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Sep 26, 19, 2:08 am
Sep 26, 19, 12:03 am
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Posted By texas gold

Digging through the website and all the pages...

Digging through the website and all the pages here I am still feeling this is a huge downgrade for me. Hopefully someone can convince me I am wrong in the following scenario:

Today I use GPUs to...
Apr 11, 19, 1:03 am
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Views: 192,532
Posted By texas gold

Looks like they are counting a bowl of warm nuts...

Looks like they are counting a bowl of warm nuts as part of the first course now. Surprised they don’t call out the Death Star salt and pepper shakers.
Feb 7, 19, 8:12 am
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Views: 192,532
Posted By texas gold

Someone with more info might know more than me,...

Someone with more info might know more than me, but on both of my flights last week the crew did state that they had reduced the crew. The pre-plated meals were supposed to compensate for the galley...
Feb 7, 19, 2:25 am
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Views: 192,532
Posted By texas gold

I just returned from two transatlantic and two...

I just returned from two transatlantic and two transpacific routes with the new service model in place. The new model is pathetic and a serious downgrade to the Polaris experience. In both the 772...
Aug 5, 18, 9:14 pm
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Views: 91,558
Posted By texas gold

EWR-GVA running 5 hours and 50 minutes (and...

EWR-GVA running 5 hours and 50 minutes (and counting) late due to maintenance. Polar-ized 763 again.
Jul 10, 18, 6:58 am
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Views: 104,024
Posted By texas gold

I agree with Johan and would add a few more...

I agree with Johan and would add a few more comments concerning my experiences with Schiphol:

- The current toilet situation is insufficient. There are simply not enough toilets, and most of the...
May 24, 18, 12:27 am
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Posted By texas gold

For what its worth, I had a discussion with an...

For what its worth, I had a discussion with an agent in the E United Club in IAH concerning the opening of the Polaris Lounge and was told end of June and that they were hiring. The other interesting...
Jan 22, 18, 2:46 pm
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Views: 91,558
Posted By texas gold

It looks like this plane is still parked at...

It looks like this plane is still parked at Schiphol and the ferried flight never happened. I couldn’t see number but there is 763 parked off terminal. Any updates on when it might be returning?
Jan 20, 18, 9:50 am
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Views: 91,558
Posted By texas gold

Looks like the ferry flight AMS-EWR UA 2719 is...

Looks like the ferry flight AMS-EWR UA 2719 is cancelled due to operational difficulties. Not a good sign that this new Polaris bird is having some issues. Maybe the landing gear fire reported in...
Jul 25, 17, 10:29 am
Replies: 1,270
Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

UA21 AMS-IAH had a 47 minute delay due to...

UA21 AMS-IAH had a 47 minute delay due to maintenance today as well. Looks like they made some of it up in the air, showing a 34 minute delay.
Jul 25, 17, 12:13 am
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Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

The fun in AMS continues as UA2765 AMS-EWR (the...

The fun in AMS continues as UA2765 AMS-EWR (the delayed and ultimately cancelled flight from yesterday-UA71, rescheduled for today) is now delayed again. This time 3 hours and 45 minutes late due to...
Jul 24, 17, 6:47 am
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Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

UA 71 AMS-EWR cancelled due to maintenance. It...

UA 71 AMS-EWR cancelled due to maintenance. It was running around 3 hours late for maintenance reasons and then switched to cancelled.

UA 21 AMS-IAH 2 hours and 35 minutes late. Reason first...
Jul 2, 17, 12:29 am
Replies: 1,270
Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

UA21 AMS-IAH will be 2 hours and 55 minutes late...

UA21 AMS-IAH will be 2 hours and 55 minutes late departing today due to late inbound.
Jul 1, 17, 8:08 am
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Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

Once again AMS-EWR UA71 is delayed. This time due...

Once again AMS-EWR UA71 is delayed. This time due to late arrival of incoming (due to maintenance). It departed approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes late.
Jun 30, 17, 2:22 pm
Replies: 1,270
Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

I noticed that UA71 AMS-EWR was still at the gate...

I noticed that UA71 AMS-EWR was still at the gate today at 12:00, usual departure is at 09:15 and the app said delayed due to maintenance until 14:45, a good five hour delay. I just check again and...
Jun 27, 17, 12:33 am
Replies: 110
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Posted By texas gold

This is my point exactly! I am not suggesting...

This is my point exactly! I am not suggesting people be removed from the flight or downgraded because I missed my international connection, however I have experienced on many occasions that 50% of F...
Jun 25, 17, 3:47 am
Replies: 110
Views: 11,037
Posted By texas gold

I agree with the discussion. I am based in AMS...

I agree with the discussion. I am based in AMS and every time that there are delays in my transatlantic portion on paid F or C, there are almost never any F seats on my domestic leg as they have been...
Apr 16, 17, 5:35 am
Replies: 409
Views: 62,273
Posted By texas gold

Glass found in the ice cream, so no sundaes in Business. [Some Back: 2 June 2017]

Just finished an AMS-ORD trip in Polaris Business and was told that the sundaes are temporarily not available due to glass breakage issues with the serving globes. According to our flight attendant,...
Mar 2, 17, 1:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,636
Posted By texas gold

I would welcome a DEN-AMS route on the 788. The...

I would welcome a DEN-AMS route on the 788. The connections to *Alliance flights at AMS are there with many from SAS, Swiss, LH, Adria, Aegean, Egypt, LOT, Eva, Singapore, Croatia, TAP and Turkish.
...
Jan 14, 17, 2:15 pm
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Views: 4,978
Posted By texas gold

ORD Polaris Lounge Report First time in the...

ORD Polaris Lounge Report

First time in the ORD Polaris lounge on Thursday night for my ORD-AMS flight. In short: loud, crowded, no seats, small pours and chaotic.

When I arrived, around 16:00,...
Jan 9, 17, 11:44 pm
Replies: 1,270
Views: 186,731
Posted By texas gold

UA 20 IAH-AMS left the gate more than 3 hours...

UA 20 IAH-AMS left the gate more than 3 hours late last night on the 9th and now UA 21 AMS-IAH will of course have at least a 2.5 hour delay. Maintenance was the issue on this 772.
Aug 21, 16, 1:02 pm
Replies: 1,780
Views: 320,303
Posted By texas gold

UA20 from IAH-AMS arrived more than 3 hours late...

UA20 from IAH-AMS arrived more than 3 hours late due to maintenance today. UA 21 AMS-IAH will be around three hours late arriving into Houston.

The previous flight arrived at 5:00 in the morning...
Aug 11, 16, 12:16 am
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Views: 320,303
Posted By texas gold

On August 10th we also had: UA21 AMS-IAH was...

On August 10th we also had:

UA21 AMS-IAH was also 1.50 minutes late arriving due to late inbound of UA20 IAH-AMS which was delayed 1.44 minutes due to maintence on the 772.

August 11th:
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Jul 28, 16, 9:57 pm
Replies: 1,780
Views: 320,303
Posted By texas gold

Another UA 909 ORD-AMS delay tonight, this time a...

Another UA 909 ORD-AMS delay tonight, this time a departure of almost three hours late.

UA946 IAD-AMS an hour late this evening.

UA947 on Friday AMS-IAD is running around an hour late due to...
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