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Jun 1, 20, 9:53 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,913
Posted By Tango

The MD-11 will be flying for a very long time. ...

The MD-11 will be flying for a very long time. Air freight companies love them. They have a good weight/thrust ratio, lots of room and most important, a decent heavy landing weight.
May 27, 20, 9:35 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 38,335
Posted By Tango

United has come close to buying status. The only...

United has come close to buying status. The only thing that counts is how much you spend--and one flight. Spend 24k on one ticket and you have just earned top tier status. It may be difficult to...
May 12, 20, 11:50 am
Replies: 1,046
Views: 130,539
Posted By Tango

Boeing also does business with Defense and space....

Boeing also does business with Defense and space. Boeing may shrink but I doubt it will go bankrupt.
Apr 30, 20, 10:44 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,119
Posted By Tango

Anyone under 2 is not required to wear a...

Anyone under 2 is not required to wear a mask--and not recommended under CDC guidelines.
I doubt there are many minors or UM's flying these days.
Costco will require wearing masks for anyone...
Apr 14, 20, 2:12 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,478
Posted By Tango

Promises were made to keep jobs currently based...

Promises were made to keep jobs currently based in MSP and DTW to remain there. That did not happen.
MSP and DTW were fortress hubs under NW and even more so under Delta. From a customer stand...
Apr 11, 20, 6:32 pm
Replies: 578
Views: 211,324
Posted By Tango

If demand does not come back quickly, is this the...

If demand does not come back quickly, is this the end for the 747?
Apr 11, 20, 11:20 am
Replies: 56
Views: 7,478
Posted By Tango

There has been too much consolidation. The last...

There has been too much consolidation. The last thing we need is another merger. Look at all of the promises Delta made when the bought out Northwest. It did not take very long for Delta to start...
Apr 7, 20, 8:55 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 82,561
Posted By Tango

American was the first US airline to introduce...

American was the first US airline to introduce premium economy. Airlines like British and Cathay had these cabins up and running for years before AA figured out this was the most profitable class to...
Apr 7, 20, 3:30 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 82,561
Posted By Tango

If I lived in Atlanta, Delta would not be my...

If I lived in Atlanta, Delta would not be my first choice as just about everyone living in Atlanta is elite with DL. Being elite offers much higher chances of upgrades if you do not reside in one of...
Apr 6, 20, 8:44 am
Replies: 220
Views: 31,561
Posted By Tango

The cost is really low compared to how much they...

The cost is really low compared to how much they earn selling frequent flyer miles. Airlines now sell more miles vs giving them out for flights flown. The cost to redeem miles vs what they earned by...
Apr 5, 20, 10:28 pm
Replies: 220
Views: 31,561
Posted By Tango

Delta is Alaska's main nemesis. AS has to match...

Delta is Alaska's main nemesis. AS has to match Delta and maybe even more. Up until know, the Seattle market was big enough for both Delta and Alaska to maintain healthy hubs together. That may...
Apr 5, 20, 10:15 pm
Replies: 220
Views: 31,561
Posted By Tango

The frequent flyer mileage programs are the most...

The frequent flyer mileage programs are the most profitable parts of the airline business. It costs nothing for an airline to create mileage and the cost of redeeming mileage is close to nothing.
Apr 1, 20, 8:11 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 65,045
Posted By Tango

I do not fault that Alaska is shuttering all but...

I do not fault that Alaska is shuttering all but one of their lounges. When I was in Hong Kong in early March, I did not complain to CX that most of their lounges were closed. I do fault the...
Mar 31, 20, 5:58 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 65,045
Posted By Tango

The question to ask is "are you currently flying"...

The question to ask is "are you currently flying" and if yes, how has the lounge closures impacted you.
If you are not flying, lounge closures would not be a concern.
Mar 21, 20, 11:49 am
Replies: 692
Views: 78,301
Posted By Tango

Southwest just discontinued most beverages. I...

Southwest just discontinued most beverages. I would be surprised if the other airlines do not follow suite. You also to look at the flip side. Dishing out food and drinks are not the real issue...
Mar 9, 20, 7:20 am
Replies: 24
Views: 5,108
Posted By Tango

All the US airlines are doing this. This is a...

All the US airlines are doing this. This is a serious revenue hit to them (they make something like $750,000,000 each quarter on this). I would be surprised to see an airline not offering this.
Mar 6, 20, 5:43 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,310
Posted By Tango

Whenever I have an issue with Alaska, I let them...

Whenever I have an issue with Alaska, I let them know and they take care of it. I have an expectation that travel can cause issues so I never ask for anything from Alaska when I comment on...
Mar 6, 20, 5:38 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 38,335
Posted By Tango

The WHO is saying you should not change travel...

The WHO is saying you should not change travel plans if you are healthy. If you are sick, do not fly but if you cancel travel due to fears of the current outbreak, you can be causing more harm than...
Mar 4, 20, 9:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,820
Posted By Tango

I apologize if I sounded like I was...

I apologize if I sounded like I was ranting......just amused at the chain of events.
Last time I tried to call CX, I was on hold for a very long time and I do not relish another one.
It is what it...
Mar 3, 20, 10:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,400
Posted By Tango

AA used to have an equipment change in Seattle. ...

AA used to have an equipment change in Seattle. They flew a 757 from MIA to SEA and a widebody onwards to NRT.
It would be crazy for AA to fly the 789 from SEA to LAX and back---too hard to fill...
Mar 3, 20, 9:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,820
Posted By Tango

Down graded then offered to upgrade for a fee!

My original flights were changed out to dates that just did not work for me. I was booked in premium economy (E) all the way through to Singapore and back. I was able to change my return flight...
Feb 13, 20, 5:20 pm
Replies: 913
Views: 127,335
Posted By Tango

I doubt you are going to see many people changing...

I doubt you are going to see many people changing between the AA and AS FF programs. AA and AS routes do not have that much overlap with the exception of SFO and LAX to JFK. What benefit would...
Feb 13, 20, 2:54 pm
Replies: 913
Views: 127,335
Posted By Tango

Each airline can control how many miles/points...

Each airline can control how many miles/points you earn on partner flights---I see no difference with someone flying AA crediting miles to AS. AS could easily keep their current redemption levels...
Feb 13, 20, 1:18 pm
Replies: 913
Views: 127,335
Posted By Tango

Why does everyone assume that Alaska will move to...

Why does everyone assume that Alaska will move to a revenue based FF program? They have kept the current system as a marketing tool and to keep people flying on Alaska. Each airline can control how...
Sep 30, 19, 2:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Tango

JFK BA lounge access question

I am not sure if this is the best forum to ask this but thought I should start here.

I am flying from JFK to LAX on Alaska.
I am then connecting from LAX to DOH on QR.
I hold Emerald status with...
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