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Sep 22, 19, 7:44 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 35,817
Posted By neilah

FT says 150,000 travelers stranded. From...

FT says 150,000 travelers stranded.

From the article...

“...[stranded holidaymakers are now] ... reliant on an effort by the government’s Civil Aviation Authority to put together the biggest...
Sep 22, 19, 7:33 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 35,817
Posted By neilah

Thomas Cook Enters Compulsory Liquidation

Just saw the headline notification from France24.

Sorry to anyone affected.
Sep 18, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By neilah

When I looked into this, my homeowner's policies...

When I looked into this, my homeowner's policies were second to Amex's policies -- neither of which cover 'business' articles. As a work-from-home consultant, it means that my personal laptop - if I...
May 14, 19, 6:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By neilah

Have you seen LARQ? Uses UV light under the...

Have you seen LARQ? Uses UV light under the bottle cap with a rechargeable battery (micro-USB). I bought two for Xmas gifts (one for myself :). I've used it twice.
https://www.livelarq.com
May 14, 19, 6:44 am
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By neilah

Annual Travel Insurance (non-medical): hit list

Please excuse the post -- I have been spending a few hours looking into travel insurance (flight cancellation / interruption / car rental / baggage). With all the flying I do, including lots of INTL...
Apr 30, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 446
Views: 28,553
Posted By neilah

Thanks, highupinthesky. I got to WAW early, stood...

Thanks, highupinthesky. I got to WAW early, stood in line 30 minutes before the desk opened, was #2 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) in line for SAS check-in,...
Apr 29, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 446
Views: 28,553
Posted By neilah

A little update. SAS apparently rebooked me on LH...

A little update. SAS apparently rebooked me on LH with SAS stock numbers, voiding out my LH tickets. Unfortunately, at this hour, no one is awake. Bummer.
Apr 29, 19, 4:52 am
Replies: 446
Views: 28,553
Posted By neilah

Just to let folks know -- the Facebook Messenger...

Just to let folks know -- the Facebook Messenger interface is the way to go -- at least it was for me.

My flight CPH > SFO SK0935 on 30 April 2019 was just canceled about 50 minutes ago (thanks,...
Jan 16, 19, 5:39 pm
Replies: 549
Views: 301,262
Posted By neilah

As the old saying goes, "If you want something...

As the old saying goes, "If you want something done right, do it yourself."

I've never asked Plat Concierge to book a timely reservation for me, but since the event is important (husband's bday),...
Aug 28, 17, 5:20 am
Replies: 42
Views: 11,730
Posted By neilah

With my Amex Plat and various memberships, I...

With my Amex Plat and various memberships, I bounce between clubs, regardless of whom I am flying for TATL or TPAC. I tend to use Cathay's lounge at SFO, the Centurion lounge when it's more...
Jul 19, 17, 2:14 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,361
Posted By neilah

I have been caught in ORD delays several too many...

I have been caught in ORD delays several too many times. I am sure many FTers have also. Avoid ORD at all costs, when possible.
Jul 9, 17, 11:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,718
Posted By neilah

This is super helpful for me, too. I'm an AA Plat...

This is super helpful for me, too. I'm an AA Plat and just status challenged to Delta as Gold. (I am flying to London on VA in a month, and another intl trip soon, so I should be good for the 12,500...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By neilah

I go to Bozeman regularly (single Dad, kids live...

I go to Bozeman regularly (single Dad, kids live with their mom), every month, for the last 7 years. I've stayed at most of the hotels in town.

Holiday Inn: Great check in experience, giant pool,...
Jul 7, 17, 6:01 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 14,534
Posted By neilah

OZ / *A: SFO<>DEL $648ai via Expedia

I think I may have found somewhat of a little run for Star Alliance members.

$648 ai via Expedia on Asiana, SFO > ICN > DEL, same routing on the way back.

17,060 miles says WebFlyer.

Dates...
Jul 1, 17, 1:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By neilah

Qatar / State-Sponsored Terrorism / 10% of AA?

Hello, fellow-FTers. I don't post very often.

Am I one of the few people that has a problem with the following?

A. Qatar is presently embroiled in a trade and diplomatic embargo by nearly all...
Jun 29, 17, 8:39 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,759
Posted By neilah

I second (or third) the Amex Platinum route. The...

I second (or third) the Amex Platinum route. The annual fee ($550) is high, but I find myself using my Plat card more and more as time goes on, and grants SkyClub access to the cardholder without...
Dec 21, 16, 10:12 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 6,858
Posted By neilah

I came here to learn more about what folks think...

I came here to learn more about what folks think about this situation. I've seen pax pulled more than a few times for strange behavior -- given that DL1 originated in LHR and Europe has plenty enough...
Nov 11, 16, 2:18 am
Replies: 1,447
Views: 246,265
Posted By neilah

I am surprised this route is so popular. I'm...

I am surprised this route is so popular.

I'm flying 193 LAX > HKG 11/15. I'm PLT flying on Y tix with two non-status companions, full-fare tickets. I'm new to AA (but have plenty of flying...
Sep 13, 16, 9:14 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By neilah

Just back from HK, and found this *terrific*...

Just back from HK, and found this *terrific* italian wine bar on Staunton in the midst of the fun, at Staunton and Aberdeen by PMQ.

"Stazione Novella". Ming Hing House, 52-56 Staunton St, Hong...
Sep 13, 16, 9:08 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,285
Posted By neilah

Just back from HK, and my T-Mo iPhone worked...

Just back from HK, and my T-Mo iPhone worked flawlessly. I clocked 220k down / 85k up at one point, but I wasn't religious about checking.

RE: Macau and lack of service -- I have had the same...
Sep 7, 16, 10:53 am
Replies: 255
Views: 847
Posted By neilah

Arrow ARCHIVE: HELP DESK & FAQ: Gold and Platinum Status Challenge as of 2017

Hi all. My Plat challenge period ends 9/9 and I'm 11k miles shy (of the 12.5k challenge) so I'm making a MR (at normal fare) tonight and will be back in the US Friday night.

Heading out TONIGHT on...
May 19, 16, 8:47 am
Replies: 260
Views: 72,581
Posted By neilah

"Airplane lifejackets have been found by search...

"Airplane lifejackets have been found by search teams looking for the missing Egyptair flight, report Reuters.

The vests were discovered in the southern Mediterranean by Greek authorities...
May 18, 16, 11:16 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 72,581
Posted By neilah

Having been in Cairo not that long ago -- you...

Having been in Cairo not that long ago -- you have more to worry over an unlicensed black taxi than an inflight problem.
May 18, 16, 9:38 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 72,581
Posted By neilah

From some sources: Airbus A320-232...

From some sources:

Airbus A320-232 equipment.

"The plane was at 37,000 ft and disappeared 80 miles (around 10 minutes) before entering Egyptian airspace."
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