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Today, 8:09 am
Replies: 100
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Posted By ridefar

For those of you that have bought tickets with...

For those of you that have bought tickets with OPM it may be worthwhile checking with your travel department. Mine has suspended all travel to the Wuhan region and is cancelling all tickets for the...
Jan 24, 20, 6:19 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,700
Posted By ridefar

Excellent job and good to hear. FRA-YYC is...

Excellent job and good to hear. FRA-YYC is extraordinarily difficult to find reward space on (even as SE). That worked out in your favour big time.
Jan 24, 20, 4:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By ridefar

So write to the Transport Minister. He has been...

So write to the Transport Minister. He has been super effective as a passenger rights advocate. The bill which he single handedly championed and which we now all enjoy the tremendous benefits of is...
Jan 24, 20, 1:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,700
Posted By ridefar

Calgary airport utilization has increased every...

Calgary airport utilization has increased every year since 2009 by 3-4% on average. There has essentially been no impact due to the Alberta economy. 300,000 seats is about 1.5% of the overall...
Jan 23, 20, 1:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,700
Posted By ridefar

It may be MAX related but that doesnít really...

It may be MAX related but that doesnít really explain why the schedule is so much worse (in terms of frequency) than last fall. Clearly YYC is even lower on ACís priority list than it has been in the...
Jan 18, 20, 2:23 pm
Replies: 525
Views: 91,400
Posted By ridefar

Seems to be a thing in Thailand:...

Seems to be a thing in Thailand: https://skift.com/2020/01/17/what-this-minor-vs-marriott-lawsuit-reveals-about-the-hotel-biz/.

I have to wonder if there is something in Thai law that makes this...
Jan 17, 20, 6:47 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 9,393
Posted By ridefar

I really hope they do, and SOL is (was)...

I really hope they do, and SOL is (was) definitely a place I want to visit. But seeing the devastation to the island, and the wildlife and vegetation, it will be many years before the location is...
Jan 15, 20, 8:46 am
Replies: 432
Views: 79,503
Posted By ridefar

OK, so why is that any different than sharing...

OK, so why is that any different than sharing your phone number, credit card, address, birth date, email address, answers to "security" questions, etc. With the websites, apps, or companies that I...
Jan 14, 20, 8:07 am
Replies: 432
Views: 79,503
Posted By ridefar

Yes. Do you have any sort of social media...

Yes.

Do you have any sort of social media account? Do you online bank? Do you buy anything online? Do ever you use a browser that is not in "incognito" mode? Do you use strong passwords for...
Jan 11, 20, 4:41 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 23,867
Posted By ridefar

The StR in Toronto is a red hot mess. Their...

The StR in Toronto is a red hot mess. Their prices are in no way justified. Hard product needs a reno and service is very mediocre. Even by Canadian standards. I wasnít very impressed by the RC...
Jan 11, 20, 8:52 am
Replies: 93
Views: 21,548
Posted By ridefar

Which probably means you could negotiate directly...

Which probably means you could negotiate directly with North Island and get a rate about half that. If my experience with Scott Dunn was representative.
Jan 10, 20, 11:42 am
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Views: 591
Posted By ridefar

That is interesting. If you buy the plan there is...

That is interesting. If you buy the plan there is a 2 device option.
Jan 6, 20, 8:32 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,544
Posted By ridefar

I sympathize but I still donít feel OP deserves...

I sympathize but I still donít feel OP deserves E50k. Any more than the other 99.99% of people on the planet who didnít actually fly 50k deserve it.

My belief for 20 years now: if you want status...
Jan 6, 20, 1:41 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,477
Posted By ridefar

I still think the union plays games for domestic...

I still think the union plays games for domestic baggage delivery. Why do 5-6 bags consistently show up immediately (time to walk from gate 124 to carousel), and the rest take much longer? Perhaps...
Jan 3, 20, 10:36 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 18,982
Posted By ridefar

Actually if you treat somebody in J different...

Actually if you treat somebody in J different just because they are dressed differently (and there is no way to sensibly parse your claim without implying “not dressed well by my standards”) you...
Jan 3, 20, 9:04 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 18,982
Posted By ridefar

Unless they are bats it shouldnít be hard ...

Unless they are bats it shouldnít be hard

Give me a break. I would not have been polite to that FA.
Dec 31, 19, 10:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,421
Posted By ridefar

So itís kind of like being over charged to fly...

So itís kind of like being over charged to fly business class on a NA airline? It is objectively bad value but at least itís not economy and no maybe itís not an F class suite on Emirates but it is...
Dec 31, 19, 12:07 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,421
Posted By ridefar

At that price why wouldnít I just add 3 hours of...

At that price why wouldnít I just add 3 hours of flying and go to the Brando???

There is literally nothing about the bedroom pictured that says $4k a night to me. Yes yes value is relative. But...
Dec 30, 19, 9:44 am
Replies: 257
Views: 23,983
Posted By ridefar

Sorry to hear that. Hopefully AC finds a way to...

Sorry to hear that. Hopefully AC finds a way to resolve it for you. I also have an IRROPS flight that didn't post (fortunately just YVR-SFO). After submitting the form it posted as "R" booking class...
Dec 26, 19, 2:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By ridefar

i know first hand that LH applies MSC rules on...

i know first hand that LH applies MSC rules on combined LH and AC tickets so if AC didnít do the reverse it would be very surprising. However if you are asking about cabin baggage only then the most...
Dec 25, 19, 12:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By ridefar

If you use eUps a lot or redeem for overseas it...

If you use eUps a lot or redeem for overseas it is worth it.
Dec 24, 19, 6:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By ridefar

It depends if it was booked through a Travel...

It depends if it was booked through a Travel Agebt. If it was you will not be able to change it except by dealing with the TA. Depending on the fare class changing it may or may not cost you a change...
Dec 23, 19, 9:49 pm
Replies: 1,846
Views: 442,775
Posted By ridefar

This. +1. And if you are doing an up fare,...

This. +1.

And if you are doing an up fare, it is really only 1 form of payment because the previous fare counts as 1. Meaning your GC or your CC has to cover the entire difference.
Dec 23, 19, 9:46 pm
Replies: 3,692
Views: 521,192
Posted By ridefar

I don't know anything about anything, but I would...

I don't know anything about anything, but I would guess the fact that commercial airplane manufacturing is basically a duopoly gives them a bunch of wiggle room. Let's say they said to everybody that...
Dec 23, 19, 8:49 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By ridefar

I believe you. :) As I stated upthread, I...

I believe you. :)

As I stated upthread, I think that if you aren't upgraded until T-24, you aren't likely to get upgraded without the intervention of a concierge. Which means that unless you are...
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