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Forum: China
Nov 26, 19, 6:27 pm
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

I was browsing for a Chinese-language printout of...

I was browsing for a Chinese-language printout of TWOV rules, and came across this notice regarding interpretation of TWOV, the 144-hour version. Though I know TIMATIC guides all, am I reading this...
Nov 26, 19, 11:25 am
Replies: 5,274
Views: 647,774
Posted By ianmanka

I guess I picked the wrong day to try and redeem...

I guess I picked the wrong day to try and redeem Aeroplan miles. I got a "Your requested itinerary cannot be booked at this time, please try again. If the problem persists, please call the...
Forum: Los Angeles
Nov 15, 19, 9:26 am
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

When LAWA first allowed TNCs to pick up from the...

When LAWA first allowed TNCs to pick up from the airport a few years ago, this particular geofence made much more sense because at the time, it would make enforcement difficult if it extended beyond...
Forum: Los Angeles
Nov 13, 19, 7:42 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 10,540
Posted By ianmanka

So I looked it up (see attached LAWA board...

So I looked it up (see attached LAWA board report), and at their August 1st meeting, LAWA reduced PNF from 14 acres by 5.96 acres to build LAX-it. This represents about 795 spaces. They also may have...
Forum: Los Angeles
Nov 13, 19, 1:47 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

I think there's a geofence whose eastern border...

I think there's a geofence whose eastern border is at Sepulveda Blvd. Anything inside the geofence is charged the LAWA fee and subject to the LAWA rules.
Forum: Los Angeles
Nov 7, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 10,540
Posted By ianmanka

In the LAWA board meetings, the scenario...

In the LAWA board meetings, the scenario regarding leased space for the Park One lot and future expansion allowed LAWA to structure their most recent terms so that LAWA could take any/all parts of...
Forum: Los Angeles
Nov 1, 19, 9:07 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

The ones you saw zip by are ones designated for...

The ones you saw zip by are ones designated for other terminals. Each shuttle bus makes a maximum of one additional stop, so there's dedicated buses for each terminal group: T1/T2, T3/T4, TBIT,...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 29, 19, 7:44 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

Local news featured travelers who claimed to wait...

Local news featured travelers who claimed to wait "45 minutes to an hour" with no shade (except the limited green awnings), plus some news helicopter footage of a long line down the sidewalk islands....
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 29, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

The crosswalks are the biggest time suck of any...

The crosswalks are the biggest time suck of any CTA pedestrian activity. I've waited more than three minutes for a light to change to enable a pedestrian crossing. I don't know if they've changed...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 28, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

Yeah, the LAWA Commissioners had several...

Yeah, the LAWA Commissioners had several questions about it in the most recent Board report, how the experience would work for riders, and basically the answer was "it depends on the TNC." Meaning...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 28, 19, 12:35 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

Yes, I'm wrong, I got TCP and TNC acronyms...

Yes, I'm wrong, I got TCP and TNC acronyms confused.

The Skift chart is the best representation of what's changing in less than 24 hours:

https://i.imgur.com/1fvqcly.png
Forum: China
Oct 14, 19, 6:50 pm
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

Indeed, it was your post upthread that made me...

Indeed, it was your post upthread that made me consider making the plunge for a full visa.
Forum: China
Oct 14, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

I can attest to the availability of parking...

I can attest to the availability of parking around the Los Angeles PRC Consulate. I actually live very close to said Consulate (have never researched its location until recently) and there's a bunch...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 7, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

My guess is all TCP vehicles will have to use...

My guess is all TCP vehicles will have to use this system. What I have noticed is a lot of these drivers park in the central terminal area garage for their passenger and exit the parking structure.
...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 4, 19, 6:38 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

I watched the LAWA board presentation about the...

I watched the LAWA board presentation about the project (August 1st meeting, item #10 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) ,...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 4, 19, 5:06 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

Lot C was replaced by Lot E, which is next to the...

Lot C was replaced by Lot E, which is next to the Proud Bird restaurant on Aviation (halfway to the Green Line rail station). However, they still run a LAX Bus Center bus "C" to the bus terminal...
Forum: Los Angeles
Oct 4, 19, 4:56 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,233
Posted By ianmanka

LAWA has posted their press release...

LAWA has posted their press release (http://lawa.benchurl.com/c/v?e=EA54E5&c=D8CC9) and FAQs (PDF)...
Forum: China
Oct 4, 19, 5:21 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

Most of the article is old news for TWOV, stating...

Most of the article is old news for TWOV, stating a lot of facts and procedures that are all well documented (entry cards, lines, fingerprints, valid itineraries), all while serving you a million...
Forum: China
Oct 3, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

I scanned the two stickers' QR codes from my two...

I scanned the two stickers' QR codes from my two most recent TWOV temporary entry permits. The QR has, in unencrypted text:

LAST FIRST MIDDLE|#|PASSPORT COUNTRY|YYYYMMDD (birthdate)|passport...
Forum: China
Sep 17, 19, 1:48 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

I arrived at T2 at PEK and there is looped audio...

I arrived at T2 at PEK and there is looped audio in English stating that most foreigners must be fingerprinted if they have not visited China since 2017, but if you've already been fingerprinted, you...
Forum: China
Sep 5, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

The itinerary had me stay a night in PEK, so I...

The itinerary had me stay a night in PEK, so I needed the 24h entry permit, which necessitated the TWOV process: BKK-CAN-PEK-SEA. I apologize for not using clear language in my post - I was...
Forum: China
Sep 3, 19, 2:26 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

For the first time, I did TWOV at CAN, arriving...

For the first time, I did TWOV at CAN, arriving from a remote gate at T2. They have a separate blue entry card that is used exclusively for TWOV -- they will not accept the yellow arrival card...
Forum: China
Aug 27, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

Yeah, that's what I expected, but that warning in...

Yeah, that's what I expected, but that warning in the wiki from 2017 had to come from somewhere, which is why I asked. Thanks!
Forum: China
Aug 26, 19, 6:17 pm
Replies: 6,551
Views: 867,677
Posted By ianmanka

Any recent reports from "Known Issue Note 1" in...

Any recent reports from "Known Issue Note 1" in the wiki of this thread regarding 24-hour TWOV in CAN?

My itinerary is compliant - BKK-CAN-PEK-SEA, with arrival time in CAN <24 hours before...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 25, 19, 12:49 am
Replies: 2,091
Views: 254,157
Posted By ianmanka

Cleveland.com: Ambitious Pittsburgh airport plan...

Cleveland.com: Ambitious Pittsburgh airport plan offers lessons for Cleveland Hopkins Steven Litt...
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