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Dec 31, 20, 3:55 pm
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Posted By Paplover

I believe that currently the only DL flights to...

I believe that currently the only DL flights to YVR are from SEA. So any connection is logistically impossible. Looks like in February LAX-YVR is available but likely not a legal connection from...
Dec 13, 20, 9:21 pm
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Views: 3,162,129
Posted By Paplover

Not nearly as good as Dovster but I got surprised...

Not nearly as good as Dovster but I got surprised on my last trip. For the last 5 + years I routinely would take bumps out of my home base of PSC and most of the agents knew me. Last year Skywest...
Oct 23, 20, 1:44 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,421
Posted By Paplover

PSC-MSP is one of my staple routes, 1250 miles...

PSC-MSP is one of my staple routes, 1250 miles and can be over 3 hours westbound with a headwind. Used to be a CRJ-900 but a year ago or so moved to E-175. Last week upgraded to A-319 for the first...
Oct 12, 20, 1:33 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By Paplover

The check in questions ask if you have symptoms...

The check in questions ask if you have symptoms of COVID including a cough. If you answer honestly I doubt they will let you fly. Do you really want to lie about it?
Sep 27, 20, 1:12 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Paplover

On my RJ trips this month there were only 2...

On my RJ trips this month there were only 2 movies and no other options. I had no interest in either movie so I did a lot of reading.
May 19, 20, 5:34 pm
Replies: 3,073
Views: 385,390
Posted By Paplover

Could the lower service on DL be related to the...

Could the lower service on DL be related to the FA being not unionized? I am sure the cabin crew are concerned about picking up COVID-19 from passengers and DL could be accommodating them to keep...
May 13, 20, 3:14 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,276
Posted By Paplover

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Mar 24, 20, 7:35 pm
Replies: 685
Views: 108,790
Posted By Paplover

Flu kills about 30,000-40,000 people in the US...

Flu kills about 30,000-40,000 people in the US per year with less than 300,000 hospitalized. Projections are this could kill 1-3 MILLION people in the US with tens of millions hospitalized if...
Mar 14, 20, 4:55 pm
Replies: 2,116
Views: 411,037
Posted By Paplover

Latest news reports are France and Spain going on...

Latest news reports are France and Spain going on lockdown, UK to lockdown those over 70.
Mar 4, 20, 6:54 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By Paplover

I started looking at Thanksgiving week fares in...

I started looking at Thanksgiving week fares in May last year and booked in August. Same high fare classes and prices both months. Periodic checks until departure did not show any drops, and yes...
Feb 12, 20, 2:07 pm
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Views: 113,658
Posted By Paplover

I would not mainly because of my travel patterns....

I would not mainly because of my travel patterns. My home airport and many of my destinations do not have CLEAR so it is rare that I get to use it at all.
Feb 4, 20, 3:38 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,040
Posted By Paplover

Did you talk to the GA when you got to the gate?...

Did you talk to the GA when you got to the gate? If so what was said about $$? Over Thanksgiving my wife and I bid $800 for some flights and in one case we were told they got the volunteers they...
Feb 3, 20, 11:13 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,040
Posted By Paplover

For the last 8-10 years I have always volunteered...

For the last 8-10 years I have always volunteered for a VDB when flying out of PSC (DM for 4/5 last years) and even asked about it on flights I was sure were not over. I have gotten 3 or 4 from there...
Jan 30, 20, 8:57 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 9,024
Posted By Paplover

DL, and many airlines, ban snub nosed breeds...

DL, and many airlines, ban snub nosed breeds (pugs, bulldogs, etc.) from the cargo hold. There are also many temperature based embargoes, both hot and cold, to reduce the potential for thermal stress...
Jan 23, 20, 5:02 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,155
Posted By Paplover

A lot of my flights to SEA from points east make...

A lot of my flights to SEA from points east make a right turn at Spokane and run a semi-circle and get back on the straight line near Moses Lake to get properly sequenced. The bigger the loop the...
Jan 23, 20, 4:56 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,155
Posted By Paplover

SEA-PSC can have 11 RT a day between AS and DL. ...

SEA-PSC can have 11 RT a day between AS and DL. 22 aircraft movements, either turbo props or RJs for an airport serving about 250,000 folks a 3-4 hour drive away. Add in another 30 RT to PDX you...
Jan 22, 20, 9:16 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,155
Posted By Paplover

It looks like SEA is getting like the NYC area...

It looks like SEA is getting like the NYC area where schedules depend on VFR but winter storms disrupt that delaying things significantly. My Flights from PSC are often delayed 5-15 minutes on...
Dec 6, 19, 11:28 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,540
Posted By Paplover

For folks with a paid, valid, normal fare tickets...

For folks with a paid, valid, normal fare tickets DL will not deny boarding until everyone is on the plane and those with seat assignments are usually not considered for IDB. That they decided to...
Nov 21, 19, 4:20 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,606
Posted By Paplover

So, if he had his MSP-XXX itinerary and at the...

So, if he had his MSP-XXX itinerary and at the last minute a snowstorm made him decide to book BRD-MSP to avoid driving to MSP in the snowstorm and got a VDB to the afternoon flight, do you think the...
Nov 21, 19, 3:31 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,606
Posted By Paplover

I agree that if not VDB'd he is good but given...

I agree that if not VDB'd he is good but given the VBD odds he will likely lose money overall playing VDB roulette. In the unlikely event he is VDB'd, there could be issues. The GA will likely see...
Nov 21, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,606
Posted By Paplover

In my history of looking for bumps, I doubt...

In my history of looking for bumps, I doubt flights are oversold until they are selling full Y fares, usually even B means not oversold. So as Gig mentioned, to do this you would be buying high cost...
Sep 20, 19, 9:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,097
Posted By Paplover

Actually, I am booked on those flights as a...

Actually, I am booked on those flights as a through fare. I was checking looking at chances for a VDB. Earlier there were multiple one stop options, now only 1. Both individual flights are selling...
Sep 20, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,097
Posted By Paplover

Revenue Management illogic

I understand Married Segment pricing versus individual segment pricing but this one has me baffled. Looking at PSC-MSP-DLH on 9/23 (DL3984, DL3636). Each segment can be purchased as an M fare so...
Sep 19, 19, 12:29 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 26,386
Posted By Paplover

I was on a CRJ 900 from MSP-PSC that had masks...

I was on a CRJ 900 from MSP-PSC that had masks deploy about 2/3 of the way there. We did the fast descent too from about 33,000 to 8000 in 6 minutes as well but no one on board noticed the rate of...
Sep 10, 19, 9:03 pm
Replies: 1,959
Views: 818,979
Posted By Paplover

9/9/19 - PSC-SEA - Asked for 2 but needed 1 for...

9/9/19 - PSC-SEA - Asked for 2 but needed 1 for $500, Got in 6 hours late, Kept F upgrade for the whole route to BUF.
9/9/19 - PSC-MSP Needed 1 for $600, someone else.

I usually ask for $500 and...
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