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Old Feb 25, 10, 9:13 am
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Signature Seating cost

When did the cost to upgrade to Signature default to a flat $25 fee, no matter the distance?
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Old Feb 25, 10, 9:27 am
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I don't know when they switched it over to $25, but I'm going to guess that we did it to keep it simple on the technology standpoint.

On somewhat of the same note it sounds like from the conference call that the E70s and CSeries will have stretch seating on them for the branded operation.
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Old Feb 25, 10, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by MostlyAir View Post
On somewhat of the same note it sounds like from the conference call that the E70s and CSeries will have stretch seating on them for the branded operation.
Any timeline on reconfiguring the E170's? Or is this something that would happen when the C Series get delivered in 5 years?
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Old Feb 25, 10, 10:38 am
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Any timeline on reconfiguring the E170's? Or is this something that would happen when the C Series get delivered in 5 years?
I don't believe a definite date was given but I am pretty sure they said by the end of summer. I know someone will correct me if I'm wrong
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Old Feb 25, 10, 12:19 pm
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The upgrade fee change to $25 happened in the last week or so. Hadn't gotten around to posting about it yet. A $25 upgrade is more reasonable when it's just buying more legroom and first shot at inflight service. And it would be nightmareish to charge different upgrade fees based on getting an A319 verus an E190 with 1x2 versus and E190 with 2x2.
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Old Feb 27, 10, 2:49 pm
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The descriptive name "Signature" is now obsolete, replaced by "STRETCH" on the YX booking engine.

Check off another item in the harmonization process of Midwest+Frontier.

Any thoughts as to what will be next?
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Old Feb 27, 10, 4:04 pm
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Good catch. Interesting that on the YX site you can get Stretch seating on the E190's, but not on the A319's...which also have Stretch. I'm sure that will change a bit down the road.
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Old Feb 27, 10, 5:16 pm
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Good catch. Interesting that on the YX site you can get Stretch seating on the E190's, but not on the A319's...which also have Stretch. I'm sure that will change a bit down the road.
I noticed this as well when I booked tickets to San Diego recently. Midwest allowed me to select seats in the "Stretch" area. There was no indication on the website that these were premium seats.
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Old Feb 27, 10, 5:41 pm
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Originally Posted by mke9499 View Post
The descriptive name "Signature" is now obsolete, replaced by "STRETCH" on the YX booking engine.

Check off another item in the harmonization process of Midwest+Frontier.
$25 per segment is exactly what my employer will pay for premium coach seating.
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Old Feb 27, 10, 9:45 pm
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Originally Posted by knope2001 View Post
Good catch. Interesting that on the YX site you can get Stretch seating on the E190's, but not on the A319's...which also have Stretch. I'm sure that will change a bit down the road.
To keep everything equitable, let's hope harmonizing includes STRETCH seating at time of booking on the A319 also.
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Old Feb 28, 10, 8:42 am
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If you purchase tickets at www.frontierairlines.com you can purchase "classic" tickets which include free baggage and TV on Airbus flights. Even if some of the sectors are operated by Midwest E190's (booked as F9 codeshare) you can upgrade to Stretch seats for 15.00 per flight. Only at Frontier's website, though.
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Old Feb 28, 10, 10:06 am
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Originally Posted by azstar View Post
If you purchase tickets at www.frontierairlines.com you can purchase "classic" tickets which include free baggage and TV on Airbus flights. Even if some of the sectors are operated by Midwest E190's (booked as F9 codeshare) you can upgrade to Stretch seats for 15.00 per flight. Only at Frontier's website, though.
But booking on Frontier doesn't let you can use your FF miles on Delta, right?
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Old Mar 1, 10, 6:26 am
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But booking on Frontier doesn't let you can use your FF miles on Delta, right?
Right.
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Old Mar 2, 10, 12:30 pm
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To keep everything equitable, let's hope harmonizing includes STRETCH seating at time of booking on the A319 also.
Yes, this was a bug that we are fixing shortly. Sorry for the inconvenience guys.
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Old Mar 2, 10, 12:40 pm
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Thanks for the reply...of course everyone thinks it's just a simple flip of the switch to make everything work, I suppose.
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