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Dec 22, 20, 7:57 am
Replies: 84
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Posted By chris8796

You are protected for missed connections on two...

You are protected for missed connections on two separate AA tickets, but they have to meet MCT requirements. You can't purposely circumvent an AA policy (MCT) and expect to be protected.
Aug 31, 20, 4:00 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By chris8796

Unfortunately, a lot of this comes down to the...

Unfortunately, a lot of this comes down to the travel coordinator. Before I moved up the chain of command, I would often get these crazy flights because they were the cheapest. Now, I routinely ask...
Apr 15, 20, 8:49 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By chris8796

I'm content, I already qualify for EXP under the...

I'm content, I already qualify for EXP under the lower thresholds thanks to two J rt to Asia early this year. I have two more flights scheduled in Sep and Nov, which would put me over the 120k level...
Feb 21, 20, 3:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By chris8796

I was on JAL and they didn't provide a FT pass,...

I was on JAL and they didn't provide a FT pass, just used BP. They gave arrival forms on the plane.
Feb 21, 20, 3:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By chris8796

Yes on BKK arrival. It can be easy to miss. Don't...

Yes on BKK arrival. It can be easy to miss. Don't follow the crowds to the main hall, FT is between the two main halls near the "visa on arrival" desk, it is not well posted. I don't see HKT listed...
Feb 20, 20, 6:28 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By chris8796

It seems fair to me. If IFE was ala carte would...

It seems fair to me. If IFE was ala carte would you pay 10000 rdm for it?
Jan 24, 20, 2:59 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 16,267
Posted By chris8796

I have another friend who got hit by Vietnam...

I have another friend who got hit by Vietnam visa. I just transited there (HAN) recently on Cathy and I got a visa just in case and I don't remember them asking for it. So, one option would have been...
Jan 7, 20, 10:36 am
Replies: 126
Views: 34,395
Posted By chris8796

I upgraded a party of 6 last May for DUB-ORD...

I upgraded a party of 6 last May for DUB-ORD (paid Y). It was an option at the kiosk check in. At first I thought it was just for me and I wouldn't take it, but my family said go ahead and take it,...
Jan 7, 20, 8:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By chris8796

Thanks for your opinion.

Thanks for your opinion.
Jan 7, 20, 6:10 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By chris8796

France National strike Jan 9 - AA in, connecting CDG

I am currently scheduled to fly PHL to CDG overnight arriving on Jan 9 with an onward connection on AF to TUN. AA has currently not made a travel alert. I received an email from AF saying expect...
Jan 3, 20, 2:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,704
Posted By chris8796

You can book MIA to BSB (Brasilia) a long way...

You can book MIA to BSB (Brasilia) a long way out, but it is a 757. These less desirable aircraft are usually easy to get a SWU.
Jan 3, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,311
Posted By chris8796

I have already booked $18K and ~143,000. I'll...

I have already booked $18K and ~143,000. I'll probably pick up a few more trips. Most is paid Int J, 2 to Asia on Qatar and 1 to Asia on JL. One each to Europe and Brazil on AA.
Dec 11, 19, 5:45 am
Replies: 47
Views: 17,028
Posted By chris8796

It is an unfortunate occurrence, I just passed...

It is an unfortunate occurrence, I just passed through LHR and there was some people waiting for assistance. It is definitely an area that is going to need more attention in the future. It is not...
Forum: Travel Tools
Dec 10, 19, 11:31 am
Replies: 176
Views: 72,189
Posted By chris8796

I just use excel to track and forecast EQMs, EQDs...

I just use excel to track and forecast EQMs, EQDs and vacation days.
Nov 30, 19, 7:59 am
Replies: 131
Views: 91,004
Posted By chris8796

In the end, it really doesn't matter since AA...

In the end, it really doesn't matter since AA makes all of the rules and they determined your actions to be negative. You knowingly exploited a loop hole in CC bonuses or churn to generate a lot of...
Nov 18, 19, 1:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By chris8796

IME, the yellow tags have only been useful when...

IME, the yellow tags have only been useful when transiting CLT.
Nov 3, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 235
Views: 52,561
Posted By chris8796

I pretty much have the same flying patterns 16K...

I pretty much have the same flying patterns
16K EQD
125K EQM
40 EQS
Nov 3, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 365
Views: 98,292
Posted By chris8796

At CLT today, the GA made specific mention to...

At CLT today, the GA made specific mention to carry on allowance (much more than I've seen previously) and said overstuffed carry ones would be checked with the sizer and checked. The most egregious...
Oct 19, 19, 12:14 am
Replies: 70
Views: 18,063
Posted By chris8796

For me, the more I fly and read about FFers, it...

For me, the more I fly and read about FFers, it is clear that air travel is a lot like politics, everything is local. Your location and flying patterns dictate the experience you will encounter. The...
Oct 18, 19, 11:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,146
Posted By chris8796

They only time I ever went SDFC with a checked...

They only time I ever went SDFC with a checked bag was coming back through customs and asking for a SDFC at the transfer desk and retagging. In the past, GAs usually said no to standby with a checked...
Oct 2, 19, 7:51 am
Replies: 268
Views: 85,113
Posted By chris8796

I would still fly AA to EZE and take AR from AEP...

I would still fly AA to EZE and take AR from AEP to USH. The flexible fares on AR are a small price difference. I also see AR has a nonstop to COR, so another option.
Oct 1, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 85,113
Posted By chris8796

I wonder how the new Chinchero International...

I wonder how the new Chinchero International airport will impact LIM and CUZ. I don't know how many people would want to back track if you can just go to MP. I see similar to Ayers Rock airport...
Sep 29, 19, 2:45 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 85,113
Posted By chris8796

I fly to SA a few times a year and always fly AA...

I fly to SA a few times a year and always fly AA to a hub and take a LCC (Azul or Gol). I do this because of cost and schedule. Especially in Brazil, LATAM is always more expensive. I'll miss the...
Sep 23, 19, 12:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By chris8796

I haven't noticed a difference in available...

I haven't noticed a difference in available inventory on the phone versus online for domestic J.

But your post did remind to check on an upcoming trip to KTM. I booked them 11 months out on...
Sep 19, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 35
Views: 7,801
Posted By chris8796

It is ironic, that the higher the EQD threshold...

It is ironic, that the higher the EQD threshold becomes, the less likely you are to be loyal. If you have to fly premium cabin to meet the EQD thresholds, the main value of EXP (upgrades) diminishes....
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