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May 23, 19, 5:21 pm
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Posted By checkerboard

Thanks! This may be the exact post I'd vaguely...

Thanks! This may be the exact post I'd vaguely remembered...glad to read that it seems possible.
May 23, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By checkerboard

How early can one use curbside check-in at MIA?

Will fly next month on a late-night flight from MIA to GRU, and would like to get rid of my baggage as early as possible in the day, so I can make the most of my last hours in Florida.

I know that...
May 23, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By checkerboard

I've also sometimes experienced this automatic...

I've also sometimes experienced this automatic propagation of one carriers FQTV onto another carriers' booking. A strange recent example: when I temporarily inserted my CX number into a mixed CX/BA...
May 13, 19, 7:20 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By checkerboard

It's true that BA won't check baggage across...

It's true that BA won't check baggage across separate tickets - but, considering the comparatively miserly baggage allowances afforded to domestic passengers within Brazil, whether the bags are...
Forum: oneworld
May 9, 19, 6:24 am
Replies: 70
Views: 1,634
Posted By checkerboard

Back to the OP's predicament: if it hasn't been...

Back to the OP's predicament: if it hasn't been sorted out already, wouldn't a wait-list request for "D" on the JFK-MIA sector do the trick? Sure, it's insane that it can't be booked in one call,...
Apr 27, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 31,380
Posted By checkerboard

Just tried calling about my expiring hold, and...

Just tried calling about my expiring hold, and after over an hour of that terrible music, and what must have been 20 pitches for a Cathay Amex, the call dropped. Grrrr.

Is the call-center...
Apr 23, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 31,380
Posted By checkerboard

But: what if I were using my Asia Miles to...

But: what if I were using my Asia Miles to upgrade a family member? Presumably, my Marco Polo status (if any) wouldn't transfer to them, and their place on the wait-list would be determined by their...
Apr 23, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 31,380
Posted By checkerboard

Hadn't any idea they did this - as you say, it's...

Hadn't any idea they did this - as you say, it's lucky for me, I suppose, but strange all the same. As for calling and begging to have the wait-list extended - is there a number I can ring on Sunday...
Apr 21, 19, 8:33 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 31,380
Posted By checkerboard

This is my first time using Asia Miles to upgrade...

This is my first time using Asia Miles to upgrade - and what a byzantine process it's been so far. I finally have my two sectors (confirmed in W), wait-listed (for U), as follows:

CX-178, MEL-HKG,...
Mar 9, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,670
Posted By checkerboard

As best I recall: when DL launched their S....

As best I recall: when DL launched their S. Africa service, there were two routes: JFK & ATL to CPT & JNB. In both directions, each of the planes stopped at roughly the same times at the same...
Forum: oneworld
Feb 22, 19, 7:51 am
Replies: 648
Views: 84,102
Posted By checkerboard

I'd missed this. Are the new ex-Egpypt fares...

I'd missed this.

Are the new ex-Egpypt fares interesting?
Forum: oneworld
Feb 13, 19, 8:19 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 1,634
Posted By checkerboard

Have you tried asking them to put you on the...

Have you tried asking them to put you on the waitlist for "D" on the flights you want? Even if the inventory isn't available for immediate sale - a wait-list request might clear relatively quickly...
Jan 14, 19, 11:46 am
Replies: 136
Views: 18,178
Posted By checkerboard

Mini-update: I've been in touch with Barclay's...

Mini-update: I've been in touch with Barclay's about this question. For the Aviator Red card, there was at first some confusion about whether I'd even be able to earn EQD in 2019, but in the end,...
Jan 14, 19, 5:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By checkerboard

In late 2017, I was matched to LATAM Black in the...

In late 2017, I was matched to LATAM Black in the LATAM Pass program. The "Digital" (PDF) membership card I downloaded & printed from the site mentioned en expiry date of 04/19. I did not re-qualify...
Jan 7, 19, 1:46 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 18,178
Posted By checkerboard

I've seen a few questions above about the...

I've seen a few questions above about the (im)possibility of stacking EQD from the Aviator Silver and the Aviator Business cards - because this would exceed the $6000 EQD maximum earning limit of the...
Dec 2, 18, 3:19 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 9,557
Posted By checkerboard

OK - a little variation on this theme: ...

OK - a little variation on this theme:

Connecting from Africa to Brazil, I'll arrive LHR T5 stupid-early on a Saturday morning later this month, and fly out again (also from T5) at about 9pm. ...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 19, 18, 10:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By checkerboard

Back in the day (over a dozen years ago), BA...

Back in the day (over a dozen years ago), BA actually had more than one franchise partner in Africa.

In addition to Comair, there was "Regional Air" based in Nairobi, with service to/from quite...
Sep 12, 18, 3:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,599
Posted By checkerboard

Indeed, single tickets. All we can do is hope...

Indeed, single tickets. All we can do is hope for the best ..
Sep 10, 18, 5:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,599
Posted By checkerboard

Oh man - now I'm worried about my upcoming...

Oh man - now I'm worried about my upcoming domestic connection from HKG, which clocks in at only 65 minutes!

Later this month, my scheduled arrival in KUL is 18h25 (MH-73), and onward flight to...
Aug 10, 18, 1:14 pm
Replies: 1,397
Views: 224,201
Posted By checkerboard

Indeed, both our tickets were booked at the same...

Indeed, both our tickets were booked at the same time, in a single PNR. But since for one of our outbound legs only seat was available to confirm in "C," she asked us to split them into two PNR. ...
Aug 10, 18, 12:35 pm
Replies: 1,397
Views: 224,201
Posted By checkerboard

FWIW, on AA.com,...

FWIW, on AA.com, (https://www.aa.com/i18n/aadvantage-program/aadvantage-program-updates.jsp) there is some contradictory information posted about this very thing:[B]

For a recently booked trip...
Aug 6, 18, 2:25 pm
Replies: 932
Views: 116,172
Posted By checkerboard

EXP, traveling with my wife (on a separate...

EXP, traveling with my wife (on a separate reservation, but normally having also inherited my status).

For the outbound (GRU-LAX-HKG - fantastic use of the SWUs), we both cleared at time of...
Aug 4, 18, 8:58 am
Replies: 450
Views: 58,154
Posted By checkerboard

Is the inverse of this reliably true? If the...

Is the inverse of this reliably true? If the fare does NOT show on AA.com - does that imply that the flights will post using the alternate "distance based" formula?
Jul 26, 18, 7:21 am
Replies: 786
Views: 262,557
Posted By checkerboard

Thanks for the feeback. Quick update: seems...

Thanks for the feeback.

Quick update: seems my flight now is eligible to bid for an upgrade, but the minimum prices add up to about what I paid for the ticket in the first place!

To wit:
...
Jul 25, 18, 6:12 pm
Replies: 786
Views: 262,557
Posted By checkerboard

Any idea what these "ineligible fare classes"...

Any idea what these "ineligible fare classes" might be? I've just booked HKG-KUL-PEN with a "Q" fare basis (though the domestic sector booked into "L"). Flight from HKG is on the A330, so would be...
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