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Forum: Star Alliance
Aug 19, 19, 7:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By paperwastage

*G definitely has access to replacement lounge. ...

*G definitely has access to replacement lounge.

I'm talking about whether *G has access to showers for free. Technically the showers are a paid line item in the lounge price list. Priority Pass...
Forum: Star Alliance
Aug 18, 19, 6:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By paperwastage

at SIN, note that the KF lounges don't have...

at SIN, note that the KF lounges don't have showers*. I don't think the TG lounge has showers either

*technically the KF lounge at T3 is under renovation, the temporary replacement lounge do have...
Aug 17, 19, 5:23 am
Replies: 310
Views: 29,040
Posted By paperwastage

Inaugural only loaded up to q 3/31 ewr-hnd...

Inaugural only loaded up to q

3/31 ewr-hnd has everything loaded (up to K/G/N)

Seat map for ewr-hnd seems to be old 777-200 2-2-2 business class? They would want to use Polaris business for...
Aug 16, 19, 2:52 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 29,040
Posted By paperwastage

Anyone know why the new LAX/EWR flights to/from...

Anyone know why the new LAX/EWR flights to/from HND are banked roughly the same time as NRT?

Was it a slot or rotation issue at HND? I would imagine that UA wants to offer different times (USA-TYO...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 16, 19, 8:02 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,554
Posted By paperwastage

The staff canteen (t1 basement and t2 carpark...

The staff canteen (t1 basement and t2 carpark rooftop) air conditioning is a little weak, just fyi
Aug 15, 19, 5:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By paperwastage

sold on a regular UA 016 ticket stock credited to...

sold on a regular UA 016 ticket stock credited to UA? you get 5x dollar amount for RDM, 7x/8/9/11... for premier members. should be 100% PQM (unless basic economy, which is not true for transpacific...
Aug 15, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By paperwastage

No The only benefit you get is BG2 (along...

No

The only benefit you get is BG2 (along with premier silver). No extra bags or bag allowance, no premier access, no free e+, no upgrade

Technically with BG2, you avoid the carry-on check for...
Aug 14, 19, 4:33 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By paperwastage

I can book SIN-KUL leg on SQ as part of a UA...

I can book SIN-KUL leg on SQ as part of a UA ticket USA-KUL (SQ Q class, earns 0% everywhere but SQ, and its so short)



EF shows that SQ and 3K are valid airlines for SIN-<east-asia>. matrix...
Aug 13, 19, 2:17 pm
Replies: 1,129
Views: 281,802
Posted By paperwastage

Current coverage doesn't seem to cover. You can...

Current coverage doesn't seem to cover. You can try calling the chase benefits hotline and asking (and calling Cathay to see if they are willing to waive change/cancel fees)

​you can't buy new...
Aug 13, 19, 7:43 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,554
Posted By paperwastage

Per DOT rules, Delta and AA conditions of...

Per DOT rules, Delta and AA conditions of carriage on cancelled flights

You have choice of
1) cancel and refund of all unused segment
2) transportation on alternative flights, possibly on an...
Aug 12, 19, 6:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By paperwastage

if you travel enough, buy an annual trip...

if you travel enough, buy an annual trip insurance policy out of pocket. could get purchased for $300

you can find/pick and choose what to cover (and at what limit/conditions): baggage delay, trip...
Aug 12, 19, 4:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By paperwastage

looks like KE is more cautious than they could be...

looks like KE is more cautious than they could be (as I mentioned, AC doesn't care that much and only makes the user confirm their intentions during checkout

OZ/JAL got into trouble too, wonder if...
Aug 12, 19, 1:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By paperwastage

LAX-ICN-SFO is fine, that's a regular open jaw...

LAX-ICN-SFO is fine, that's a regular open jaw and doesn't compete with LAX-SFO (who wants to fly 15 extra hours, other to mileage run :)

AC though would come closer to cabotage

if you try to...
Aug 12, 19, 11:04 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By paperwastage

Yes Even on separate tickets...

Yes

Even on separate tickets (cash/award/mixture) - looks like airlines in Korea have mechanisms to detect this , and force a 96-hour stopover to comply with their interpretation of USA DOT rules...
Aug 11, 19, 1:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By paperwastage

Narita removed transit security for some flights...

Narita removed transit security for some flights coming from USA. I know UA and NH are part of that program, not sure SQ is part of it.

For this method: once you land, you have option to go...
Aug 9, 19, 7:20 pm
Replies: 437
Views: 78,440
Posted By paperwastage

a lot of wedding vendors may not take credit...

a lot of wedding vendors may not take credit cards, or offer discounts for paying cash

check them first
Aug 5, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 6,946
Views: 445,758
Posted By paperwastage

I guess I'm complaining more about the speed of...

I guess I'm complaining more about the speed of detection.

Otherwise I feel like an idiot, holding card over machine for 3-4 seconds versus just inserting chip and waiting

(Vending machine...
Aug 5, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 6,946
Views: 445,758
Posted By paperwastage

How do people use contactless? For vending...

How do people use contactless?

For vending machines, those devices are very responsive, detects the card 2-3inchrs away, chirps/flashes the four bar LED and registers the transaction quickly
For...
Aug 3, 19, 8:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By paperwastage

make sure you check how/whether carrier supports...

make sure you check how/whether carrier supports it

eg, united/AA, supposed to put EXTRASEAT somewhere on the name...
Aug 3, 19, 5:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By paperwastage

Maybe, not really? On PP, they said same day...

Maybe, not really?

On PP, they said same day 4-hr before departure. Technically u arrived, not departed.

My flight was at 12:30am, they granted me access at 8:15pm(they did check and said close...
Aug 3, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By paperwastage

Maybe, not really? On PP, they said same day...

Maybe, not really?

On PP, they said same day 4-hr before departure. Technically u arrived, not departed.

My flight was at 12:30am, they granted me access at 8:15pm(they did check and said close...
Aug 3, 19, 2:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By paperwastage

for each person, buy three seats on Hainan for...

for each person, buy three seats on Hainan for $400 each = $1200 = 80k points each

economy lie-flat. buy 5/7 seats to share between the 3 of you if you want to save $
Aug 1, 19, 6:32 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 15,755
Posted By paperwastage

I'm sure they have lawyers inhouse on salary -...

I'm sure they have lawyers inhouse on salary - maybe they got bored one quarter and sent out the demand letter

or LH was whispering in their ears (LH filed an actual lawsuit, not just a demand...
Aug 1, 19, 6:30 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 29,040
Posted By paperwastage

i know. but it's possible to fulfill a govt...

i know. but it's possible to fulfill a govt contract with KE metal (well, maybe not that specific contract for USA-MNL, but there are other govt contracts with US3 codesharing on foreign metal)
Aug 1, 19, 6:26 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 29,040
Posted By paperwastage

it's not impossible that ICN-MNL is served by KE...

it's not impossible that ICN-MNL is served by KE with DL codeshare

various JV/openskies (may) allow that now- japan, australia, EU-openskies
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