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Nov 24, 20, 5:43 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,143
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

$600 for a few extra inches *in C* and a blanket?...

$600 for a few extra inches *in C* and a blanket? That blanket better be made from the willingly-given woven tears of an organic virgin Fair Trade dolphin or some such, and I better get to keep the...
Nov 11, 20, 5:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

It seems that way only because you continue to...

It seems that way only because you continue to repeat that misinformation, even after being told otherwise in other threads.

New Zealand law is very clear on how NZ should have acted and far more...
Forum: South America
Nov 10, 20, 3:58 am
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I stand corrected then. They shouldn't have...

I stand corrected then.

They shouldn't have opened it, IMO, and they definitely shouldn't be allowing Americans into the country. But, their choice to cause themselves a second/third wave.
Forum: Japan
Nov 9, 20, 6:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

The condition is almost always phrased as "Has...

The condition is almost always phrased as "Has valid onward travel" and in 30+ years I've never seen an airline give a crap about whether that onward travel is on a different airline. That's why...
Replies: 157
Views: 16,928
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Look out for a NZ-Cooks bubble announcement in...

Look out for a NZ-Cooks bubble announcement in the next 3 weeks, unless Auckland manages to shoot itself in the foot again.
Forum: South America
Nov 9, 20, 6:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

You may find this interesting...

You may find this interesting (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-54518628). Machu Picchu is not open.

And 1 minute on google (https://lmgtfy.app/?q=Can+I+visit+machu+picchu) says ...
Nov 5, 20, 11:33 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,073
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

What's the difference in ticket price between UA...

What's the difference in ticket price between UA and Everyone Else? If it's less than $450 then it becomes a simple question of is it worth changing carrier?
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Interesting. That fits in with the 2 flight...

Interesting. That fits in with the 2 flight codes as well - APK71 & APK75 vs AWK71 and AWK75.

Sooooo, I'm looking at an error of some kind at flightaware?


(Putting AWK71 into flightaware...
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

No idea. I was just looking at flight numbers on...

No idea. I was just looking at flight numbers on flightaware and it stood out as I didn't recognise the airline code. But an example flight here (https://flightaware.com/live/flight/APK71)
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Air Peace - Flying in New Zealand

So, I was doing some research yesterday on who is flying from/to for certain airports in New Zealand and I noticed that Air Peace (registered in Nigeria) was flying a 737 CHC-AKL return 1-2 times a...
Oct 9, 20, 5:04 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 5,615
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

MS Teams is godawful at managing bandwidth and...

MS Teams is godawful at managing bandwidth and will usually try to soak up as much as possible. So, yeah, go ahead and try calling and see how far you get. Just understand it'll be terrible quality...
Sep 29, 20, 7:43 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 9,911
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

The thing I find *most* amusing about that, aside...

The thing I find *most* amusing about that, aside from the sheer inaccuracy and ignorance it displays, is that it's someone that lists Southwest as their programme trying to look down on ... well,,...
Sep 29, 20, 9:10 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,911
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I am indeed. James Bigglesworth. Of 266...

I am indeed. James Bigglesworth. Of 266 Squadron.

Does no one read these days?! :)
Sep 29, 20, 7:06 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,911
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

[Emp added] Pretty straight forward blanket...

[Emp added]

Pretty straight forward blanket term: say *anything* they regard as damaging to their reputation or business and they can terminate your account.

But, completely unenforceable in...
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I'd be very surprised if you didn't have a lot of...

I'd be very surprised if you didn't have a lot of reasonable options within your mentioned budget in Auckland. Looking at TradeMe just now I see around 2500 results for SUV/Ute in Auckland in the...
Sep 4, 20, 2:07 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,699
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

You have quite an active imagination there. That...

You have quite an active imagination there. That was most entertaining to read. Thank you.
Aug 24, 20, 1:42 am
Replies: 681
Views: 42,370
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I wasn't talking about a contract. I was...

I wasn't talking about a contract. I was replying to your comment about loyalty from and to AA.

AA had no *need* to devalue the miles you'd already earnt. They did it so that they could increase...
Aug 23, 20, 8:07 pm
Replies: 681
Views: 42,370
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

AA, like many US companies, focuses on the next...

AA, like many US companies, focuses on the next quarter earnings and little else. It's one reason US airlines are so poorly run overall and so uncompetetive globally.




They've never once...
Aug 23, 20, 7:39 pm
Replies: 681
Views: 42,370
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Only if you *deliberately* mis-read what was...

Only if you *deliberately* mis-read what was actually written.
Aug 23, 20, 7:35 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,537
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Sorry, I've worked with too many NZ organisations...

Sorry, I've worked with too many NZ organisations over the last ~25 years that, when compared to their overseas counterparts, are simply Mickey Mouse shows. Outside of marketing, NZ trained people...
Aug 22, 20, 7:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,434
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Diplomats, and those flying on Dip passports. ...

Diplomats, and those flying on Dip passports. MFAT and INZ are starting to send people back out to their stations.
Aug 22, 20, 7:39 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,537
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

Nothing to do with law. It's a matter of policy...

Nothing to do with law. It's a matter of policy by the card issuers, just as it is in the US. Now, yes, they could be forced to expand their range of accepted reasons, but that is another question...
Aug 22, 20, 7:16 am
Replies: 681
Views: 42,370
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

What's amazing is that no one has said that. ...

What's amazing is that no one has said that.

What *has* been suggested is that AA is having cashflow problems and during such times departments *are* asked to come up with ways to generate more...
Aug 20, 20, 7:16 pm
Replies: 681
Views: 42,370
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I'd be willing to bet actual money that this is...

I'd be willing to bet actual money that this is simply the effect of AA deciding that they need more revenue and Corp Security coming up with the idea of trolling for frequent HC users and shaking...
Aug 9, 20, 3:08 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,671
Posted By JamesBigglesworth

I would disagree with that. I believe EC261 will...

I would disagree with that. I believe EC261 will apply.

*Blanket* requirements for health are simply not enforceable: TAP agents are not doctors. Yes, they can require a negative test (which is...
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