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Aug 4, 20, 6:40 pm
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Posted By lincolnjkc

CLE is weird (I can say that living here for 15...

CLE is weird (I can say that living here for 15 years)-- in the most recent pre-world-ending-iteration PRE was only* available at the "B" checkpoint -- so the CLEAR lanes at B were dedicated PRE...
Aug 3, 20, 11:26 am
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Posted By lincolnjkc

If anything I value CLEAR now more than I did a...

If anything I value CLEAR now more than I did a year ago -- less time spent in queues, no-touch, no having to take mask off for TSA (had to do that in BDL a couple weeks ago and that made me feel...
Jul 29, 20, 1:05 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 48,261
Posted By lincolnjkc

I haven't been to the airport in a week or so but...

I haven't been to the airport in a week or so but back then all indications were "we're ready whenever corporate gives us the go-ahead" so it wouldn't surprise me in the slightest -- even if it is a...
Jul 27, 20, 6:25 am
Replies: 630
Views: 78,635
Posted By lincolnjkc

I think I'm at ~25% with 1B/1E actually remaining...

I think I'm at ~25% with 1B/1E actually remaining open on the 737 fleet and 0% Row 1 blockage on the CR7 fleet (the only fleet types I've had more than a single flight on since the world ended) --...
Jul 24, 20, 8:58 am
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Posted By lincolnjkc

Consistency or timeliness of onboard...

Consistency or timeliness of onboard announcements has never been a strong suit of UA. In my dozen flights since all this started I don't think I've heard the same information from flight to flight. ...
Jul 21, 20, 6:48 am
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Posted By lincolnjkc

YMMV and I don't have a sample big enough to say...

YMMV and I don't have a sample big enough to say definitively, but in my case I've seen everything from "we're in a potential over-sale situation and are looking for volunteers who have the...
Jul 17, 20, 4:45 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 48,261
Posted By lincolnjkc

Both C17 and D are definitely in the basement (D...

Both C17 and D are definitely in the basement (D is usually where I pass my time in IAD based on an overwhelming % of departing flights being high-high C or D ... unless they're in that...
Jul 17, 20, 12:24 pm
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Posted By lincolnjkc

Until you said "years ago" I was going to ask you...

Until you said "years ago" I was going to ask you if it was a white BMW with a Vermont license plate :D

And renting from franchisees always scares me -- I've had some odd paperwork issues over the...
Jul 17, 20, 9:15 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By lincolnjkc

I really wish United would leverage the data...

I really wish United would leverage the data available within the organization (maybe siloed but it's still there) in many ways but I think the FT community is very different than the average flyer...
Jul 17, 20, 9:05 am
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Views: 48,261
Posted By lincolnjkc

IAD question: walked from D6 to the end of C and...

IAD question: walked from D6 to the end of C and back waiting for a connection today (anyone curious my watch logged it as almost a full mile round trip).... Anyone know why C7 is the club UA has...
Jul 15, 20, 7:02 pm
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Views: 25,166
Posted By lincolnjkc

I'm not overly concerned with the CUSS kiosks --...

I'm not overly concerned with the CUSS kiosks -- rather agents have been plentiful and at my home airport we've used the time to catch up while they check me/my bag in (they have my PNR up before I...
Jul 15, 20, 4:39 pm
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Posted By lincolnjkc

"This car doesn't exist"

Had an odd one today at BDL... Just curious if anyone has experienced this or knows from the inside how this could happen...

(Dollar/Thrifty-branded) Bus dropped me off at the Presidents Circle...
Jul 15, 20, 8:52 am
Replies: 143
Views: 25,166
Posted By lincolnjkc

Order of the British empire? I've actually...

Order of the British empire?

I've actually collected more card stock passes since all of this started than before (about 100% of flights if you include battlefield upgrades, maybe 90%)... Who...
Jul 14, 20, 6:52 pm
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Views: 99,123
Posted By lincolnjkc

It's funny you mention that -- my wife flew for...

It's funny you mention that -- my wife flew for the first time since all of this started last week and she was like "TSA was so easy ... fast, gave him my ID, he said take off the mask, ok. Done."...
Jul 6, 20, 7:20 am
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Posted By lincolnjkc

​​Not at all intentional but a few weeks ago I...

​​Not at all intentional but a few weeks ago I was flying and asked at the gate if there was really anyone seated next to me or if it was a blocked not because I was concerned about having someone...
Jul 2, 20, 6:38 pm
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Views: 48,261
Posted By lincolnjkc

I can't say I "know" anything :D -- this is what...

I can't say I "know" anything :D -- this is what I've synthesized from various conversations on various dates with a handful of people I trust in the recent past hence why I called it the rumor...
Jul 2, 20, 3:18 pm
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Views: 48,261
Posted By lincolnjkc

Being my home club, it's my favorite club in the...

Being my home club, it's my favorite club in the system so I'm a little biased... Unfortunately several [not all, thankfully!] of the club's best agents took the June 30th retirement package so while...
Jul 1, 20, 12:12 pm
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Posted By lincolnjkc

In the past two weeks I've been through CLEAR in...

In the past two weeks I've been through CLEAR in CLE - IAD - CLE - LAX (in that order) and only got the gift bag at IAD (some older/more manager-looking CLEAR employee popped out of the shadows and...
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Jun 30, 20, 6:29 pm
Replies: 2,346
Views: 300,475
Posted By lincolnjkc

So today was the official last day for some fine...

So today was the official last day for some fine UA agents (some had last working day well before today) ... was able to drop off some flowers and treats to thank those UA agents leaving us and...
Jun 30, 20, 9:37 am
Replies: 2,993
Views: 661,247
Posted By lincolnjkc

Depends on when previously it was booked thanks...

Depends on when previously it was booked thanks to the "3 different waivers" mentioned.

If it was booked sometime between the first waivers (March?) and today the fare rules should have the...
Jun 29, 20, 3:26 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 9,016
Posted By lincolnjkc

I've been solicited to volunteer for DB more...

I've been solicited to volunteer for DB more times in the past two weeks than I was the entirety of 2019 (based on flight availability I declined all and I didn't hear anyone actually get...
Jun 28, 20, 9:49 am
Replies: 630
Views: 78,635
Posted By lincolnjkc

Based on the number of people I'm seeing on UA...

Based on the number of people I'm seeing on UA flights and the behavior of those people I don't think very many people flying have any concern in their personal confidence about health safety on...
Jun 26, 20, 9:44 pm
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Views: 661,247
Posted By lincolnjkc

Under the heading of "not getting yelled at for...

Under the heading of "not getting yelled at for giving wrong information" given the level of confusion with dates, overlapping waivers, other exceptions, etc. I can see agents defaulting to the most...
Jun 26, 20, 12:39 pm
Replies: 630
Views: 78,635
Posted By lincolnjkc

I’ve brought a bottle of soda with me on each...

I’ve brought a bottle of soda with me on each segment plus some munchable items (chips, pretzels, etc. stuffed in my bag).

Today’s flights everyone got a pretzel/stroopwaffle/water bag with other...
Jun 26, 20, 11:28 am
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Views: 78,635
Posted By lincolnjkc

Of 4 segments in the past week...

Of 4 segments in the past week (CLE-IAD/IAD-CLE/CLE-ORD-LAX [where I am now]) flights have been going full

CLE-IAD (E70) there were ~2-3 empty seats in total on the aircraft. Fairly low key...
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