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Jun 8, 11, 1:24 pm
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Views: 1,143
Posted By sweetkiddddo

if you ever need to change the ticket, contact...

if you ever need to change the ticket, contact Continental directly. No need to deal with Orbitz. No fees beyond what Continental normally sticks you with.
Jun 8, 11, 8:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By sweetkiddddo

When the itn is a mix of CO and UA flights, I...

When the itn is a mix of CO and UA flights, I found Continental.com is often more expensive than Orbitz or Expedia. I booked a ticket on CO.com with CO and UA flights only to find it cheaper on...
Feb 16, 11, 3:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By sweetkiddddo

CO prices WAY above competitors?

CO appears to be pricing their fares significantly above their competitors.

NYC to MIA 2/28-3/1.
CO: $524++
DL: $218++

NYC to DEN 3/10-3/11
CO: $1,326++
FO: $304++
UA: $304++
Feb 2, 11, 8:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Flight 1473 on Feb 7th: They must have...

Flight 1473 on Feb 7th:

They must have changed equipment. Currently showing 16 Capacity, 8 Booked with 5 people upgraded.
Jan 28, 11, 7:08 am
Replies: 55
Views: 2,991
Posted By sweetkiddddo

CO/UA said on their earnings conference call they...

CO/UA said on their earnings conference call they lost $25mm due to snow storms last quarter. Delta said on their earning call they lost $45mm due to snowstorms!

Guess why it cost CO/UA so much...
Jan 13, 11, 11:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,123
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Don't worry, it won't take long for all the 1Ks...

Don't worry, it won't take long for all the 1Ks to have their expectations reset by CO.
Jan 12, 11, 6:52 am
Replies: 168
Views: 9,992
Posted By sweetkiddddo

CO is like baseball. They don't play in rain,...

CO is like baseball. They don't play in rain, snow or any incremental weather. CO's policy is to cancel and protect their operation/cost first rather than try their best to get the customers to the...
Jan 11, 11, 3:42 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By sweetkiddddo

This thread gives you a good example of CO and...

This thread gives you a good example of CO and IrrOps:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/continental-onepass/1056690-ewr-closed.html
Jan 11, 11, 8:08 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By sweetkiddddo

CO IrOps, like almost everything with CO these...

CO IrOps, like almost everything with CO these days can be a mix bags. If you have time flexibility, they will eventually get you where you need to be.

Typically CO is the first airline to cancel...
Dec 3, 10, 3:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,598
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Would you pay $5k-6k in cash for that business...

Would you pay $5k-6k in cash for that business ticket? If not, then the true utility of that business class seat to you is less than $5-6k. How much would you pay (in cash) for that Business Class...
Dec 3, 10, 12:14 pm
Replies: 857
Views: 50,304
Posted By sweetkiddddo

I casted my vote with my wallet. I typically do...

I casted my vote with my wallet. I typically do several EWR-HKG J flights a year. I have moved all my asian flights to CX earlier this year after my domestic upgrade success rates fell off a cliff....
Dec 3, 10, 11:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,598
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Assuming you fly another 50,000 miles in 2011,...

Assuming you fly another 50,000 miles in 2011, Gold will net you an extra 37,500 RDM miles. If you value those miles at $0.02 per mile, that translates to $750.

Star Gold will also get you into...
Sep 30, 10, 11:30 am
Replies: 989
Views: 106,255
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Philies: Also remember, CO is doing discounted...

Philies: Also remember, CO is doing discounted last minute buy-ups. With $1,000, you can buy a few last minute discounted upgrades and even beat Platinums waiting on the EUA list.
Sep 30, 10, 11:00 am
Replies: 989
Views: 106,255
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Philies, if you don't expect to fly much more...

Philies, if you don't expect to fly much more than 25,000 per year , the PPlus CC from Chase option is definitely a better for you. 2011 Silver realized benefits can only be worse than 2010. There...
Sep 30, 10, 10:44 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By sweetkiddddo

To summarize, two ways to "leap frog": 1. If...

To summarize, two ways to "leap frog":

1. If you're on an B/M fare... and FC is full... sign up for expertflyer or keep an eye out for openings in FC. If a seat opens up, you can call and jump...
Sep 30, 10, 10:25 am
Replies: 989
Views: 106,255
Posted By sweetkiddddo

CO is debasing their elite status faster than...

CO is debasing their elite status faster than Federal Reserve is at debasing the US dollar. I think CO is selling EQM because CO Elite status is really not worth much these days. My upgrade success...
Mar 11, 10, 8:56 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By sweetkiddddo

If their only requirement is to have an Isreal...

If their only requirement is to have an Isreal address then its simple. CO can't discriminate unless they establish other requirements and document it. We are just little sheeps playing their game....
Mar 11, 10, 5:15 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By sweetkiddddo

moving to isreal, at least virtually!! :D

moving to isreal, at least virtually!! :D
Mar 9, 10, 1:15 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 13,714
Posted By sweetkiddddo

Guess this is why Continental cancelled all their...

Guess this is why Continental cancelled all their flights out of Newark during the snow storm two weeks ago while most other airlines got their flights out with some delay.

At the rate customer...
Mar 2, 10, 10:32 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By sweetkiddddo

30,000 miles is reqired for upgrade each way with...

30,000 miles is reqired for upgrade each way with a B fare regardless of status. I do this route three or four times a year. You board, eat dinner, after six hours of sleep, you're still only half...
Feb 27, 10, 11:08 am
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By sweetkiddddo

EWR was shutdown for CO but other airlines did...

EWR was shutdown for CO but other airlines did have inbound and outbound flights!

almost all CO regional flights were cancelled Thursday, Friday and Saturday. If ur were scheduled on a CO...
Feb 16, 10, 3:33 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 8,745
Posted By sweetkiddddo

I'm sure being based out of nyc probably has...

I'm sure being based out of nyc probably has something to do with it as well. I have a sample size of six (coworkers). All of us have very similar experiences. Typically there are 3/4 seats...
Feb 16, 10, 3:03 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 8,745
Posted By sweetkiddddo

I think the EUAs are a perfect example of the...

I think the EUAs are a perfect example of the current management's MO. EUAs is a shell of what is use to be. I am 1 for 8 for EUA this year as a Plat. I use to get 70%+ EUAs on similar routes in...
Feb 16, 10, 2:38 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 8,745
Posted By sweetkiddddo

For those looking for free DirectTV for Elites......

For those looking for free DirectTV for Elites... Don't bother. It will never happen under the current management.

The current management philosophy is all about squeezing the last marginal...
Jan 26, 10, 12:05 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 6,971
Posted By sweetkiddddo

I think the more relevant data point is "are...

I think the more relevant data point is "are upgrade percentages for Platinum, Gold, Silver in 2010 higher, lower or about the same?"

It is my understanding CO's EUA was designed to attract...
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