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Today, 8:38 am
Replies: 281
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Posted By dylanks

If this is any indication of how down they are,...

If this is any indication of how down they are, hereís a Monday morning DUB-LHR booking in July (yes Iím currently in 1C).

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Yesterday, 6:15 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 64,960
Posted By dylanks

It hasnít been cancelled yet, but it wasnít until...

It hasnít been cancelled yet, but it wasnít until around the 10th of May that they cancelled the June flights. If they do resume the service I would not expect all flights to operate.
May 15, 20, 11:26 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 5,447
Posted By dylanks

I should have just returned to PHX from my first...

I should have just returned to PHX from my first ever trip to TLV.

While I still have many flights booked, for the first time in memory I donít have a single active hotel or Airbnb booking.
May 13, 20, 10:46 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By dylanks

To answer the original question, yes, Iíve had a...

To answer the original question, yes, Iíve had a ticket extended beyond the original validity due to a Covid-19 cancellation. It was pretty obvious this was going to be necessary as there were no...
May 10, 20, 2:46 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

The idea being some incentive for giving BA an...

The idea being some incentive for giving BA an interest free loan. Obviously thereís not even a hint of BA offering this or any of the other suggestions.
May 10, 20, 1:23 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

Some random ideas for things BA could try beyond...

Some random ideas for things BA could try beyond reduced thresholds or reviewing cancellations:

Bonus tier points for those that rebooked via voucher rather than requesting refunds
Double or...
May 8, 20, 10:46 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 64,960
Posted By dylanks

Usually 24-48 hours.

Usually 24-48 hours.
May 2, 20, 8:41 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 9,323
Posted By dylanks

I thought that was more a function of the common...

I thought that was more a function of the common cold being roughly 200 different viruses (e.g rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, adenoviruses, and others) exhibiting similar symptoms?
Apr 23, 20, 7:41 am
Replies: 333
Views: 38,949
Posted By dylanks

I shared my very convoluted experience in...

I shared my very convoluted experience in rebooking and using a few FTVs on Turning Left for less today:...
Apr 19, 20, 11:22 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 69,379
Posted By dylanks

While I know you were joking, I thought the...

While I know you were joking, I thought the rationale was that social distancing is easier to enforce among those that are sober and had nothing to do with availability?
Apr 19, 20, 10:44 am
Replies: 195
Views: 11,289
Posted By dylanks

For many years I had been through PHL and CLT but...

For many years I had been through PHL and CLT but never left the airport, but that is no longer the case.

Currently thereís SIN, HEL (airport hotel only), KIX, MIA (though Iíve flown to and spent...
Apr 17, 20, 10:40 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

I think the minimum BA would do is a 30%...

I think the minimum BA would do is a 30% reduction in the amount needed to requalify, or calculate based on cancelled bookings dues to covid-19. I doubt that what will get offered will be less than...
Apr 17, 20, 9:44 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

I've been told that BA will look at your canceled...

I've been told that BA will look at your canceled bookings and if they're over the original total you will requalify. Whether that will happen automatically or if you'll need to contact them is not...
Apr 13, 20, 2:33 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

Probably the most interesting thing AA actually...

Probably the most interesting thing AA actually added was that credit card spend with any of the AA credit cards between May 1 and the end of the year will count towards lifetime status with AA.
Apr 12, 20, 8:02 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 27,234
Posted By dylanks

My next booking from the US to the UK is...

My next booking from the US to the UK is currently scheduled for late June which remains very much in doubt at this point.

This is as close as Iíve been to flying since a trip to Tokyo in...
Apr 12, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

My understanding is that the India call centre is...

My understanding is that the India call centre is closed and they're not able to work from home due to regulations in India. So all calls are currently going to the UK, and furthermore most of these...
Apr 12, 20, 6:43 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

I can confirm as well from my discussions with...

I can confirm as well from my discussions with the GGL team that the current policy is either the 30% reduced threshold, or the total before bookings were changed or postponed (cancelled bookings...
Apr 9, 20, 11:00 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

For what itís worth I finished the year at 3410...

For what itís worth I finished the year at 3410 and the reduced threshold does not seem to apply to GUF.

Also my actually booked but later canceled travel would not have brought me to 5000, but my...
Apr 5, 20, 4:26 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

Reducing the number of status members wonít...

Reducing the number of status members wonít really matter unless other OW carriers do the same and so far Qantas has already extended, and AA will likely do the same now that both Delta and United...
Apr 5, 20, 3:34 pm
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

My suggestion would be that your year ending...

My suggestion would be that your year ending March 8th 2020 be extended to March 8th 2021, whatever status you had prior to then or earned since then is good through March 8th 2021, and whatever you...
Apr 5, 20, 10:42 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

I was going to post the same about the Delta...

I was going to post the same about the Delta offer making a lot of sense. Theyíve effectively made 2020 status be two years in duration and 2020-2021 a two year long qualification window. I suggest...
Apr 1, 20, 9:03 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 5,381
Posted By dylanks

In theory New York and Austin in June and Dublin...

In theory New York and Austin in June and Dublin and Newquay in July but weíll see what happens.

At this point Iíd be pretty excited about a trip to the gym or a restaurant. Even the dentist and...
Apr 1, 20, 8:57 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,243
Posted By dylanks

I know quite a few Americans who are waiting...

I know quite a few Americans who are waiting things out in Mexico and people from Mexico are protesting near the Mexico border trying to block more Americans from driving in. I mention this not...
Mar 26, 20, 9:29 am
Replies: 1,687
Views: 370,433
Posted By dylanks

I am glad this policy change helps others. From...

I am glad this policy change helps others. From what I can tell this offers no real benefit for me but that's ok.

I'll finish April 8th at 3410 TP. If travel had proceeded as normal, I would have...
Mar 21, 20, 8:02 am
Replies: 1,795
Views: 366,577
Posted By dylanks

Here's a quick summary of covid-19 details as...

Here's a quick summary of covid-19 details as known for GGL/CCR.

The LHR CCR is closed, obviously this means the cabanas are also closed. The new current policy also is to only book a cabana 90...
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