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Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 3, 19, 5:54 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By tjl

If you know someone going to the place where the...

If you know someone going to the place where the currency and coin is used, why not give or sell it to them?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 19, 19, 4:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By tjl

If seat 21F is an economy class window seat,...

If seat 21F is an economy class window seat, wouldn't it be a single aisle plane?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 19, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By tjl

Regarding (b), wasn't the fix also supposed to...

Regarding (b), wasn't the fix also supposed to have the MCAS pay attention to both AoA sensors, instead of just one?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 18, 19, 3:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By tjl

The change to the engine mounting affects...

The change to the engine mounting affects aerodynamic characteristics, not just weight distribution. The aerodynamic characteristics may have affected the stall risk.

The change to the engine...
Oct 25, 18, 6:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,108
Posted By tjl

Problem is, wheel hardware adds weight, consumes...

Problem is, wheel hardware adds weight, consumes space, and sticks out.

A non-wheeled bag or backpack would not have those issues, and could more easily squish into a sizer or overhead bin if it...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 18, 18, 3:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By tjl

International flights would require passport...

International flights would require passport checking and such. They may also use larger planes that take longer to board (especially if one end of the domestic flight is on a small island like...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 18, 18, 12:34 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,424
Posted By tjl

Be careful about relying on the dimensions...

Be careful about relying on the dimensions claimed by the bag manufacturer.

https://www.consumerreports.org/luggage/When-carry-on-luggage-isnt-carry-on-size/

Also, if the bag is overstuffed,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 17, 18, 5:53 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,424
Posted By tjl

Seems like the obvious way to prove that it fits...

Seems like the obvious way to prove that it fits in the sizer would be to squish it a little to make it fit.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 15, 18, 4:06 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 13,110
Posted By tjl

Or that exit is an alarmed one that they want to...

Or that exit is an alarmed one that they want to be used only in case of fire...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 12, 18, 6:46 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 13,110
Posted By tjl

Related elevator annoyance: buildings that do...

Related elevator annoyance: buildings that do not let you use the stairs to go up, even though going up one or two floors of stairs takes less time than waiting for the elevators. If people who...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 19, 18, 3:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By tjl

The higher price for having it on the same ticket...

The higher price for having it on the same ticket "pays for" (a) not being completely out of the cost of the second flight if your first flight is late enough to cause a missed connection, and (b) if...
Sep 17, 18, 6:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By tjl

Perhaps that may be the case for the largest...

Perhaps that may be the case for the largest "barely fit" rollaboards. The photo with six rollaboards in a Space Bin indicates that they believe that at least some rollaboards will go in without...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 8, 18, 9:55 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By tjl

On the way back from HNL, do you bring Spam...

On the way back from HNL, do you bring Spam musubi?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 6, 18, 5:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By tjl

Alaska Airlines from Hawaii to the mainland US. ...

Alaska Airlines from Hawaii to the mainland US. Seemed like they did drink service out of the cart multiple times so that the cart was in the aisle most of the flight (that in addition to the cart...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 5, 18, 6:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By tjl

Last flight was 4-5 hours on a single aisle...

Last flight was 4-5 hours on a single aisle plane, and it seemed like the cart was almost always in the aisle.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 5, 18, 5:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By tjl

Question Seemed like there was almost always a cart in the aisle...

On a typical flight on an airline where drink or food is served from carts, what percentage of the flight time is that where a cart is in the aisle?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 29, 18, 1:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By tjl

That is probably because most people outside the...

That is probably because most people outside the airline and travel industry habitually use "direct" synonymously with "non-stop". Having "direct" mean what it means in airline jargon is the source...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 24, 18, 6:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By tjl

There are some airlines where a multi-segment...

There are some airlines where a multi-segment flight with the same flight number does stay on the same aircraft through all of the segments, but that is not true for all airlines. Where it is not...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 1, 18, 4:30 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 5,235
Posted By tjl

Some newer airline seats (not limited to Asian...

Some newer airline seats (not limited to Asian carriers) have steps built into the side of the aisle seat, presumably specifically to help shorter people reach the overhead bins. In the example...
Jul 23, 18, 3:24 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 10,396
Posted By tjl

Given how often air travel problems happen...

Given how often air travel problems happen (delays, misconnections, mishandled baggage, etc.), perhaps all airline passengers should develop backup plans, but it may be unreasonable to expect most...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 18, 10:27 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,342
Posted By tjl

Most aircraft do not have enough overhead bin...

Most aircraft do not have enough overhead bin space for every passenger to put a rollaboard-size bag there. So if the flight has lots of passengers with rollaboard-size bags, it could run out of...
Jun 29, 18, 6:21 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By tjl

International arrivals to YVR will go through...

International arrivals to YVR will go through Canada immigration and customs. The line at the immigration hall can be long in the late morning, due to lots of large aircraft from Asia arriving...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 27, 18, 7:37 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 10,818
Posted By tjl

It would not be age per se, but health and...

It would not be age per se, but health and fitness.

Health: Someone with health issues requiring daily scheduling, assistance from others, and/or difficult to transport medical equipment may have...
Jun 26, 18, 4:36 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,415
Posted By tjl

Not universal, since I recently flew on AC...

Not universal, since I recently flew on AC (Express/Jazz CRJ900) and there were no stickers, though at YVR the gate agents were encouraging gate-checking of rollaboards.

Seems like the bag sizers...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 10, 18, 6:44 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 5,549
Posted By tjl

Of course, if your passport, etc. are attached to...

Of course, if your passport, etc. are attached to you (e.g. in your pockets), then you are less likely to lose it after an evacuation. The people upthread who have mentioned needing...
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