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Aug 22, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 4,556
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Living near Catania part of each year, I would...

Living near Catania part of each year, I would much prefer CTA over PMO for a UA flight.

Catania has a much larger tourist footprint and a large amount of American military flyers from NAS...
Aug 22, 19, 9:24 am
Replies: 892
Views: 109,882
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Hi thanks for posting. The majority right now is...

Hi thanks for posting. The majority right now is all on 016 ticket stock bought through United.com so even some LH flights/codeshares were on 016 stock and paid via United. All F/J/C type tickets....
Aug 20, 19, 10:11 am
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Views: 109,882
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

una domanda: I am at ~220,000 PQM and ~$57,000...

una domanda: I am at ~220,000 PQM and ~$57,000 in spend right now. I would presume that is enough to requal GS for next year (technically I am out of Houston for my address at UA. I only have one...
Jun 30, 19, 9:53 am
Replies: 200
Views: 59,271
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Craig Biggio is on my current IAH-EWR flight,...

Craig Biggio is on my current IAH-EWR flight, sitting up here in F. Nice guy, I've meet him a few times in the past too.
May 31, 19, 6:30 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 17,430
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Also check to see if your state collects. Alcohol...

Also check to see if your state collects. Alcohol is basically a states regulated item. Texas collects duty and a 3.00 admin fee. TABC has officers at the border and Galveston seaport but relies on...
May 30, 19, 4:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Might be mainly from the 'ex-Cons' crew, as I...

Might be mainly from the 'ex-Cons' crew, as I heard it on Continental several times, but UA has had Dean Martin's Houston playing on two of my recent longhauls to IAH (from FRA and LHR).
May 14, 19, 4:54 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,299
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-lax-mari...

https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-lax-marijuana-trafficking-california-airports-20190512-story.htmlPot smuggling arrests at LAX have surged 166% since marijuana legalization
Apr 28, 19, 9:01 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,201
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

I have a Texas DL with a an out-of-Texas address...

I have a Texas DL with a an out-of-Texas address on it and have for nearly 20 years. Never once has the TSA not accepted it. A few times checkers have made comments, and once a girl asked for a...
Apr 2, 19, 5:20 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

I flew three legs Monday 1 April (no joke LOL) ...

I flew three legs Monday 1 April (no joke LOL) PHL-IAH-HNL-GUM Less than two hours after landing at GUM Tuesday evening GUM time the HNL-GUM flight had posted to my account. Nothing yet for the...
Mar 31, 19, 8:00 pm
Replies: 249
Views: 32,650
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

I fly IAH-MID and back once each year for work...

I fly IAH-MID and back once each year for work and most of the time there are open seats in F, and once there was a zero upgrade list. IIRC three of us upfront on taht flight (I was in paid F, I...
Mar 30, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Thanks gang, I appreciate the inputs and advice....

Thanks gang, I appreciate the inputs and advice. While being "stranded" in Honolulu is probably not a big deal for most. I'd much rather get to Guam as it is a quick trip and i am back through HNL...
Mar 30, 19, 7:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

IAH-HNL-GUM GS 45 min connection question

Hello oh wondrous UA fflyers,

I am making my semiannual trek to Guam Monday for work and have a 45 minute connection at HNL to get from my IAH flight to 201 to Guam. UA has assured me that is...
Mar 30, 19, 7:43 am
Replies: 53
Views: 12,507
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

I will piggyback on what others have noted and...

I will piggyback on what others have noted and say even at Int'l terminals or with an int'l boarding pass TSA at the checkpoints only need one of the valid IDs, not a passport. One does not have to...
Mar 21, 19, 8:40 am
Replies: 869
Views: 55,927
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Greetings and Salutations, About to make my...

Greetings and Salutations,

About to make my semi-annual trek to Guam and notice the IAH-HNL-GUM routing now has only a 45 min connection time at HNL. That seems shorter than years past; do you all...
Feb 16, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 1,617
Views: 316,683
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Basically yes. At the very beginning when it was...

Basically yes. At the very beginning when it was being tested at just three airports, mine was basically instantaneous. My gov't clearance at the time played a part. Now the checks are slightly...
Feb 16, 19, 5:04 pm
Replies: 294
Views: 90,723
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Most likely random. If you get it again on your...

Most likely random. If you get it again on your next few flights that would be different. For flights to the USA normally a certain number of pax are truly randomly selected.

Your last name (as an...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 16, 19, 4:10 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,623
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Cost, ROI, Economics, as all have said. Basically...

Cost, ROI, Economics, as all have said. Basically Boeing was right in that more people want to fly direct point-to-point versus connections as well. There is a reason the 330 does so well for Airbus,...
Feb 5, 19, 9:30 am
Replies: 1,145
Views: 118,705
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Always! three bourbons on the rocks were had so I...

Always! three bourbons on the rocks were had so I did not have to say anything LOL
Feb 5, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 1,145
Views: 118,705
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

The name part did not bother me, but I certainly...

The name part did not bother me, but I certainly understand why it could others and respect that view. It just seemed odd or kind of forced to me; hard to put into words as I am no poet. Interesting...
Feb 5, 19, 6:54 am
Replies: 1,145
Views: 118,705
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Calling GS by name for boarding

So a new one for me yesterday (YMMV of course); on my morning outbound PHL - IAH they called me and the other GS by name to come wait and pre-board, and for my evening IAH- PHL flight they did the...
Forum: Texas
Feb 1, 19, 8:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Gaitlin's BBQ, 3510 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77018...

Gaitlin's BBQ, 3510 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77018 , near North Loop West (I-610) and HWY 290. Best BBQ in the area. Demeris BBQ is also close by (there are two, one is 610/290 )

Will you have...
Feb 1, 19, 9:39 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,295
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Kinder Eggs could get you in trouble under the...

Kinder Eggs could get you in trouble under the purchases declaration also, in addition to food, since they are not banned for the chocolate, but for the "small" toys inside.

Judging by the Aussie...
Jan 29, 19, 9:34 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,510
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

Been in use at IAH by UA and CBP for tests for...

Been in use at IAH by UA and CBP for tests for nearly a year or so (threads in Travel Safety forum). They test it on the Houston to Tokyo UA flight often. I always decline, which you can do as a US...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 28, 19, 2:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

I am curious also for a trip later next week....

I am curious also for a trip later next week. Either or?
Jan 27, 19, 6:08 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,680
Posted By FlyingHoustonian

You are correct, the LFW mention was via a link...

You are correct, the LFW mention was via a link to another aviation site my cousin sent me but is not in any of the various press articles, they just note "West Africa". My apologies for missing that...
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