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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1120 on: January 07, 2015, 02:58:26 PM »
http://www.ausbt.com.au/the-airbus-a350-s-secret-loft-where-cabin-crew-relax-and-sleep

I never understood this --

Flight attendants aren't expected to be and stay awake on a long-haul?

My employer expects me to stay awake for my 12 hour workday; why's it different for FAs?
well after your 12 hour workday, you get a week off

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1121 on: January 07, 2015, 03:01:13 PM »
well after your 12 hour workday, you get a week off

I think you have me confused with FAs who often get a couple days off after each long-haul...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1122 on: January 07, 2015, 03:09:15 PM »
I think you have me confused with FAs who often get a couple days off after each long-haul...
or im confusing you with the guy who frequently posts his round the world trips ;)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1123 on: January 07, 2015, 03:10:04 PM »
http://www.ausbt.com.au/the-airbus-a350-s-secret-loft-where-cabin-crew-relax-and-sleep

I never understood this --

Flight attendants aren't expected to be and stay awake on a long-haul?

My employer expects me to stay awake for my 12 hour workday; why's it different for FAs?

Why not become an FA? You won't have to use points to travel.
I think people would believe you then if you said you had a job.  :P

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1124 on: January 07, 2015, 03:10:52 PM »
or im confusing you with the guy who frequently posts his round the world trips ;)


Sure, but I don't sleep when I'm working...

Why not become an FA? You won't have to use points to travel.

AND I'd get to sleep on the job!
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1125 on: January 07, 2015, 03:11:48 PM »
I think people would believe you then if you said you had a job.  :P
haha

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1126 on: January 07, 2015, 03:12:31 PM »
http://www.ausbt.com.au/the-airbus-a350-s-secret-loft-where-cabin-crew-relax-and-sleep

I never understood this --

Flight attendants aren't expected to be and stay awake on a long-haul?

My employer expects me to stay awake for my 12 hour workday; why's it different for FAs?

You obviously aren't part of a union :)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1127 on: January 07, 2015, 04:07:31 PM »
I think you have me confused with FAs who often get a couple days off after each long-haul...
+1
CX FA told me she gets 3-6 days off between shifts.

I can also smile for 16 hours after sleeping 6 days.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1128 on: January 07, 2015, 04:15:52 PM »
+1
CX FA told me she gets 3-6 days off between shifts.

I can also smile for 16 hours after sleeping 6 days.
i dont envy that life

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1129 on: January 11, 2015, 04:39:27 PM »
AJK you should fly with Lucky on the empty A350
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1130 on: January 11, 2015, 04:43:07 PM »
AJK you should fly with Lucky on the empty A350

If I had my passport, I'd be booking as we speak ;)

Though, to be honest, I give him terrible odds on actually getting on that flight.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1131 on: January 11, 2015, 05:26:17 PM »
If I had my passport, I'd be booking as we speak ;)

Though, to be honest, I give him terrible odds on actually getting on that flight.
lesson learned: always keep your passport with you, you never know where you might end up
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1132 on: January 11, 2015, 05:34:43 PM »
Indeed :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1133 on: January 14, 2015, 04:55:14 PM »
$40K on Surpass = two full years of HH Diamond.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1134 on: January 14, 2015, 05:34:14 PM »
$40K on Surpass = two full years of HH Diamond.


What a waste of $40k spending.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1135 on: January 14, 2015, 05:36:43 PM »
$40K on Surpass = two full years of HH Diamond.


I find it unbelievable that you only started this game 3 years ago (I'm assuming), and amassed the amount of knowledge that you know.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1136 on: January 14, 2015, 05:57:35 PM »
What a waste of $40k spending.

...to your apparently inexperienced and/or adolescent view :)

$40K x 6 =240K HH=.0019 per point. Which means ~$140/night at the Conrad MLE.

I'll buy HH at that price all day.

Diamond is just gravy.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1137 on: January 14, 2015, 05:58:16 PM »
I find it unbelievable that you only started this game 3 years ago (I'm assuming), and amassed the amount of knowledge that you know.

Well, I'll take the compliment. Thanks :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1138 on: January 20, 2015, 07:30:49 PM »
SFO777 is a rockstar.

Dude travels in F about 10x the amount Lucky does.

Slated for 2015:

LX F: ZRH-ORD (very difficult to book without status)
UA F: SFO-ICN-SFO, SFO-ICN-ICN
EK F: SFO-DXB-CPT-DXB-SFO
LH F: ORD-FRA-ORD
QF F: DFW-SYD (must be paid, nearly impossible to snag an award)
SQ R: AKL-SIN-FRA-JFK (lotto award)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1139 on: January 20, 2015, 10:19:11 PM »
SFO777 is a rockstar.

Dude travels in F about 10x the amount Lucky does.

Slated for 2015:

LX F: ZRH-ORD (very difficult to book without status) -1, it seems if you can get the right rep it can be done.
UA F: SFO-ICN-SFO, SFO-ICN-ICN
EK F: SFO-DXB-CPT-DXB-SFO
LH F: ORD-FRA-ORD
QF F: DFW-SYD (must be paid, nearly impossible to snag an award) -1, very easy with the BA trick.
SQ R: AKL-SIN-FRA-JFK (lotto award)