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Yesterday, 8:36 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,359
Posted By RCyyz

What an astonishing coup - congrats to both...

What an astonishing coup - congrats to both Hilton and to William for starting a new phase of online life! ^

I'll be excited to see the interactions with "Hilton Lurker" (c'mon Hilton - grab that...
Forum: Africa
Aug 21, 19, 7:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By RCyyz

There's a Protea at JNB. It's not fancy, but...

There's a Protea at JNB. It's not fancy, but you'll earn a few Marriott points staying there. A fellow FT'er told me it's a great place for plane-spotting or just hanging out at the pool. Given that...
Forum: Africa
Aug 21, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By RCyyz

Thanks for the mini-TR and the pics! ^ This post...

Thanks for the mini-TR and the pics! ^ This post will surely be useful if I ever find myself in DAR.
Aug 16, 19, 1:03 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 20,476
Posted By RCyyz

As I post this, it's (very early) on Saturday...

As I post this, it's (very early) on Saturday morning in Hong Kong. How are things at the airport & in downtown CBD? Do we have any FT'ers there right now?
Aug 14, 19, 12:02 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 20,476
Posted By RCyyz

In 2018 HKG handled 74.7 million passengers...

In 2018 HKG handled 74.7 million passengers (https://www.internationalairportreview.com/news/79884/hong-kong-achieves-record-breaking-passengers-numbers-in-2018/). Assuming a completely uniform...
Aug 14, 19, 10:43 am
Replies: 72
Views: 4,850
Posted By RCyyz

+1 !!! Just hanging around, waiting...

+1 !!!



Just hanging around, waiting for check in to open wouldn't be much fun at all. If one could check in then get to the lounge, that would at least be bearable (though 6h in the lounge is...
Aug 13, 19, 5:50 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By RCyyz

Oh no! We're losing one the best ever reps! ...

Oh no! We're losing one the best ever reps!

Congrats on your well-earned retirement William. Name the place and the date and I'll try my best to be there in person to buy you a drink at your...
Replies: 114
Views: 4,738
Posted By RCyyz

I understand the safety concerns that some have...

I understand the safety concerns that some have raised, but if the dispensers are adequately "tamper proof" that should help. Nothing of course is 100% secure and none of us want a super-secure,...
Jul 29, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 16,138
Posted By RCyyz

Today CBC reports ...

Today CBC reports (https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/airline-passenger-rights-1.5229105)that the Attorney General of Canada is calling the court challenge to Canada's new Pax Bill of Rights...
Jul 18, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 3,168
Views: 344,324
Posted By RCyyz

The financial fallout from the troubled 737 Max...

The financial fallout from the troubled 737 Max (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/business/boeing-737-crashes.html?module=inline) jetliner continues to swell for Boeing, which on Thursday...
Jul 9, 19, 6:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,253
Posted By RCyyz

I'm not able to replicate this exact fare, but I...

I'm not able to replicate this exact fare, but I can get an all-biz fare (YYZ-LHR-JNB-LHR-LAX) on BA for $3996 CDN.

I think the $3332 fare above could be in Canadian which would make it in the...
Jul 9, 19, 5:53 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By RCyyz

Back in the old days, I used to bring my own...

Back in the old days, I used to bring my own container of water. But then liquids were deemed lethal by the Americans and the Brits and soon enough the rest of the world followed. From a practical...
Jul 9, 19, 5:33 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 13,239
Posted By RCyyz

Bring. It. ON! I wish DG AG Racine and...

Bring.
It.
ON!

I wish DG AG Racine and his team all the best in this lawsuit. ^

If hotels feel the burning need to add resort fees / destination charges / whatever, then put it in the base...
Jul 7, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 231
Views: 16,138
Posted By RCyyz

Here's an article from the Globe & Mail...

Here's an article from the Globe & Mail (http://globe2go.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/showlink.aspx?bookmarkId=csb_jLv5G_2KfMjpWoiGqYy-PLNNyaBuu2SKKdshX8BZTzyV1VYwG01-jsGtltGK-Cj_&preview=article)...
Jun 24, 19, 10:43 am
Replies: 149
Views: 13,289
Posted By RCyyz

My own $0.02 - I've seen a few comments about the...

My own $0.02 - I've seen a few comments about the groomers and the FAs in this thread; all fair game IMHO.

But I think ultimate responsibility lies with the Captain followed very closely by the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 10, 19, 10:59 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 15,269
Posted By RCyyz

Cool - thanks! ^ I noticed you had a Lonely...

Cool - thanks! ^ I noticed you had a Lonely Planet with you so I've also purchased a copy and will read it thoroughly lest I do anything monumentally silly. :p

Thanks again for the TR; I really...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 9, 19, 7:42 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 15,269
Posted By RCyyz

Romanianflyer...

Romanianflyer (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/romanianflyer.html) - thanks for the trip report! It's fascinating! I've not read the whole thing yet (only just finished page 3) but I'm really...
Jun 8, 19, 5:51 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,252
Posted By RCyyz

I've long switched from AE to UA. It was not a...

I've long switched from AE to UA. It was not a decision I made lightly at the time, but on the whole it's a switch that was worth it for me. For the longest time since, my sole method of accumulating...
Jun 4, 19, 5:49 pm
Replies: 226
Views: 12,682
Posted By RCyyz

I've read most but not all of the posts in this...

I've read most but not all of the posts in this thread. Clearly, the majority of FT'ers have little sympathy for this lady.

As others have pointed out, "employee pricing" is fairly common in the...
Jun 2, 19, 10:22 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By RCyyz

Like a few others in this thread, I'm a fan of...

Like a few others in this thread, I'm a fan of having a reusable bottle in the room / in a lounge that I can refill during my stay. I'm particularly pleased when I get a choice of flat water or...
Forum: Africa
Jun 2, 19, 12:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 5,960
Posted By RCyyz

Your question is a bit vague. Who exactly is...

Your question is a bit vague. Who exactly is "they" and what have "they" listed?

When I flew JNB-MQP I was onboard an ATR 42 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATR_42); not exactly a large airplane...
May 18, 19, 11:39 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,077
Posted By RCyyz

My instinctive reaction is "I'm in". The...

My instinctive reaction is "I'm in".

The concept of what exactly is "all-inclusive" is interesting. Pragmatically I would argue that airport improvement fees and things like that are "legitimate"...
May 16, 19, 3:04 pm
Replies: 783
Views: 61,424
Posted By RCyyz

AC Loyalty Program job posting

I came across a job posting for AC which I share for obvious reasons of general interest. Personally I find the "all-new" and "digital-first" bits interesting.
May 12, 19, 11:43 am
Replies: 43
Views: 1,725
Posted By RCyyz

If to makes a diff, the BierMarkt (which has a...

If to makes a diff, the BierMarkt (which has a very good selection of beverages to choose from) is next door to the Sheraton and is easily accessible via metro.
May 11, 19, 1:59 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 1,725
Posted By RCyyz

I'm probably not attending this Do, but per...

I'm probably not attending this Do, but per Google Maps the Irish Embassy Pub in Montreal is "permanently closed".

May I suggest Les 3 Brasseurs as an alternate?
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