

And by pressuring everyone in the window seats to...

And by pressuring everyone in the window seats to close the shades, you are affecting others. See how that works?

Your argument seems to be that majority rule should carry the day. What next,...
Mar 26, 16, 3:53 pm
Replies: 1,333
Views: 158,602
Posted By Captain Flush

Edited this to clarify that I did not add a...

Edited this to clarify that I did not add a stopover, just increased the length of a layover that is still less than 24 hours. I can never remember which way the >/< arrow is supposed to point.
Mar 26, 16, 3:38 pm
Replies: 1,333
Views: 158,602
Posted By Captain Flush

Thumbs up More data points -- all good news

I just successfully made a change that involved (1) a date change, (2) a routing change (between co-terminals) and (3) moving from J to F to undo a voluntary downgrade, all in one, with no change in...
Mar 26, 16, 3:30 pm
Replies: 1,333
Views: 158,602
Posted By Captain Flush

Ah, that's what I was thinking of upthread with...

Ah, that's what I was thinking of upthread with this:



It sounds like that particular glitch is more limited than I was remembering (i.e., only comes up with international awards) but still...
Mar 24, 16, 1:50 am
Replies: 1,333
Views: 158,602
Posted By Captain Flush

What leads you to suspect she means a layover? ...

What leads you to suspect she means a layover? She's talking about not breaking the fare. Stopovers are not allowed at all on a single award, so adding a stopover would break the fare (hence you...
Mar 23, 16, 3:26 pm
Forum: Asia
Mar 23, 16, 3:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,791
Posted By Captain Flush

My wife and I spent a few days on Gili T and Gili...

My wife and I spent a few days on Gili T and Gili Air on our honeymoon a couple of years back. We enjoyed both for different reasons. Gili T was definitely much livelier. We appreciated the...
Mar 22, 16, 11:59 pm
Replies: 1,333
Views: 158,602
Posted By Captain Flush

Maybe switching to EWR specifically is the issue....

Maybe switching to EWR specifically is the issue. Doesn't SABRE generally price connections between co-terminals that aren't in the same city (such as EWR and JFK) as two awards unless that...
Mar 22, 16, 6:18 pm
Replies: 2,705
Views: 55,057
Posted By Captain Flush

Thanks. Hopefully I'll have good news to report...

Thanks. Hopefully I'll have good news to report back (I may be one of the guinea pigs since my travel is within the next 2 weeks).
Mar 22, 16, 6:02 pm
Replies: 2,705
Views: 55,057
Posted By Captain Flush

Thanks for this (and thanks JonNYC for the first...

Thanks for this (and thanks JonNYC for the first part of this info). Based on this, would you think it's safe to assume logically that any itinerary that involves, say, CX J (on a two-class flight)...
Mar 20, 16, 3:21 pm
Replies: 1,576
Views: 437,781
Posted By Captain Flush

It might not work in a single day, but it's...

It might not work in a single day, but it's absolutely possible to book HAN-HKG on KA (on those days the morning flight operates), connect to CX HKG-HND or HKG-NRT on the same day, overnight in TYO...
Mar 20, 16, 2:29 pm
Replies: 1,576
Views: 437,781
Posted By Captain Flush

What you're describing is effectively changing an...

What you're describing is effectively changing an F award to a J award. Since your NRT-ORD segment is the only one in international F, taking a voluntary downgrade on that segment means you need a...
Mar 1, 16, 2:49 am
Replies: 2,705
Views: 55,057
Posted By Captain Flush

Yes. I had to call multiple times earlier to...

Yes. I had to call multiple times earlier to find an agent who could see a seat that was showing on BA, QF and JL search engines. Persistence pays!
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