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Mar 10, 20, 9:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,746
Posted By LimeySD

So if I turn 19-degrees sideways in an economy...

So if I turn 19-degrees sideways in an economy seat for takeoff or landing I need to ask the FA for a shoulder strap? I can see them coming down the aisle barking orders to sit straight :-)
Feb 25, 20, 9:24 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,131
Posted By LimeySD

FF using their hard earned benefits doesn't lead...

FF using their hard earned benefits doesn't lead to devaluation. Lack of competition and a booming economy certainly doesn't help. To top it off branded credit cards which place participants in the...
Feb 24, 20, 8:30 am
Replies: 960
Views: 168,462
Posted By LimeySD

GS will be accommodated on a case-by-case basis....

GS will be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Large corporate accounts will likely be appeased. Unless this triggers a global recession don't expect sweeping changes to re-qualification.
Feb 21, 20, 8:54 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,511
Posted By LimeySD

Shockingly poor response from UA but their...

Shockingly poor response from UA but their reaction and stingy compensation is nothing we haven't heard before (a lot). The bigger question is the desire to oversell J and PP - economy I get but not...
Feb 4, 20, 2:47 pm
Replies: 287
Views: 121,348
Posted By LimeySD

Originally Posted by LIH View Post...

Originally Posted by LIH View Post (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1886720-celebrity-sightings-united-airlines-2018-2019-a-20.html#post32032259)
Jason Beghe...
Dec 4, 19, 4:39 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 8,208
Posted By LimeySD

UA uses TBIT too, Oz flights land very early in...

UA uses TBIT too, Oz flights land very early in the AM - no CBP staffing for Terminal 7 at this hour.
Sep 25, 19, 8:43 am
Replies: 1,357
Views: 371,917
Posted By LimeySD

Today you would lose the RPU or GPU completely in...

Today you would lose the RPU or GPU completely in the same circumstances[/quote]

No, today the RPU/GPU would be refunded if only the short connection was upgraded. Not sure where it is listed in...
Sep 24, 19, 8:29 am
Replies: 1,357
Views: 371,917
Posted By LimeySD

This is huge for non-hub flyers - for me, out of...

This is huge for non-hub flyers - for me, out of SAN, those connections to LAX and SFO almost always clear with a GPU but the long haul is very low success. I would never pay to upgrade those...
Jun 10, 19, 5:45 pm
Replies: 810
Views: 159,545
Posted By LimeySD

It's my experience so far that every passenger in...

It's my experience so far that every passenger in R appears as a cleared upgrade to P+, despite the fact that they didn't upgrade.

I was not aware of this. Perhaps these were purchased seats but...
Jun 10, 19, 4:32 pm
Replies: 810
Views: 159,545
Posted By LimeySD

UA984, CDG > SFO, June 6th - Premium Plus @ T-24...

UA984, CDG > SFO, June 6th - Premium Plus @ T-24 has 7 seats available, #2 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) on upgrade list (Polaris almost full and a no hope...
Apr 10, 19, 2:13 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 6,159
Posted By LimeySD

The RPU will be credited back if LAX > EWR does...

The RPU will be credited back if LAX > EWR does not clear. I have had this happen a bunch when the significantly shorter leg clears but the long leg does not. Just like with domestic legs & GPUs when...
Feb 17, 19, 11:10 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 9,775
Posted By LimeySD

Her first class seat was already given to another...

Her first class seat was already given to another passenger. The GA didn't want to mess with an involuntary downgrade and simply avoided the situation. Wouldn't be surprised if the 5 who boarded were...
Jan 21, 19, 5:06 pm
Replies: 213
Views: 21,407
Posted By LimeySD

Mechanics were sent on the replacement plane? No...

Mechanics were sent on the replacement plane? No confidence in fixing the problem then.
Dec 31, 18, 3:57 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 12,181
Posted By LimeySD

138,507 been slacking off this year :(

138,507

been slacking off this year :(
Dec 28, 18, 8:24 am
Replies: 61
Views: 5,762
Posted By LimeySD

125k although several flights to LHR - how...

125k

although several flights to LHR - how many more BIS miles circling the airport waiting to land???
Dec 4, 18, 8:46 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,496
Posted By LimeySD

It probably cost them more than $24 to issue this...

It probably cost them more than $24 to issue this comp - really doesn't make sense but then we are talking airlines...
Dec 3, 18, 2:09 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,496
Posted By LimeySD

$100 comp for 9 hour delay - epic fail

SJC to SAN pulled back on time (7:14pm), toe bar breaks (aggressive tug driver), they can't inspect under-carriage properly, need new plane, 10:10pm more than 30 mins late, told we must wheels up by...
Nov 23, 18, 9:24 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,692
Posted By LimeySD

Strange, I had 2 emails before hitting 2MM 2...

Strange, I had 2 emails before hitting 2MM 2 weeks ago and 1 after (2 days ago). I assumed they were computer generated and triggered automatically.
Nov 16, 18, 9:01 am
Replies: 2,676
Views: 403,541
Posted By LimeySD

I received two form emails from Oscar in the...

I received two form emails from Oscar in the weeks leading up to my 2MM flight reminding me of my "extraordinary achievement". One FA congratulated me onboard but he thought it was 4MM (sometimes it...
Oct 3, 18, 11:11 am
Replies: 674
Views: 85,025
Posted By LimeySD

Glad someone is having success with GPU. I have...

Glad someone is having success with GPU. I have only had 2 of 5 clear year so far. I have 5 more pending over 3 trips and am not hopefully of that rate improving.
Oct 3, 18, 9:44 am
Replies: 674
Views: 85,025
Posted By LimeySD

Reducing the number of 1K's won't increase the...

Reducing the number of 1K's won't increase the probability of a GPU clearing it will actually decrease the probability. Upgrades don't clear today. It does not matter if you have 1 person on the...
Sep 14, 18, 12:40 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 22,141
Posted By LimeySD

Got the same. Perhaps the world's smallest carrot?

Got the same. Perhaps the world's smallest carrot?
Feb 9, 18, 2:59 pm
Replies: 1,242
Views: 179,600
Posted By LimeySD

On very short legs (up to about 1hr in my...

On very short legs (up to about 1hr in my experience) an RPU will automatically redeposit if the associated long leg (>3-4 hrs) does not clear. I don't know what the cutoff is but there seems to be a...
Feb 1, 18, 9:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By LimeySD

Congrats, that is the sort of itinerary we hold...

Congrats, that is the sort of itinerary we hold onto GPU for.
I have never seen UA actively solicit the use of upgrade mechanisms before. Hopefully it's just a growing use of social media and not...
Feb 1, 18, 9:18 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By LimeySD

Strange recommendation from UA - use a GPU for a midcom, feels like a devaluation

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/626x354-1/ua_283e52570781014b0bfb00ecfd7c506f58a0950d.png
Email campaign started to encourage use of GPU. The recommendation that a GPU...
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