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Yesterday, 12:03 pm
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Posted By dval44

Just wait til they see what 100 minutes of my...

Just wait til they see what 100 minutes of my time is worth ;)

(Kidding, they would laugh at me)
Yesterday, 11:56 am
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Posted By dval44

Thank you. I'm all set on two of three of those. ...

Thank you. I'm all set on two of three of those.

My question is more what should I do the heat of the moment. I.E. last night, when the flight was bumped from 10:45 to 11:45, is there something I...
Yesterday, 10:24 am
Replies: 141
Views: 21,014
Posted By dval44

Hi all. I reluctantly booked my Argentinian...

Hi all.

I reluctantly booked my Argentinian honeymoon in an AA 767 in J from MIA to COR.

Knowing these planes are known for bad reliability, I decided to track my flight last night on a whim...
Jan 21, 20, 4:18 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Right, the logic doesn’t follow. Any company...

Right, the logic doesn’t follow. Any company could do anything to you, and it’s your fault. Except maybe filing taxes since it’s compulsory.
Jan 21, 20, 2:53 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Your logic is off here: 1.) Before writing...

Your logic is off here:

1.) Before writing this post, I did not know they had the ability to delete a boarding pass form my app, so why would I have thought to re-check what I knew was saved in my...
Jan 21, 20, 1:23 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

I choose to use Bank of America's app. Can they...

I choose to use Bank of America's app. Can they similarly "Do whatever they want" as it pertains to services I've paid for since I'm using their application?



Yup. The issue is that I had no...
Jan 20, 20, 10:40 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

I honestly found this strange, because as you...

I honestly found this strange, because as you mention, I've been compensated for weird stuff I didn't notice. My wife and I got $100 each a few weeks ago and literally could not figure out why....
Jan 15, 20, 3:57 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Here I was thinking jsloan and I made friends....

Here I was thinking jsloan and I made friends. But now he is blaming me again :(

I'd say I acted reasonably with the facts known to me at the time. If I checked flyertalk ahead of time, and knew...
Jan 15, 20, 9:29 am
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

mozilla jsloan Appreciate the responses. So...

mozilla jsloan Appreciate the responses.

So now we have met halfway: I should not assume the passes are stored “permanently” once they are in the app, but it is also not true that they are “never”...
Jan 14, 20, 8:57 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

To iapetus , mozilla , and jsloan : Testing...

To iapetus , mozilla , and jsloan :

Testing your theory that boarding passes within the app are not stored locally on your phone, and thus can never be taken away.

You check in for a flight,...
Jan 14, 20, 5:09 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Ok so the technicalities are getting a little...

Ok so the technicalities are getting a little absurd here.

@HNLbasedFlyer (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/hnlbasedflyer.html) says that my boarding pass was not "deleted," but rather it...
Jan 14, 20, 12:13 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

I'm not describing a glitch or error. United...

I'm not describing a glitch or error. United fully stated it is their policy to delete boarding passes from your phone.

Of course errors can happen on the phone lines, on the computer, on the...
Jan 13, 20, 7:40 pm
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

While I don't disagree, I suppose we are...

While I don't disagree, I suppose we are describing two different things. You are describing the world as it is, whereas I am trying to describe the world as it should be.

In my opinion, having to...
Jan 13, 20, 5:23 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

This is all accurate. My title was half...

This is all accurate. My title was half anxiety-ridden at the heat of the moment, and half click-baity, which seemed to have sort haved worked.

I will also say I have vague memories of the...
Jan 13, 20, 5:04 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Haha! I wonder why! As I see it, United...

Haha! I wonder why!

As I see it, United could have done any of three things that would have been fine:

1.) Loaded the boarding pass for my new flight with some sort of alert to see an agent ...
Jan 13, 20, 4:53 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

1.) Yes, I very much tried to get the other...

1.) Yes, I very much tried to get the other boarding pass, but it was nowhere. My home screen showed my initial flight as boarding with no boarding pass. When I tapped "reservation details" it showed...
Jan 13, 20, 2:46 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Maybe I am just trumpeting an edge case - but IMO...

Maybe I am just trumpeting an edge case - but IMO it's much worse for them to be able to delete your bp at any time than for you to knowingly lose/break your phone. There were many times throughout...
Jan 13, 20, 2:34 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

"We deleted your boarding pass" is a fairly...

"We deleted your boarding pass" is a fairly staggering admission. Not a fluke, not a glitch. It's just something they do - delete traveler's boarding passes while they are traveling before they board...
Jan 13, 20, 12:46 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

OP here. Just received a thoughtful, apologetic...

OP here. Just received a thoughtful, apologetic response from United (not):

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 11:38 AM <[email protected]> wrote:
Hi Daniel,
I'm sorry that your boarding pass was...
Jan 13, 20, 11:27 am
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Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

OP here . 1. You Should Have Called ...

OP here .

1. You Should Have Called

There are some good pointers and tips on this thread, but this one is not. I had no idea how long the call time would take (5 mins or 10 mins or 20 mins)....
Jan 13, 20, 10:52 am
Replies: 94
Views: 63,093
Posted By dval44

Datapoint for everyone: Denver-based flyer, Amex...

Datapoint for everyone: Denver-based flyer, Amex OPEN business card, had it for maybe 4-5 years.

Chatted in on the Amex website,

Me: "I kept this card open to use the Denver Centurion lounge...
Jan 12, 20, 11:09 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

The reason I think it was more than just an app...

The reason I think it was more than just an app glitch is that when I went back the kiosk to reprint, it started flashing red and said “need agent assist - issue with ticket” or something to that...
Jan 12, 20, 10:19 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

Thank you. This is exactly my point. What’s more,...

Thank you. This is exactly my point. What’s more, it feels slightly icky that they reach into your digital wallet and take it away. I feel like I paid for the flight, I checked in, I got the boarding...
Jan 12, 20, 9:39 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

OP here, wanting to clear things up. Main...

OP here, wanting to clear things up.

Main Point
My post had some superfluous complaints. My central point is this: My travel day would have been fine, but for United taking away my boarding...
Jan 12, 20, 5:57 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 66,856
Posted By dval44

United removed my mobile boarding pass and ruined my trip

Flying back home to my wife and kids. SJO-IAH-DEN.

90 minute connection.

Everything is fine at IAH. I have global entry, clear, premier, etc. Waste 30 minutes in the “transit” security...
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