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Today, 2:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By tryathlete

I never thought about the middle seat booking...

I never thought about the middle seat booking conundrum for google flight or Expedia or even UA for BE purchases. This makes a lot more sense than whomever booked this middle seat actually choosing...
Today, 12:08 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 1,829
Posted By tryathlete

I’ve never received any offers of any kind since...

I’ve never received any offers of any kind since the global financial crisis when we saw DEQM and Elite offers for Hawaii flights.
Today, 12:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By tryathlete

THIS could be a factor. Why on earth with 20-30...

THIS could be a factor. Why on earth with 20-30 empty rows would someone plop themselves down in a middle seat next to me towards the rear of the Y+ cabin.
Today, 10:37 am
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By tryathlete

i guess a smart risk taker would choose an empty...

i guess a smart risk taker would choose an empty row instead of parking next to someone already in the window seat. Why pick a middle next to someone else in an empty plane?
Today, 10:15 am
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By tryathlete

“middle seat row hog”

I’m not sure what to call this behavior but I’ve seen more of this the last year or so than the last 35 I’ve been flying. So—I’m booked on a 777-200 with the funky seat chart ORD-EWR on a leg to DUB....
Forum: Star Alliance
Yesterday, 5:35 am
Replies: 42
Views: 15,816
Posted By tryathlete

EWR-DUB-GLA

So—I’m flying in Polaris on UA23 to DUB and leaving DUB for GLA three hours later assuming on time arrival on a Stobert ATR72 turbo supposedly from an “M” gate.

Whats the best lounge—preferably...
Feb 14, 19, 6:38 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By tryathlete

Last week I went to purchase an economy ticket...

Last week I went to purchase an economy ticket ORD-LHR but it was $4,000 (cheapest fare bucket was M). I couldn’t imagine that so I booked a 3 leg trip to Glasgow for $700 and upgraded outbound over...
Feb 11, 19, 8:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By tryathlete

Third time is the charm

The last three trips for me were weather waiver optional. I’m thinking this one might be the charm (sarc). ORD-ERI has been somewhat of a curse for me in January
Feb 11, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 303
Views: 105,943
Posted By tryathlete

I’m guessing you mean B and C?

I’m guessing you mean B and C?
Feb 7, 19, 7:23 pm
Replies: 183
Views: 10,569
Posted By tryathlete

Devil’s Chariot the CRJ200

When Air Wisconsin tosses up and out of these awful beasts, I’ll have truly seen the revolution having been accomplished. I fly ORD-FAR for nearly $1000 RT each time and it’s a toss up between the...
Feb 7, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,381
Posted By tryathlete

A319 has 8 F seats not 12. No need to update...

A319 has 8 F seats not 12. No need to update original post
Feb 7, 19, 9:35 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,381
Posted By tryathlete

Ha! Thanks for the note. I guess we know who...

Ha! Thanks for the note. I guess we know who really leads this whole market and it’s DL.
Feb 7, 19, 2:19 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,381
Posted By tryathlete

F Seating disparity

A-319: 8 seats
CRJ 175 has 12

My point was that some regional jets have 50% more F than mainline. No need to mince words, the point is clear. Thankfully UA understood this dilemma and is finally...
Feb 6, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 183
Views: 10,569
Posted By tryathlete

sometimes it makes you think United is reading...

sometimes it makes you think United is reading our blog and looking for the obvious opportunities we care about.
Feb 6, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,381
Posted By tryathlete

Maybe someone at United reads FlyerTalk United...

Maybe someone at United reads FlyerTalk
United Continental to make premium push

Feb. 6, 2019 7:51 AM • SA Editor Clark Schultz

United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAL...
Feb 4, 19, 4:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By tryathlete

Many thanks! I do not want to assume I understood...

Many thanks! I do not want to assume I understood the language!
Feb 4, 19, 3:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By tryathlete

Bringing a water ski

Hi FT friends. As a 1K I’ve brought all sorts of stuff, and the baggage policy seems clear that I can bring my slalom
ski on my spring vacation to FL but I just want to know what others may have...
Feb 4, 19, 12:09 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,450
Posted By tryathlete

i May be wrong but I believe that sound is the...

i May be wrong but I believe that sound is the cabin pressurization system at work.
Feb 1, 19, 7:20 pm
Replies: 384
Views: 58,166
Posted By tryathlete

what a great prank you could pull by building a...

what a great prank you could pull by building a “people sizer” and putting it at a busy gate.
Feb 1, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By tryathlete

United hub excerpt

“United ended up buying the Douglas DC-8 instead of the 707. It also bought the Caravelle, a shorter-range twinjet made by France’s Sud Aviation, and became the first airline to fly Boeing’s...
Feb 1, 19, 2:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By tryathlete

I am on my third Costco Kirkland 2 wheel roller....

I am on my third Costco Kirkland 2 wheel roller. I paid for the first one. $99. That’s 12 years of carry-on protection for $99.

New one’s now have a 10 year guarantee.
Feb 1, 19, 2:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By tryathlete

Costco’s Kirkland 2 wheel roller is one of the...

Costco’s Kirkland 2 wheel roller is one of the best values anywhere for $99.
Jan 30, 19, 10:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By tryathlete

Lack of anything hot for breakfast to eat in F from DEN to ORD

Sitting in the rear of 757-300 F section was a mistake even though I like the seats back there in row 6. Ran out of hot breakfast option by row 3. I asked for BOB Chorizo sandwich and the FA was very...
Jan 30, 19, 10:17 am
Replies: 89
Views: 4,855
Posted By tryathlete

yeah When you’re runnning like mad to make one of...

yeah When you’re runnning like mad to make one of those flights with the padded schedules and the door is closed early while you stand watch in the terminal for the next 30 minutes frustrated they...
Jan 27, 19, 1:55 am
Replies: 153
Views: 7,386
Posted By tryathlete

They’re back up for my April ORD-PVG trip showing...

They’re back up for my April ORD-PVG trip showing old 2-4-2 plus global F. Maybe I’ll get to squeeze into F for the first and last time.
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