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Jan 9, 20, 7:57 pm
Replies: 198
Views: 186,805
Posted By UK Stages

logged in to the "my status" page today and...

logged in to the "my status" page today and received notification of GS renewal. no phone call, no email yet.

i did not not make the first wave of re-qualification notices in december, but my...
Aug 31, 19, 12:41 pm
Replies: 1,424
Views: 2,268
Posted By UK Stages

i was on 1784 EWR --- MCI on thursday, 8/29......

i was on 1784 EWR --- MCI on thursday, 8/29... scheduled departure 7:55 PM. ATC delayed incoming aircraft due to strong winds. 15 minute delay stretched to 3 hours. incoming plane arrived and...
Aug 13, 19, 12:07 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 20,914
Posted By UK Stages

i lack full details, but i had five colleagues on...

i lack full details, but i had five colleagues on a flight from EWR to HKG on sunday, arriving monday, with connections on CX to MNL.

no problem landing on monday, but, of course, no flights out....
Jul 21, 19, 9:05 pm
Replies: 1,100
Views: 413,525
Posted By UK Stages

i just sat in 9L twice this week... EWR --> HKG...

i just sat in 9L twice this week... EWR --> HKG and the return.

i remain a big fan.

i'm not that tall, but i appreciate the larger footwell. i like the open space on which you can put your...
Jul 21, 19, 8:53 pm
Replies: 1,539
Views: 344,621
Posted By UK Stages

clearing PN class... a HUACA tale in two acts

background:

right before my EWR bound flight took off from HKG yesterday, i noticed that PN class had opened up for a connecting flight out of chicago that my son is waitlisted on a few days from...
May 31, 19, 5:32 pm
Replies: 1,539
Views: 344,621
Posted By UK Stages

data point: my family often travels using my GS...

data point: my family often travels using my GS miles and when i have requested a GS instrument-supported upgrade for them, they are often #1...
Apr 24, 19, 10:35 pm
Replies: 1,424
Views: 2,268
Posted By UK Stages

Initial Offer of $500 for MX... Doubled

MX delay of 16.5 hours EWR ---> HKG, with an onward connection on CX that resulted in a misdirected bag (delivered three days later). GS traveling in paid polaris.

no proactive service recovery...
Mar 27, 19, 9:20 pm
Replies: 497
Views: 184,937
Posted By UK Stages

GS traveling in polaris (paid or upgrade or...

GS traveling in polaris (paid or upgrade or award) can bring a guest.



and so it goes. i was told just one guest.



yup. i realize this now. i am there relatively infrequently and,...
Mar 24, 19, 8:39 pm
Replies: 497
Views: 184,937
Posted By UK Stages

flew LHR ---> EWR this week; the agent who...

flew LHR ---> EWR this week; the agent who checked me in told me to make sure to visit the VIP lounge (former global first lounge) and even wrote "VIP Lounge" on my boarding pass, as if she...
Feb 24, 19, 6:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By UK Stages

had this same thing on flights to and from MCI...

had this same thing on flights to and from MCI this week, only it was six seats blocked up front. my instrument supported upgrade came through less than T-24. then they substituted a 145 and many...
Jan 26, 19, 2:57 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 24,248
Posted By UK Stages

this is an interesting and valid discussion......

this is an interesting and valid discussion... but, hey, here's a thought:

do we even know that this is a real shirt?

I hadn't looked at it since i first stumbled upon the thread, but i took a...
Jan 26, 19, 12:46 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 24,248
Posted By UK Stages

well, it's actually in several dictionaries,...

well, it's actually in several dictionaries, including the oxford living dictionary. and beyond the euphemistic meaning, it's main use is as an intensifier... to emphasize something, similar to how...
Jan 25, 19, 8:43 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 24,248
Posted By UK Stages

lots of questions in here about why a guy who...

lots of questions in here about why a guy who hates united's products and services would fly united. there's a fundamental fallacy in this thinking... how do we know the guy hates united's products...
Jan 16, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 1,539
Views: 344,621
Posted By UK Stages

the agent is likely conflating two rules: T -->...

the agent is likely conflating two rules: T --> XN for GS and one companion (with the december 12 restriction) and the forced availability of a saver award for a companion to a GS traveling on a paid...
Jan 6, 19, 9:19 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,477
Posted By UK Stages

most hotel brands have signature scents which...

most hotel brands have signature scents which they blast through the lobby and public spaces, but i have never noticed an official fragrance on board UA metal. but that's not to say that i haven't...
Jan 3, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By UK Stages

i have noticed that none of my "upgrade...

i have noticed that none of my "upgrade requested" flights (using instruments) are showing in tabbed format like they usually do.

by "tabs," i mean the way the site normally duplicates the flight...
Jan 3, 19, 6:41 pm
Replies: 1,539
Views: 344,621
Posted By UK Stages

except when they do... as reported in the...

except when they do...

as reported in the 2018 thread, here is the response i got when i emailed them:

there were some changes made on december 12, to the mileageplus awards program.
as a...
Jan 2, 19, 10:07 pm
Replies: 1,539
Views: 344,621
Posted By UK Stages

geez... i dunno. the statement as read to me by a...

geez... i dunno. the statement as read to me by a GS agent was pretty clear... the benefit is only one for one companion on the same itinerary as the GS member. sounds like they are still saying...
Jan 1, 19, 8:55 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 24,470
Posted By UK Stages

i see a couple of recent reports above of...

i see a couple of recent reports above of "shepherd's pie."

were you served shepherd's pie or cottage pie? (shepherd's pie has lamb in it; cottage pie is made with beef.)

these two dishes are...
Dec 31, 18, 3:54 pm
Replies: 526
Views: 81,150
Posted By UK Stages

OMA ---> EWR nonstop on 12/29, united express...

OMA ---> EWR nonstop on 12/29, united express flying small embraer 145. needed one.

offered $350 at gate. no takers. upped to $400, then $500. then $600. then $800.

two people approach, but...
Dec 31, 18, 3:36 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 24,470
Posted By UK Stages

this. i fly EWR or SFO to NRT and also EWR...

this.

i fly EWR or SFO to NRT and also EWR to HKG six or seven times a year. you used to be able to go to the galley and get a decent sandwich or wrap... now, it's just whatever is left over from...
Dec 26, 18, 10:07 pm
Replies: 225
Views: 93,916
Posted By UK Stages

4th year re-qualification via my status in early...

4th year re-qualification via my status in early december, followed by a voicemail a week or so later.

EWR based; mostly business class tickets to asia, with connecting flights on CX and NH
PQM:...
Dec 26, 18, 9:53 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 77,989
Posted By UK Stages

it's true that marriott has a contract with pepsi...

it's true that marriott has a contract with pepsi and it's true that hilton has a contract with coke. but i've been in at least two marriott lounges where they keep a few cokes and diet cokes in the...
Dec 25, 18, 3:34 pm
Replies: 265
Views: 49,777
Posted By UK Stages

i agree. EXCEPT, perhaps, if sprite zero is...

i agree.

EXCEPT, perhaps, if sprite zero is the non-caffeinated fizzy drink you prefer and they stock it in those lounge refrigerators, while refusing to serve it inside their shiny metal tubes....
Dec 21, 18, 6:39 pm
Replies: 1,096
Views: 206,268
Posted By UK Stages

T into XN Update

i know weve shared the T into XN tip in here a few times, so i felt this is the appropriate place to post this. not sure if this topic is worthy of its own thread, but its bound to generate a...
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