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Sep 26, 19, 11:51 am
Jul 3, 19, 3:54 pm
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Posted By bob_the_d

I recently flew SIN-CPT on SQ (side note, big fan...

I recently flew SIN-CPT on SQ (side note, big fan of the A350, but that's a whole other discussion), and noticed their route is SIN-JNB-CPT. They only stayed an hour or so to drop off people, but...
Jun 17, 19, 2:17 pm
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Views: 11,427
Posted By bob_the_d

And they already look pretty damn nice on the...

And they already look pretty damn nice on the inside.

https://thepointsguy.com/guides/delta-airbus-a220-tour-where-to-sit/
Jun 10, 19, 7:29 am
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Views: 18,900
Posted By bob_the_d

The female FA outfit looks fine to me. If they...

The female FA outfit looks fine to me. If they got rid of the male FA silver accents, I think it'd be fine too. *shrug*
Jun 5, 19, 2:07 pm
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Views: 11,139
Posted By bob_the_d

This. I do agree when arriving, while not...

This.

I do agree when arriving, while not the best first impression, it doesn't ultimately matter in my opinion (except for the baggage claim area, you're there for a few minutes).

The...
May 13, 19, 8:35 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,590
Posted By bob_the_d

UA has SHARES. well... had, from the sound...

UA has SHARES.

well... had, from the sound of it.
May 2, 19, 7:19 am
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Views: 27,636
Posted By bob_the_d

It's a long shot, but I hope they do. Recently...

It's a long shot, but I hope they do. Recently flew on a couple SQ A350s and found them to be really comfortable planes to fly on long haul.
Apr 24, 19, 10:32 am
Replies: 402
Views: 55,041
Posted By bob_the_d

oh right. the plane design i worked so hard to...

oh right. the plane design i worked so hard to forget. thanks for bringing that memory back up.
Apr 17, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 183
Views: 19,684
Posted By bob_the_d

I've been noticing this too. In the Scott Kirby...

I've been noticing this too. In the Scott Kirby interview recently I remember him mentioning that this was a goal of theirs. Chalk this up to a change I actually like!
Apr 15, 19, 4:31 pm
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Views: 39,011
Posted By bob_the_d

Their loss. I just came back from Cape Town...

Their loss.

I just came back from Cape Town this past winter, and it was one of the most amazing places I've been to. I was flying in from Asia (ICN-SIN-JNB-CPT) and the return was a 12 hour...
Mar 26, 19, 2:45 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 11,493
Posted By bob_the_d

paper when i can, electronic when i'm in a rush....

paper when i can, electronic when i'm in a rush. and i'll own up to it, the only reason i get paper is because i just enjoy having a paper ticket. in 2019, i'm not worried about my phone dying, or it...
Mar 24, 19, 11:24 am
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Views: 10,495
Posted By bob_the_d

i'm in this camp. i am often times in a rush. if...

i'm in this camp. i am often times in a rush. if i'm paying a premium fare, i'd expect something decent.

and i think i've just accepted that we're not a service economy. especially after living...
Mar 8, 19, 9:30 am
Replies: 402
Views: 55,041
Posted By bob_the_d

I dream of a day when the logo isn't the hamster...

I dream of a day when the logo isn't the hamster ball anymore.



Hah I always called it the hamster ball, but I like bingo cage more.
Dec 25, 18, 3:04 am
Replies: 265
Views: 36,745
Posted By bob_the_d

At the very least, I always tip a few bucks when...

At the very least, I always tip a few bucks when I ask for cocktails. They usually require a bunch of work, and they're tasty, so why not?
Dec 19, 18, 8:35 pm
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Views: 278,376
Posted By bob_the_d

Nope, I did not. I booked it normally on the...

Nope, I did not. I booked it normally on the website on united.com so I could apply my GPU to the second UA segment as well. Wasn't sure if it would have worked the other way around.
Dec 19, 18, 1:07 pm
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Views: 278,376
Posted By bob_the_d

Actually need to piggyback off of this scenario. ...

Actually need to piggyback off of this scenario.

I'm in a similar boat. Have a two segment itinerary. Leg one is a LH codeshare, the other is UA, it's all on a 016 ticket number. I applied the GPU...
Dec 9, 18, 1:45 pm
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Views: 101,996
Posted By bob_the_d

Oddly, it still shows on united.com but not on...

Oddly, it still shows on united.com but not on expedia.com either. Am I out of luck, or is this still doable?
Dec 9, 18, 12:27 pm
Replies: 604
Views: 101,996
Posted By bob_the_d

booking flights not showing up on UR

Hello, world! I have a question on booking flights not on UR search. There are certain flights that show up on united.com that I wanted to book, but they don't show up when I try to use the Chase...
Dec 8, 18, 6:11 pm
Replies: 1,091
Views: 278,376
Posted By bob_the_d

Using UA GPU on LH flight in PE/O fares

Anyone know what the word is on booking a premium economy ticket on LH and using a United GPU to upgrade? I guess common sense would say yes, but I know better than to assume that.

If I book a PE...
Oct 16, 18, 12:07 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,292
Posted By bob_the_d

I've been flying UA78/UA79 forever now (even back...

I've been flying UA78/UA79 forever now (even back over ten years ago when it was CO7/CO8). I've found it to be one of the toughest upgrade routes I've seen for whatever reason. I think there's a lot...
Sep 17, 18, 9:04 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,241
Posted By bob_the_d

I'm flying tomorrow, let me know if you still...

I'm flying tomorrow, let me know if you still need a few.
Sep 17, 18, 9:03 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,252
Posted By bob_the_d

Wild speculation, but maybe they're looking into...

Wild speculation, but maybe they're looking into contactless payments?
Sep 12, 18, 3:28 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,241
Posted By bob_the_d

I'm flying this coming Tuesday and Friday, if...

I'm flying this coming Tuesday and Friday, if nobody else got it, I'll be sure to snag a few.
Jun 3, 18, 12:18 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 16,722
Posted By bob_the_d

I always try and take public transit to and from...

I always try and take public transit to and from airports in every city I go to around the world, and find that the PATH is no more or less confusing than most rail networks out there. The Sutphin...
Dec 29, 17, 8:11 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 15,557
Posted By bob_the_d

Woot, just got my email. Didn't expect this,...

Woot, just got my email. Didn't expect this, pleasantly surprised though, especially as yesterday I just booked ten days of award stays starting 1/1. :D
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