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Jan 27, 08, 8:33 pm
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Here's two part trip report/review from this past...

Here's two part trip report/review from this past summer:

L'Avion Review - Part 1...
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Posted By cakobau

Post Update to original post: US Airways responds

As the author of the blog that's cited in the first post of this thread, I thought you might be interested in the followup to this issue. US Airways verifies that there are codeshare problems,...
Jan 26, 07, 10:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By cakobau

bocastephen, The reporter isn't looking for...

bocastephen,
The reporter isn't looking for people who have access to elite lines, as determined by frequent flyer program status, but rather the registered traveler program.
Since I'm not the...
Jan 25, 07, 3:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By cakobau

Another reporter has contacted me, looking to...

Another reporter has contacted me, looking to interview participants in Clear or the Registered Traveler program. This is for a travel magazine.

If you're interested, the announcement is here:...
Jan 12, 07, 5:56 pm
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Views: 950
Posted By cakobau

Clear/Registered Traveler user? Reporter interested in speaking with you.

FYI, I posted this earlier on my blog at a reporter's request.
She is interested in speaking with travelers who participate(d) in the TSA Registered Traveler Program and/or Clear....
Dec 14, 06, 10:47 am
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Views: 9,173
Posted By cakobau

For those beating up on IAD, don't forget there's...

For those beating up on IAD, don't forget there's a Vino Volo wine bar near the far end of the C concourse. ^
Dec 8, 06, 12:18 pm
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Posted By cakobau

Not a typo. "The new United First Suite will...

Not a typo.

"The new United First Suite will make its debut
beginning in the fourth quarter of 2007 on
international, wide-body aircraft. "
Dec 8, 06, 12:02 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 14,889
Posted By cakobau

Post Some details regarding the new first class suites

I just posted some details on the new UA first class suite on my blog (http://www.upgradetravelbetter.com/2006/12/08/united-airlines-next-generation-first-class-seat-details-trickle-out/) a little...
Nov 10, 06, 11:53 am
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Views: 1,594
Posted By cakobau

Yes, and yes.

Yes, and yes.
Nov 6, 06, 10:33 pm
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Posted By cakobau

Agreed. I sat in 16A recently, and it was...

Agreed. I sat in 16A recently, and it was freezing cold after a few hours.

One slight disagreement: I'd wager that the 767 is significantly colder than most other aircraft exit rows.
Nov 6, 06, 10:33 pm
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Posted By cakobau

Agreed. I sat in 16A recently, and it was...

Agreed. I sat in 16A recently, and it was freezing cold after a few hours.

One slight disagreement: I'd wager that the 767 is significantly colder than most other aircraft exit rows.
Oct 26, 06, 4:42 pm
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Posted By cakobau

Also, note that BWIA technically will cease to...

Also, note that BWIA technically will cease to exist soon. A new entity, "Caribbean Airlines," will honor BWIA tickets.
http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20061018/business/business3.html

No...
Oct 7, 06, 10:24 am
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Views: 982
Posted By cakobau

It's a permanent feature, effective October 16,...

It's a permanent feature, effective October 16, when the new rules go into effect. But only for flights 700 miles each way. AA still includes flights up to 750 miles each way. So ORD-NYC is 15K...
Oct 3, 06, 9:32 pm
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Views: 876
Posted By cakobau

You can still check the price. Choose "change...

You can still check the price. Choose "change itinerary," then "check the price of the itinerary." Some aesthetic tinkering, but still the same procedure...
Sep 24, 06, 7:58 am
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Views: 1,154
Posted By cakobau

Where would UA find the planes to fly another...

Where would UA find the planes to fly another longhaul route, for that matter? Seems they could really use a few more 747s and/or 777s.
Sep 6, 06, 4:48 pm
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Views: 938
Posted By cakobau

I'm seconding the other replies. Just bought and...

I'm seconding the other replies. Just bought and paid for a mixed LH and UA itinerary from a consolidator a couple months ago, no problem. You're being fed a story.
Sep 6, 06, 4:47 pm
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Posted By cakobau

My personal cutoff is 1.7 cents per mile. If the...

My personal cutoff is 1.7 cents per mile. If the miles ticket is worth more than that, miles are fair game. But I try for higher, of course. Blogged here...
Sep 5, 06, 8:37 pm
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Views: 2,443
Posted By cakobau

In my opinion, the biggest problem with the...

In my opinion, the biggest problem with the "operating airline's booking code determines mileage accrual" rule is that you don't know what the operating airline's booking code actually IS when you...
Forum: Europe
Aug 30, 06, 10:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By cakobau

I used the SQ lounge at AMS recently. It was...

I used the SQ lounge at AMS recently. It was pleasant, but nothing all that memorable. Some decent snacks, drinks, etc. Small room. No view of the airfield. I didn't check out the contract...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 29, 06, 8:20 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By cakobau

Aer Lingus actually is doing this...

Aer Lingus actually is doing this (http://upgradetravel.blogspot.com/2006/08/bravo-aer-lingus-hydrates-its.html) (maybe not the TV ads, but they're putting water at every seat, and then touting it...
Forum: Travel News
Aug 28, 06, 6:00 pm
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Views: 1,176
Posted By cakobau

FYI, the NTSB has made recommendations regarding...

FYI, the NTSB has made recommendations regarding this engine type, following an investigation of the incident referenced earlier in the thread....
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Views: 791
Posted By cakobau

It's not just booking classes, it's also flight...

It's not just booking classes, it's also flight numbers.

Maybe I'm paranoid, but since travel agencies are being told that they need to cancel and rebook flight segments that have changed as a...
Aug 24, 06, 8:41 am
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Views: 136,271
Posted By cakobau

The fare base on the airline whose metal you fly....

The fare base on the airline whose metal you fly. In this case, the fare basis code that SK uses for that ticket, regardless of what letter BD sold it under.

Which makes it really hard to know...
Aug 19, 06, 9:43 am
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Views: 1,506
Posted By cakobau

I think the Wikipedia entry is erroneous. UA is...

I think the Wikipedia entry is erroneous. UA is a partner with Emirates (EK) as detailed here:
http://www.united.com/page/article/0,,2152,00.html

The news release with the Randy Petersen quote...
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