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Jun 21, 19, 10:31 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,835
Posted By steve64

Ha Ha. Of all my years on FT, I've decided I...

Ha Ha. Of all my years on FT, I've decided I must the only one with this "backwards" mentality.
Not a morning person. I just wanna grab something and go (typically back to the room). The absolute...
Jun 20, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,260
Posted By steve64

For the record, AA is the USA airline that DID...

For the record, AA is the USA airline that DID buy "the full kit". I don't think UA bought any part of the kit. I can't speak for WN.
Jun 16, 19, 2:17 pm
Replies: 612
Views: 111,810
Posted By steve64

Yes, there is a club here. The $10 F/B credit...

Yes, there is a club here.
The $10 F/B credit can be applied towards your honor bar charges in the club, so the value isn't negated.
Jun 10, 19, 6:41 pm
Replies: 561
Views: 88,475
Posted By steve64

Key word: scheduled I worked many positions...

Key word: scheduled

I worked many positions at AA/DFW in the 1980-90's.
At one point I worked as an Agent in maintenance. One job was putting together a packet of checklists and work orders for...
Jun 7, 19, 3:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By steve64

Are you flying American ? Having checked...

Are you flying American ?
Having checked luggage mostly removes any convenience factor as there a good chance you'll need to take a shuttle to get to either of the 3 Hyatts.

For pure convenience,...
Jun 5, 19, 1:41 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,116
Posted By steve64

My variations on this gripe ... I hang the DND...

My variations on this gripe ...
I hang the DND sign and lock all security locks. AND in follow-up respect, part of my final room departure procedure is to ensure the DND is removed.
I am a late...
Jun 4, 19, 8:51 am
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By steve64

It's just an Airworthiness Directive. Very...

It's just an Airworthiness Directive. Very common. Most likely, you have never been on commercial airliner that has not had an AD issued against it.
This one gives the airlines 10 days to do the...
Jun 2, 19, 11:01 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,946
Posted By steve64

Geeez folks ... ummmm .... this is standard...

Geeez folks ... ummmm .... this is standard operating procedure. It's taken way out of context for sensationalism, but is SOP.
Well , at least from my days (20 years ago) at AA DFW which included...
May 25, 19, 6:48 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By steve64

For each trip, drivers can see the breakdown of...

For each trip, drivers can see the breakdown of the total amount charged to the passenger.
In "light" surges, I've seen cases where the passenger may have been charged $2 extra, yet there is no...
May 23, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By steve64

FWIW .... that method of paying drivers for surge...

FWIW .... that method of paying drivers for surge ended about 2 years ago.
Drivers no longer earn a set percentage of the fare collected by Uber. They earn set per-mile and per-minute rates.
If...
May 18, 19, 12:05 am
Replies: 561
Views: 88,475
Posted By steve64

??? Nothing strange. Beyond the 1st...

??? Nothing strange.
Beyond the 1st alpha-numeric of "N" (which indicates USA registry), the registration number of an aircraft is essentially "free text" (within some guidelines).
I'm sure these...
May 9, 19, 10:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By steve64

The website you're probably thinking of is...

The website you're probably thinking of is avherald.com
But a go-around is not an "irregularity/problem", so are likely not reported. They are standard procedure and to be done anytime an approach...
Apr 27, 19, 12:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,750
Posted By steve64

Thanks for the photos. I'm going to take a wild...

Thanks for the photos.
I'm going to take a wild guess and say that those "standing tables" are to have bar stools. Perhaps they're on order or there's more overnight work to be done before bringing...
Apr 18, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By steve64

Some valid possible explanations have already...

Some valid possible explanations have already been given.
I'd also point out that you're thought about DEN-SEA being within the aircraft's range is overly simplistic. An aircraft model's published...
Apr 16, 19, 12:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By steve64

Well .... I was replying to the post just ahead...

Well .... I was replying to the post just ahead of mine (how can you tell the cabin is oversold), not your OP.

From your OP, I don't know any exact sequence of events, so can't really come up with...
Apr 14, 19, 10:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By steve64

They're only willing (at the time of the last...

They're only willing (at the time of the last screen shot) to sell 2 more seats in Coach, and only at the highest fare classes. Most flights are authorized to sell more than just 2 seats beyond...
Apr 2, 19, 9:39 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,179
Posted By steve64

I've never have had any issues getting into an...

I've never have had any issues getting into an Admirals Club using my Alaska Lounge membership ... with an AA or AS boarding pass. However; my data points are all domestic lounges.
I was a little...
Apr 1, 19, 10:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,439
Posted By steve64

Well ... as an AA GA from long ago, I can say...

Well ... as an AA GA from long ago, I can say what their rules were back then ...

There was no such thing as "list for the jumpseat". FAs and Pilots, when flying non-rev (IE: personal travel vs...
Apr 1, 19, 7:45 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By steve64

You actually had me all the way up to the point...

You actually had me all the way up to the point you said the A321NEO would be operating the routes :cool:
Mar 30, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By steve64

When Hilton started this years ago, my 1st...

When Hilton started this years ago, my 1st thought was "how cool".
I used the feature maybe 3 or 4 times. After the "coolness" of it wore off, It just wasn't practical to me.

Yea, it saves me...
Mar 28, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,629
Posted By steve64

Some good explanations above. Another factor to...

Some good explanations above.
Another factor to consider is that Yield Management fare allocations are dynamic.

obviously dynamic in the sense that if a flight is A1, and you buy an A seat,...
Mar 21, 19, 2:57 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,179
Posted By steve64

However, as already noted in this thread, the LHR...

However, as already noted in this thread, the LHR Arrivals Lounge is NOT an Admirals Club.
Just like for departing flights at very few selected airports, AA offers Flagship Lounges to it's top...
Mar 5, 19, 1:22 pm
Replies: 1,740
Views: 203,158
Posted By steve64

It was a city view, looking straight down to the...

It was a city view, looking straight down to the street entrance (where the protesters were) of the Sheraton. If we were to say that "12 o'clock" is standing on a balcony of an ocean front room,...
Feb 22, 19, 11:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,287
Posted By steve64

Just a wild, speculative guess (because I've seen...

Just a wild, speculative guess (because I've seen other brand spanking new properties go thru this)....
Perhaps, along the lines of doing a 'soft opening', they don't want high occupancy rates yet....
Feb 16, 19, 3:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,754
Posted By steve64

As someone who worked as a "Load Planner" (AA) in...

As someone who worked as a "Load Planner" (AA) in the 90's, I can tell you that the FAA has updated the standard passenger weight charts at least twice since my days. Due to both increasing obesity...
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