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Celebrity Sightings on United Airlines [2016]

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Old Jan 17, 16, 1:55 am
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Celebrity Sightings on United Airlines [2016]

Figured I'd revive this thread for 2016.

On UA215 Friday night's redeye from SFO to ORD, I didn't see any famous people but I did sit behind a famous trophy. The America's Cup was travelling in 1A. It made a great pax because it didn't recline! The Marine escorting it said the trophy was stopping over for a couple days in Chicago before heading off to London, so maybe someone else will spot it en route.
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Old Jan 19, 16, 10:14 am
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Neat! One question - why was there a Marine escorting a trophy? Hadn't realized that you could hire the US military for private courier service...
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Old Jan 19, 16, 10:39 am
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Spotted Richard Quest on the C1 concourse at EWR on 1/14.
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Old Jan 29, 16, 6:36 pm
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Tony Gonzalez, TE for the Chiefs & Falcons. Across he aisle in F UA1921 DEN-LAX.
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Old Jan 29, 16, 6:49 pm
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Tony Gonzalez, TE for the Chiefs & Falcons. Across he aisle in F UA1921 DEN-LAX.
That's pretty awesome. He's got to look huge in-person.
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Old Feb 6, 16, 8:16 pm
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Jan 26, 2016 - Pro Bowlers (Eli Manning, Tyrod Taylor)

After all the chaos of my canceled flight BOS-EWR, I managed to board on EWR-HNL UA15 Tuesday. I did not notice anything special, but after landing, a tall gentleman went out of the plane and waited for the toddler seat. It was Eli Manning. After I saw the crew, they mentioned Tyrod Taylor was in this flight as well. A very, very quiet gentleman Eli is. I could have asked for a picture but it was too late(with security)

Was told Eli was in 1K, and Chris Berman should be somewhere at the back.(I was in 1A)

Also managed to see Chris Berman(ESPN) for the Pro Bowl.
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Old Feb 15, 16, 11:15 pm
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Monday, 15 Feb 16 - MEX-ORD UA474 -Rick Bayless in 4E, traveling companion in 4C, no choice of meal by the time they got him
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Old Feb 16, 16, 12:12 am
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rapper fabolous in 1F YYZ-ORD post-NBA all-star weekend.
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Old Feb 17, 16, 7:48 am
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David Axelrod 2/17 UA3384 1A ORD-DCA.
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Old Feb 21, 16, 1:43 am
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Chuck Pagano on UA804 NRT-IAD, Feb 21.
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Old Feb 24, 16, 11:27 am
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Ben Carson UA2026 LAS-IAH seat 4F. Mrs. Carson 4E. Staff and Secret Service scattered in F and Y. Me, 3E
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Old Feb 24, 16, 12:20 pm
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Ben Carson UA2026 LAS-IAH seat 4F.
UA2027?
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Old Feb 24, 16, 3:56 pm
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Ben Carson UA2026 LAS-IAH seat 4F.
Yeah, my bad. 6:39a flight this morning. They got to board even before "passengers with children under the age of two". I guess I'll have to toss my hat in the ring to board early. The Carson party (about 10-12 of them on a 739 with 57 passengers) were already on board when they opened the jetway door for us. We also had to remain seated while they disembarked and went down the stairs to their vehicles.

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Old Feb 24, 16, 4:53 pm
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
Yeah, my bad. 6:39a flight this morning. They got to board even before "passengers with children under the age of two". I guess I'll have to toss my hat in the ring to board early. The Carson party (about 10-12 of them on a 739 with 57 passengers) were already on board when they opened the jetway door for us. We also had to remain seated while they disembarked and went down the stairs to their vehicles.
I'm sure that went over well.
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Old Feb 24, 16, 6:53 pm
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I am pretty sure he still has SS protection
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