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Yesterday, 3:14 am
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Posted By 1kBill

Jeez, you're really pushing the envelope here! ;)

Jeez, you're really pushing the envelope here! ;)
Oct 13, 19, 10:27 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 44,462
Posted By 1kBill

It depends on ow it is broken. I once had a...

It depends on ow it is broken. I once had a business seat LHR-LAX that would not go fully upright. The FA made me move to another seat (not a full cabin and the aisle seat next to me was vacant)...
Oct 6, 19, 8:15 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 10,405
Posted By 1kBill

This is why you got it. The last 2 times I was...

This is why you got it. The last 2 times I was departing from PVG, I got there early and politely asked if I could be checked in. Told they could do it if I was GS, but I'm only a lowly 1K. :p

I...
Oct 5, 19, 10:49 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 12,696
Posted By 1kBill

I can fly LAX-PIT for less than PHL-PIT n/s on...

I can fly LAX-PIT for less than PHL-PIT n/s on AA. :mad:

I have routed PHL-PIT through IAD and CLE (both back in the day) but recently UA would report that they had no flights. So if time was a...
Oct 3, 19, 12:08 am
Replies: 1,338
Views: 394,744
Posted By 1kBill

SFO-AKL return, from PP to business, upgrade...

SFO-AKL return, from PP to business, upgrade offered at $4,400 each way. For the same dates, UA will sell a return ticket in Polaris for $5,700; NZ for as low as $4,900.

I think they're spiking...
Oct 2, 19, 9:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1kBill

Alaska doesn't use priority tags at all anymore. ...

Alaska doesn't use priority tags at all anymore. They have some sort of delivery within 20 minutes guarantee or you get extra points. But that only works within their network, not when they hand...
Sep 24, 19, 6:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By 1kBill

Did your GPU's show as used or were they returned?

Did your GPU's show as used or were they returned?
Sep 22, 19, 10:44 pm
Replies: 1,006
Views: 207,384
Posted By 1kBill

But that was in UA International F, not business....

But that was in UA International F, not business. The seats were underwhelming to say the least, but the catering was miles better than today. When I started flying UA international, they were...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 21, 19, 9:16 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 22,554
Posted By 1kBill

The UA First Class lo0unge definitely had...

The UA First Class lo0unge definitely had champagne when I was there. I think the UA Business lounge does offer a sparkling wine of some sort but I've never had the time to partake. :( The bar...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 20, 19, 7:46 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 22,554
Posted By 1kBill

I was told by an LH lounge attendant that they do...

I was told by an LH lounge attendant that they do not have showers. I'll check again in a couple of weeks as I will not have time to wander over to the UA lounge for a shower.
Sep 18, 19, 8:04 pm
Replies: 1,615
Views: 532,206
Posted By 1kBill

Poster is flying J on QR. Is it possible that QR...

Poster is flying J on QR. Is it possible that QR knows how to handle priority tagged bags? My experiences are that non-USA carriers are generally much more attentive to priority baggage than USA...
Sep 18, 19, 7:32 pm
Sep 15, 19, 1:32 pm
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Views: 3,889
Posted By 1kBill

It was the polarized version in late July 2019.

It was the polarized version in late July 2019.
Sep 12, 19, 6:51 pm
Replies: 1,338
Views: 394,744
Posted By 1kBill

SFO-LHR P+ -> Polaris offered at purchase ~...

SFO-LHR P+ -> Polaris offered at purchase ~ $5,500.
Declined! That's more than the entire trip in business would have cost.
I think it's from an "A" fare.
Sep 10, 19, 5:53 pm
Replies: 369
Views: 341,885
Posted By 1kBill

Two weeks ago, I flew LAX-MEL-ADL on UA/QF, one...

Two weeks ago, I flew LAX-MEL-ADL on UA/QF, one ticket booked through UA. UA was able to give me BP's for both flights and check my bag through to ADL. Once I cleared customs in MEL, I dropped my...
Sep 9, 19, 12:05 am
Replies: 241
Views: 29,203
Posted By 1kBill

LAX Polaris Lounge Menus Late August 2019

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/480x640/lax_polaris_lounge_menu_breakfast_8f5b787bb9ae919bfd3cbd26e97dd0aa148edadf.jpg
Breakfast choices
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Sep 8, 19, 11:49 pm
Replies: 1,006
Views: 207,384
Posted By 1kBill

UA 99 MEL-LAX September 2019

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/480x640/ua_99_mel_lax_menu_sept_2019_6709e4e4007088a7e5b428c8d240ed33675f940c.jpg
Menu. The starter turned out to be smoked salmon with a...
Aug 30, 19, 1:51 pm
Replies: 1,006
Views: 207,384
Posted By 1kBill

Same. Exact. Menu. LAX-MEL 8/28/19. I had...

Same. Exact. Menu. LAX-MEL 8/28/19.

I had the burrata ravioli. It wasn't good. No pictures as it wasn't worth the space on my phone.

The highlights of the flight were lobster mac 'n cheese as...
Forum: Star Alliance
Aug 18, 19, 5:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,666
Posted By 1kBill

By no means, although they do have those pasteis...

By no means, although they do have those pasteis de nata or whatever they're called and they will be the death of me!
Aug 18, 19, 5:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By 1kBill

Yes, it was an 016 ticket that included UA,...

Yes, it was an 016 ticket that included UA, partner and non-partner flights. Not just PQDs but RDMs posted incorrectly as well. PQMs RDMs posted OK.



This is exactly what happened to me. The CA...
Aug 18, 19, 5:36 pm
Replies: 1,006
Views: 207,384
Posted By 1kBill

Just don't get beef, especially outbound from LHR.

Just don't get beef, especially outbound from LHR.
Aug 17, 19, 10:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By 1kBill

Incorrect mileage posting when itinerary includes non-partner flights.

If you have an itinerary that includes non-partner flights, you might want to check your mileage postings to make sure they are correct.

I recently had flights to/within Asia that included...
Aug 17, 19, 10:27 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,137
Posted By 1kBill

And this explains why upgrades are so hard to...

And this explains why upgrades are so hard to come by at SNA. I now do the same.
Aug 10, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,121
Posted By 1kBill

What class are you flying in? If C/J, I would go...

What class are you flying in? If C/J, I would go TPA-SIN-KUL. Lots of UA PQDs & PQMs and UA's 787 in C is tolerable. Unfortunately no UA Prem Y yet to SIN.

If Y, I would avoid flights on...
Aug 4, 19, 11:37 pm
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