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May 21, 15, 3:07 pm
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Posted By kboo

So she was able to used the BA "manage my...

So she was able to used the BA "manage my booking" even if booked on aa.com? This seems to me to be the only potential advantage to booking on ba.com.

I would love the aft facing seat pair if I...
May 21, 15, 2:06 pm
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Posted By kboo

Thanks - I'll take a look.

Thanks - I'll take a look.
May 21, 15, 2:05 pm
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Views: 3,119
Posted By kboo

Seriously?? Even if bought through BA? ...

Seriously?? Even if bought through BA?

Unfortunately, I'd probably rather have a poorly located BA Club World seat than a business class seat on AA or El Al metal.
May 21, 15, 1:39 pm
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Posted By kboo

And what about seat selection? I think booking...

And what about seat selection? I think booking through AA I can't pick seats upon reserving (?)... I'm especially thinking of the 747 upper deck... :) (and NOT the middle seats on the lower deck!)
May 21, 15, 12:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,119
Posted By kboo

Book BA flight or AA codeshare? (BA metal)

Flying JFK-LHR-TLV in business next month and I'm wondering whether it makes a difference (in miles, seat selection, or anything else) to book the flight (on BA metal) as an AA codeshare or as a BA...
May 8, 15, 1:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By kboo

Not quite bereavement fare ... not quite make a wish... (trigger)

Trigger warning:

A friend has a baby (only child) who is dying of a brain tumor. He likely has less than a month to live. The baby's mom would like to get her sister and best friend to be with...
Apr 29, 15, 9:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By kboo

Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I think on...

Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I think on your YYZ-JFK leg you'll clear customs into the US while in Toronto. So you *should* have full access to the AA terminals (8/9) at JFK. Are you flying...
Apr 29, 15, 9:32 am
Replies: 127
Views: 34,828
Posted By kboo

Chances of free upgrade?

I realized it's been over a year since I've been here... ! Taking the family (DH and the kid) to Disney World tomorrow, JFK-MCO. Last summer when we did this trip, we got free upgraded when checking...
Mar 14, 14, 1:35 pm
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Views: 1,941
Posted By kboo

Openskies business class v. ClubWorld?

Hi all, was wondering if any of you road warriors here could comment on openskies' business class (specifically, EWR-ORY) compares to ClubWorld on BA? I've flown upper deck, club world (business)...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 14, 14, 1:22 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,464
Posted By kboo

I guess then it comes down to a question of...

I guess then it comes down to a question of whether openskies' biz seats are better than the 767s, and also whether it's worth a layover at LHR to try the new 77W biz class.
Forum: oneworld
Mar 14, 14, 12:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,464
Posted By kboo

Thanks! It seems like openskies is a bit more...

Thanks! It seems like openskies is a bit more posh than the 767s AA flies (Which I have taken many times,so there is the novelty of it too). I'll go look for reviews of openskies in biz...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 14, 14, 12:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,464
Posted By kboo

Thanks for your quick response - my question was...

Thanks for your quick response - my question was really about which business class is a nicer experience (and is it worth connecting thru LHR to try the new 77W). Company is paying for the ticket so...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 14, 14, 11:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,464
Posted By kboo

Best oneworld Business Class options to Paris

Been years since I've posted - that's what having a kid does to my frequent business travel...

Anyway... Heading to Paris in a couple weeks for business, and I'm flying out of the NYC area. Looks...
Oct 12, 11, 12:26 pm
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Views: 224,834
Posted By kboo

ah, thanks. that's annoying, then, since the...

ah, thanks. that's annoying, then, since the first AAgent I spoke to made it sound like there actually was inventory at the time I booked. boo.
Oct 12, 11, 9:26 am
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Views: 224,834
Posted By kboo

SWUs (eVIPs) and Expert Flyer availability

Hi all - sorry for this post but I'm a little rusty as I haven't been flying as much in the last year...

I'm booked in JFK-LHR (RT) coach but booked the tickets over the phone with an AAgent...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 6, 11, 11:20 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,347
Posted By kboo

Thanks for your response! Taking the...

Thanks for your response!

Taking the London-Manchester leg by train is good advice. I think we will do that. The few times I've flown into/through Heathrow it's been an ... experience.

I...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 3, 11, 4:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,347
Posted By kboo

oneworld Visit Europe ticket ex JFK - is it worth it? Factors to consider?

Husband and I are traveling in Europe in November for a work/pleasure trip - with a 2 month old infant. We are going to the following cities in this order due to work constraints -

Leaving JFK - ...
Nov 12, 10, 6:43 am
Replies: 247
Views: 54,165
Posted By kboo

You may have to check in in person on dom leg - I...

You may have to check in in person on dom leg - I recently did LGA-ORD-PVG with waitlisted evip and could not check in online. They checked all my travel docs and visa on check in at LGA and issued...
Nov 12, 10, 6:35 am
Nov 11, 10, 11:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By kboo

Anyone know status of flt 358 (BUR-JFK) departing 11/11 and arr 11/12?

My sister is on the flight, they just got word that they are stopping in SLC due to "winds" somewhere. Jetblue.com seems to be reflecting this change, with an arrival at JFK delayed from 5:30am to...
Replies: 30
Views: 3,992
Posted By kboo

I totally agree. Just got home after China...

I totally agree. Just got home after China Eastern IRROPS would have had me missing my international connection home. Completely unhelpful. I would have gotten home, at best, 24 hours later. Instead,...
Oct 22, 10, 8:43 am
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Views: 224,834
Posted By kboo

Bleh. That's the situation I'm in tomorrow on...

Bleh. That's the situation I'm in tomorrow on ORD-PVG. EF showing J0 I0 D0, but EF seat map shows 3 open seats and 2 blocked. Called AA and they said, business class is completely sold out, I...
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Views: 317,407
Posted By kboo

Got the snail mail, confirming lifetime PLT

The miles pushing me over 2MM posted 9/20/10.
I got the email on 9/30/10.
4 eVIPs that I didn't even know I got, posted to my account sometime in early-mid-October.
Snail mail received...
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Views: 317,407
Posted By kboo

Forgot to add, this is a hedge against divorce,...

Forgot to add, this is a hedge against divorce, too. If he wants to bask in my lifetime PLT glory and the attendant benefits, he has to stay with me. :D
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Views: 317,407
Posted By kboo

Congrats, nsane1 and gemac!! gemac, thanks...

Congrats, nsane1 and gemac!!

gemac, thanks for the reassurance and for remembering Dr. kboo...! :) I haven't been on the forum much this year since my work travel has decreased considerably....
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