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Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 1, 20, 9:59 am
Replies: 74
Views: 13,841
Posted By fastflyer

My twentieth anniversary was in April, ironically...

My twentieth anniversary was in April, ironically the one month in decades when I did not board an airplane.

My join date was April 26, 2000. I was still living in Boston, consulting with several...
Jun 13, 20, 1:01 pm
Replies: 561
Views: 93,806
Posted By fastflyer

Was this yesterday, Friday June 12? I also flew...

Was this yesterday, Friday June 12? I also flew from MIA (domestic, MIA-MCI) and was surprised how busy the gate areas were at Miami airport. The takeaway Bacardi rum bar was disturbingly busy, with...
Forum: South
Jun 13, 20, 12:47 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By fastflyer

^Thank you for the recommendation, I did use the...

^Thank you for the recommendation, I did use the Viena restaurant on the seventh floor of terminal E. BTW, they are not currently honoring the F&B credit for Priority Pass, but that was a secondary...
Jun 13, 20, 12:27 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 15,398
Posted By fastflyer

Moot point, as I conducted the meeting from the...

Moot point, as I conducted the meeting from the Viena restaurant on the seventh floor of the onsite MIA hotel (more on that in my other thread). But, I was wondering why the AC wouldn't rent the...
Jun 9, 20, 1:36 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 15,398
Posted By fastflyer

I posted a related thread here: ...

I posted a related thread here:

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/south/2019342-open-lounges-mia-june-12-a.html

I wonder if I might be permitted to sit in the D-30 Admirals Club at MIA on June...
Forum: South
Jun 9, 20, 1:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By fastflyer

Open lounges at MIA June 12?

Hello:

I have a four-hour work call this Friday that ends 90 minutes before my three-hour flight on AA from Miami. This is a call where I will be doing significant talking and running various...
May 21, 20, 11:31 am
Replies: 103
Views: 18,732
Posted By fastflyer

This is what I am talking about. My one flight...

This is what I am talking about. My one flight connecting at a banked hub was two weeks ago at Charlotte. It was busy, and far too many people to practice six-foot separation at all times. And the...
May 20, 20, 10:48 am
Replies: 561
Views: 93,806
Posted By fastflyer

Are FAs really refusing a plastic cup of water to...

Are FAs really refusing a plastic cup of water to pax? I've experienced a couple of "no service" announcements, but upon personal request, a beverage was always provided (granted, this was in...
May 20, 20, 10:35 am
Replies: 103
Views: 18,732
Posted By fastflyer

Another vote that AA should open an Admirals Club...

Another vote that AA should open an Admirals Club in each of the hubs. I tried one of these "single banked hub" connections two weeks ago, and I'm not doing that again. Unmasked people everywhere...
May 10, 20, 1:10 pm
Replies: 561
Views: 93,806
Posted By fastflyer

I've been on three flights since May 1. All were...

I've been on three flights since May 1. All were upgraded at my EXP window (the first flight on May 3, I was alone in F, second flight was 7/ 16 full, and the last flight was 5/ 12 full. All...
May 4, 20, 2:23 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 9,238
Posted By fastflyer

This past Sunday May 3 reductions are severe for...

This past Sunday May 3 reductions are severe for South Florida. Lots of the Miami "long and thin" nonstops are gone (MCI was one I used just a few days ago). To be fair, they were running with less...
Mar 26, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 280
Views: 46,609
Posted By fastflyer

I believe for an actual refund, you have to do 1...

I believe for an actual refund, you have to do 1 or 2. If you do nothing, and the reassigned flight operates, you would become a No Show, possibly endangering a refund or even a voucher.
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Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 24, 20, 7:01 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By fastflyer

Many years ago, Chambord advertised on...

Many years ago, Chambord advertised on billboards: Cognac + Chambord + Chauffage

Warm over a candle a mix of Chambord and French brandy. Delicious
Feb 20, 20, 11:42 am
Replies: 335
Views: 330,380
Posted By fastflyer

Check-in time is used, but not for e500 nor SWU...

Check-in time is used, but not for e500 nor SWU upgrades. It is used within grouped passengers for Standby (non-confirmed) ranking, and it is also used, in reverse order, for Involuntary Denied...
Feb 17, 20, 9:19 am
Replies: 1,515
Views: 429,353
Posted By fastflyer

2/16 PBI-DFW -- full PDB with a MIA-based,...

2/16 PBI-DFW -- full PDB with a MIA-based, legacy-AA crew. PDBs provided concurrent with boarding.
2/16 DFW-MCI -- water or OJ on the rocks only. DFW-based, legacy-AA crew.
The latter was done...
Feb 7, 20, 3:15 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 12,862
Posted By fastflyer

I have received maybe four or five of these notes...

I have received maybe four or five of these notes from AA (and even once on UA back in the 1990s, when they were still competitive). Do I keep them forever? No. But of course I take them off the...
Feb 4, 20, 12:49 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 58,623
Posted By fastflyer

That is an egregious ask by the FA. I have...

That is an egregious ask by the FA. I have observed FAs act more aggressively when dealing with women compared to the deference they often show to male pax.

I also have an unpacking regime for...
Forum: South
Jan 27, 20, 1:30 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By fastflyer

Brightline Rail Fail

I've had difficulties with the Brightline kiosks before, but the issue that my party of two encountered this past Saturday takes the cake.

We arrived at the West Palm Beach station at 1:15pm for...
Jan 21, 20, 11:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By fastflyer

You realize that you are quoting a three-month...

You realize that you are quoting a three-month old post? I have long forgotten the incident, but at the time it was noteworthy. These boards are thankfully not restricted to life-altering events.

...
Jan 14, 20, 10:30 am
Replies: 1,515
Views: 429,353
Posted By fastflyer

1/12 FLL-CLT. No PDB (more on that below). ...

1/12 FLL-CLT. No PDB (more on that below). Usually CLT flight have legacy US crews, so usually full-bar PDBs are offered.
1/12 CLT-MCI. Open bar.

The Fort Lauderdale-Charlotte flight had a gate...
Dec 26, 19, 12:33 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 47,142
Posted By fastflyer

Here is what I do in these circumstances (and...

Here is what I do in these circumstances (and yes, this does happen often enough to warrant a method).

Ask the child, with enough volume that, if the parent is nearby, it would alert them --...
Dec 18, 19, 2:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By fastflyer

Trying to understand this from a revenue class...

Trying to understand this from a revenue class angle -- does this mean for the target segment, as long as E>= 1 and J>=1, then someone on an original segment in R class (e500 upgraded) will clear...
Dec 2, 19, 3:57 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 6,882
Posted By fastflyer

I had an uneventful operational day but a day...

I had an uneventful operational day but a day full of other AA weirdness. First flight PBI-DFW -- Fourteen, count 'em, 14 Concierge Keys were pre-boarded. The veteran GA counted them off...
Nov 20, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 265
Views: 80,703
Posted By fastflyer

If my Amex FNA certificate expires on December 2,...

If my Amex FNA certificate expires on December 2, may I use it for a one-night stay on December 2 (with check-out on December 3)? Does this require a special phone call to Bonvoy to apply the...
Nov 19, 19, 1:07 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 28,261
Posted By fastflyer

The domestic upgrade experience is clearly...

The domestic upgrade experience is clearly different for Plats compared to EXPs. Although it dropped from the former 90%+ rate that I had enjoyed for years, I'm still above 80%, and I travel during...
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