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Oct 18, 19, 12:00 pm
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Views: 13,176
Posted By luckypierre

My experience with the 3 BE fares is that the...

My experience with the 3 BE fares is that the seating algorithm fills the worst seats first...from back of the aircraft middle seat first
There is no evaluation of elite status with the airline to...
Oct 18, 19, 11:31 am
Replies: 59
Views: 11,379
Posted By luckypierre

My experience flying DL 2 or 3 times a year is...

My experience flying DL 2 or 3 times a year is that they are ahead in the game..planes depart on time, cabins are clean and cabin staff are reasonably enthused about their work. Mr Parker seems to be...
Jun 15, 19, 12:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,946
Posted By luckypierre

have very rarely encountered "inability to check...

have very rarely encountered "inability to check in online" for a domestic flight due to a syncing error..ticket reissued, exact name discrepancy, etc

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Jun 15, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 101
Views: 18,586
Posted By luckypierre

add a data point..tried to look at US-HKG for CX ...

add a data point..tried to look at US-HKG for CX business awards using BA website (and Qantas) yesterday
About a dozen dates, including right at end of availability
Nothing.
BA website was...
Apr 13, 19, 3:33 am
Replies: 48
Views: 14,468
Posted By luckypierre

It would be an interesting trivial fact to know...

It would be an interesting trivial fact to know the "spoilage" percentage of paper versus e vouchers..suspect a fairly big gulf separates the two--something AA's financial folks are fully aware of
Apr 13, 19, 3:24 am
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Views: 50,440
Posted By luckypierre

Wow, that skepticism cuts to the a core tenet of...

Wow, that skepticism cuts to the a core tenet of SWA
Apr 11, 19, 5:10 am
Replies: 502
Views: 50,440
Posted By luckypierre

Dominic Gates of the Seattle Times wrote an...

Dominic Gates of the Seattle Times wrote an informative report on the forces involved on the horizontal stabilizer and how they may have been too great for the pilots to turn the manual trim wheel
Apr 11, 19, 4:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 9,139
Posted By luckypierre

I've used BA miles on AA metal many times and it...

I've used BA miles on AA metal many times and it seems each time altering the record to reflect my AA status has grown slightly more challenging...so for future reference, during the ticketing...
Apr 11, 19, 3:45 am
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Views: 124,748
Posted By luckypierre

This has been my general response to the whole...

This has been my general response to the whole dynamic award pricing phenomena...Really makes travel planning on more exotic destinations problematic..sympathy for the businessman who has loyally...
Apr 3, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By luckypierre

as a couple, the 2-3-2 arrangement of the 67 is a...

as a couple, the 2-3-2 arrangement of the 67 is a plus
Apr 3, 19, 11:58 am
Replies: 2,336
Views: 184,161
Posted By luckypierre

Having difficulty understanding the nature of the...

Having difficulty understanding the nature of the MCAS "reset" phenomena being discussed in the aviation press
It resets to its original trim position or advances after the pilot resists by pulling...
Mar 24, 18, 9:49 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 11,751
Posted By luckypierre

Brand loyalty (it seems to me that SW has a good...

Brand loyalty (it seems to me that SW has a good handle on revenue management).
Mar 24, 18, 9:38 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 22,200
Posted By luckypierre

Used Avios for a SAT to PHX AA flight...made res...

Used Avios for a SAT to PHX AA flight...made res in late Dec..did the same thing as others-used FINNAIR to change to elite AA FF number (it seems years ago there was a drop down menu in the BA...
Mar 8, 18, 8:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By luckypierre

If you drill down on some of these unique...

If you drill down on some of these unique liveries, there are arrangements/subsidies/marketing agreements between the airline and various promotional travel organizations for each state/city.
Mar 8, 18, 8:12 pm
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Views: 22,278
Posted By luckypierre

This seems to be an accurate assessment of Mr...

This seems to be an accurate assessment of Mr Kirby's boneheaded suggestion.
Mar 8, 18, 7:44 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By luckypierre

VCV is a big repaint destination for many...

VCV is a big repaint destination for many airlines.
Sep 25, 17, 10:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By luckypierre

FWIW, this is still a problem..united website...

FWIW, this is still a problem..united website showed several SANSA Cessna 420 flights from SJO to LIR, but system rejected the purchase at end. UA support website support staff could not "see the...
Apr 10, 17, 8:34 am
Replies: 791
Views: 109,697
Posted By luckypierre

Slightly off topic of the inevitable LD v UD UA...

Slightly off topic of the inevitable LD v UD UA discussion, but are the handful of 47s still flying seeing more cancellations? UA will be reducing spares inventory ahead of the end date, so repairs...
Apr 10, 17, 8:21 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 648,782
Posted By luckypierre

Are those Chicago Aviation department cops?...

Are those Chicago Aviation department cops? Pretty casual uniform for the main muscle...Never given it any thought, but does UA have a private rent a cop security force at a large airport like O'Hare?
Feb 8, 17, 3:46 am
Replies: 1,784
Views: 358,805
Posted By luckypierre

One interesting observation to me about AA award...

One interesting observation to me about AA award availability. From SAT, have to connect thru DFW, ORD or MIA for most routes. The website will show availability, but it most of it will involve an...
Feb 8, 17, 2:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,428
Posted By luckypierre

The metal mesh on composite aircraft has little...

The metal mesh on composite aircraft has little structural role; it is to meet the FAA requirements for lightning strike protection. Radomes, wingtips and other sensitive areas receive more...
Feb 8, 17, 2:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,315
Posted By luckypierre

Just to add a couple of more details from the...

Just to add a couple of more details from the transaction. The agent may well have been using the phrase "you are in basic economy" to mean you are in the entry level fare (no free checked bag, etc)...
Feb 7, 17, 2:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,315
Posted By luckypierre

A minor further tightening of the rules on AA award tickets

Had a minor surprise today.
Used up some BA miles to go from SAT PHX for some hiking in the Grand Canyon.
I have used BA miles for shorthauls in the US (AA) and Asia (CX and Malaysia) many times,...
Jan 30, 17, 6:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By luckypierre

The fact the SQ miles expire 3 years, regardless...

The fact the SQ miles expire 3 years, regardless of activity, is a minor but relevant negative about the program..wasn't paying attention to the Krisflyer account and suddenly faced with challenge of...
Jan 6, 17, 12:41 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 10,629
Posted By luckypierre

That certainly adds an extra layer of screw up to...

That certainly adds an extra layer of screw up to this report. It would seem to me that to legal/PR/operations departments of any airline, the fate of an UM would be matter of considerable concern....
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