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Jun 4, 15, 1:44 pm
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Views: 17,828
Posted By flyingfran

We lost our GM status this year because we could...

We lost our GM status this year because we could not meet the MQD requirement. I completely understand why Delta is attempting to thin the ranks of elite flyers and why they are rewarding those who...
Jan 29, 15, 11:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By flyingfran

The flight has to originate after 4:00pm to be...

The flight has to originate after 4:00pm to be eligible for a meal?
Jan 29, 15, 11:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By flyingfran

Why no meal MSP-MCO?

Our flight leaves MSP at 3:10pm and arrives at MCO at 7:15pm. The flight is 1310 miles. Delta says meal service is offered on flights over 900 miles that fall within the window between 4:00pm and...
Aug 26, 14, 1:32 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,952
Posted By flyingfran

I also did this with my mother, but when she had...

I also did this with my mother, but when she had to transfer planes mid-journey I could not be with her. As independent as we would like to be, and as determined as we may be to manage our family...
Aug 26, 14, 12:57 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,952
Posted By flyingfran

My carry-on is a roll-aboard, but it is not a...

My carry-on is a roll-aboard, but it is not a bulky roll-aboard. It is a couple of inches smaller than the standard roll-aboard, but it does not fit beneath the seat. I can easily hold it on my lap...
Aug 26, 14, 11:42 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,952
Posted By flyingfran

I have a disability that prevents me from...

I have a disability that prevents me from walking, and I use a wheelchair or mobility scooter. I also have a carry-on with my medications and electronic devices. No GA has ever requested that I check...
Jul 20, 14, 11:28 am
Replies: 414
Views: 48,664
Posted By flyingfran

I just spoke with the Medallion Line regarding...

I just spoke with the Medallion Line regarding the 45 minute rule. She checked with a supervisor and returned and read to me the rule which applies only to the originating segment of the flight,...
Jul 20, 14, 8:54 am
Replies: 414
Views: 48,664
Posted By flyingfran

Thank you for this information. This was...

Thank you for this information. This was certainly not the least expensive ticket I could locate. We have not come close to meeting our MQD requirement for the year, so I was not remotely concerned...
Jul 19, 14, 10:57 pm
Replies: 414
Views: 48,664
Posted By flyingfran

The last Customer Service Rep with whom I spoke...

The last Customer Service Rep with whom I spoke on the Medallion line said it was possible to walk the entire concourse Delta used in ten minutes. I am hoping that is true, and I am hoping my MCO-CVG...
Jul 19, 14, 10:40 pm
Replies: 414
Views: 48,664
Posted By flyingfran

Can I Make Connection at CVG in 34 minutes?

Flying from MCO to IST. The only combination of flights that worked for us involved a flight from MCO to CVG connecting to a flight to CGD. The connection time at CVG is 34 minutes.

I have spent...
Feb 26, 14, 3:45 pm
Replies: 1,214
Views: 318,713
Posted By flyingfran

Am I missing something? If during 2015 I spend...

Am I missing something? If during 2015 I spend the minimum of $5000 to retain my Gold status, and earn at least 50,000 MQM's, I will only earn 40,000 FF miles $5000x.08=40,000? I will actually fly...
Jan 20, 14, 6:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By flyingfran

Need New Strategy

Largely thanks to this specific forum, I have been able to sustain our Gold Medallion Status at a reasonable cost. We completed 2013 with 56,350 miles and we spent a total of $2265 each.

Now we...
Jan 20, 14, 6:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By flyingfran

I did this four times on international trips last...

I did this four times on international trips last year. I did not use a TA, nor did I book online. I made all the reservations at the same time using the lady at the Medallion Phone line. At no time...
Jan 19, 14, 2:12 am
Replies: 137
Views: 16,938
Posted By flyingfran

This is obviously not good news, but it must not...

This is obviously not good news, but it must not have started yet. We are currently traveling, and we have been traveling since the end of October. We were upgraded on our domestic flights in...
Jan 18, 14, 11:47 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 16,938
Posted By flyingfran

I apologize, but I have been away from this forum...

I apologize, but I have been away from this forum for several months, and I do not know what the FCM program is. I have tried to use the search feature, but have been unsuccessful.

This seems like...
Dec 18, 13, 11:28 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,164
Posted By flyingfran

The new Sky Lounge at Ataturk in Istanbul offered...

The new Sky Lounge at Ataturk in Istanbul offered two choices of soup when we were there last week, but there was not much else. There were some small bread rolls with very tiny pieces of cheese and...
Dec 18, 13, 11:22 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,877
Posted By flyingfran

We had the worst meal we have had on a Delta...

We had the worst meal we have had on a Delta flight last week. It was a Southwestern Chicken Salad. It consisted of corn and black beans in a large bowl. On a small plate there was a grilled chicken...
Nov 2, 13, 11:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,991
Posted By flyingfran

My benefit was learning from the members of this...

My benefit was learning from the members of this forum just with whom I needed to communicate as well as the specific message that needed to be sent. Without some interpretation I would not have...
Nov 2, 13, 11:18 am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,225
Posted By flyingfran

I recognize that some people do not like dogs, or...

I recognize that some people do not like dogs, or may be allergic to them; however, we love dogs, and would never have a problem having one at our feet. Since my husband's feet are always cold, he...
Nov 1, 13, 6:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,991
Posted By flyingfran

My update. I probably called Delta five or six...

My update. I probably called Delta five or six times confirming that my wheelchair need was documented. Then I called KLM to get similar confirmation and seat assignments. We arrived in Amsterdam at...
Oct 28, 13, 1:56 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 5,660
Posted By flyingfran

I have never read any logical explanation of what...

I have never read any logical explanation of what happens on the DL website when checking or booking fares. I have had a fare disappear right while I am booking "We are sorry. This fare is no longer...
Oct 28, 13, 1:34 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,133
Posted By flyingfran

I am not sure why one would risk the danger of a...

I am not sure why one would risk the danger of a disagreement with a flight attendant merely to sit in a exit row. I realize there is a bit of extra leg room, but is the comfort factor so large as to...
Oct 28, 13, 1:27 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,225
Posted By flyingfran

On a couple of flights I have taken recently...

On a couple of flights I have taken recently following hip replacement surgery I requested bulkhead seating in advance. I was given those seats with the understanding that if a passenger with a...
Oct 28, 13, 1:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,884
Posted By flyingfran

I have no difficulty renting in the US. Every...

I have no difficulty renting in the US. Every major company describes the approximate size of different cars. If I have a question I just check the dimensions of the trunk space online. I could not...
Oct 21, 13, 12:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,425
Posted By flyingfran

Daughter, husband and 8 year old son took VDB...

Daughter, husband and 8 year old son took VDB flying out of SLC to MCO six months ago. They requested FC, and were given FC seat assignments in addition to vouchers. Because it was early in the...
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