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Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 11:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By AllanJ

Thanks. Oh, by the way, the pilot in...

Thanks.


Oh, by the way, the pilot in question will not be aware of much. All he knows is that the previous plane took off and, after a short pause, ATC gave him the go ahead. In this...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 12, 21, 4:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By AllanJ

Pilot Creates Delay To Avoid Wake Turbulence

What would happen if, with planes lined up to take off, one pilot determines that air traffic control did not allow enough time for the previous departure wake turbulence to dissipate and he...
Dec 10, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By AllanJ

Difficulty Posting A Reply

I typed my reply into the empty box at the bottom of the thread as shown.
But I cannot find the Post button.
There is a Quick Reply button
I click that and a new empty box appears and my text is...
Dec 10, 20, 12:53 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 8,354
Posted By AllanJ

Was you companion in charge of your bag at the...

Was you companion in charge of your bag at the conveyor belt or were all the bags somewhat mixed up and yours happened to be on top of one of his?

If your companion was in charge of your bag and...
Nov 24, 20, 5:49 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By AllanJ

Don't forget to make out and send a copy of the...

Don't forget to make out and send a copy of the accident report written in your own words to:

The police department of the town where the accident happened,
Your own insurance company,
The other...
Oct 4, 20, 6:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,333
Posted By AllanJ

(copied from another forum) Much unruliness in...

(copied from another forum) Much unruliness in the air can be avoided if airlines are willing to take sanctions against miscreants even if that incurs the wrath of their best corporation-customers....
Sep 26, 20, 4:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,452
Posted By AllanJ

Could you set things up so you can scan the...

Could you set things up so you can scan the slides boom boom boom and not stop to look over each result and deliberate about processing each one before going on to the next? Would this approach save...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 21, 20, 1:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 11,313
Posted By AllanJ

This includes most companies, which pay for...

This includes most companies, which pay for employee business trips only for the cheapest air fare.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 15, 20, 7:12 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 11,313
Posted By AllanJ

One advantage of mandating things like blocking...

One advantage of mandating things like blocking the middle seats is that it would level the playing field for social distancing for all airines. Companies would no longer be able to expect that their...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 15, 20, 8:56 am
Replies: 54
Views: 11,313
Posted By AllanJ

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/undefinedIf they...

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/undefinedIf they could invent a face mask allowing social distancing down to two feet then we could kill many birds with one stone.
...
Forum: USA
Feb 21, 20, 8:17 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,841
Posted By AllanJ

Several decades ago, I rated airports thusly: ...

Several decades ago, I rated airports thusly:

Grade A: Has metrorail (rapid transit) to downtown.
Grade B: Has transit bus service to downtown.
Grade C: Only taxis and limos (add Uber, etc. for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 16, 20, 9:30 am
Replies: 26
Views: 28,583
Posted By AllanJ

To spoil your brunch again. Unwanted videos...

To spoil your brunch again.

Unwanted videos can also spoil your brunch as well as slow down your computer and use up your internet bandwidth downloading. Caption to one such: "Earthworms do not...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 16, 20, 9:09 am
Replies: 26
Views: 28,583
Posted By AllanJ

Chewing tobacco spit Spit with runny nose and...

Chewing tobacco spit
Spit with runny nose and throat discharge during a heavy cold
Leftover coffee or other beverage
(censored) *
Transparent bottle
Opaque or label covered bottle
Drinking cup...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 29, 19, 7:57 am
Replies: 77
Views: 20,516
Posted By AllanJ

I can wiggle the handle and judge whether the...

I can wiggle the handle and judge whether the suitcase is too heavy for me. Then say so and not finish getting it out. Also I do not want to be responsible just because I was the last person to touch...
Dec 12, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 33,242
Posted By AllanJ

You should have filed a police report right away,...

You should have filed a police report right away, before taking the Uber to your meeting!

You do not have to speculate (the car was stolen) or explan (thje valet gave your car to someone else).....
Nov 18, 19, 6:56 am
Replies: 142
Views: 44,153
Posted By AllanJ

When you file your small claims court suit, name...

When you file your small claims court suit, name both airlines as defendants.(And be sure to get the spelling of the names correct.)

You would say that you followed all of the rules and directives...
Nov 17, 19, 12:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,537
Posted By AllanJ

The person behind the counter you are talking to...

The person behind the counter you are talking to (the claims agent e.g. HDQDD) and his employer (the airilne) do not want to be accountable to you because they took the baggage and returned nothing...
Oct 27, 19, 6:49 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 44,153
Posted By AllanJ

If ANA had known that the 3 additional bags were...

If ANA had known that the 3 additional bags were gate checked at the previous airporr by AC, would ANA have charged the fees anyway?

In what form (credit card, etc.) were the extra $600. in fees...
Oct 22, 19, 6:33 am
Replies: 65
Views: 17,795
Posted By AllanJ

Now that the question has ben asked, I am now...

Now that the question has ben asked, I am now tempted to ask for a "courtesy" discount on the spot if the store or vendor does not accept a card that their sign or sticker says they accept.

For...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 20, 19, 4:19 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 10,688
Posted By AllanJ

I would say that there is no problem with the...

I would say that there is no problem with the airline offering any combination of flights and connection times it wants.

But after the flier buys his ticket, should the airline change the schedule...
Oct 1, 19, 7:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By AllanJ

I have never observed counter agents or flight...

I have never observed counter agents or flight crews calling attention to old tags on bags but old tags can cause misdirected and mishandled bags, including carryons that had to be gate checked at...
Oct 1, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 29
Views: 10,129
Posted By AllanJ

You need to obey the flight crew. But the...

You need to obey the flight crew.

But the flight crew should not discriminate against just some passengers.

Meanwhile there is the obligation to let others come out to the aisle to go to the...
Sep 14, 19, 6:06 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 16,901
Posted By AllanJ

If the person next to you is getting into your...

If the person next to you is getting into your seating space or has a dog or other animal that you feel is in a p;osition to do harm to you then the flight crew at y our request and before departure...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 2, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By AllanJ

Airports Announcing Closure Due To Storm

Do airports announce closures unnecessarily soon?

Example: Friday evening Orlando Int'l (MCO) announced closure effective 2AM Sunday due to Hurricane Dorian. They later rescinded the closure on...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 2, 19, 8:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By AllanJ

Long long time ago, there were three classes:...

Long long time ago, there were three classes: First (F), Coach (Y), and Economy (K). (The letters F and Y today still refer to the same things respectively).

Depending on flight length and time of...
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