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Nov 22, 13, 2:42 am
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Posted By burlax

If one were to guess, probably the latter. ...

If one were to guess, probably the latter. Although the lawyerly smart thing would be to do the latter under the pretext of the former.
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Views: 1,707
Posted By burlax

You should not waste your time on trying to get...

You should not waste your time on trying to get assurances because (i) regardless of verbal assurances, US will not reimburse you for loss/damage to camera and electronics in checked baggage, (ii)...
Nov 22, 13, 12:08 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By burlax

People cannot help you in any meaningful way...

People cannot help you in any meaningful way without knowing the details about your 'trade'.

And you remained vague about what exactly happened.

It is good to be vague, but then you shouldn't...
Nov 21, 13, 11:35 pm
Nov 21, 13, 11:27 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By burlax

But so are many things in the Western culture. ...

But so are many things in the Western culture. You don't get shocked when asked 'how are you' even though you know that your well-being is the last thing on the other person's mind.

That...
Nov 21, 13, 11:22 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,051
Posted By burlax

No question about it - book with TK. "Comfort"...

No question about it - book with TK. "Comfort" is a true Premium Economy. E+ is NOT Premium Economy, it's true baseline coach with better legroom.
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Views: 4,061
Posted By burlax

I'd NEVER chance this. Going to a substantially...

I'd NEVER chance this. Going to a substantially different frequency is a no-no because resistance of some electronic components varies with frequency, which, given the same voltage, would cause the...
Nov 21, 13, 11:06 pm
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Views: 271,522
Posted By burlax

How do you know ( serious question )? The...

How do you know ( serious question )? The profit-sharing agreement might allocate profits differently depending on the channel through which the tickets were acquired.
Nov 21, 13, 10:40 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 12,676
Posted By burlax

According the applicable rule - vassal of my...

According the applicable rule - vassal of my vassal is not my vassal - FA of the regional airline does not have to bow to UA's policies and procedures. She properly denied you access to her cans.
Nov 21, 13, 9:52 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,282
Posted By burlax

Not usually. The default rule is that everybody...

Not usually. The default rule is that everybody pays his own legal fees. You can have it otherwise with a contractual provision, but you will not find any form contract with such a provision. In...
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Views: 303,616
Posted By burlax

AC still serves DCA, but AFAIK, they don't have...

AC still serves DCA, but AFAIK, they don't have any US domestic flights. The idea behind giving up slots was to let ( domestic ) LCCs to move in and to keep ( domestic ) fares competitive ( aka low...
Nov 21, 13, 9:13 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 12,676
Posted By burlax

You're not supposed to touch FAs cans anymore. ...

You're not supposed to touch FAs cans anymore. It's the 21st century, not wild 60s.
Nov 21, 13, 9:02 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By burlax

Lost revenue isn't intangible, but it doesn't...

Lost revenue isn't intangible, but it doesn't happen until later and it cannot be attributed to any given management decision. And you can always blame declining sales on something else - Hurricane...
Nov 21, 13, 8:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By burlax

Was that white paper actually implemented or was...

Was that white paper actually implemented or was it simply a graphomania product? Because it looks like something MBAs routinely prepare to 'impress' investors.
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Views: 303,616
Posted By burlax

AC is in Air Canadia? If so, what does it have...

AC is in Air Canadia? If so, what does it have to do with the competitive stance on the US domestic market?
Nov 21, 13, 8:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By burlax

You are describing potential ramifications. But...

You are describing potential ramifications. But as you know, UA primary concern is the cost/savings reflected on the balance sheet, not some intangible ill-will or contempt that do not log in the...
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Views: 1,017
Posted By burlax

Sometimes I wonder if you ever think before you...

Sometimes I wonder if you ever think before you post. Do you have first-hand knowledge/experience with cases when ORC posted but BIS didn't? Because, you know, ORC in this case ( if given ) would...
Nov 21, 13, 7:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By burlax

A simple cost analysis. Why spend money to...

A simple cost analysis. Why spend money to analyze whether an ad applies to a given customer when you can shift that cost by sending the ad to everyone and have the customer spend HIS time to decide...
Nov 21, 13, 7:52 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,282
Posted By burlax

Actually, the true ( unstated ) reason is that...

Actually, the true ( unstated ) reason is that you will incur legal costs if you decide to get what's rightfully yours, and you are signing NDA in exchange for UA's not forcing you to litigate to pry...
Replies: 56
Views: 4,061
Posted By burlax

Of course not. Rich people are all about 'I'...

Of course not.

Rich people are all about 'I' - iphone, ipod, ipad, etc.

Also, don't forget - Rich people are the heart, the mind, and the soul of ARE great country. They create jobs, shoulder...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By burlax

Call preferred desk, explain the situation and...

Call preferred desk, explain the situation and ask for original routing credit as the post above suggests. Explain that you booked your original flights in part to complete the preferred trial. If...
Nov 21, 13, 7:08 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 37,005
Posted By burlax

IIRC, UA receipt itemizes the fees, no? And...

IIRC, UA receipt itemizes the fees, no?

And if so, the OP could just post a snippet.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,563
Posted By burlax

Please write a thank-you letter or email if you...

Please write a thank-you letter or email if you can.

This is great customer service and deserves to be noted ( I was surprised to read this ).
Replies: 56
Views: 4,061
Posted By burlax

Power outlets and maybe WiFi is all you really...

Power outlets and maybe WiFi is all you really need as a IFE.

If you're booking in a premium cabin, you likely have an iPad with your favorite content.

And as to coach, I haven't seen any US...
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