Million Mile achiever

Old May 8, 14, 6:22 pm
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I was on flight 640 from PDX to PHX on Wednesday and they made a gate announcement for a mileage plan member that would reach a million miles on the flight. They let him board first and gave him a card, then before we took off they made another announcement congratulating him. Poor guy wasn't even in F for his million mile flight though.
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Old May 8, 14, 6:27 pm
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Originally Posted by PDX973 View Post
I was on flight 640 from PDX to PHX on Wednesday and they made a gate announcement for a mileage plan member that would reach a million miles on the flight. They let him board first and gave him a card, then before we took off they made another announcement congratulating him. Poor guy wasn't even in F for his million mile flight though.
Thats kind of funny that he wasnt in F. If I ever hit that mark I will be sure Im in F. Thats a reason to pay for an F seat if need be
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Old May 8, 14, 7:15 pm
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Originally Posted by ANC View Post
Thats kind of funny that he wasnt in F. If I ever hit that mark I will be sure Im in F. Thats a reason to pay for an F seat if need be
I would too, but at over 650K away, I have a while to save up for that flight. Hope there is still F class when I make it.
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Old May 8, 14, 8:05 pm
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Originally Posted by PDX973 View Post
I was on flight 640 from PDX to PHX on Wednesday and they made a gate announcement for a mileage plan member that would reach a million miles on the flight. They let him board first and gave him a card, then before we took off they made another announcement congratulating him. Poor guy wasn't even in F for his million mile flight though.
Not even seat 1X?
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Old May 8, 14, 9:33 pm
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Originally Posted by beckoa View Post
Not even seat 1X?
is that seat 1X or 1E?
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Old May 8, 14, 9:37 pm
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Originally Posted by ANC View Post
is that seat 1X or 1E?
Isn't 1X the crew seat?

Jeez..... 1M miles on AS is a LOT of flying segments, what is their longest flight, 2500 miles or so?
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Old May 8, 14, 9:42 pm
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Originally Posted by whimike View Post

Jeez..... 1M miles on AS is a LOT of flying segments, what is their longest flight, 2500 miles or so?
thats what does make it quite a feat. Its not 2500 but its probably about 2850. ORD/ANC and ANC/KOA are the longest routes
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Old May 8, 14, 11:49 pm
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Originally Posted by whimike View Post
Isn't 1X the crew seat?

Jeez..... 1M miles on AS is a LOT of flying segments, what is their longest flight, 2500 miles or so?
Jump seat*
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Old May 9, 14, 9:15 am
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Originally Posted by beckoa View Post
Not even seat 1X?
Maybe if he was an ATCS or FSDO inspector ....
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Old May 9, 14, 7:28 pm
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Originally Posted by whimike View Post
Jeez..... 1M miles on AS is a LOT of flying segments, what is their longest flight, 2500 miles or so?

+1. 1 million on AS metal is a lot of flying!!
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Old May 10, 14, 5:12 pm
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Million mile on AS is only AS flights. It appears on UA, DL and AA that you can get to a million on partners too. I am over 500k on AS and would for sure be well over 1m if they included partners. I wonder if AS will ever consider that? If I had known back then I probably would have done things differently.

http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_...er-status.html

https://www.aa.com/i18n/utility/millionMiler.jsp

https://www.united.com/web/en-US/con.../lifetime.aspx
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Old May 11, 14, 1:53 am
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Million mile on AS is only AS flights. It appears on UA, DL and AA that you can get to a million on partners too. I am over 500k on AS and would for sure be well over 1m if they included partners. I wonder if AS will ever consider that? If I had known back then I probably would have done things differently.
I'm sure they did. This gives us more of an incentive to fly AS metal. And it works for me
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Old May 11, 14, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Waitlisted View Post
Million mile on AS is only AS flights. It appears on UA, DL and AA that you can get to a million on partners too. I am over 500k on AS and would for sure be well over 1m if they included partners. I wonder if AS will ever consider that? If I had known back then I probably would have done things differently.

http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_...er-status.html

https://www.aa.com/i18n/utility/millionMiler.jsp

https://www.united.com/web/en-US/con.../lifetime.aspx
Lifetime MVP Gold is worth a lot more than what the big three offer for a million miles. And I say that as someone with lifetime Delta Silver status (that I basically never use).
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Old May 12, 14, 7:56 am
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Originally Posted by makfan View Post
I would too, but at over 650K away, I have a while to save up for that flight. Hope there is still F class when I make it.
...or an AS
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Old May 12, 14, 9:30 am
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It took me about 25 years to reach 500k. With more long haul routes now, it should only take me 20 more years to join the big 1.0 club.
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