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Apr 5, 21, 12:00 pm
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Posted By newflyer530

I had the same. I used to always get connected to...

I had the same. I used to always get connected to Dutch agents and everything usually goes smoothly. But recently got an agent with Italian accent and he couldn’t cancel an award ticket for me as the...
Apr 4, 21, 7:49 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

Had a rather annoying experience today. ...

Had a rather annoying experience today.

Sitting in the AM lounge now in MEX and am due to fly MEX-AMS with Aeromexico, check-in staff insisted that my PCR test done within 24h of departure is not...
Mar 30, 21, 12:58 am
Replies: 1,035
Views: 56,356
Posted By newflyer530

Transit is fine

Sitting in the 2E lounge waiting for my flight to MEX.

Schengen-CDG-Non Schengen transit at CDG is absolutely fine.

After stepping off the BCN-CDG flight, some police officers were meeting us...
Mar 24, 21, 5:50 am
Replies: 1,035
Views: 56,356
Posted By newflyer530

This is really frustrating. Can they not just...

This is really frustrating. Can they not just make it clear for transit passengers? I could rebook to go via AMS but I might as well just risk it going via CDG...
Mar 23, 21, 6:18 pm
Replies: 1,035
Views: 56,356
Posted By newflyer530

On exit rule: If I travel BCN-CDG-MEX all on AF...

On exit rule: If I travel BCN-CDG-MEX all on AF flights, with a 3 hour layover at CDG, holding a non-EU passport and EU residence card, will I be allowed to depart France on my CDG-MEX flight?
Mar 14, 21, 3:43 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

How about incident rate per 100k...

How about incident rate per 100k (https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea) in the same 2-week period? It was 362 in the Netherlands and 528 in Sweden. Germany has an incident rate of 137...
Mar 5, 21, 1:32 pm
Replies: 420
Views: 54,973
Posted By newflyer530

That's outright made-up BS by the agent... Ticket...

That's outright made-up BS by the agent... Ticket will be under EK control within 24 hours of departure.
Feb 23, 21, 6:29 pm
Replies: 420
Views: 54,973
Posted By newflyer530

Beware! You may want to plate this on a more...

Beware! You may want to plate this on a more reputable airline such as EK, just in case things go south.

If your itinerary touches KUL and involves MH, your ticket might get issued by MH. They are...
Jan 19, 21, 6:51 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

NL government will hold a press conference...

NL government will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce new COVID measures, in addition to a possible curfew, they are also discussing expanding PCR test + rapid test currently for the UK and...
Jan 19, 21, 4:50 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

Slightly off topic, but over the past weekend, I...

Slightly off topic, but over the past weekend, I took the regional local train from Germany into the Netherlands. This trip doesn't require any PCR test as obviously the Dutch government believes...
Jan 14, 21, 11:31 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

Negative test or no flight also looming for...

Negative test or no flight also looming for Germany... They just passed a new regulation with very vague wording that in the future, anyone departing for Germany from a high risk country (>200 per...
Jan 13, 21, 6:41 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

I think FRA testing (Centogene or something like...

I think FRA testing (Centogene or something like that) is a private lab. Given the affordable price (50/60 eur only) I wonder if there's gov subsidy to incentivize private labs.
Yeah I think NL...
Jan 13, 21, 5:12 am
Replies: 209
Views: 34,370
Posted By newflyer530

I was in the Schengen lounge earlier this month,...

I was in the Schengen lounge earlier this month, on top of the bland sandwich, some hot food was there (sweet and sour chicken, rice and some sort of pasta). Felt almost like pre-pandemic level of...
Jan 13, 21, 5:04 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

I agree with you on the psychological implication...

I agree with you on the psychological implication of this testing policy. Also, with more and more (major) countries making testing before travel mandatory (now that Canada, the US and the UK all...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By newflyer530

This happens to about 60-70% of the calls I made...

This happens to about 60-70% of the calls I made to LH in the past few months (even though I don't call LH often, only 3 bookings which I had to get in touch in the past year), but still this seems...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By newflyer530

Is it just me or LH call center line is constantly malfunctioning?

Been trying to reach LH in the past 20 or so minutes with no success, after a very old-fashioned ring tone, the line either goes straight to dead silence, or there's some brief scratching noice as if...
Replies: 6,117
Views: 1,235,101
Posted By newflyer530

Would appreciate any wisdom here. Planning to fly...

Would appreciate any wisdom here. Planning to fly SOF-FRA and then take the DB train from FRA into the Netherlands on the same day (no overnight in Germany). I'm on a non-EU passport and Dutch...
Jan 10, 21, 4:05 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,671
Posted By newflyer530

Glad to hear! Enjoy your flight :)

Glad to hear! Enjoy your flight :)
Jan 6, 21, 3:30 am
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

A Dutch teenager was arrested at ZRH for...

A Dutch teenager was arrested at ZRH for attempting to board an AMS bound flight with a fake negative test result, after testing positive and breaking quarantine in the southwestern Swiss canton of...
Jan 5, 21, 9:51 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,671
Posted By newflyer530

Not exactly the same as OP's scenario but wanted...

Not exactly the same as OP's scenario but wanted to share my experience from 2 weeks ago.

I was on a KLM ticket AMS-MAD and a separate Aeromexico ticket MAD-MEX. At the AMS Sky Priority check-in...
Jan 4, 21, 2:32 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

By objective, I meant to prevent NL residents...

By objective, I meant to prevent NL residents from traveling abroad right now. Yeah also baffles me why transit pax isn't exempt.
Forum: SkyTeam
Jan 4, 21, 2:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,735
Posted By newflyer530

I'm Plat with KLM, had consistent greetings on...

I'm Plat with KLM, had consistent greetings on CI, MU and MF, can't remember if I got it on KE.

On KLM, never greeted on short haul, however was addressed by my last name (throughout the flight)...
Jan 4, 21, 2:21 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

I thought the "secret" objective is pretty much...

I thought the "secret" objective is pretty much the whole intention of this PCR requirement until I read that transit pax aren't exempt. I secretly suspect the finance minister doesn't even talk to...
Jan 4, 21, 2:13 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

Although there's no way on earth I'm supportive...

Although there's no way on earth I'm supportive of NL gov's stupid PCR requirement, I think claiming that this will lead to KLM going belly up is an overreaction. You may always argue that you moved...
Jan 4, 21, 12:13 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 49,014
Posted By newflyer530

I think that's honestly overly dramatic. The...

I think that's honestly overly dramatic. The Dutch gov did put in quite some money to save KLM back in Oct/Nov 2020.

Also I've been flying KLM to/from AMS in the past few days after they...
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