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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #300 on: October 01, 2020, 02:12:51 AM »
I donít believe it on DL stock.
Do you want screenshots? To be fair I haven't called AF yet, they should be able to cancel it, it's just annoying that the OTA insisted that it was not a refundable fare and wouldn't cancel it for free even though they could see the fare change and that it was originally booked in a different fare class.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #301 on: October 01, 2020, 02:16:56 AM »
Do you want screenshots? To be fair I haven't called AF yet, they should be able to cancel it, it's just annoying that the OTA insisted that it was not a refundable fare and wouldn't cancel it for free even though they could see the fare change and that it was originally booked in a different fare class.
I believe anything about an OTA. Call Delta
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #302 on: October 01, 2020, 02:19:57 AM »
I believe anything about an OTA. Call Delta
You're right, it's definitely possible that both AF and DL can now touch the ticket but the entire thing is still very annoying, AF website says to call OTA, OTA says they can't touch it, have to ask AF for control back, I'm confident I'll get it done, it's just annoying.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #303 on: October 01, 2020, 02:27:09 AM »
One or two brief phone calls to Delta will resolve it easily
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #304 on: October 01, 2020, 02:43:36 AM »
One or two brief phone calls to Delta will resolve it easily
Hopefully, I just haven't gotten around to it yet.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #305 on: October 29, 2020, 02:17:55 PM »
1. 45K CSR, travel time 8:41
LAX-EWR 787-10 J lie-flat (red-eye with 4:39 blocked flight time)
2:16 in EWR
EWR-CLE E175 F (1:46 blocked flight time)

Or

2. 14.5K UA, travel time 8:17
LAX-ORD 757-300 Y+ (red-eye with 3:50 blocked flight time, 90% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
3:09 in ORD (probably would Uber to a breakfast joint)
ORD-CLE CRJ-550 Y+ (1:18 blocked flight time, New plane type for me, 99% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
« Last Edit: October 29, 2020, 02:39:11 PM by Dan »
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #306 on: October 29, 2020, 02:33:15 PM »
For a red-eye lie-flat would be more important than a new type IMO.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #307 on: October 29, 2020, 02:39:00 PM »
For a red-eye lie-flat would be more important than a new type IMO.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #308 on: October 29, 2020, 02:42:55 PM »
1. 45K CSR, travel time 8:41
LAX-EWR 787-10 J lie-flat (red-eye with 4:39 blocked flight time)
2:16 in EWR
EWR-CLE E175 F (1:46 blocked flight time)

Or

2. 14.5K UA, travel time 8:17
LAX-ORD 757-300 Y+ (red-eye with 3:50 blocked flight time, 90% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
3:09 in ORD (probably would Uber to a breakfast joint)
ORD-CLE CRJ-550 Y+ (1:18 blocked flight time, New plane type for me, 99% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
Option 1 is far more comfortable. May be able to SDC onto it for less.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #309 on: October 29, 2020, 02:57:23 PM »
Option 1 is far more comfortable. May be able to SDC onto it for less.
Sure, but is a potential ~3 hours of sleep worth the premium?
Plus I do like the breakfast at Bond in Chicago and I get to try the 550.

Decisions decisions.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #310 on: October 29, 2020, 03:53:17 PM »
Option 1, and it's not even close.

That said, I avoid redeyes like the plague, so I'd choose neither.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #311 on: November 05, 2020, 07:12:23 PM »
which is better DL B737-900ER or DL A319?

p.s. its in main cabin (possible upgrade)

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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #312 on: November 05, 2020, 07:25:26 PM »
1. 45K CSR, travel time 8:41
LAX-EWR 787-10 J lie-flat (red-eye with 4:39 blocked flight time)
2:16 in EWR
EWR-CLE E175 F (1:46 blocked flight time)

Or

2. 14.5K UA, travel time 8:17
LAX-ORD 757-300 Y+ (red-eye with 3:50 blocked flight time, 90% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
3:09 in ORD (probably would Uber to a breakfast joint)
ORD-CLE CRJ-550 Y+ (1:18 blocked flight time, New plane type for me, 99% odds of comp upgrade to domestic F)
Couldn't justify the extra miles and extra time in a plane and airport with a mask on, went with option 2.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #313 on: November 09, 2020, 02:05:15 PM »
Couldn't justify the extra miles and extra time in a plane and airport with a mask on, went with option 2.
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Re: Which Flight Should I Take?
« Reply #314 on: November 10, 2020, 05:59:24 PM »
Debating which flight to take.

Option 1:

MLE - AUH on EY in J 11:45PM - 3:05AM on a A320
AUH - JFK on EY in F 8:10AM - 1:50PM on a 787-9

Pros: Fly in F for the long haul
Cons: It's not the A380 & the flight times are horrible

or

Option 2:

MLE - DXB on EK in J 6:20PM - 9:35PM on a 777
DXB - JFK on EK in J 8:30AM - 1:55PM on a 777

Pros: Normal flight times
Cons: J on the 777 isn't great

If I take option 1, I'll have several hours layover in MLE in addition to the 5 hour layover in AUH in middle of the night. On the other hand, flying on EK J isn't too great based on the pictures I've seen.
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