Search: Posts Made By: airplanegeek
Showing results 1 to 25 of 369
Search took 0.32 seconds.
Nov 2, 15, 9:28 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By airplanegeek

Question award seats - online vs phone

Someone suggested I call mileage plan for access to more flights. Is that true? In this self-serve world, would it really benefit me to speak to a human?

My tentative itinerary is...
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By airplanegeek

Question US newbie - 1st trip this week

Flying on US this week for the first time in 20 yrs. Decided to enroll in Dividend program too, so I don't miss out on trans-con mileage.
Questions for this audience:

Dividend vs AAdvantage -...
Oct 17, 12, 1:11 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

Thanks again for the replies. I assumed this...

Thanks again for the replies. I assumed this close to departure all F seats would be U, but I guess not. Saving it for a high roller out of LAS. :D
I wonder if it will become U as departure time...
Oct 16, 12, 7:36 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

The above appears to be false. I checked in today...

The above appears to be false. I checked in today hoping for a paid upgrade on my return, but was not given the option, and there is 1 seat remaining up front. Trying to figure out why that 1 seat...
Oct 12, 12, 6:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

FYI - I got the upgrade and clicked through to...

FYI - I got the upgrade and clicked through to checked baggage where it prompted me for $20 to check 1 bag. I changed it to 0 bags and completed my check in.
I then went back in 15 min later to...
Oct 12, 12, 2:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

SEA-LAS, F seats still available, and I have an...

SEA-LAS, F seats still available, and I have an applicable fare. I might just go the route of asking for reimbursement w/out a receipt for the $20 bag fee.


And by bag, I mean golf clubs. ;)
Oct 12, 12, 1:50 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

Based on replies, I apologize for not being...

Based on replies, I apologize for not being transparent the first time.

If my company covers $20 bag fee, and the upgrade fee eliminates bag fee, I'm clearing trying to finagle my way into...
Oct 12, 12, 1:26 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

Maybe offline, but this is what I want to do on...

Maybe offline, but this is what I want to do on my biz trip. Has anyone done this and/or is it possible?

I will be checking 1 bag - $20 (if I stay in coach)
I want to upgrade - $50
I can expense...
Oct 12, 12, 1:10 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

Maybe the best response I've had. Could not be...

Maybe the best response I've had. Could not be any clearer. Thank you!
Oct 12, 12, 12:38 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By airplanegeek

Question Perks w/ Paid Upgrade

Can't find a firm answer, so any help is appreciated.

If I do a paid upgrade, will I get the same F/class benefits extended to other F/class passengers, i.e. 2 free checked bags and a boardroom...
Oct 10, 12, 10:05 pm
Oct 10, 12, 10:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By airplanegeek

You all bash t-mobile, but is any wireless...

You all bash t-mobile, but is any wireless carrier stellar? It's one of the worst performing industries for customer service.
Sep 20, 12, 6:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By airplanegeek

In a nutshell, if SEA-TPA award doesn't come up...

In a nutshell, if SEA-TPA award doesn't come up online, call partner desk and see if they can help.

missydarlin, thank you for your replies.
Sep 20, 12, 3:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By airplanegeek

My goal is to fly SEA-TPA for 25K. Lack of...

My goal is to fly SEA-TPA for 25K. Lack of availability has me seeking alternatives, i.e. an overnight stopover in MIA or FLL both directions. I picked this scenario in hopes of flying SEA-FLL or...
Sep 20, 12, 2:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By airplanegeek

Question partner award; nearest gateway city

For members redeeming an award on a partner airline, connecting travel will be provided by Alaska Airlines to the nearest gateway city of the airline partner at no additional charge. Connecting...
Sep 5, 12, 12:00 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 23,167
Posted By airplanegeek

Pure genius. Never paid attention to that...

Pure genius. Never paid attention to that micro-sized link. Clicked through and now have $50 credit in my AS wallet. THANK YOU Seattlenerd!!! :D
Yapta eventually alerted me of the lower price, but...
Sep 4, 12, 3:57 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 23,167
Posted By airplanegeek

Hoping for a $50 voucher from yapta since the...

Hoping for a $50 voucher from yapta since the fare is now that much less than what was purchased Friday. Yapta and AS sites are not in sync.

Purchased = $215.60
AS = $165.60 (currently)
However,...
Jun 26, 12, 11:34 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,630
Posted By airplanegeek

What dates did you find this for? I see the...

What dates did you find this for? I see the SEA-CLE-EWR-FLL and FLL-EWR-IAH-SEA in late September but not the direct options.[/QUOTE]

I used 9/18-19 for this itinetary.
Jun 26, 12, 11:44 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,630
Posted By airplanegeek

Another option. Lower cpm and fewer stops/legs. ...

Another option. Lower cpm and fewer stops/legs.
6,920 miles - 4 segments - $257.20 - 3.7cpm

SEA-EWR / United 1129 / 9:57PM-6:00AM
EWR-FLL / United 527 / 7:42AM-10:45AM
FLL-EWR / United 1170 /...
Jun 25, 12, 4:31 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,630
Posted By airplanegeek

UA: SEA-SFO-IAH-FLL-IAH-LAX-SEA $257.80ai 3.9cpm Sept

SEA to FLL
United 605
9:23AM - 11:40AM
(SFO)
12:26PM - 6:21PM
(IAH)
7:50PM - 11:17PM

FLL-SEA
United 527
Jun 8, 12, 1:00 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,948
Posted By airplanegeek

I read the entire thread. What's your...

I read the entire thread. What's your point?:confused:
Why would you not want to connect such a large city to your hub?
Jun 7, 12, 6:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,948
Posted By airplanegeek

7th most populous city in US:D

7th most populous city in US:D
Jun 6, 12, 12:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,656
Posted By airplanegeek

Impressive since AS MD80 service to DEN was very...

Impressive since AS MD80 service to DEN was very short-lived.
Jun 6, 12, 12:34 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 38,908
Posted By airplanegeek

Had a similar situation several years ago with...

Had a similar situation several years ago with BA, though was unaware of a booking snafu until checking in. Agent said we never paid and then took our payment at ticket counter for original booked...
Jun 5, 12, 8:11 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 38,908
Posted By airplanegeek

Did not book but went as far as credit card...

Did not book but went as far as credit card screen. Could not get it starting at cheapoair. Had to start with fly.com, then click through from there.
I don't look at a 2-week stay being a MR, but...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 369
 

Forum Jump