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Jan 10, 14, 3:47 pm
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Posted By mike_plat

I think even in Delta's Executive membership,...

I think even in Delta's Executive membership, children under 21 should count and the 2 possible guests. For more: $29/each.
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Views: 14,271
Posted By mike_plat

But more importantly can use the BA Galleries...

But more importantly can use the BA Galleries First Lounge at LHR T5 when connecting. Braised short ribs anyone?
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Views: 14,271
Posted By mike_plat

It's for international travel and certain...

It's for international travel and certain domestic transcon routes only. I know LA and SF feel like they're in different countries, but they're actually not.
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Views: 14,271
Posted By mike_plat

That's to make sure you weren't just pencil...

That's to make sure you weren't just pencil whipping the survey. If you don't answer "Satisfied" for that item, I'm sure they just throw your survey away.
Feb 5, 13, 11:52 pm
Replies: 597
Views: 79,115
Posted By mike_plat

What the training program idea misses is that...

What the training program idea misses is that there are a lot of PMUA agents who throw their hands up and almost hope that it fails. You can't retrain that.
Feb 5, 13, 9:33 pm
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Views: 827
Posted By mike_plat

It was likely a top line revenue increasing move....

It was likely a top line revenue increasing move. The Origination/Desitnation market for New York-Buenos Aires is larger than the Origination/Destination market for Washington DC/Buenos Aires...
Feb 1, 13, 1:48 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 12,535
Posted By mike_plat

Then what was on that elegant little serving cart...

Then what was on that elegant little serving cart on my flight from IAH to GIG in BF in 2006?
Jan 30, 13, 11:17 am
Replies: 228
Views: 30,087
Posted By mike_plat

But this is the whole problem with a "better"...

But this is the whole problem with a "better" smaller company taking over a "worse" larger company. The tail doesn't wag the dog, and the result is a larger dog with mange.
Jan 30, 13, 9:31 am
Replies: 228
Views: 30,087
Posted By mike_plat

I think Larry Kellner was inspired enough of a...

I think Larry Kellner was inspired enough of a leader to have remembered all the Harvard Business School cases that have shown that small companies taking over larger companies almost never works. ...
Jan 29, 13, 2:55 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 30,087
Posted By mike_plat

The catering falls into Category 1. Continental...

The catering falls into Category 1. Continental had great catering, especially on international flights. That's gone. Three weeks ago I was coming back from Buenos Aires to Newark in BF. The...
Jan 29, 13, 1:08 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 30,087
Posted By mike_plat

I think the legacy CO management has managed to...

I think the legacy CO management has managed to do the following with the merger:

1) They ruined most of what was good about PMCO.
2) They never fixed was was bad about PMCO.
3) They...
Jan 16, 13, 9:57 am
Replies: 142
Views: 16,367
Posted By mike_plat

They can't make you use the return, but if they...

They can't make you use the return, but if they wanted to, they could sue you in court and collect the difference between the 1-way ticket and the round trip. Depending on the market, that could be...
Jan 16, 13, 9:09 am
Replies: 142
Views: 16,367
Posted By mike_plat

Yup. So, hmmmmm. What should an airline do? ...

Yup. So, hmmmmm. What should an airline do? Have hubs in big cities with big markets? Let's see, PMUA has Los Angeles (#2) and Chicago (#3). PMCO has New York (#1) and Houston (#4). Maybe if...
Jan 16, 13, 8:47 am
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Views: 79,115
Posted By mike_plat

I don't know all the details here obviously, but...

I don't know all the details here obviously, but I do think that legacy UA agents being ticked off with SHARES does nothing for customers. At some point they're going to have to accept the...
Jan 16, 13, 8:01 am
Replies: 142
Views: 16,367
Posted By mike_plat

When I first started working (Frank Lorenzo was...

When I first started working (Frank Lorenzo was running Continental then) I was flying from Hartford to Chicago a lot. I noticed the fares were a lot cheaper to Milwaukee, connecting in ORD on the...
Jan 14, 13, 3:38 pm
Replies: 597
Views: 79,115
Posted By mike_plat

I'm not happy with it either, but mostly because...

I'm not happy with it either, but mostly because they've managed to destroy what I liked about CO without improving what I didn't like about CO. I think this is what any HBS case would have said...
Jan 14, 13, 3:12 pm
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Views: 79,115
Posted By mike_plat

I'm sure most UA customers from SFO who lived...

I'm sure most UA customers from SFO who lived through the summer of 2000 might disagree with you. UA certainly couldn't blame SHAREs back then.
Jan 14, 13, 2:49 pm
Replies: 597
Views: 79,115
Posted By mike_plat

You're forgetting the root cause: an equipment...

You're forgetting the root cause: an equipment swap. SHAREs certainly had its share of quirks in the CO days, but in my experience, it's operating much worse now than it did then. There was no...
Jan 14, 13, 2:39 pm
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Posted By mike_plat

In 2007, I lost an upgrade at SFO on CO. It was...

In 2007, I lost an upgrade at SFO on CO. It was to EWR, so I was pretty ticked. It was because of exchanging 1 config of 737 for another (what the heck???). In the end I got 2 domestic upgrade...
Dec 23, 12, 6:09 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,985
Posted By mike_plat

If desperation is going to set in if you can't...

If desperation is going to set in if you can't find Low mileage awards on SkyMiles, you should seriously consider a different airline and program.
Dec 23, 12, 6:03 am
Replies: 28
Views: 38,234
Posted By mike_plat

Really?? Apparently you were not at SFO Friday...

Really?? Apparently you were not at SFO Friday night (12/21) at 8:30. It looked like a flash mob had emerged over a Justin Bieber sighting.
Dec 5, 12, 7:17 am
Replies: 944
Views: 19,725
Posted By mike_plat

Again, you miss the point. I quoted the...

Again, you miss the point. I quoted the following:



I stated that 100% of the time you have to spend the time to call DL or AA even to request your upgrade (waitlist or not). All the time. ...
Dec 5, 12, 6:51 am
Replies: 944
Views: 19,725
Posted By mike_plat

No it's not. The OP stated that he was trying to...

No it's not. The OP stated that he was trying to apply a GPU to an international itinerary and that it didn't clear even though he saw R available. Some one else then contemplated whether it was...
Dec 5, 12, 6:42 am
Replies: 1,184
Views: 147,922
Posted By mike_plat

Don't you love the feature in which you hold the...

Don't you love the feature in which you hold the cursor over a continent name and an orb appears to announce , "Europe 0 Delta SkyClub Locations", "Africa 0 Delta SkyClub Locations", "Asia Pacific 3...
Dec 4, 12, 10:27 pm
Replies: 944
Views: 19,725
Posted By mike_plat

Tell me how to apply an SWU to a DL long-haul...

Tell me how to apply an SWU to a DL long-haul international itinerary without calling DL? Impossible, correct? Ironically you could buy a ticket on nwa.com and upgrade it with miles 10 years ago...
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