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Today, 11:38 am
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By carlosdca

For your average round trip ticket, a SWU or AA...

For your average round trip ticket, a SWU or AA miles upgrade requires re-issuing the ticket.
If the ticket is issued by BA, AA can't re-issue the ticket.
I'm sure there unicorn cases where somehow...
Yesterday, 7:48 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By carlosdca

I don't think it is that difficult to quickly...

I don't think it is that difficult to quickly figure out what is possible, having in mind that in order to get the best use of any upgrade instrument:
you have to use airline XY instruments to...
Yesterday, 12:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By carlosdca

They just shut down all LA restaurants for...

They just shut down all LA restaurants for outdoor dining. So back to take-out and delivery only.
Anything can happen (either way).
What does the promoter have to lose other than the minimal cost...
Nov 13, 20, 11:44 am
Replies: 478
Views: 220,893
Posted By carlosdca

I did not wait more than 5 mins for my uber at...

I did not wait more than 5 mins for my uber at MIA or at the hotel, it was really easy and it was late night and then early morning.
What is nice about MIA (not a lot nice things to say about MIA ;)...
Nov 12, 20, 5:02 pm
Replies: 478
Views: 220,893
Posted By carlosdca

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1514x683/capture_2c3498ac47c19321c9b991a56642451cb983a18a.jpg

How do you get to the transportation center? Walking? I don't recall any...
Nov 11, 20, 1:41 pm
Replies: 478
Views: 220,893
Posted By carlosdca

I had a similar layover last month. I booked a...

I had a similar layover last month.
I booked a Marriot near the airport which was fine.
I did not use the hotel shuttle but instead took an uber both ways (less than $10 each way). Uber picks up at...
Nov 4, 20, 9:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By carlosdca

There is a reason why AA had 3x (?) daily to ATL...

There is a reason why AA had 3x (?) daily to ATL pre pandemic, and I don't think AA ever had intentions of giving up that route.

I would be surprised if anyone can predict with certainty what the...
Nov 2, 20, 12:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By carlosdca

Did you receive an email confirmation with the...

Did you receive an email confirmation with the new itinerary?
Did you check on AA.com if the new itinerary showed up for everybody as agreed with the agent?
Nov 1, 20, 2:24 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,552
Posted By carlosdca

There is someone out there that may decide to fly...

There is someone out there that may decide to fly weekly from LAX to LHR.
That's 12,000 (non sale price) x 52 weeks x 20 years = 12.48 million.

I would not sell it for less than 13m if I was AA...
Oct 27, 20, 4:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By carlosdca

3x daily starting Dec 1st.

3x daily starting Dec 1st.
Oct 19, 20, 12:14 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 73,422
Posted By carlosdca

Perhaps 90% of the ones giving the wave were just...

Perhaps 90% of the ones giving the wave were just friendly straight folks?
Also, the writers of QAF US version are now in their 70s. It might have been a thing of the 70s or early 80s.
Oct 13, 20, 10:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By carlosdca

No IT mistake. It happens all the time (certain...

No IT mistake. It happens all the time (certain booking codes are zeroed out).
I would set up an alert. I would bet that the cheaper fare on the day you want will come back at some point.
Oct 13, 20, 10:25 pm
Replies: 494
Views: 82,317
Posted By carlosdca

I just flew LAX-MIA-LAX both morning flights. Y...

I just flew LAX-MIA-LAX both morning flights. Y was ~95% full, F 100% both legs.
4 people on the upgrade list outbound, a couple cleared (same last name).
6 people on the upgrade list inbound, 1...
Oct 13, 20, 12:22 am
Replies: 478
Views: 220,893
Posted By carlosdca

Yup. If same ticket AA rebooks for free whether...

Yup. If same ticket AA rebooks for free whether operational or weather . Thanks for clarifying that part!
Oct 13, 20, 12:06 am
Replies: 478
Views: 220,893
Posted By carlosdca

Tight. But doable. As said above , AA will rebook...

Tight. But doable. As said above , AA will rebook you for free if operational

If weather related, you pay out of pocket. But if weather related very likely the connecting flight will be late too....
Oct 11, 20, 5:24 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 5,514
Posted By carlosdca

late at night on the weekends , yes, which is...

late at night on the weekends , yes, which is the scenario discussed.
Late at night, in most cities of the world, there are people that have had a few drinks and are loud.
I did not say...
Oct 11, 20, 2:07 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 5,514
Posted By carlosdca

People that ride the train late at night and had...

People that ride the train late at night and had some drinks are having fun and the alcohol impairs their judgement. If you are riding the train late at night, that behavior is kind of expected and...
Oct 9, 20, 2:14 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 5,514
Posted By carlosdca

You know sometimes internet is down or ultra slow...

You know sometimes internet is down or ultra slow in flights (for whatever technical reason)
And you know murphy's law.
If it is really important, not rescheduling would not be an option for me.
Oct 9, 20, 10:51 am
Replies: 75
Views: 5,514
Posted By carlosdca

Well, first, there is this: So, NO. ...

Well, first, there is this:


So, NO.

Also, REGARDLESS of what the rules are, how dare you?
I assume you will be wearing headphones, which will make you unaware of how loud you can be, so you...
Oct 5, 20, 10:49 am
Replies: 34
Views: 73,422
Posted By carlosdca

Interesting that this thread has been...

Interesting that this thread has been resuscitated.

Times might have changed. Jeeps might have been popular with gays but I would not go as far as calling it an "ICON".
An icon is something that...
Oct 1, 20, 2:03 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By carlosdca

So, 17 hours sitting upright with some personal...

So, 17 hours sitting upright with some personal space

vs.

11 hours sitting upright with not so much personal space but 6 hours to enjoy in a real bed.

I'd go for 11 hours.
Those extra last...
Oct 1, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By carlosdca

Do you ever run out of stickers? Given the low...

Do you ever run out of stickers?
Given the low upgrade success rate as PLT or GLD I always ended up with more stickers than I could burn. Right now I have 50+ sitting in my account (and I always...
Sep 30, 20, 8:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By carlosdca

Oh well!!! I don't want to start an omni...

Oh well!!!
I don't want to start an omni discussion here but I was thinking what would make me feel more comfortable, i.e., getting in contact with the least amount of people (in my mind) through...
Sep 30, 20, 6:09 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By carlosdca

I have an urgency and will have to do this route...

I have an urgency and will have to do this route in October.

How was LAX compared to MIA in terms of crowdedness? Did you also do MIA-LAX?
Was F full?
Could you see how packed Y was?
Sep 27, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,135
Posted By carlosdca

No I did not miss that. The redeeming miles...

No I did not miss that.
The redeeming miles game got too old for me already. It is exhausting.
The differences between the programs are all subjective and all programs change their redeeming...
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