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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 13, 21, 1:44 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 28,189
Posted By YVR guy

Cheap ground champagne

I was surprised to see EK serving that tasteless Veuve Clicquot NV champagne on the ground. You wouldn't see that on CX or SQ in long haul first class.
Sep 1, 20, 1:07 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 25,014
Posted By YVR guy

Champagne

I'm very impressed by the choice of Duval-LeRoy champagne. Well done indeed.
Jun 1, 20, 12:27 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 41,173
Posted By YVR guy

Give me a break. How many J-class meals would...

Give me a break. How many J-class meals would need to be prepared with the drastically reduced demand? Today I count 3 AC international flights departing from YYZ, and even if the J cabin was full,...
May 30, 20, 11:50 am
Replies: 165
Views: 41,173
Posted By YVR guy

Cost saving.... not health safety?

What is the rationale for such cuts in AC J class catering service (wine, drinks, food)? CX and other airlines offer almost full pre-Covid service in these areas. Salads and entre are kept covered...
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By YVR guy

Very good calm, rational inteview with PAL COO. ...

Very good calm, rational inteview with PAL COO. A few months ago I booked 4 Business Class tickets on PAL for December 2020, and now feel better after watching this video.
Forum: Trip Reports
May 15, 20, 9:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,316
Posted By YVR guy

Can't beat the champagne selection!

Great trip report. Very good use of your points... if only for the champagne and caviar! The Cristal Champagne is waay over-rated. Never tried Salon but would love to. I'd agree that Lanson vintage...
May 9, 20, 9:03 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 207,316
Posted By YVR guy

I have to PAY for status match???!!

I'm 1K MM on UA, MM on AC, and now am starting a project in CLT which is an AA hub. Is AA the only airline that actually CHARGES for a legit status match??! Crazy... no thanks... I guess you...
Apr 17, 20, 4:31 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 92,471
Posted By YVR guy

Incorporating the Seatbelt-Off event during the Captains announcement

I'll admit, this is one of the most trivial of things to complain about.

Why do UA captains have the propensity to highlight the turning off of the seatbelt sign during their announcement?
"We've...
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By YVR guy

PAL would not short check my bag for a 5 hour...

PAL would not short check my bag for a 5 hour connection in MNL. But for longer connections that likely involve a hotel stay... there was no problem short checking. In fact the agent advised...
Feb 25, 20, 11:22 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 9,218
Posted By YVR guy

Is it really too hard for FA's to admit that they...

Is it really too hard for FA's to admit that they were mistaken / wrong, and stand corrected? Here are your slippers sir. sigh....
Jan 14, 20, 2:22 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 47,977
Posted By YVR guy

Asking the gate agent's name is unnecessary in...

Asking the gate agent's name is unnecessary in this situation. I've had AC customer service deal with a problem agent just by giving them the flight details and physical description of the agent. ...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,988
Posted By YVR guy

I think Jollibee is at every terminal I believe,...

I think Jollibee is at every terminal I believe, but always landside. I saw it at T1. Just check google maps and zoom in. You'll see the locations.
Replies: 19
Views: 3,988
Posted By YVR guy

Absolutely incorrect. After just flying this trip...

Absolutely incorrect. After just flying this trip I had the option to transfer from T1 to T2 Airside or Landside.

However due to the long layover I opted to enter the country for a few hours. For...
Nov 11, 19, 6:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By YVR guy

AI gates in BKK?

What gates / concourse does AI use in BKK? I'm flying Business class BKK-DEL in the morning and hope to avoid the dreadful LOUIS TAVERN LOUNGE. But I suspect the SQ lounge is probably far away...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,988
Posted By YVR guy

PAL T1 - T2 transit and lounge options (long layover)

I'm flying YVR-MNL-BKK on a single reservation with Philippine Airlines in Business class. Unfortunately a very early morning arrival gives us about 5 hour layover.

1) Is the T1 to T2 transfer...
Oct 21, 19, 12:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,955
Posted By YVR guy

This happens all the time. Now I just...

This happens all the time. Now I just automatically place my drink and food order at the same time, regardless if the food cart has arrived yet.
Sep 25, 19, 4:49 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 100,024
Posted By YVR guy

BA will serve your own duty free wine on board?...

BA will serve your own duty free wine on board? How civilized... I wish Air Canada would do the same, but they strongly refuse, as I have asked.
Sep 10, 19, 8:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,505
Posted By YVR guy

Rebranded Pan Pacific now Sheraton Manila Bay

Yes it's the Pan Pacific hotel rebranded as Sheraton. Here's what it says on the Pan Pacific website:

Pan Pacific Manila will cease to be managed by Pan Pacific Hotels Group after 30 September...
Aug 12, 19, 12:19 am
Replies: 173
Views: 24,483
Posted By YVR guy

This is just nasty. Did you at least write in to...

This is just nasty. Did you at least write in to get your upgrade refunded? Although in this situation what proof do you have... they might just say "No, you flew in J" even though you didn't.
Jul 25, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,841
Posted By YVR guy

AC better than UA

I'm United 1K and can confirm that AC hard product is much better than UA. The food, presentation, napkin, wine, etc. is better on AC. FA's can be good or bad on either... I'm just making comparison...
Jul 24, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 186
Views: 20,903
Posted By YVR guy

Fully agree. Many customers still read the print...

Fully agree. Many customers still read the print version from the UC. If anything they could have reduced the amount of newspapers they carried... but United didn't have to ELIMINATE them totally....
Jul 9, 19, 5:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,872
Posted By YVR guy

Better to inform them. Make up some excuse......

Better to inform them. Make up some excuse... medical issue or something that would prevent you from returning to the gate.
Jul 8, 19, 1:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By YVR guy

Access was allowed

I can confirm that access to transborder pax was indeed allowed in the International MLL, as advised by 5mm
Jul 7, 19, 3:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By YVR guy

That wasn't the answer I was expecting, but very...

That wasn't the answer I was expecting, but very happy to hear that.

Thanks for the infomation.
Jul 7, 19, 1:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By YVR guy

Late night transborder flight - International MLL access permitted?

I'm flying YVR-IAH on UA. It is a late night departure at 23:30. The US Preclearnce access shuts down at 20:30, and the transborder MLL is closed. In this case, pax clear US customs in Houston....
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