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Dec 6, 15, 2:14 pm
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Posted By steve32

Nice bennies

All Alaska Airlines terminal personnel were quite familiar with my AA Platinum benefits, including up to two free checked bags. Just needed the one for my dive fins and extra clothes for 8 days.
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Views: 65,318
Posted By steve32

Current strictness size of carry on?

A while ago there was a spat of strictness to the carry on sizer.

Is that over, and back to carry on an Eagle Creek medium not stuffed, which is about one inch over in each direction, and the...
Nov 23, 15, 5:20 am
Replies: 56
Views: 13,274
Posted By steve32

I thought I'd seen it all, but on a recent...

I thought I'd seen it all, but on a recent flight to Tampa I was scammed by the Archbishop of New Orleans.

I was A-26 standing in line to board. He asked my number. I replied I was A-26. He...
Jan 9, 15, 5:40 pm
Replies: 446
Views: 67,790
Posted By steve32

That is not exactly what that ruling says. It...

That is not exactly what that ruling says. It said he may have had a good case if he appealed a different point, but since he didn't they can't consider that aspect "in the instant case" [they didn't...
Jan 4, 15, 10:47 am
Replies: 458
Views: 77,597
Posted By steve32

"CAN invest in" but don't have to = translation...

"CAN invest in" but don't have to = translation => will make us more profit

"based on our study of industry trends & policies of our competitors" = translation => other airlines get away with it...
Jan 1, 15, 2:44 pm
Replies: 1,199
Views: 176,121
Posted By steve32

Per every ice cream serving establishment on the...

Per every ice cream serving establishment on the ground, what differentiates just scoops of ice cream in a container and a sundae is that sundaes have a topping (and typically some whipped cream and...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 24, 14, 1:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,759
Posted By steve32

I am already carrying snacks for myself, and...

I am already carrying snacks for myself, and carry a 24-oz empty soda bottle for filling with cold water after getting through security, plus I always have at least one book readily available, and my...
Jan 24, 14, 1:22 pm
Replies: 7,672
Views: 627,791
Posted By steve32

Similar to elc2414, my parental units are looking...

Similar to elc2414, my parental units are looking to book another trip to Hawaii ("WAS"-KOA) in early December 2014, and asked for my help as they are having trouble finding award space.

I tried...
Replies: 89
Views: 12,802
Posted By steve32

Consolidating onto flights that earn AA Elite...

Consolidating onto flights that earn AA Elite Qualifying Points or Miles is the cheapest way to go, as there should be essentially no additional cost--you were flying there anyway.

Next would be...
Dec 16, 11, 9:42 am
Replies: 255
Views: 34,545
Posted By steve32

There are a number of strong reasons against $1...

There are a number of strong reasons against $1 and $2 coins.

1) The $1 bill is essentially a universal symbol for money the world over. I have seen advertisements in foreign countries that use...
Replies: 285
Views: 31,932
Posted By steve32

Electronics that are manufactured to approved...

Electronics that are manufactured to approved specs for use in the US have not had issues with interfering with the airplane electronics, however there are some foreign electronics that have had...
Dec 15, 11, 10:50 am
Replies: 330
Views: 54,579
Posted By steve32

When I was flying an MR to Gatwick, coming back I...

When I was flying an MR to Gatwick, coming back I was flagged by AA staff while I was still waiting in Immigration line, that my next flight would arrive late (routing was...
Dec 15, 11, 10:34 am
Replies: 1,862
Views: 8,056
Posted By steve32

They are now the same as all the other airlines. ...

They are now the same as all the other airlines.

They would have done this earlier, but since they have the oldest computerized reservation system (since they were first), they allegedly had...
Dec 15, 11, 10:29 am
Replies: 1,862
Views: 8,056
Posted By steve32

Hahahahaha, If you are able to pull off 10...

Hahahahaha,

If you are able to pull off 10 million BIS miles, I would think you are riding in the cargo hold in a coffin by the time you cross that threshold.

Those doing 100k miles a year will...
Dec 12, 11, 2:26 pm
Replies: 322
Views: 66,919
Posted By steve32

I only just crossed 400k BIS miles on all...

I only just crossed 400k BIS miles on all airlines, both paid and awards, two and a half years after I earned 2MM on the old rules.

I am very glad I pushed and earned the 2MM between Jan 2006 and...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By steve32

Any question like that of course should be...

Any question like that of course should be inquired of AA Customer Service.

FlyerTalk is not AA Customer Service.

Steve32
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 6, 11, 1:47 am
Replies: 325
Views: 78,351
Posted By steve32

The term is called "gouging"

I believe the term people are trying to come up with is "gouging".

The State of Maryland or Montgomery County passed a then recent anti-gouging law when the gas prices started getting very...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 6, 11, 12:31 am
Replies: 175
Views: 26,342
Posted By steve32

Fall 2007 oneWorld Business award routed to be...

Fall 2007 oneWorld Business award routed to be RTW, for 150,000 AA miles and $194 in taxes/fees, and an example of how to really use a oneWorld award:

DCA-(AA)-ORD-(AA)-YYZ-(BA)-LHR-(BA)-NRT ...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,039
Posted By steve32

Oh, I don't know. 2007 I flew...

Oh, I don't know.

2007 I flew DCA-DFW-LGW-DFW-DCA. Twice on successive weekends. I did stay most of 24 hours and went to several museums, etc. But that routing doubled the miles earned.

2008...
Replies: 62
Views: 3,809
Posted By steve32

Was checking out an FTers past posts and saw this...

Was checking out an FTers past posts and saw this thread.

To be technical, no airlines heat their cabins. The air is channeled out from the compressed air going into the engine intakes, which...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By steve32

Last year I tried calling Fisher House about...

Last year I tried calling Fisher House about their using my expiring eVIPs, but they said they could not. They only take miles donations and those are turned into award tickets (which are not...
Replies: 652
Views: 71,247
Posted By steve32

BITE YOUR TONGUE! My DVD player is very nice...

BITE YOUR TONGUE!

My DVD player is very nice except that brand's battery has never worked right.

My DVD player works great plugged into the DC power ports, but is not functional plugged into...
Replies: 6,237
Views: 404,109
Posted By steve32

If you were AA platinum/OW Sapphire, you could...

If you were AA platinum/OW Sapphire, you could get free beer in the business class airport lounges while waiting for your next flights, but economy does not have free alcohol (excepting for AA EXP on...
Replies: 66
Views: 15,241
Posted By steve32

I tried to do this last year but could not. The...

I tried to do this last year but could not. The tickets given to family members are from donated miles and so are not eligible for upgrading. Any family members flying on paid tickets have the...
Jan 14, 11, 1:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By steve32

The key to taking advantage of the system is you...

The key to taking advantage of the system is you have to be flexible and do what and go where the airlines want you to go.

If you are going to restrict yourself to a single weekend and required...
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