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by MEACEDAR
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Charter to Beirut
Replies: 5
Views: 1035

Korean Air Charter to Beirut

Can someone tell me why a KE 777 was spotted at BEY today (Apr 4)?

I see two flights, KE9973 and KE9974.

Interesting find...

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 787-9 Destinations
Replies: 32
Views: 7512

Re: AF 787-9 Destinations

If I'm not mistaken, I remember reading somewhere here that BEY was a possibility? I don't remember tbh

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Barbershops at the airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Re: Barbershops at the airport?

I connected at IST about two weeks ago and there was a full-on barbershop post-security. I don't remember the name, but I do remember finding it strange, especially since it was around midnight. I actually see it becoming more and more in the norm. Post security? You mean airside? That seems very s...

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Barbershops at the airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Re: Barbershops at the airport?

I connected at IST about two weeks ago and there was a full-on barbershop post-security. I don't remember the name, but I do remember finding it strange, especially since it was around midnight.

I actually see it becoming more and more in the norm.

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is LH doing at MCO?
Replies: 13
Views: 3247

Re: How is LH doing at MCO?

It's going very well for LH. I take that flight at least 6 times a year for the past 3 or 4 years and not once have I seen low loads, regardless of the time of year. They started out with a A330, upgraded to a 744 during the summers and then after a few years kept the 744 year round. They do well wi...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA to acquire 4 new planes
Replies: 22
Views: 5469

Re: MEA to acquire 4 new planes

I would also add that for this all to happen, BEY needs a major revamp...I don't know how they're going to do it given the political crap that always comes up with these kinds of projects, but to have 14 more planes, on top of the 20 (total 34) they currently have, at an airport with only 21 or 22 w...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA to acquire 4 new planes
Replies: 22
Views: 5469

Re: MEA to acquire 4 new planes

They have 10 A321neo orders on the books too...I really hope they move away from the A330neo and go to the 787 or A350. Also, something to remember is the influx of Syrians in Lebanon secondary to the war. Many of MEA's passengers will be those who want to see their Syrian family/friend who escaped ...

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How is Frankfurt Airport?
Replies: 18
Views: 2822

Re: How is Frankfurt Airport?

I go through FRA a lot...the answers to your questions all depend on what time you go through the airport. During the morning up until around 1 pm, the airport has a lot of traffic. Wide bodies will get gates, narrow bodies will get bus gates. In the evening, most wide bodies are out and about so th...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu May 26, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cancelled Flight- Aegean
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

RE: Cancelled Flight- Aegean

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

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by MEACEDAR
Thu May 26, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cancelled Flight- Aegean
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

RE: Cancelled Flight- Aegean

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B747forever</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>••••••</i></font></td></tr></table> ...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu May 26, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cancelled Flight- Aegean
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

Cancelled Flight- Aegean

Hey guys, something weird just happened to me. I'm booked on a flight tomorrow with Aegean...on all the flight track websites it says that it is cancelled. The airline says it is not. Is this common? I don't know who to believe and since it is a connecting flight, I would like to try to be rebooked ...

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by MEACEDAR
Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To Start Salt Lake City
Replies: 52
Views: 15523

RE: KLM To Start Salt Lake City

Wow, kind of a surprise to me...would like to see them at MCO.

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by MEACEDAR
Mon Sep 07, 2015 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East Carriers Future Expansion To The US?
Replies: 46
Views: 7890

RE: Middle East Carriers Future Expansion To The US?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Plus, do you see airlines like Oman Air, ...

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East Carriers At EWR?
Replies: 41
Views: 5632

RE: Middle East Carriers At EWR?

I think you would see other destinations added before they expand the New York area...maybe another Canadian city like <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>? As far as the USA goes, <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acrony...

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?
Replies: 69
Views: 16458

RE: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?

I remember back in the day when <acronym title="Martinair (Netherlands)">MP</acronym> served both <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA -...

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 7 DXB-ATL Diverted To JFK
Replies: 2
Views: 3373

DL 7 DXB-ATL Diverted To JFK

Hey guys, does anyone know why the Nov 9th <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 7 <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL...

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by MEACEDAR
Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF, likelihood of restarting CDG-MCO?
Replies: 8
Views: 5296

AF, likelihood of restarting CDG-MCO?

What are the chances the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> restarts <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>? I flew that route multiple times and it was always 100% full. Friends and family have been on it too and it was always full... Also, ...

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by MEACEDAR
Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO Proposed New Terminal, $2.1Bn
Replies: 53
Views: 12752

RE: MCO Proposed New Terminal, $2.1Bn

I've lived in Orlando for my entire life and I fly in and out of <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> at least once a month, if not more, and I can tell you that the last thing we need is a new terminal. There is absolutely no reason for it. I pa...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Using UA Gates MCO
Replies: 14
Views: 5287

US Airways Using UA Gates MCO

Hey a.netters, I had to make a few trips to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> this week to pick up and drop off some friends...anyways, I noticed that US has been using <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s gates at <acronym ti...

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by MEACEDAR
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 924 IAD-LHR 777
Replies: 2
Views: 5329

RE: UA 924 IAD-LHR 777

LMAO for anyone that cares....they switched it back.

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 924 IAD-LHR 777
Replies: 2
Views: 5329

UA 924 IAD-LHR 777

Ok, flying out on 4/30 on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 924 with an upgraded Eco seat to Business--today I log on to review the ticket and I realize that they changed the 777 from the new lie-flat seats to the old configuration...I was super mad because I only upgraded and used...

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Canada Or Swiss In Business?
Replies: 9
Views: 8026

RE: Air Canada Or Swiss In Business?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> J class products on all <acronym ti...

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA-LHR Lounge Access
Replies: 3
Views: 4521

UA-LHR Lounge Access

Thanks for the help. Is it possible for me to go to Terminal 3 and use the No 1 club service even though my flight is out of terminal 1? I know that you can walk from T1 to T3, but I don't remember if you have to go land side for it.

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Canada Or Swiss In Business?
Replies: 9
Views: 8026

RE: Air Canada Or Swiss In Business?

Depends on what type of aircraft IMO...I prefer JX over AC, but if you its AC's 777, then jump on it my friend.

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-IST-DFW Recommendations
Replies: 16
Views: 2169

RE: DFW-IST-DFW Recommendations

TK hands down, probably through <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> only because the <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Istanbul - ...

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA-LHR Lounge Access
Replies: 3
Views: 4521

UA-LHR Lounge Access

Hey guys, Flying <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> via <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> and <...

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by MEACEDAR
Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair A340 At SFO
Replies: 12
Views: 12220

RE: Finnair A340 At SFO

The only A340s at SFO today are VS and Swiss, no?

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR- DL's Mess
Replies: 0
Views: 2899

LHR- DL's Mess

DL has a bunch of delayed/cancelled flights in and out of LHR yesterday and today...can anyone tell me what's going on??

Particularly with DL 4 on 03/25

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Flag Carrier In The World?
Replies: 40
Views: 9405

RE: Best Flag Carrier In The World?

To be honest, I feel like Turkish Airlines is amazing. I have tried both their short-haul and long-haul services in both business and economy. Superb catering and the seats are very comfortable. As far as customer service, no problems so far. I think to evaluate customer service something that hinde...

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Expedia And AA Relations
Replies: 1
Views: 3482

RE: Expedia And AA Relations

Yeah, they reached an agreement within a few months after <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> announced that they were not going to put fares on Expedia and Orbitz. In fact, Expedia was the first to reach a new agreement with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, t...

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by MEACEDAR
Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Interline AA/VS
Replies: 0
Views: 3170

Interline AA/VS

Hey a.netters, I'm flying out to <acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> with a buddy of mine mid December from <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> via <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United...

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by MEACEDAR
Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Checked Baggage/Interlining Question
Replies: 5
Views: 3904

RE: Checked Baggage/Interlining Question

I'm assuming that <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acro...

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Dream Captain Job?
Replies: 19
Views: 2881

RE: Your Dream Captain Job?

BEY-JFK on ME on a 777

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta.com Question - Baggage
Replies: 5
Views: 12620

RE: Delta.com Question - Baggage

You pay for the bag as you check in...so if you plan on checking in online, you can pay online up to 24 hours before your flight...otherwise you do it at the airport.

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by MEACEDAR
Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2011 Booked Flights
Replies: 311
Views: 25153

RE: Your 2011 Booked Flights

Let's see, as of right now-- <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> DL477 <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan I...

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Dec 08, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Furthest Day Trip You've Taken
Replies: 54
Views: 6943

RE: Furthest Day Trip You've Taken

I've done a <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title=...

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connection In FRA
Replies: 6
Views: 4887

RE: Connection In FRA

They're coming from <acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> on ME, then connecting on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>...will an agent be wa...

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connection In FRA
Replies: 6
Views: 4887

Connection In FRA

Hey a.netters, I have a few family members flying into <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> over the holidays. They have a 1 hour and 15 minute connection in <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acro...

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SVO Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2625

SVO Question

Hey guys, I have about 9 hours to kill in <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym> in May. I was thinking about going on a day tour. I found one that starts at 3:30 near the Bolshoy Theatre. How far is that from <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Rus...

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by MEACEDAR
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Beirut With BMI Business Class+Lounges / Lots Pics
Replies: 60
Views: 24173

RE: Beirut With BMI Business Class+Lounges / Lots Pics

Amazing trip report. Your trip report reminded me how much I love Lebanon and how much I care about it. LOL most of the pics you took are identical to the ones I took the last time I was over there.

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Do Airlines Deal With Pax With 2 Passports?
Replies: 30
Views: 9374

RE: How Do Airlines Deal With Pax With 2 Passports

I fly between the US and BEY many, many, many times throughout the year and I always give both passports to the check in agent. She checks me in with my Lebanese passport, but when transiting through Europe I use my US passport. As soon as I arrive in BEY, I go to the immigration line with the least...

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FRA Connection Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3880

RE: FRA Connection Question

Well, we will be flying business class so access to the lounge should not be a problem. How are FRA's lounges?

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries Where Capital Doesn't Have Main Airport
Replies: 18
Views: 3787

RE: Countries Where Capital Doesn't Have Main Airp

The UAE maybe? DXB's airport is a lot bigger and a lot busier than AUH.

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Disturbing Experience On Aerosvit AN-148
Replies: 11
Views: 5788

RE: Disturbing Experience On Aerosvit AN-148

Something like that has happened to me before, but the water was not an garden-hose strength. I was flying GVA-BEY, I think, or it might have been CDG-BEY. I remember a few minutes after take off water started to drip from the ceilings in random places throughout the cabin. I remember the flight att...

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by MEACEDAR
Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FRA Connection Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3880

FRA Connection Question

Hey there a.netters,

I am going to be flying from BEY to MCO with a connection in FRA with my grandmother in a few weeks. I have about an 8 hour wait in FRA, so I was wondering if I should just book a hotel room for the 8 hours and rest comfortably or should I go to the business class lounge.

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Jul 18, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transferring At ORD (UA To AA)
Replies: 4
Views: 5852

RE: Transferring At ORD (UA To AA)

I got it it guys. Walk from T5 to T3 is a pain but you don't have to go through security.

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by MEACEDAR
Sun Jul 18, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transferring At ORD (UA To AA)
Replies: 4
Views: 5852

Transferring At ORD (UA To AA)

Hey a.netters, I'm going to be arriving in ORD with UA and departing from ORD with AA. How do you transfer between the two terminals? Do I have to go through security again?

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by MEACEDAR
Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DEN-LCA - Best Routing
Replies: 9
Views: 2258

RE: DEN-LCA - Best Routing

Your best shot is with Lufthansa. They're business class on the widebodies is probably the best in Europe IMO. But, they're narrow body flights are normal. You could catch the A346 from DEN with LH, I think.

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by MEACEDAR
Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Cancellations MIA-NYC July 10
Replies: 1
Views: 3926

RE: AA Cancellations MIA-NYC July 10

Probably whether in NY

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by MEACEDAR
Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transfering Baggage On Seperate Reservations
Replies: 4
Views: 3025

RE: Transfering Baggage On Seperate Reservations

Alright, sounds good. I think I'll just interline them from MCO. Thanks for your assistance  

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