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Oct 5, 19, 9:45 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 24,386
Posted By btbx11

Just confine all your travels to Sunday mornings...

Just confine all your travels to Sunday mornings in between long-haul banks and the EVA lounges are great! I'm currently one of about 5 passengers in the Infinity. Food is tasty , hot, and plentiful,...
Jun 12, 17, 4:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,505
Posted By btbx11

I may be wrong but I don't think SFO-ITO is a big...

I may be wrong but I don't think SFO-ITO is a big leisure market? My company sends a fair number of employees (maybe 100 trips per month mostly Y class) SFO-ITO but I was never once able to take this...
Apr 19, 17, 10:04 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 29,853
Posted By btbx11

Taking a packet of crisps, a piece of fruit, or a...

Taking a packet of crisps, a piece of fruit, or a single-serve beverage for the road is perfectly acceptable to me and I believe this is part of what the lounge is there for. Helping oneself to a...
Apr 19, 17, 6:29 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 29,905
Posted By btbx11

My favorite is the SFO rotunda club at the rare...

My favorite is the SFO rotunda club at the rare times its not insanely crowded. Also like the renovated LAX club and IAH E. I haven't been to the renovated Chicago lounges.
Jan 19, 17, 6:45 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,350
Posted By btbx11

This was my first thought, so consider this a...

This was my first thought, so consider this a second for Lisbon. Nonstops from Newark and of course London with Star Alliance.
Jan 19, 17, 3:32 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,138
Posted By btbx11

Huh? Strange comment. My employer guarantees me...

Huh? Strange comment. My employer guarantees me the highest available travel class when flying more than 2000 miles, but I would always have the option to fly in a "lower" class of service if I chose...
Jan 18, 17, 4:25 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,138
Posted By btbx11

They do not. For the most part flat-bed seats are...

They do not. For the most part flat-bed seats are limited to NYC-LAX/SFO. AA has a couple flat-bed flights LAX-MIA, and Jetblue has a couple from BOS-LAX/SFO I believe. Then you also have a few...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 12, 16, 10:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 6,510
Posted By btbx11

Enjoyed this report! Japanese high speed trains...

Enjoyed this report! Japanese high speed trains are remarkable feats of engineering. They are also remarkably ugly!
Jun 9, 16, 12:43 am
Replies: 1,119
Views: 262,762
Posted By btbx11

Ouch... As a "member" of the California wine...

Ouch... As a "member" of the California wine industry I apologize for our awful wines ;) However I also have to question your palate as California wines (huge generalization) tend to fall between the...
Jun 9, 16, 12:14 am
Replies: 1,119
Views: 262,762
Posted By btbx11

I enjoyed a glass of Joseph Phelps Freestone...

I enjoyed a glass of Joseph Phelps Freestone pinot (CA retail +/- $45) today in the Qantas F lounge. Being very much into wine, I'm sure you'd agree that True Sonoma Coast pinot is of a similar...
Mar 30, 16, 4:11 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,725
Posted By btbx11

Wow, I'm guessing Oscar called you personally?...

Wow, I'm guessing Oscar called you personally? This is an unusual enough situation that it wouldn't totally surprise me.
Feb 3, 16, 4:34 pm
Replies: 539
Views: 153,367
Posted By btbx11

This would be one (the only) economy trip report...

This would be one (the only) economy trip report I'd be interested in reading!
Dec 21, 15, 12:29 am
Replies: 50
Views: 7,280
Posted By btbx11

Looks like Honolulu-Guam is still marketed as...

Looks like Honolulu-Guam is still marketed as "business".
Dec 9, 15, 8:02 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 7,392
Posted By btbx11

Domestically my employer sends me in first...

Domestically my employer sends me in first (contractually) on flights over 1500 miles. I don't pay for domestic first out of my own pocket. Internationally I fly business whether work or leisure, and...
Nov 2, 15, 2:02 am
Replies: 114
Views: 24,725
Posted By btbx11

JAL changed their flight times and I believe...

JAL changed their flight times and I believe their lounge is no longer open when convenient for BA passengers?

I was on 286 in F a few days ago. Spent some time in the BA F room then headed...
Oct 14, 15, 8:32 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 40,793
Posted By btbx11

This is a curious comment to me. Are you doubting...

This is a curious comment to me. Are you doubting that there are large companies that send their employees overseas in business (and first) class? I consult with a 250,000+ employee Bay Area co-based...
Sep 29, 15, 11:23 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,225
Posted By btbx11

Oh no! Is the wine OK? I would expect nothing...

Oh no! Is the wine OK? I would expect nothing less than 100,000 Avios for headphone-tainted claret...
Sep 19, 15, 8:21 pm
Replies: 1,296
Views: 220,807
Posted By btbx11

Thanks, appreciate the support! I'm in...

Thanks, appreciate the support! I'm in Rutherford, Napa Valley. If I ever make it to a BA "DO" I'll be sure to bring along a couple bottles of delicious cab franc based Napa wines. I'll actually be...
Sep 18, 15, 11:17 pm
Replies: 1,296
Views: 220,807
Posted By btbx11

LOL me too! I make wine for a living.

LOL me too! I make wine for a living.
Sep 14, 15, 9:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,674
Posted By btbx11

80 minutes international-domestic connection at...

80 minutes international-domestic connection at SFO is plenty of time. Never mind the trains, it's a big but walkable airport from terminal I-A to 2, unless you have a big family or are mobility...
Mar 31, 15, 4:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By btbx11

And I on Sunday. Will post on the state of T-5...

And I on Sunday. Will post on the state of T-5 Easter Sunday.
Mar 31, 15, 4:06 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 24,725
Posted By btbx11

Just an add-on: I have no clue where the space...

Just an add-on: I have no clue where the space would come from. All the concourse-level lounges at SFO International Terminal (UA F, BA, EK I think, never been in) have a reception area on the...
Mar 31, 15, 3:53 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 24,725
Posted By btbx11

BA to expand SFO lounge?

Usual apologies if this is posted elsewhere - search came up empty.

Found this article (by the well-respected Chris McGinnis) stating that BA are planning to add another floor to the cramped and...
Mar 25, 15, 1:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By btbx11

LOL that would make complete BA sense....

LOL that would make complete BA sense. Unfortunately my upcoming Qantas booking with two Emirates segments is nowhere to be seen. That said, I would appreciate being to see all my oneworld bookings...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 23, 15, 6:29 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 17,060
Posted By btbx11

It's clear that we all have our own opinions on...

It's clear that we all have our own opinions on what the greatest trip report on FT might be. How about nominating candidates based on this statistical method, then inserting a poll so users/readers...
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