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Jan 11, 20, 8:07 am
Replies: 297
Views: 23,468
Posted By pa3lsvt

You'll be fine. I moved in July 2017, and updated...

You'll be fine. I moved in July 2017, and updated our mailing addresses (my NEXUS and her GE) in GOES right away. I wasn't able to get into an enrollment center for over a year to update our...
Jan 7, 20, 2:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,185
Posted By pa3lsvt

One tag per bag is a sensible limit. I rock...

One tag per bag is a sensible limit.

I rock a few old US Silver and Gold tags on my carry-on rollers (one each). If I was to upgrade the tags on those bags (fat chance now, as AA doesn't give...
Forum: Canada
Jan 7, 20, 2:33 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 10,118
Posted By pa3lsvt

These are all considered commercial goods, and...

These are all considered commercial goods, and are not permitted to be passed through the NEXUS lanes - even if declared and even if you do not intend to leave them in Canada.
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Dec 19, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 152
Views: 28,814
Posted By pa3lsvt

Same as any other AC. Bagels and whatnot at...

Same as any other AC. Bagels and whatnot at breakfast, finger food, soup/mac and cheese, cookies and brownie bites. Not really a full meal, but enough to snack on before travel.

Also, definitely...
Dec 13, 19, 6:47 am
Replies: 178
Views: 28,817
Posted By pa3lsvt

All done for 2019. Lowest travel year since my...

All done for 2019. Lowest travel year since my first year in this role in 2013 when I barely made pmUS Silver. The year at Plat Pro was nice enough - I made a PHL-PHX upgrade on a Monday morning once...
Nov 15, 19, 1:11 pm
Replies: 1,417
Views: 397,658
Posted By pa3lsvt

Club agent had to touch my phone screen to check...

Club agent had to touch my phone screen to check that my (expired) iOS BP was for today, when I hit the club at PHL for bathroom and coffee on arrival.

It's the *touching* that is my complaint....
Nov 15, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 374
Views: 61,900
Posted By pa3lsvt

It's funny that this thread popped up, as I am...

It's funny that this thread popped up, as I am considering a job change from a job I really like, pays well, and has a travel policy that I have little issue with. There are other issues at play, and...
Nov 8, 19, 12:37 pm
Replies: 1,417
Views: 397,658
Posted By pa3lsvt

Managed to book a seat on the last flight home...

Managed to book a seat on the last flight home from an outstation two business days from today. Sales calls a customer emergency meeting, same day in/out. Thought I was smart in booking, instead of...
Nov 7, 19, 10:06 am
Replies: 294
Views: 76,934
Posted By pa3lsvt

Made PPro last year with an uptick in travel and...

Made PPro last year with an uptick in travel and a creative segment run. Typically a 60 -70k EQM/75ish EQS Plat with organic travel and somewhere between 12k - 15k EQD.

I'm the case study of hub...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Nov 7, 19, 8:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By pa3lsvt

A West is closed. B/C is the only open large club...

A West is closed. B/C is the only open large club and gets very crowded now. I haven't been since the 11/1 boarding pass requirement kicked in.

A East and F have small clubs. Only use them if you...
Nov 1, 19, 11:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By pa3lsvt

Yes, address changes need to be performed at an...

Yes, address changes need to be performed at an enrollment center. If the officer really could have revoked your membership because you were in actual violation of the rules, don't you think they...
Nov 1, 19, 11:13 am
Replies: 134
Views: 37,392
Posted By pa3lsvt

Hard no here as well, unless the crew gets...

Hard no here as well, unless the crew gets involved. And I would never ask anyone to swap seats with me, regardless of why I do not have MY preferred seat. I even sat in a *gasp* middle MCE seat this...
Nov 1, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 141
Views: 100,118
Posted By pa3lsvt

On the way back from YVR, you are dealing with...

On the way back from YVR, you are dealing with CATSA, not TSA. Their rules for expedited screening are different and have nothing to do with whether or not the BP shows "TSA PreCheck". Your GE card...
Oct 31, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 40
Views: 6,794
Posted By pa3lsvt

And how does this have anything to do with NEXUS?

And how does this have anything to do with NEXUS?
Oct 23, 19, 6:44 pm
Replies: 365
Views: 87,282
Posted By pa3lsvt

Courtesy of Wayback Machine: Additional...

Courtesy of Wayback Machine:

Additional allowed items
You can also bring:

Outerwear such as coats, wraps and hats

A book or newspaper

A small bag of food to eat on the flight
Oct 21, 19, 8:11 pm
Replies: 365
Views: 87,282
Posted By pa3lsvt

I specifically recall "pillow" was on that...

I specifically recall "pillow" was on that list.
Oct 8, 19, 4:52 pm
Replies: 1,198
Views: 372,242
Posted By pa3lsvt

Just say the cube contains keys, travel...

Just say the cube contains keys, travel documents, medicines, and personal items that cannot be checked. You know, the stuff they ask that you NOT check when they take your bag.
Oct 8, 19, 4:50 pm
Replies: 255
Views: 110,821
Posted By pa3lsvt

Standby as a Plat is free, and I can't say there...

Standby as a Plat is free, and I can't say there was ever a flight that I missed on standby that I would have made with SDFC. As a high EQM Plat (EXP level EQM on 60 - 75 EQS), I rarely was anywhere...
Oct 3, 19, 10:34 am
Replies: 71
Views: 22,847
Posted By pa3lsvt

And this is why I carry my own shampoo and soap....

And this is why I carry my own shampoo and soap. I take the sample sized lotions home for the better half, but there are plenty of times where they are clearly partially full and not unused. No way...
Sep 26, 19, 1:49 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 14,505
Posted By pa3lsvt

1) Clean bathrooms on arrival. Gotta wash those...

1) Clean bathrooms on arrival. Gotta wash those hands as soon as you can after being on an airplane.
2) Access to premium AAgents when traval SNAFUs happen. And this is AA, so SNAFU is the baseline...
Sep 26, 19, 1:37 pm
Replies: 1,624
Views: 586,131
Posted By pa3lsvt

LOL at the biggest delay being the wait for...

LOL at the biggest delay being the wait for luggage. That's PHL's weakest point. The one time I used PHL as a POE, the entire widebody pax load had arrived at baggage claim before the first bag...
Sep 26, 19, 1:32 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 140,862
Posted By pa3lsvt

I agree with the caution on row 22, and I fly...

I agree with the caution on row 22, and I fly these pretty regularly - especially when I'm going transcon (PHL-PHX in particular).

23F is the best coach seat in AA's fleet in my opinion. I've...
Sep 13, 19, 8:07 am
Replies: 43
Views: 8,983
Posted By pa3lsvt

I (well, we including Mrs. pa3lsvt) had the same...

I (well, we including Mrs. pa3lsvt) had the same in MIA after returning from the DR a few years back. POTUS and AF1 happened to be at the field that day, so the whole process was very chaotic.

I...
Sep 12, 19, 4:45 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 32,174
Posted By pa3lsvt

Actually, it is a binary. Either the plane is...

Actually, it is a binary. Either the plane is suitable for T/O, or it is not.

If it is good to go, I (and the pilots) want it in the air.

if not, I (and the pilots) want it on the ground.
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Aug 14, 19, 7:45 am
Replies: 1,624
Views: 586,131
Posted By pa3lsvt

The fly-over ramp from I-95 North didn't open...

The fly-over ramp from I-95 North didn't open until the 2000s. (I used to park under it for shade when I worked at International Plaza nee Scott Paper HQ).

Back when I was younger, the I-95 ramp...
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