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Red Carpet & Premium Services for 20 year AAdvantage Anniversary

Red Carpet & Premium Services for 20 year AAdvantage Anniversary

 
Old Jun 26, 13, 7:22 am
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Red Carpet & Premium Services for 20 year AAdvantage Anniversary

AA rolled the red carpet & Premium Services for me on my 20 year AAdvantage Anniversary.

Well, that is what my dream was about.

Can't believe how fast time has passed, 20 years being an AAdvantage member!

I hope the next 20 years in AA travel are as aadventurous as the past 20.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 8:00 am
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Congratulations - nice gesture by AA!

I've been flying AA since the mid-1940s - I think they left a fresh roll of toilet paper for me in the F cabin of AA51 last month...
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:00 am
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
Congratulations - nice gesture by AA!

I've been flying AA since the mid-1940s - I think they left a fresh roll of toilet paper for me in the F cabin of AA51 last month...
I read the OP's pst as sarcastic. Perhaps I'm just cynical.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:04 am
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Unlike mine...

On his 25th he will be greeted by the Captain John M. Hale, Vice President - Flight, assuming he stays on with the "new American".

Cynical? About an airline? About an airline about to be taken over by a sheep-dipped America West, with Mr. Doug Parker at the helm? Removing olives from salads - that weren't nuttin'.

Originally Posted by DillMan View Post
I read the OP's pst as sarcastic. Perhaps I'm just cynical.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:09 am
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Cool Does anyone know the inception date of the program?

According to the AA website, my joining date is:

Member Since: Friday, May 1, 1981

That's a little over 32 years.

My lifetime Admiral's club card says member since 1975.

That's 38 years.

Wow, I can't believe how old I am. LOL

Does anyone know what date the AAdvantage program started?
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by ORD-TGU View Post
AA rolled the red carpet & Premium Services for me on my 20 year AAdvantage Anniversary.

Well, that is what my dream was about.

Can't believe how fast time has passed, 20 years being an AAdvantage member!

I hope the next 20 years in AA travel are as aadventurous as the past 20.
I passed 21 years recently. I think I'm now allowed to legally drink on the flights!!
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:29 am
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Originally Posted by frambusch View Post
Does anyone know what date the AAdvantage program started?
May 1, 1981 according to a few internet sources.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:30 am
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Originally Posted by teemuflyer View Post
I passed 21 years recently. I think I'm now allowed to legally drink on the flights!!
1988 for me, so that makes 25 years. And I got free drinks in F on my last flight...so they must know

Cheers.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:35 am
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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:50 am
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Originally Posted by brp View Post
1988 for me, so that makes 25 years. And I got free drinks in F on my last flight...so they must know

Cheers.
I wish I got free drinks in F

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Old Jun 26, 13, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by brp View Post
1988 for me, so that makes 25 years. And I got free drinks in F on my last flight...so they must know

Cheers.
So I only have to wait for another 4 years for free drinks?? Something to look forward to!
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Old Jun 26, 13, 10:36 am
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My US Airways account dates from 1988 (but they don't have the exact day on the website). At some point they went from numeric account numbers to alphanumeric, so the original USAir card doesn't work.

I also have an EA/CO OnePass card from 1986 that still works when swiped in UA check-in machines.
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Old Jun 26, 13, 10:40 am
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March 12, 1984
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Old Jun 26, 13, 10:59 am
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Originally 1986, iirc. That one lapsed - I wan't paying much attention and flying more on other airlines (many no longer in existence and all before alliances), so my current account shows July 13, 1991 . I was (mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa) negligent, my fellow FTers, but now I have been redeemed. My FFP of choice was TWA, but I flew overseas more on PA than others - PA collapsed in - 1991! (For a long time in my flying career AA had limited transat and transpac offerings.)
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Old Jun 26, 13, 11:07 am
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
Congratulations - nice gesture by AA!

I've been flying AA since the mid-1940s - I think they left a fresh roll of toilet paper for me in the F cabin of AA51 last month...
and, they didn't take your seat and push you to J
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