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Sep 8, 19, 3:23 pm
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Posted By kenn0223

This is AWESOME!! -- Once you wade through what...

This is AWESOME!! -- Once you wade through what essentially is an auto-attendant the reps were able to make a change to an international trip for me including flights on both DL and KE. This will be...
Sep 2, 19, 7:12 am
Replies: 125
Views: 13,324
Posted By kenn0223

The work is not scheduled to be completed until...

The work is not scheduled to be completed until January 2020.
Aug 30, 19, 12:45 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 13,324
Posted By kenn0223

Ha! Ya right, you don’t get “escorted” to the...

Ha! Ya right, you don’t get “escorted” to the front of any line. You get you own line to the TSA ID checker that alternates between Clear and PreCheck. The length of that line determines if you save...
Aug 30, 19, 7:48 am
Replies: 118
Views: 17,062
Posted By kenn0223

Also a little misleading saying there are only 56...

Also a little misleading saying there are only 56 economy seats. The configuration is below and has 99 economy seats of which 43 are Economy Plus (only difference being 3" in extra pitch)
...
Aug 21, 19, 7:58 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By kenn0223

+1 — AI is going to replace many/most routine...

+1 — AI is going to replace many/most routine customer service jobs within a decade and is rolling out faster than many realize. If you’ve called a customer service hotline of a major company you’ve...
Aug 21, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By kenn0223

I wouldn't be surprised if its some sort of AI...

I wouldn't be surprised if its some sort of AI assisted chat where responses are suggested based on the context but a real human is in the mix. You are likely already interacting with AI chat (text...
Aug 19, 19, 9:16 am
Replies: 125
Views: 13,324
Posted By kenn0223

A lot of people in MSP have CLEAR since DL gives...

A lot of people in MSP have CLEAR since DL gives it away for free to Diamonds and most corporate customers. On Monday mornings Clear is often slower (sometimes much) than PreCheck. I think Clear also...
Aug 19, 19, 5:50 am
Replies: 125
Views: 13,324
Posted By kenn0223

***WARNING -- IT'S BAD*** This morning was a...

***WARNING -- IT'S BAD***

This morning was a complete MESS at MSP for everyone involved. The South Checkpoint (PreCheck & Clear) was at least an hour wait (if not longer) so those used to the <10...
Aug 13, 19, 6:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By kenn0223

It’s back. Looks like Ike the page was...

It’s back.

Looks like Ike the page was updated at 7:45am EDT. It is broken down by region and within each region provides details for various airports and how they might be impacted by delays....
Aug 12, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By kenn0223

The long form flight delay messages aren’t from...

The long form flight delay messages aren’t from pmCO; United implemented them like a year ago. They have gone downhill from their originally advertised hyper-specific written by a real
person...
Aug 12, 19, 6:47 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By kenn0223

Ya; it’s pretty straight forward. You need to...

Ya; it’s pretty straight forward. You need to find the fare construction on your ticket receipt (it’s just above the “Checked Bag Allowance” heading). It shows you the various fare components and...
Jul 30, 19, 9:02 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,522
Posted By kenn0223

I travel with a ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop which...

I travel with a ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop which is about 2.5 lbs. I use it gate to gate on 90% of my flights without any comments from FAs.
Jul 2, 19, 12:20 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 24,185
Posted By kenn0223

Awesome, I am sure that folks will love going...

Awesome, I am sure that folks will love going 12-13 hours with only chocolates to eat after dinner.
Jul 2, 19, 12:12 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 24,185
Posted By kenn0223

Is it just me or does the infographic make it...

Is it just me or does the infographic make it seem as if they are dropping the second meal service and replacing it with chocolates?
Jun 29, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 74
Views: 9,742
Posted By kenn0223

FAA is reporting airport closed due to “Aircraft...

FAA is reporting airport closed due to “Aircraft Emergency”.

https://www.fly.faa.gov/ois/
Jun 23, 19, 11:41 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By kenn0223

This only works if you’re calling from a US phone...

This only works if you’re calling from a US phone number from a US carrier.
Jun 8, 19, 8:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By kenn0223

I II gave it to my 3 month old son simply for the...

I II gave it to my 3 month old son simply for the amusement when the FAs (and occasionally GAs) notice he is gold. On one flight it actually caused a bit of confusion when I was strapping his car...
Apr 22, 19, 3:53 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,106
Posted By kenn0223

OP Here -- I did not seek out additional...

OP Here -- I did not seek out additional compensation. I ate in the Polaris club in EWR and made a note to book future travel on DL/KE for this route. Given the length of the flight I was pretty...
Apr 16, 19, 3:14 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,106
Posted By kenn0223

Quick Update: As expected there was no...

Quick Update: As expected there was no acknowledgement while unloading by either the crew/flight deck/or UA ground agent. I chatted a bit with the FA manning the exit door and she said the Purser...
Apr 16, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,106
Posted By kenn0223

We came in across the MI UP, northern MI, then...

We came in across the MI UP, northern MI, then Western NY. Now we are just over Scranton with 23 minutes left. No PIREPs according to NWS in any of these areas.
...
Apr 16, 19, 1:09 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,106
Posted By kenn0223

Announcements from both flight deck and cabin...

Announcements from both flight deck and cabin crew that basically said there is turbulence and we're not doing meal service. We have not experienced any moderate or severe turbulence, only none and...
Apr 16, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 13,106
Posted By kenn0223

UA78 NRT-EWR (16 April 2019) -- Skipped 2nd Meal Service due to turbulence

On UA78 from NRT-EWR today (4/16) and the crew just announced that they were not going to serve the 2nd meal (breakfast) due to turbulence in any cabin. While the last few hours of the flight has...
Apr 1, 19, 5:14 am
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,712
Posted By kenn0223

4/1/2019 -- MSP-ORD -- A319 F is 74 deep and...

4/1/2019 -- MSP-ORD -- A319

F is 74 deep and W is 46 meaning at least 56% of the flight (132 seats) is elite.

I'm #6 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) and...
Mar 18, 19, 8:36 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,785
Posted By kenn0223

For me it’s an ABSOLUTE benefit to not have to...

For me it’s an ABSOLUTE benefit to not have to talk to a person. No chit-chat, fewer mistakes, and much more predictable. I would take dealing with a machine over a person 100% of the time for...
Mar 18, 19, 5:56 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,785
Posted By kenn0223

Does anyone thing the priority tag does any good?...

Does anyone thing the priority tag does any good? I’ve always assumed the automation attempts to sort priority bags so they get loaded last and/or unloaded first. If that’s the case, the priority is...
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