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Posted By benoit

The (op) upgrade chances are probably quite small...

The (op) upgrade chances are probably quite small unless coach is totally oversold and business isn't. Being mid tier might help some on the AA flights, but BA might be indifferent. You are saying...
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Views: 2,493
Posted By benoit

I answer honestly, maybe they clean your shoes to...

I answer honestly, maybe they clean your shoes to remove dirt, no problem.
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Posted By benoit

Wow Manaus, that would be great.

Wow Manaus, that would be great.
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Views: 14,852
Posted By benoit

Sigh, I was hoping this story was going to...

Sigh, I was hoping this story was going to include the stewardesses trying out their newly provided taser guns. "Club Soda larceny in 4B! Engage! Go, go, go!"
Forum: South
Jun 7, 05, 1:40 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,937
Posted By benoit

Parts of New Orleans (including a small portion...

Parts of New Orleans (including a small portion very near tourist areas) are around the top of the list of highest crime areas in the USA, including murder. New Orleans is significantly more...
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Views: 1,677
Posted By benoit

AA DID try fighting B6 on a bunch of routes...

AA DID try fighting B6 on a bunch of routes before and totally got ***** slapped.

The company doesn't have infinite money so they have to pick a few especially important strategic battles and...
Replies: 50
Views: 3,755
Posted By benoit

Actually it is common belief that some legacy...

Actually it is common belief that some legacy airlines went under partially for this reason! Pan Am sure was great while it lasted.

I expect American Airlines to do what is in their business...
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Views: 3,755
Posted By benoit

In my opinion you are missing something -- that...

In my opinion you are missing something -- that there is a scheduled flight within that timeframe. The nonstop from Osaka to Bangkok! Since a routing that fufills the 6 hour rule is available, the...
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Views: 8,287
Posted By benoit

I just qualified for platinum via challenge on a...

I just qualified for platinum via challenge on a round the world trip, somewhere along the journey far from home. So I didn't have a platinum card handy but I had platinum status for most of the...
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Views: 1,052
Posted By benoit

This question was discussed to the death at the...

This question was discussed to the death at the FT australia meet train excursion trip. You could get away with it at one time but right now definitely absolutely positively forget it, you have to be...
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Views: 2,594
Posted By benoit

I would expect AA to factor in the # of missing...

I would expect AA to factor in the # of missing passengers and length of wait in making their decision whether to hold the flight. They probably wouldn't hold a flight for a long time for a small...
Forum: oneworld
Jun 6, 05, 12:25 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By benoit

1) great location for a new OW hub to expand and...

1) great location for a new OW hub to expand and expedite service to central/eastern europe
2) quality mechanics and boeing service op, saves BA's butt next time their union has them over a barrel ...
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Posted By benoit

If tokyo is as good a stopover for you, try that...

If tokyo is as good a stopover for you, try that with 2 flights from DFW-NRT.
If the jalways NRT-BKK flight isn't available maybe they'd let you do the first in first out via HKG.
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Views: 3,755
Posted By benoit

Chuck says he is "furious" that AA is enforcing...

Chuck says he is "furious" that AA is enforcing their fare rules as written, calling it "ridiculous", and "poor treatment".

I doubt that AA agents are impressed with this argument, when readily...
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Views: 1,906
Posted By benoit

I guess this is a boring answer but I recommend...

I guess this is a boring answer but I recommend LHR-LAX on AA.
Connecting to and flying YVR-LAX is an exhausting pain and several flushed hours. The seats on that AS flight probably aren't what you...
Forum: oneworld
Jun 5, 05, 7:35 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By benoit

16 segments forces some prioritizing, especially...

16 segments forces some prioritizing, especially trying to visit interesting non-hubs on 6 continents. 50K mileage limit is no problem, even moreso only counting stopover to stopover distance. ...
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Posted By benoit

I remember very tasty food and a shower at the...

I remember very tasty food and a shower at the SCL lan chile lounge.
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Posted By benoit

I'm so happy to hear about the death of the soy...

I'm so happy to hear about the death of the soy nut on AA.
They really didn't agree with my taste buds!
The original nut mix is great.
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Views: 2,064
Posted By benoit

I also feel strongly about the soy nuts. They...

I also feel strongly about the soy nuts. They are just disgusting.
The nuts used to be wonderful with some red wine, sometimes I'd ask for seconds. Now I peck around the soy nuts and wince when I...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jun 3, 05, 2:16 am
Replies: 787
Views: 67,164
Posted By benoit

In my very limited experience, Melbourne was...

In my very limited experience, Melbourne was vastly more interesting than Brisbane, which means a lot more to me than temperature.

I vote Melbourne, but would still be happy to attend one in...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 14, 05, 2:37 pm
Replies: 787
Views: 67,164
Posted By benoit

I don't know how you handle running an event like...

I don't know how you handle running an event like this without going nutty.
Then again perhaps you're well on your way.
I hear you have recently developed something of a nervous twitch, moaning...
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Views: 1,051
Posted By benoit

Smile I'm just in disbelief that someone actually...

I'm just in disbelief that someone actually prefers the soy nuts!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 3, 05, 1:49 am
Replies: 787
Views: 67,164
Posted By benoit

Thumbs up Benoit

My routing from Hawaii to Sydney is like the path of a bird knocked silly -- Argentina, Greece, Phillipines...

If this monkeys-with-darts travel plan is executed successfully, I will arrive...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 15, 05, 1:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By benoit

In order of preference, I would say EZE, EZE, and...

In order of preference, I would say EZE, EZE, and EZE.

Very low stress, you don't even need much of a plan, and wonderful.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 1, 04, 11:29 am
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By benoit

Sure! I'll be at the Swan meet also. I've never...

Sure! I'll be at the Swan meet also. I've never been to mousefest before.
I'll send you a private message so we can figure out who each other is. :)
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