EA CO AS wrote:
This 'frequent flyer blogger' comes across like a cheap hustler or click-bait site (example: "See How this Former Child Actor is NOW Scrubbing Toilets for Living")...and you've gotta cycle thru a million pages of mostly ads to reach the headline story on page 75! ...that is if you're prone to fall for that crap in the 1st place.
United/OM screwed the pooch in the aftermath, and the gate agents fubared from jump street.
I've been on plenty of flights where the ante was upped to the point of too many takers (volunteers)..but lately, I've gotten way too many (unpublished) horror stories re:US Carriers (talk about old news). But I didn't really need to hear them to reach my conclusion about UA.
On a UA trip from LAX-IAD-LHR-Beyond...on the ground at IAD we were seated delayed for hours we were told b the FD that weather was the culprit. All the while peering out & observing a string of going departures to the south. I flagged an FA... I gave her the ship number/reg (and thanks to m laptop) provided the year-build of the 772. Then told her, that the ship had the range for a southerly departure and the ability to whip around and head north to Heathrow (of course, the pilots already knew this). She heard me out, left never to return. The truth availed itself about 40 minutes later...when a horde of additional pax came storming down the aisles...yep, they were stalling for time for other connecting/late arrivals. These ppl were lucky, me and others..not so much - we missed our LHR connecting flights. UA stuck it to us a millions that year with this tactic.
If Asian ppl who've watched this video and are in the process of rebooking from United to other SA partners...they should. UA's service has sucked for decades and they deserved the ass-kicking they got on Wall Street today along with whatever else falls into their lap. Is Oscar up to it? Vegas odds say ..'not a chance!
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