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Mar 12, 19, 3:12 pm
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Posted By lopez151

Champagne?

Can anyone report which champagne is being poured in AS at the moment? And any of the other wines if someone recalls.
Oct 26, 12, 5:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By lopez151

Skyteam Upgrade on Codeshare service

I'm on KE metal, using a DL codeshare flight number, from ICN-ORD and IAD-ICN next week. Full Y tickets. A Delta agent just told me on the phone that there is Skyteam Upgrade space available at 25k...
Sep 25, 12, 9:18 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,202
Posted By lopez151

Passports are really secure travel documents. ...

Passports are really secure travel documents. Particularly American and most European passports. I don't think there is any reason for you to replace them, as someone having a photocopy doesn't...
Sep 17, 12, 12:11 pm
Replies: 1,166
Views: 139,387
Posted By lopez151

LAX IFL access

Hi,
I'm traveling today LAX-SFO-ICN. LAX-SFO is in UA F, and SFO-ICN is in SQ F. I thought the rules said that a same-day international first class ticket got you into first class lounges, so I...
Aug 18, 12, 12:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By lopez151

Thanks! Hopefully I have the same good luck that...

Thanks! Hopefully I have the same good luck that you did.
Aug 18, 12, 11:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By lopez151

One-way award change question

I've got a question about whether a change to an award ticket is allowed, and I can't find an answer here or elsewhere that is directly on point.

Right now I have an award booking ICN-SFO-LAX in...
Jul 3, 12, 12:49 am
Replies: 100
Views: 10,747
Posted By lopez151

I really don't understand the issue with the YCA...

I really don't understand the issue with the YCA fares. The U.S. Government is likely one of the largest, if not the largest, customers that United has. Other large corporate clients negotiate...
Jun 8, 12, 7:57 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By lopez151

I was based in Accra until recently, and found it...

I was based in Accra until recently, and found it very easy to find Y or C space on SAA for mileage redemption. And it is a bargain at 25k/50k round trip in Y and C respectively. I haven't tried to...
Forum: Star Alliance
Feb 8, 12, 3:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By lopez151

I did end up ticketing the SA Y return leg...

I did end up ticketing the SA Y return leg instead of the convoluted MS J routing. I don't know what I was thinking! Much longer, and dry to boot.

B747-437B -- I am indeed based in Accra these...
Forum: Star Alliance
Feb 2, 12, 8:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By lopez151

Redeem miles for SA Y nonstop or MS J with connection?

This is a question about star alliance partners South African Airways and Egypt Air.

For an upcoming award reservation I can either:

fly South African Airways nonstop Johannesburg-Accra in...
Dec 24, 11, 8:52 am
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By lopez151

Reduced award availability on continental.com when logged in as Plat

I'm not sure if others will be able to reproduce this or explain it, but I was just searching for award tickets from Accra to Johannesburg in January 2012 and got worse results when I was logged in...
Oct 26, 11, 6:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 11,442
Posted By lopez151

Regarding the question about ensuring that you...

Regarding the question about ensuring that you can avoid duty when you re-import the item into the U.S., you need to pre-register the device with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. It is an easy...
Oct 8, 11, 4:22 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 49,756
Posted By lopez151

10/7 IAD-ACC in Business. OJ, Water, Champagne...

10/7 IAD-ACC in Business. OJ, Water, Champagne offered for PDB. Overheard FA refuse choice of beverage to another J passenger.
Jun 25, 11, 11:21 am
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By lopez151

Has anyone ever won the 100k miles for the post-flight survey?

I just got the email we always get to take the post-flight United survey for a chance to win 100k miles, and I was wondering if anyone on FT had ever won the prize. So, are any of you out there?
May 26, 11, 11:35 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,676
Posted By lopez151

I have about 85,000 miles left on Delta, most of...

I have about 85,000 miles left on Delta, most of which came over from Northwest.

I like the callback feature that the phone line has instead of making you wait on hold, but really, a 1h40m...
May 26, 11, 6:22 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,676
Posted By lopez151

Alright, I'm sold. I'm going to do it if I can...

Alright, I'm sold. I'm going to do it if I can ever get through to Delta on the phone. I wish upgrades could be requested through the website!

I'll let everyone know if it was worth it after the...
May 25, 11, 11:31 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,676
Posted By lopez151

Old BusinessElite on 767 worth it?

I haven't flown Delta internationally in years, but I have a CDG-MSP segment coming up, and I'm trying to decide if upgrading from my B fare is worth the 25,000 miles.

I've been spoiled by the lie...
May 7, 11, 1:36 pm
Replies: 588
Views: 63,878
Posted By lopez151

Another factor

The other factor here could possibly be that the U.S. Government is implementing this spring the portion of the U.S.-EU Open Skies Agreement which allows flights on EU Member State carriers, flying...
Replies: 19
Views: 5,758
Posted By lopez151

Unusually high award ticket taxes/fees

I just priced a return classic award ACC-AMS-CUR for this November at 40k miles each way, with very good availability of award seats. However, I was astonished to see that the taxes/surcharges/fees...
Forum: Star Alliance
Dec 22, 10, 2:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By lopez151

I also recently flew IST-JNB with the new C...

I also recently flew IST-JNB with the new C product, and it was just excellent. Seat was very comfortable, and the food was outstanding. They even had an onboard chef! Or at least an FA in a chef...
Dec 19, 10, 4:43 pm
Replies: 2,383
Views: 254,392
Posted By lopez151

I'm a new 1K, and this may be discussed earlier...

I'm a new 1K, and this may be discussed earlier in this 152 page thread, but can 1K desk agents call inventory management to get seats released when the ANA tool shows that UA is blocking starnet...
Dec 12, 10, 8:59 pm
Replies: 421
Views: 50,698
Posted By lopez151

Happy surprise for me - I'm at 99,505 eqm, and I...

Happy surprise for me - I'm at 99,505 eqm, and I logged in tonight to find myself at 1K for the first time! I do have a reservation booked for late December that would have put me over, but the...
Jan 20, 08, 8:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By lopez151

Does interlining of bags usually work pretty...

Does interlining of bags usually work pretty well? I flew a few weeks ago MSP-EWR on NW using one NW-issued ticket, and then later the same day EWR-BRU on 9W using a seperate 9W-issued ticket.

I...
Dec 11, 07, 6:49 pm
Replies: 253
Views: 17,081
Posted By lopez151

So many misconceptions

Just wanted to chime in with a couple things because there seems to be a lot of misinformation going around about the switch to ten-print.

1) Tourism in the U.S. is back to pre-9/11 levels in...
Forum: Star Alliance
Aug 8, 07, 9:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By lopez151

Second that. Your tickets are going to cost a...

Second that. Your tickets are going to cost a fortune and there's just no way around it. When I was based in Lagos, I twice had to fly to CDG in order to connect back down to Yaounde and Luanda. The...
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