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Nov 16, 19, 5:50 am
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Views: 2,258
Posted By Shawn02139

I would love to see stricter regulations on this....

I would love to see stricter regulations on this. Airlines will charge $1,000 (or $5,000 for fare difference) for an upgrade and compensate $200 for a downgrade...there outta be a law.
Aug 26, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 37
Views: 8,078
Posted By Shawn02139

I have a lifetime Qantas club membership and...

I have a lifetime Qantas club membership and always got two chits before. I've asked bar tender to check a couple of times in past few months and they said there were no coupons attached to my BP....
Jul 17, 19, 12:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Shawn02139

Seems very likel 737 MAX-related. We have lost...

Seems very likel 737 MAX-related. We have lost the 7:30 DCA>BOS and the 12:30 p.m., and for BOS>DCA the and the 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. (possibly more) through November 2, but then the schedule goes back...
Jun 12, 19, 5:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Shawn02139

I share your pain. As exp with fair amount of eqd...

I share your pain. As exp with fair amount of eqd Iíve been upgraded about 90% of the time on bos-Dca route over past year. Bought a ticket two days in advance today and only got a non mce aisle seat...
Jun 6, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shawn02139

To elaborate on newyorkgeorge's comment. My...

To elaborate on newyorkgeorge's comment. My understanding is that attempting to make a change on the day of travel is just treated as changing an award ticket and there would need to be T class...
Jun 3, 19, 8:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By Shawn02139

I have a Qantas Club membership, and used to get...

I have a Qantas Club membership, and used to get paper vouchers. Now that they are electronic, there seems to be some ambiguity. At check-in they told me I could "try" showing my boarding pass to the...
Mar 22, 19, 9:25 am
Replies: 1,005
Views: 389,614
Posted By Shawn02139

One more data point on redeeming saver business...

One more data point on redeeming saver business level when only coach was available, did so yesterday for a flight today MUC-IAD. Reservation showed waitlisting for I, i was transferred to upgrade...
Dec 9, 18, 8:16 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Shawn02139

I think my situation is quite different than a...

I think my situation is quite different than a down-gauge; I think in a down-gauge it may make sense to move upgraded pax to the back first.

Incidentally I asked the agent to clarify in writing to...
Dec 9, 18, 2:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Shawn02139

Can AA take away complimentary upgrade at own discretion without compensation?

Curious about a policy question here.

Was taking a shuttle flight in coach, upgraded to first ten hours before departure, app showed my confirmed seat (2D). Busy morning, didn't manage to check in...
Aug 31, 18, 8:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Shawn02139

On the 772, El Al flies a 772 BOS-TLV, SeatGuru...

On the 772, El Al flies a 772 BOS-TLV, SeatGuru gives the first row as first class, El AL will give the first class seat for $650 when one purchases a business class ticket.

Does anyone know if I...
Jul 20, 18, 7:25 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By Shawn02139

AA would also block the middle seat for...

AA would also block the middle seat for Platinums, which was a great beneift. Would be much less useful now with the higher load factors
Jul 16, 18, 10:52 am
Replies: 115
Views: 61,904
Posted By Shawn02139

Anyone know if I upgrade with an infant in arms,...

Anyone know if I upgrade with an infant in arms, will the fee include that charge/ T&C on the website are not clear.
Thanks
May 5, 18, 6:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Shawn02139

Thanks for the very useful suggestions. I hadn't...

Thanks for the very useful suggestions. I hadn't occurred to see if I could get a 9W flight (or say a QR flight).

Unfortunately the 9W-AA(BA) flights have nothing for me, and I can't even figure...
May 5, 18, 6:17 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,898
Posted By Shawn02139

ONly tangentially related, but my assistant made...

ONly tangentially related, but my assistant made a mistake in changing return portion of a ticket (which chagned fare basis and perhaps caused a re-issue). I called the EXP line and asked if they...
Apr 28, 18, 2:02 am
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Shawn02139

Thanks David, I think you are right. There are...

Thanks David, I think you are right. There are plenty of AA flights (say to NYC) with D availability, but
I seem to be running afoul of married-segment availability, since expert flyer doesn't show...
Apr 27, 18, 3:49 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Shawn02139

Red face AA ticket & marketed, BA operated, limited D class available: help pls.

Purchase da D-class ticket on AA tickets/flight number r/t for about $4,500 from US to India.

had to change date, so change fee is $450, which is fine, but there is no D class availability on...
Mar 28, 18, 1:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,669
Posted By Shawn02139

This is not AA relevant, but the TWA world club...

This is not AA relevant, but the TWA world club used to be outside security at DCA, I wondered if anyone living very closeby in Arlington might have been tempted to buy a membership just for free...
Mar 16, 18, 6:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 12,994
Posted By Shawn02139

Thanks AutoSlash. Two more questions. First, it...

Thanks AutoSlash. Two more questions. First, it that was hard for me to figure out on the website. Is there a fee to 'redeposit' points for award tickets that are flex and cancelled? Second, if I'm...
Mar 16, 18, 5:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 12,994
Posted By Shawn02139

This seems like a very clever way to use points,...

This seems like a very clever way to use points, no?

For example, we want a BOS>DCA ticket in the evening, that is running $350 or 29,900 points per passenger.

We can however redeem 11,500...
Feb 8, 18, 4:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Shawn02139

potus18 I think might not offer as much...

potus18 I think might not offer as much protection in case of misconnect, no?

Do the fare rules permit end-on-end ticketing? If no, then potus18's suggestion might be the only way
Feb 1, 18, 10:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Shawn02139

764toHI - that's certainly what I would have...

764toHI - that's certainly what I would have done, perhaps even looking for a IAD>FRA>TXL>MUC>SOF routing if permitted so I wouldn't have to buy the o/w. But unfortunately my relative is checking...
Feb 1, 18, 9:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Shawn02139

Thanks revigik, i'll try that. (Wish I had sorted...

Thanks revigik, i'll try that. (Wish I had sorted this out before my 1k status expired last night!)
Feb 1, 18, 7:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Shawn02139

Wonky Fare Question: Ex-Europe Open Jaw

Purchased a ticket for a relative SOF-IAD, IAD-SOF, UA flight number, LH/UA metal, about $800 with W class outbound so I could upgrade him, T class return.

He has flown the outbound but now need...
Jan 20, 18, 11:08 am
Replies: 85
Views: 15,373
Posted By Shawn02139

Yes, this must have been the value of three-class...

Yes, this must have been the value of three-class service. Still an incentive to buy J on AA with hopes of operational or instrument (or automatic, on some fare classes) movement to F.

I wonder if...
Forum: Travel Tools
Jan 12, 18, 8:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,554
Posted By Shawn02139

Are there better alternatives? Expert flyer gives...

Are there better alternatives? Expert flyer gives pretty high quality scheduled/estimated/actual data for city pairs, which is my typical use case, but ti's a pain to log in every time relative to...
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