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Jun 7, 21, 11:50 am
Replies: 75
Views: 5,527
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Here is a list of ways to get SkyClub access from...

Here is a list of ways to get SkyClub access from The Points Guy (https://thepointsguy.com/guide/ultimate-guide-delta-sky-club-access/).

You might consider collecting enough miles on DL to pay...
Jan 27, 20, 11:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,643
Posted By Occupationalhazard

^ This. Also KIV. Re: Belarus. Depending...

^ This. Also KIV.

Re: Belarus. Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa.

O/H
Forum: Star Alliance
Jan 27, 20, 9:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Bear in mind that TK miles (a) expire and (b)...

Bear in mind that TK miles (a) expire and (b) have some weird transfer rules, so you may not be able to dump them into a different account at the last minute. That's how I wound up with an...
Jan 26, 20, 8:27 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I collect enough skypesos from flying, usually. ...

I collect enough skypesos from flying, usually. If you are interested in cash back, I use the Amex Blue Cash Preferred, 6% at supermarkets (up to $6K/year, thereafter 1%) and 6% on popular streaming...
Dec 2, 19, 12:43 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,394
Posted By Occupationalhazard

If she was triplets. Fun Fact:...

If she was triplets.




Fun Fact: "Mercedes" is a company named after a woman, Mercédès Jellinek, the daughter of Emil Jellinek. Her father was Czech-Austrian and her mother was French, and...
Dec 2, 19, 12:33 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,589
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I assume (from your telling us that you have...

I assume (from your telling us that you have flown UA many times) that you are a UA elite. I cannot imagine wanting to take a connection on another airline rather than your primary, non-stop making...
Oct 1, 19, 9:58 am
Replies: 29
Views: 10,155
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I find it best, especially in my old (well...

I find it best, especially in my old (well middle) age, to meet life with equanimity. As it turns out, there are other people in the world and, from time to time, we may have to accommodate their...
Jun 16, 19, 4:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Occupationalhazard

If your Amex Plat is linked to your Skymiles...

If your Amex Plat is linked to your Skymiles account, you just have to scan your boarding pass.

O/H
May 10, 19, 12:13 am
Replies: 58
Views: 20,687
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I never used to have this issue, but lately it's...

I never used to have this issue, but lately it's cropped up again. I called the DM line and had them do it for me.
Oct 30, 18, 2:05 pm
Replies: 474
Views: 93,649
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Of course it "shouldn't" - and I don't mind being...

Of course it "shouldn't" - and I don't mind being asked, *once*, politely. Me declining an ask is not an invitation for pouting or further discussion/debate/cajoling. I'm a WFBF guy, and if someone...
Sep 25, 18, 5:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,411
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Maybe you prefer "John" maybe you prefer "Mr....

Maybe you prefer "John" maybe you prefer "Mr. Greenpen"? Why not just tell them?

I will sometimes say "Papa Karlo" or "Ded Moroz" (both characters from Russian folklore) and it usually gets a...
Jun 2, 18, 4:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,556
Posted By Occupationalhazard

If you have a way to have the thing paid for...

If you have a way to have the thing paid for (Plat Amex, other CC, Delta Choice Benefit), then use that. The problem will be less "did this happen" and more "failure to disclose on the application"....
May 9, 18, 9:43 am
Replies: 47
Views: 9,227
Posted By Occupationalhazard

This can be problematic. Some time ago when they...

This can be problematic. Some time ago when they were sending out extras to members - the Dean & DeLuca stuff and the headphones, etc. they did it a bit haphazardly, so totally rando GMs got stuff,...
Apr 15, 18, 7:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,774
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Perhaps the OP means the Water of Leith in...

Perhaps the OP means the Water of Leith in Edinburgh? Impossible to tell as he's havering like the Proclaimers. ;)

O/H
Forum: SkyTeam
Mar 30, 18, 11:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Occupationalhazard

AF may give you some static. I've had to push...

AF may give you some static. I've had to push back on them when I would fly SU out of JFK1, because SU contracts with the KAL lounge for business pax, but as I had my DM card and they DO have...
Mar 25, 18, 1:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 11,595
Posted By Occupationalhazard

That's what triggers it for me. I've tried...

That's what triggers it for me. I've tried booking and using credits/vouchers and suddenly the price doubles.

In those cases I have called the Diamond line and they fix it up without...
Mar 24, 18, 4:42 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 78,454
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Yep. This is why you try to avoid letting the...

Yep. This is why you try to avoid letting the little short pants accountant dweebs who don't care that you're stuck in "misery class" so long as they've done their job by sticking it to you book...
Mar 21, 18, 11:53 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I'm curious as to why the owner wasn't able to...

I'm curious as to why the owner wasn't able to track the dog's crate in the same way a passenger can use the "track your bags" function?

Maybe there's a reason, i.e. wasn't given the ID number by...
Mar 20, 18, 2:40 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 10,318
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I mostly fly out of JFK, and I.Love.Clear!...

I mostly fly out of JFK, and I.Love.Clear! Curbside to airside in <10 minutes, and it's FREE for DMs...what's not to love? Flying out of T4? Clear (pun fully intended!) security at T2 and hop the...
Mar 19, 18, 1:48 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 24,844
Posted By Occupationalhazard

As it turns out, "Idiocracy" wasn't a comedy, it...

As it turns out, "Idiocracy" wasn't a comedy, it was a warning.

In the "worst delay" category, I was on a flight to CDG over the winter holidays where we got all the way out in line to take off...
Mar 15, 18, 7:01 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Occupationalhazard

First, welcome to Flyertalk. Don't...

First, welcome to Flyertalk.



Don't count on upgrades. They're nice when you get them, but at hubs you're not going to get them as an FO (slang for silver medallion) or GM.



I don't know...
Mar 13, 18, 3:23 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,322
Posted By Occupationalhazard

Evidently "Bilderberger" was taken. ;) I...

Evidently "Bilderberger" was taken. ;)

I refer to myself as a "Diamond" or a "Ghetto Diamond" because I requalified by happenstance with a lot of 4th qtr stays + Chase Hyatt Card, which I keep...
Mar 13, 18, 1:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,859
Posted By Occupationalhazard

And you didn't know that CDG is a black hole for...

And you didn't know that CDG is a black hole for checked bags? Tsk, tsk.

I'd say in the past ten years, I've only checked bags a handful of times, usually on non-stop transcons, and if TATL,...
Mar 8, 18, 4:12 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,448
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I'd be happy with a CLEAR lane at T4. As it is I...

I'd be happy with a CLEAR lane at T4. As it is I clear (pun fully intended) security at T2 and then hop the Jitney over.

O/H
Mar 7, 18, 10:00 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 17,180
Posted By Occupationalhazard

I take the "Slavic" view on lines, meaning there...

I take the "Slavic" view on lines, meaning there aren't any lines there are just a bunch of people hanging out. Why? Becuase, inevitably, the folks near the gate are in some sort of amorphous blob,...
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