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Mar 6, 20, 3:14 pm
Replies: 2,993
Views: 660,618
Posted By Billygreg

Was in this boat until about an hour ago, medium...

Was in this boat until about an hour ago, medium size private company discouraging discretionary travel but not cancelling, then they cancelled all "non essential" travel. I mean isn't all travel...
Jan 31, 20, 11:10 am
Replies: 626
Views: 152,068
Posted By Billygreg

With United cancelling all their flights to China...

With United cancelling all their flights to China what will happen to the mod line in XMN? Will this delay the Polaris upgrades or any maintainance requirements? Can they do everything in HKG, for...
Jan 24, 20, 12:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,469
Posted By Billygreg

The last time I was at IAD (last week) the...

The last time I was at IAD (last week) the problem is that they moved Clear and Precheck off to the side away from the standard Precheck lines but did not give Clear a dedicated security ID checker...
Jan 16, 20, 3:34 pm
Replies: 1,363
Views: 388,790
Posted By Billygreg

Thanks for setting me straight, I suspect this...

Thanks for setting me straight, I suspect this will radically change my strategy about when to use points. I still don't quite understand the "No" on GPU/RPU usage. If a instrument didn't clear at...
Jan 16, 20, 2:25 pm
Replies: 1,363
Views: 388,790
Posted By Billygreg

Haven't dived into this thread much but had...

Haven't dived into this thread much but had something happen which I don't quite understand. I applied 20 points to an upgrade on a flight from AUS-IAD. Bought the ticket a couple of weeks before so...
Dec 31, 19, 2:18 pm
Dec 25, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 150
Views: 19,778
Posted By Billygreg

104,077. Least amount in many years. Don't...

104,077. Least amount in many years. Don't expect that to continue
Oct 14, 19, 6:45 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 982,804
Posted By Billygreg

That's me. I fly an average of 72 UA segments a...

That's me. I fly an average of 72 UA segments a year over the last 10 years. I am a hub captive, I fly N/S everywhere, I never buy first class Domestic and I have 1, maybe 2 TPAC per year that is in...
Oct 11, 19, 1:18 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 982,804
Posted By Billygreg

I don't understand why. The PQMs I get really add...

I don't understand why. The PQMs I get really add nothing of value to me, they don't help me get to 1k and they aren't redeemable, in fact I don't even know why I get them? UA used to rebate the cost...
Oct 11, 19, 12:58 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 982,804
Posted By Billygreg

So I really don't understand much of this. The CC...

So I really don't understand much of this. The CC stuff seems especially confusing to me. I have a Chase MP Select card that I have had forever and probably spend $50k or so on work travel on it. I...
Oct 6, 19, 8:29 am
Replies: 76
Views: 20,449
Posted By Billygreg

Been 1k for 17 years but it will be touch and go...

Been 1k for 17 years but it will be touch and go this year due to a health issue that will ground me a bit in Q4. Nevertheless with one more transcon I ought to be over both levels for 2020. Hard...
Sep 13, 19, 6:22 am
Replies: 53
Views: 11,990
Posted By Billygreg

Ditto. Sitting right now on a flight tonight...

Ditto. Sitting right now on a flight tonight IAD-Lax and applied an RPU weeks ago. Nothing, of course because RPUs are useless. Check-in and I don't even get an offer for an upgrade, presumably due...
Apr 25, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 10,259
Posted By Billygreg

Is there anyway to like this maybe 1000 times? ...

Is there anyway to like this maybe 1000 times? ^^^^ Perfect encapsulation of what is wrong with shareholder value as a concept and this idea that people who are willing to abandon you in a second...
Apr 23, 19, 8:30 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 10,259
Posted By Billygreg

This is an awesomely perfect description of the...

This is an awesomely perfect description of the sad environment in which modern air travel (but thruthfully so many things) exists. The ridiculous pandering to investors who care zero about the...
Apr 11, 19, 3:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,012
Posted By Billygreg

Great news especially for Fort Myers as a quick...

Great news especially for Fort Myers as a quick spring training trip :cool: But why not PBI too?
Apr 8, 19, 7:03 pm
Replies: 1,487
Views: 262,638
Posted By Billygreg

I just wonder why UA feels compelled to do...

I just wonder why UA feels compelled to do reductions in benefits like this all the time. Just because they can? It seems petty and vindictive to the elites who account for the vast majority of the...
Mar 24, 19, 9:35 am
Replies: 356
Views: 82,499
Posted By Billygreg

I have been on 340 3 times in the last month, on...

I have been on 340 3 times in the last month, on 3 different configurations ( Premium Plus, old UA, and Domestic 3-4-3) and at least two of them had multiple plane swaps before the day of departure. ...
Feb 6, 19, 12:44 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 60,427
Posted By Billygreg

I am sorry but there are tons of negatives to...

I am sorry but there are tons of negatives to this for a319/a320 for elites. Lots of fewer E+ seats wont be good as it is hard enough now to get an aisle in E+,especially close-in. And does anyone...
Jan 30, 19, 12:39 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 14,374
Posted By Billygreg

Don't need free DirectTV, just fix the Internet...

Don't need free DirectTV, just fix the Internet access please and that will be a "change I like". At least 50% of my flights now can't connect to the internet and that is what I want. The PDE almost...
Jan 26, 19, 11:24 am
Replies: 968
Views: 74,401
Posted By Billygreg

Have been begging for years to see IAD-SJC...

Have been begging for years to see IAD-SJC reinstated. Used to be a nice 7PM take off, landing around 9:30 and a quick rental car and a local hotel. I miss it a lot. Not as interested in SJC back...
Jan 3, 19, 5:42 am
Replies: 710
Views: 96,138
Posted By Billygreg

Just another opportunity for United to show how...

Just another opportunity for United to show how much it hates its customers. Upsells and stock price trump usability and customer satisfaction. The UA app is best in class and they will transform it...
Jan 2, 19, 3:44 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 8,323
Posted By Billygreg

2,192,568. Did most of my long haul flying on...

2,192,568.
Did most of my long haul flying on OALs this past year and domestic transcons only add up so fast. Really not sure if I want to hang around for 3million.
Jan 2, 19, 6:32 am
Replies: 159
Views: 13,136
Posted By Billygreg

141,075. Did a lot more non-UA and non Star...

141,075. Did a lot more non-UA and non Star Alliance this year.
Nov 25, 18, 4:45 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 10,132
Posted By Billygreg

Hate to chime as I feel compelled due to the IAD...

Hate to chime as I feel compelled due to the IAD bashing

1- IAD. Nice clean bathrooms. Very good food options. Quick Security. Next door to my house. Direct flight everywhere. Love the moon...
Aug 24, 18, 11:54 am
Replies: 1,174
Views: 328,633
Posted By Billygreg

How do I get an offer to buy up prior to the...

How do I get an offer to buy up prior to the flight. I am 1k on E fare that applied an RPU to IAD-Den on Monday on a 787. An E fare and there are now only 4 biz class seats left and the seat map...
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