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Jan 25, 20, 12:58 am
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Posted By tomvancouver

Based on a limited number of observations (from...

Based on a limited number of observations (from EF alerts for upcoming flights) I suspect that AC are releasing R space just before the 7 day window (for international upgrades). This allows SE to...
Jan 13, 20, 11:43 am
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Posted By tomvancouver

TAP has some good o/w deals (ie little or no...

TAP has some good o/w deals (ie little or no premium). Last year I flew o/w business YVR-EWR-LIS for C$1400. The YVR-EWR leg was wide body lie flat (on AC) as was the overnight TAP leg. I came home...
Jan 10, 20, 7:45 pm
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Posted By tomvancouver

Likewise I can do a full day at work SYD/BNE/MEL...

Likewise I can do a full day at work SYD/BNE/MEL - YVR after arriving ~7:30am, if I've been in business. My strategy is wine with my lunch, then 1/2 a zopiclone and typically will sleep for 6 hours...
Jan 4, 20, 7:58 pm
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Views: 28,165
Posted By tomvancouver

in my drawer of (potentially) useful things saved...

in my drawer of (potentially) useful things saved from flying (odd currency, boarding cards until I've received the credit, my last card from when I was SE etc) I have: 6 shiny wired ones, 2 clear...
Jan 2, 20, 5:15 pm
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Views: 28,165
Posted By tomvancouver

Yeah, so 24 left would be ahead of you, right?

Yeah, so 24 left would be ahead of you, right?
Dec 29, 19, 2:38 pm
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Posted By tomvancouver

If its just the upgrade charges that can't be...

If its just the upgrade charges that can't be handled properly then AC should drop the charges until the new system is fully implemented. That would be the 'right' thing to do to maintain customer...
Dec 24, 19, 6:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By tomvancouver

Wouldn't you need to input the CC number and...

Wouldn't you need to input the CC number and expiry date to make a change? I believe the OP doesn't have access to it
Dec 24, 19, 6:05 pm
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Views: 1,307
Posted By tomvancouver

I have limited experience but the only time I...

I have limited experience but the only time I have been able to change a 3rd party booking without their input was after I'd flown the outbound. Then the return changes are handled by AC directly...
Dec 21, 19, 11:12 pm
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Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

I wondered that. Wouldn't better PR be to...

I wondered that. Wouldn't better PR be to upgrade paying passengers free, rather than alienating their 'best' customers?
Dec 21, 19, 10:11 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

If they can clear non-revs at the gate, why can't...

If they can clear non-revs at the gate, why can't they for paying passengers?
Dec 17, 19, 11:25 pm
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Posted By tomvancouver

Have you tried clearing your cookies?

Have you tried clearing your cookies?
Dec 17, 19, 11:15 pm
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Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

On a positive note, it does seem from various...

On a positive note, it does seem from various recent postings, that hold times for calling in are getting shorter. Like - a couple of hours as opposed to all day/unavailable.
Dec 17, 19, 10:48 pm
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Posted By tomvancouver

Trying to unsubscribe to AC offers email. I...

Trying to unsubscribe to AC offers email.

I must have got back onto their promotional email list since the password reset a month or two back. Daily non-offers in my Inbox I can do without.
But...
Dec 14, 19, 8:38 pm
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Views: 27,031
Posted By tomvancouver

The new rules kick in tomorrow! But I wonder...

The new rules kick in tomorrow!
But I wonder how it will play out. For example. Today AC111 from YYZ-YVR left the gate about 30 mins late, developed a mechanical, back to gate, eventually got...
Dec 11, 19, 9:25 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 19,354
Posted By tomvancouver

Now that the 2020 program is on line, I can't see...

Now that the 2020 program is on line, I can't see any changes c/w 2019. Did I miss any subtle changes?
Dec 2, 19, 9:37 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 8,806
Posted By tomvancouver

In the UK the consumer group Which? released a...

In the UK the consumer group Which? released a report (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/nov/26/black-friday-uk-discounts-genuine-which)on how most Black Friday deals are not.. But it takes...
Dec 2, 19, 8:44 pm
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Views: 8,806
Posted By tomvancouver

Wait a few days. They usually leave the price the...

Wait a few days. They usually leave the price the same until people forget to check how much it was inflated.
There are also typically some genuine reductions hidden among the fake deals.

I've...
Nov 29, 19, 9:04 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

Hey! This thread is meant for 'regulars' not...

Hey! This thread is meant for 'regulars' not super-dooper ultra special bovines!
Nov 29, 19, 4:55 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

Maybe, but my interpretation was that they...

Maybe, but my interpretation was that they couldn'd add new people within 24 hours to the upgrade wait list. I don't recall it being explicitly stated that if you were already on the list you'd be...
Nov 28, 19, 4:40 pm
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Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

You can get EF for a trail of a month for free I...

You can get EF for a trail of a month for free I believe.
If R space opens up before T-24hrs then go to the eupgrade site, cancel your waitlisted request then immediately re-apply for it. If you're...
Nov 27, 19, 9:36 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

I checked and it was an 'N' not O fare. I don't...

I checked and it was an 'N' not O fare. I don't recall what P or Z was when I checked EF, and the route was YVR-YYZ
Unlike other posters I was listed with a green check on the app upgrade list,...
Nov 27, 19, 9:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By tomvancouver

Totally! This bugs me too. Why can't this stuff...

Totally! This bugs me too. Why can't this stuff be stored somewhere else rather than immediately above the bulkhead where bags and backpacks etc are mandated to be in the overhead. If I board late...
Nov 27, 19, 8:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By tomvancouver

I was thinking about this last week while on a...

I was thinking about this last week while on a widebody in J as I watched a couple trying to chat over it.
Why couldn't they make the divider work? It could be left in the default (up) position,...
Nov 27, 19, 5:59 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 61,616
Posted By tomvancouver

Well I had a pre-24hr upgrade clear when R was...

Well I had a pre-24hr upgrade clear when R was showing 0, based on my O fare booking. I'm E50MM.
So maybe they do apply pre-day of upgrades according to the old rules.
Nov 23, 19, 10:24 pm
Replies: 1,846
Views: 442,775
Posted By tomvancouver

Sorry to hear that. My experience on eups in...

Sorry to hear that.
My experience on eups in the last few days is a bit weird too.
I was successful at upgrading 3 flights. 2 before the migration a week or so out, and 1 after and just outside the...
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