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Jan 12, 20, 11:47 am
Replies: 9,837
Views: 3,026,012
Posted By reimero

The husband saying "they've always been able to...

The husband saying "they've always been able to bring 3" and "is this a new policy" actually really does reek of DYKWIA behavior - if you fly with anything remotely resembling any sort of regularity,...
Dec 30, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,194
Posted By reimero

When Qantas did their test flight from LHR to...

When Qantas did their test flight from LHR to Sydney (I think) a month or 2 ago as a proof of concept, it had a very small number of pax, all in F, but even then they had to secure all the luggage as...
Dec 27, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,869
Posted By reimero

Personally identifying information - including...

Personally identifying information - including date of birth - is generally restricted information. News outlets are seldom allowed to view ID cards or passports of subjects, and because the deceased...
Dec 5, 19, 11:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,286
Posted By reimero

40 minutes is the rule for domestic flights,...

40 minutes is the rule for domestic flights, international flights on widebodies are typically 55 minutes. In my experience, if you're flying a CRJ or ERJ (regional jet), the boarding pass will say...
Dec 3, 19, 8:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,769
Posted By reimero

Can I just add, Delta does the humanitarian thing...

Can I just add, Delta does the humanitarian thing very well? I've had two instances where they waived the change fee. One involved a funeral. The other was a Major Medical Incident while I was on the...
Dec 3, 19, 11:38 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By reimero

I've not had that specific sequence of events,...

I've not had that specific sequence of events, however, I do know that once they transfer you to another airline, your reservation does get canceled. When that's come up in my case, however, the...
Nov 27, 19, 7:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By reimero

31G is a standard C+ seat with extra legroom....

31G is a standard C+ seat with extra legroom. It's not a true bulkhead: there's a row in front, but no seat in front. Seatguru highlights this one as being particularly good.
If it were me, I'd be...
Nov 27, 19, 7:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By reimero

He's a CEO. He needs to keep his options open,...

He's a CEO. He needs to keep his options open, and he's letting Airbus know they can't rest on their laurels.
That said, I also feel it's time for Boeing to retire the 737 line. It's had a long,...
Nov 24, 19, 7:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By reimero

For me the big question is where you're clearing...

For me the big question is where you're clearing customs. Based on your stated location (US), you're probably coming from the US, but the question is where the AF connection is. If you're going...
Nov 21, 19, 7:14 am
Replies: 134
Views: 27,661
Posted By reimero

The short answer is that the boarding door on the...

The short answer is that the boarding door on the RJ doesn't have any windows in the event of an emergency. If things go sideways on landing, seat 1A is where they (or you) check to see if that door...
Nov 6, 19, 8:26 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 8,816
Posted By reimero

I can't believe I spent 10 minutes reading this...

I can't believe I spent 10 minutes reading this thread. I keep coming back to a few simple facts:
1. My job requires me to be at a certain place at a certain time.
2. When I fly Delta, I'm...
Nov 3, 19, 7:46 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By reimero

As I mentioned above, IF OP is flying initially...

As I mentioned above, IF OP is flying initially on DL metal and must therefore check in with DL, it is quite possible to show up at the airport with a valid KTN (Pre-Check, GE or Nexus) and have it...
Nov 3, 19, 6:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By reimero

Certain airlines participate in the PreCheck...

Certain airlines participate in the PreCheck program, many others do not (US airlines do.) So if push comes to shove, you can always book with KE, then at the airport go do the Delta desk and provide...
Nov 2, 19, 9:27 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 21,835
Posted By reimero

Delta has apologized and implemented a new...

Delta has apologized and implemented a new screening process "effective immediately".
Source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/02/entertainment/delta-same-sex-love-scenes-trnd/index.html
Nov 2, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,475
Posted By reimero

Huh. I was able to, earlier this year. It was a...

Huh.
I was able to, earlier this year. It was a bit of a hassle, since they had all sorts of problems with it... but I was able to out of CDG.
Nov 1, 19, 9:28 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 13,291
Posted By reimero

That's why they only allow it in carry-on: if...

That's why they only allow it in carry-on: if something goes wrong, the flight crew can deal with it. In the hold they can't.
Nov 1, 19, 8:07 am
Replies: 68
Views: 13,291
Posted By reimero

What's the difference between a "smart bag" and a...

What's the difference between a "smart bag" and a "bag that has a compartment for a battery and a hole for a cable?" I was under the impression that a true "smart bag" has a wired battery compartment...
Oct 28, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 9,837
Views: 3,026,012
Posted By reimero

Surely Delta could also spring for flashy LED...

Surely Delta could also spring for flashy LED lights on the brag tag that blink so everyone knows to get out of the way because a VIP is coming through...
Oct 24, 19, 11:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,735
Posted By reimero

Honestly, I've never seen Delta make much of an...

Honestly, I've never seen Delta make much of an issue about the size of the personal item, beyond the "put your roller bags up and your personal items beneath the seat in front of you" announcements....
Oct 24, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,880
Posted By reimero

A couple of weeks ago we had a pilot (on a B757)...

A couple of weeks ago we had a pilot (on a B757) who was a breast cancer survivor. She offered a special donation incentive: for every flight she flew in October (she said there were 23) the top...
Oct 24, 19, 8:41 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By reimero

LoganFlyer is correct. I've done this several...

LoganFlyer is correct. I've done this several times. 75 minutes is plenty.
Oct 23, 19, 8:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,735
Posted By reimero

"Personal Item" is generally interpreted as...

"Personal Item" is generally interpreted as "purse, camera bag or briefcase-sized." I've started to see budget carriers put up "personal item" measuring bins similar to regular carry-on measuring...
Oct 23, 19, 8:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By reimero

If you have status on Delta, it *should* give you...

If you have status on Delta, it *should* give you the same baggage allowance on WestJet, but I'd definitely talk to the agents at the airport about that, since my experience has been inconsistent in...
Oct 23, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,625
Posted By reimero

No doubt. I was very glad to be able to get that...

No doubt. I was very glad to be able to get that out of the way in DTW rather than ATH.
To be clear, I wasn't complaining, merely providing a data point that in spite of an interline ticketing...
Oct 23, 19, 10:46 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,625
Posted By reimero

Yes, however, I also had an unrelated ticket from...

Yes, however, I also had an unrelated ticket from ATH - CAI, which was not part of that PNR.
The people at the check-in counter at the point of origin as well as the people on the Diamond line both...
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