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Feb 14, 20, 7:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By AviationFreak

I agree. While it's not fair to displace...

I agree. While it's not fair to displace passengers who selected their seat in advance, I this is likely part of the reason why Delta blocks of many seats (including preferred ones) from automatic...
Jan 13, 20, 4:38 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,422
Posted By AviationFreak

I'm glad to see this thread because it explains...

I'm glad to see this thread because it explains why my family and I had such a terrible experience checking in at TXL in December (five of us, all DL Medallions). Check-in agent was not only...
Jan 6, 20, 5:06 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 28,313
Posted By AviationFreak

Over the holidays the 767 sat for a few days at a...

Over the holidays the 767 sat for a few days at a time on the tarmac by Terminal 1 (Southwest). Presumably it’s cheaper for it to sit at RDU than CDG?
Dec 30, 19, 5:04 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 10,644
Posted By AviationFreak

Had an interesting experience leaving Germany a...

Had an interesting experience leaving Germany a few days ago. separate ticket from DE-> AMS on KLM and then AMS-DTW-XXX on DL. Checkin agent (in the Priority lane) flat out refused to through check...
Dec 10, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,356
Posted By AviationFreak

Y’all. This is quite the conspiracy theory.

Y’all. This is quite the conspiracy theory.
Dec 9, 19, 11:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,356
Posted By AviationFreak

(Obviously) Incorrect upgrade list -> DMs buy...

(Obviously) Incorrect upgrade list -> DMs buy more first class seats. Something about that doesn’t quite check out.

Not knowing anything about how DL operates internally, the multiple upgrade...
Dec 9, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 184
Views: 57,177
Posted By AviationFreak

Wow. I was just about to post this thought. I...

Wow. I was just about to post this thought. I wonder if it has something to do with moving from upgrades processing at 5pm ATL time, coupled with myriad other changes to the upgrade algorithm because...
Nov 27, 19, 7:27 am
Replies: 1,959
Views: 785,428
Posted By AviationFreak

RDU-DTW ended up needing 2 after being oversold...

RDU-DTW ended up needing 2 after being oversold by 4 initially. 600 for a later flight and 1000 for an overnight.
Oct 26, 19, 6:31 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,342
Posted By AviationFreak

Whoops - sorry yes it’s AF3665 op as DL74

Whoops - sorry yes it’s AF3665 op as DL74
Oct 25, 19, 1:44 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 10,342
Posted By AviationFreak

Not sure if this is true - I've never had an...

Not sure if this is true - I've never had an issue getting PM benefits (seats, upgrades) on these types of tickets when a flight is DL coded and non-E fare class. I do think trying to make changes...
Oct 25, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,342
Posted By AviationFreak

I think we're talking past one another. Yes, if...

I think we're talking past one another. Yes, if all flights are AF/KL marketed, then obviously DoD is the only shot at C+/F on the DL operated segments. However, you can get an underlying...
Oct 25, 19, 6:40 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,342
Posted By AviationFreak

I’ve done this many times and even gotten F on...

I’ve done this many times and even gotten F on some domestic connections. But, it is also sometimes possible to get a AF/KL coded, DL operated long haul flight followed/preceded by a DL coded and...
Oct 19, 19, 2:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By AviationFreak

I’ve had this happen before. I think this is an...

I’ve had this happen before. I think this is an issue with R class (KL/AF codeshare that’s delta operated) - Just call to get the seats!
Sep 5, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By AviationFreak

There’s broader availability than LAX. Last week...

There’s broader availability than LAX. Last week got JFK-FCO for 20 + 80 dollars in taxes
Aug 12, 19, 3:09 am
Replies: 33
Views: 9,402
Posted By AviationFreak

In MAD now and just walked all the way from E...

In MAD now and just walked all the way from E (Term 2) to Delta (Terminal 1, Gates A) in 15 minutes or so at a pretty quick pace. It’s all connected airside, the only issue could be passport control....
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By AviationFreak

Codes next to PAX names

Hi team!

Flying KLM as a DL PM with my parents (also PMs) and we had to get rebooked, during which I was able to see the agent’s information screens. Next to our names there were codes “NDPU,...
Jul 26, 19, 2:59 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,060
Posted By AviationFreak

Interesting. I get that this could be a concern...

Interesting. I get that this could be a concern that comes with the tradeoff of service to more remote/marginal places that probably need connections to the 'mainland' to remain viable. On the other...
Jul 26, 19, 8:48 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,060
Posted By AviationFreak

I would love to know the answer to both of those...

I would love to know the answer to both of those questions.

In terms of behavior, I'm guessing it certainly changed the incentive structures airlines face. I wonder if they schedule flights...
Jul 23, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,060
Posted By AviationFreak

Given there is EU law around this, a question...

Given there is EU law around this, a question about compensation is not at all unreasonable, especially considering this is exactly the type of behavior (potentially) the law intended to...
Replies: 37
Views: 10,680
Posted By AviationFreak

Whenever I fly AF/KL on an itinerary with a delta...

Whenever I fly AF/KL on an itinerary with a delta flight, the Delta app tells me when my bags were (not - which is more often the case) loaded into an AF/KL flight. The gate agent at AMS was amazed...
Replies: 1,026
Views: 202,362
Posted By AviationFreak

CDG-DTW offer for PE: €289 or 34,100 miles

CDG-DTW offer for PE: €289 or 34,100 miles
Jun 18, 19, 8:02 pm
Replies: 1,959
Views: 785,428
Posted By AviationFreak

1500 today for SEA-AMS, but also got op-uped at...

1500 today for SEA-AMS, but also got op-uped at the gate. Took the cash. Grad student, so cash > D1.
Apr 21, 19, 6:47 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By AviationFreak

DL1440 returned to SLC

Was supposed to be on DEN-SLC today but changed flights. I still got a flight notification that the flight was delayed from the app for some reason. Turns out it took off and immediately returned to...
Feb 2, 19, 7:46 am
Replies: 622
Views: 80,452
Posted By AviationFreak

Arrived at BTV last night. All bags scanned in at...

Arrived at BTV last night. All bags scanned in at 19 minutes and it took my bag another 8 minutes to show up. They clearly scanned them somewhere else and then drove them to the claim because I could...
Jan 7, 19, 9:57 am
Replies: 622
Views: 80,452
Posted By AviationFreak

Flew into RDU yesterday, and our bags were...

Flew into RDU yesterday, and our bags were scanned as arrived at claim at 17 minutes after door opened. It took another 6 minutes for the bags to appear on the belt. While they were being scanned,...
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