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Old Mar 7, 06, 11:45 am   #1
 
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Seven in one Swope

Hi everybody,

perhaps only the German native speakers will know "Grimm's Märchen Sieben auf einen Streich"...

Had an experience today which reminded me of the fairy tale: On the flight DUS - MUC today there were seven Hons which became obvious when we all entered the limo bus for the transfer to the terminal.

At least for me this was the flight with the highest number of Hons among the pax!


Astonished me really....

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Old Mar 7, 06, 12:19 pm   #2
 
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Hi everybody,

perhaps only the German native speakers will know "Grimm's Märchen Sieben auf einen Streich"...

Had an experience today which reminded me of the fairy tale: On the flight DUS - MUC today there were seven Hons which became obvious when we all entered the limo bus for the transfer to the terminal.

At least for me this was the flight with the highest number of Hons among the pax!


Astonished me really....

Talenti
Really amazing... That must have been an earth shattering experience!
But I also have to add that on my last flight from MUC to JFK there were also 5 HONs onboard!
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Old Mar 7, 06, 12:41 pm   #3
 
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Really amazing... That must have been an earth shattering experience!
But I also have to add that on my last flight from MUC to JFK there were also 5 HONs onboard!
LH definitely needs to introduce HON+ shortly ...
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Old Mar 7, 06, 12:43 pm   #4
 
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Really amazing... That must have been an earth shattering experience!

Not earth shattering at all!!!

But really wouldn't have expected that on a flight inside Germany which left DUS in the afternoon...
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:00 pm   #5
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LH definitely needs to introduce HON+ shortly ...
Yeah. Incidents like this clearly demonstrate how diluted that status already is. I hope everybody asked for compensation?
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:16 pm   #6
 
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LH definitely needs to introduce HON+ shortly ...
So the requirements at the moment are 600k in two calendar years!
But what would HON+ require?
1.000.000 miles in one year (calendar year of course)?
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:24 pm   #7
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So the requirements at the moment are 600k in two calendar years!
But what would HON+ require?
1.000.000 miles in one year (calendar year of course)?
Regarding Super-HON, I'd opt for 1 Mio. BIS miles in the month of February (1.1 Mio. in leap years). However, only miles accrued in full-fare F on LH metal in seats 83A or 2A should count for status. Also, flights serving cold nuts won't be eligible for mileage accrual. Last but not least, pax who are organized enough to book and travel a minimum of 6 transatlantic Z fares ex Germany (60 days advance booking) per calendar year will be presented with honorary lifetime Super-HON status. They'll also gain access to an exclusive, ultra-cheap Z fare (ZSHOT).
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:35 pm   #8
 
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Regarding Super-HON, I'd opt for 1 Mio. BIS miles in the month of February (1.1 Mio. in leap years). However, only miles accrued in full-fare F on LH metal in seats 83A or 2A should count for status. Also, flights serving cold nuts won't be eligible for mileage accrual. Last but not least, pax who are organized enough to book and travel a minimum of 6 transatlantic Z fares ex Germany (60 days advance booking) per calendar year will be presented with honorary lifetime Super-HON status. They'll also gain access to an exclusive, ultra-cheap Z fare (ZSHOT).

Why don't I think that you are exaggerating a little bit? It's probably because of LH's M&M policy and the steadily changing terms and conditions for everything!

But what about the service for the HON+ members? I mean the service standard is already pretty high, i.e. it is getting difficult for LH still to improve the service... Probably they will imitate Emirates and there is also a car service which is picking you up in the city and bringing you to the airport!
And....
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:41 pm   #9
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Why don't I think that you are exaggerating a little bit?
I don't know.
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Old Mar 7, 06, 1:43 pm   #10
 
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I don't know.
Me neither! But I think it's because of LH!
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Old Mar 7, 06, 2:10 pm   #11
 
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Not earth shattering at all!!!

But really wouldn't have expected that on a flight inside Germany which left DUS in the afternoon...
well seams that HONs have the power to delegate... and then to take the afternoon flights...
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Old Mar 7, 06, 2:32 pm   #12
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well seams that HONs have the power to delegate... and then to take the afternoon flights...
I wouldn't envy them, as it still means they had to work during the morning. Poor souls.

You may envy me, anytime.
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You may envy me, anytime.
Envy...
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Old Mar 7, 06, 3:45 pm   #14
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Envy...
Ahh... that feels good... Once again, please?
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Old Mar 7, 06, 3:56 pm   #15
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HON+ will have to take a minimum of two flights per week in LH Private Jets.

HON++ will simply buy all LH shares and abolish the FFP thus cancelling all benefits, especially for NUT related pax.
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