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  1. Mangi
    Mangi at |

    Ha! I have lots of those- “looks good on paper, but…”
    Which map software is that in the post?
    Good luck!

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  3. The Global Traveller
    The Global Traveller at |

    Your travel week is a lot more painful than my recent 23k flown miles over 3 1/2 days 😉

    @Mangi that is Great Circle Mapper (gcmap.com).

  4. Wandering Aramean
    Wandering Aramean at |

    Well, 23K miles in 3.5 days sounds like a lot of long-haul flying. And I know you don’t do that down the back so much. My flights are almost all in F but it is UA A320 F for the most part. Not the finest product in the sky. Better than a poke in the eye, but still…

  5. Oliver
    Oliver at |

    Domestic First on UA is only marginally more comfortable than Economy Plus on UA. I am doing about 20k miles over the course of 3 weeks, and i am not all that excited about it, despite UDU likely giving me F on most if not all legs. I know, I am a whimp, but those are all personal trips that have a purpose other than EQM and RDM (though the EQM are useful, too, of course).

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