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Sep 28, 19, 11:03 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 25,693
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Iím a Caucasian male in my early 30ís and Iíve...

Iím a Caucasian male in my early 30ís and Iíve been a 1K since my late 20ís. I canít say Iíve ever been treated differently once on board. However, there have been a handful of occasions Iíve been...
Sep 14, 19, 8:52 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 14,578
Posted By WakeTurbulence

I wouldnít be too quick to judge since it is...

I wouldnít be too quick to judge since it is possible the ďpoacherĒ could be a premier member and would be entitled to sit in E+ for free anyway.

I will sometimes select E- seats in the back of...
Jun 9, 19, 10:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Itís based on the time from the first flight....

Itís based on the time from the first flight. This is the reason people start appearing on the upgrade waitlists before T-24.

There does seem to be a maximum somewhere around 48 hours which Iíve...
May 26, 19, 7:14 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Check to see if the gate number is listed in the...

Check to see if the gate number is listed in the flight status section of the app. If itís domestic, then enter there. No problem checking in either way. The two terminals are connected airside so it...
May 24, 19, 10:21 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

You should still be able to SDC an ORD-BOS to...

You should still be able to SDC an ORD-BOS to ORD-EWR-BOS. However, once in ORD the app will only present EWR-BOS non-stops on the same calendar day making unlimited routing changes over an...
May 21, 19, 9:24 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Keep in mind it is primarily the advance purchase...

Keep in mind it is primarily the advance purchase requirements written into the fare rules and not individual fare bucket availability that prevents this from occurring. It is not uncommon to see all...
May 17, 19, 1:20 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

If X/XN is available you should be able to switch...

If X/XN is available you should be able to switch to economy and get on the priority waitlist for J. Not all agents know how to do this correctly so you may have to HUCA.
May 10, 19, 10:46 pm
Replies: 763
Views: 97,018
Posted By WakeTurbulence

The upgrade scheme on this route seems to be a...

The upgrade scheme on this route seems to be a compromise based on the unique features specific to this flight.

There are no CPUís on any regularly scheduled aircraft with lie flats including this...
May 9, 19, 11:40 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 23,960
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Go look at a radar map of Houston and I think you...

Go look at a radar map of Houston and I think you will find your answer.
May 9, 19, 4:57 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,556
Posted By WakeTurbulence

If the OP was manually rebooked into M at the...

If the OP was manually rebooked into M at the airport it is possible he was upgraded into PN as a 1K. Maybe when it was discovered the underlying booking class was G the instant upgrade was removed.
Apr 19, 19, 4:06 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

I believe that has always been the official...

I believe that has always been the official policy. Itís only recently UA has been tweaking the app SDC logic to enforce it.
Apr 4, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Not sure what you are referring to but it was...

Not sure what you are referring to but it was most certainly an SDC. All flights were within the 24 hour window.
Apr 3, 19, 6:33 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

A few days ago I was only offered non stop SDC...

A few days ago I was only offered non stop SDC options EWR-SFO. Today, the app would allow me to SDC SFO-LAS to SFO-LAX-LAS so that part seems to be working correctly.

However, it will not show me...
Mar 29, 19, 3:30 am
Replies: 1,651
Views: 245,197
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Anyone else notice odd behavior by the in app SDC...

Anyone else notice odd behavior by the in app SDC function recently? Flying EWR-SFO yesterday afternoon, the app only presented non-stop SDC routings for the same date despite many reasonable one...
Mar 16, 19, 2:56 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,147
Posted By WakeTurbulence

What about the effect a forward CG has on...

What about the effect a forward CG has on efficiency? The more forward the CG, the less efficient, more fuel burn etc.

Obviously negligible factor but not entirely untrue.
Mar 9, 19, 2:10 pm
Replies: 402
Views: 53,243
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Because their new planes are made out of plastic?

Because their new planes are made out of plastic?
Mar 2, 19, 12:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By WakeTurbulence

If you think that routing is crazy then I should...

If you think that routing is crazy then I should be institutionalized for taking a 737 all the way from Hong Kong to Newark. HKG-GUM-HNL(via 5 stop island hopper)SFO-ORD-EWR.

Take the cheap fare...
Feb 24, 19, 6:45 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,994
Posted By WakeTurbulence

The DirecTV sales pitch on the ex-con...

The DirecTV sales pitch on the ex-con 738ís...swipe your card on 3 or more screens to receive $2 off bla bla bla
Feb 16, 19, 10:17 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,082
Posted By WakeTurbulence

A few months back there was a family traveling...

A few months back there was a family traveling together in Polaris on the 77W. The father spent almost the entire 15 hour flight standing in the isle talking to his wife/playing with his young kids....
Feb 15, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Impossible to say for sure without listening to...

Impossible to say for sure without listening to the audio, but an off route vector for traffic or delayed handoff are the most likely explanations.

Sometimes there are discrepancies between the...
Feb 13, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Just because it is international doesnít mean it...

Just because it is international doesnít mean it isnít eligible for CPUís. There are many non-Polaris international flights to Central America and the Caribbean that are most definitely eligible for...
Feb 13, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Iíve run into this in the past as well and I...

Iíve run into this in the past as well and I could never understand how some agents who deal with hundreds of calls/people per day for years can be so uninformed when dealing with basic requests that...
Feb 13, 19, 2:36 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By WakeTurbulence

The primary factor is whether or not the flight...

The primary factor is whether or not the flight is CPU eligible. If itís a CPU eligible flight (domestic or international) any premier member is able to confirm into PN instantly on a Y or B fare,...
Feb 5, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 244
Views: 25,349
Posted By WakeTurbulence

While I agree married segments can add or...

While I agree married segments can add or subtract revenue inventory on a particular combination, more often than not, in my experience, UA will show all revenue inventory on a single segment and...
Feb 5, 19, 10:43 am
Replies: 244
Views: 25,349
Posted By WakeTurbulence

Married segments will always show the lowest of...

Married segments will always show the lowest of the available inventory on a particular flight combination. You much search each leg separately for accurate upgrade inventory.

*edit* Just reread...
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