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Nov 25, 14, 6:20 am
Replies: 50
Views: 9,773
Posted By ccharles

My understanding has always been that the door...

My understanding has always been that the door needs to be left inside lying across the seats in the over-wing exit row. Since the slide deploys and inflates when the door is removed, throwing it out...
Jul 9, 14, 4:46 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,125
Posted By ccharles

Your locale must have high taxes on wine; it's...

Your locale must have high taxes on wine; it's usually available retail in the mid-teens ($16-$17), so in quantity UA might be paying in the low teens or even better.
Jul 9, 14, 4:38 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,788
Posted By ccharles

I've been assuming that the wide-open E+ is due...

I've been assuming that the wide-open E+ is due to Silvers being forbidden to take them until checkin.
Jul 9, 14, 4:29 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,908
Posted By ccharles

True, but 1000 lets them stop feeding us on...

True, but 1000 lets them stop feeding us on essentially all of the Western hub-to-hub flights; most are just under that (SFO-DEN, LAX-DEN, ORD-IAH, DEN-ORD, IAH-DEN, etc)
Jul 2, 14, 2:01 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 15,765
Posted By ccharles

Yes, but 1Ks will get three certificates for a...

Yes, but 1Ks will get three certificates for a free search.
Jun 27, 14, 10:12 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,290
Posted By ccharles

As with an increasing number of other things sold...

As with an increasing number of other things sold online, sometimes it's worth double-checking the new price by going in with a different browser (or the same one completely cleaned) or, ideally,...
Jun 20, 14, 2:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By ccharles

Situations like this are one of the few remaining...

Situations like this are one of the few remaining reasons to maintain a United Club membership; the agents in there still tend to be much better and more helpful than the ones outside.
May 16, 14, 1:53 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,233
Posted By ccharles

This thread is interesting, have seen several of...

This thread is interesting, have seen several of these lately but thought I was just unlucky!
Most recent example: May 7 approx 8:30 pm departure EWR-SFO, after boarding we were told that crew was...
Mar 17, 14, 2:16 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 23,189
Posted By ccharles

Twice last week saw GS complement pulled out and...

Twice last week saw GS complement pulled out and boarded first. Maybe this is a new policy. If so, problem solved, although one of them got excited when his name was called and asked if his upgrade...
Feb 19, 14, 3:41 pm
Replies: 725
Views: 147,151
Posted By ccharles

Had the unexpected 'pleasure' of spending 6 hours...

Had the unexpected 'pleasure' of spending 6 hours in one of these IFE-free 739s yesterday CUN-SFO. I didn't know these were out there, so wasn't too happy. OTOH it was a blessing in a way, because...
Dec 11, 13, 6:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By ccharles

I didn't really think so, but with UA's systems...

I didn't really think so, but with UA's systems you never really know...
Dec 11, 13, 6:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By ccharles

Segment credit for return to gate?

My son is on UA 1617 tonight ORD-SFO. It's a mess; they left the gate 40 mins late due to missing fuel paperwork and the fact that someone had removed the starting cart from the gate. They taxied out...
Dec 11, 13, 6:06 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,189
Posted By ccharles

In a word? YES. Has happened to me twice...

In a word? YES.
Has happened to me twice despite logo on BP, was told there was nothing wrong with my pre-check status; I was just a random choice.
Nov 4, 13, 4:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,571
Posted By ccharles

My thoughts exactly. If it were a longer flight,...

My thoughts exactly. If it were a longer flight, sure, the seating proximity would mean more to me.
Oct 27, 13, 4:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By ccharles

I sympathize deeply with the OP. I had the exact...

I sympathize deeply with the OP. I had the exact same experience with Hilton last month: I had a reservation for three nights and needed to change it to two (the same first two dates of the...
Oct 23, 13, 1:31 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,963
Posted By ccharles

^^ I really miss PMUA when it was almost...

^^ I really miss PMUA when it was almost instantaneous. I detest booking flights with R space and then waiting and checking and waiting and checking until they get around to ticketing. Haven't lost...
Jul 19, 13, 3:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,935
Posted By ccharles

Thanks for posting this, a very easy same-day...

Thanks for posting this, a very easy same-day turn from SFO with comfortable hours. The 30-minute connection time in ELP doesn't worry me, as the return to IAH on the same flight number is almost...
Feb 8, 13, 4:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By ccharles

Not bad for SFO; it's hard to find deals from...

Not bad for SFO; it's hard to find deals from here. I couldn't find a same-day turn that worked both ways through IAH, but was able to book SFO-IAH-CLE-ORD-SFO on .bomb as a multi-city routing.
Nov 15, 12, 2:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By ccharles

Not sure about this... came in SFO-IAD yesterday...

Not sure about this... came in SFO-IAD yesterday on UA477, an international new config 772, going back tonight (if they get the weight and balance computer problems fixed!) on UA723, another...
Nov 15, 12, 2:08 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,360
Posted By ccharles

Not sure about this... came in SFO-IAD yesterday...

Not sure about this... came in SFO-IAD yesterday on UA477, an international new config 772, going back tonight (if they get the weight and balance computer problems fixed!) on UA723, another...
Oct 5, 12, 10:16 am
Replies: 112
Views: 34,241
Posted By ccharles

There seem to be a lot of very negative reviews...

There seem to be a lot of very negative reviews on the web. There was also a discussion in the Amex forum here on FT back in 2007-8 when Amex offered it as a Platinum benefit. Nothing negative in...
Aug 21, 12, 2:32 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 20,071
Posted By ccharles

Or it was a trial balloon.... :D

Or it was a trial balloon.... :D
Jul 31, 12, 4:04 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,896
Posted By ccharles

Under no circumstances should the older threads...

Under no circumstances should the older threads be deleted. :td::td::td:

I think many of us still use, read, and like some of them, although they may not require updating with new posts. In...
Jun 9, 12, 12:26 pm
Replies: 694
Views: 77,698
Posted By ccharles

Perhaps someone who has experienced the new...

Perhaps someone who has experienced the new arrangements could start a thread that will clearly be needed:

Everything You Wanted to Know About Where to Sit on the T3Bus :D
Jun 9, 12, 11:48 am
Replies: 694
Views: 77,698
Posted By ccharles

This makes no sense to me at all. Are they...

This makes no sense to me at all. Are they abandoning the huge check-in counter in T4? And imagine the increased security wait if all the T4 pax are going through security in T3 after checking in and...
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