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Oct 19, 19, 1:55 pm
Replies: 156
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Posted By jope_taco

This includes the case when the original program...

This includes the case when the original program awards zero miles for the trip?
Oct 19, 19, 9:59 am
Replies: 156
Views: 9,841
Posted By jope_taco

Agreed. I asked about this upthread in the...

Agreed. I asked about this upthread in the context of UA Basic Economy fares: to check in online with *G from a different airline and then credit the flight to UA. The proposed solution to change FF...
Oct 15, 19, 6:03 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 9,841
Posted By jope_taco

Credit to UA MP if other *A FF account is listed during travel

As a (non-UA) *G traveling on an upcoming BE flight, I was planning to use my *G number to be able to do OLCI. But ultimately, I want the miles from the trip in my MP account, even if it's not a...
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Views: 23,052
Posted By jope_taco

Thanks. I was aware of this option, but with...

Thanks. I was aware of this option, but with luggage to check, I was hoping to avoid the trek back and forth to Terminal C. Interestingly, both UA's map of EWR and the TSA website now indicate a Pre...
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Views: 23,052
Posted By jope_taco

Pre-check at Newark EWR Terminal B (B3 gates)

Clearing security at EWR's Terminal B for an LH/SK/OS flight has in the past been reliably unpleasant, whether you are using Fast Track or not, but the TSA's website now indicates that there now is...
Jan 31, 18, 5:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,181
Posted By jope_taco

follow-up

I met the 50k hurdle in Jan 2018. Now, on Feb 1st, the elite counter has reset to zero, and it appears as though any Feb-Mar travel in fact will count towards requalification for next year (my...
Nov 28, 17, 10:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By jope_taco

I assume P here is referring to premium economy...

I assume P here is referring to premium economy and that you are booked in fare classes P and Y? Since you are on a mixed itinerary (booking classes P and Y), in my experience, you do not have the...
Sep 23, 17, 5:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,181
Posted By jope_taco

Thank you, qsharp, garykung, and pokfur. I had a...

Thank you, qsharp, garykung, and pokfur. I had a feeling that the re-qualification terms would not be in my favor. (And apologies if this is captured elsewhere on the site --the rules certainly are...
Sep 20, 17, 8:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 7,181
Posted By jope_taco

To requalify for Gold, I have to reach 50k miles...

To requalify for Gold, I have to reach 50k miles by Mar 31, 2018. Let's assume I surpass 50k miles by Dec 31, 2017, according to the SQ requalification counter on their website, and then continue to...
Jul 15, 17, 3:48 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 13,573
Posted By jope_taco

MH = Malaysia Airlines (Malaysian Hospitality, as...

MH = Malaysia Airlines (Malaysian Hospitality, as the ad went)
MU = China Eastern
Apr 9, 17, 8:03 am
Replies: 183
Views: 33,458
Posted By jope_taco

The miles from my travel in the last 1-2 weeks...

The miles from my travel in the last 1-2 weeks (BA-operated flights on IB ticket) will push me into a new AAdvantage level, but the points have yet to post. I have imminent OW travel that I would...
Feb 25, 17, 6:04 pm
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Views: 565,817
Posted By jope_taco

Recent BTC experiences on SQ25/26 (JFK-FRA-SIN & v.v.)

From FRA:
Suckling pig with dark beer sauce -- good
Bresse chicken with morel polenta -- good
Honey glazed duckling -- good
Salmon gratinated with feta and parmesan cheese -- alright (a little...
Feb 25, 17, 5:53 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,572
Posted By jope_taco

Two recent experiences upgrading P class to Biz: ...

Two recent experiences upgrading P class to Biz:

Nov 2016 on JFK-SIN-JFK
As soon as saver availability opened up on JFK-SIN, I was able to upgrade online. Saver availability on the return never...
Jan 3, 17, 5:29 pm
Replies: 1,013
Views: 186,812
Posted By jope_taco

SK935 CPH-SFO 28DEC upgrade from Y (Plus) to C: ...

SK935 CPH-SFO 28DEC upgrade from Y (Plus) to C:

Minimum bid for an upgrade was around $375-400 when I checked a few months ago. Randomly checked the site three days before departure and found that...
Sep 4, 16, 2:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,040
Posted By jope_taco

SQ does not update the accrual chart; they update...

SQ does not update the accrual chart; they update the definition of an elite mile:

When you fly with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Virgin Atlantic*, Virgin Australia** or any Star Alliance airline,...
Jul 4, 16, 6:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 35,955
Posted By jope_taco

With about two weeks to go until departure this...

With about two weeks to go until departure this July, and what appeared to be four or five sold Mint seats, the one-way fare to the West coast dropped to $649. I upgraded my Economy seat on the...
Jun 9, 16, 11:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,791
Posted By jope_taco

I emailed B6 to inquire about why my name wasn't...

I emailed B6 to inquire about why my name wasn't showing on the flight. After a couple of iterations, I learned that their systems allegedly have my name as "TACO/JOPE MR", rather than "TACO/JOPE",...
Jun 3, 16, 8:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,791
Posted By jope_taco

Why would people reach out to B6, if they're...

Why would people reach out to B6, if they're looking to have their miles credited to SQ? Aren't missing mileage requests always submitted to the FF program (here: SQ KF), rather than the service...
Dec 20, 15, 3:58 pm
Replies: 2,315
Views: 240,975
Posted By jope_taco

REQUEST 27-DEC-2015 / 18:15-19:30 / LHR / T5 GF...

REQUEST 27-DEC-2015 / 18:15-19:30 / LHR / T5 GF or CCR / jope_taco
Sep 14, 15, 8:18 pm
Replies: 300
Views: 71,867
Posted By jope_taco

I am booked in paid biz on an upcoming BR flight....

I am booked in paid biz on an upcoming BR flight. If award space opens up, I assume I can book an independent Y/B ticket and request a *A upgrade, and if it clears, cancel and refund the original...
Aug 9, 15, 8:47 pm
Replies: 975
Views: 178,912
Posted By jope_taco

My apologies if this has been covered already in...

My apologies if this has been covered already in this thread, but I wanted to ask about the change fees associated with a date change after the outbound portion of the ticket has been flown. If...
May 20, 15, 12:05 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 33,327
Posted By jope_taco

My primary impression of LA Y on a JFK-SCL r/t...

My primary impression of LA Y on a JFK-SCL r/t earlier this year was the very tight legroom on their 787. I am 6ft tall, and had to empty the seat pocket of magazines to make room for my legs, a...
Mar 25, 15, 8:09 am
Replies: 46
Views: 40,755
Posted By jope_taco

Thank you, AlphaTango --this is helpful. I logged...

Thank you, AlphaTango --this is helpful. I logged a complaint on the CBP website to bring it to their attention. It makes you wonder how long these new kiosks have been around. The CBP officers at...
Mar 24, 15, 3:45 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 40,755
Posted By jope_taco

I arrived at JFK's T8 this morning, expecting to...

I arrived at JFK's T8 this morning, expecting to use GE for the second time. I was fully aware that I am to use my green card to log onto the machine and I consider myself fairly tech-savvy, yet I...
Feb 17, 15, 4:32 pm
Replies: 461
Views: 67,221
Posted By jope_taco

EWR-HKG-SIN on 1/15 Fare class: K UA Plat ...

EWR-HKG-SIN on 1/15
Fare class: K
UA Plat

Buy-up Y to J during online check-in ~$2500
Buy-up Y to J at airport kiosk $1299
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