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Nov 3, 09, 2:28 am
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Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

Back from Bali

No problem flying either direction JFK-CDG-SIN-DPS.

Wonderful time diving in Bali, visiting Paris and NY as layovers.

Notes:

CDG - you must change terminals by bus, plan on 45 mins. Then...
Nov 3, 09, 1:54 am
Replies: 52
Views: 9,816
Posted By kkirksea

Nov 1 update

November 1 - still fake books and no chairs.

Waited at hotel shuttle pickup for 30 minutes, then called in.
35 minutes later the shuttle showed up.

The hotel is a 3 minute trip from the hotel...
Sep 30, 09, 7:03 pm
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Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

Last week in October

I'll be in Bali the last week in October, not sure if tracon will
still be on the island or not.

I've scheduled some dives and a tour.. and am now planning out the
14 hour layover in Paris on...
Aug 3, 09, 12:46 am
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Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

Interesting. My experience was quite the...

Interesting. My experience was quite the opposite.

Months ago I selected seats for the AF segments via the Delta site, no problem. They still show via my ticket number on Delta site.

However,...
Jul 11, 09, 12:27 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 7,805
Posted By kkirksea

Couldn't even get off the plane

Several weeks ago came from LHR into IAD.

The door to our plane opened, and then we stood in the aisle for about 5 minutes... puzzled as to why no one was getting off the plane.

The reason...
Jun 28, 09, 12:15 am
Replies: 240
Views: 23,406
Posted By kkirksea

Actually, UA Saver Business went from 90K to...

Actually, UA Saver Business went from 90K to 135K, a 45K increase. As I found out booking a May 2010 flight the other night. I hadn't realized it went up that much, either.

On the other hand,...
Jun 14, 09, 8:19 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,985
Posted By kkirksea

+1 as someone who spends a LOT of time at SEA,...

+1 as someone who spends a LOT of time at SEA, and a LOT of time at airports all over the country and the world. I've found SEA, in general, seems to do a reasonable job.

Undoubtedly the...
Jun 14, 09, 7:18 pm
Replies: 270
Views: 146,301
Posted By kkirksea

YVR-MUC Air Transat $447 ai

Orbitz. Example July 17, returning July 25. ymmv. wildly.
Jun 13, 09, 12:45 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 27,218
Posted By kkirksea

Hmmm... think of it this way... You have...

Hmmm... think of it this way...

You have $2000 in loans with the bank.

You have $1000 in the checking, an appartment, and a net worth of -$1000.

You have salary ( cash flow in) of $40,000 a...
Jun 6, 09, 10:02 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 27,218
Posted By kkirksea

They need to do something about the older 744s,...

They need to do something about the older 744s, it would seem. And the WSJ article originally said "widebodies" were part of the package.

The 748i supposed is forecast to be, even with 4 engines,...
May 31, 09, 11:27 am
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Views: 347,316
Posted By kkirksea

5/23 IAD-LHR $809 offerered at Kiosk, and again...

5/23 IAD-LHR $809 offerered at Kiosk, and again later at the airport. Declined both times.

Flight was packed solid and they ended up op-up'ing for free to new config Z. Nice!;)
May 31, 09, 10:53 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,170
Posted By kkirksea

NW: YVR-LAX-NRT return $356 AI

mid-week June on orbitz.

Don't have any other details yet.

<added> *sigh* I found a related thread different routing that scrolled off to the next page.
Not sure how to delete this one or...
Apr 24, 09, 7:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By kkirksea

All sorts of reasons ( not )

Several years ago out of FRA my 747 was held up for over two hours looking for some first class "vip"s. After repeated paging and searching, they were found in a pub having a good ol' time and quite...
Apr 19, 09, 10:59 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,985
Posted By kkirksea

Yes... good reminder for all to check their...

Yes... good reminder for all to check their itineraries since they may have been relocated out of E+ by the computer during the downgauge. ( Like I was).

UA folk in Seattle are generally pretty...
Apr 13, 09, 10:13 pm
Replies: 1,204
Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

ref: Hitchhikers Guide. Don't panic.^ re:...

ref: Hitchhikers Guide. Don't panic.^

re: seat. seat assignment on AF via Delta site also aren't sticking for one of my legs. The other leg worked fine and showed up as a correction...
Apr 12, 09, 10:45 pm
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Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

Many thanks to the OP (tracon ) on this find! ...

Many thanks to the OP (tracon ) on this find!

re: yep, use Multi-City. JFK-CDG-DPS-CDG-JFK is only 4 hops.. but you need to set your departure times JUST right, by finding out which flights you...
Apr 12, 09, 6:20 pm
Replies: 1,204
Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

My tickets now showing confirmed on Delta, Air...

My tickets now showing confirmed on Delta, Air France and Singapore sites.

JFK-CDG leg on AF is showing as C on the Delta site. ( using Itineraries and the ticket number ).

Don't know about...
Apr 12, 09, 12:05 pm
Replies: 1,204
Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

RE: Bali in the Fall

Hmmm... was in the middle of finalizing an itinerary on xpeedy us
and via SIN prices jumped $4K+ in the last few minutes.

[Update] Well... a few minutes later and it is back. AND it priced $12...
Apr 11, 09, 1:46 pm
Replies: 1,204
Views: 101,231
Posted By kkirksea

Can use THAI instead of Garuda if you play with...

Can use THAI instead of Garuda if you play with it.
Also IAD-DPS using JAL via IAD-CDG-NRT-DPS for around $CA 3K for those of you who prefer JAL business.
Note US site showing similar pricing.
Feb 25, 09, 3:08 pm
Replies: 1,019
Views: 87,717
Posted By kkirksea

In my original email to United RCC, I did ask if...

In my original email to United RCC, I did ask if this was a change in policy, and did cut/paste the appropriate section from the *Alliance lounge access webpage for *Golds.

Their response was as...
Feb 25, 09, 2:02 pm
Replies: 1,019
Views: 87,717
Posted By kkirksea

re: *Gold access to RCC SEA-SFO-LHR, in SEA? ...

re: *Gold access to RCC SEA-SFO-LHR, in SEA?



Response from Red Carpet Club:

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Thank you for contacting us.

The Seattle agents are correct, on the outbound you would need...
Feb 18, 09, 2:52 am
Replies: 1,019
Views: 87,717
Posted By kkirksea

Travelled early February SEA-SFO-LHR, all on...

Travelled early February SEA-SFO-LHR, all on United, with a 2 hour layover in SFO.

SEAttle Red Carpet Club front desk informed me that *A Gold members will no longer be admitted for the first...
Feb 4, 08, 9:55 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 9,831
Posted By kkirksea

That aside, to summarize our common thoughts on...

That aside, to summarize our common thoughts on shared "West Coast to DEL" musings ( and correct me if I misinterpret your suggestions ):

*****

Based on this thread "UA drops Tokyo-Taipei" and...
Feb 4, 08, 9:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By kkirksea

Yep.. up until 2003 there was a nice third party...

Yep.. up until 2003 there was a nice third party website tracking orders, deferrals and cancellations.

Things have become quite blurry since then as far as website info, particularly for...
Feb 4, 08, 7:20 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By kkirksea

I worked out a contorted path from SEA using...

I worked out a contorted path from SEA using miles using TACA a while back to Lima ( they also fly to Santiago ), but when all was said and done it just wasn't worth it with all the connections,...
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