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Nov 2, 19, 5:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,578
Posted By stupidhead

My last United flight was BE and credited at 50%,...

My last United flight was BE and credited at 50%, both redeemable and status miles.
Sep 23, 19, 3:24 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,800
Posted By stupidhead

My experience with Asian carriers...

My experience with Asian carriers varied....Asiana clearly doesn't care as all they want to do is tag your bag with the cabin baggage thing, Singapore weighs your bag, but I've gotten away with up to...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 20, 19, 6:51 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,640
Posted By stupidhead

I'm pretty sure Asiana operates a shuttle service...

I'm pretty sure Asiana operates a shuttle service from San Diego to LAX....they may have discontinued it.
Sep 18, 19, 11:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,794
Posted By stupidhead

This. Basic Economy has to be the biggest scam of...

This. Basic Economy has to be the biggest scam of all time. When you add the checked bag fees (because no carryon allowed) you end up paying as much as a normal Y ticket, but you don't get to pick...
Sep 17, 19, 5:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 6,850
Posted By stupidhead

You should be okay as long as your flight in from...

You should be okay as long as your flight in from TPE arrives on time. I've connected onto the ICN-SFO flight (OZ212) before, I got the impression that they're not in a huge rush to leave on time...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 11, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,530
Posted By stupidhead

Also keep in mind OZ is 40k every two years to...

Also keep in mind OZ is 40k every two years to qualify but 30k every two years to maintain and includes credit card earnings which doesn't help because they don't have a branded card in Australia.
Sep 10, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 402
Views: 137,530
Posted By stupidhead

Did enrollment on arrival at SFO at 7AM on a...

Did enrollment on arrival at SFO at 7AM on a Friday morning a couple of weeks ago. I also waited about an hour and a half as the officer had to process the wheelchair passengers first. I was second...
Sep 10, 19, 1:21 pm
Replies: 215
Views: 117,640
Posted By stupidhead

Just did a trip with my mom who's not in any TT...

Just did a trip with my mom who's not in any TT Program. I had just gotten Global Entry at the time. Same itinerary on UA - we both got Precheck. My sister who was on a separate confirmation number...
Sep 9, 19, 2:11 am
Replies: 160
Views: 26,963
Posted By stupidhead

Depends. If you have a longhaul trip you were...

Depends. If you have a longhaul trip you were going to take anyway, paying extra to earn more miles or taking the scenic route (e.g. invest your time) might be worth the benefits. I'm thinking about...
Aug 16, 19, 4:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,490
Posted By stupidhead

I think they changed the rules so that existing...

I think they changed the rules so that existing Gold flyers only need to earn 15k to maintain. Used to be 20k to qualify for the first time and 20k to maintain, now 20k to qualify for the first time...
Mar 25, 19, 10:36 am
Replies: 134
Views: 33,815
Posted By stupidhead

Considering OZ is generating a good US$650...

Considering OZ is generating a good US$650 million in cash a year from operating activities, I highly doubt they're anywhere near going under. That is, if they stop messing about in businesses they...
Jul 4, 18, 2:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,592
Posted By stupidhead

Security was faster on the former KE side...

Security was faster on the former KE side (Check-in counters A-D) after they had moved out.
Jul 4, 18, 2:16 am
Replies: 108
Views: 17,249
Posted By stupidhead

Sell fares at a firesale a couple times and...

Sell fares at a firesale a couple times and they'll be good to go.
Jul 3, 18, 5:03 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 17,249
Posted By stupidhead

Hope this gets sorted soon....I was going to book...

Hope this gets sorted soon....I was going to book a trip on OZ in December but if they can't figure out how to run an airline, I might have to fly United (cringe).
Apr 3, 18, 11:59 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 137,854
Posted By stupidhead

That's a shame. I was planning a mileage run on...

That's a shame. I was planning a mileage run on SQ later this year...:(
Apr 3, 18, 11:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 10,498
Posted By stupidhead

YMMV but I've carried on a 17kg carry-on at SFO...

YMMV but I've carried on a 17kg carry-on at SFO before. I've never had a problem at SYD either (agent was more worried about tagging my ukulele than the weight of my bag).
Apr 3, 18, 11:28 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,940
Posted By stupidhead

Just noticed this morning during a dummy booking...

Just noticed this morning during a dummy booking that OZ222/221 is on an A350 for december and january. Not sure if this is a permanent change.

I'm getting the sense that loads to the US aren't...
Jan 30, 18, 5:00 am
Replies: 525
Views: 143,078
Posted By stupidhead

Has anyone here done the US->Australia transfer...

Has anyone here done the US->Australia transfer process? I've been in good standing with Amex US for 10+ years and want to get a credit card here in Australia (just started working and will be...
Oct 7, 17, 12:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By stupidhead

Yeah I decided to use my OZ miles for that leg...

Yeah I decided to use my OZ miles for that leg instead, so it's a 10AM departure instead of 9AM (yay for an extra hour of sleep) :) I got a voucher from QF too so my hotel stay won't cost as much as...
Sep 21, 17, 4:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,699
Posted By stupidhead

But KE is not a normal company. In a normal...

But KE is not a normal company. In a normal company a drunken SVP can't order a plane back to the gate and throw the purser off either. :)
Sep 16, 17, 7:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By stupidhead

Yes I'll be traveling on separate tickets. That...

Yes I'll be traveling on separate tickets. That was my instinct too, but the one time I tried this with OZ/AS in Seattle nothing went wrong. I guess I shouldn't take the risk though with the one...
Sep 14, 17, 12:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By stupidhead

Transit options...

Hi everyone,

I'm traveling between MEL and ICN then on to SFO this December and I've booked myself on KE's SYD-ICN, BNE-ICN and NAN-ICN flights as options (I haven't paid for them yet - I have two...
Sep 6, 17, 4:52 am
Replies: 777
Views: 209,913
Posted By stupidhead

They'll have 4 A350s by the end of the...

They'll have 4 A350s by the end of the year...does anyone know where the other two will be going? The first two I think are scheduled for SFO.
Aug 2, 17, 11:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By stupidhead

AFAIK the two 777's with the old business class...

AFAIK the two 777's with the old business class are going to be retired sometime this year as the A350's come in so if it is on the 777 it should be the lie-flats.

Then again with OZ you never...
Jul 2, 17, 4:35 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,514
Posted By stupidhead

I'm not surprised. Wondering why they didn't do...

I'm not surprised. Wondering why they didn't do this sooner...

Late afternoons at ICN are a mess.

Just as an aside, wouldn't it help utilization and/or connections though if they left a couple...
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