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Apr 2, 20, 4:06 pm
Replies: 434
Views: 41,840
Posted By andrewk829

Worrying about your 2021 airline status or...

Worrying about your 2021 airline status or engaging in detailed speculation about what the "rules" might be strikes me as being similar to speculating about the inheritance before the body is in the...
Mar 15, 20, 9:45 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 9,424
Posted By andrewk829

I'm not some kettle flyer who doesn't understand...

I'm not some kettle flyer who doesn't understand the perqs of status. I like these perqs too . . . I was a United 1K for many years; now with Delta I fluctuate between Gold and Platinum. I just think...
Mar 15, 20, 6:30 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 9,424
Posted By andrewk829

This topic just doesn't seem right. It's like...

This topic just doesn't seem right. It's like discussing the details of the inheritance before the body has gone in the ground.

People, there are far more important things about which to concern...
Feb 25, 20, 5:22 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,316
Posted By andrewk829

The thread provides an opportunity for nostalgia...

The thread provides an opportunity for nostalgia . . .

I lived in the Dallas area briefly in the late 1990s. Having relocated there from Cincinnati (another once-significant Delta hub that is now...
Feb 19, 20, 4:18 pm
Replies: 2,975
Views: 395,622
Posted By andrewk829

SEA-FAI flight schedule

I'm not sure if this complaint is "pathetic", but it is definitely an annoyance. With time running out to use my annual Amex Platinum card companion certificate, I am exploring a possibility of a...
Feb 2, 20, 3:29 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 7,300
Posted By andrewk829

Let me summarize this thread: "Discontinue all...

Let me summarize this thread: "Discontinue all forms of Sky Club access except the form of access that I have."

If you really want exquisite, white glove treatment where you don't have to suffer...
Feb 2, 20, 3:16 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 9,380
Posted By andrewk829

Normally, but not always, one first class seat is...

Normally, but not always, one first class seat is cheaper than two economy seats. And, given the choice, I'd rather have a first class seat than two economy seats. Additionally, (1) it'd be an...
Feb 1, 20, 12:02 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 7,300
Posted By andrewk829

But what do you do about complimentary forms of...

But what do you do about complimentary forms of entry . . . e.g., Gold Medallion or higher traveling internationally? Diamond Medallion Choice Benefit? (should there be a co-pay)?
Feb 1, 20, 11:17 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,035
Posted By andrewk829

Just as a data point . . . a few years ago, due...

Just as a data point . . . a few years ago, due to "life", I dropped from Platinum to Nothing status (pleased to report I have since rebounded). That year, I purchased a domestic ticket in January...
Feb 1, 20, 11:09 am
Replies: 96
Views: 7,300
Posted By andrewk829

If you enter a Sky Club, you are contributing to its overcrowding

Everybody who complains about the "herds" in SkyClubs does so with the attitude that the mechanism by which they enter a SkyClub is "the most deserving". It's "everybody else" - their "lessers" -...
Jan 27, 20, 4:30 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,048
Posted By andrewk829

Back in the mid-late 90s, when economy class...

Back in the mid-late 90s, when economy class in-flight meals were more common, flights whose length was ~500 miles, give or take, sometimes featured a "snack bag" . . . a paper sack that would...
Jan 27, 20, 3:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By andrewk829

I fell from Platinum to Zero about 5 years ago on...

I fell from Platinum to Zero about 5 years ago on account of some "things in life"; it kind of sucked, but I am pleased to report I recovered to Silver for a couple of years and then later to Gold...
Jan 27, 20, 11:31 am
Replies: 1,482
Views: 247,758
Posted By andrewk829

Since I moved from the SFO area to the SEA area 7...

Since I moved from the SFO area to the SEA area 7 years ago, I have shifted my loyalty to Delta, with United as a "secondary airline", and I've held onto my legacy United Mileage Plus Select Visa...
Jan 23, 20, 9:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By andrewk829

SImilar situation as OP

I bought a ticket today in "Premium Select", SEA-MSP-AMS-KBP. SEA-MSP in DL Comfort +, MSP-AMS in DL Premium Select, and then it is a bit of a mystery what I have from AMS-KBP (on KLM metal but a DL...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 8, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 28,464
Posted By andrewk829

I noticed they did post miles for the Jan. 5 wild...

I noticed they did post miles for the Jan. 5 wild card game against the Eagles (325 miles to be exact). I could be wrong, but in previous years I don't think post-season games counted in the...
Jan 7, 20, 5:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,522
Posted By andrewk829

Screen shot of Skymiles Aco.... History from 15 years ago

Apologies to the mods if there is a thread of "historical material" (if so, feel free to move).

I was going through my archives and found that I took this screen shot of my account activity at the...
Jan 7, 20, 3:35 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 13,170
Posted By andrewk829

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1977x930/klm_mileage_20de9fbc0a0bb2727a903325f48f8f50d6e4bc32.jpg
Pulled this from delta.com just now
Jan 7, 20, 2:50 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 9,375
Posted By andrewk829

I kind of miss the days of the "pilot as tour...

I kind of miss the days of the "pilot as tour guide". Maybe "marketing research" has revealed passengers don't like it. Or maybe now, with maps on the IFE system, the geography nerds can narrate...
Jan 7, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 77,755
Posted By andrewk829

Route: AMS-SEA Fare: Main cabin Status: Gold ...

Route: AMS-SEA
Fare: Main cabin
Status: Gold
What Happened: About one-third of the baggage for this flight (inclusive of bags with "priority" tags) did not appear in the International Arrivals...
Jan 7, 20, 11:34 am
Replies: 50
Views: 13,587
Posted By andrewk829

Hopefully this focus on "domestic core hubs"...

Hopefully this focus on "domestic core hubs" includes better scheduling of flight banks so that I do not have to choose between a risky 30-40 minute layover (which, even if everything is on time,...
Jan 6, 20, 2:41 pm
Replies: 2,975
Views: 395,622
Posted By andrewk829

1. When the overhead reading light is controlled...

1. When the overhead reading light is controlled by the seatback video system. Make the light button a physical button, by the light, where it has been since the dawn of aviation.

2. When the...
Jan 6, 20, 2:31 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,258
Posted By andrewk829

Award redeposit fees are very annoying,...

Award redeposit fees are very annoying, especially when the cancellation is made well in advance of the trip and hence has virtually zero consequence to the airline. In my opinion, the redeposit fee...
Jan 1, 20, 9:23 pm
Replies: 135
Views: 21,860
Posted By andrewk829

Why care about the exact date of the rollover?

Will the rollover be on January 6 or January 8 or January 12? Who cares? Why even spend three seconds worrying about it or thinking about it?

About the only scenario for which I could see it...
Dec 30, 19, 9:42 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 89,889
Posted By andrewk829

Timimng of pre-arrival breakfast on eastbound trans-Atlantic flights

I fly SEA-AMS or SEA-CDG on Delta metal about 3 times a year on average. I have noted that the pre-arrival breakfast in Economy class is often served very late. It seems the FAs are usually...
Dec 26, 19, 10:54 pm
Replies: 370
Views: 130,854
Posted By andrewk829

There's also the matter of whether your checked...

There's also the matter of whether your checked baggage (if applicable) will make the connection. Baggage going on widebodies is, to my understanding, containerized, so not sure if that adds to the...
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