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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4420 on: June 01, 2023, 04:09:32 PM »
If someone with a 1K status with United books a flight with me enabling me to get economy plus as a companion and then cancels, can that potentially get his account or status shut down?
Sure.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4421 on: June 01, 2023, 04:16:34 PM »
Sure.
How likely is that to actually happen?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #4422 on: June 01, 2023, 05:32:08 PM »
If someone with a 1K status books a flight with me enabling me to get economy plus as a companion and then cancels, can that potentially get his account or status shut down?

If he does it once, then no I doubt it has an impact. If he makes a habit of it, and starts to create a pattern, then I would start to be more worried if I were him.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4423 on: June 02, 2023, 02:53:08 AM »
I know someone with silver that has called for others and they have been a lot more accommodating.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4424 on: June 02, 2023, 09:37:57 AM »
I may just be out of the loop, but is this new?

I was looking for a random flight, and found it on Google Flights for $264 in First. Went to book, and Amex and Chase have the same flight at $528 and $544 respectively. AA themselves, as well as Cap1, price out at $264. What gives? I made sure that the space was legit and went all the way to the booking page but it didn't error out or hike the price, as google will do sometime when they are displaying outdated info.

it's only effecting 2 AA flights on that route, but no others that I noticed.

I'm looking at ORD-BNA on 7/16

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4425 on: June 02, 2023, 09:46:28 AM »
I may just be out of the loop, but is this new?

I was looking for a random flight, and found it on Google Flights for $264 in First. Went to book, and Amex and Chase have the same flight at $528 and $544 respectively. AA themselves, as well as Cap1, price out at $264. What gives? I made sure that the space was legit and went all the way to the booking page but it didn't error out or hike the price, as google will do sometime when they are displaying outdated info.

it's only effecting 2 AA flights on that route, but no others that I noticed.

I'm looking at ORD-BNA on 7/16
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4426 on: June 02, 2023, 10:23:17 AM »
I may just be out of the loop, but is this new?

I was looking for a random flight, and found it on Google Flights for $264 in First. Went to book, and Amex and Chase have the same flight at $528 and $544 respectively. AA themselves, as well as Cap1, price out at $264. What gives? I made sure that the space was legit and went all the way to the booking page but it didn't error out or hike the price, as google will do sometime when they are displaying outdated info.

it's only effecting 2 AA flights on that route, but no others that I noticed.

I'm looking at ORD-BNA on 7/16

BTW google flights outdated prices sometimes go through to a page on the airlines website for the discounted rate even though  the flight can not be searched on the website at the old price
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4427 on: June 02, 2023, 10:41:08 AM »
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4428 on: June 04, 2023, 07:35:34 AM »
Anyone ever been to SDF? I have a 30min layover on AA

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4429 on: June 04, 2023, 08:11:47 AM »
Anyone ever been to SDF? I have a 30min layover on AA
If I remember correctly both concourses are connected airside so you should not need to worry about that
The main question is the on time performance especially with AA

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4430 on: June 04, 2023, 05:51:15 PM »
I mean if the flight's late AA's got to give me a hotel right? that's the last one of the night

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4431 on: June 04, 2023, 07:54:57 PM »
I mean if the flight's late AA's got to give me a hotel right? that's the last one of the night
Only if they are at fault for the delay remember they always try to claim weather etc
see attached text from AA contact of carriage

Delays caused by us
If the disruption is our fault or you're diverted to another city, and we don't board before 11:59 p.m. local time on your scheduled arrival day, we'll arrange an overnight stay or cover the cost of an approved hotel, if available. We donít guarantee reimbursement for hotel expenses if you book directly without written authorization from American Airlines.

Delays beyond our control (like weather)
If the delay is beyond our control, or you book your own arrangements without written authorization from American Airlines, you're responsible to pay for your hotel, meals and other expenses. An American Airlines agent may be able to help you find a hotel.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4432 on: June 04, 2023, 08:00:37 PM »
This happens to be a place where UA is easier to fight ;)
The app says a specific reason like crew staffing the gate agent says weather
You show them the app and they say ok here is your voucher just don't show others
AA you need to get them to admit

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4433 on: June 05, 2023, 05:15:45 PM »
can i easily cancel a reward booked flight on when booked via united direct or lifemiles? if so what are the rules?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4434 on: June 06, 2023, 02:02:52 AM »
So to save $ I booked delta jfk-tlv this summer with basic economy. I figured I'd sign up for a delta Amex gold to cover the luggage. What I didn't realize was that the return is virgin Atlantic (there was a little asterisk next to the word delta, indicating that the flight was being operated by Virgin Atlantic, but I didn't realize that was important.) so my luggage won't be free on the return. Any ideas or suggestions? It's a party of 8, so it adds up to a lot....

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4435 on: June 06, 2023, 02:17:50 AM »
So to save $ I booked delta jfk-tlv this summer with basic economy. I figured I'd sign up for a delta Amex gold to cover the luggage. What I didn't realize was that the return is virgin Atlantic (there was a little asterisk next to the word delta, indicating that  the flight was being operated by Virgin Atlantic, but I didn't realize that was important.) so my luggage won't be free on the return. Any ideas or suggestions? It's a party of 8, so it adds up to a lot....

Earn skysteam status   ;D ;D
If I recall correctly if you log into your booking they usually have offers to upsell to economy delight (their extra legroom) even if you are on basic if this option is may be cheaper
Additionally if they offer an upsell to their premium that includes 2 bags per person
Just make sure you upgrade the amount needed for the bags not the whole reservation (good luck who gets which seat ::)

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4436 on: June 07, 2023, 05:17:37 AM »
United is selling tickets tlv-ord-lax with hour and half layover in ORD
being that DW is foreign citizen now way can make that
is there any risk WHATSOEVER in missing flight not due to airline?
Also is there anyway i can switch ticket to longer layover
Thanks

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4437 on: June 07, 2023, 08:35:31 AM »
United is selling tickets tlv-ord-lax with hour and half layover in ORD
being that DW is foreign citizen now way can make that
is there any risk WHATSOEVER in missing flight not due to airline?


IMHO customs for foreign citizens takes longer then that. + you need to get your bag and recheck it.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4438 on: June 07, 2023, 08:37:40 AM »
United is selling tickets tlv-ord-lax with hour and half layover in ORD

Also is there anyway i can switch ticket to longer layover
Thanks

You can always book and try and revise just that leg, and if it does not give you any options you can cancel within 24hr.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4439 on: June 07, 2023, 09:48:17 AM »
Earn skysteam status   ;D ;D
If I recall correctly if you log into your booking they usually have offers to upsell to economy delight (their extra legroom) even if you are on basic if this option is may be cheaper
Additionally if they offer an upsell to their premium that includes 2 bags per person
Just make sure you upgrade the amount needed for the bags not the whole reservation (good luck who gets which seat ::)

Did you book direct with Delta? I think (not sure) that if its a Delta marketed flight (there is a delta flight number attached to the flight even though its operated by VA) then you should be entitled to a bag. Not sure, but I think thatís never been an issue for me, before having status.