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Yesterday, 9:39 pm
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Posted By Sopwith

If only people knew how common this is in the...

If only people knew how common this is in the engineering world, and not just the aviation engineering world.



I would substitute the word ďcheapĒ for ďlazyĒ. Thatís almost always the dominant...
Dec 5, 19, 1:31 pm
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Views: 10,074
Posted By Sopwith

Actually, I need to clarify: Once I'm on...

Actually, I need to clarify:

Once I'm on board and the plane is actually airborne AC is reasonably good provided you manage to get a decent seat. It's everything that happens before that that is...
Dec 5, 19, 11:55 am
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Views: 10,074
Posted By Sopwith

I've flown enough on AC to know I don't like them.

I've flown enough on AC to know I don't like them.
Dec 5, 19, 11:36 am
Dec 3, 19, 12:22 am
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

Just updated the app: ...

Just updated the app:

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Dec 2, 19, 9:59 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 10,616
Posted By Sopwith

While I donít disagree with this, where we need...

While I donít disagree with this, where we need more of this type of thinking is in the executive suite. As it stands, the customer-facing staff are not supported and not empowered. As Iíve pointed...
Nov 30, 19, 6:39 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 36,183
Posted By Sopwith

So it looks like I'm PNG at WestJet :(. It...

So it looks like I'm PNG at WestJet :(. It seems there's something in the fine print about being ineligible if you've had another status match in the last three years.

Lost opportunity for WS,...
Nov 29, 19, 6:49 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 24,103
Posted By Sopwith

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

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Nov 28, 19, 1:37 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

The app on my iPhone shows an upcoming booking...

The app on my iPhone shows an upcoming booking with the new PNR. The app on my iPad shows the same booking twice: once with the old PNR and once with the new one. :rolleyes:
Nov 26, 19, 8:55 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

FWIW, the twitterati are not happy either. Itís...

FWIW, the twitterati are not happy either. Itís not just us.
Nov 24, 19, 3:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,426
Posted By Sopwith

The year to earn status is Jan 1 - Dec 31. The...

The year to earn status is Jan 1 - Dec 31. The status runs from March 1 - Feb 28 (or 29 in 2020).
Nov 22, 19, 5:49 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 36,183
Posted By Sopwith

Last time around I sent a copy of the digital...

Last time around I sent a copy of the digital card and got rejected until I sent a photo of the plastic card. This time I sent the photo again, havenít heard back yet.
Nov 22, 19, 5:46 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 36,183
Posted By Sopwith

So a long-term, now retired WS employee is now...

So a long-term, now retired WS employee is now consulting for AC. Sounds a lot like



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Nov 22, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 205
Views: 36,183
Posted By Sopwith

I sent in my application on Wednesday. I was...

I sent in my application on Wednesday. I was going to post here that I didn't even get an acknowledgement, but I just found it in my junk folder. Says I will hear back in <14 days. We'll see.
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Nov 21, 19, 8:05 pm
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Views: 458,053
Posted By Sopwith

As a (semi?) retired engineering company leader I...

As a (semi?) retired engineering company leader I can tell you that it should be required reading for a lot more than just engineering company leaders. Iím thinking primarily of clients of...
Nov 20, 19, 7:40 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

Funny, it doesnít mention the fuelling stops in...

Funny, it doesnít mention the fuelling stops in YYT, KEF, EDI and AMS.
Nov 20, 19, 1:17 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

These are not "kinks". This is screw-up of the...

These are not "kinks". This is screw-up of the first order.
Nov 20, 19, 12:29 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

I was able to add an existing AE flight to the...

I was able to add an existing AE flight to the app after I found out almost by accident from the AC web site that the booking reference has changed. :rolleyes: However there is absolutely no useful...
Nov 18, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,459
Posted By Sopwith

I have done YVR-YXJ on both multiple times in the...

I have done YVR-YXJ on both multiple times in the last few years. Thereís not enough difference to worry about. AC has a better schedule and frequency ex YVR. The big issue is shoulder room, not...
Nov 18, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 55,136
Posted By Sopwith

Utter crap (as usual with AC).

Utter crap (as usual with AC).
Nov 18, 19, 10:56 am
Replies: 80
Views: 10,280
Posted By Sopwith

"Reasonable" is a word invented by lawyers for...

"Reasonable" is a word invented by lawyers for the express purpose of creating more wealth for more lawyers.
Nov 17, 19, 11:47 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 42,981
Posted By Sopwith

So I just noticed that this thread has gained...

So I just noticed that this thread has gained some legs since I first asked the question almost nine years ago. Iíve skimmed through the last two or three pages, and what I take from it is this: ...
Nov 17, 19, 10:25 am
Replies: 80
Views: 10,280
Posted By Sopwith

It seems to me that this argument assumes there...

It seems to me that this argument assumes there are a lot of customers who wouldn't fly at all if it wasn't for Swoop or a Swoop alternative with similar low fares. Seems doubtful. Most of this ilk...
Nov 13, 19, 8:43 pm
Replies: 594
Views: 75,054
Posted By Sopwith

That’s me waving from my front yard, just below...

That’s me waving from my front yard, just below dead centre. ^
Nov 12, 19, 8:48 pm
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Views: 916
Posted By Sopwith

Well known, perhaps, but Iím not sure about the...

Well known, perhaps, but Iím not sure about the ďperfectlyĒ part. If Iím dealing directly with an airline and push comes to shove at least I can go 15 minutes down the road and be face to face with...
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