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Jan 19, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By hlee628

The 24H reservation line is able to handle...

The 24H reservation line is able to handle upgrades. I find EVA agents to be very competent in their Taipei office, especially with miles from their own program.
Jan 18, 20, 1:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By hlee628

You can definitely contact the TPE office 24...

You can definitely contact the TPE office 24 hours a day no matter the time zone. Also, I get that you're frustrated, but I think the general consensus is that EVA is probably one of the airlines...
Jan 9, 20, 12:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By hlee628

Definitely operational + status related. I know...

Definitely operational + status related. I know a couple of BR reservation agents and they are actively encouraged to overbook in Y on this route, knowing that PE will have room to absorb op ups.
Jan 8, 20, 9:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By hlee628

I would encourage you to do an easy experiment...

I would encourage you to do an easy experiment the next time you're booked in PE on the SEA-TPE flight. Ask the agent at check-in how full the PE cabin is. I fly this route 10-12 times a year and...
Jan 8, 20, 2:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By hlee628

I too am a frequent PE flyer out of SEA. While...

I too am a frequent PE flyer out of SEA. While the move is negative for individuals, it certainly makes sense from a business standpoint. At this point the SEA-TPE demand is heavy with passengers...
Jan 5, 20, 5:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By hlee628

In J on the SEA-TPE redeye flight, the first meal...

In J on the SEA-TPE redeye flight, the first meal service contains an express option called the "Star Special". This is essentially a one tray option designed to get you to sleep faster. Usually it...
Nov 2, 19, 12:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By hlee628

I think you'll be fine. Generally EVA pads their...

I think you'll be fine. Generally EVA pads their schedule a little bit so the few times that I have flown BR 31 it has actually arrived 25-40 minutes early.
Oct 18, 19, 1:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,609
Posted By hlee628

The economy product is decent (3x3 vs 2x2) if you...

The economy product is decent (3x3 vs 2x2) if you are not super tall or can get an exit seat.
Sep 8, 19, 1:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By hlee628

don't know if Asiana's program has this, but one...

don't know if Asiana's program has this, but one of the major pluses for me is that BR Diamond offers you 4 upgrade certificates when you reach Diamond and then another 4 for every 140,000 miles you...
Jul 12, 19, 8:57 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,064
Posted By hlee628

The biggest difference is the T, L, and K fares...

The biggest difference is the T, L, and K fares can be upgraded to business class with miles. I believe the most basic fare cannot. There may also be some minor mileage accumulation rate...
Jul 4, 19, 6:27 pm
Replies: 606
Views: 71,240
Posted By hlee628

I just landed on br25 from SEA-TPE. Pretty much...

I just landed on br25 from SEA-TPE. Pretty much full in the front cabin of J, and even with only 3 dedicated FAs service did not seem to suffer much. There were only some smaller details I could...
Jul 3, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 606
Views: 71,240
Posted By hlee628

Thanks for the report. I'll be on this flight...

Thanks for the report. I'll be on this flight tonight in J and it's good to know they're trying to get back to normal.
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 25, 17, 6:02 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,735
Posted By hlee628

Nice report. Rare to see a CI report on here for...

Nice report. Rare to see a CI report on here for longhaul business class. I use to fly CI a lot before my company switched over to BR for our corporate travel. If the early breakfast annoys you,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 19, 17, 11:09 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,439
Posted By hlee628

Yes, this depends on the kind of meal you order. ...

Yes, this depends on the kind of meal you order. Especially on late night red-eyes they usually have a quick one-tray meal called "Star Special" or something like that, usually branded with Din Tai...
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 19, 17, 11:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,439
Posted By hlee628

Forgot to mention that there are a lot of Diamond...

Forgot to mention that there are a lot of Diamond members in Seattle! I've been on a flight with as many as 6. I think YYZ - TPE may mostly be a leisure market, but because of the tech industry in...
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 19, 17, 11:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,439
Posted By hlee628

I'm a BR Diamond member based in SEA. I fly the...

I'm a BR Diamond member based in SEA. I fly the SEA-TPE and return route in J about 8 times a year. Based on my conversations with the Chief Purser, there is no protocol for BR Gold members (I was...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 11, 17, 6:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,348
Posted By hlee628

Nice report! I'm always happy to read TRs about...

Nice report! I'm always happy to read TRs about Taipei, my "hometown".

Funny I used to take the SQ 878/879 flights about once a month, but in reverse, as I was living in TPE and my boss was in...
Dec 21, 16, 11:01 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,010
Posted By hlee628

Chances of clearing PE to Business Class upgrade between SFO-SIN on SQ 31/32?

I am ticketed for this route in PE (highest class my organization allows) departing SFO on 30 Jan and returning on 09 Feb. Does anyone have experience with upgrading on this route?

I am already...
Mar 10, 16, 5:31 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,459
Posted By hlee628

Are they offering a shuttle to/from the airport? ...

Are they offering a shuttle to/from the airport? Would also be interested in knowing what they might charge to leave your car in the garage while away?
Feb 18, 16, 5:23 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,972
Posted By hlee628

I am staying here for 10 nights starting next...

I am staying here for 10 nights starting next Wednesday. Will have a detailed report to share with you guys soon.
Feb 18, 16, 4:50 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 96,720
Posted By hlee628

I am a EVA Diamond member for 4 years running...

I am a EVA Diamond member for 4 years running now, and it has only happened to me once. And it was the very short leg between TPE and BKK (I was traveling onward to LHR and got a one class upgrade...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 29, 15, 8:54 pm
Replies: 135
Views: 56,132
Posted By hlee628

Thanks for the advice mkjr. We have lived in...

Thanks for the advice mkjr. We have lived in Taipei for the last 5 years, so no stranger to 35+ degrees C in the summer. We also don't own a car and rely solely on public transportation, so walking...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 28, 15, 10:24 pm
Replies: 135
Views: 56,132
Posted By hlee628

Hi sfoactuary - Thanks for your amazing report on...

Hi sfoactuary - Thanks for your amazing report on the RC Kyoto.

I'm actually planning a trip to Kyoto this summer, and I'm wondering if you can comment on how walkable/convenient the area is...
Apr 10, 15, 2:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By hlee628

Thanks for confirming Nickolash27. Weird that...

Thanks for confirming Nickolash27. Weird that they don't show up on any seatmaps.
Apr 10, 15, 2:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By hlee628

SQ A380 J Cabin Seat Question

Hi Folks - Tried to search high and low for an answer to this but haven't been able to find a definite response. Hope you can help me.

I'm booked on an A380 flight from SIN to SYD next week in...
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