United is the Worst Airline. Period.

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  1. Newscience

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    United is the Worst Airline. Period.
    BY Keris Alison Lahiff | 01/10/14

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Do you know how it feels to have spent hundreds of dollars to stand in line for half a day not knowing whether or not all of that time spent with aching feet and a weary head will actually result in getting on a plane?

    This correspondent spent 7 hours at LAX trying to rebook her UA flight after it's cancellation due to weather. Read the entire article here:

    http://www.thestreet.com/story/1222...st-airline-period.html?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO
     
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    Nothing like maintaining good relations with the press.
     
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    This presumes that "TheStreet.com" is the press, which is quite a stretch.
     
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    Moooo! :rolleyes:
    (Again, apologies to Unavaca)
     
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    The Internet is the great equalizer. Every idiot can now publish crap.
     
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    If only she booked her ticket using a credit card with flight delay/cancellation insurance...

    She'd be writing that article (or maybe blog post?) from the comfort of a hotel room.

    Then..you know. Call the Platinum travel line (if she has platinum) and get them to book you on the next flight out. (That hopefully won't be cancelled due to weather problems)

    It's about traveling smart.
     
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    We really should establish a worst airline ever forum. It would be interesting to see the post's on it . (It may belong on the TOBB for better visibility).
     
  9. rggale
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    It's amazing what people expect to get by standing around. If you want to b!tch, at least exhaust your resources before doing so.

    M:rolleyes:ron.
     
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    If it took her 7 hours to rebook she was getting paid by the hour.

    We all know reporters always twist the truth.
     
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    A must-play/hear! The caller listened to "Rhapsody in Blue" on the Premier line for endless hours, but couldn't even get through the UA regular phone line. A 12-hour phone wait-time to speak to someone at United. It gives a whole new warm and fuzzy meaning to the term "customer service"! :eek: How do spell "Amtrak"? :rolleyes:
     
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