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Old Aug 13, 18, 6:11 pm
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Originally Posted by evergrn View Post
So I stay with UA as my main FF program and keep hoping UA turns its attention back to SEA. Is that possible?
LOL, no. "We're going to expand in a city where two airlines have hubs and a market we left because it wasn't a good play for us, because some dude on FT wants to fly us more. Let's start some random Hawaii markets that have multiple carriers and be the FOURTH nonstop to Tokyo! That's a sure winner!".

If you have significant operations in the #1 and #2 markets on the West Coast,, trying to do #3 because, um, reasons isn't high on the priority list. UA has zero hubs in the entire Atlantic SE between IAD and IAH, which is a pretty large chunk of US population. If anything they should probably think about something there if they are jonesing for a new hub or focus city. Of course DL is way ahead of them and trying on RDU for size to go with ATL because DL is, well, DL and not UA/AA (who seem fine to just milk their fortress hubs and existing networks instead of trying anything like DL does).

Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post
Sadly they just announced no PDB in FC as part of slowly becoming less flier friendly
That thread title is garbage because it was started by an ex-VX flier. AS never serves alcoholic PDBs (except for rare occasions when an FA decides to go above and beyond). It's water or maybe coffee in the morning. What happened is the ex-VX service is now standardized on AS standards (no PDBs).
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