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Jun 14, 19, 12:04 pm
Replies: 451
Views: 39,992
Posted By gcashin

I think LAX-RAR should have access, similar to...

I think LAX-RAR should have access, similar to SFO-PPT, but I'm also thinking with a weekly partner operated flight, there's also a higher chance to get a "Computer Says No" type error vs. a UA...
Jun 14, 19, 7:49 am
Replies: 451
Views: 39,992
Posted By gcashin

Any experience whether LAX-RAR on Air NZ in...

Any experience whether LAX-RAR on Air NZ in Business qualifies to use the Polaris lounge before departing at LAX? It's a ~10 hour Intl biz class flight, so I believe this would be the type of flight...
Jun 13, 19, 10:20 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,993
Posted By gcashin

As an FYI on flight options, EVAS is starting...

As an FYI on flight options, EVAS is starting seasonal service between Fogo Island and Halifax, which will provide a direct flight option to an airport with better connectivity to US destinations. ...
Jun 11, 19, 8:57 am
Replies: 230
Views: 34,684
Posted By gcashin

Any experience on how the system handles it when...

Any experience on how the system handles it when someone requests a status challenge mid-way through a stay? Have a family member who'd requested a Platinum status challenge part-way through a 7 day...
Jun 10, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 35
Views: 7,430
Posted By gcashin

This is pretty bad that WS still can't offer a...

This is pretty bad that WS still can't offer a seat preview before booking without a cumbersome workaround of doing a dummy booking. One of the reasons why I'm less likely to book WS. AC's IT may...
May 24, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,285
Posted By gcashin

Just to provide an update on this, I did receive...

Just to provide an update on this, I did receive a cancellation number via the website immediately, but it took about 7 hours before I received the cancellation email and had the points redeposited. ...
May 24, 19, 11:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By gcashin

Do they have seats set up with 29" pitch so you...

Do they have seats set up with 29" pitch so you can practice crushing your knees against the seat in front of you?
May 23, 19, 10:03 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,285
Posted By gcashin

Is it normal to have a delay in getting the...

Is it normal to have a delay in getting the points returned when you cancel an award reservation, or does that mean there's a problem? I seem to recall that they typically would be credited back...
May 23, 19, 6:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By gcashin

YYC-YEG is a busy route and based on my...

YYC-YEG is a busy route and based on my observations, seems to commonly have full flights on AC planes, and probably earns them a decent yield for a short hop Q400 flight. If WS wants to pick up...
May 23, 19, 11:56 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By gcashin

Yes, agreed, it was more likely a case of being...

Yes, agreed, it was more likely a case of being unable, as they tried to make the change and couldn't, but also potentially unwilling to try other ways to resolve it. And yeah, I'd called the UA 1K...
May 23, 19, 11:24 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By gcashin

So after 1 hour and 10 mins on the phone with the...

So after 1 hour and 10 mins on the phone with the UA 1K desk and AC, AC is unwilling and/or unable to do anything for a YUL-YYT segment that's downgraded from a Business Class reward booking to an...
May 22, 19, 9:41 pm
Replies: 1,912
Views: 121,759
Posted By gcashin

I was 2 out of 3 for deflated seats on the last...

I was 2 out of 3 for deflated seats on the last trip as well.

I'm speculating, but my guess is that the seats were more reliable when brand new, and as they've got more wear and tear, have...
May 22, 19, 9:40 pm
Replies: 1,912
Views: 121,759
Posted By gcashin

Wow, that's quite the wait - I was hoping to see...

Wow, that's quite the wait - I was hoping to see something from my deflated seat from early May, but based on that, I've got a while to wait. There really shouldn't be any reason why AC doesn't...
May 21, 19, 8:55 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By gcashin

I'm sure WS is very keen to pick up flyers who...

I'm sure WS is very keen to pick up flyers who credit to UA because they don't meet the AC spend requirements and give them Gold status. Guess it's their loss.
May 20, 19, 4:17 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By gcashin

Are you really surprised you didn't get matched...

Are you really surprised you didn't get matched based on a made-up status level? "Air Canada MilagePlus Gold (operated by United Airlines)"? LOL. That's an interesting name for United MileagePlus...
May 19, 19, 9:41 am
Replies: 129
Views: 16,451
Posted By gcashin

I had 2 seats booked in Premium rouge on the...

I had 2 seats booked in Premium rouge on the YUL-YYT flight noted above. The cabin may not have been full, but there were bookings for Premium rouge, and if folks don't receive or look at schedule...
May 18, 19, 3:29 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By gcashin

How many times have you been able to get UA to...

How many times have you been able to get UA to get other operating carriers to open up award availability on the other carrier? The issue is that there's no J award availability on the route, UA...
May 18, 19, 1:57 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 16,451
Posted By gcashin

These seem to be showing up on the schedule now...

These seem to be showing up on the schedule now in an economy only configuration. My YUL-YYT on June 29 is now showing up an economy-only configuration. Very annoying for those who'd booked Premium...
May 18, 19, 1:47 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By gcashin

I was just looking at one of my reservations, and...

I was just looking at one of my reservations, and looks like I've also been hit by a change to a single cabin rouge A321 and a downgrade. Had a reward flight booked YUL-YYT that was originally an AC...
May 18, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By gcashin

How did they give them out? Did they give out...

How did they give them out? Did they give out physical cards on the flight, or was it via e-mail afterwards? And did they give them out to Premium Rouge as well as rouge economy minus? The FAQ's...
May 18, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By gcashin

Are you sure the issue is entirely with the...

Are you sure the issue is entirely with the catering contractor here? Catering issues could be that the airline did everything correctly, but the caterer messed up. Or it could be that the airline...
May 17, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By gcashin

I figured AC would have figured out the catering...

I figured AC would have figured out the catering needs for the YYZ-YQM route now, given that it's been running for over 2 weeks, Hopefully this was just a one-off. I took a YQM-YYZ about 2 weeks...
May 15, 19, 7:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 11,807
Posted By gcashin

I'd booked Air NZ flights in Premium Economy from...

I'd booked Air NZ flights in Premium Economy from LAX-RAR on a 772, and even booking 6 months out, I was surprised to see that there none of the pairs of window/aisle seats available, so the only...
May 15, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By gcashin

Submitted the request April 27, and received...

Submitted the request April 27, and received confirmation today. They published a response time of 7 days, and took 18 days to process, so they're taking longer than promised to respond, but seems...
May 15, 19, 8:16 am
Replies: 1,912
Views: 121,759
Posted By gcashin

I'd thought of that afterwards, but I was super...

I'd thought of that afterwards, but I was super tired at the time, and didn't think to check out the settings other than poking at the seat to test it out and noticing it felt more like foam than...
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