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Nov 21, 00, 2:24 pm
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Views: 592
Posted By kilane_royalist

United announces reduced elite requirements for 2000

1K 100K/10 84K/90
Premier Exec 50K/60 42K/54
Premier 25K/30 21K/27
Forum: MilesBuzz
Nov 21, 00, 2:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By kilane_royalist

United Lowers Elite Brackets

In a move to appease upset flyers United today announced that the were altering qualification for elite status in the year 2000.

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<TR><TD>1K<TD>100K/10<TD>84K/90
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Forum: MilesBuzz
Nov 15, 00, 2:11 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By kilane_royalist

One wonders if corporate travel offices will...

One wonders if corporate travel offices will start booking people on "no ff miles no certainty" trips.
Nov 15, 00, 9:59 am
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By kilane_royalist

Northwest coach service is quite good on overseas...

Northwest coach service is quite good on overseas flights, something more travellers should become aware of.

But make sure that you are on NW metal.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 31, 00, 3:33 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By kilane_royalist

Currently the bank that issues the USAirways card...

Currently the bank that issues the USAirways card is trying to avoid issuing new ones.
Oct 31, 00, 2:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By kilane_royalist

Luck with upgrades will vary by where you travel....

Luck with upgrades will vary by where you travel. As is usually the case, if you fly out of a fortress hub, your odds are much worse than if you are in an area that has more options. If being in the...
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By kilane_royalist

I continue to hope that the regulatory gods will...

I continue to hope that the regulatory gods will prevent the proposed merger.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 26, 00, 5:39 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By kilane_royalist

Hotwire is for the airline companies to sell a...

Hotwire is for the airline companies to sell a few last minute seats.

Hotwire represents the worst for frequent fliers. Not only no control no miles - hence little incentive to use - but also it...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 26, 00, 5:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By kilane_royalist

NW's coach service to Asia is much better than...

NW's coach service to Asia is much better than United's. My advice? Fly AA to Tokyo with the upgrade and then NW from NRT to China on China Airlines Metal (miles count for NW)
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By kilane_royalist

I've gotten to keeping to browsers open and just...

I've gotten to keeping to browsers open and just closing one if it gets the error.
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By kilane_royalist

And I still silvered on segments.

And I still silvered on segments.
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By kilane_royalist

In your calculations remember the current NW/CO...

In your calculations remember the current NW/CO relationship, and the possible buy out of US by UA.
Oct 25, 00, 1:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By kilane_royalist

Almost certianly the index will be a...

Almost certianly the index will be a "profitability" and longevity scoring system.
Oct 25, 00, 1:33 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By kilane_royalist

I hate to remind people, but FF programs are, in...

I hate to remind people, but FF programs are, in intent, meant to be a kick back program. They are meant to encourage the business traveller to spend someone elses money on expensive last minute...
Oct 25, 00, 1:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By kilane_royalist

NW has one of the highest on time records in the...

NW has one of the highest on time records in the industry.
Oct 25, 00, 1:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By kilane_royalist

It is a nice web site, but it is not clear what...

It is a nice web site, but it is not clear what the rankings are based on. For example, their ticketing mechanism is merely outsourced, and the information on the site is no better than any other...
Oct 25, 00, 1:22 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 2,265
Posted By kilane_royalist

With feul costs putting bottom line pressure on...

With feul costs putting bottom line pressure on airlines, there is a general move to try and reduce FF miles for discounted flights, and to drastically increase the cost of the cheapest tickets by...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 25, 00, 1:09 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By kilane_royalist

Hotwire is another attempt by major airlines to...

Hotwire is another attempt by major airlines to act as their own consolidator at a higher price than they could get from consolidator tickets. Travellers should avoid the site, and write to their...
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By kilane_royalist

Questions from a foreigner

Are there are any members who have experience with the benefits of this program, versus, for example China Eastern's Swallow program?
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By kilane_royalist

posted 10-11-2000 11:12 PM ...

posted 10-11-2000 11:12 PM
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Register for this promotion and get 10,000 bonus dividend Miles, plus...
Oct 19, 00, 11:50 am
Replies: 70
Views: 2,799
Posted By kilane_royalist

A Delta/American merger would make the most sense...

A Delta/American merger would make the most sense if, and that is an if, UA/US is allowed. There is less overlap, their hubs are generally widely spaced. Delta is gets much of its revenue north south...
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By kilane_royalist

I must be the target group - I was a fairly...

I must be the target group - I was a fairly straight shot through the questions and signed up for 9pm tonight.

Hoping to get selected. Miles are miles.
Oct 19, 00, 10:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By kilane_royalist

You can see which companies knew how to hedge...

You can see which companies knew how to hedge their feul costs by the increase. Delta was tops, and US Airways was lowest.

United to Asia is terrible. NW is at least value for dollar. Top service...
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By kilane_royalist

The problem with the promo is that USAirways...

The problem with the promo is that USAirways European service still requires excessive connections to their very few international gateways. As someone living in Boston I have gotten to be a snob...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 17, 00, 10:44 am
Replies: 52
Views: 1,885
Posted By kilane_royalist

Going to New York? Consider going over to...

Going to New York? Consider going over to Continental. Your NW status is just fine over there, and by the end of the year you should be a CO top tier elite.

Of United and AA - count me among the...
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