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May 29, 19, 7:59 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By jhurwitz

My experience with multiple equipment swaps that...

My experience with multiple equipment swaps that have moved me from PC->coach (always after an MVPG "upgrade" to PC, so I never paid for it) is that Alaska will never automatically move you to a new...
Apr 17, 19, 11:28 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By jhurwitz

I'm not sure about that direction, but I am about...

I'm not sure about that direction, but I am about the other.

I fly BOS/NYC/WAS-SFO often, and I'm always able to pick a PC seat at midnight ET, which is 3 hours earlier than midnight PT.

It's...
Apr 17, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By jhurwitz

Also [nit] for PC it's not midnight Pacific time,...

Also [nit] for PC it's not midnight Pacific time, but rather midnight in the time zone of the departure city of the flight.
Apr 3, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By jhurwitz

Are you Premier Gold on United? The cash co-pay...

Are you Premier Gold on United? The cash co-pay for that flight should be about $80 for general members, due to the $75 close-in booking fee...
Mar 28, 19, 2:40 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 9,356
Posted By jhurwitz

Last I checked, AS was still using International...

Last I checked, AS was still using International Terminal A for international arrivals, but not for any departures.

Though, all the language on their website and in their emails still warns that...
Mar 11, 19, 12:46 am
Replies: 120
Views: 11,034
Posted By jhurwitz

Any idea why Alaska has sent 2 A320s on SFO-PAE?...

Any idea why Alaska has sent 2 A320s on SFO-PAE? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/as9514

Interestingly one (Mar 4) was on the first day of PAE flights, but before SFO-PAE launched. The...
Feb 25, 19, 10:18 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jhurwitz

Confirmed by TPG today:...

Confirmed by TPG today: https://thepointsguy.com/news/admirals-clubs-serving-avocado-toast-guacamole/
Feb 24, 19, 3:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jhurwitz

I don't think this location has guac :(

I don't think this location has guac :(
Feb 21, 19, 1:32 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 9,356
Posted By jhurwitz

Quite possibly, but the context immediately...

Quite possibly, but the context immediately before ("its Admirals Club lounge will likely convert into more food, beverage and retail outlets") and after ("And it's not nearly as dramatic!") led me...
Feb 21, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 82
Views: 9,356
Posted By jhurwitz

Huh fascinating. The current Admirals Club is...

Huh fascinating. The current Admirals Club is *bigger* than the new AS Lounge? That's the exact opposite of what Alex Judson (as quoted by Chris McGinnis) claimed in SFGate...
Feb 21, 19, 9:36 am
Replies: 846
Views: 75,188
Posted By jhurwitz

Everything he said was consistent. "3rd flight in...

Everything he said was consistent. "3rd flight in an itinerary with an overnight layover." So the friend checked in 24 hours before the first flight, at which point he could check in for *all*...
Feb 18, 19, 2:00 pm
Replies: 633
Views: 104,054
Posted By jhurwitz

5 hours later and we've been switched back to an...

5 hours later and we've been switched back to an old-style A320. Another "Premium Class is no longer available" email, and another $25.

As the number of reconfigured planes in the fleet increases,...
Feb 18, 19, 11:11 am
Replies: 633
Views: 104,054
Posted By jhurwitz

I think I'm getting a re-configured A320 for my...

I think I'm getting a re-configured A320 for my flight on Thursday.

Another data point about how they're handling PC:

I had selected a PC seat (17A). I woke up to an email today: "We're sorry,...
Feb 15, 19, 8:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By jhurwitz

I've stopped seeing "Premium Class waitlist" on...

I've stopped seeing "Premium Class waitlist" on most of my reservations, but that's fine with me. The automatic system for upgrading passengers to PC never seemed to work well for me, so I'd gotten...
Feb 12, 19, 9:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,007
Posted By jhurwitz

Virgin America used to give out a similar coupon...

Virgin America used to give out a similar coupon once a season at an SF Giants game; Alaska Airlines took over the promotion after the merger. My first time hearing about the SJ Sharks, though!
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Feb 9, 19, 10:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By jhurwitz

Yup, confirmed. I did this with some cash tickets...

Yup, confirmed. I did this with some cash tickets (emailed ticket numbers immediately, then deposited to My Wallet after getting MVPG) when I knew I was a week away from earning MVPG.
Feb 7, 19, 11:26 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 7,477
Posted By jhurwitz

Currently at 10/231, according to...

Currently at 10/231, according to https://alaskafleetstatus.weebly.com/
Feb 7, 19, 11:23 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,832
Posted By jhurwitz

From a flight I took on AS last month: ...

From a flight I took on AS last month:
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Jan 30, 19, 1:17 am
Replies: 846
Views: 75,188
Posted By jhurwitz

Yes, that's one area where my analogy breaks down...

Yes, that's one area where my analogy breaks down (AS has historically been doing a pretty good job of filling PC), but to PDXpress's point about empty middle seats in Y, I think there's still a...
Jan 30, 19, 12:04 am
Replies: 846
Views: 75,188
Posted By jhurwitz

I saw this happen when UA launched basic economy....

I saw this happen when UA launched basic economy.

Before BE, on many routes picking an E+ aisle or window would almost always lead to an empty middle seat next to you. After BE was introduced,...
Jan 26, 19, 12:55 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,135
Posted By jhurwitz

On top of T2:...

On top of T2: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/alaska-airlines-mileage-plan/1925059-ongoing-discussions-new-sfo-alaska-lounge.html
Jan 25, 19, 2:03 am
Replies: 633
Views: 104,054
Posted By jhurwitz

From the Q4 earnings call...

From the Q4 earnings call (https://www.fool.com/earnings/call-transcripts/2019/01/24/alaska-air-group-inc-alk-q4-2018-earnings-conferen.aspx) earlier today:
> Across the fleet, our guest experiences...
Jan 22, 19, 5:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,267
Posted By jhurwitz

In my opinion, B6 was too aggressive at...

In my opinion, B6 was too aggressive at cancelling flights on Sat and Sun (the original purpose of this thread). Most other airlines had fairly normal operations Sat/Sun, while B6 ran a super light...
Jan 18, 19, 8:08 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,267
Posted By jhurwitz

BOS operations on Jan 20

Looking through the B6 schedule for Sun, Jan 20, I cannot find a single flight out of BOS on B6 that has not already been cancelled.

I realize there's a big snow storm coming (and that B6 has...
Jan 16, 19, 10:04 am
Replies: 58
Views: 7,477
Posted By jhurwitz

I'm on an Airbus still equipped with ViaSat...

I'm on an Airbus still equipped with ViaSat (N363VA). The internet on this plane is perfectly functional... once you click through the safety warning in your browser....
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