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May 12, 19, 3:08 pm
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Posted By ClaesJ

Sorry the second JFK should have read LHR! Edited

Sorry the second JFK should have read LHR! Edited
May 12, 19, 2:54 pm
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Views: 98,670
Posted By ClaesJ

A scenario I have not yet seen answered but...

A scenario I have not yet seen answered but forgive me if I missed it. I am flying BA CW JFK-LHR (morning flight) connecting to a BA F flight from LHR on the same day. Will I have CCR access at JFK?
Sep 27, 15, 10:52 pm
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Views: 479,395
Posted By ClaesJ

I transited HIA on Sep 24 and asked the staff at...

I transited HIA on Sep 24 and asked the staff at the al-Mourjan front desk about the opening date. They said "mid-October" but I have to say they didn't sound particularly convinced...
Sep 18, 15, 12:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,740
Posted By ClaesJ

There is also the option (at checkout for the...

There is also the option (at checkout for the above item) to choose to pay with points+cash in addition to paying with 100% cash. The ratio seems to be USD 0.086 per EB point, three times better than...
Jul 5, 15, 12:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By ClaesJ

JFK T7 - possible to check bags night before flight?

Hi,

I am departing JFK on the 07.15 flight Saturday and I am contemplating spending the night at an airport hotel. Does anybody know whether it is possible to check bags for the morning flight the...
Jul 4, 15, 5:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By ClaesJ

Looks wide open: BA 106 0 DXB 15/07/06 1:45...

Looks wide open:
BA 106 0 DXB
15/07/06 1:45 LHR
15/07/06 6:10 744
Unavailable
60% / 20m F5 A5 J9 C9 D9 R9 I9 W9 E9 T9 Y9 B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 V9 S9 N9 Q9 O9 G9

So op-up unlikely but award space...
Jun 30, 15, 8:07 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By ClaesJ

It would be normal for most cheap fares on most...

It would be normal for most cheap fares on most airlines to be non-refundable. Keep in mind, though, that the credit card that you used to buy the ticket might include a travel insurance policy that...
Jun 11, 15, 3:59 am
Replies: 581
Views: 172,557
Posted By ClaesJ

I am booked ARN-EWR on June 14. The plane was...

I am booked ARN-EWR on June 14. The plane was switched from A340 to A330 yesterday so this could be LN-RKO coming into service.
Aug 19, 14, 9:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,272
Posted By ClaesJ

It is indeed truly annoying how many things...

It is indeed truly annoying how many things require a phone call with SAS, and it is only getting worse, cf. the issue of ASR with travel agency bookings

That being said, I regularly request...
Aug 7, 14, 7:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,525
Posted By ClaesJ

The LH and SK lounges are close to each other in...

The LH and SK lounges are close to each other in one satellite in terminal B in EWR. They are only accessible if one has a flight departing from that satellite. All UA flights depart from terminals C...
Jul 25, 14, 2:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By ClaesJ

Yes, that't it unfortunately.

Yes, that't it unfortunately.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By ClaesJ

Many airlines' award availability has disappeared...

Many airlines' award availability has disappeared from ExpertFlyer recently. Try awardnexus.com - allows both manual searches and automatic alerts for availability through a number of different...
Jul 17, 14, 4:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By ClaesJ

This is the old Virgin Clubhouse with very few...

This is the old Virgin Clubhouse with very few changes. I was there on a Thursday around noon and there was almost nothing to eat and a minimal selection of drinks. Left in a hurry and went to the...
Jun 9, 14, 12:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,590
Posted By ClaesJ

Agree they do not make sense for Y->C upgrades...

Agree they do not make sense for Y->C upgrades because of the high cost of tickets but they can be a decent deal for C->F upgrades in some cases. I have used the upgrades this way on both TG and LH.
Replies: 84
Views: 6,368
Posted By ClaesJ

113k, of which 12k on AA...

113k, of which 12k on AA...
Nov 17, 13, 6:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By ClaesJ

Full refund of points and taxes if you cancel 1...

Full refund of points and taxes if you cancel 1 working day prior to departure. No refund of return trip if trip has been started.

See...
Oct 17, 13, 11:46 am
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By ClaesJ

Yes, this has been the case since the switch to...

Yes, this has been the case since the switch to SAS Go/Plus. It is very annoying but hopefully because of IT glitches rather than a change in policy.
Sep 24, 13, 12:28 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,260
Posted By ClaesJ

Unfortunately, SAS mileage accrual pages are...

Unfortunately, SAS mileage accrual pages are confusing (this question comes up often in the forum and it might also be possible to find some answers using the search function).

That being said,...
Aug 30, 13, 1:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By ClaesJ

In addition to the store after security, there is...

In addition to the store after security, there is also a larger duty-free store BEFORE security, in the main B terminal area (downstairs and to the right from SAS checkin area). No matter which of...
Replies: 115
Views: 6,637
Posted By ClaesJ

Given recent 'enhancements' to DL program and the...

Given recent 'enhancements' to DL program and the fact that OW includes both CX and BA I am planning on dropping DL, avoiding SkyTeam, and staying with AA/OW (as second option to Star Alliance which...
Aug 13, 13, 7:59 pm
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Views: 190,568
Posted By ClaesJ

Star Alliance upgrade not available even though Saver Award is available

I am trying to upgrade C->F on LH400 FRA-JFK on Aug 17.

United.com shows Saver award availability on the flight and ExpertFlyer shows award availability. But when trying to use the Star Alliance...
Jun 29, 13, 2:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By ClaesJ

I have done similar things many times but never...

I have done similar things many times but never seen this problem before. I doubt SAS IT would be sophisticated enough to do this type of blocking... I would recommend calling SAS - they can usually...
Replies: 490
Views: 101,430
Posted By ClaesJ

I would strongly recommend a bulkhead aisle seat...

I would strongly recommend a bulkhead aisle seat since that seems to give some extra space for the feet. I am tall (6'4) with corresponding foot size (12) and found the sleeping experience extremely...
Jun 23, 13, 9:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By ClaesJ

Unfortunately I don't think the SAS online site...

Unfortunately I don't think the SAS online site allows for booking on any *A partner - you'll need to call in to book. SAS does have a US number operating on normal US business hours so no issue with...
Jun 21, 13, 12:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,142
Posted By ClaesJ

Yes, exactly, and consequently there is also no...

Yes, exactly, and consequently there is also no longer any blocking of the middle seat in any class on SAS. The new SAS Plus corresponds much more closely to the old Economy Extra (one important...
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