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Mar 23, 06, 10:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By ilovemiles

An additional revenue suggestion for NW...

Hey NW, here is an idea for you…

I am just a lowly silver, but I really don’t like the thought of paying $15.00 to pick coach seats. But, rather than just complain, I offer a suggestion that...
Feb 24, 06, 8:01 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 6,715
Posted By ilovemiles

It is in the emerald club agreement that you have...

It is in the emerald club agreement that you have to send in to validate your emerald club membership. But, I always check the fine print everytime I rent. It is in the authorized driver section of...
Jan 26, 06, 10:05 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 6,715
Posted By ilovemiles

I always try to use National. The primary reason...

I always try to use National. The primary reason for me is additional drivers.

Spouse and business partners drive free on National Emerald Club rentals. Certainly a nice benefit of being an NW...
Aug 12, 05, 10:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,719
Posted By ilovemiles

It sounds like the bat was behaving normally...

It sounds like the bat was behaving normally (given its circumstances) and therefore is very unlikely to be infected (chances ~1 in 1000 (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/kidsrabies/Animals/bats.htm)...
Aug 7, 05, 9:15 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,193
Posted By ilovemiles

Perspective is everything... I often fly...

Perspective is everything...

I often fly to/from BJI. During this summer's “peak” season there were a few CRJ flights. Every other flight at BJI is a Saab.

Saab: Cramped, noisy 50 min...
Jul 6, 05, 9:14 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 4,348
Posted By ilovemiles

219.1 million loss. (Lower than expected due to...

219.1 million loss. (Lower than expected due to hedging toilet paper instead of fuel).
May 31, 05, 6:37 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By ilovemiles

The nwa.com/mall has 15,000 miles for signature...

The nwa.com/mall has 15,000 miles for signature or business cards & 10,000 for platinum. Note that the annual fee is not waived the first year with these offers.

...
Apr 26, 05, 8:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By ilovemiles

Thanks for the response, but I still don't "get...

Thanks for the response, but I still don't "get it" and don't follow the relevance to the call center example. From the previous posting: "According to efficiency reports that I read, the average...
Apr 25, 05, 6:07 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By ilovemiles

Could you elaborate on this? I having trouble...

Could you elaborate on this? I having trouble following it. If a single transatlantic flight costs, say $1,000.00 to cater, that would be 100,000 pennies. 100,000 pennies times $20,000,000 equals...
Apr 4, 05, 9:14 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,906
Posted By ilovemiles

I agree completely! Planeside is the way to go. ...

I agree completely! Planeside is the way to go. I drop the stuff in the cart and it is there at the destination. Quick and reliable. No chance for it to get misdirected to another part of the...
Jan 1, 05, 10:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By ilovemiles

We also got caught up in the holiday mess. We...

We also got caught up in the holiday mess. We did BJI-MSP-IND-DTW-CVG to get my wife enough miles for SE. Our first flight went fine. All of the rest were late. To my horror, I had to turn down a...
Dec 16, 04, 9:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By ilovemiles

Just a couple of thoughts... Be sure to...

Just a couple of thoughts...

Be sure to bring a stroller. It can be really handy for getting around the airport and for filling up with baby supplies;

Bring a few pacifiers/nooks/plugs......
Dec 13, 04, 9:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By ilovemiles

The stroller would also be quite handy if your...

The stroller would also be quite handy if your flight gets "interrupted" and you need services from the AMS transfer desk. At least with the stroller, you will have somewhere to put your child for...
Dec 12, 04, 10:49 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By ilovemiles

You could leave the car seat in a locker at MSP. ...

You could leave the car seat in a locker at MSP. But, what are you going to do with your daughter during those 5 hours? I'd be tired of carrying a 19 month after an hour or so... As tempting as it...
Dec 7, 04, 7:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By ilovemiles

My business travel won't change much. But,...

My business travel won't change much. But, flying with my family will increase. This change will generate more revenue for NW from us. We frequently travel to locations that are about a one day...
Dec 5, 04, 8:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By ilovemiles

ITN Class Availability varies depending upon destination

I’ve been checking various flight options on ITN and was surprised to find that a flight’s available seats in a particular class change depending on the destination. It makes sense from a revenue...
Nov 19, 04, 5:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By ilovemiles

How recently has this happened to you? I have...

How recently has this happened to you? I have had it tell me that the flight is oversold and to see the gate agent if interested, but never had it put me on the volunteer list.
Nov 3, 04, 7:55 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By ilovemiles

There are two "workarounds" for this issue. You...

There are two "workarounds" for this issue. You earn regular miles over the limits if you are elite or if you pick the automatic payment with a quick payment (6 days?) after the bill date.
Sep 24, 04, 4:01 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,916
Posted By ilovemiles

I really hope that they go with the cloth seats. ...

I really hope that they go with the cloth seats. The leather seats can get rather nasty on hot days waiting to take off! (Not that cloth is any cleaner -- it just hides the moisture/nasty stuff...
Sep 16, 04, 9:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By ilovemiles

I also am a fan of National for a couple of...

I also am a fan of National for a couple of reasons:
1) If you are in Emerald Club (free), there is no extra fee for your spouse or "business associate" to drive;
2) At many of the airport...
Aug 28, 04, 6:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By ilovemiles

They wouldn't give my wife points (or NW miles) a...

They wouldn't give my wife points (or NW miles) a couple of weeks ago because she paid for her room with a company check! They told her that her room had to paid for with HER money to get points! ...
Aug 25, 04, 10:52 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,808
Posted By ilovemiles

How does this apply to the Saabs? They don't...

How does this apply to the Saabs? They don't appear to have oxygen masks and they don't mention masks during the safety talk. However, there is a an O2 "jack" every few rows. I am curious why they...
Aug 18, 04, 8:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By ilovemiles

Have to pay with MY money to earn points?

My wife just stayed a few days at the BW Inn on the Park in Madison Wisconsin on a business trip. She brought along a check from her employer to pay for the room. When she tried to give either her...
Aug 5, 04, 7:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ilovemiles

My 2 & 4 years olds were Silver on CO segments...

My 2 & 4 years olds were Silver on CO segments two years ago. We did a MR or two to be sure that they would make it. Not long afterwards, they started getting junk mail.

My favorite was the...
Jul 1, 04, 7:08 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By ilovemiles

I agree, the transfer desk is awful! We were...

I agree, the transfer desk is awful! We were stuck in AMS after a small weather delay. We waited in the regular line for 30 minutes and moved up maybe 1-2 people (there were hundreds waiting in...
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