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User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 815 times:

UA e-mailed me saying that cockpit bars would be on all of their planes within 10 days. What are cockpit bars? Here is the e-mail.

As you get back to business this fall, we'd like to
give you some important travel updates that will help
smooth your journeys on United. Here's the latest on:

- Enhanced cockpit security
- New United carry-on baggage policy
- E-Ticket(SM) reservations
- How to get flight updates via PDA or cell phone
- Special offer: double miles worldwide!
- Award Travel Sale: make your miles go further

ENHANCED COCKPIT SECURITY

United will have security bars in place on its entire
operating fleet within 10 days.

UNITED'S NEW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE POLICY

As an added security measure, you are now limited to one
reasonably sized (45 linear inches) carry-on item, in
addition to a purse or briefcase, on all United flights.
This restriction applies regardless of your class of
service for domestic and international travel.

For a complete description of the most recent security
policies, go to

http://www.united.com/site/primary/0,10017,1821,00.html

E-TICKET RESERVATIONS

As always, you can use an E-Ticket when you travel with
United. However, you must have proper documentation to
show you have purchased your travel. Valid proof of
purchase includes:

- A printout of your E-Ticket receipt
- A printout of an e-mail confirming your purchase
- A copy of your United or travel agency itinerary

If you book your flight at united.com, you can print out
the confirmation page that appears after you've made your
purchase. Or, refer to the "My itineraries" section at
united.com, where you'll find a complete history of all
your online purchases.

Should you forget to bring documentation to the airport,
you can go to a United EasyCheck-in(SM) unit in the
airport lobby (where available) and print out your
receipt there. Or, just check in at a United ticket
counter in the airport lobby.

If you have a United E-Ticket but want to change your
travel plans and fly on a different airline, you will
need to obtain a paper ticket from United and present it
to the other carrier (Air Canada and Continental are
exceptions).

GET WIRELESS FLIGHT UPDATES

Now you can sign up for flight paging and get flight
reminders, gate information, notification of flight
changes and more sent to your alphanumeric pager, web-
enabled PDA, PC, laptop or cellular phone. To use this
free service, just register one time at

http://www.united.com/site/primary/0,10017,1973,00.html

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Don't miss this one: Register now to earn double miles
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For more information, follow this link to united.com:

http://www.ual.com/site/primary/0,10017,3731,00.html

TELL A FRIEND ABOUT UNITED E-MAIL UPDATES

Help your fellow Mileage Plus(R) members stay informed.
Just forward this e-mail and have them sign up for United
Offers and Announcements and Mileage Plus Communications
at

http://www.united.com/updateprofile

Thanks for your time, and for your loyalty to United. We
are committed to providing you with safe, smooth travel
wherever you fly with us, and look forward to serving you
on board again soon.



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User currently offlineIAHERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 677 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 783 times:

Oh,
Wrong kind of bars. Oh well, a man can dream!



Actually flown: EMB-120 EMB-145 B717 B737 B757 B767
User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 772 times:

They are putting a counter in the cockpit so the pilots can have a beer if they feel stressed due to recent changes in security practices. You see pilots used to be able to sneak kegs in (under their shirts) however with the metal detector being turn onto the 'high' function they are unable to do this anymore.
Iain


User currently offlineLowfareair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 769 times:

Don't listen to these two idiots. The cockpit bar is being installed on cockpit doors. It is a horizontal bar that is made of steel and is painted red.

User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 768 times:

Is it just beer..or will cocktails be available too?
Most importantly: Do these bars have Happy Hour?


User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 758 times:

No cocktails just beer, happy hour is on the rocks due to the FAA not allowing all flight attendants to enter the cockpit.
Iain


User currently offlineBacardi182 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1088 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 745 times:

like a metal bar is going to stop a terrorist from breaking down a fiber glass honeycombed door!

HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA


User currently offlineMilldoh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 740 times:

but 50 pax drunk off their ass will!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineIAHERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 677 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 730 times:

AMEN!!!!!!
Keep the pax liquered up so they all have the brass ba##@ needed to fight terriorism in the 21st Century!



Actually flown: EMB-120 EMB-145 B717 B737 B757 B767
User currently offlineH. Simpson From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 949 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 701 times:

what about cockpit ice-cream bars? Big grin

User currently offlineSpitfire From France, joined Feb 2001, 801 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 700 times:

Yeah, I prefer this one  Big thumbs up


Sabena ... Never to be forgotten (12 years already , what a shame !! )
User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 687 times:

Actually, CO 777s have built in cappucino machines.

User currently offlinePHLFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 851 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 691 times:

Will they call them cockpit pubs in the UK?

User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 658 times:

^^ It depends if you want it to close at 11:00, if you want it to run later I suggest calling it a bar!
Iain


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