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Posted By Pocoloco

Flew the route in business and eco this year: ...

Flew the route in business and eco this year:

Gives you 1,000 miles in business and 750 in eco, but probably worth taking th eco flight as it is only THB 1,000 (per leg) difference.

Best...
Nov 8, 07, 2:47 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

You might reconsider using miles her for...

You might reconsider using miles her for upgrades. I always found the route BKK-DXB-BKK very affordable for business class (about THB 45,000 round trip - even if you buy the ticket as an airport...
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Posted By Pocoloco

To the topic of OS business class, let me add a...

To the topic of OS business class, let me add a word of warning. On medium haul routes, check carefully what aircraft is operated on the route.

For example DXB-VIE (overnight!) is operated with a...
Jul 26, 07, 12:38 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Thank you everyone. This is good advice. ...

Thank you everyone. This is good advice.

Best, Pocoloco
Jul 25, 07, 7:48 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

NRT-IAD - UA newbie

I have never flown UA before but will take the NRT-IAD-NRT flight in September. What is the UA C class on this route like? (especially the seat). Any other secret hints and tips are certainly...
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Jun 27, 07, 7:16 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Here my 50 cent. I would recommend the following...

Here my 50 cent. I would recommend the following simple procedure:

- Go to departure level
- Leave through a gate towards the end of the hall (#6 and up - more meter friendly taxi drivers...
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Posted By Pocoloco

DXB to MXP - LX or LH?

I will be flying soon from Dubai (DXB) to Milan (MXP) in C class. There is an LX option via ZRH and an LH option via FRA, basically flying in parallel.

I don't care about the connecting flight in...
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Posted By Pocoloco

On the way back to the airport, the taking the...

On the way back to the airport, the taking the train to DME might be a good option.

You can already check in for your flight at the train station.

Also, I found the train service to DME very...
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Posted By Pocoloco

Which 747

LH seems to have different versions of 747 - only one of them with new business class seats (lie-flat seats). Is there anyway to find out which one is deployed on a particular route (i.e. FRA-BKK)?
Mar 23, 07, 2:51 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Although not a regular poster, I would welcome a...

Although not a regular poster, I would welcome a merger. Isn't this the easiest solution after all for posters, readers etc.?
Mar 23, 07, 2:41 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

On the row: I never found the bulkhead...

On the row: I never found the bulkhead particularly unplesant. Avoid rows 7+ (less pitch, not usable overhead bin for seats in wing area and there seems to be a row with not window (again 7?))

On...
Feb 14, 07, 11:28 pm
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Posted By Pocoloco

Just around the corner from the Sheraton is the...

Just around the corner from the Sheraton is the "Cabbages and Condoms" restaurant (in Sukumvit Soi 12, probably 500 feet from the SGS)

It might be an idea as
- you can dine outside (which is...
Jan 30, 07, 10:26 pm
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Posted By Pocoloco

Don't worry about the passport control when...

Don't worry about the passport control when 'leaving' Switzerland. I have never had more than 5 people in front of me, even during rush hours. And if you go back around 9.00-9.15, which is well past...
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Posted By Pocoloco

There is one reason to show the card that I know...

There is one reason to show the card that I know of.

If you are flying economy class and enter the lounge based on your Senator status, the airline that issued the Senator card will be charged...
Nov 7, 06, 3:53 pm
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Posted By Pocoloco

Good news for you - Swiss A330 flights have...

Good news for you - Swiss A330 flights have personal monitors in Economic class. They are in the back of the seat in front of you. You can adjust the tilt.

Best, PL
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Posted By Pocoloco

f4freeJunior: I consider it one of the nicer...

f4freeJunior: I consider it one of the nicer lounges around.

Quite bright and spacious
Selection of Swiss newspapers of the day
One TV, few internet stations
Rich food and beverage buffet...
Aug 23, 06, 10:32 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

In there is 3 lounges in Zurich to mention here. ...

In there is 3 lounges in Zurich to mention here.
- Swiss lounge (worst)
- Star lounge (middle)
- 'Bellevue' lounge (best)

If departing from the A gates, only the Star and Swiss lounge are...
Aug 16, 06, 4:42 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Daytime flights usually land on Runway 14. Not...

Daytime flights usually land on Runway 14. Not too much to see during the approach but the German Black Forest so side doesn't really matter.

Evening flights usually land on Runway 28. Alps, etc...
Jul 27, 06, 2:42 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Helps even more. I always overhear the 'boarding...

Helps even more. I always overhear the 'boarding pass stub tearing' agent telling the 'pre-printed luggage tag holding' agent "This gentleman is in business", and the luggage tag agent backs off.
...
Jul 19, 06, 8:17 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Your JFK-ZRH flight will arrive at the E terminal...

Your JFK-ZRH flight will arrive at the E terminal - and the ZRH-SIN flight will depart again from the E terminal. Transferring between the E-Gates in Zurich is very convenient and fast - you will...
Jun 30, 06, 5:23 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

As SmilingBoy said, BRN is probably the most...

As SmilingBoy said, BRN is probably the most convenient airport to Gerzensee. If the extra baggage allowance doen't work on the LX code share, would still consider paying the 50 francs as gas from/to...
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Posted By Pocoloco

You might want to consider LX from DME. As I...

You might want to consider LX from DME. As I understood, FTLs have access there (at least had last year). Lounge is not too big but quite nice (relatively new, nice view on the apron)

Cheers,...
Apr 22, 06, 4:56 am
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Posted By Pocoloco

Collect promotions

Hi there,

With Swiss TravelClub there used to be monthly collect miles promotions. I.e. '3x miles to LCY', '2x miles to BCN' etc promotions with typically about 10 destinations that changed...
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Posted By Pocoloco

I always wondered why queues for securitiy checks...

I always wondered why queues for securitiy checks are always this long in Zurich. In fact I find them by far the longest queues of any major airport in Europe.

On the other hand, no other airport...
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Posted By Pocoloco

I'd support that too, it was better when it was...

I'd support that too, it was better when it was sticky.

I also think that the merger sticky can be removed.

Pl
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