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Posted By funkydrummer

Well, it seems to depend on how deep you're...

Well, it seems to depend on how deep you're willing to dig into your pocket ;)
Today, 10:41 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

Note that only the remaining part of the UK which...

Note that only the remaining part of the UK which wasn't yet defined as a risk area will be added on the 24th. Let me just copy and paste from a RKI PDF (this is taken from the previous release, the...
Today, 3:24 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

For EC261, what matters is the departure airport....

For EC261, what matters is the departure airport.

We don't know what kind of ticket the OP holds. But if it's an itinerary UK-EU, and in light of the fact that the inbound was changed by by...
Yesterday, 3:13 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

IANAL. EC261 is a HUGE mess. For instance, the...

IANAL. EC261 is a HUGE mess. For instance, the law is NOT explicitly saying that a delay of 3+ hours (not caused by extraordinary circumstances) entitles you to compensation. Instead, it was an ECJ...
Yesterday, 1:26 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

Well, I don't know what is the itinerary and...

Well, I don't know what is the itinerary and therefore don't know what is the jurisdiction. But courts in more than one European country have ruled, for example, that a schedule change of as little...
Yesterday, 1:12 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

3h40m must surely qualify as a cancellation in...

3h40m must surely qualify as a cancellation in conjunction with an offer of an alternative flight under EC261/04. So you should be able to get a full refund.
Yesterday, 4:40 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

I wonder why everybody is speculating as opposed...

I wonder why everybody is speculating as opposed to just reading the press release:



No offense, though, John from LoyaltyLobby is playing detective, too, going like "The old Hilton had 137...
Yesterday, 4:34 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

No lounge for BA pax as all BA flights have been...

No lounge for BA pax as all BA flights have been moved to T1 and BA hasn't any arrangement with LH. (And LH is the only airline with open lounges in T1 airside.) Fast track security is available for...
Yesterday, 3:17 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

HR Cape Town is a reflag of the Hilton in the...

HR Cape Town is a reflag of the Hilton in the Bo-Kaap neighborhood which recently shut.
Yesterday, 3:14 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

This. Furthermore, on domestic routes, IFE...

This.

Furthermore, on domestic routes, IFE is actually a feature which distinguishes DL from UA/AA.

I'm not in the fraction of regular IFE users, either. But there are def flights on which it's...
Oct 20, 20, 11:55 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

US cases are skyrocketing from a higher base...

US cases are skyrocketing from a higher base level, up 36% (14-day change). So I think the Canadians have some rationale for extending border restrictions with the US.
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Posted By funkydrummer

Mini-rant on the Amb programme... Somewhat...

Mini-rant on the Amb programme...

Somewhat surprisingly, IHG has dealt relatively well with the crisis. Yeah, the Q4 promo is sort of a disappointment. But their dynamic award pricing has been...
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Posted By funkydrummer

Lufty's pax numbers are collapsing. The recovery...

Lufty's pax numbers are collapsing. The recovery peaked on September 4. It's gone nowhere but downhill since. They operated greater than 50% as many flights as 2019 during the summer vacation season....
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Posted By funkydrummer

Helsinki, Tallinn, Athens, Rome, Liechtenstein.

Helsinki, Tallinn, Athens, Rome, Liechtenstein.
Oct 20, 20, 7:54 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

I'd still be curious what is the distinction in...

I'd still be curious what is the distinction in people's mind. They have most after you check out. That work results because you were there.
Oct 20, 20, 3:16 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

Wasn't the cleaning of the room between guests...

Wasn't the cleaning of the room between guests their main task even pre-covid? In your typical superior room in your typical business hotel, making up the room takes like 10 min on days in which...
Oct 20, 20, 2:29 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

Disagree. Their job got more difficult. For one,...

Disagree. Their job got more difficult. For one, I believe their compensation per room (and they are almost always paid per room cleaned) hasn't gone up but the work required has (extra cleaning and...
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Posted By funkydrummer

Lisbon is a corona hotspot. Depending on your...

Lisbon is a corona hotspot. Depending on your routing, there may be issues (e.g., in Germany, Lisbon is defined to be a risk area which gives rise to quarantine and testing requirements).

As for...
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Posted By funkydrummer

In practice, there's hardly any First ATM. It...

In practice, there's hardly any First ATM. It matters for some people's requali, but probably not that many.


This statement has already been debunked. Many bookings are made several months in...
Oct 20, 20, 1:16 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

Similar prices ex AMS, SXB/TLS/LYS/MRS/... and...

Similar prices ex AMS, SXB/TLS/LYS/MRS/... and ZRH/BSL/GVA.

And not just MEX is currently cheap but USA, too. LAX/SFO from France is under 300 with *A and 20-30 more with ST.
Oct 20, 20, 1:02 am
Oct 19, 20, 10:05 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

That's all true. Still find it noteworthy they...

That's all true. Still find it noteworthy they make the match to Diamond so easy. Now and then, you see hotel or rental car programmes doing that but airlines are usually a bit more protective of...
Oct 19, 20, 9:33 pm
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Posted By funkydrummer

Speculation can end. User invisible gave you the...

Speculation can end. User invisible gave you the one and only correct answer. Either it happens or it doesn't happen. So it's 50:50.
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Posted By funkydrummer

It's totally understandable. The accountants at...

It's totally understandable. The accountants at LH want to keep that breakage metric in line (breakage = percentage of miles not redeemed due to insufficient balances, expiry, or forfeiture).

;)
Oct 19, 20, 10:54 am
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Posted By funkydrummer

I might be sort of the odd man out in this...

I might be sort of the odd man out in this thread, as I'm hailing from a European country with not so significant a tipping culture as the US.

Just wanted to throw in that while I'm not an overly...
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