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Jan 9, 16, 10:37 pm
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Posted By 777Brian

Best 787-8 Coach Seat

Hi all, saw a great thread on C seats on the 787 but nothing for Y. I don't think my SWU upgrade is going to clear and I'm dreading the LAX -> PVG flight. I have 19C but am curious about 8D. Is the...
Nov 4, 12, 10:27 pm
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Views: 104,851
Posted By 777Brian

Sorrry all this is brief on phone on AA wireless...

Sorrry all this is brief on phone on AA wireless about to land back home...

I was on the first rev flight from IAH to ORD this morning, it was a lot of fun! Arrived at IAH E5 at about 5:45. Not a...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 3, 12, 10:34 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 18,972
Posted By 777Brian

777Brian is now in 5E. There was a seat for sale...

777Brian is now in 5E. There was a seat for sale in F so I bought it and refunded my B fare. I hope everything works and no one gets downgraded.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 3, 12, 8:07 pm
Replies: 251
Views: 18,972
Posted By 777Brian

I'm at Hyatt North if anyone needs a ride, I'm...

I'm at Hyatt North if anyone needs a ride, I'm planning to leave at 5 am ish. Figure that gets me to gate around 6 am. Anyone think I need to be there earlier?
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 3, 12, 11:16 am
Replies: 251
Views: 18,972
Posted By 777Brian

I'm in 25D although hoping to snag a window or...

I'm in 25D although hoping to snag a window or something in E+ if it comes available on the IAH-ORD 11/4 flight.

Brian
Nov 2, 12, 2:25 pm
Replies: 1,113
Views: 144,514
Posted By 777Brian

Your upcoming United flight 1116 to Chicago O'Hare

Email I just recieved from UA:

United is proud to be the first North American carrier flying the 787 Dreamliner. The Dreamliner is a revolutionary aircraft, offering improved lighting, bigger...
Oct 25, 12, 5:45 pm
Replies: 1,113
Views: 144,514
Posted By 777Brian

11/4 Inaugural flights

Originally I wasn’t able to book any seats on the 11/4 IAH-ORD inaugural flight (waited too long) that UA appears to be billing as the first 787 revenue flight. But I was able to score an award...
Aug 26, 12, 8:31 pm
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Views: 23,635
Posted By 777Brian

More news on the move of UA from the "N Gates" to...

More news on the move of UA from the "N Gates" to the "A Gates" from the Seattle Times. It sounds like the move will occur in the spring. Sounds like the ticket counter will move as well. No word...
Aug 3, 12, 11:16 pm
Replies: 149
Views: 16,448
Posted By 777Brian

Random observation and I am sure I will be...

Random observation and I am sure I will be scolded for being off topic....

Was watching the Olympics tonight and they were talking about the Women’s Gymnastics that won gold in 1996 so showing a...
Jul 9, 12, 3:27 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 8,547
Posted By 777Brian

Correct, AA has tried a number of strategies like...

Correct, AA has tried a number of strategies like this. However, there are still 738s in Chicago alongside MD80s, same in MIA. I'm not 100% sure about the pilot bases and how that is set up. But...
Oct 5, 11, 8:39 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By 777Brian

I realize UA was the launch customer for the 777...

I realize UA was the launch customer for the 777 and had an opportunity to participate in the ETOPs proving before the plane was certified giving UA a lot of experience with the aircraft. However,...
Sep 23, 11, 6:29 am
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Views: 302,417
Posted By 777Brian

Next time quote my entire post. I said, I have...

Next time quote my entire post. I said, I have never paid a fee to call UA and book a ticket except for an award. I am in agreement with you; I call today to book an award I pay a fee. But the new...
Sep 22, 11, 9:28 pm
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Views: 302,417
Posted By 777Brian

As a 1P, I have not had to pay a phone booking...

As a 1P, I have not had to pay a phone booking charge (other than awards close in fee or to make an awards change). And since the grid lists close in award fee, award change fee, and award redeposit...
Sep 22, 11, 9:08 pm
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Views: 302,417
Posted By 777Brian

Hey All, I've been trying to look through all 51...

Hey All, I've been trying to look through all 51 pages for something that is surprising absent and doesn’t appear for the first time till page 11 and then is glossed over. I may have missed it...
Aug 18, 11, 8:18 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 50,005
Posted By 777Brian

I don't want to start something so the only thing...

I don't want to start something so the only thing all say is good champagne? The last few times I've been in UA F/C I think it’s only sparkling wine. We can agree to disagree on the glassware at...
Aug 18, 11, 12:07 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 50,005
Posted By 777Brian

I thought the requirement to use the plastic cups...

I thought the requirement to use the plastic cups was more of a FAA safety one more than a service issue. All glassware needs to be picked up prior to takeoff. Also operationally it is much easier...
Jul 18, 11, 8:07 pm
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Views: 145,059
Posted By 777Brian

Hey all, I'm sure the answer is somewhere and I...

Hey all, I'm sure the answer is somewhere and I just can't find it. I'm a UA 1P flying on a UA marketed CO operated flight (SEA-ORD redeye) in two weeks on an M fare. The my intermarries part on the...
Jul 17, 11, 6:51 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,262
Posted By 777Brian

Actually, if the jump seat is inoperative it is...

Actually, if the jump seat is inoperative it is acceptable for the flight attendant to sit in a nearby isle seat. The rules vary by plane and depending on the airline but it is acceptable from the...
Jun 10, 11, 11:47 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 24,968
Posted By 777Brian

I jumped ship about the middle of last year. I...

I jumped ship about the middle of last year. I was concerned that UA was not going to keep E+. I had earned 1P on UA so I did the AA Plat challenge since I knew it would be good through the end of...
Jun 10, 11, 11:18 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 5,664
Posted By 777Brian

Hate to pile it on the OP but... You'd be...

Hate to pile it on the OP but...

You'd be really pi**ed if you had flown years ago (okay maybe 15-20) when the prime rib was sliced at your seat and hot fudge sundaes were delivered on mid-con...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 8, 11, 10:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 15,499
Posted By 777Brian

Yup you are basically correct! When I worked for...

Yup you are basically correct! When I worked for UA one of my favorite charts was one that hard product on the horizontal axis and soft product on the vertical -- it plotted the majority of major...
Replies: 381
Views: 56,587
Posted By 777Brian

This came out Monday...

This came out Monday (http://aa.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=3254). Guess we'll have to wait a few more hours. I suspect 8:00 am ish central time thursday. :)
May 31, 11, 8:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By 777Brian

Standby on AA codeshare

Hi All - I've tried to search (standby) for the answer but didn't find what I was looking for and am looking for some expert advice. I'm traveling BOS-LHR-CDG (AA Business to BA Club Europe) in a...
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Views: 52,892
Posted By 777Brian

The plane in the picture is clearly a 737. 2...

The plane in the picture is clearly a 737. 2 over wing exits, size of people in the picture relative to aircraft, profile of wing. Also if you look on the floor you can see the equipment associated...
May 12, 11, 3:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By 777Brian

As others have stated upgrade prediction is tough...

As others have stated upgrade prediction is tough (i just recenlty booked a B fare on a ORD-MCO flight as a 1P and missed the upgrade - I had assumed it would be a sure thing on a 757). As a 1P...
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