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Feb 12, 15, 5:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,429
Posted By yauponaustin

Easiest way is to do it through their res call...

Easiest way is to do it through their res call center, which is not that easy!!

If you want to do it online, you can select the name from the drop down list next to pax name / info, if that family...
Feb 12, 15, 5:36 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By yauponaustin

MS business class is "ok", especially when you...

MS business class is "ok", especially when you consider fares typically much better than other airlines.

J seats on narrow body aircraft are better than domestic Europe, and somewhat better than...
Jan 15, 13, 6:10 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By yauponaustin

A330 has the newest seats, similar to what you...

A330 has the newest seats, similar to what you would find on AF, KL, LH, etc in J. 777s are a mixed bag, the 2 class configs have the new seats, 3 class configs depends on your luck. The old seats...
Dec 23, 12, 6:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By yauponaustin

J class on RJ A320/321 is actually decent,...

J class on RJ A320/321 is actually decent, relatively speaking. It is no widebody type seat, but it is better, more comfortable and much roomier than the typical 1st class seat on US domestic...
Dec 23, 12, 6:30 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,922
Posted By yauponaustin

I can second the opinion, new terminal will not...

I can second the opinion, new terminal will not open before probably mid 2013. I fly there monthly, and a few months back was told it was scheduled to open on the King's birthday (whic I think is...
Dec 16, 12, 2:09 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,255
Posted By yauponaustin

perhaps elite DL members, who care about SV MQM...

perhaps elite DL members, who care about SV MQM miles, can contact DL as well. Repeated contacts by elites may get the attention of someone who would look into this I class issue instead of just...
Dec 16, 12, 2:03 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,255
Posted By yauponaustin

I class on Saudia is a PAID discounted business...

I class on Saudia is a PAID discounted business fare, similar to any I or Z fare on other airlines. It earns miles in the SV program as well as other Skyteam programs, EXCEPT on Delta, ex. 125% on...
Jul 11, 12, 7:54 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,979
Posted By yauponaustin

My thoughts: LM cold hotel way out of the...

My thoughts:

LM cold hotel way out of the way, location not good for sightseeing/shopping, etc.

Westin: best location, great hotel, more expensive than Sheraton Imperial.

Sheraton Imperial:...
Jul 11, 12, 7:38 am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,877
Posted By yauponaustin

I am afraid none of the Istanbul SPG locations...

I am afraid none of the Istanbul SPG locations are good fro tourists/sightseeing. Having said that, here are my comments regarding the different hotels if you want to stick with SPG:

W: Best of...
Feb 15, 12, 4:39 am
Replies: 9
Views: 10,265
Posted By yauponaustin

No passport control and no visa needed. Someone...

No passport control and no visa needed. Someone will check your ticket and passport and direct you to the departures/transit area
Feb 12, 12, 2:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,713
Posted By yauponaustin

Disagree. I admit, 1st time on EK business I was...

Disagree. I admit, 1st time on EK business I was a bit disappointed, simply because I was expecting too much. Looking back after a few flights, I think the have a good product, overall better than...
Forum: Los Angeles
Feb 12, 12, 2:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By yauponaustin

Encounter. The food is decent and the view is...

Encounter. The food is decent and the view is nice, besides, as was mentined, you can say "been there"..
Feb 12, 12, 1:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,713
Posted By yauponaustin

SV has 6 accross on A330, 7 accross on 777 in...

SV has 6 accross on A330, 7 accross on 777 in business
Forum: Italy
Feb 6, 11, 6:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By yauponaustin

I wasnt even aware of the requirement for an...

I wasnt even aware of the requirement for an international lic.

just rented from avis in Rome last week, used my TX lic. with no questions asked.
Dec 19, 10, 7:18 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By yauponaustin

Longes at Vienna are nothing special, just your...

Longes at Vienna are nothing special, just your average european lounge with limited snacks and drinks.

depending on the whether and time of day of course, 6 hrs is plenty of time to head to town,...
Nov 23, 10, 7:12 am
Replies: 1,088
Views: 195,074
Posted By yauponaustin

yes they have butler service. what do they...

yes they have butler service.

what do they do? shoe shine, bring u free tea or coffee (no coffee maker in the room), any other service requests you mayhave, some free, some paid
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30, 10, 2:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,900
Posted By yauponaustin

I second hjb's opinion and add if you wish you...

I second hjb's opinion and add if you wish you can spend a day in Beirut and another day taking a relaxing scenic drive up north of Beirut to the Kura area up in the mountains (just south of...
Mar 27, 10, 3:12 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,944
Posted By yauponaustin

i think all these surveys are questionable. you...

i think all these surveys are questionable. you can make stats and surveys say what you want. it is all about the fine print. doesn't CO say they got the PF Chang, or is it the JD Powers, or...
Mar 27, 10, 2:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By yauponaustin

call DL and put you DL # in your DL PNR before...

call DL and put you DL # in your DL PNR before the 1st leg, then change it to the CO # with EK when you arrive JFK.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 27, 10, 1:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By yauponaustin

I am not sure I understand your objective...

I am not sure I understand your objective correctly (accrue miles, etc.), but the cheapest F on A380 would be AKL-SYD on EK or for slighlty more DXB-JED on EK
Forum: Singapore
Mar 22, 10, 8:38 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,635
Posted By yauponaustin

six posts before mine and no mention of duck rice...

six posts before mine and no mention of duck rice ????

All of the above of course. i think i need lunch stat
Mar 16, 10, 12:15 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,384
Posted By yauponaustin

now if they would only join *A

now if they would only join *A
Mar 16, 10, 12:12 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,855
Posted By yauponaustin

i m with you. AUS-SJC-AUS turned into...

i m with you.

AUS-SJC-AUS turned into AUS-EWR-GSO-EWR-SFO / SJC-IAH-AUS (all upgraded :) )

AUS to SJC 3 or 4 years ago, usual AA nonstop flights were around $400, I did AUS-EWR-GSO (weekend...
Mar 14, 10, 7:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 9,652
Posted By yauponaustin

2 x 2 configuration similar to standard domestic...

2 x 2 configuration similar to standard domestic F class on narrow body planes (domestic F in US and other parts of the world). Service (hot towel, meals, etc. but no alcohol) depends on flight...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 14, 10, 7:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
Posted By yauponaustin

Thanks for the TR. I ve been on the EK A380...

Thanks for the TR.

I ve been on the EK A380 but never boarded by bus, I imagine that's an interesting sight as you look up at the plane and then climb the stairs!!!! I wish you had some pictures....
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