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Aug 10, 20, 7:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Danwriter

0924: I appreciate the detailed input. I'm aware...

0924: I appreciate the detailed input. I'm aware of some of the credits Amex Plat is doing (I'm getting Netflix credit without even realizing it) but the those details are why I checked with the...
Aug 3, 20, 7:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Danwriter

Thanks for the replies and yes, good info indeed...

Thanks for the replies and yes, good info indeed about the excise-tax holiday. Incidentally, I've had the card for three years, so the 12-month rule is not an issue. I will try to get a retention...
Aug 3, 20, 10:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Danwriter

Amex Plat points to Delta

Longtime airline-thread poster but this is the first one for CCs, so forgive if it's a dumb question.
During the Covid shutdown my use of the Amex Plat card has gone to near zero, since I'm not...
Jul 27, 20, 7:14 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Danwriter

Definitions

For those who don't keep a massive store on acronyms readily at hand:

SIDA Security Identification Display Area, a special security area designated by an airport operator in the US to comply...
Jul 11, 20, 8:37 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 16,791
Posted By Danwriter

Skift's take on the topic ...

Skift's take on the topic https://bit.ly/325sboZ. An indictment of American being blinded first by greed, then by desperation as the CV-19 hit.
Jun 1, 20, 9:07 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,583
Posted By Danwriter

Worth noting that the DC-10 remains very much in...

Worth noting that the DC-10 remains very much in use as a forest-fire fighter, and the military tanker version, the KC-10, is expected to remain in service till 2043.
Apr 27, 20, 8:02 am
Replies: 85
Views: 11,111
Posted By Danwriter

It's likely going to become one. #Covid-19

It's likely going to become one. #Covid-19
Apr 20, 20, 7:33 am
Replies: 78
Views: 10,586
Posted By Danwriter

Between residual proximity-contagion concerns and...

Between residual proximity-contagion concerns and economic malaise, I'd expect it will take 12-18 months before we see demand begin to ramp up. During that time, airlines will play whack-a-mole...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 14, 20, 9:07 am
Replies: 49
Views: 13,295
Posted By Danwriter

Like automobiles?

Like automobiles?
Apr 13, 20, 8:06 am
Replies: 47
Views: 7,664
Posted By Danwriter

Good riddance.

Good riddance.
Apr 6, 20, 8:35 am
Replies: 39
Views: 8,278
Posted By Danwriter

[QUOTE=_fx;32250591]Mileage running now is silly....

[QUOTE=_fx;32250591]Mileage running now is silly. Weve no clue what status requirements will be for 2021 (some hotels and airlines are already granting extensions), so it could easily be a total...
Apr 6, 20, 8:17 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,061
Posted By Danwriter

Let me guess which finger.

Let me guess which finger.
Mar 23, 20, 8:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By Danwriter

Delta sent an email Sunday announcing some...

Delta sent an email Sunday announcing some closures. This list
https://thepointsguy.com/news/coronavirus-airline-lounges-closed/
...tells what's open for now.
Mar 17, 20, 10:45 am
Replies: 37
Views: 6,376
Posted By Danwriter

Pretty good for a guy with three DUIs. ...

Pretty good for a guy with three DUIs.
https://moneyinc.com/american-airlines-ceo-doug-parker/
Mar 16, 20, 7:15 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,376
Posted By Danwriter

NYT Opinion piece takes on AA (and everyone else)

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/opinion/airlines-bailout.html

An overall indictment of the industry but which rightly focuses on AA's egregious behavior.
Mar 16, 20, 7:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,419
Posted By Danwriter

The vast majority of glitches like funky IFE are...

The vast majority of glitches like funky IFE are resolved by cycling the electronics i.e., turning the device off and then on again, or as the OP indicated, a "hard" restart by holding down one or...
Feb 25, 20, 8:49 am
Replies: 37
Views: 9,836
Posted By Danwriter

Reading the second page of this thread, I realize...

Reading the second page of this thread, I realize how much effort is going into protecting oneself from the car rental company itself. Of the three legs of business travel air, hotel, and car...
Jan 14, 20, 8:10 am
Replies: 500
Views: 203,281
Posted By Danwriter

Advice from an incipient semi-retiree who was EXP...

Advice from an incipient semi-retiree who was EXP for 17 years and is still Lifetime Plat: Don't bother with the status thing anymore. It's over. Buy F on whichever airline gives you the best price...
Dec 24, 19, 9:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 11,065
Posted By Danwriter

AmexPlat has recently enhanced its trip...

AmexPlat has recently enhanced its trip interruption/delay insurance. It's rare to see a bank make things better.

https://thepointsguy.com/news/amex-trip-delay-purchase-benefits/
Dec 24, 19, 9:05 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 33,400
Posted By Danwriter

Note: The OP didn't get a targeted email. As he...

Note: The OP didn't get a targeted email. As he stated in the post:
I saw this on my phone app today"
Dec 3, 19, 5:39 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,677
Posted By Danwriter

In the South, the analogous phrase is, "Bless...

In the South, the analogous phrase is, "Bless your heart!"
Dec 3, 19, 5:36 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 50,927
Posted By Danwriter

Ask for it to be waived. If they won't do it at...

Ask for it to be waived. If they won't do it at the front desk, ask your CC to dispute the ENTIRE charge, including the room charges. Chances are, you'll end up paying it, three months later, but can...
Dec 2, 19, 7:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Danwriter

Boorishness is ubiquitous, particularly in...

Boorishness is ubiquitous, particularly in airports. I believe the OP felt that limited-access lounges were supposed to be havens from that. How quaint.
Oct 29, 19, 3:49 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 22,722
Posted By Danwriter

This is Canada, so it's a man-bites-dog story; in...

This is Canada, so it's a man-bites-dog story; in the US, it's dog bites man; on Ryan Air, it's just another day.
Oct 25, 19, 4:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Danwriter

Thank you.

Thank you.
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