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Yesterday, 7:36 pm
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Posted By ElmhurstNick

My Thursday night MSP-MDW had 24 for 1 on an...

My Thursday night MSP-MDW had 24 for 1 on an oversold CR7. I took the $800 to fly the next day, but we were all the way in the corner at B16 and someone no-showed.
Yesterday, 7:32 pm
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Views: 117,878
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I have the flip side tonight. ORD-RDU, delayed...

I have the flip side tonight. ORD-RDU, delayed by weather but with no good reroute. Booked to 54 on a CR7. I am the only person in F, and nobody is on either the F or C+ upgrade lists. 8...
Yesterday, 3:25 pm
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

ORD-RDU, Monday evening, cleared at window. At...

ORD-RDU, Monday evening, cleared at window. At T-4, 7/9 seats still open, and 16 available in C+.

I'm not sure how long this route will last.
Jun 18, 19, 8:35 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,047
Posted By ElmhurstNick

It is a spoke, so it is more contingent on the...

It is a spoke, so it is more contingent on the weather at the hubs. But it doesn't seem to get hit as hard as UA/AA do when capacity gets cut. It is also a crew base for one of the regionals...
Jun 18, 19, 8:19 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,047
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Nope. Priority Pass is all in T5 and there is no...

Nope. Priority Pass is all in T5 and there is no Centurion lounge.
Jun 16, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,645
Posted By ElmhurstNick

If I was flying D1, I'd wait and get put up in...

If I was flying D1, I'd wait and get put up in the Westin. When I had a mechanical cause most of a STL-SLC to misconnect, by the time we got to the gate they had hotel vouchers printed for...
Jun 16, 19, 5:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I just booked HAM-LHR-JFK/BOS-LHR with the VS...

I just booked HAM-LHR-JFK/BOS-LHR with the VS legs in PE. Google Flights is how I found the flights, put in the search and then filter it down to only BA+VS for flight options. Then I called and...
Jun 14, 19, 12:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,047
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I just moved from CHI to RDU. For the two years...

I just moved from CHI to RDU. For the two years before the move, I was Plat or Gold (due to a medical absence) on DL. Before that, I had been EXP on AA, but when AA changed their upgrade...
Jun 5, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 6,889
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Fun anecdote yesterday where your app would have...

Fun anecdote yesterday where your app would have been useful. Lots of sub-4 year olds on an evening AUS-MDW. Various levels of crankiness even when boarding. I'm in 18C, and this really cute...
Jun 5, 19, 12:12 pm
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Same flight tomorrow morning is a little busier. ...

Same flight tomorrow morning is a little busier. Cleared into 1C at T-72 insterad of into 4A at T-120. F is currently (T-20 hours) sold out, 6 on the upgrade already.
Jun 5, 19, 10:02 am
Replies: 126
Views: 10,261
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I'm commuting RDU-CHI at least twice a month now,...

I'm commuting RDU-CHI at least twice a month now, sometimes four times a month. I fly WN when there's a high probability of having to change my plans, and DL as long as I avoid Sundays and Mondays....
May 30, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

My ORD-RDU CR9 last night that had cleared at the...

My ORD-RDU CR9 last night that had cleared at the window, cleared another 3 of 5 at the gate. C+ was almost completely empty, only 2 seats taken.
May 29, 19, 12:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By ElmhurstNick

The most annoying thing is that Southwest changes...

The most annoying thing is that Southwest changes their flight numbers often enough that you frequently can't tell if your flight is going to be a through flight, and if so if it's going to be from a...
May 28, 19, 12:15 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,215
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Segment running on DL(/AM/KL/AF)

I'm starting to look ahead to 2020, and I am most likely going to be requalifying during 2020 for DL Platinum with the 100 segments and a MQD waiver. I've done some initial searches looking to find...
May 28, 19, 12:03 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 12,868
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Sorry yes, I forgot that I'm not in a North...

Sorry yes, I forgot that I'm not in a North American-focused forum!!

My plan is:
January 8, 2020: Status ends
January 10: Arrive in London on VS
January 13-16: Do four cheap IB/BA segments to...
May 28, 19, 11:56 am
Replies: 75
Views: 12,868
Posted By ElmhurstNick

A question about the end of the membership year...

A question about the end of the membership year vs. the end of that month.

My membership year ends 1/8/20. I will not have requalified for Silver or even Bronze by that point (no BA revenue...
May 28, 19, 6:45 am
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

This Wednesday night's ORD-RDU (CR9) - PM cleared...

This Wednesday night's ORD-RDU (CR9) - PM cleared at window.
May 27, 19, 5:00 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 15,174
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I'm always confused by this: I am about to book...

I'm always confused by this: I am about to book a VS PE fare with VS and credit to DL to get the MQD. Can I still upgrade to J with some of my VS miles I've earned from Hilton over the years? Or...
May 14, 19, 11:11 am
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Plat no reserve, not particuarly expensive fare...

Plat no reserve, not particuarly expensive fare classes except for the Thursday night one that won't clear.. A bunch of RJ flights:

Tuesday day trip RDU-BOS-RDU: Cleared at the window
Thursday...
May 14, 19, 3:15 am
Replies: 42
Views: 13,770
Posted By ElmhurstNick

I usually fly AA on LAX-ORD because I have lounge...

I usually fly AA on LAX-ORD because I have lounge access and extra legroom, and the Uber from DTLA isn't that much worse. But I took the 3pm-ish BUR-MDW on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and it was...
Replies: 249
Views: 19,467
Posted By ElmhurstNick

A weak list but still worth $150 to me as I have...

A weak list but still worth $150 to me as I have a bunch of July/August work travel with one-day stays with a per diem cap that works well with HIX.

4 brands - 13,200
2 CP - 8400
2 2-night...
Apr 29, 19, 11:56 am
Replies: 216
Views: 30,020
Posted By ElmhurstNick

Sadly, I usually can't. I either use BA Avios or...

Sadly, I usually can't. I either use BA Avios or DL SkyPesos, since I'm Platinum on DL and can redeposit.
Apr 29, 19, 11:34 am
Replies: 216
Views: 30,020
Posted By ElmhurstNick

So now the BA web site can't calculate required...

So now the BA web site can't calculate required Avios for a December booking and just errors out, even though it can find availability. Yippie.


Yeah, I've been redeeming 30k at a time for a $600...
Apr 27, 19, 4:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,417
Posted By ElmhurstNick

The biggest difference is the lack of a front lav...

The biggest difference is the lack of a front lav on the CR7. One lav in the back for 70 people is not ideal, especially when if you're in F and have to make your way to the back of the plane.

I...
Apr 27, 19, 4:03 pm
Replies: 267
Views: 23,588
Posted By ElmhurstNick

ATL-CRW (717) Wednesday evening flight: I had...

ATL-CRW (717) Wednesday evening flight: I had bought up to F already because it wasn't very expensive and I was never going to get upgraded on the inbound ORD-ATL. But the ATL-CRW went out with one...
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