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Nov 17, 20, 5:10 am
Replies: 332
Views: 44,466
Posted By Post Scriptum

A confirmed data point on the points-for-money...

A confirmed data point on the points-for-money campaing, gained TP's does not count for "flown at AY" accruals so Lumo can not be gained by money.
With extensions at existing terms, interesting...
Nov 17, 20, 12:59 am
Replies: 514
Views: 60,379
Posted By Post Scriptum

There seems to be a huge amount of such requests...

There seems to be a huge amount of such requests in the pipeline as AY IT has choked on points conversions.

Intentionally or not, this campaign provided greatest value to status pax as only our...
Nov 16, 20, 2:30 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 60,379
Posted By Post Scriptum

I think this is wrong. One can wait for some time...

I think this is wrong. One can wait for some time but in order to fully utilise the 75k TP bonus, one must make the conversion during the ongoing accrual period. When the membership year ends, the...
Nov 16, 20, 7:57 am
Replies: 514
Views: 60,379
Posted By Post Scriptum

My rationale was that for any devaluation, likely...

My rationale was that for any devaluation, likely platinum will stay bit more intact than gold. Would not be surprised of gold becoming much more limited e.g. transition to AA model. So, in order to...
Nov 5, 20, 5:25 am
Replies: 514
Views: 60,379
Posted By Post Scriptum

Ok, I got greedy which is the main purpose of...

Ok, I got greedy which is the main purpose of this campaign. My year started in Feb so did not manage to fly that much before COVID, but then I realized, with "any" earnings, isn't to campaign...
Nov 4, 20, 4:34 am
Replies: 514
Views: 60,379
Posted By Post Scriptum

It would be tempting to renew wife's plat by...

It would be tempting to renew wife's plat by buying points, seems like a easy task and cost is what it is. But real question is what is the value of plat. On one hand, I think plat will have value...
Oct 31, 20, 11:00 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,123
Posted By Post Scriptum

+ naturally segments? Segment running to the max...

+ naturally segments? Segment running to the max :)
Oct 30, 20, 2:28 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,123
Posted By Post Scriptum

There must be a some value somewhere, and it...

There must be a some value somewhere, and it naturally isn't big/point but something. Wasn't American just releasing some of their data and ending up with a monetary value for miles.
Oct 30, 20, 10:56 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,123
Posted By Post Scriptum

I'm actually also thinking of a way for both AY...

I'm actually also thinking of a way for both AY getting some added revenue+getting rid of points:
- Taste of Finnair meal for X euros+1000(or 2000) for delivery
- Meal+delivery for points only
...
Oct 20, 20, 1:46 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,620
Posted By Post Scriptum

Time flies, outbound leg was on 9th so tactically...

Time flies, outbound leg was on 9th so tactically utilizing lounge services almost at the last minute :)
Oct 20, 20, 1:34 am
Replies: 848
Views: 102,620
Posted By Post Scriptum

Bit late but flew two domestic flights on ATR's...

Bit late but flew two domestic flights on ATR's last week.
Lounge was nice :)
Boarding actually ok and groups did work when entering the plane directly from the gate (stairs down to tarmac)....
Oct 18, 20, 12:47 pm
Replies: 629
Views: 72,617
Posted By Post Scriptum

Nice that phone-selfies also work. I have also...

Nice that phone-selfies also work. I have also been a self-declared photographer now for own family and some friends, some 6+ passports processed. Normal camera and medium-lens (e.g. 100mm) will make...
Oct 9, 20, 3:00 am
Replies: 613
Views: 116,704
Posted By Post Scriptum

Champagne still offered, bit warm though.

Champagne still offered, bit warm though.
Oct 8, 20, 11:39 am
Replies: 134
Views: 26,441
Posted By Post Scriptum

All the flights cleared, not the desired one but...

All the flights cleared, not the desired one but ok option did. So, in a sense, in the end platinum magic did the trick to accelerate the process.
Oct 5, 20, 12:48 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 19,992
Posted By Post Scriptum

Well, one Riga trip got me to silver. Too bad...

Well, one Riga trip got me to silver. Too bad there are really no way to take advantage of this high status, wonder will they also extend statuses :)
Oct 5, 20, 8:54 am
Replies: 134
Views: 26,441
Posted By Post Scriptum

I don't envy AY trying to make for a living when...

I don't envy AY trying to make for a living when government tries its best to stop it. But still bit annoyed that clearing waitlist seems somewhat difficult. Thanks to a Lumo tip, we now have two...
Sep 24, 20, 11:23 am
Replies: 391
Views: 33,102
Posted By Post Scriptum

Initially the decision in principle (on 11.9)...

Initially the decision in principle (on 11.9) stated that any trip less than 72 would not require any additional measures. That right is now removed from people living in Finland, making any "day...
Sep 24, 20, 9:06 am
Replies: 391
Views: 33,102
Posted By Post Scriptum

That is wrong, Finnish nationals returning from...

That is wrong, Finnish nationals returning from red countries are now clearly expected to either wait 14 days in "self-induced quarantine" or take two tests. For individual, that does not necessarily...
Sep 24, 20, 7:25 am
Replies: 391
Views: 33,102
Posted By Post Scriptum

Well, great news for foreigners, bad news for...

Well, great news for foreigners, bad news for Finns. Latest approach to travel restrictions is essentially to kill/make impossible travel for Finns abroad to Europe.
Previously there was a "loop...
Sep 7, 20, 2:24 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 26,441
Posted By Post Scriptum

Any recent experiences on awards. I (well,...

Any recent experiences on awards. I (well, honestly my wife who is not a lowly gold) have 6 domestic award flights lined up in october. 3 (inbound) already cleared but outbound leg on waitlist. Were...
Aug 2, 20, 1:33 am
Replies: 5,299
Views: 688,782
Posted By Post Scriptum

This is an old question but maybe someone can...

This is an old question but maybe someone can refer to previous discussions. Why airlines in general want to record BIS in their FFP's?

Wouldn't airlines benefit more from certain no-shows? One...
Jun 11, 20, 6:00 am
Replies: 139
Views: 20,605
Posted By Post Scriptum

Is there any insight when and how status benefits...

Is there any insight when and how status benefits start to emerge back e.g. lounges etc. Without benefits, loaylty and status does not really matter.
my gut feeling is that segment qualifying will...
May 19, 20, 5:51 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Post Scriptum

Maybe the survey was for the current frequent...

Maybe the survey was for the current frequent flyers (whoever they are) :D
Apr 24, 20, 1:51 am
Replies: 490
Views: 82,826
Posted By Post Scriptum

The commissions affects the whole value chain....

The commissions affects the whole value chain. There is a reason why US gas merchants dislike CC payments or why no-one wants to accept AMEX/Diners. Problem could be solved how it is done in US right...
Apr 23, 20, 4:27 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 82,826
Posted By Post Scriptum

Because no-one wants to pay the ridiculous...

Because no-one wants to pay the ridiculous commissions. There is no free lunch, giving cc to a good customer is waste of money, its either comission or revolving credit that brings in money.
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