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Jan 11, 19, 10:13 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

The front section of J has no overhead bins in...

The front section of J has no overhead bins in the center. This gives the cabin a very airy feel.
And the ice-blue lighting makes it feel like a very chic ice cave.

Enjoy!
Jan 6, 19, 12:01 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

SQ accrual rates (in J) are better with Mileage...

SQ accrual rates (in J) are better with Mileage Plan than with MileagePlus. So, I'm comfortable with how many redeemable miles I'll earn.
I recently sampled SQ A380 J, and I was concerned about the...
Jan 4, 19, 10:50 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

hope your miles posted. I make MVP Gold so no...

hope your miles posted. I make MVP Gold so no 75K this year. I did get a bit of ahead start for 2019 with the second half of my CX flight back from NRT counting for 2019.
I have one more CX flight...
Jan 1, 19, 12:34 am
Replies: 391
Views: 86,894
Posted By osotoc

Post Xmas 2018 stay

Stay: 27-31/12 2018 (tel:27-31/12 2018)
Status: Platinum Premier
Room: booked a double bed regular room at military/USG rate.
Suite Night Award: applied 4 to the booking
Result: upgraded to The...
Jan 1, 19, 12:04 am
Replies: 183
Views: 43,176
Posted By osotoc

St Regis Osaka

12/27-12/31 2018 stay as Platinum Premier.

At checkin, handed this explainer of my benefits.

Mini-bar allowance was honored. Took snacks daily to stock up for Shinkansen train ride to Tokyo....
Dec 6, 18, 8:39 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,143
Posted By osotoc

Good question. 'm in Tokyo 12/31-1/2, and I'm...

Good question.
'm in Tokyo 12/31-1/2, and I'm also curious to which year the nights will be credited.
I've never crossed years before either.

Hopefully, someone else on FT has some experience...
Nov 26, 18, 12:59 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

Toronto should be nice. I've yet to visit there,...

Toronto should be nice. I've yet to visit there, but it's on my list when back in the US.
I had to move my AS transcontinental flight back a weekend. Work trip interfering.
Plus, the JFK-PDX...
Nov 3, 18, 2:33 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

Hi! My transcon is in Jan 2019! I'm very...

Hi! My transcon is in Jan 2019! I'm very excited to try JFK-PDX; although, it was moved up from 1030 to 0720, which means an earlier arrival at JFK. :-(
I did fly AS F from DFW-SEA last month. It...
Oct 21, 18, 9:27 am
Replies: 388
Views: 38,845
Posted By osotoc

I'm schedule to fly JFK-PDX in February 2019. ...

I'm schedule to fly JFK-PDX in February 2019. I'm wondering if anything will change by then. One can only hope!
Sep 5, 18, 11:04 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By osotoc

Being a military man, I am good at following...

Being a military man, I am good at following directions. haha!
Sep 5, 18, 6:23 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By osotoc

Talking HAHA! I'll think of this next time I'm in a...

HAHA! I'll think of this next time I'm in a security line with folks who can't figure out what's going on. :p
Sep 5, 18, 12:43 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By osotoc

I'm sure each airline's website do their best to...

I'm sure each airline's website do their best to show what they need to show to get you to keep clicking and eventually buying a ticket.
Personally, I'm savvy enough when I'm searching for a deal to...
Sep 4, 18, 4:32 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,717
Posted By osotoc

My husband and I fly CX J a lot, and have found...

My husband and I fly CX J a lot, and have found the window seats to be the best seats, even for a couple.
We do brief chats when we get up to stretch our legs or go to the lavatory, but we enjoy the...
Sep 4, 18, 4:01 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By osotoc

Since the website indicates how to find the...

Since the website indicates how to find the "lowest fare," CX likely figures you can choose that one or take a gander at the other offerings for those days.
I don't think CX is trying to bait and...
Sep 2, 18, 12:02 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

We Uber'd a few times during on BKK trip and most...

We Uber'd a few times during on BKK trip and most of the time it was bumper-to-bumper traffic. It was crazy, but just like our time in Hanoi, it was all part of the city's charm.
We did find the...
Sep 1, 18, 11:51 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

Flying via SIN Terminal 4, CX has a nice new...

Flying via SIN Terminal 4, CX has a nice new lounge for it's 5-7 daily flights back to HKG.
With Terminal 4 being geo-graphically separated from Term 1-3, no other Oneworld-ers can conveniently use...
Aug 30, 18, 9:06 am
Replies: 797
Views: 65,213
Posted By osotoc

Crossed 50 on SPG in June and received my 10 SNA....

Crossed 50 on SPG in June and received my 10 SNA. When I combined accounts post-18 Aug, I passed 75 nights, and this morning, I selected 5 additional SNA. Nice to have the additional 5 through Dec...
Aug 28, 18, 1:48 am
Replies: 116
Views: 11,253
Posted By osotoc

Sticking with Marriott. I'm not overly emotional...

Sticking with Marriott. I'm not overly emotional about the merger and IT issues. Just a blip in the long loyalty game.

Personally, I don't think anyone will for anyone else be able to quell...
Aug 25, 18, 11:33 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,620
Posted By osotoc

I had only completely forgotten AY redemptions...

I had only completely forgotten AY redemptions were still pending when I saw the announcement that that were live.
I'm based out of Europe, so I find the AY options for J flights to Asia to be...
Aug 25, 18, 1:44 pm
Replies: 246
Views: 16,577
Posted By osotoc

I stay at Hilton properties for my big work trip...

I stay at Hilton properties for my big work trip once a year. I don't mind it as it's close to the event and with the team.

It's the destination that usually drives my personal travel...
Aug 25, 18, 10:47 am
Replies: 246
Views: 16,577
Posted By osotoc

It's dogs and cats living together....MASS...

It's dogs and cats living together....MASS HYSTERIA!!!

(A little perspective goes a long way. haha)
Aug 24, 18, 3:53 am
Replies: 126
Views: 16,518
Posted By osotoc

Thanks. This is helpful. Yes, the blog post...

Thanks. This is helpful.

Yes, the blog post title could mislead readers as it did you, but I take it as "investment banking" in the broad sense of "Wall Street" and every job packed into that.
In...
Aug 24, 18, 3:26 am
Replies: 246
Views: 16,577
Posted By osotoc

Very true. This is a niche hobby on a forum...

Very true. This is a niche hobby on a forum (which I do like, mind you) made of an even smaller niche of power-users who like, use, and understand this stuff.
We all want this merger to be smooth...
Aug 24, 18, 2:35 am
Replies: 126
Views: 16,518
Posted By osotoc

I've heard multiple podcasts and interview with...

I've heard multiple podcasts and interview with TPG where he's talked openly about his HR job at Morgan Stanley.
I guess he could've said "he worked in the investment banking world at Morgan...
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