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Yesterday, 8:44 pm
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Posted By Xyzzy

The station is not nearly as bad as it looks. ...

The station is not nearly as bad as it looks. IME the bulk of the passengers I've seen on the 62 are airport w:)rkers.
Yesterday, 12:15 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 57,308
Posted By Xyzzy

Silly UA -- it should just tell passengers about...

Silly UA -- it should just tell passengers about the amazing JFK UA club and all of its wonderful amenities. Oh -- you actually want to visit such a wonderful club? T:rolleyes::rolleyes: bad -- ...
Yesterday, 11:11 am
Replies: 3,927
Views: 334,974
Posted By Xyzzy

Hey, RNE -- I saw this in CA the other day and...

Hey, RNE -- I saw this in CA the other day and thought of you. I guess y:pu have a fan club!

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May 4, 21, 4:49 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 57,308
Posted By Xyzzy

That w:eek:uld make too much sense. I believe...

That w:eek:uld make too much sense. I believe PANYNJ and/or RPA estimated that the 2.4 mile PATH extension (https://rpa.org/work/reports/taking-the-path-to-newark-airport) would cost about $1.7B. ...
May 4, 21, 2:08 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 57,308
Posted By Xyzzy

:idea:From Hoboken PATH to EWR isn't so bad. ...

:idea:From Hoboken PATH to EWR isn't so bad. Take it to Newark Penn and then either hop a train or a bus to the airport. NJT has buses on the route every 20 min for most of the day and it only...
May 4, 21, 8:19 am
Replies: 1,548
Views: 218,189
Posted By Xyzzy

Some of the Chase products offer 3 miles per...

Some of the Chase products offer 3 miles per dollar on travel & dining and a 1:1 transfer to UA. So for that sort of spend if it's UA points you're after you'll be earning twice as much.

re: the...
May 4, 21, 7:49 am
Replies: 1,588
Views: 368,209
Posted By Xyzzy

It's a good thing that ethics are only "good" to...

It's a good thing that ethics are only "good" to her because if they were, say, "important": she wouldn't be able to work f:eek:r TPG.
May 3, 21, 11:47 am
Replies: 567
Views: 578,311
Posted By Xyzzy

I'd bet UA argues that since the underlying...

I'd bet UA argues that since the underlying ticket is a mileage ticket the ancillary fees do n:(t count. I agree that the way things are written they should count. Perhaps I'll call about the ticket...
May 3, 21, 10:04 am
Replies: 384
Views: 199,904
Posted By Xyzzy

You may wish to politely HUCA when they tell you...

You may wish to politely HUCA when they tell you such things. What you were told does not meet up with my experience. We had tickets for today and the end of the week. We called in yesterday and...
May 3, 21, 8:43 am
Replies: 567
Views: 578,311
Posted By Xyzzy

W:eek:w - interesting! I'd bet that's going to...

W:eek:w - interesting! I'd bet that's going to require a phone call ... I recently purchased E+ for a relative who was flying on an award ticket and no PQP posted for that flight.

... but looking...
May 3, 21, 8:16 am
Replies: 567
Views: 578,311
Posted By Xyzzy

N:eek: - you are on an award ticket and have...

N:eek: - you are on an award ticket and have simply paid for an ancillary service.
Apr 30, 21, 6:41 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,710
Posted By Xyzzy

I did n:eek:t read it that way -- I read that...

I did n:eek:t read it that way -- I read that they're not going to give away PQF, but they can certainly continue to give away PQP like candy.
Apr 30, 21, 4:30 pm
Replies: 1,548
Views: 218,189
Posted By Xyzzy

For a while these signs were up in the Austin...

For a while these signs were up in the Austin airport. After the AA club had been open for a while, AA removed its sign. The UA sign is still there, quite some time later. The UA flights are packed...
Apr 30, 21, 3:21 pm
Replies: 1,548
Views: 218,189
Posted By Xyzzy

I vaguely recall UA doing this a few years ago...

I vaguely recall UA doing this a few years ago when they were first opening the Polaris lounges, or had the UA club under construction, or something like that. Of course now they have come to...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 7:49 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By Xyzzy

I'm g:oing to pass - it's my father's 90th...

I'm g:oing to pass - it's my father's 90th birthday and we'll be celebrating. :p
Apr 30, 21, 7:13 am
Replies: 395
Views: 109,651
Posted By Xyzzy

We used the mail-in test (really sent via UPS)...

We used the mail-in test (really sent via UPS) for Hawaii and it worked pretty well. They also had a special $119 price for UA passengers, though I'm not sure that's still available. I'm h:oping...
Apr 11, 21, 1:09 pm
Replies: 4,196
Views: 935,799
Posted By Xyzzy

There are also stories going around about the...

There are also stories going around about the shenanigans a few people (including the one you referred to) played to :eek:btain those vouchers. It's not pretty.
Apr 10, 21, 12:38 am
Replies: 395
Views: 109,651
Posted By Xyzzy

Yea - they did it about two days after we had...

Yea - they did it about two days after we had gotten our stuff rebooked again. Suddenly SFO-PPT segments were gone. The upgrade lists at the start of June are fairly long on the flights we've...
Apr 9, 21, 2:19 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 109,651
Posted By Xyzzy

The :(ther day, UA canceled all reservations...

The :(ther day, UA canceled all reservations through the start of June. We now are in the process of rebooking our upcoming trip for the fourth time... As of now the next SFO-PPT flight is scheduled...
Apr 9, 21, 7:55 am
Apr 7, 21, 8:42 am
Mar 25, 21, 8:41 am
Replies: 79
Views: 3,887
Posted By Xyzzy

Lounges originally were mainly for business...

Lounges originally were mainly for business travelers. They had conference rooms available. They had telephones and Internet access (before it was ubiquitous). I used th:)se servies quite often. ...
Mar 24, 21, 9:35 am
Replies: 1,609
Views: 692,704
Posted By Xyzzy

I suspect that since this is a new application...

I suspect that since this is a new application vs. a renewal, they will need to do an "interview" at least to take a picture and get y:our fingerprints. Nevertheless, as you can see in this thread,...
Mar 24, 21, 7:43 am
Replies: 1,548
Views: 218,189
Posted By Xyzzy

I asked at AUS the other day and was told they're...

I asked at AUS the other day and was told they're looking at opening possibly in late April or May but that one of the problems is staffing. A lot of the club staff retired ov er the last year...
Mar 22, 21, 6:35 am
Replies: 412
Views: 452,284
Posted By Xyzzy

My guess is that it's to prevent pax from flying...

My guess is that it's to prevent pax from flying too far forward in the event of a crash. Pax in other rows will hit the seat in front of them while those in the bulklhead have more room. Either...
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