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Dec 30, 06, 4:43 am
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Posted By Northbrook60065

I think I'd call Mileage Plus today and see if...

I think I'd call Mileage Plus today and see if they'll post the miles to your account immediately, or in the alternative, make a note to your account that you were promised the miles. If they refuse...
Sep 19, 06, 7:53 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 25,165
Posted By Northbrook60065

How long does the rechargeable battery last?

Hey Zarf4!

I've got a pair of QC3's and I HATE not knowing how long the recharged battery will last...I'm constantly plugging it in at every connection and in my hotel rooms. If you know: will a...
Sep 11, 06, 10:57 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By Northbrook60065

I think the answer to your question can already...

I think the answer to your question can already be confirmed: YES! From sector reports that I've seen UA is not the cheapest seat a passenger can get in many markets - albeit generally less than $25...
Sep 11, 06, 10:27 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 20,374
Posted By Northbrook60065

Hey Stimpy :) I think that your comment...

Hey Stimpy :)

I think that your comment overlooks what the OP and many PLATS, numerous Front Desk clerks, and the Brussels office doesn't seem to know or sufficiently regard: that PLATS are...
Sep 11, 06, 5:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Northbrook60065

Hi Windflyer! You mentioned *A awards as...

Hi Windflyer!

You mentioned *A awards as distinguished from UA MP awards, but I'm not certain of the difference. By *A award do you mean using miles from a *A member such as Lufthansa's Miles &...
Sep 11, 06, 3:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Northbrook60065

I'm thinking that the OP had to mean Y as well. ...

I'm thinking that the OP had to mean Y as well. :confused:

I've never heard of any F tarriff from HNL that could be $2100 RT. :eek:

Unless the OP meant HNL-KOA or HNL-LIH. :D
Sep 11, 06, 11:12 am
Replies: 172
Views: 20,374
Posted By Northbrook60065

Sorry...I replied to your earlier post before...

Sorry...I replied to your earlier post before seeing the above: since when does any licensor of a trademark allow its licensees to play a bait and switch with T&C?

McDonald's, for example,...
Sep 11, 06, 10:54 am
Replies: 172
Views: 20,374
Posted By Northbrook60065

I absolutely agree with you Christianj!!! When...

I absolutely agree with you Christianj!!! When I'm working with my own clients and associates I'm always careful to make certain that I'm giving them my best service, advice and answers to their...
Sep 11, 06, 10:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Northbrook60065

Can you send the meal back?

I know that when you use Order From The Chef on SQ they still board regular meals in case you don't like the special meal (not that I've ever had to send back a lobster thurmador, but the Flight...
Sep 11, 06, 10:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Northbrook60065

The only reason I carry my Mileage Plus card is...

The only reason I carry my Mileage Plus card is for Easy Checkin, although I suppose a credit card would work equally well. If you're not flying in First then the Premier card may make it easier to...
Sep 11, 06, 9:24 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By Northbrook60065

MILEAGE PLUS has been the biggest detriment to revenue!

When United first introduced its frequent flyer program the most critical aspect for management was to make certain that members would use their awards for discretionary leisure travel or gift them...
Sep 10, 06, 6:55 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By Northbrook60065

Thanks For Making Me Laugh Out Loud!

:p Hey Ozstamps....I like your sense of humor! Everyone here in the business center at the RCC Terminal 1 is wondering what has me laughing so hard and wiping the Scotch off my nostrils! You...
Sep 10, 06, 6:45 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By Northbrook60065

I think the RCC is AWESOME!

I concur with what everyone has said about the domestic Red Carpet Clubs - especially when it comes to snacks. :td:

And if you're comparing domestic clubs to what you've experienced from other...
Sep 3, 06, 3:48 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,043
Posted By Northbrook60065

I agree with you guy - when I have the...

I agree with you guy - when I have the opportunity I too vote with my feet and take my business to the guy across the street! And I concur that there does exist a corporate culture within United...
Aug 29, 06, 3:49 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,720
Posted By Northbrook60065

I wouldn't stay there again!

I stayed there earlier this month and of course opted to pay the additional $70 per night for the so-called "Towers Plan"...which has nothing to do with room or floor: you merely get the breakfast...
Aug 29, 06, 1:42 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Northbrook60065

Here's the way I consistently cast my vote: ...

Here's the way I consistently cast my vote:

In-room workout equipment (free weights, yoga mats)!!! ^

I think the courtesy Internet would be far more universally appreciated and used by...
Forum: China
Aug 29, 06, 12:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,567
Posted By Northbrook60065

Hey Peter! Thanks VERY MUCH for the warning...

Hey Peter!

Thanks VERY MUCH for the warning about tap water...that's exactly the kind of advice that I need. ^ This will be my first time actually exploring a destination beyond the routine of...
Aug 28, 06, 4:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,043
Posted By Northbrook60065

You have an excellent memory - but the...

You have an excellent memory - but the hospitality suite and courtesy limos at the Plaza were available for Pan Am and United as well as TWA. And Kennedy Airport was indeed called Idlewild back...
Forum: China
Aug 27, 06, 1:57 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,567
Posted By Northbrook60065

Best Pick for Beijing?

Hey Folks!

I need to be in Beijing next month and wondering if any travel gurus have a distinctly favored hotel there. I haven't stayed at an SPG hotel in Beijing previously, but the St. Regis...
Aug 27, 06, 11:48 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,043
Posted By Northbrook60065

I Can't Believe You Remember The C.A.B.

Hey ANNANDALER!

You're absolutely correct...it was the CAB and not DOT. I was just a kid then but I remember my father telling me to keep my yap shut about private club rooms and about being...
Aug 27, 06, 9:29 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,043
Posted By Northbrook60065

FT cards were VERY hush-hush to avoid anti-trust penalties.

Back in the 1950's Pan Am World Airways issued my father one of their "FT" cards which got us escorted to their amazing Clipper Clubrooms. The card also got him escorts meeting us at connecting...
Aug 24, 06, 10:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By Northbrook60065

Hey UA 840...sorry but your comment was posted...

Hey UA 840...sorry but your comment was posted while I was typing mine...what is a "paying MM"? It would be helpful for me to know in case I ever want to redeem a free ticket or an upgrade on Swiss....
Aug 24, 06, 10:12 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By Northbrook60065

This may seem off-topic but your post presents an...

This may seem off-topic but your post presents an interesting interogatory: why pursue Swiss to the point of WL when other carriers provide transit to Africa, most especially LH?
Aug 22, 06, 10:39 am
Replies: 108
Views: 11,178
Posted By Northbrook60065

Happened to me, and I stood up!

I've been staying at the RH since the late '60's. My parents had a condo in Waikiki that they rented out when we weren't there, and often we had to stay at the RH for the first couple of nights of...
Aug 20, 06, 12:15 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,205
Posted By Northbrook60065

Best International First Class?

I'm a longtime FT lurker and fan, and I need some knowledgeable advice :confused: .

I have some trips to Europe and Asia in the months ahead, and since I've already qualified for 1K in 2007 I'm...
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