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Aug 31, 19, 3:42 am
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Posted By jbfield

Question Promotion (WL BONUS)

Just curious, but I have a "Promotion (WL BONUS)" 1000 miles, showing on my Enrich activity list for today.
Not complaining obviously, but does anyone know what this is for? I wondered if it was...
Aug 29, 19, 6:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By jbfield

Might be more successful looking at something...

Might be more successful looking at something like EU-DOH-India India-DOH-USA
Aug 27, 19, 12:42 am
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Views: 47,353
Posted By jbfield

I agree with this notion but I think a fairer...

I agree with this notion but I think a fairer comparison for ‘World’s Best...’ would be the question: what would you rather fly: SQ SIN-Europe or QR DOH-North America.

Same question applies for SQ...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By jbfield

That's a shame - so you get a domestic lounge on...

That's a shame - so you get a domestic lounge on the way out from Bali and the potential of a full and tedious immigration queue on the way back in!
(I went through Medan once and it was a nice...
Aug 26, 19, 8:58 am
Replies: 32
Views: 12,539
Posted By jbfield

The more that is being written the more I am...

The more that is being written the more I am questioning the accuracy and motive of some of the replies - it is NOT a technical stop.

The ICAO glossary states: "Technical stop. A stop most...
Aug 24, 19, 9:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,081
Posted By jbfield

For ‘A’, one should really be measuring the pair...

For ‘A’, one should really be measuring the pair of seats one is sat in rather than the pair in front, hence bulk head is not an issue, but the last row is.

This would also deal with seats that...
Aug 18, 19, 5:52 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 12,539
Posted By jbfield

On the latter there was an aircraft change...

On the latter there was an aircraft change (alighted one functional A380 and boarded another, non-functional A380 - two different aircraft registrations.

Perhaps I should have started a new thread...
Aug 18, 19, 6:29 am
Replies: 32
Views: 12,539
Posted By jbfield

I suppose that was/is my question; does EU261...

I suppose that was/is my question; does EU261 apply or not in this situation? Regardless of where the passenger started their 'journey' surely the passenger is still 'departing' from Frankfurt, given...
Aug 17, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 32
Views: 12,539
Posted By jbfield

Does anyone know what one's rights are in the...

Does anyone know what one's rights are in the case of SQ25 (New York - Frankfurt - Singapore) where the Frankfurt to Singapore leg is delayed significantly?

I am encountering such a delay at the...
Aug 6, 19, 7:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,364
Posted By jbfield

Just be careful that your booking class earns...

Just be careful that your booking class earns miles - not all StarAlliance airlines recognise SQ's PE fare class (= 0 miles), and most that do only credit at 1x.
Even though the screenshot shows the...
Forum: New York City
Jul 28, 19, 6:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By jbfield

I don't see why not - but if they don't I can try...

I don't see why not - but if they don't I can try left luggage at EWR:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1627197-bag-storage-ewr-3.html

Failing that...I can use Penn...
Jul 24, 19, 7:23 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 13,015
Posted By jbfield

It seems the YHZ-BOS on WS has been cut already....

It seems the YHZ-BOS on WS has been cut already. The YHZ-LGA (DL) remains along with the EWR-YHZ (UA) competition.
Jul 24, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,603
Posted By jbfield

The first time I did such a...

The first time I did such a international-international transfer (via Beijing) on a single ticket, my luggage was checked all the way through...only I found out when I arrived at my destination in...
Forum: New York City
Jul 23, 19, 6:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By jbfield

After all that WestJet cancelled my connecting...

After all that WestJet cancelled my connecting flight from Boston so my departure from LGA is no longer feasible (they instead routed me two hours earlier with a 2 hr transit in Toronto or an...
Jun 28, 19, 5:17 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 8,455
Posted By jbfield

I thought in the USA Economy is referred to as...

I thought in the USA Economy is referred to as ‘coach’ because on US carriers the experience resembles traveling by a ‘motor coach’...and Brits traveling domestically by flight in the USA refer to...
Jun 28, 19, 7:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,798
Posted By jbfield

EASA publish a consolidated list of airspace...

EASA publish a consolidated list of airspace hazards for carriers to take note of - I am not clear if MH, not being an EU based carrier uses this service, but it is publicly available. Other than...
Jun 8, 19, 9:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,006
Posted By jbfield

Thumbs down I've been having this problem for a while now....

I've been having this problem for a while now. The couple of times over the last few months I phoned AerLingus for assistance, I've been told their website is having issues - try again later.
I...
Jun 5, 19, 3:17 am
Replies: 1,178
Views: 97,713
Posted By jbfield

Unfortunately I called them but they aren't able...

Unfortunately I called them but they aren't able to change the ticket as it has been booked on Cathay Ticket Stock - although it's on 169 which is actually "Hahn Air". I shall give the corporate...
Jun 5, 19, 12:48 am
Replies: 1,178
Views: 97,713
Posted By jbfield

Thanks Safari Ari, I found a further link:...

Thanks Safari Ari,
I found a further link: https://www.alaskaair.com/content/travel-info/policies/seating-premium-class-preferred-plus which has a "Refundability table"

"Pay or redeem miles for...
Jun 5, 19, 12:38 am
Replies: 183
Views: 68,968
Posted By jbfield

I am a little confused with some of the bullet...

I am a little confused with some of the bullet points when it comes to Oneworld versus BA partner airlines.

What about the situation of a 'Oneworld partner prefix, BA-partner (non-oneworld)...
Jun 5, 19, 12:12 am
Replies: 1,178
Views: 97,713
Posted By jbfield

Question Refund of Premium Seat fee if Paying to Update/Change Ticket to Update?

If I'm ticketed in the Main Cabin and pay to select a "Premium Seat" (as those are the only window-seats available) but I subsequently manage to pay to upgrade to First (in advance of check-in), do I...
Jun 1, 19, 6:15 am
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By jbfield

Presumably, if your original connection is...

Presumably, if your original connection is arguably reasonable, you might want to claim the extra cost via your insurance.
Jun 1, 19, 5:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By jbfield

As an aside - I noticed that MH flights from...

As an aside - I noticed that MH flights from KUL-KNO, credit to one's BA account as "Knokke-Het Zoute" which, according to Wikipedia was an airfield in Flanders Belgium but closed in 1960....
May 18, 19, 6:17 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By jbfield

I assume the Russian routes have been suffering...

I assume the Russian routes have been suffering since the sanctions, even BA has just cancelled their Heathrow - St Petersburg route. There are not many alternatives from the two Far East Russia...
May 7, 19, 8:37 am
Replies: 71
Views: 9,699
Posted By jbfield

For an Avios booking, using a Lloyd's voucher,...

For an Avios booking, using a Lloyd's voucher, where I have the routing: KUL-LHR / AMS-LHR-KUL.
If the AMS-LHR flight gets cancelled and I am moved to a flight 8 hours earlier (which no longer works...
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