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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 10:41 am
Replies: 20
Views: 5,438
Posted By belfordrocks

3 minutes is fairly standard, normally comes out...

3 minutes is fairly standard, normally comes out at around 2500ft assuming a -800ft rate of descent. Some airports have special procedures, which include lowering the gear earlier than that.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 10:40 am
Replies: 100
Views: 15,984
Posted By belfordrocks

On a daytime flight, 9 hours. I won't do...

On a daytime flight, 9 hours.

I won't do economy on any kid of redeye.

Exception: if I'm doing a last minute booking and can tell that the flight will be empty enough to get an entire row in...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 8:02 am
Replies: 304
Views: 107,634
Posted By belfordrocks

Any time you are a consumer of any product of a...

Any time you are a consumer of any product of a large corporation, you are doing exactly that... so I have no intention of inconveniencing my life to spite the wealthy.
Replies: 992
Views: 194,045
Posted By belfordrocks

499 is the same price I got for AMS-HKG, but from...

499 is the same price I got for AMS-HKG, but from el cheap economy basic instead of full fare.
Jan 6, 20, 2:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By belfordrocks

My advice is keep what you got

My advice is keep what you got
Dec 30, 19, 9:48 pm
Replies: 3,858
Views: 810,314
Posted By belfordrocks

Except that OMAAT is nobody's boss and nobody is...

Except that OMAAT is nobody's boss and nobody is obligated to stick around. So if they keep sticking around for the sole purpose of generating hatred, then yes, probably jealousy.
Dec 30, 19, 1:19 pm
Replies: 931
Views: 301,927
Posted By belfordrocks

The second and third numbers in the Airbus...

The second and third numbers in the Airbus subtype sequence represent engine type
Dec 26, 19, 5:51 am
Replies: 45
Views: 13,423
Posted By belfordrocks

I always maintain that opposite aisle-aisle is...

I always maintain that opposite aisle-aisle is the best seat assignment for 2 people travelling together, especially if you know the flight will be full
Dec 11, 19, 10:06 pm
Replies: 2,971
Views: 977,476
Posted By belfordrocks

You'd think if there was, it'd be shared by now ;)

You'd think if there was, it'd be shared by now ;)
Nov 22, 19, 9:59 am
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By belfordrocks

Unwanted Dynamic Currency Conversion

Hi all,

Recently had a rental out of CDG, and I just received the email receipt that had me charged in my local currency instead of EUR. Of course I am aware of DCC and never accept it if I am...
Replies: 992
Views: 194,045
Posted By belfordrocks

Initially at OLCI, but I hesitated a bit and by...

Initially at OLCI, but I hesitated a bit and by the time I decided to pull the trigger the day before, it was gone.

Got to the check in desk and asked for upgrade availability, initially the agent...
Replies: 992
Views: 194,045
Posted By belfordrocks

HKG-AMS - 499EUR from Y (cheapest economy light...

HKG-AMS - 499EUR from Y (cheapest economy light ticket) to J

Got the last J seat too, vs. a full house in the back of the bus
Replies: 12
Views: 1,607
Posted By belfordrocks

The only school in Ballarat I believe is the aero...

The only school in Ballarat I believe is the aero club that is run by APTA, the same organisation that runs MFT in Melbourne. The training seems good but it appears the owner has fallen into some...
Nov 13, 19, 2:20 am
Replies: 69
Views: 20,712
Posted By belfordrocks

On an unrelated note, how does the Hotel Hoppa...

On an unrelated note, how does the Hotel Hoppa make money? Given I've seen a grand total of 2 pax across maybe 5 buses so far, I'm guessing the answer is it doesn't?
Nov 12, 19, 2:32 am
Replies: 69
Views: 20,712
Posted By belfordrocks

Update: just took the free bus, which was cheap...

Update: just took the free bus, which was cheap and easy enough. Not worth doing all of the pod shenanigans for 5 pounds just to save 5 minutes.

Thistle is what everyone said, basic but convenient...
Nov 10, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 69
Views: 20,712
Posted By belfordrocks

Thanks for the reply. Of course I know that...

Thanks for the reply. Of course I know that unscrupulous methods exist ;) but I was more wondering if there were less convenient but still legitimate ways of accessing the pods if we do not use the...
Nov 10, 19, 10:16 am
Replies: 69
Views: 20,712
Posted By belfordrocks

Bumping this topic again, I'm planning on staying...

Bumping this topic again, I'm planning on staying at Thistle after coming off a BA flight, and am intrigued by the idea of the pods. Is there a way to access the pod system for free without using the...
Oct 18, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 23,857
Posted By belfordrocks

This + spreading out as soon as the doors are...

This + spreading out as soon as the doors are closed.
Oct 15, 19, 1:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By belfordrocks

True, on UA at least, so possibly if you're...

True, on UA at least, so possibly if you're free-agent enough, combining it with a one way return on Norwegian/Icelandair etc
Oct 15, 19, 1:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By belfordrocks

Could always go to Europe, try for a 70k saver...

Could always go to Europe, try for a 70k saver business award overnight on the way out there, and return in coach on a daytime flight (paid)
Oct 10, 19, 12:48 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,672
Posted By belfordrocks

I also recall one of the reasons this is done, is...

I also recall one of the reasons this is done, is that if a certain regional has operational difficulties or goes on strike, the damage is more dispersed
Oct 8, 19, 7:22 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,667
Posted By belfordrocks

Man is that a sight for sore eyes

Man is that a sight for sore eyes
Oct 6, 19, 6:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By belfordrocks

My interpretation of OP is that he already booked...

My interpretation of OP is that he already booked SFO-HKG a long time ago, and is only now tagging along HKG-SIN due to the unrest, which explains why he didn't go SFO-SIN direct, etc
Oct 6, 19, 4:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By belfordrocks

I definitely get your reasons (1) and (3), but...

I definitely get your reasons (1) and (3), but since SQ1 operates with the same aircraft on both legs, (2) should not be a factor
Oct 4, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By belfordrocks

Is it possible to book a lap infant with American...

Is it possible to book a lap infant with American on PDX-AKL only, then contact FJ for a lap infant on AKL-NAN?
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