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by Alitalia777
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disappointed With Inaugural SAS CPH-BOS 3/29
Replies: 37
Views: 10968

RE: Disappointed With Inaugural SAS CPH-BOS 3/29

Any chance you can describe the experience? Were you in business or economy? Pictures?

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by Alitalia777
Thu Mar 17, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 9
Replies: 202
Views: 21541

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 9

Do we have any idea what the SAS Privatair interior will be? Same seats as the retrofitted SAS A330's in business and economy class?

-Alitalia777

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 8
Replies: 257
Views: 21601

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 8

Any thoughts as to what Massport is going to do with the signs above the roadways that list the airlines for Terminal E? They appear to be maxed-out right now as it is.

Alitalia777

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by Alitalia777
Tue May 26, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 8hr Layover In München; What To Do?
Replies: 21
Views: 3988

RE: 8hr Layover In München; What To Do?

Augustiner is the epitome of Munich beer. It is arguably the best, and is considered to be the local favorite. There is a Augustiner beer hall across the street from the Hofbraeuhaus. If you've never been, the Hofbraeuhaus is a good experience, as others have indicated.

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by Alitalia777
Tue May 26, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK, QR, Or UA In J?
Replies: 9
Views: 1764

RE: EK, QR, Or UA In J?

It's worth mentioning that with UA, I will have to overnight in Dubai. Unfortunately the United flight arrives late enough that it won't be possible for me to make my connection until the following day. Does that change anyone's opinions?

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by Alitalia777
Fri May 22, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK, QR, Or UA In J?
Replies: 9
Views: 1764

EK, QR, Or UA In J?

Hey everyone, I have upcoming travel plans from the US to the Gulf that allow me to select between <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>, <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>, or <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> in J. All routes involve two connectio...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Oct 31, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 787-9 At BOS
Replies: 2
Views: 6862

Virgin Atlantic 787-9 At BOS

Hello all, I noticed that Virgin Atlantic commenced 787-9 service to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> on 28 Oct, but I don't see it scheduled far out into the future. Looking at dates in November, flights tend to be...

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by Alitalia777
Mon May 19, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

RE: Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional

Thanks for the continued recommendations. I will have a car, and I'd like to keep my commute under 40 minutes each way. How would I go about finding an apartment in a place like Somerville or Charlestown? I live in an apartment complex now, and have been looking at others in the area, but it doesn't...

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by Alitalia777
Sun May 18, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

RE: Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional

Thanks for the suggestions so far, everyone. I'll be working in Chelmsford.

Alitalia777

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by Alitalia777
Sun May 18, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

Best Area Near Boston For Young Professional

Hey everyone, I will be moving to the Boston area soon and am looking for recommendations of where to live. I'm 28 year old, single, young professional. I'll be working outside of the city, so I don't want to live downtown. I'm past the need to "go out" like while I was in undergrad, so I was hoping...

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by Alitalia777
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK Business Class
Replies: 5
Views: 5453

TK Business Class

Hey everyone, With <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> expanding significantly, does anyone know if they plan on retrofitting their A340s with the business class product currently available on their A333s and 77Ws? I may be flying them from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routings To BKK
Replies: 13
Views: 3935

RE: Routings To BKK

Thanks for the recommendations, everyone. I ended up going with Midwest-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo)...

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by Alitalia777
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routings To BKK
Replies: 13
Views: 3935

RE: Routings To BKK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/baldwin471" class="quote" target="_blank">baldwin471</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> What about Midwest-<acronym title="Ne...

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by Alitalia777
Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routings To BKK
Replies: 13
Views: 3935

Routings To BKK

Hey everyone, I'm about to pull the trigger, so to speak, and book tickets for a Dec/Jan vacation to Thailand! I'm booking a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> MileagePlus award ticket and wanted to get opinions as to what routing would be best. I really have three options: 1) Midwe...

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by Alitalia777
Sun May 05, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Purchasing/Transporting Omani Khanjar (Dagger)
Replies: 1
Views: 3471

Purchasing/Transporting Omani Khanjar (Dagger)

Hey Everyone, I am traveling from the United States to Oman for a brief vacation before heading to Saudi Arabia (via <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>) for business. I know that Oman is well known for the Khanjar (traditional dagger), and I would...

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by Alitalia777
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United's Middle East Flights
Replies: 3
Views: 4007

RE: United's Middle East Flights

Thanks Rahul. If I'm originating in <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>, will I be getting off the plane in KWI? And thanks for the tip regarding E+... already got my seat in that section  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviati...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United's Middle East Flights
Replies: 3
Views: 4007

United's Middle East Flights

Hey everyone, I'm traveling back to the US from Saudi Arabia in mid January and have two options for my return. Do you recommend connecting in Dubai and flying nonstop to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> or from Bahrain to <acronym title="...

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by Alitalia777
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH Or UA For Longhaul Business Class?
Replies: 3
Views: 8864

LH Or UA For Longhaul Business Class?

Hey Everyone, I'm looking to book a trip to Italy this winter using miles and have narrowed the trans-Atlantic leg down to two options: <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> business class on either a A333 or B744 (so, the "old" business class) or United on the B777 (new configuration). ...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EY 773 Or QR 773 In Y
Replies: 2
Views: 4881

EY 773 Or QR 773 In Y

Hey everyone, Based on the topic alone, I can imagine that most everyone is going to recommend <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> hands-down given the 10 vs 9 abreast, but there is a possible bonus for booking <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym>. I'm travelin...

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by Alitalia777
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Waitlisted On KL But There Are Empty Seats
Replies: 7
Views: 4478

Waitlisted On KL But There Are Empty Seats

Hey everyone, So I recently made a post regarding KLM <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 vs 747-400 combi. I chose the 747 routing since it allows me to finalize my Global Entry process. However I am waitlisted from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</ac...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?
Replies: 13
Views: 7116

RE: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?

Well one other question: is 2.5 hours adequate time to connect to a KLM Middle East-bound flight in AMS? Thanks!

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?
Replies: 13
Views: 7116

RE: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?

Flights haven't been booked yet, but I think the decision has been made: 747 out of <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. I need to do my Global Entry interview, and <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (I...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?
Replies: 13
Views: 7116

RE: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?

Thanks for the responses so far! I've had an opportunity to fly an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 previously with Delta back in the early 2000's and I remember enjoying the aircraft. From a comfort standpoint, how does the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 compare? I'v...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?
Replies: 13
Views: 7116

KLM MD-11, 747 Combi, Or DL A333?

Hey everyone, I'm preparing for an upcoming trip to the Middle East in Y and am looking to connect thru <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> with KLM. My flight options for the <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> leg ...

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by Alitalia777
Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Ryanair Holiday - Faro, Trapani, Or Alghero
Replies: 9
Views: 3589

RE: A Ryanair Holiday - Faro, Trapani, Or Alghero

I would prefer to fly from MUC, however Memmingen (where Ryanair flies from) would also be ok.

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by Alitalia777
Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Ryanair Holiday - Faro, Trapani, Or Alghero
Replies: 9
Views: 3589

A Ryanair Holiday - Faro, Trapani, Or Alghero

Hey everyone, Yes, these are all destinations served by Ryanair. I'm looking to visit one of these 3 destinations in early/mid October and am hoping that some of you can share your experiences. I don't know anything about Faro, Portugal, Alghero, Sardinia or Trapani in Sicily, but I'm looking for a ...

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by Alitalia777
Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Identify An 80's Song!
Replies: 8
Views: 8689

RE: Help Me Identify An 80's Song!

Thanks for the help. Unfortunately it's neither of those songs. I thought remembering a few lyrics would for sure help me find it online, but this turned out to be more difficult than I thought! The song wasn't slow, or romantic at all, but rather fit into that category of Bon Jovi, Journey and Def ...

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by Alitalia777
Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Identify An 80's Song!
Replies: 8
Views: 8689

Help Me Identify An 80's Song!

Hey everyone, This is completely vague, but I heard an 80's rock song on the radio the other day and I need help identifying it. It had a lot of keyboard (especially in the beginning) and it seems like part of the lyrics were 'Get up. Get on your feet." Anyone have any idea what song this might be. ...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florists In Phoenix
Replies: 1
Views: 1684

Florists In Phoenix

Hey everyone, I know there are a number of you living in the Phoenix area and I was hoping that you might be able to recommend a good florist. My girlfriend just moved to the area (Tempe) and I wanted to send her flowers for our anniversary. Looking around online, it's easy to find big chains where ...

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by Alitalia777
Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Time Renting. Tips?
Replies: 16
Views: 3420

First Time Renting. Tips?

Hey everyone, I'm going to be moving to Dayton, <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> soon and this will also be my first time renting an apartment. Since this is my first time, are there any tips that you can provide me? What types of questions should I be asking? What should I look for? Is it...

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by Alitalia777
Thu May 14, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH
Replies: 28
Views: 2714

RE: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH

Hmm... I've been living in Boston for the past few years, so I'm used to outrageous rent, however I don't know if I can afford to pay $1200 a month. This decision might just be made quite easily for me...

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by Alitalia777
Thu May 14, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH
Replies: 28
Views: 2714

RE: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH

In regards to <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> apartments, can anyone recommend decent neighborhoods that are near the base where I could find a 1 bedroom for around $1000/month? Trying to search for apartments in this area that I am completely unfamiliar with is daunting and perhaps that's w...

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by Alitalia777
Thu May 14, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH
Replies: 28
Views: 2714

RE: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH

Without a doubt, I believe that <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> has more to offer, however I just wonder if it is worth the extra cost of living. The salary does not completely cover the difference, so from that standpoint, Dayton is more appealing (the fact that I would actually have some m...

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by Alitalia777
Thu May 14, 2009 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH
Replies: 28
Views: 2714

Living In LA/Living In Dayton, OH

Hey everyone, I know the topic seems a bit abnormal, but this is exactly the decision that I have to make. I have 2 job offers, one at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym>, the other at Los Angeles AFB. Since I've never even visited either state (I'm from upstat...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Civilian Employment In The Military
Replies: 1
Views: 2294

Civilian Employment In The Military

Hey everyone, With the economy in a "unique" state, job opportunities with the US government are becoming more attractive. I have recently been looking at careers as a civilian with the military. I'm just curious if any of you are civilians who have worked or are working for the military. If so, I'm...

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by Alitalia777
Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honda Civic Or Mazda 3
Replies: 31
Views: 19109

RE: Honda Civic Or Mazda 3

I would love to purchase a <acronym title="Aeromar (Mexico)">VW</acronym> or another Saab, but reliability is a key issue. My Saab 900 was great (1996) but when something needed to be repaired, it was generally quite expensive. Although I'm not 100% certain, my guess is that repairs on a <acronym ti...

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by Alitalia777
Sat Mar 21, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honda Civic Or Mazda 3
Replies: 31
Views: 19109

Honda Civic Or Mazda 3

Hey everyone, So I going to soon find myself looking to buy a new car. In the past I've owned Saabs, however now that I am about to graduate from college and will have crazy loans to start paying off, I want something a bit (!!) less expensive to maintain  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/sm...

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by Alitalia777
Mon Dec 15, 2008 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bringing Alcohol Into The US
Replies: 39
Views: 21659

RE: Bringing Alcohol Into The US

I also forgot that I'm bringing back cheese (about 400g). Since I'm moving back to Germany after being away for 1.5 years, I have quite a bit of luggage, so I think that would raise suspicion with the customs officials and I could easily be "randomly" selected. I'm guessing it might just be best to ...

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by Alitalia777
Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bringing Alcohol Into The US
Replies: 39
Views: 21659

RE: Bringing Alcohol Into The US

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by Alitalia777
Sat Dec 13, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bringing Alcohol Into The US
Replies: 39
Views: 21659

RE: Bringing Alcohol Into The US

So I guess since I'm only bringing in alcohol that has a maximum value of about $7, I should just declare it? Then they might not even bother charging me duty. On an unrelated note: I love how inexpensive and delicious German beer is. I am really going to miss it - American beer doesn't even come cl...

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by Alitalia777
Sat Dec 13, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bringing Alcohol Into The US
Replies: 39
Views: 21659

Bringing Alcohol Into The US

Hey everyone, I'm returning to the US from Germany, and I plan on bringing back beer as a gift for my family. I currently have 4 bottles, so 2 L (and at most I would bring an additional can (0,<acronym title="Aerosur (Bolivia)">5L</acronym>) and the smallest bottle of Jaeger (200ml, I believe)). I'm...

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by Alitalia777
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Air France Schedule?
Replies: 1
Views: 4733

New Air France Schedule?

Hi Everyone, I'm flying Air France 2509 (<acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>) next week, and I was told that I wasn't able to select a seat since there was going to be a...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When To Buy A New Mac
Replies: 12
Views: 3607

RE: When To Buy A New Mac

Hey Everyone, So the Black Friday sales have been announced...$101 off a new Macbook. I'm wondering if now really is the time to buy. I already qualify for the $50 Student Discount, so I wonder if this additional $50 is really that great of a deal. Is there the possibility that similar or better dea...

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by Alitalia777
Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When To Buy A New Mac
Replies: 12
Views: 3607

When To Buy A New Mac

Hey everyone, We've all seen the new Macbooks and since my computer is 4.5 years old, I'm thinking that it's time for an upgrade. I've been on the rumor sites, and I see that there will probably be a Black Friday sale, but I'm wondering if this is really the best time to buy. Will Apple offer other ...

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by Alitalia777
Sat Jul 26, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa Strike Opinions
Replies: 8
Views: 6321

RE: Lufthansa Strike Opinions

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa Strike Opinions
Replies: 8
Views: 6321

RE: Lufthansa Strike Opinions

The ticket is a reward ticket using my United Mileage Plus miles. The trip includes Lufthansa to Paris, and then Air Canada/Air Canada Jazz for the remainder. Therefore, I'm assuming that United has issued my ticket. Am I out of luck, or will they move me around so that I can fly out on that day if ...

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by Alitalia777
Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa Strike Opinions
Replies: 8
Views: 6321

Lufthansa Strike Opinions

Hey everyone, I hope that this is the most appropriate forum. I am scheduled to fly from <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> with Lufthansa Cityline on August 7th, and I...

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by Alitalia777
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sending Personal Emails From My Work Address
Replies: 10
Views: 3088

RE: Sending Personal Emails From My Work Address

ok, so this has gone on for probably about a week or two. most of the time these emails are tame and harmless, but for sure they do cross the line sometimes. i'm just going to tell them all to stop sending them to my company email address.

-Alitalia777

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by Alitalia777
Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sending Personal Emails From My Work Address
Replies: 10
Views: 3088

Sending Personal Emails From My Work Address

Hey everyone, I almost finished with a 6 month internship for an American company in Germany, and some of my friends and I have been sending emails to one another to pass the time. Some of these emails aren't really appropriate  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"...

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by Alitalia777
Sat Jul 19, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: More Award Seats Becoming Available
Replies: 1
Views: 4005

More Award Seats Becoming Available

Hey everyone, I just got word from United that one of my flights in my series of flights that I booked using my mileage plus miles has been canceled. Therefore, I now am on a flight to Chicago that arrives 5 hours before my Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt! I called to see if I could change my itinerar...

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