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Aug 8, 05, 11:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Cacophony

Regular lines quite short? Depends on when...

Regular lines quite short? Depends on when you're flying. If you're going out of EWR on a Sunday afternoon, the lines can be very, very long. Fortunately the World Club is airside.
May 24, 05, 12:23 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,113
Posted By Cacophony

I have mixed feelings about NW @ JFK: On the...

I have mixed feelings about NW @ JFK:

On the positive side, easy transit from Manhattan on the A train, and a quiet international terminal with good services (landside, though, as is the WC).
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May 24, 05, 12:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By Cacophony

Here's my experience with Delta phone agents: ...

Here's my experience with Delta phone agents:

If your call is routed to the India call center, the agent may not even know what Northwest is, much less whether your elite status entitles you to...
Forum: SkyTeam
Mar 24, 05, 3:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Cacophony

Thanks for the quick responses! I'm not as...

Thanks for the quick responses! I'm not as worried about lounge upon arrival, as I'll be transiting straight to my hotel.

I'm worried that the OA lounge might be treated as a business-class...
Forum: SkyTeam
Mar 24, 05, 2:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Cacophony

ATH Skyteam lounges?

I'm flying JFK-ATH this weekend in coach, and I was wondering if anyone had any experiences with the SkyTeam Elite+ lounge access benefit in ATH. Based on the info I could glean from the aiport...
Mar 7, 05, 5:54 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cacophony

Not entirely true. There is another upgrade...

Not entirely true. There is another upgrade sweep 3hrs prior to departure. You may want to stop at a kiosk & reprint your boarding passes, you may find a new seat assigment.

Another comment:...
Mar 5, 05, 9:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Cacophony

If you reach the india call center you may have...

If you reach the india call center you may have to be persisistent. It is a legit benefit, so keep pushing until they give you a P seat.
Feb 21, 05, 5:12 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,287
Posted By Cacophony

Me neither. Haven't even seen one of the new bag...

Me neither. Haven't even seen one of the new bag tags yet...
Feb 18, 05, 1:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Cacophony

Well, you *were* going to pay the $871.90,...

Well, you *were* going to pay the $871.90, weren't you? It might better serve YOU if they rethought their hub-hub price structure, but given the loads I've seen, it's hard to argue it would better...
Feb 18, 05, 1:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Cacophony

Since when was Starbucks wifi free? Last time I...

Since when was Starbucks wifi free? Last time I checked it was pretty darn expensive, billed through T-mobile.

The economics aren't nearly as simple as we'd like, there is real expense involved...
Feb 17, 05, 3:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Cacophony

It would appear that the 3 hr mark has some...

It would appear that the 3 hr mark has some significance based on my experience. Happens all the time to me too...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 16, 05, 4:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By Cacophony

I think that would create a toxic cloud of fake...

I think that would create a toxic cloud of fake butter powder and qualify as a terrorist act.
Feb 14, 05, 5:44 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 3,430
Posted By Cacophony

I got it...88k last year, based out of SFO. I...

I got it...88k last year, based out of SFO. I have dropped my travel pace in about half (from 10k+/mo to 5k/mo) so maybe that's why I was targeted?
Feb 14, 05, 4:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By Cacophony

Be aware that NW rev management is holding lots...

Be aware that NW rev management is holding lots of F seats until the last minute too -- and often selling them. There are tons of threads in the NW forum about this. As a NW plat, I'm rarely...
Feb 3, 05, 12:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Cacophony

Discussed thoroughly: What's the deal with...

Discussed thoroughly:

What's the deal with early upgrades lately? (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=366069)

Late running EUA?...
Jan 19, 05, 3:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Cacophony

I'm sure someone else can shed more light on this...

I'm sure someone else can shed more light on this than me, but I do know that NW retired their (small) DC9-10 fleet around the first of the year. Perhaps they're using Avros to cover those routes,...
Jan 10, 05, 5:26 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 5,563
Posted By Cacophony

DTW-EWR/LGA is usually a granola bar. For less...

DTW-EWR/LGA is usually a granola bar. For less than an hour in the air, I guess it's all you can expect.
Jan 10, 05, 2:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Cacophony

They do have a big maintenance operation in...

They do have a big maintenance operation in Duluth, but I thought it was just an Airbus depot.

I used to catch Sun Country flights MSP-DLH on a DC10 (mid 90's)...with about 30 pax on the entire...
Jan 8, 05, 8:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 15,086
Posted By Cacophony

BTW, the 332 has been added to SeatGuru.

BTW, the 332 has been added to SeatGuru.
Jan 8, 05, 8:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By Cacophony

I've been having the same experience as justame...

I've been having the same experience as justame -- UG comes through after check-in, but before I reach the airport. This has been making me feel more comfortable about completing checkin @ 24 hours...
Jan 7, 05, 10:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Cacophony

Anyone have a happier story than jiburi? Unless...

Anyone have a happier story than jiburi? Unless someone can point to a place where this was covered, I would like to keep this thread open.
Jan 7, 05, 3:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Cacophony

Given what they say about how they feel about...

Given what they say about how they feel about Delta at the moment, perhaps they're feeling generous :)
Jan 7, 05, 3:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Cacophony

Actually, I spent about 10 minutes searching for...

Actually, I spent about 10 minutes searching for a reference to this.

Since you clearly have found something via a search, perhaps you could share the keywords you used.
Jan 6, 05, 5:12 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Cacophony

International coach award ticket op up?

Does anybody have experience being op-upgraded when flying NW internationally on a coach award ticket? Plats, specifically?
Jan 6, 05, 4:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Cacophony

Yes, it must match exactly. Even a middle...

Yes, it must match exactly. Even a middle initial can throw the system off.
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