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Aug 6, 17, 7:18 pm
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Posted By BigBossman

Only "perk" we on dip passports (USA) really get...

Only "perk" we on dip passports (USA) really get is waived visa fees and sometimes expedited visa service; of course; only with countries that Reciprocate with us, though I have not been to one yet...
Aug 3, 17, 6:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,359
Posted By BigBossman

Or D.C.?!?!

Or D.C.?!?!
Jul 5, 17, 7:57 pm
Replies: 328
Views: 46,138
Posted By BigBossman

Similar Situation for me this past weekend

flying with family and have four tickets for four passengers, including my 18 month year old. We boarded first, but near the end of boarding a passenger came on with a seat assignment for my 18month...
Jun 6, 17, 1:21 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 9,972
Posted By BigBossman

Agree on Legacy UA C (not legacy CO C) Having best Seat padding

The only seats I have liked more for padded comfort are UA GF, LH F, and TG (New 747 and 380) F seats. Of course, these were F seats with all the extra width and physical distance between pax, and...
Dec 3, 16, 7:53 pm
Replies: 2,068
Views: 423,312
Posted By BigBossman

Just buy the hospital grade disposable blue and...

Just buy the hospital grade disposable blue and white absorbent squares. You can buy all sorts so sizes and they come prefold and compressed. We use them as a clean place to set our kids while...
Oct 27, 16, 2:32 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 32,295
Posted By BigBossman

Any winners out there?

This is starting to seem like one of those lotteries from '1984' where the winners were always on another continent.
Oct 20, 16, 9:55 am
Replies: 4,534
Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

I am referring to the actual seats themselves. ...

I am referring to the actual seats themselves. I saw someone even joking say that they couldn't wait for the first angled-lie-flat to be offered in PE.
Oct 20, 16, 7:34 am
Replies: 4,534
Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

I thought ICBM as well! I guess just going with...

I thought ICBM as well! I guess just going with the common name "North Star" wasn't distinguished enough sounding. Personally, I think it just confuses people to have a special name for the class...
Oct 20, 16, 7:30 am
Replies: 4,534
Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

I was being a bit tongue-in-cheek, thus the ;) ...

I was being a bit tongue-in-cheek, thus the ;) Yes, I know that they have ice, just never like to give very much out without a lot of prompting.

Standard Scenario on LH, LX, AF, or SN (sometimes...
Oct 19, 16, 11:41 am
Replies: 4,534
Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

It is "y'all" and I use it myself. As in a...

It is "y'all" and I use it myself. As in a contraction of "you all". Maybe you have lived in a coastal, U.S. city too long, but being friendly and welcoming, as opposed to robotic or indifferent,...
Oct 19, 16, 9:34 am
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Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

minor points - non-US carriers don't even carry...

minor points - non-US carriers don't even carry ice, so ca't drop any! ;)

LH C service is not all that great, as it is slow, robotic, and not exactly quick to re-fill drinks during the meal...
Oct 17, 16, 7:55 am
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Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

According to UA folks at the IAD Polaris event...

According to UA folks at the IAD Polaris event the 777-300s will have air vents. I asked specifically about them and was even told that was an $800K/plane option that UA chose.
Sep 7, 16, 1:59 pm
Replies: 4,534
Views: 32,930
Posted By BigBossman

...and according to UA you will receive all the...

...and according to UA you will receive all the new Polaris soft product enhancements beginning on flights 1 December.
Sep 7, 16, 1:55 pm
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

There was at Dulles. I actually didn't even...

There was at Dulles.

I actually didn't even need the ticket, they just asked for my name and looked on the list (computer) for it.
Sep 1, 16, 12:02 pm
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

lol..it is all good, didn't even know I missed...

lol..it is all good, didn't even know I missed it. Plenty of other stuff to try as well. The blueberry, feta, and candied almond salad was definitely my favorite new food item.

I think OS/LX/SN...
Sep 1, 16, 10:48 am
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

the window seats are identical to the middle...

the window seats are identical to the middle (couple's) seat - it is just half of the pair with the airplane window wall being where the other middle seat would normally be. I am much bigger than...
Aug 31, 16, 11:23 pm
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

The visual ratios make it look like the current...

The visual ratios make it look like the current CO BF foot area, but it is definitely 2 to 2.5 times larger than the current CO BF foot well in width and depth.
Aug 31, 16, 11:20 pm
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

Thumbs up Agree with almost everything Fly High said above

Overall, I think the seat is a great C hard product and destroys the current versions on most European carriers. I don't fly to Asia, so can't compare to those. The soft product enhancements look...
Aug 24, 16, 7:10 am
Replies: 775
Views: 226,554
Posted By BigBossman

I prefer 6C or 6H. Aisle access, rear-facing,...

I prefer 6C or 6H. Aisle access, rear-facing, and zero traffic on 6H side. Middle seats can sometimes be empty and/or the person can choose to exit the other way as well. I don't care about being...
Aug 17, 16, 1:50 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 8,867
Posted By BigBossman

Once on SAA from MPM to JNB, the FA had an entire...

Once on SAA from MPM to JNB, the FA had an entire exit row that didn't speak English. I was in the row behind, and once we all confirmed that we could speak English, she had our two entire rows swap...
Aug 10, 16, 12:12 pm
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

I received an email confirmation the next day. ...

I received an email confirmation the next day. It came as a zero mile purchase of a premier event. I am going to the IAD event, sorry already have a plus one.
Aug 9, 16, 8:50 am
Replies: 437
Views: 65,806
Posted By BigBossman

You fly TAAG?! Wow, way to much chance of bad...

You fly TAAG?! Wow, way to much chance of bad outcomes there.
Aug 9, 16, 8:48 am
Replies: 437
Views: 65,806
Posted By BigBossman

Yep, I slept undisturbed for almost 11 hours in...

Yep, I slept undisturbed for almost 11 hours in 1K on the way to SYD one time. Glorious with the 3 air vents to keep me cool!
Aug 9, 16, 7:57 am
Replies: 504
Views: 64,741
Posted By BigBossman

Going to the Dulles Event

Received the invite yesterday and sent in my RSVP quickly as it seemed to show only 75 tickets (plus a guest) were available.

If my +1 plans fall through, I may be able to bring in a fellow FT'er...
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