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Oct 28, 14, 7:02 pm
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Views: 1,510
Posted By Max Power

Huh? What's this all about, would you please...

Huh?

What's this all about, would you please explain it more thoroughly?
Oct 28, 14, 6:54 pm
Replies: 4,369
Views: 911,999
Posted By Max Power

Talking BC Ferries, maybe?

BC Ferries, maybe?
May 31, 14, 12:00 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By Max Power

I think that the concept of tying lifetime SE to...

I think that the concept of tying lifetime SE to an age (my suggestion would be nominal retirement age, 65) for 1MM or 2MM folks is a sensible idea that is worth exploring more.

I don't know what...
May 29, 14, 3:14 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,608
Posted By Max Power

That is possible, however, the worst that can...

That is possible, however, the worst that can happen is that I will phone them and then be advised that I can't skip the segment.



First change is free for SuperElites. But I get your point.
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May 28, 14, 10:14 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 12,246
Posted By Max Power

OK, that is a very fair comment. I simply quoted...

OK, that is a very fair comment. I simply quoted YYZ Nomad's post, because all but 2 of his comments perfectly matched my own irritants.

If I had to pick just one - and this is the one that has...
May 28, 14, 2:27 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,608
Posted By Max Power

I booked two Aeroplan reward tickets today that...

I booked two Aeroplan reward tickets today that had an outbound route of YUL-GVA and then GVA-ZRH. I asked the Aeroplan agent if it was permitted to skip the GVA-ZRH segment (so I could take the...
May 28, 14, 2:21 am
Replies: 123
Views: 12,246
Posted By Max Power

You read my mind, those are my complaints...

You read my mind, those are my complaints exactly. I have had many bad experiences with flight attendants in TATL and TPAC J class in the past 2 years, and am now doing the bulk of my flying on...
Apr 18, 14, 5:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,157
Posted By Max Power

Personally, I prefer 6A. Row 1 is too close to...

Personally, I prefer 6A. Row 1 is too close to the front (noisy flight attendants yakking in the galley), and Row 11 is too close to the front row of the economy cabin... the odds of having small...
Mar 27, 14, 9:24 am
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By Max Power

Clever response by Air Canada to the ground handling strike at Frankfurt

I'm sitting in the lounge in Frankfurt at the moment, waiting to board AC 877 to Toronto. AC expects an on-time departure for this flight.

The ground staff (baggage handlers, etc.) here at...
Jan 2, 14, 11:25 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 21,254
Posted By Max Power

You know you fly too much when your annual...

You know you fly too much when your annual Aeroplan mile accumulation is over 200,000 miles, but the annual kilometer increase on the car is only 1,100 km (because you are never at home to use the...
Jan 2, 14, 11:08 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By Max Power

Well, there's nothing inherently wrong with Air...

Well, there's nothing inherently wrong with Air Canada doing all of the above.

I just wish that Air Canada would have explained all the changes to us, the customers, as plainly and simply as you...
Jan 2, 14, 10:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Max Power

Hi Stranger: Thanks for explaining...

Hi Stranger:

Thanks for explaining everything so well. Now I understand what happened, and why.
Dec 31, 13, 7:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Max Power

Interesting observation about E-Upgrade priority

The wife and I travelled from Toronto to Zurich and back this week. We had identical tickets, both relatively inexpensive Flex fares. I'm SE and MM, my wife's a nobody with Aeroplan, but she is on...
Dec 31, 13, 6:54 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By Max Power

I gotta agree with Quoxton, I can't for the life...

I gotta agree with Quoxton, I can't for the life of me figure out what the difference is between Aeroplan, Altitude, and Distinction.

Mind you, I'm not what you would call a 'frequent flyer' on...
Dec 3, 13, 9:42 am
Replies: 456
Views: 73,337
Posted By Max Power

Hi BlondeBomber: Ah, excellent point you...

Hi BlondeBomber:

Ah, excellent point you made about the upgrade credits, I totally forgot about that aspect of things.

Thanks for your wise advice. I remember you gave me some good advice once...
Dec 3, 13, 7:08 am
Replies: 456
Views: 73,337
Posted By Max Power

1.2 million miles, but I'm 607 miles short...

Hi Gang:

Below is my annual mileage as of today. I've been Super Elite for 5 years in a row, and I'm a million mile member. As you can see, I'm presently 607 miles short of requalifying for SE...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Dec 2, 13, 2:39 am
Replies: 145
Views: 26,195
Posted By Max Power

I won't fly on an airline that has crappy service...

I won't fly on an airline that has crappy service (elderly, burned-out flight attendants) just to get points with the airline alliance I have status with.

For example, given a choice between...
Nov 5, 13, 12:32 pm
Replies: 1,486
Views: 254,629
Posted By Max Power

There is very little price difference between F...

There is very little price difference between F and J on some of the longer F flights. By way of example, I just booked a one-way ticket in J from Dhaka to BKK, connecting to F on the A380 from BKK...
Sep 1, 13, 4:17 am
Replies: 103
Views: 23,076
Posted By Max Power

Not by much, especially if you have to spend a...

Not by much, especially if you have to spend a month here.

Michael
Aug 28, 13, 8:50 am
Replies: 103
Views: 23,076
Posted By Max Power

I've been staying at the LM in KK for the past 2...

I've been staying at the LM in KK for the past 2 weeks (a business trip), I have another 2 weeks to go here.

I'm generally pretty happy with this hotel, by small-town Asia standards, it's very...
Jun 25, 13, 6:19 am
Replies: 140
Views: 24,651
Posted By Max Power

No certificate for safety training (or any other...

No certificate for safety training (or any other form of training) is required in order to ride in a flight compartment jumpseat.

In practice, air carriers restrict jumpseat travel to crew members...
May 27, 13, 5:07 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,583
Posted By Max Power

So far as I am concerned, as long as the plane...

So far as I am concerned, as long as the plane arrives on the same day it is supposed to arrive, that's good enough for me. But - all most all my flights are intercontinental, and I make a point of...
May 27, 13, 4:50 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,946
Posted By Max Power

I never watch the TV when I fly, and I make a...

I never watch the TV when I fly, and I make a point of telling the in-charge flight attendant that I am willing to change cubicles with any other passenger that might happen to have a busted TV.
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Nov 28, 12, 5:58 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By Max Power

There are also two other significant...

There are also two other significant considerations that permit the carrier to safely dispense with the life jackets and the ditching demo:

1) The aircraft can easily maintain level flight in the...
Oct 20, 12, 2:08 am
Replies: 101
Views: 10,983
Posted By Max Power

Folks, just in case you missed it when you logged...

Folks, just in case you missed it when you logged in, the Air Canada Top Tier staff have provided us with a explanation of what happened and what they are doing, you can find that explanation at this...
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