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Sep 29, 20, 6:57 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,717
Posted By higher_flyer

Feeling much the same this year. 1K is easily...

Feeling much the same this year. 1K is easily within reach but I've decided against making any extra effort. PZ=0 is the same now as always on my routes, so I continue to just buy P or Z. 1K doesn't...
Sep 29, 20, 6:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By higher_flyer

Same here, when I was searching last week or over...

Same here, when I was searching last week or over this past weekend. Today it's back to the old, preferred display.
Sep 20, 20, 3:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By higher_flyer

This. I'm in reach of 1K this year, already have...

This. I'm in reach of 1K this year, already have the PQP, just need 7 more segments. While I may reach that naturally without a MR, so far it's not in the cards for planned travel the rest of the...
Sep 18, 20, 5:28 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,304
Posted By higher_flyer

I redeem J for the comfort / hard product, even...

I redeem J for the comfort / hard product, even more so on long haul and/or overnight. The "experience" is rarely exceptional, my physical comfort is far more important anyway.

Part of my physical...
Sep 18, 20, 12:10 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 9,635
Posted By higher_flyer

During this year in particular, EF has been...

During this year in particular, EF has been invaluable to me for Schedule Alerts, Equipment Alerts, and Seat Alerts. I have found a lot of shuffling in all these areas, given the unpredictability of...
Sep 6, 20, 6:40 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 124,989
Posted By higher_flyer

Oh I totally agree. I never had this problem...

Oh I totally agree. I never had this problem until the COVID chaos melted down the reservation systems in late spring. This appeared around that time, and in all the ensuing months it has not been...
Sep 6, 20, 4:13 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 124,989
Posted By higher_flyer

Wow, really? I see the same thing in the App and...

Wow, really? I see the same thing in the App and on the Web. Here's the flight I mentioned above with all classes available for sale:
...
Sep 6, 20, 3:46 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 124,989
Posted By higher_flyer

Is Expert Mode permanently broken? For at least a...

Is Expert Mode permanently broken? For at least a few months now, every flight I search shows 0 in all or practically all buckets, even when a wide variety of fares are available and offered for sale...
Aug 27, 20, 5:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By higher_flyer

Flew 5L IAD-SFO yesterday. Private and secluded;...

Flew 5L IAD-SFO yesterday. Private and secluded; the galley behind it was completely unused since there is no longer any actual service in domestic First. Everyone's snack box and drink in a plastic...
Aug 24, 20, 7:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By higher_flyer

I get everyone's replies in normal times, but it...

I get everyone's replies in normal times, but it just struck me as very odd when traffic is a fraction of what it used to be. Why not consolidate, for efficiencies in staffing etc? Or put it another...
Aug 23, 20, 1:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By higher_flyer

Yes, it was a 788 and I see your point. But...

Yes, it was a 788 and I see your point. But still, in all the halcyon years when widebodies were quite frequent on SFO domestic mid- and trans-con routes, I flew them often and never once...
Aug 23, 20, 11:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By higher_flyer

SFO Ops: why use Intl gates for Dom flights when traffic is so low?

My flight SFO to IAD yesterday AM departed from Intl G gate; equipment was the arriving flight from IAD the night before. Why would SFO utilize the international gates for domestic flights these...
Jul 17, 20, 4:17 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,568
Posted By higher_flyer

You're literally holding a can with cranberries...

You're literally holding a can with cranberries and an apple slice on the label. Are you sure they didn't just change the name? What are the "3 juices" in the ingredients?
Forum: Star Alliance
Jun 11, 20, 5:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By higher_flyer

J award CDG-xxx-SFO which *A carrier would you choose using UA miles?

CDG-ZRH-SFO 77K LX all J
CDG-WAW-SFO 77K LO all J
CDG-FRA-SFO 155K LH/UA mixed award Y then J

Don't want to unnecessarily use twice the miles if LO or LX are acceptable, but I have no...
Jun 8, 20, 8:24 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 33,394
Posted By higher_flyer

Data point in J on Sat 6/6 8:40 AM flight...

Data point in J on Sat 6/6 8:40 AM flight SFO-EWR. My first flight since 3/1...

Equipment changed from 781 to 789 v.1 (non-Polaris) at 48 hours prior. Forward J cabin completely full, I didn't see...
Mar 10, 20, 11:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By higher_flyer

Nope, middle of the day. Decided to give...

Nope, middle of the day.

Decided to give calling in a shot, was on hold for 45 min. Offshore call center agent said he needed to put me on hold to fix it, was gone a while, then came back and said...
Mar 10, 20, 8:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By higher_flyer

Ticket receipt wrong/different date?

Reservation I booked today has an issue I've never encountered. Viewing the trip online has the correct dates and flights. The post-ticketing email "receipt" shows the same. But if I click on the...
Mar 3, 20, 7:09 pm
Replies: 3,205
Views: 742,567
Posted By higher_flyer

Been waiting on this. Happy to book away now.

Been waiting on this. Happy to book away now.
Mar 2, 20, 5:49 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 14,095
Posted By higher_flyer

1 premium trip @ $650 for 26,000. Will have...

1 premium trip @ $650 for 26,000.

Will have to buy bigger than planned for my next short haul, since that's the only trip I haven't already purchased through the expiration.
Forum: San Francisco
Jan 23, 20, 10:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By higher_flyer

1. valet parking service 2. free parking day...

1. valet parking service
2. free parking day for every five consecutive paid days; "parking club" points for even more free days
3. guaranteed spot during peak holiday travel (by reservation)
Dec 30, 19, 11:33 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 14,328
Posted By higher_flyer

I would have wholeheartedly agreed with the...

I would have wholeheartedly agreed with the appreciation for E+ a few years ago. I had flown many years of pleasant transcons in E+ and found its "free" cost to be one of the best elite benefits. The...
Dec 16, 19, 4:11 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 15,676
Posted By higher_flyer

Yes for sure in your situation. But say you had...

Yes for sure in your situation. But say you had only three cards, each with a $15K limit. Cancelling one card can have a huge impact depending on the balances you carry on the other two (or will...
Dec 16, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 15,676
Posted By higher_flyer

This. Also, most of you probably know that...

This.

Also, most of you probably know that cancelling a credit card dings your credit score, if that's important to you. Because you decrease your total credit capacity, your % usage of your...
Nov 21, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 1,115
Views: 360,473
Posted By higher_flyer

Flew EWR-SFO ps on the 787-10 Tuesday evening 6...

Flew EWR-SFO ps on the 787-10 Tuesday evening 6 PM.

Purchased an R fare. Died at #3 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) on the wait list instead of the usual...
Oct 17, 19, 6:56 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 29,765
Posted By higher_flyer

Such as the United app terminal map, which wasn't...

Such as the United app terminal map, which wasn't updated until later? :rolleyes:
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