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Jan 27, 21, 2:50 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,938
Posted By Flying_Duck

Not sure whether his has been said, but I often...

Not sure whether his has been said, but I often put together 2 separate DL tickets when paying out of pocket for BC, as in domestic A to B (F or MC) where B is a busy gateway overseas with cheaper BC...
Jan 26, 21, 11:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,055
Posted By Flying_Duck

I am a Dual EU / US citizen, The June travel is...

I am a Dual EU / US citizen, The June travel is professional (exempt), I am vaccinated, I have free access to SARS-CoV-2 testing, and yes, I know in that regards I am privileged, However,...
Jan 26, 21, 10:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,055
Posted By Flying_Duck

DL Rip Van Winkle: coming out of COVID-19

Now being back in the FF mode, I feel like Rip Van Winkle after his 20 year snooze!

Being high risk for COVID-19, my last flight was in March 2020 - this after flying an average of 200K+...
Dec 23, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,446
Posted By Flying_Duck

As are my wife and I (though my wife is GM) ...

As are my wife and I (though my wife is GM)

Occasionally, on a joint record, I will be upgraded, and not my wife (i.e. when only one seat is available and we are on top of the list). Depending on...
Dec 19, 19, 8:01 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 25,321
Posted By Flying_Duck

Sounds fishy - I don't believe Delta ever asks...

Sounds fishy - I don't believe Delta ever asks for additional information once you are off the plane - certainly never happened to me

I also once attended to a FA on a TATL flight who had fallen...
Dec 19, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Flying_Duck

I travel BOI-CPH/SLC-CPH several times a year,...

I travel BOI-CPH/SLC-CPH several times a year, and find it very convenient, usually through SEA when from BOI. It is fast and convenient, connecting either in AMS or CDG with frequent departures to...
Dec 19, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 61
Views: 12,827
Posted By Flying_Duck

I am a Delta Guy pretty much all the way near 30...

I am a Delta Guy pretty much all the way near 30 years, but once 2 years ago, traveling with my family of 3 to a Caribbean destination for Scuba diving, I purchased FC for the 3 of us on AA for the...
Dec 18, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 61
Views: 16,005
Posted By Flying_Duck

This thread is sort of turning into a "DYKWIA...

This thread is sort of turning into a "DYKWIA Light" thread!! :-)

Personally, I really don't care one way or the other, I view the "thank you for being" like our daily "How are you", creating a...
Dec 17, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 58
Views: 25,321
Posted By Flying_Duck

Reminds me of a friend of mine who is a professor...

Reminds me of a friend of mine who is a professor and PhD in aeronautic engineering, who's assistant one time had him issued a ticket in the name of "Dr. "James Jones"". When a medical emergency...
Dec 16, 19, 4:41 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 23,125
Posted By Flying_Duck

Actually KLM puts a few more inches on pitch into...

Actually KLM puts a few more inches on pitch into their Premium economy and BC seats, and with that, the empty middle seat is not too shabby (and the service and food & beverage selection is actually...
Dec 16, 19, 4:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By Flying_Duck

When introducing DM, and diluting the PM benefits...

When introducing DM, and diluting the PM benefits significantly, it would have made sense for Delta to say: 1MM: SM, 2MM: GM, 3MM: PM, 4MM: DM "lifetime" (says he who just crossed the 3MM!! and only...
Dec 16, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 25,321
Posted By Flying_Duck

That would imply that Delta would know you are an...

That would imply that Delta would know you are an MD in case of an onboard medical emergency - which (speaking for myself) I can attest is NOT the case

After having assisted in ~13 on-board...
Jul 1, 19, 12:27 am
Replies: 43
Views: 7,049
Posted By Flying_Duck

Lithium batteries and Delta's abandonment of common sense

OK, so I am sucker - persuaded by commercials and reviews, I bought myself an AWAY Cary-On luggage, the brand being one of the first offering a battery in the luggage to charge your smart-whatever....
Jun 9, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,319
Posted By Flying_Duck

Schedule change resulting in a "downgrade"

When the new Delta One suite product came out, I really wanted to check it out, even though all of my transatlantic flights are out of SLC, and are in the regular Delta One cabin on the direct...
Jun 9, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,050
Posted By Flying_Duck

30m on the Diamond line - with call back option....

30m on the Diamond line - with call back option. Rare - but It happens. I chuck it up to the traveling things I have no control of - and deal with it/adapt
Oct 1, 17, 5:54 pm
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Views: 141,048
Posted By Flying_Duck

You Stray - You Pay!? (DL FF: equipment switch, seat loss on AA)

7 months ago I decided to stray from DL to AA for a personal trip - now 2 weeks prior to departure, I am living to regret it. I am sure this does not happen to a high tiered AAA member, nor that this...
Apr 16, 17, 7:33 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 62,483
Posted By Flying_Duck

I have 3 reservations at this hotel for the rest...

I have 3 reservations at this hotel for the rest of 2017, all booked through Hilton prior to the property ownership change.

No email or other notice from Hilton, and like others, all 3 reservation...
Dec 25, 16, 11:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,105
Posted By Flying_Duck

Am I unique in wondering when reality will catch up with Delta?

OK, so I have been a top tier Delta flyer since that term was invented - and still am.

Being located in SLC I have no choice and easily fly my 250K+ miles on DL per year

1/2 to 2/3 of my travel...
Oct 2, 16, 6:51 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,259
Posted By Flying_Duck

Got it! - it is one of these "makes no sense...

Got it! - it is one of these "makes no sense rules" will go in the basket of all the other with a sticky about working with/around them while eyes roll :rolleyes:

(Having a recent encounter with...
Oct 2, 16, 6:46 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,259
Posted By Flying_Duck

Wow, you are shaming me because I had the...

Wow, you are shaming me because I had the audacity to start having a social life outside Flyer Talk!

Some of you should try it - it is quite liberating - and it obviously doesn't prevent one from...
Oct 2, 16, 12:05 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,259
Posted By Flying_Duck

Say what? You want me to buy a $3K cheaper ticket in order to upgrade my wife?

I travel trans-oceanic 7-8 times a year, always in BE/DF, always paid by my clients.

Once to twice a year when going to a destination to my wife's liking, she wants to go with me, and until today,...
Sep 25, 16, 5:45 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By Flying_Duck

Segment gone from itinerary with schedule change - UA balks at fixing it

Just wonder whether the following is standard UA OP?

Living in SLC and flying a lot for work and pleasure, DL is my airline, on which I have Diamond status. For fun, my family and I like to dive,...
Sep 17, 15, 12:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,296
Posted By Flying_Duck

Upgrade discrimination against US over Europeans? - What Gives?

So I wanted to do my yearly crazy trip over thanksgiving going from SLC-ATL-SCL Nov 25 (to go to Easter Island) - returning same route Nov 30, 2015. Fare is "U", upgraded from ATL-SCL-ATL on a WWU,...
Sep 16, 15, 11:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,430
Posted By Flying_Duck

Just got caught in this time wasting scam in PHX...

Just got caught in this time wasting scam in PHX 5 days ago. Rented the car in TUS 9/10/15 7 PM, drove to PHX (133m) after my meeting, filled it up 0.5 mile from the airport and dropped it off at...
Sep 8, 15, 9:25 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,900
Posted By Flying_Duck

A French friend of me traveling just about as...

A French friend of me traveling just about as much as me (~175K/y) for as long, is now a lifelong top-tier at AF, he is now working on building top-tier lifetime on BA. With ~3M miles with DL I am...
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