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Aug 15, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By bofc

His facial expression looks like he just found...

His facial expression looks like he just found out his connecting flight was cancelled. Or he REALLY wanted peanuts not pretzels.
Aug 15, 19, 8:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,816
Posted By bofc

Time to grade on the curve. I think Alaska...

Time to grade on the curve. I think Alaska should give special status to anyone "achieving" 100,000 Q400 flight miles. Maybe a thermos of water for use in the bathroom and a special suitcase...
Aug 15, 19, 8:17 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,049
Posted By bofc

We know what that means - the markets AS hates...

We know what that means - the markets AS hates will soon feel this change (Attention OAK passengers: better wash your hands with soap and water before boarding).
Aug 15, 19, 8:10 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,645
Posted By bofc

I used to think having no elite level baggage...

I used to think having no elite level baggage handling was a fault. However, Alaska really does have the fastest baggage handling in the industry. I rarely wait more than 15 minutes. So I now...
May 10, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By bofc

Expensive Routings - Save $1,090! LAX-SFO, Choose Wisely!

I do enjoy looking at some of the fare options available at www.alaskaair.com (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/www.alaskaair.com). Example - SFO - LAX on 7/31. Options include:

- 11:00 am non-stop...
Apr 2, 19, 11:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,701
Posted By bofc

No worries. The cheese is offered so rarely...

No worries. The cheese is offered so rarely these days that there's little risk of that.
Apr 1, 19, 11:41 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By bofc

"People that are brand loyal will make the trek...

"People that are brand loyal will make the trek to another Bay Area airport."

So you're saying there is no point in an airline keeping flights at OAK because brand loyal East Bay customers will...
Mar 30, 19, 4:58 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By bofc

So you're saying "ALL AIRLINES" have specific...

So you're saying "ALL AIRLINES" have specific flights that don't operate as scheduled half the time? Sorry - not buying it. Again, we're not talking about flights being late - of course that...
Mar 28, 19, 9:01 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By bofc

Thanks. For those keeping score at home, that's...

Thanks. For those keeping score at home, that's three service problems on the same Oakland flight in the last six days. So half the time it didn't operate as scheduled (or at all). This is not...
Mar 28, 19, 1:22 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By bofc

Yes seriously. The exact same flight taking a hit...

Yes seriously. The exact same flight taking a hit twice in 6 days (on a schedule with just twice daily service)? Does that happen "across the network almost every day" on every other airline on...
Mar 27, 19, 9:24 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By bofc

Service Troubles Ahead?

During the dark days of the Horizon pilot shortage Oakland seemed like the canary in the bad service coal mine. Oakland flights were quick to be cancelled, equipment was used on other routes and the...
Mar 21, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,767
Posted By bofc

They can't because.....

An ETOPS certification applies to specific planes (not airlines). In the case of Southwest, the 800 MAX is not the model/plane that received the certification. So the reference to "they can't" was...
Mar 20, 19, 1:39 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 37,836
Posted By bofc

How Many "Free" Checked Bags.....?

Hi. I don't fly United frequently and have been unable to get this question answered despite multiple calls to United. Can you help? I am using my United Chase VISA card which entitles me to one...
Mar 20, 19, 10:07 am
Replies: 56
Views: 5,771
Posted By bofc

Congrats to the first flyers! Must have been...

Congrats to the first flyers! Must have been lots of fun. Question: does the WiFi work over the Pacific Ocean (a satellite system)?
Mar 20, 19, 9:52 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,767
Posted By bofc

New Service to Kauai - On Hold?

I noticed that there is zero commentary from Southwest, or from even the (so called) outside experts, on when Kaui service will begin. Would you guess that the 800 MAX grounding has put this plan on...
Mar 9, 19, 11:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By bofc

I bought 4 one-way tickets to/from Maui and...

I bought 4 one-way tickets to/from Maui and Honolulu (from Oakland). I was charged the referenced $9.30 on three of the four. I just called WN customer service to ask for the refund on the three...
Dec 23, 18, 11:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By bofc

Thanks for posting this and thanks to all at...

Thanks for posting this and thanks to all at Southwest who made this happen. These days we sure need more acts of kindness. Well done!!!
Nov 27, 18, 10:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By bofc

Very helpful. Thank you!

Very helpful. Thank you!
Nov 26, 18, 8:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By bofc

Questions about Newark Airport Station

Greetings. For the first time I'll be arriving in Newark and continuing by train from the Newark Airport Amtrak station. Apologies in advance for these rookie questions.

1. I am scheduled to...
Nov 10, 18, 10:54 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,013
Posted By bofc

I agree - on my west coast flights the connection...

I agree - on my west coast flights the connection quality has been pretty typical - HOWEVER the percentage of time the WiFi is out of service seems very high.
Nov 10, 18, 10:22 pm
Replies: 461
Views: 37,910
Posted By bofc

When I check the equipment used on my upcoming...

When I check the equipment used on my upcoming OAK - EWR flight, the WN website identifies it as "737-800". Does that mean it's a 737 MAX or are there different types of 737-800s? Would prefer...
Nov 3, 18, 12:36 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,096
Posted By bofc

IF the results are poor for AS out of OAK i chalk...

IF the results are poor for AS out of OAK i chalk it up to a self fulfilling prophecy. Example: For years the PDX - OAK route was one of the longest Q400 routes in the system (competing with WN...
Oct 29, 18, 5:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By bofc

EBCI based on ticket price?

Has anyone seen CREDIBLE information on the criteria used to order the boarding pass numbers for EBCI buyers? MY wife claims she was told by "someone at Southwest" that the placement is based on the...
Oct 29, 18, 4:47 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 20,257
Posted By bofc

I noticed that the PDX lounge is bringing back...

I noticed that the PDX lounge is bringing back some pretty odd food rules. I remember for years they had a rule that soup could not be served at the same time as cheese. I now notice they are...
Aug 29, 18, 8:51 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By bofc

Thumbs down Last Minute Equipment Change - E75 to Q400 (Ugh)

The day before my morning flight (tomorrow) I received an email saying that Premium Class is not available on my flight (OAK to PDX) because of an equipment change. After getting conflicting...
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