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Sep 23, 18, 6:05 pm
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Posted By Machdiamond

I am sharing my appreciation to the organizers...

I am sharing my appreciation to the organizers with Super Larry, this was a fantastic FT Do and this event turned out way beyond my expectations on all counts.

Above all, the people I have met...
Sep 20, 18, 8:16 pm
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Posted By Machdiamond

Since it will be sunny and the river won't be...

Since it will be sunny and the river won't be frozen yet, we can still pretend it feels like 35.

I have already lost one set of swimming pool plumbing system by closing it too late, but I am...
Jul 8, 18, 9:11 am
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Posted By Machdiamond

Looking forward to meet you all. It's a ten...

Looking forward to meet you all. It's a ten minutes drive for me.

I have not been very active on FT lately, but I will provide some feedback about my first mini-RTW planned with my family next...
Feb 27, 18, 6:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Machdiamond

:-) Bob Pearson: "I hope they are not...

:-)

Bob Pearson: "I hope they are not getting anybody too handsome or it would be too unrealistic".
Feb 12, 18, 5:13 am
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Posted By Machdiamond

Rouge is replacing Jazz on YYZ-YQB. Saw this...

Rouge is replacing Jazz on YYZ-YQB.

Saw this from my September 2 flight change notification.
Nov 21, 17, 11:56 am
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Views: 177,334
Posted By Machdiamond

Just booked a family mini-rtw for next August...

Just booked a family mini-rtw for next August (kids will be 14 and 16), I wish I had booked this as soon as it became available because I ended up with a couple of undesired connections: VIE and LAX....
May 11, 17, 7:13 am
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Posted By Machdiamond

1.3 million miles here, I was looking at the...

1.3 million miles here, I was looking at the opportunity within the next couple of years to redeem a once-in-a-lifetime family RTW.

Quite worried that the rush to the exits will create issues.
Feb 10, 17, 1:44 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,053
Posted By Machdiamond

If you opt for AMEX Platinum for lounge access...

If you opt for AMEX Platinum for lounge access until you reach Premier Gold with UA, double check that the airports you are flying in will accept it besides the MLL in YUL. You'd be surprised how...
Jun 15, 16, 7:41 pm
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Views: 3,007
Posted By Machdiamond

I had the same experience last Thursday in Denver...

I had the same experience last Thursday in Denver (June 9th), there was a passcode board on the desk but it was not needed.

Denver airport has a free Wi-Fi that works pretty good actually (wish...
Jun 13, 16, 4:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 13,574
Posted By Machdiamond

Either one works fine, printed QR or PDF on the...

Either one works fine, printed QR or PDF on the phone. It is just a matter of presenting it to the scanner at a resolution it can read or a size that fits.

The warning is addressed to people who...
Mar 8, 16, 10:59 pm
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Views: 580,024
Posted By Machdiamond

Can't agree more with AMEX>CIBC>TD. I just dumped...

Can't agree more with AMEX>CIBC>TD. I just dumped TD this week and back to AMEX Platimum (flying YQB-DEN biweekly without status nowadays) of which I was a founding member awhile back.
Should have...
Nov 22, 15, 1:52 pm
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Views: 4,795
Posted By Machdiamond

(out of a two year lurking mode and switched now...

(out of a two year lurking mode and switched now to MileagePlus)

I was there yesterday, arrived from DEN before the storm and got a three hours delay for my connection to YQB.

That was not too...
Mar 28, 13, 3:28 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,016
Posted By Machdiamond

This was already the case before. I have...

This was already the case before.

I have cancelled a reward trip last year and all miles went back to my account with their original dates of expiration.
Mar 27, 13, 12:55 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,016
Posted By Machdiamond

I wouldn't mind having the ability to pay yearly...

I wouldn't mind having the ability to pay yearly extensions to keep my 700000 miles alive until such time that I will be able to make good use of them.

They should even give me a bunch more miles...
Jan 18, 13, 5:02 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,754
Posted By Machdiamond

I am in the BS camp :) When you want to...

I am in the BS camp :)

When you want to address W&B issues, you move (large) people from the back to the front by more than a couple of rows. Even SD know this.

(I write parts of Airplane...
Nov 16, 12, 3:31 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,578
Posted By Machdiamond

That reminds me another experience a couple of...

That reminds me another experience a couple of years ago in YUL entering US immigration hall. There was a sign saying: turn your cellphone off. So I take it out my pocket and turn it off, right?
...
Nov 16, 12, 11:54 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,578
Posted By Machdiamond

I have heard the exact same announcement arriving...

I have heard the exact same announcement arriving YQB from the Caribbeans with Canjet last winter, passengers were looking at each other wondering whether this was some kind of joke. Like, what next?...
Oct 20, 12, 9:12 am
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Views: 3,699
Posted By Machdiamond

I am sure I am not alone, this thread reminds me...

I am sure I am not alone, this thread reminds me about this absolutely hilarious Foster Brooks' drunk airline pilot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHt6alnieVA
Jun 1, 12, 11:29 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,773
Posted By Machdiamond

That is not fair indeed because AC E and SE can...

That is not fair indeed because AC E and SE can get in when they fly United.
May 19, 12, 4:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Machdiamond

I will reach 50 segments on Monday, 50 times more...

I will reach 50 segments on Monday, 50 times more Star Alliance segments than I flew last year. :p
May 14, 12, 7:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Machdiamond

Isn't your ORD-YOW segment arriving at 20:20...

Isn't your ORD-YOW segment arriving at 20:20 rather than departing?

Because if that is the case, you still have plenty of options to reach YOW that night, such as a direct with AC which departs at...
May 9, 12, 10:55 am
Replies: 4,213
Views: 560,472
Posted By Machdiamond

Josh is right, the vertical load variations were...

Josh is right, the vertical load variations were worse in the front cabin. But it is not a big difference. In a case like this one - +2 to -6 degrees pitch in something like two seconds - most of the...
Apr 27, 12, 8:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Machdiamond

I have been flying almost weekly on United since...

I have been flying almost weekly on United since the beginning of the year - 43 segments so far - and all miles have been posted promptly. I do not have MP and did all my bookings on united.ca.
Apr 16, 12, 4:55 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 9,589
Posted By Machdiamond

There must be more to the story here.

There must be more to the story here.
Apr 2, 12, 8:26 am
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Views: 1,119
Posted By Machdiamond

I lost E on March 1st but made two bookings with...

I lost E on March 1st but made two bookings with United on March 7 and March 24. My boarding passes still show *G, including the one today from my March 24 booking.

So my old status is still...
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