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Nov 6, 17, 5:40 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,299
Posted By MickeyB

Customer Care. The flight was cancelled and...

Customer Care. The flight was cancelled and rebooked by the Reservation Line but the credit was issued from an agent at Customer Care when I called them.

$200 credit for what ended up being a...
Nov 6, 17, 3:25 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,299
Posted By MickeyB

Same thing happened to me. I was rebooked from...

Same thing happened to me. I was rebooked from one AS flight to another during the Friday mess and in the process of doing that they cancelled my return flight for tomorrow 11/7. Spoke to someone...
May 8, 14, 4:06 pm
Replies: 503
Views: 54,584
Posted By MickeyB

@lazard - I disagree. In my case, a company is...

@lazard - I disagree. In my case, a company is hiring me to produce a product that they find of value. In Ben's case, we are "hiring" him through our contribution to produce a product that we (who...
May 8, 14, 3:24 pm
Replies: 503
Views: 54,584
Posted By MickeyB

Lucky is a rockstar! This is the best...

Lucky is a rockstar! This is the best crowdsourcing idea I have ever seen and hands down I will be donating a small amount.

To the haters - get a grip. This isn't a charity - if you need to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 15, 13, 3:29 pm
Replies: 371
Views: 109,815
Posted By MickeyB

Thank you (to poster above me)! I have not seen...

Thank you (to poster above me)! I have not seen that - and it is very helpful. I surmise that the only relevant part is "reasonable grounds" and what constitutes reasonable grounds (i.e. is a 3 days...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 15, 13, 1:20 am
Replies: 371
Views: 109,815
Posted By MickeyB

We have spoken to two different attorneys. Both...

We have spoken to two different attorneys. Both have advised that they do not feel a criminal suit is possible, as in Canada - they only need a suspicion defined as a "hunch" in order to execute the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 10, 13, 5:29 pm
Replies: 371
Views: 109,815
Posted By MickeyB

Interesting. Both individuals were found to...

Interesting.

Both individuals were found to be guilty of transporting illegal substances into Canada. The first complaint surrounds a claim that the traveler was not informed of her right to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 9, 13, 6:33 pm
Replies: 371
Views: 109,815
Posted By MickeyB

Thank you everyone for your feedback and...

Thank you everyone for your feedback and thoughts.

As point of clarification as the SOP (Subsequent Original Poster), yes - the person whom I speak of is a citizen of Canada (the OP of this...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 7, 13, 6:43 pm
Replies: 371
Views: 109,815
Posted By MickeyB

I am curious what people think of a situation...

I am curious what people think of a situation that happend to my boyfriend yesterday while returning home from a 3 day trip to Bogota - flying BOG-MIA-DFW-YVR. He is a Canadian citizen with a...
Jul 7, 13, 1:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By MickeyB

Do not count on there being milk. They used to...

Do not count on there being milk. They used to cater one or two, and I was able to snag one with luck for my son who is also very picky. But last three flights (including yesterday's ORD-SEA) I have...
Jul 4, 12, 7:14 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 5,937
Posted By MickeyB

Not at all. For me, I often pay 25% to 30% more...

Not at all. For me, I often pay 25% to 30% more than I would on DL or AA to purchase my original flight from AS, on AS metal. I do this for the luxury of being able to change my flight if I want to...
Apr 28, 12, 2:28 am
Replies: 507
Views: 62,961
Posted By MickeyB

I usually do not even bother to look at the list...

I usually do not even bother to look at the list on most routes because I know it isn't going to happen. I can remember being 43 of 45 though on a ATL-MCO flight.

Two weeks ago I scored an UG...
Jan 9, 12, 9:37 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,940
Posted By MickeyB

And what is up with the typo? Two small...

And what is up with the typo? Two small paragraphs and they didn't even proofread?

"Due to the popularity of these lunches over the past few years, and our dgoal (SIC) for increased participation"...
Jan 8, 12, 11:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By MickeyB

I fail to see how waiving a standby fee for a AS...

I fail to see how waiving a standby fee for a AS 75K risks a true EXP of not getting benefits they are entitled too - do you mean that maybe they got a standby seat that a EXP could have gotten?...
Dec 28, 11, 8:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By MickeyB

Someone else suggested in a different discussion...

Someone else suggested in a different discussion SEA-BLI one-way and taking SuperShuttle back as the cheapest option...

I was 123 short of 75K and did a SEA-PDX roundtrip on Christmas Eve... you...
Dec 18, 11, 8:44 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,126
Posted By MickeyB

Yup - happened to me twice this year. Once on a...

Yup - happened to me twice this year. Once on a STO-SEA flight on DL and once MEX-SEA with a stopover in LAX on AS. Regarding the AS upgrading you for a subset of segments, I had a really hard time...
Dec 13, 11, 9:10 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,056
Posted By MickeyB

I had the same experience as the OP - I wanted to...

I had the same experience as the OP - I wanted to shoot myself in the head as I waited for each page to load and I too contemplated aborting the survey a could of times and only stuck it out because...
Dec 6, 11, 6:01 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 7,104
Posted By MickeyB

After adding up all my travel between now and the...

After adding up all my travel between now and the end of year I was 43 miles short of 90K on partner! Ugh. So I booked a SEA-LAS on 12/31 (return on 1/2) to make up the difference. I know it would...
Nov 28, 11, 11:25 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,932
Posted By MickeyB

Whining? Whose whining? All I am saying is that...

Whining? Whose whining? All I am saying is that I, along with everyone else, has a choice when we hit 50K miles (or 40K in some cases, or segments or whatever), that we can continue to fly AS and...
Nov 27, 11, 11:58 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,932
Posted By MickeyB

Excellent point and I agree with you. My point,...

Excellent point and I agree with you. My point, which was not well-stated I admit - is that AS could have fixed the long running problem of the 24-hour upgrade free for all debacle which would have...
Nov 27, 11, 9:19 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,932
Posted By MickeyB

Yes, I agree. And as I think about it - it is...

Yes, I agree. And as I think about it - it is smart from AS perspective. They introduced 75K to keep people loyal to them after 50K miles. Otherwise people who do as I used to, earn low level...
Nov 26, 11, 3:44 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,932
Posted By MickeyB

My upgrade rate on AS (as a 75K) has also been...

My upgrade rate on AS (as a 75K) has also been fairly decent so far - I have only missed the following:

SEA-LAX on a Saturday morning (that kind of surprised me, but FC was full weeks out). ...
Nov 23, 11, 10:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,461
Posted By MickeyB

Wouldn't the same exact thing happen to you on WN...

Wouldn't the same exact thing happen to you on WN (and actually, it would be a lot higher fee, it is the fare difference isn't it - which would be quite high day of)? I can remember being in your...
Nov 23, 11, 8:29 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,079
Posted By MickeyB

I am a travel writer and hospitality consultant -...

I am a travel writer and hospitality consultant - 75% of my trips are business related.
Nov 12, 11, 8:58 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 17,931
Posted By MickeyB

I accidentially bought myself two coach tickets...

I accidentially bought myself two coach tickets on Brussels Airline about 4 years ago. I bought one, forgot I did it, an then bought a second one (I know, stupid blond moment). I realized my...
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