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What about 2 RTs LAX/JFK? The promotion is...

What about 2 RTs LAX/JFK? The promotion is clearly geared toward originating in NYC, but the conditions say the roundtrips must be between the cities, which seems to imply that I could originate in...
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Posted By laxth

Would the roundtrips count originating from ...

Would the roundtrips count originating from
LAX to JFK? The promotional line says "Fly FROM NYC to Calif..." but the conditions refer to rountrips BETWEEN the designated cities, which seems to...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 18, 02, 4:43 pm
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Posted By laxth

The problem with flying from Jamaica is that the...

The problem with flying from Jamaica is that the Jamaicans will stamp your passport "Departure to Cuba". You can fly from Nassau on Cubana (it's quite cheap as I recall) and the Bahamians won't...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 25, 02, 11:49 pm
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Posted By laxth

I think Expedia lets you book LY LAX-YYZ. I...

I think Expedia lets you book LY LAX-YYZ. I booked this route on Expedia 2 weeks ago...I ended up with AC for UA ff miles and better schedules, but it offered the LY flights at an excellent price.
Jul 27, 02, 12:48 pm
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Posted By laxth

The fares are still available today, and I...

The fares are still available today, and I couldn't find any reference to when they were set to expire. I received a mailing saying that you get an additional credit for using Amex if you fly by Sept...
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Posted By laxth

I signed up for the Nextel/USAirways deal 3...

I signed up for the Nextel/USAirways deal 3 months ago, and I've found the service much more reliable than Verizon.
Jun 2, 02, 12:41 pm
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Posted By laxth

I got a voucher for the one-way cost ($74) plus...

I got a voucher for the one-way cost ($74) plus $200 for volunteering ABQ-LAX last Monday. Another passenger on a free ticket got $200. The next flight to LAX was only an hour and a half later.
Mar 26, 02, 2:43 am
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Posted By laxth

DL has much better seating on the 777--wider and...

DL has much better seating on the 777--wider and longer pitch (2-2-2 on DL, 2-3-2 on AF).
I've done both several times, and I'd say AF has better food/wine, but the seat/cabin space (to me) is far...
Mar 17, 02, 7:19 pm
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Posted By laxth

Yeah, except for a handful of fashion industry...

Yeah, except for a handful of fashion industry types, I'd bet most pax on that flight are tourists on cheap fares or free tix. Too bad... I had heard that biz class on AZ MD11 was very good. At least...
Mar 17, 02, 4:52 am
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Posted By laxth

MD11 in BE is much nicer than 767. It's still...

MD11 in BE is much nicer than 767. It's still 2-2-2, although the cabin is considerably wider. I'm pretty sure the seats themselves are wider, and the cabin certainly feels more spacious. Not sure...
Mar 17, 02, 4:49 am
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Posted By laxth

LAX-MXP gone for good?

Trying to book award seats this summer (using DL miles) and was told the LAX-MXP flight has been suspended indefinitely. Anyone know if/when it might be reinstated?

A friend of mine has taken...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 2, 02, 3:51 pm
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Posted By laxth

Not anymore, but I used to get TW miles 10-15 yrs...

Not anymore, but I used to get TW miles 10-15 yrs ago when I was in college. I used to take this flight frequently (in Y) and enjoyed it...FAs in saris and fairly decent Indian food....an...
Feb 27, 02, 2:30 am
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Posted By laxth

I flew DL LAX-JFK-ATH in Y in August 2001. ...

I flew DL LAX-JFK-ATH in Y in August 2001. Typical DL coach service, considerably better food than TW on same route in '97. Food on return ATH-JFK was better. If I were to fly this route in coach...
Jan 12, 02, 12:36 pm
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Posted By laxth

Yes, AF 777 has 3-3-3 seating. I flew it as DL...

Yes, AF 777 has 3-3-3 seating. I flew it as DL codeshare LAX-CDG and was pleasantly surprised with the service, although I prefer 2-5-2 in economy. I was able to reserve the exit row by calling AF...
Dec 29, 01, 11:51 am
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Posted By laxth

Actually I've flown NW from T2 twice in the last...

Actually I've flown NW from T2 twice in the last three weeks, and both times security was turning people away with only receipts or e-ticket printouts....you need an actual boarding pass. You can...
Dec 19, 01, 12:17 am
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Posted By laxth

As others have said, there are a lot more airport...

As others have said, there are a lot more airport hotels at LAX. I've consistently been able to get nice (Westin, Wyndham) hotels at LAX for $40/nt on priceline.
Nov 10, 01, 3:03 am
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Posted By laxth

A friend of mine recently bought a ticket on...

A friend of mine recently bought a ticket on southwest.com but forgot to join Rapid Rewards at the time. He signed up when he checked in for his flight, and he still got the double credit for online...
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Posted By laxth

I had to cancel an LAX-RDU RT on US 2 years ago...

I had to cancel an LAX-RDU RT on US 2 years ago due to a nasty flu (no hospitalization). I got a short note from my doc saying 'patient has flu and ought not to travel by plane' and US gave me a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 21, 01, 12:49 am
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Posted By laxth

connection in ICN

I will be travelling LAX-SIN in September in coach (ugh!), I picked Korean Air to get DL miles. The problem is I have 5+ hour connections in ICN in both directions. Does anyone know if they have...
Jul 19, 01, 7:40 pm
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Posted By laxth

Thanks. I was going to RDU in August ($190RT...

Thanks. I was going to RDU in August ($190RT from LAX), but I think I'll take Amtrak down to SAN and fly from there. I can connect through LAX on American Eagle NW codeshare and pick up extra...
Jul 19, 01, 7:32 pm
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Posted By laxth

I think they did that on 6/18 only, the actual...

I think they did that on 6/18 only, the actual 30th anniversary date. I fly WN every week, and I haven't seen it except for RDU-AUS-LAX on 6/18. (BTW that was my first transcon on WN--sort of...
Forum: California
Jul 19, 01, 3:05 am
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Posted By laxth

I'm interested to hear if other FTs (especially...

I'm interested to hear if other FTs (especially those who fly through LAX but dont' live here)have opinions about LAX expansion. I'm quite torn....for purely selfish reasons I like the status quo. ...
Forum: California
Jul 17, 01, 9:07 pm
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Posted By laxth

If you aren't too overburdened with luggage you...

If you aren't too overburdened with luggage you can also walk to T5 from Tom Bradley Intl...it's only a 3-4 minute walk. After customs take the elevator to departure level and turn right as you exit...
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