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Jul 21, 20, 1:44 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,966
Posted By Jinxed_K

Same with Japan, they have little bottle scanners...

Same with Japan, they have little bottle scanners they put your container through and it beeps if you try and bring aboard anything flammable. Never had issues bringing a bottle of tea through...
Mar 11, 20, 10:47 am
Replies: 1,830
Views: 2,583,659
Posted By Jinxed_K

Data point Applied: Nov 29 2019 CA: Dec 3...

Data point
Applied: Nov 29 2019
CA: Dec 3 2019
Interview appointment made same day as CA, first available at home airport (BOS) was May 8 2020.
If I was to drive 5-6 hours each way to Derby,...
Forum: Japan
Mar 5, 20, 12:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jinxed_K

My last knife I bought in Asakusa, little shop on...

My last knife I bought in Asakusa, little shop on the way to sensouji called kane-sou.
Kappabashi will give a bigger selection of stores/knives and as mentioned above, some do have english speaking...
Forum: Japan
Feb 21, 20, 12:03 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 223,556
Posted By Jinxed_K

Whenever I needed to spend a night in Narita...

Whenever I needed to spend a night in Narita before a flight, I used the Richmond Narita right behind the Keisei Narita station.
It's a simple business hotel, so no major amenities and fairly...
Feb 12, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,074
Posted By Jinxed_K

Didn't know about this (never flew KLM before),...

Didn't know about this (never flew KLM before), but it shines a new light onto the sign... least IMO.
If it says 'Crew only' in English on the door, but if there were Korean pax couldn't read it (or...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 8, 20, 10:28 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,462
Posted By Jinxed_K

I have a stash of jpy since I go to Japan every...

I have a stash of jpy since I go to Japan every year or two.
As for why I keep the cash, Japan is still a cash heavy society. Not every merchant takes credit cards, some have fairly high minimums,...
Forum: Japan
Feb 7, 20, 7:18 am
Replies: 939
Views: 223,556
Posted By Jinxed_K

There's plenty of lockers in the departure area,...

There's plenty of lockers in the departure area, there's also baggage storage services in the airport as well that open at 6-7am.
Early bag check varies by airline. JAL for example lets you check...
Feb 6, 20, 12:19 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 12,825
Posted By Jinxed_K

I only take AA when the ticket buyer (work,...

I only take AA when the ticket buyer (work, volunteer company) dictate it since they're Texas based. Haven't had any issues with them though.
Otherwise I'm usually on Jetblue or Delta domestically...
Feb 4, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 8,277
Posted By Jinxed_K

In my past experience I had a BOS-MIA leg that...

In my past experience I had a BOS-MIA leg that was offered a $1800 upgrade to First class about a week before OLCI which I passed on. Checking normal prices, seemed like it was the fare difference....
Jan 24, 20, 1:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jinxed_K

One thing that seems to confuse fliers is 'Class...

One thing that seems to confuse fliers is 'Class J' is JAL's name of their product, not the fare class 'J' that we'd be used to hearing when dealing with points/miles earnings multipliers.
I've...
Jan 24, 20, 10:23 am
Replies: 76
Views: 12,893
Posted By Jinxed_K

Have never been upfront till recently on an...

Have never been upfront till recently on an international trip, always assumed there was a special space for crew gear on all planes...
Honestly, I think bulkhead rows should get reserved/priority...
Jan 23, 20, 9:11 am
Replies: 89
Views: 10,528
Posted By Jinxed_K

'Ground Stop' is the term if you're interested in...

'Ground Stop' is the term if you're interested in reading more about the procedure.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_stop
Jan 22, 20, 8:39 am
Replies: 817
Views: 276,679
Posted By Jinxed_K

Not a regular on DL but I spend mine on seat...

Not a regular on DL but I spend mine on seat assignment fees on B6 EMS and AA MCE where I don’t have status.
I think I could do the same on DL buying a main cabin ticket, then assigning a comfort+...
Forum: New York City
Jan 17, 20, 2:00 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,697
Posted By Jinxed_K

Definitely a better deal than my past weekend...

Definitely a better deal than my past weekend ride from/to JFK.
$7.75 Airtrain + $4.50 City Ticket from Jamaica to Penn Station
Forum: Japan
Jan 17, 20, 9:19 am
Replies: 51
Views: 16,145
Posted By Jinxed_K

Or Yukichi-san, referring to the 10k jpy note...

Or Yukichi-san, referring to the 10k jpy note which would be a better equivalent to 'Benjamins'
Also Natsume Soseki is no longer on the 1000y note and currently it's Noguchi Hideyo, although the old...
Forum: Japan
Jan 17, 20, 5:46 am
Replies: 51
Views: 16,145
Posted By Jinxed_K

It's not common, but it does exist. I've...

It's not common, but it does exist.
I've personally only seen it in Kyoto
Jan 16, 20, 10:56 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,563
Posted By Jinxed_K

Saab 340B are on a few routes.

Saab 340B are on a few routes.
Jan 16, 20, 10:44 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,563
Posted By Jinxed_K

2x23kg is the standard international allowance...

2x23kg is the standard international allowance for JAL.
Domestic is 20kg, but if you're booked on a Japan Explorer Pass fare, you get 2x23kg... which I'm not sure if you can book with Avios, I...
Jan 13, 20, 8:44 am
Replies: 28
Views: 6,075
Posted By Jinxed_K

Think one use I can see for the connector is...

Think one use I can see for the connector is heading into the Air France lounge in E then back to C for your flight.
I haven’t been to “The Lounge” in C yet so don’t know how they compare aside...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 11:09 am
Replies: 128
Views: 24,557
Posted By Jinxed_K

Personally, 2-3 hours is pushing it. Tho this...

Personally, 2-3 hours is pushing it.
Tho this would be straight up economy. Carriers with premium or extra legroom seats, I take those and can probably tolerate 4-5 hours at most.
TPAC Y was...
Jan 8, 20, 1:27 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 16,360
Posted By Jinxed_K

I made the mistake of booking 22C without knowing...

I made the mistake of booking 22C without knowing what the actual seat was like. It definitely was a tight squeeze due to the fixed armrests with the tray in them.
Luckily, the whole MCE/Preferred...
Jan 8, 20, 9:43 am
Replies: 70
Views: 16,360
Posted By Jinxed_K

If my company pays for the Y ticket and I get an...

If my company pays for the Y ticket and I get an offer at check in for paid upgrade to F, I'll take it on my own dime.
If I had to pay it all out of pocket, my cutoff would probably be 2-3x the Y...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 6, 20, 3:20 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 33,875
Posted By Jinxed_K

Not as dramatic as some others, but earlier in...

Not as dramatic as some others, but earlier in the year I had an AUS-DFW-BOS flight with a 40min connection in DFW. Normally I'd prefer a longer connection, but this ticket was paid by a 3rd party...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 30, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 84
Views: 17,832
Posted By Jinxed_K

Thought this thread was going to be about people...

Thought this thread was going to be about people who wait at the gate before their group is called...


I'm inclined to agree with this, especially for new airports/terminals.
From an operator's...
Dec 30, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 136
Views: 22,969
Posted By Jinxed_K

If oneworld as a whole and not just BA counts, 12...

If oneworld as a whole and not just BA counts, 12 flights 23k miles on AA and JL
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