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Oct 3, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 45
Views: 10,166
Posted By nrunning24

If only some of the people on here knew how often...

If only some of the people on here knew how often things like this happened........

This is a completely normal occurrence. Just about every airplane model in existence for longer than 15-20...
Sep 12, 19, 11:58 am
Replies: 102
Views: 31,439
Posted By nrunning24

I always think its funny when frequent flyers...

I always think its funny when frequent flyers think they can judge speed looking out the window. I would be surprised if the pilot announced the speed they aborted takeoff. Any reason your so set...
Forum: USA
Feb 5, 19, 11:47 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,885
Posted By nrunning24

Really??? This is the thing that annoys me most...

Really??? This is the thing that annoys me most about the service industry in the US. Why shouldn't these people pay income tax??? Do i get to tell my employer that he needs to give me 20% more...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 21, 18, 10:39 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By nrunning24

Yes airlines are mainly regulated from the...

Yes airlines are mainly regulated from the country that they operate, but any airline operating a flight to the US airspace is subject to approval of their practices from the FAA. Please see Thai's...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 20, 18, 11:13 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By nrunning24

Every airline that flies to the US has to have...

Every airline that flies to the US has to have FAA approval of all their training and maintenance programs regardless of where they are based. There are airlines who had their status removed by both...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 18, 9:27 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,729
Posted By nrunning24

As a former engineer at Boeing, there is almost...

As a former engineer at Boeing, there is almost nothing that a cell phone can affect. When you think of all the sources of EMI that are in the air, cell phones are the last of your worries. ...
Jul 12, 18, 2:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By nrunning24

Are you implying that you bought it from an...

Are you implying that you bought it from an online TA, and all they did was ticket (i.e. you chose the flights). Or did a physical person actually recommend this itinerary for you and booked?
...
Jul 10, 18, 10:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By nrunning24

Sure but this would be for future rule making...

Sure but this would be for future rule making only. Any currently certified configuration would continue to be certified forever as long as nothing changed. This is just an industry group...
Jul 8, 18, 9:39 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,011
Posted By nrunning24

Lol you must not know UA..... No "uber-premium...

Lol you must not know UA..... No "uber-premium wine/champagne" to be found there.
Jul 8, 18, 9:39 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By nrunning24

Guess I'm the first person to comment who prefers...

Guess I'm the first person to comment who prefers row 2. I like to have my computer bag, books or whatever else I'm planning on using during the flight at my feet so that I can access it right after...
Jun 19, 18, 9:24 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,367
Posted By nrunning24

A good FSPP can negotiate with the hotel before...

A good FSPP can negotiate with the hotel before booking to see if upgrades can be secured in advance if that's important to you. There is definitely an advantage to using a FSPP to AMEX FHR. With...
Jun 14, 18, 10:40 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 5,274
Posted By nrunning24

After reading this whole thread, Its obvious that...

After reading this whole thread, Its obvious that some things were handled poorly from Alaska and OP should be compensated. However, the OP purposely booked two connecting flights even with a...
Jun 6, 18, 11:52 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,977
Posted By nrunning24

If they can do this correctly I am excited for...

If they can do this correctly I am excited for the new boarding process.
Jun 6, 18, 11:43 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 14,104
Posted By nrunning24

If you fly frequently on Alaska there is still...

If you fly frequently on Alaska there is still great benefits to being Gold or 75k. If your miles come from partners in coach then maybe not. The reality is that it depends on your situation. I...
Jun 6, 18, 12:13 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 7,092
Posted By nrunning24

As long as you are staying at Virtuoso hotels or...

As long as you are staying at Virtuoso hotels or chains with Preferred Partner programs (FS etc.) you should definitely book with a travel adviser . The benefits you receive over booking direct are...
Jun 6, 18, 12:15 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,092
Posted By nrunning24

As a "luxe" travel agent I try to be available as...

As a "luxe" travel agent I try to be available as much as reasonably possible, and have no problem having calls or completing bookings off-hours and weekends. At the end of the day I'm selling my...
May 23, 18, 9:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By nrunning24

I have done the gate to curb transfer through the...

I have done the gate to curb transfer through the Four Seasons before. It was our Honeymoon so i figured why not. The only reason that I would do it again is if your group have difficulty carrying...
May 23, 18, 9:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By nrunning24

There is a review process to become a Virtuoso...

There is a review process to become a Virtuoso hotel. You can't just pay the fee and opt-in.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 23, 18, 9:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By nrunning24

Honestly none of those options sound all that...

Honestly none of those options sound all that appealing to me. The product on all three is pretty meh. I would pick the flight that optimizes travel time and departs and arrives at your preferred...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 16, 18, 11:44 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By nrunning24

Thank you! There seems to be some great love of...

Thank you! There seems to be some great love of ANZ's product on this forum but I just cant get over the herringbone product. I mean who wants to stare at someone else the whole flight. Plus anyone...
May 8, 18, 10:36 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,936
Posted By nrunning24

Interesting comment since its pretty widely known...

Interesting comment since its pretty widely known in the industry that Airbus is the under-bidder, and Boeing usually has to make that up with arguments on fuel efficiency, maintenance costs, mission...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 8, 18, 8:45 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By nrunning24

VA is by far the best product of the options you...

VA is by far the best product of the options you proposed. I flew them LAX - MEL, 2 months ago and it was great. Flew back on the UA 777-300ER AKL - SFO and it was MILES behind. Just depends if you...
May 6, 18, 10:02 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,008
Posted By nrunning24

The RC Tokyo is the best I have personally stayed...

The RC Tokyo is the best I have personally stayed at. I have also stayed at the HK and Maui properties that were listed up thread and in my option the Tokyo RC is much better. For me its about...
Apr 26, 18, 6:00 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 7,762
Posted By nrunning24

Personally I would go the CX/SQ route and get AS...

Personally I would go the CX/SQ route and get AS miles. While a lot of travel I'm not sure if that will get you GS, and in my opinion GS is the only reason to do UA. I admit I am not a fan of UA...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 24, 18, 12:05 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 6,082
Posted By nrunning24

It seems to me that a lot of the newer...

It seems to me that a lot of the newer international airports now force you to walk through a maze of duty free shopping areas and high end designer stores just to get to the main gates. I feel like...
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