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Jun 9, 21, 10:32 pm
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Views: 165,547
Posted By spin88

See...

See https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/world/asia/china-covid-lockdown.html The chinese vaccines are less than 50% effective, and may be entirely in-effective vs. the (now spreading) Indian variant....
Feb 28, 21, 10:10 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,746
Posted By spin88

And those contracts were scandal plagued as well,...

And those contracts were scandal plagued as well, especially the ones awarded by McCracken in the late 20s, early 30s, do a search for the "spoils conferences."

And on another note, as another...
Feb 8, 21, 1:26 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 19,801
Posted By spin88

Well I learned something. I never understood the...

Well I learned something. I never understood the difference.

We have a bunch of N95s (over the back of the head) but mostly use KN95s (purchased from Taiwan and Korea), as they seal better on...
Feb 7, 21, 10:57 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 19,801
Posted By spin88

Get medical masks(or a cloth one) that have a...

Get medical masks(or a cloth one) that have a strap over the back of the head, rather than the ear. They do exist (just less common than the loop over the ear masks). We have n95s we got back in...
Feb 4, 21, 12:39 am
Replies: 161
Views: 19,801
Posted By spin88

Long overdue. I have been on several flights...

Long overdue. I have been on several flights where people were wearing these type of fake masks, and it did not make me want to fly more. Had a hard and fast mask mandate, and constistant rules been...
Jan 19, 21, 9:56 pm
Replies: 222
Views: 28,877
Posted By spin88

Well he did not complain about the goodwill...

Well he did not complain about the goodwill compensation, as reading the article would have shown.

The point though is a good one. Someone in authority at UA could have reached out, and...
Dec 23, 20, 10:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,872
Posted By spin88

There is no godly reason why UA's system "splits...

There is no godly reason why UA's system "splits the reservation" for CPU upgrades. It causes all kinds of issues. My pet peve is that when I travel with my family, I can't check in my kids since...
Dec 9, 20, 10:31 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 72,995
Posted By spin88

I want to second this. IMHE DL's planes blow...

I want to second this. IMHE DL's planes blow United out of the water. This may be airport specific (and it appears you are flying DeltaConnection not mainline) but Delta has far fewer RJs. It...
Dec 3, 20, 12:38 am
Replies: 116
Views: 11,841
Posted By spin88

Unless they signed something at the airport test...

Unless they signed something at the airport test center, they results are private, covered by HIPPA.
Dec 1, 20, 11:32 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,618
Posted By spin88

That ship sailed a long time ago. United's...

That ship sailed a long time ago. United's magnificent and world class pre-Kerby, pre-Munoz, management, the folks who bought you freshbrew, took the 789 with last gen CO seats, and no PE. Given...
Nov 30, 20, 9:33 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,618
Posted By spin88

The fear or complexity of inter-lining, along...

The fear or complexity of inter-lining, along with corporate contracts, and probably the mirage of a "free trip" via a FF program has obviously made UA a more accessible bet for the 330M people who...
Nov 30, 20, 5:40 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,618
Posted By spin88

This has been a very interesting discussion, and...

This has been a very interesting discussion, and I appreciate the insight. I have often wondered (as we go to HKG/TPE/Japan often) how the pricing lined up vs did not. Going to HKG, we had often...
Nov 29, 20, 11:34 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,618
Posted By spin88

You are probably the last person on this board...

You are probably the last person on this board who I would challenge, but I am surprised that UA would match its direct pricing on SFO-SIN - a ULH route to the pricing JV on SFO-HND/NRT-SIN. PE is...
Nov 23, 20, 3:36 pm
Replies: 1,812
Views: 264,690
Posted By spin88

SFO is run by the city and county of SF, but was...

SFO is run by the city and county of SF, but was exempted from the indoor dining barr, but they have to maintain social distancing. DL lounge has food, just pre-packed, every other tabel is blocked...
Nov 20, 20, 11:11 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 455,827
Posted By spin88

This really is an interesting business question. ...

This really is an interesting business question. Due to the MAX delays, the cancellation clause on the MAX went away, and Boeing has over 400 cancellations as a result, and has indicated that...
Nov 12, 20, 10:52 am
Replies: 570
Views: 81,490
Posted By spin88

This was inevitable. That said, I bet someone in...

This was inevitable. That said, I bet someone in Chicago wishes that they have all of the elites they tossed overboard over the last several years back.
Nov 11, 20, 11:31 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 64,048
Posted By spin88

JFK is easier to reach if you are on most parts...

JFK is easier to reach if you are on most parts of LI. Has a population of about 7.5 Million people. They have clearly been at a disadvantage for those folks, as well as those in NYC who don't want...
Nov 10, 20, 10:56 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 64,048
Posted By spin88

UA is going to burn money (big expensive plane to...

UA is going to burn money (big expensive plane to fly, and with only two flights/day) to try to reestablish this route, especially with DL (and AA) having high quality service, which is more...
Oct 26, 20, 3:03 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 47,232
Posted By spin88

I guess it is all about what you mean by "only...

I guess it is all about what you mean by "only game in town". If I was picking up a car, and driving to South Jersey, or going west from EWR, perhaps. But I have to go to New York (Mid-town) in...
Aug 4, 20, 10:42 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 51,506
Posted By spin88

Single cup Hario, best part of working at home ...

Single cup Hario, best part of working at home ;).

I am curious to see what happens come 2021. I am willing to travel, but outside of meetings with now two experts - where being in the room...
Jul 28, 20, 12:30 am
Replies: 292
Views: 51,506
Posted By spin88

Short term, I would not underrate the corporate...

Short term, I would not underrate the corporate limiting personal part. My son is working for an aerospace start up this summer (first job :D ) - federal essential work, shut down exempt - but they...
Jul 24, 20, 1:05 am
Replies: 1,267
Views: 165,547
Posted By spin88

It depend upon what you consider "pessimistic" I...

It depend upon what you consider "pessimistic" I see proactively requiring everything possible safety wise including masks and promising and actually delivering less crowding (which requires a...
Jul 21, 20, 1:13 pm
Replies: 1,267
Views: 165,547
Posted By spin88

Well they might have helped themselves by going...

Well they might have helped themselves by going all in on mask wearing and actually following through on what (United at least did not) was promised re social distancing. I have gotten clear...
Jul 19, 20, 11:14 pm
Replies: 1,610
Views: 232,884
Posted By spin88

Bingo. At least for the foreseeable future, we...

Bingo. At least for the foreseeable future, we are going to go part way back to the pre-deregulation era. If you wanted to go from X to Z you had to fly carrier A on X-Y, then carrier Y-Z on the...
Jul 9, 20, 9:45 pm
Replies: 1,267
Views: 165,547
Posted By spin88

Hey, I was saying demand would fall off a cliff...

Hey, I was saying demand would fall off a cliff in February 2020, and lots of people were/are not paying attention. (....) up to 61,067 new infections today (likely about 20% of the actual numbers...
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