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Jan 20, 20, 3:04 pm
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Views: 3,961
Posted By windhund

Seconded. I've only done DCA-EWR a couple times,...

Seconded. I've only done DCA-EWR a couple times, and it was enough to bring back the memories of rolling delay after rolling delay. I was originally on a CRJ but seeing the delays thought I'd switch...
Oct 31, 19, 9:18 am
Replies: 472
Views: 72,820
Posted By windhund

Yes - eventually. When? Well... ...

Yes - eventually. When? Well...
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1484963-any-plans-rebuild-ua-concourse-c-d-gates-iad-dulles-31.html
Oct 29, 19, 11:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,086
Posted By windhund

77x routes:...

77x routes: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1787213-united-77x-future-changed-routes-w-polaris-seats-3.html
Some discussion about routes here:...
Oct 25, 19, 7:55 am
Replies: 3,264
Views: 992,346
Posted By windhund

I always knew that the "loyalty" program was...

I always knew that the "loyalty" program was really a "spend more money with UA" program, Nonetheless, I've enjoyed my status with UA the last several years, even though I'm flying mostly on my own...
Oct 25, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,297
Posted By windhund

Everything You Wanted to Know About Where to Sit on a United Express CRJ-550

For those interested, TPG has photos of the new CRJ550:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/sneak-peek-first-photos-from-inside-uniteds-two-class-crj550/

The snack bar makes it look very much not like...
Oct 25, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 290
Views: 61,878
Posted By windhund

For those interested, TPG has photos of the new...

For those interested, TPG has photos of the new CRJ550:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/sneak-peek-first-photos-from-inside-uniteds-two-class-crj550/

The snack bar makes it look very much not like...
Oct 9, 19, 9:52 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,320
Posted By windhund

True - but if one flies enough to get GS (with...

True - but if one flies enough to get GS (with the exception of those who get through a contract and maybe don't actually travel as much) - you probably have enough RDM to spend on a membership to...
Oct 1, 19, 3:44 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,868
Posted By windhund

I would have had the same thought, but BR/CX/SQ...

I would have had the same thought, but BR/CX/SQ operate flights with J/PE/Y on some routes that are 3-5 hours in length, like SIN-HKG/TPE.

The offering makes sense for me - lie-flat is nice on...
Sep 26, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 2,212
Views: 605,500
Posted By windhund

[/size] Yes - I've only see it on the new...

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Yes - I've only see it on the new flight status page though. It appears when you click "View seat map" from there.

When searching flights and selecting seats, I still see the old one....
Sep 24, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 84
Views: 32,317
Posted By windhund

There's a post from UA Insider now on here as...

There's a post from UA Insider now on here as well:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1988593-introducing-pluspoints-new-upgrade-benefits-mileageplus-premier-members.html
Sep 18, 19, 2:54 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 19,895
Posted By windhund

Miles are posting very quickly for most now: ...

Miles are posting very quickly for most now:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1973417-ua-now-posting-their-flight-earnings-very-soon-after-arrival-hours-same-day.html
...
Sep 9, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 807
Views: 209,709
Posted By windhund

Thanks, Kacee. I'm not super tall but fairly...

Thanks, Kacee. I'm not super tall but fairly nimble, so I'll deal - especially since it's a day-time flight, so most people won't be fully lie-flat the entire flight.

And re: the configuration -...
Sep 9, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 47
Views: 12,535
Posted By windhund

Agreed - unless they're doing something similar...

Agreed - unless they're doing something similar to DL/AA and creating more boarding groups. AA separates each elite tier into their own boarding group - 1 is F passengers, 2 executive platinum, 3...
Sep 9, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,996
Posted By windhund

The only drinks I've received unopened...

The only drinks I've received unopened consistently are the bottles of water they hand out on INTL flights in J. :D
Sep 9, 19, 7:26 am
Replies: 807
Views: 209,709
Posted By windhund

Flying this aircraft solo IAD-HNL later this year...

Flying this aircraft solo IAD-HNL later this year - may nap a bit but planning on being awake for most of the flight. Haven't flown this aircraft in awhile - how is it getting to the aisle if sitting...
Sep 4, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 7,651
Posted By windhund

UA using new software to determine how long to hold flights for missed connections

From The Seattle Times:

United Airlines’ new technology aims to cut down on missed connections


Full article:...
Sep 2, 19, 2:59 pm
Replies: 657
Views: 535,580
Posted By windhund

Scenario: have Premier status and UA card (so...

Scenario: have Premier status and UA card (so eligible for CPUs on award tickets). Booked an award flight a few days before (XN) but changed the same day (voluntarily) due to IRROPS.

Original...
Aug 30, 19, 7:58 am
Replies: 2,212
Views: 605,500
Posted By windhund

I noticed a couple flights where IAD-HNL is...

I noticed a couple flights where IAD-HNL is flying the new 763 Polaris configuration (29 and 30 August, at least). Anyone familiar with that route? I'm flying it later this year and am curious how...
Aug 16, 19, 4:51 pm
Replies: 728
Views: 92,151
Posted By windhund

If it's open, it's yours to take! But, watch...

If it's open, it's yours to take!

But, watch the flight status like a hawk for a swap - you'll get re-assigned a new seat in the event of a swap, and you may want to change it.
Aug 11, 19, 6:23 pm
Replies: 728
Views: 92,151
Posted By windhund

I had two INTL long-haul flights booked in J on...

I had two INTL long-haul flights booked in J on pmUA 772s earlier this year - 2/2 for on the old GF seats. But, I booked the flights when 1Ks had the ability to pre-select the seats.
Aug 10, 19, 11:22 am
Replies: 588
Views: 103,579
Posted By windhund

Not sure if this helps on GE machines, but on the...

Not sure if this helps on GE machines, but on the Clear machines, it helped when I dropped my wrists and let the weight of my hand apply pressure to the sensor instead of pressing my fingers down...
Aug 5, 19, 12:00 pm
Replies: 858
Views: 255,293
Posted By windhund

Thanks! To clarify, around late December/early...

Thanks! To clarify, around late December/early January, I saw the reconfigured 772 with Polaris on IAD-LHR - interesting that they have the high-J 763 In the fall there. I thought UA was dedicating...
Aug 5, 19, 9:58 am
Replies: 858
Views: 255,293
Posted By windhund

It appears that starting later this year, a pair...

It appears that starting later this year, a pair of IAD/LHR flights is getting a retrofitted 772 with Polaris dedicated to it, since they're selling PP on the route.

Looks like:
UA918 IAD-LHR...
Jul 22, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 8,999
Posted By windhund

Some people set aside a certain amount of money...

Some people set aside a certain amount of money for these trips and want to stay within that amount if at all possible - so spending an extra $100-200 on fees may mean that much less in meals or...
Jul 17, 19, 1:17 pm
Replies: 355
Views: 70,506
Posted By windhund

Does anyone know which of the UA Clubs (since I...

Does anyone know which of the UA Clubs (since I have a club pass to use) at IAD have a good space to work/take work calls in?
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