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Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 29, 15, 12:07 am
Replies: 49
Views: 11,223
Posted By alanh

When I worked for a credit card company back in...

When I worked for a credit card company back in the early 1990s, I noticed a magazine ad that included a paper airline ticket (the only kind there was at the time). By habit, I looked down at the...
Aug 13, 15, 8:39 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 24,692
Posted By alanh

Even if the CoC requires them to ask for...

Even if the CoC requires them to ask for volunteers, they don't have to try very hard. Since due to the weight & balance issue they owe nothing for IDB, they could just ask for volunteers who don't...
Jul 10, 15, 8:15 pm
Replies: 433
Views: 86,937
Posted By alanh

I don't think there'll be any problems then...

I don't think there'll be any problems then either, due to the way they're doing it. Flights booked on US or AA for 18 July will stay booked with the same airline.

The two main impacts I can see...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 20, 15, 9:52 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 87,620
Posted By alanh

Is there a jurisdiction where this isn't a crime?...

Is there a jurisdiction where this isn't a crime?

Over international waters, where the vessel is flagged is what dictates what laws apply. You can't kill someone just because there's no Republic...
Replies: 59
Views: 6,592
Posted By alanh

I got the letter too. I'm probably just going to...

I got the letter too. I'm probably just going to close it when the annual fee is up. I already have a Citi AA card.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 14, 12:47 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 206,135
Posted By alanh

What you're missing is that if they allow hidden...

What you're missing is that if they allow hidden city ticketing, everybody currently paying the full rate for A-B will start booking A-C and getting off at B. They'll have to raise the A-C fare to...
Forum: Travel News
Sep 1, 14, 2:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By alanh

Elvis' "Lisa Marie" and "Hound Dog II" jets for sale

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/31/showbiz/elvis-presley-jets-for-sale/?hpt=hp_t3

The "Lisa Marie" is notable in that it's an ex-Delta Convair 880 (1960), the only one in the world in a preserved...
Replies: 59
Views: 6,592
Posted By alanh

I just got a letter today about the new card. ...

I just got a letter today about the new card.

Your World Just Got Bigger

We're excited about the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. Through the merger integration and beyond, we will...
Replies: 47
Views: 5,516
Posted By alanh

I would guess that they'll retain a heritage US...

I would guess that they'll retain a heritage US plane. They've already mentioned a heritage TWA, so I'm also guessing there'll be a heritage "AA" livery too.

I don't think they have any of the...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By alanh

A schedule change is unlikely at this point....

A schedule change is unlikely at this point. Although a longshot, if you can keep an eye out to see if the flight is delayed. If it is, call in and say the delay won't work and you want a refund,...
Mar 11, 14, 9:35 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 12,032
Posted By alanh

That's pretty much true for anyone running a...

That's pretty much true for anyone running a phone/tablet with unofficial software -- jailbroken, rooted, whatever. DON'T do any factory-provided updates. At best, you'll be locked in again. At...
Mar 7, 14, 11:21 pm
Replies: 3,930
Views: 177,135
Posted By alanh

Apparently the Vietnamese media is quoting the...

Apparently the Vietnamese media is quoting the navy that it crashed 153 miles South of Phu Quoc island. That's roughly the last position in the FlightRadar track....
Mar 7, 14, 10:25 pm
Replies: 3,930
Views: 177,135
Posted By alanh

They haven't found the aircraft yet; it's way way...

They haven't found the aircraft yet; it's way way too early to speculate about a cause.

If the aircraft crashed away from a populated area, it will take a while to find, depending on what search...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 19, 14, 8:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By alanh

Normally, you can get refunds to...

Normally, you can get refunds to expired/cancelled/closed credit/debit cards, simply because the merchant is supposed to refund to the same card that was charged.

If there's an issue, contact the...
Replies: 23
Views: 14,976
Posted By alanh

Re: "What good is a seat belt in a crash?", a lot...

Re: "What good is a seat belt in a crash?", a lot actually. A study of severe accidents by the NTSB (accidents with fatalities, fire, and/or destruction of the aircraft) showed a survival rate of...
Dec 9, 13, 2:10 pm
Replies: 450
Views: 111,083
Posted By alanh

The Arizona Republic article from today says AA...

The Arizona Republic article from today says AA will move from T3 to T4 at PHX in February.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By alanh

They're not going to deliberately let the lavs...

They're not going to deliberately let the lavs freeze, if only to prevent damage to the plumbing. Somebody screwed up.
Nov 2, 13, 9:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By alanh

SSDs don't need to be defragmented (and Windows...

SSDs don't need to be defragmented (and Windows versions that are aware of them won't do it). The object was to minimize the movement of the drive heads, but SSDs don't have drive heads and don't...
Oct 30, 13, 7:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By alanh

Dolphin Browser for Android lets you change the...

Dolphin Browser for Android lets you change the way it identifies itself to sites. It can claim to be a desktop browser so that you get the desktop site. However, sites that use Flash, Java, or other...
Replies: 61
Views: 4,262
Posted By alanh

My experience is that if they have a leftover...

My experience is that if they have a leftover basket from a previous leg, the FAs often use it even if the current leg is too short.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 4, 13, 11:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,036
Posted By alanh

I've been on a nearly-full CRJ that had metal...

I've been on a nearly-full CRJ that had metal plates loaded into the rear cargo compartment to adjust the balance; there wasn't enough checked luggage/cargo.
Aug 30, 13, 12:42 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 15,961
Posted By alanh

MS poked fun at the Clippy hate in some web...

MS poked fun at the Clippy hate in some web videos when it released Office XP (2002). Clippy is voiced by Gilbert Gottfried, which seems appropriate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI2LVI4xgvs...
Replies: 37
Views: 7,234
Posted By alanh

No. I really don't see a Grand Slam (or Hop,...

No.

I really don't see a Grand Slam (or Hop, Skip and Jump) happening this year. Too much going on with the merger. Maybe a DEQM promo, but don't count on it.
Replies: 38
Views: 3,763
Posted By alanh

In this case, it's a US carrier, so they're...

In this case, it's a US carrier, so they're allowed to fly US-US, and US-CA and CA-US.

However, Air Canada would not be allowed to offer such a flight.
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