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Oct 1, 20, 7:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By hmy1

RideReserve started a couple weeks ago. If you...

RideReserve started a couple weeks ago. If you were a previous pass holder, you should have received some e-mails announcing the new program. Even the Amtrak app has been updated for you to make your...
Sep 16, 20, 7:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,351
Posted By hmy1

[Speculation] AS Considering 10K Loyalty Tier

I received an invitation from AS to an online survey which included the following questions. The first two questions asked how many round-trip flights I took last year and how many of them were on...
Mar 6, 18, 9:55 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By hmy1

Pacific Surfliner fares are managed by CalTrans...

Pacific Surfliner fares are managed by CalTrans and LOSSAN. They've been doing public outreach about the fare restructuring the last couple months:

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner...
Forum: California
Sep 3, 16, 1:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,478
Posted By hmy1

Thinking this over, if you want to maximize your...

Thinking this over, if you want to maximize your time at your conference:

Train 774 (SLO-SAN) turns around and becomes train 785 with about a 35 minute layover in SAN. On the day of your...
Forum: California
Aug 31, 16, 10:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 6,478
Posted By hmy1

You are on train 785, which is one of the busiest...

You are on train 785, which is one of the busiest Surfliner trains. However, you are getting on at the second station, so you should have no problems finding a seat. Plan to have a seatmate by the...
Forum: California
Apr 21, 16, 10:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 9,796
Posted By hmy1

I am transit rider in San Diego and didn't even...

I am transit rider in San Diego and didn't even know about the shuttle option from the new consolidated rental car facility (ConRAC). The really long-term plan is to build a multi-modal transit...
Mar 12, 16, 9:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,571
Posted By hmy1

I am somewhat regular Surfliner rider and...

I am somewhat regular Surfliner rider and occasional Starlight rider. As others have mentioned, 763->14 is a guaranteed connection. AFAIK, the 14 always waits for 763 when it is running late. The...
Sep 30, 13, 6:55 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 10,856
Posted By hmy1

UA switched its mainline operations at SAN from...

UA switched its mainline operations at SAN from T1 to T2 last month. All UX flights to LAX (and MMH seasonally) are still out of the commuter terminal.

All terminals have flights that depart...
Aug 23, 13, 4:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 50,659
Posted By hmy1

Roger Murdock: We have clearance, Clarence. ...

Roger Murdock: We have clearance, Clarence.
Captain Oveur: Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?
Tower voice: Tower's radio clearance, over!
Captain Oveur: That's Clarence Oveur. Over.
Aug 16, 13, 11:10 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,773
Posted By hmy1

The UX creep into formerly mainline UA routes out...

The UX creep into formerly mainline UA routes out of SAN has been going on for at least a year. First it was to SFO (but scaled back since) and then DEN. I'm surprised they haven't tried to put one...
Aug 12, 13, 1:04 am
Replies: 86
Views: 10,856
Posted By hmy1

Not sure why this is being debated, but SOP at...

Not sure why this is being debated, but SOP at SAN up until now was that pmCO (IAH and EWR) departures were from T2, pmUA departures from T1, and UX to LAX from the commuter terminal. Your arrival...
Aug 11, 13, 11:58 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 10,856
Posted By hmy1

I took the tour of the new T2 today. It is very...

I took the tour of the new T2 today. It is very nice, especially compared to the old T1 where the pmUA flights are. Not sure which T2 gates UA will be operating out of, though.

The new UA club...
Jul 24, 13, 6:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,669
Posted By hmy1

I've always done this, too, even for my infant...

I've always done this, too, even for my infant daughter under 2 with her own seat. Is there any drawback to doing this?
Jul 17, 13, 2:03 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 41,795
Posted By hmy1

LH runs a smooth operation in FRA. UA will have a...

LH runs a smooth operation in FRA. UA will have a lot of logistical challenges in order to match LH, but this trial is a start. Some of the nice things I like about LH:

- At your departure gate,...
Jun 18, 13, 1:47 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 12,739
Posted By hmy1

Being bussed to TBIT when arriving on an...

Being bussed to TBIT when arriving on an international flight after T7 immigration closes was customary. Parking at a remote stand and being bussed to T7 on a domestic flight was new for me.
Jun 18, 13, 11:02 am
Replies: 99
Views: 12,739
Posted By hmy1

Is LAX becoming the new FRA for UA?

So it's been a while since the last post on this, so I thought I'd share my experience with UA1205 KOA-LAX last Friday 6/14.

Flight is on time and lands on the north runway at LAX. Okay, long taxi...
Jun 3, 13, 5:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By hmy1

This doesn't apply to the OP's case, but I...

This doesn't apply to the OP's case, but I thought I'd mention that platform access in most, if not all, southern California Amtrak stations is not secure. It is possible to assist others in boarding...
Forum: California
Mar 15, 13, 9:24 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,826
Posted By hmy1

So we've had a lot of fog in SAN this week. Check...

So we've had a lot of fog in SAN this week. Check out AS854 OGG-SAN last night (3/14):

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA854/history/20130315/0125Z/PHOG/KSAN

Looks like they made several...
Mar 14, 13, 11:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By hmy1

We've had quite a bit of fog in SAN this week and...

We've had quite a bit of fog in SAN this week and the late night flights are usually the ones affected in these situations. IME they'll hold inbound flights if they haven't left yet to see if the fog...
Mar 13, 13, 10:32 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,069
Posted By hmy1

I assume the Q400 is not owned by UA but by a UX...

I assume the Q400 is not owned by UA but by a UX operator. Which UX operators have the Q400 and are they coming to the west?

From where I am it seems to be mostly SkyWest land and they don't have...
Forum: California
Feb 8, 13, 4:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,826
Posted By hmy1

Out of hundreds of flights that I've taking into...

Out of hundreds of flights that I've taking into or out of SAN over the years, maybe 5% were reverse landings or take-offs. You actually get closer to that parking structure when landing than you do...
Feb 8, 13, 4:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By hmy1

I'm a frequent PS rider but have only been on the...

I'm a frequent PS rider but have only been on the CS a few times, most recently this past summer. Generally boarding for LD trains starts earlier than for the local/regional trains, so once onboard...
Aug 14, 12, 5:12 pm
Replies: 1,235
Views: 152,594
Posted By hmy1

This thread is pretty long, so it's hard to...

This thread is pretty long, so it's hard to figure out what people have figured out regarding random seat changes...

A couple a days ago I flew with my wife and daughter. The reservation was made...
Jul 6, 12, 12:37 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,545
Posted By hmy1

I did not get the latest e-mail yet, but just for...

I did not get the latest e-mail yet, but just for kicks I pulled up the one that I received on 4/25 for comparison. Surprisingly similar! So, what was new this time around? Perhaps a skilled FTer can...
May 24, 12, 1:11 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 32,697
Posted By hmy1

I don't know what the current policy is, but I...

I don't know what the current policy is, but I did get a hotel and food vouchers last week when I misconnected in LAX due to weather. I was working with a pmUA CS agent. At one point, she did pick up...
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