On my mind: I am taking the long way back to Seattle today to retain my United gold status (and thus Star Alliance Gold). Going via Singapore. The past year plus the glimmers of hope in my United experiences have only been in the inconsistency of their customer service, that exception flight attendant both ways on my Taipei trip or the late night call center agent creatively searching for a tricky award. Overall, the mood seems to have lost the positive burst from last year’s new CEO and Polaris announcement.
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