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Nov 1, 17, 1:52 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 19,606
Posted By Jimbo

I too just received my second consecutive SSSS on...

I too just received my second consecutive SSSS on UA 293 MEX-LAX earlier this week. The previous was three weeks earlier LHR-LAX, which I also posted about on this board. Yes, I'm GE, did not pay...
Oct 18, 17, 9:44 am
Replies: 167
Views: 19,606
Posted By Jimbo

Yep, at that time I was a newly minted GE and...

Yep, at that time I was a newly minted GE and thought that it might have been an initial "test". I've probably done about 100 entries to the US by air and land land since then without any issues.
Oct 18, 17, 9:33 am
Replies: 167
Views: 19,606
Posted By Jimbo

Global Entry and still got an SSSS-coded boarding pass LHR-LAX

Yesterday, I used a kiosk at LHR to retrieve my boarding pass for UA Flight 935 LHR-LAX. I am five year member of Global Entry and a UA MM flyer. Nevertheless, when the machine at the kiosk printed...
Oct 20, 15, 10:41 am
Replies: 81
Views: 8,088
Posted By Jimbo

I support establishing a CM ConnectMiles forum.

I support establishing a CM ConnectMiles forum.
Forum: Cuba
Apr 6, 15, 1:59 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,829
Posted By Jimbo

Each representative at at each of the three...

Each representative at at each of the three institutions that I spoke to were not able to answer the question immediately. All three had to put me on hold while they spoke to superiors. Both Barclays...
Forum: Cuba
Apr 4, 15, 3:21 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,829
Posted By Jimbo

For what its worth, today April 4, 2015, I called...

For what its worth, today April 4, 2015, I called the three institutions with which I have Mastercard accounts: Citi, Barclay and Capital One.

Citi and Barclay told me that they do not yet...
Mar 31, 15, 12:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Posted By Jimbo

You should be able to book MEX-HAV on 4O...

You should be able to book MEX-HAV on 4O (Interjet) www.interjet.com

I've also frequently flown MEX-PTY-HAV on CM (COPA). Though you should also know that CM now markets and sells tickets from...
Mar 24, 15, 12:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimbo

Go to the Copa Air website (www.copaair.com) and...

Go to the Copa Air website (www.copaair.com) and click on the icon for "affidavit for travel to Cuba". You will print the document as a pdf file, fill it out and turn it in at the CM check in counter...
Forum: Cuba
Jan 27, 15, 1:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,606
Posted By Jimbo

Some select major hotels will offer wifi access...

Some select major hotels will offer wifi access for a fee (not sure what the cost is). One such hotel is the Melia Cohiba in Vedado neighborhood on the Malecon and Paseo.
Forum: Cuba
Jan 26, 15, 11:12 am
Replies: 42
Views: 10,970
Posted By Jimbo

I have always received miles on UA MP when flying...

I have always received miles on UA MP when flying CM from PTY to HAV. When MX still existed and was part of *A, I also received UA MP miles for flights from from MEX to HAV. However, when MX joined...
Jan 19, 15, 1:09 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,741
Posted By Jimbo

From LAX, the most direct options would be MEX...

From LAX, the most direct options would be MEX and CUN. Also options are SJO, PTY, MBJ, SDQ, NAS and GCM
Jan 16, 15, 9:32 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 27,791
Posted By Jimbo

You are wrong. There are no existing U.S. laws...

You are wrong. There are no existing U.S. laws that prohibit persons under the jurisdiction of the U.S. from traveling to North Korea or Iran. However, in the case of Cuba, there have been...
Jan 16, 15, 8:24 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 27,791
Posted By Jimbo

Unless you're one of the first pax off the plane,...

Unless you're one of the first pax off the plane, I don't think you want to be one of the hordes of pax descending from economy section from a bird as large as a 773 until the Cuban authorities...
Jan 16, 15, 8:14 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 27,791
Posted By Jimbo

I've always accrued UA MP miles when flying...

I've always accrued UA MP miles when flying PTY-HAV-PTY on CM. I also accrued UA MP miles when MX was part of *A and I was flying MEX-HAV-MEX.
Dec 24, 13, 3:28 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 12,702
Posted By Jimbo

1.267 million

1.267 million
Replies: 21
Views: 16,012
Posted By Jimbo

If you're flying in F, LH will provide a free...

If you're flying in F, LH will provide a free dayroom at the Kempinski at either FRA or MUC from around 8 AM to 6 PM I believe. If flying in C, then its about 85 Euro.
Sep 4, 12, 2:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,677
Posted By Jimbo

This is likely a 777-200ER and it should have...

This is likely a 777-200ER and it should have AVOD. I have flown BKK-JNB and BKK-DPS on TG 777-200ER birds and they had AVOD.
Aug 22, 12, 5:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jimbo

You should be okay. No immigration since you stay...

You should be okay. No immigration since you stay airside all the way, even if between terminals.
Aug 19, 12, 3:29 pm
Aug 19, 12, 3:25 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 13,290
Posted By Jimbo

I've wondered about this myself. I know that you...

I've wondered about this myself. I know that you can accumulate UA MP mileage credit on CM flights to HAV. UA MP is also CM's FF mileage program and there are multitudes of CM flyers who who travel...
May 29, 12, 6:40 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 80,320
Posted By Jimbo

I'm also registered with the TSA Pre-Check...

I'm also registered with the TSA Pre-Check Program, so I use the fast security lanes when going through security when flying AA at LAX T-4 (leave shoes on, leave laptop in backpack, etc). I don't...
May 29, 12, 6:33 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 80,320
Posted By Jimbo

Absolutely nothing different. All reservations...

Absolutely nothing different. All reservations were made together (LAX-MEX-LAX) about three weeks in advance and paid by the same credit card. No cash, no one ways, no same day purchase. Nothing that...
May 29, 12, 5:37 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 80,320
Posted By Jimbo

But would TSA have authority to issue an SSSS...

But would TSA have authority to issue an SSSS boarding pass on a flight originating abroad (MEX)?
May 29, 12, 5:10 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 80,320
Posted By Jimbo

SSSS - how did this happen with my Global Entry/Pre✓/Nexus status?

Well, I just flew MEX-LAX on UA 293. I am Premier Plat, traveling with three family members, one another Premier Plat and the other two with no status. All of us flying in F. All tix purchased with...
Replies: 158
Views: 20,672
Posted By Jimbo

Yes, this is bad because one is utilizing an...

Yes, this is bad because one is utilizing an award, not a paid ticket. Its not a tax, its a charge that goes to airline coffers. When "surcharges" are perpetual they should cease to be described as...
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