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Aug 6, 20, 12:49 pm
Replies: 31
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Posted By SamuelS

Thanks for this distinction. I was aware of this...

Thanks for this distinction. I was aware of this loophole for flying to the US, though the reality is that Canadian's would be travelling in contravention of an avoid all non-essential travel...
Aug 5, 20, 1:24 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By SamuelS

Well, I should have just come to FT first and...

Well, I should have just come to FT first and read this post before I actually tried to get someone from Alaska Airlines to assist, god forbid.

We're a number of months into the pandemic at this...
Feb 26, 20, 1:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By SamuelS

It's DL ticket YYC-YYZ-ATL-FLL all in Z class...

It's DL ticket YYC-YYZ-ATL-FLL all in Z class ticketed about 4 weeks ago, and which originally showed as "Business Class" on segment one (and First on the DL metal connecting segments), but then the...
Feb 26, 20, 1:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By SamuelS

Yes, WS is selling all three cabins on this...

Yes, WS is selling all three cabins on this flight, though I don't know the WS fare basis hierarchy and booking codes.
Feb 26, 20, 10:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By SamuelS

DL coded Business Class on WS operated 787 flights - downgrade issue

I purchased a ticket from Delta that was 006 ticket stock, all DL coded, but with a segment operated by WestJet on the 787.

Although the ticket with Delta is a Z fare and showed in the app and...
Jan 21, 20, 3:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By SamuelS

The official check-in acceptance for baggage is 3...

The official check-in acceptance for baggage is 3 hours prior to flight time. However if there are earlier departing flights and the counters are open, I've found YYC and YVR stations are willing to...
Dec 17, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 80
Views: 15,364
Posted By SamuelS

I had the dubious pleasure of staying here....

I had the dubious pleasure of staying here. Apparently Argentinian hotel inspections and ratings are completely misaligned with what one might expect in most other countries, as this "official 5-star...
Nov 18, 19, 4:34 pm
Replies: 4,257
Views: 586,331
Posted By SamuelS

Thanks for the data point and link. Certainly...

Thanks for the data point and link. Certainly hoping this isn't a purposeful change and it's just been missed in the overview page, as you note in the eligibility page it does still state Canada is...
Nov 18, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By SamuelS

Thanks for that. As an AX Platinum card holder,...

Thanks for that. As an AX Platinum card holder, I wonder if that access still exists. Certainly I don't see that wording on the updated site.
Nov 18, 19, 4:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By SamuelS

SkyClub access on DL coded, WS operated flights?

There used to be express wording that DL coded, WS operated international flights (ergo from the US-Canada) conferred GM+ access to Skyclub in same way that Canada would be considered applicable for...
Nov 18, 19, 12:09 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,907
Posted By SamuelS

As an observation point, I purchased a PC upgrade...

As an observation point, I purchased a PC upgrade for a SEA-SNA flight on a non-refurb A320 where only row 6 and the exit rows 16/17 show as PC. The purchase for row 6 bulkhead was successful, but...
Nov 15, 19, 3:00 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 10,142
Posted By SamuelS

However SkyTeam Lounges site expressly states...

However SkyTeam Lounges site expressly states that "you are welcome in our lounges within 24 hours of your scheduled departure time"
Nov 14, 19, 9:49 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 15,682
Posted By SamuelS

How quaint. Travel 3.5 hours YYC-SFO on a...

How quaint.

Travel 3.5 hours YYC-SFO on a CRJ-100 50-seat one class torture chamber a few times and the CR9 might not seem so unpalatable.
Nov 14, 19, 9:25 pm
Replies: 4,257
Views: 586,331
Posted By SamuelS

This is definitely alarming and disappointing if...

This is definitely alarming and disappointing if true. I've sent an email to Delta for clarification on this.

I've been flying UA transborder more of late. Still offering SDC and SDS to/from...
Nov 14, 19, 12:05 am
Replies: 58
Views: 10,142
Posted By SamuelS

SkyTeam Lounges page has the following wording: ...

SkyTeam Lounges page has the following wording:



However I believe that this is in the context of that flight being an International departure, as in other places they refer to a "same-day...
Oct 16, 19, 1:56 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,146
Posted By SamuelS

The definitive answer is that Delta operated...

The definitive answer is that Delta operated flights are expressly excluded from the "International Skyteam First or Business Class" admission subset. Only Delta One ticketed customers can access...
Sep 19, 19, 11:25 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,135
Posted By SamuelS

I would respectfully submit that this is...

I would respectfully submit that this is changing, or perhaps at least for Amex Canada card holders, hence the post and complaints to Amex. I've had two different partner lounges (not Priority Pass,...
Sep 19, 19, 1:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,135
Posted By SamuelS

To be honest, I'm not sure so much "policy...

To be honest, I'm not sure so much "policy change" as interpretation. Amex Canada Supervisor call-back chatted with me about the policy today, and how a seat assignment is required in order to be a...
Sep 19, 19, 1:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,135
Posted By SamuelS

OP here, I was denied at a partner lounge (not...

OP here, I was denied at a partner lounge (not PP), the Amex Canada Lounge Benefit at the Aspire Lounge YYC. The Aspire manager said that Amex doesn't pay them unless there's a seat assignment....
Sep 18, 19, 3:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,135
Posted By SamuelS

Basic Economy Ticket? Last Minute Ticket? No Amex Canada lounge benefits

Preface: this post pertains to travel on normal, confirmed tickets, and not to airline employees on passrider travel or other standby tickets.

Increasingly, carriers are selling their lowest fares...
Jul 9, 19, 12:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,697
Posted By SamuelS

I had a flight JFK-MIA earlier this year that...

I had a flight JFK-MIA earlier this year that never went above 16,000 feet for the whole flight, and at that altitude it was bumpy and so seat belt signs remained on for 3+ hours for whole duration...
Jun 12, 19, 11:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,929
Posted By SamuelS

Free food and beverage is included with WestJet...

Free food and beverage is included with WestJet Premium, including hot meals dependant on route and time of day, and decent free bar selection, Prosecco etc.

By the time the last of the new seat...
Jun 12, 19, 11:27 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,929
Posted By SamuelS

There are no published benefits that are...

There are no published benefits that are reciprocal between the carriers according to an emailed response I recently received from a WestJet lead in guest relations (other than the posted mileage...
Jun 9, 19, 7:20 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 15,405
Posted By SamuelS

The highest MQM earn on WestJet is 100%, not...

The highest MQM earn on WestJet is 100%, not 120%. Full fare Y, Premium and Business all earn the same mqm (which is lame, but then again so is the whole notion of any real reciprocal benefits...
Jun 6, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 11,679
Posted By SamuelS

So anytime a publicly traded, for-profit...

So anytime a publicly traded, for-profit corporation implements a pricing strategy that maximises profits (even if it prices their product/service higher than say poorer quality competitors) - this...
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