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Jan 26, 20, 7:32 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,001
Posted By respectable_man

I used to do a lot of DL/NW. All the positives...

I used to do a lot of DL/NW. All the positives given above are correct but... DL has been the leader in “enhancing” and otherwise monetizing their FF program so what you get now is not necessarily...
Jan 19, 20, 9:01 am
Replies: 445
Views: 107,681
Posted By respectable_man

Thank God this was advertised as a simpler way to...

Thank God this was advertised as a simpler way to earn.
Jan 19, 20, 8:48 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,933
Posted By respectable_man

Amen to that.

Amen to that.
Jan 18, 20, 8:48 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,933
Posted By respectable_man

... and there I was thinking Thunder Bay was a...

... and there I was thinking Thunder Bay was a train hub for CP and CN...

but back closer to topic: I don’t see the connection between the location of crew bases and hubs. Porter has a crew base...
Jan 15, 20, 4:59 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 16,424
Posted By respectable_man

Unbelievably mediocre performance of Canada-based...

Unbelievably mediocre performance of Canada-based airlines... 0 in the top 10, 9 in the bottom 14.
Jan 15, 20, 12:29 am
Replies: 219
Views: 23,237
Posted By respectable_man

YYZ-YHU (St-Hubert Longueuil) to avoid the...

YYZ-YHU (St-Hubert Longueuil) to avoid the traffic jam between YUL and anywhere east of YUL
YQT-YUL (only YQT-YYZ currently available either with AC or WS; Porter also does YQT-YTZ)
YYZ-YSC
Aug 10, 19, 10:53 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 5,576
Posted By respectable_man

This point is partially moot in an environment...

This point is partially moot in an environment where a very limited number of airlines serve a given market: if you want to travel from YYC to YQB, it’s not as if you have more than 2 choices...
...
Jul 20, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,563
Posted By respectable_man

What if you drink the alcohol your neighbour...

What if you drink the alcohol your neighbour brought onboard?
Jul 18, 19, 3:37 pm
Replies: 8,029
Views: 1,095,347
Posted By respectable_man

Yeah the reduced sched. really sucks whenever I...

Yeah the reduced sched. really sucks whenever I need to fly to- or ex-YQT.
Jul 18, 19, 8:14 am
Replies: 8,029
Views: 1,095,347
Posted By respectable_man

It seems the last YYZ-YQT was de-Rouged to CR9. ...

It seems the last YYZ-YQT was de-Rouged to CR9. Fallout from the MAX non-deliveries?
Jul 14, 19, 8:14 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,180
Posted By respectable_man

I was on that flight a few weeks ago and I...

I was on that flight a few weeks ago and I thought the experience was more than ok. It may be a little tight with 10 across if you are a sizeable person, but otherwise it doesn’t feel that bad. The...
Jul 7, 19, 10:27 am
Replies: 264
Views: 27,020
Posted By respectable_man

Quoting McKenna from this G&M article: “They’re...

Quoting McKenna from this G&M article: “They’re trying to meet international standards and do better, and I don’t see why.” (emphasis mine).
Jul 7, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 1,587
Views: 355,695
Posted By respectable_man

Curious to hear of your experience. That fee for...

Curious to hear of your experience. That fee for carry-on is evil.
Jul 3, 19, 10:08 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,304
Posted By respectable_man

Thankfully it seems many are not ready to pony up...

Thankfully it seems many are not ready to pony up the $$ to pre-select those seats. Otherwise wear knee-pads.
Jul 2, 19, 6:06 am
Replies: 90
Views: 7,332
Posted By respectable_man

My experience is that item 4. is how they do...

My experience is that item 4. is how they do things; there seems to be no provision for emergency staffing during big IRROPS. Why would they do anything else when there is no consequence?
Jun 30, 19, 11:54 am
Replies: 90
Views: 7,332
Posted By respectable_man

If it’s any comfort, you are not alone in this...

If it’s any comfort, you are not alone in this corner of opinion space. My experience is that YYZ irrop recovery is shameful in general, at least at AC (possibly with WJ) and suffers from chronic...
Jun 13, 19, 10:23 pm
Replies: 8,029
Views: 1,095,347
Posted By respectable_man

Given the horrible schedule of these (6:00,...

Given the horrible schedule of these (6:00, 10:40, 17:10) I fail to see how it is an improvement: with no mid-pm departure it’s no longer possible to connect into the early TATL flights, or to...
May 25, 19, 8:52 am
Replies: 264
Views: 27,020
Posted By respectable_man

From the CBC link: will not require airlines...

From the CBC link:

will not require airlines to provide compensation. So what happens if the plane goes mechanical? Do airlines still have to provide meal vouchers and accommodation as necessary?
May 6, 19, 7:03 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 13,749
Posted By respectable_man

The AC YQT-YWG segment has been in a descending...

The AC YQT-YWG segment has been in a descending spiral for many years, matched by WJ ascending. YQT-YWG was 2x daily 15 years ago, then 1x daily on a CRJ2, then 1x daily on a Q4, then 1x daily on a...
May 6, 19, 5:43 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 14,897
Posted By respectable_man

They could be non-Russian or even just slavic...

They could be non-Russian or even just slavic names just written in Cyrillic letters...
May 3, 19, 1:05 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 16,424
Posted By respectable_man

In terms of getting people to their final...

In terms of getting people to their final destination roughly on time, missed connections due to delays are compounded by the oversized importance of YYZ, often limiting the number of realistic...
Apr 28, 19, 10:20 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 16,424
Posted By respectable_man

Yea simply posting accurate and timely...

Yea simply posting accurate and timely information would be useful.
Apr 14, 19, 10:11 am
Replies: 149
Views: 12,938
Posted By respectable_man

If there is one thing with AC it is there very...

If there is one thing with AC it is there very variable level of CS service from one airport to next. I can see how people living near AC hubs might think highly of AC, but routinely connecting...
Mar 30, 19, 10:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By respectable_man

For context the previous day had been a complete...

For context the previous day had been a complete sh!t show at YYZ due to icy runway, and the network was still in shambles on the 28th: customer service desks/phones overwhelmed etc. I’m seriously...
Mar 21, 19, 8:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By respectable_man

I had this very problem last month. I phoned UA...

I had this very problem last month. I phoned UA and they did the transaction manually, without charging a premium. In case of doubt I had taken a screenshot of the prize advertised on the webpage. My...
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