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Yesterday, 11:04 am
Replies: 255
Views: 46,282
Posted By socalduck

Well, I certainly would have been surprised if AA...

Well, I certainly would have been surprised if AA had been the first US carrier to announce this. Now that DL has paved the way, I would expect AA and UA to offer something similar soon.
Yesterday, 11:03 am
Replies: 255
Views: 46,282
Posted By socalduck

Well, I certainly would have been surprised if AA...

Well, I certainly would have been surprised if AA had been the first US carrier to announce this. Now that DL has paved the way, I would expect AA and UA to offer something similar soon.
Mar 18, 20, 11:49 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,854
Posted By socalduck

This is cascading out of control. Time for some...

This is cascading out of control. Time for some meaningful government action, e.g., guaranteed business interruption insurance for all companies. Opening the discount window for banks or sending out...
Nov 3, 19, 12:07 pm
Replies: 4,520
Views: 1,112,987
Posted By socalduck

Sebastian Bach escorted from DL 617 at LAX this morning

Waiting to board for RDU and the LAX PD escorted an inebriated Sabastian Bach from the arriving flight from TPA. Some sort of altercation on board, sounds like he was being a total a*hole. Gives...
Aug 13, 19, 4:17 am
Replies: 241
Views: 54,643
Posted By socalduck

It looks like I likely flew my final Mad Dog...

It looks like I likely flew my final Mad Dog flight (AA 347 DFW-RDU) back on 8/1. This my 30th year flying AA, and it is a safe bet that Iíve flown over 1m miles just on the MD80. Great, comfortable...
Dec 27, 18, 2:14 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 12,278
Posted By socalduck

For 2018: 110 hours 2x around the world ...

For 2018:

110 hours
2x around the world
10 destinations visited
longest flight CDG - ORD
Most visited RDU (home airport), LHR, LAX
$150 in checked bag savings, but as I rarely check a...
Dec 27, 18, 11:05 am
Replies: 237
Views: 18,286
Posted By socalduck

You cleared EQD by $2.00! Well done!^

You cleared EQD by $2.00! Well done!^
Dec 27, 18, 10:49 am
Replies: 237
Views: 18,286
Posted By socalduck

Did not re-qualify this year until early...

Did not re-qualify this year until early December.
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I had another ~ 50k...
Aug 31, 18, 4:31 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 20,058
Posted By socalduck

This could be its own thread, just update and...

This could be its own thread, just update and submit: ďIíve seen <Y/J> pax steal the <item name> from the <location> on <origin airport code> - EZE.Ē
Aug 16, 18, 6:28 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,744
Posted By socalduck

My first AA flight was 8/27/89, PDX to YUL, via...

My first AA flight was 8/27/89, PDX to YUL, via ORD, so this will be my 29th year in the program. Over that time, Iíve flown in every AA mainline aircraft type except for the F100 and MD-11. No...
Aug 14, 18, 11:18 am
Replies: 107
Views: 9,021
Posted By socalduck

[QUOTE=Dallas49er;30080910]Warning: YMMV ...

[QUOTE=Dallas49er;30080910]Warning: YMMV

Question #1-Why should I chase "status", when if one is not CK, you ain't s***, and one's lower tier loyalty (EXP) is is continually being diluted,...
Jul 21, 18, 11:53 am
Replies: 345
Views: 39,015
Posted By socalduck

Anything to avoid CLT, so my list would be: ...

Anything to avoid CLT, so my list would be:
RDU-YYZ
RDU-SNA
RDU-PDX
RDU-CDG (I know, DL has this covered, but I would much prefer a 788/9)
Jul 1, 18, 4:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By socalduck

Yes, that is correct. I was able to get scrambled...

Yes, that is correct. I was able to get scrambled eggs on demand. I would also add that all the staff encountered were friendly and helpful.
Jul 1, 18, 9:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By socalduck

Just finished a two night stay at the AC Hotel...

Just finished a two night stay at the AC Hotel Asheville. First time with this brand. I would describe it as a limited edition of Edition. Definitely a step above Aloft, with a nice rooftop bar that...
Jun 10, 18, 3:08 am
Replies: 500
Views: 198,215
Posted By socalduck

A good reminder today why EXP/OWE is worthwhile: ...

A good reminder today why EXP/OWE is worthwhile: the Admiralís Club at CDG this morning was stuffed to the gills, but the CX lounge next door was a peaceful oasis. Enjoyed some nice made-to-order...
May 26, 18, 5:46 am
Replies: 80
Views: 63,063
Posted By socalduck

In either scenario, you will be spending a lot of...

In either scenario, you will be spending a lot of time in coach. Personally, if most of your flying is domestic, I would lean towards Delta, as you get the benefit of way more non-stops, and a...
May 15, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By socalduck

No, it was the old 762.

No, it was the old 762.
May 15, 18, 3:05 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By socalduck

Used to get this regularly between LAX and EWR. ...

Used to get this regularly between LAX and EWR. Loved the Capt. Kirk woolly mammoth seat!
Mar 11, 18, 9:03 am
Replies: 587
Views: 226,749
Posted By socalduck

Substitute "duck" for "chicken" and this is the...

Substitute "duck" for "chicken" and this is the menu for my upcoming RDU-LHR flight. Not really too excited about any of these selection. I'm leaning towards the cannelloni. Thoughts?
Mar 11, 18, 7:10 am
Replies: 56
Views: 5,172
Posted By socalduck

This. Iíve been able to avoid the 319 for the...

This. Iíve been able to avoid the 319 for the most part, but the dreadful 737MAX will likely be inescapable. DL already gets a third of my domestic travel, and I only see that percentage increasing...
Jan 16, 18, 12:22 pm
Replies: 1,044
Views: 149,878
Posted By socalduck

ATL to RDU, 40-50 is not uncommon.

ATL to RDU, 40-50 is not uncommon.
Dec 11, 17, 4:23 pm
Replies: 617
Views: 691,550
Posted By socalduck

Flight 174 RDU-LHR tonight was an equipment swap...

Flight 174 RDU-LHR tonight was an equipment swap to N792AN. According to the FA, this is the first revenue flight for this bird, post refit. Whether or not that is true, it certainly looks shiny and...
Dec 8, 17, 7:18 am
Replies: 127
Views: 15,376
Posted By socalduck

With those numbers, you deserve it! Not sure I...

With those numbers, you deserve it! Not sure I want a year where I spend that much time in the air with AA.
Dec 6, 17, 6:18 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 15,376
Posted By socalduck

Currently at $13,725 EQD and 103k EQM, but with a...

Currently at $13,725 EQD and 103k EQM, but with a last-minute TATL next week, I should finish around $22k on EQD. I actually wanted to do the TATL on DL, but the dates and routings I wanted would...
Nov 25, 17, 9:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By socalduck

Recently booked three biz saver awards for April,...

Recently booked three biz saver awards for April, RDU-LHR-RDU. I was able to snag seats on the RDU-LHR nonstop outbound, but no luck on the return, so we we are on BA through JFK for the trip home. ...
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