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Old Mar 25, 19, 10:19 pm
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Originally Posted by iflyalexair View Post
My extra negotiation was done in a light-hearted and friendly matter. I fully expected her to say no. I was shocked that she came on the plane and started the announcement with a $1000 offer. I would have taken the two hour bump for $400.

I also "changed the terms of the contract" when I told her that I would like to fly out of LGA instead of many hours later from JFK.
I'm reminded of the Stanley Karrass negotiating seminar ads in the airline magazines; you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate. Well done!
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