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Oct 5, 04, 3:25 pm
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Views: 3,349
Posted By FlyerTim

Lightbulb 1. A new United Business cabin (perhaps using the...

1. A new United Business cabin (perhaps using the p.s. F seat as a starting point) has long been rumored, and IMHO will be part of any United bankruptcy emergence international biz strategy.

2....
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Views: 69,892
Posted By FlyerTim

Does this change only affect discount Y-fare...

Does this change only affect discount Y-fare upgrades to C, or will flights taken on discount J tix required a surcharge for UGs to F?
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Views: 69,892
Posted By FlyerTim

Hmm: DL: highest Coach fares only NW:...

Hmm:

DL: highest Coach fares only
NW: highest Coach fares only
CO: highest Coach fares sans surcharge, lowest fares with surcharge
AC: highest Coach fares only
US: nobody cares about their UG...
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Views: 69,892
Posted By FlyerTim

Some thoughts: 1. The change to the upgrade...

Some thoughts:

1. The change to the upgrade scheme was inevitable - AA's switch to a 2-cabin model on many longhaul flights means that the airline can no longer treat J as a glorified Economy, and...
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Views: 69,892
Posted By FlyerTim

This move hardly comes as a surprise - once AA...

This move hardly comes as a surprise - once AA moved to a 2-cabin lonhaul model, a restructuring of the intl. upgrade regime was inevitable.
Oct 5, 04, 10:28 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By FlyerTim

This could have occurred for a variety of...

This could have occurred for a variety of reasons:

1. The number of people already on the waitlist ahead of you equals or exceeds the amount of C seats that could reasonably be expected to become...
Oct 5, 04, 10:00 am
Replies: 1,303
Views: 134,990
Posted By FlyerTim

I disagree - the new NW WBC offers more pitch...

I disagree - the new NW WBC offers more pitch (60" vs. 57" on the 777 and 58" on the 744), better recline (176 degrees, which translates to essentially flat given the ~+3 degrees inflight nose up...
Oct 5, 04, 8:52 am
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

Oh boy...

Dovster:

You really ARE trying to get QoS fired, aren't you? The point about QoS becoming a "celebrity", or more to the point - an unsanctioned, unregulated mouthpiece of the company -...
Oct 5, 04, 8:18 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,393
Posted By FlyerTim

If UA Elites will concede that United needs to...

If UA Elites will concede that United needs to start doing some things differently in order for their status to mean something in the long haul, then the transcon move should be viewed as a positive...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By FlyerTim

Keep in mind that despite all of the "big talk",...

Keep in mind that despite all of the "big talk", the odds of contract abrogation for ANY workgroup are rather low. As a general rule, judges are EXTREMELY hesitant to abrogate labor contracts -...
Oct 4, 04, 6:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By FlyerTim

Actually, I'd expect these flights to be virtual...

Actually, I'd expect these flights to be virtual gold mines - the timings allow for maximum connectivity on both ends, not to mention the fact that these are decent O&D markets with sky-high airfares...
Oct 4, 04, 5:45 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By FlyerTim

Actually, I'd wait a little while and try to take...

Actually, I'd wait a little while and try to take advantage of TG's planned nonstop NYC-BKK service, so you can fly all the way to MNL in J with only 1 stop.
Oct 4, 04, 1:48 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

Not really - if anything, DL probably has IT...

Not really - if anything, DL probably has IT folks carefully documenting the offending postings, so that if further action is taken, the company can demonstrate consistent and repeated "offensive"...
Oct 4, 04, 1:46 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

1. Such a letter should convey a sincere apology...

1. Such a letter should convey a sincere apology for her actions, though her activity on FT would now render the "sincerity" of such a letter questionable.

2. If an employee or former employee of...
Oct 4, 04, 1:40 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

Actually, we DO know with certainty that Delta...

Actually, we DO know with certainty that Delta Corporate surveils FlyerTalk - multiple Delta employees who have become involved with FT have been subjected to disciplinary actions ranging from oral...
Oct 4, 04, 1:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,186
Posted By FlyerTim

AA is continually adopting a strict no waivers/no...

AA is continually adopting a strict no waivers/no favors/stick to the rules regime just like every other legacy carrier, so switching to them on account of their CSRs bending the rules would be a...
Oct 3, 04, 8:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,186
Posted By FlyerTim

To the extent that the threat from management...

To the extent that the threat from management results in more consistent (even if slightly diminished) service levels and policy enforcement, it is generally a good thing for customers in the long...
Oct 3, 04, 11:57 am
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

Help her how? An employee of the company posted...

Help her how? An employee of the company posted derogatory info. about her employer on a public website - Delta is well within its legal rights to take action, up to and including termination.
...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By FlyerTim

IF US survives Chapter 22, it will probably look...

IF US survives Chapter 22, it will probably look the same way most airlines do immediately after a second BK - like an abortion with wings. :eek:
Oct 2, 04, 8:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By FlyerTim

I'm a bit confused - did the TA book you into Y...

I'm a bit confused - did the TA book you into Y (i.e., did your ticket reflect a Y fare basis and booking class code) and waitlist you for Z or just keep you in Z and give you a Y seat assignment? If...
Oct 2, 04, 2:48 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,296
Posted By FlyerTim

Thiry-five Premiers - that's nothing. How about...

Thiry-five Premiers - that's nothing. How about over FORTY UGS/1Ks on NYC/WAS-ORD flights during peak times (the most I've ever observed was 67 1K members on a Saturday morning EWR-ORD 319 pre 9/11...
Oct 2, 04, 10:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By FlyerTim

NW reduced capacity because in part because the...

NW reduced capacity because in part because the company is trying to boost its TPAC yields. Sure, NW can reliably fill a 747 on all of the West Coast - Asia routes, but it has absolutely no desire to...
Oct 1, 04, 9:54 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

Her job maybe, but definitely not her CAREER....

Her job maybe, but definitely not her CAREER. From what I've been told, Delta maintains a blacklist of "troublesome" employees and ensures that employees on that list have as "difficult" a time as...
Oct 1, 04, 1:43 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 12,190
Posted By FlyerTim

The legal eagles would probably find that DL...

The legal eagles would probably find that DL would prevail in any legal action, as the body of case law that DL itself has generated over the years supports most any action taken by the airline...
Oct 1, 04, 1:35 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,285
Posted By FlyerTim

Are you implying that UA isn't committed to those...

Are you implying that UA isn't committed to those who throw parties on the upper decks of 744s without a single person in said group having paid a Business Class fare? :p
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