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Jan 8, 21, 12:12 am
Replies: 486
Views: 91,799
Posted By BayAreaPilot

In the case of a cancelation with no near-term...

In the case of a cancelation with no near-term rebooking option would it have to be an ETC or could you try for a full refund?

The sure bet for this would be the non-stop US-China flights in March.
Forum: China
Aug 23, 20, 9:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Thanks. Is it possible to leave baggage at the...

Thanks. Is it possible to leave baggage at the baggage storage at PVG or does it all have to go with the pax to quarantine? I'm researching for someone who will have basically their entire worldly...
Forum: China
Aug 22, 20, 2:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Flying USA-PVG-XXX, will Chinese national be quarantined in Shanghai or destination?

Will everyone arriving on this flight be quarantined in Shanghai or is there a possibility for a Chinese national to be allowed to connect to a domestic flight at PVG and quarantine at their...
Aug 11, 20, 12:02 am
Replies: 110
Views: 23,739
Posted By BayAreaPilot

UA's two weekly are SFO-ICN-PVG on Wednesdays and...

UA's two weekly are SFO-ICN-PVG on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Any additional flights will require agreement between the US DOT and China CAAC. The rumor is that DOT is pushing for all restrictions to...
Forum: China
Jul 27, 20, 6:05 pm
Replies: 428
Views: 41,222
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Any recent reports on the process for the Beijing...

Any recent reports on the process for the Beijing flights that stop at a first point of entry?
Does everyone have to quarantine at the first point of entry or are some people let though to...
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Unable to enter passport info on lot.com

I booked an award ticket on LO using UA miles. I'm trying to access the booking on lot.com to assign seats and after entering the LO PNR it asks me to enter passport info. However, despite the...
Oct 1, 17, 6:14 am
Replies: 120
Views: 27,158
Posted By BayAreaPilot

http://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/n...

http://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/no-arctic-sightseeing-for-these-swiss-air-passengers.html

The passengers, who landed at 3 p.m., were eventually picked up by a replacement plane...
Oct 1, 17, 2:32 am
Replies: 120
Views: 27,158
Posted By BayAreaPilot

I'm skeptical ANA was able to recover from a...

I'm skeptical ANA was able to recover from a diversion to an offline station requiring a new aircraft and crew in less than 12 hours. Link?
Sep 30, 17, 11:57 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 27,158
Posted By BayAreaPilot

The charter 737 is already en route to LAX, with...

The charter 737 is already en route to LAX, with a stop for refueling in Winnipeg:
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NRL580

The AF 777 is on the way from Montreal:...
Jul 11, 17, 1:19 am
Replies: 328
Views: 55,029
Posted By BayAreaPilot

It's not hard to find threads discussing people...

It's not hard to find threads discussing people booking refundable tickets to hold seats they hope go empty. Just from a very quick search:...
Jul 11, 17, 1:05 am
Replies: 328
Views: 55,029
Posted By BayAreaPilot

It's possible the mother intentionally didn't...

It's possible the mother intentionally didn't scan the child's BP.

Booking a refundable ticket to keep the seat next to you open is a well-known scam.

Just sayin'...
Apr 10, 17, 3:40 am
Replies: 76
Views: 16,681
Posted By BayAreaPilot

It happens. Sometimes international flights...

It happens. Sometimes international flights depart from Terminal 3. Sometimes domestic flights depart from the International terminal. The aircraft was inbound from Newark, so not unusual for it to...
Apr 10, 17, 2:57 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 806,990
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Definitely bad form for the gate agents to board...

Definitely bad form for the gate agents to board passengers they may have to IDB, but the passenger should have gotten off the plane when asked. The FAA is not amused by passengers who fail to comply...
Dec 19, 14, 2:38 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 8,659
Posted By BayAreaPilot

My water delivery company just renamed their fuel...

My water delivery company just renamed their fuel surcharge to a "delivery fee".

Maybe UA will find something else to call their fuel surcharge. "Friendly fee"?
Nov 15, 14, 9:13 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,405
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Indeed. And a quick perusal of the FlightAware...

Indeed. And a quick perusal of the FlightAware links shows UA still has no shame throwing these aircraft on the longest narrowbody routes. Just within the last week the routes flown include ANC-ORD,...
Aug 6, 14, 11:59 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 10,268
Posted By BayAreaPilot

At night there's generally little wind at SFO,...

At night there's generally little wind at SFO, which means any runway could be used. The preferred runways for departures between 1am and 6am are 10 L/R:...
Jun 18, 14, 1:17 am
Replies: 465
Views: 54,030
Posted By BayAreaPilot

LOL. Do you also get visas for every country your...

LOL. Do you also get visas for every country your flight will pass over? Because hey, who knows, the plane could have an in-flight emergency and have to divert to the nearest airport. Getting visas...
May 6, 14, 1:19 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Yes. The Giants charter flights this year are...

Yes. The Giants charter flights this year are always UA 1806. The initial leg on UA 1840 is a positioning flight.
Apr 10, 14, 3:08 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,212
Posted By BayAreaPilot

FFPs came about as a direct result of the Airline...

FFPs came about as a direct result of the Airline Deregulation Act. So if you want to go back to "the way it was", there wouldn't be any FFPs. The Act became law in 1978. TI (later CO) started their...
Apr 10, 14, 3:40 am
Replies: 67
Views: 13,200
Posted By BayAreaPilot

LOL, the aircraft swap disappointments start...

LOL, the aircraft swap disappointments start already. Flight status for UA862 on Friday is still showing aircraft #8497 and in-seat power in all rows is listed under amenities.
Apr 7, 14, 7:40 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 10,645
Posted By BayAreaPilot

MEL-ORD isn't within the 787's range. The...

MEL-ORD isn't within the 787's range.

The 787 was never about ultra-long-haul routes, it is about long-thin routes. Boeing's ultra-long-haul offering is the 777-200LR, which hasn't been selling...
Apr 7, 14, 1:16 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 19,093
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Well, the 787-9 doesn't have any ETOPS rating yet...

Well, the 787-9 doesn't have any ETOPS rating yet because it is still in certification testing.

LAX-MEL and LAX-SYD both require ETOPS 180. The 787-8 was ETOPS 180 at launch. There was some noise...
Apr 5, 14, 2:03 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,482
Posted By BayAreaPilot

Flyer Friendly! UA has to be near the top in...

Flyer Friendly!

UA has to be near the top in the history of marketing programs most disconnected from reality.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 29, 14, 9:12 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,316
Posted By BayAreaPilot

If you want to pick nits, SFO ≠ San Francisco....

If you want to pick nits, SFO ≠ San Francisco. They're not even in the same county.
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