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Jun 10, 19, 6:05 am
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Posted By ncwillett

Even if you are on a BE ticket and get seated in...

Even if you are on a BE ticket and get seated in the last row or two of the aircraft? It could take 10-15 minutes just to get off the plane, and another 15-20 to get to the next gate depending on...
Jun 10, 19, 6:00 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,231
Posted By ncwillett

Yes, in my experience. And it is not...

Yes, in my experience.


And it is not uncommon for those with status, particularly at the higher levels, to have policies waived in order to be accommodated when things go awry and/or travel...
Jun 9, 19, 7:56 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,231
Posted By ncwillett

So your scheduled itinerary only had a 56 minute...

So your scheduled itinerary only had a 56 minute connection to begin with? At CDG? That was actually pretty risky to start with. CDG can be quite time-consuming to transit; next time consider...
Jun 9, 19, 7:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By ncwillett

See if you can book something for that night that...

See if you can book something for that night that can be canceled up until midnight. Then if you don't make the flight you can cancel. If you do make it, you already have your hotel lined up.

As...
Jun 8, 19, 7:26 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,719
Posted By ncwillett

[QUOTE=spin2nd;31179475] And it's Augusta who...

[QUOTE=spin2nd;31179475]
And it's Augusta who gets the benefit to the East, not Birmingham, haha. ;)
/QUOTE]

Oops, sorry. I looked once to see and must have looked at the map backwards or...
Jun 6, 19, 6:01 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,719
Posted By ncwillett

I read once that there are vague, long range...

I read once that there are vague, long range plans for yet another concourse, presumably to be named concourse G. Given how spread out the airport is from T to F already, G would end up in near...
May 30, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 72
Views: 8,933
Posted By ncwillett

And yet, silver gets you the ability to choose...

And yet, silver gets you the ability to choose better seats at no cost, a free checked bag, some level of priority check in, boarding ahead of the general public (so less likelihood of having to gate...
May 28, 19, 6:01 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 8,933
Posted By ncwillett

Two things- 1. At some airports, the Sky...

Two things-
1. At some airports, the Sky Priority check-in line has a sign that reads "Sky Priority blah blah blah AND Silver medallion". Or it may say "and Sky Team Elite, which includes silver...
Apr 15, 19, 6:35 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,082
Posted By ncwillett

1. 10% of fare plus taxes means what? If we find...

1. 10% of fare plus taxes means what? If we find a coach ticket for $898 all in will it be $89.80? I read online some folks said airlines interpreted as 10% of full (Y fare class) fare. Any truth to...
Mar 11, 19, 7:19 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,935
Posted By ncwillett

Probably because of lounge overcrowding.

Probably because of lounge overcrowding.
Mar 5, 19, 1:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By ncwillett

Good luck with that. Not saying you'll never see...

Good luck with that. Not saying you'll never see it, but for peak season it's more typical to see 1000-1500.
Dec 3, 18, 6:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,315
Posted By ncwillett

Flights TO the Caribbean can leave from any gate.

Flights TO the Caribbean can leave from any gate.
Nov 15, 18, 7:50 am
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Views: 7,059
Posted By ncwillett

I snagged 2 RT to Dublin for late March/early...

I snagged 2 RT to Dublin for late March/early April trip (which we'd been thinking about doing anyway), and then our friends immediately booked the same deal. Cash price was almost $7k, so around 7...
Oct 31, 18, 7:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By ncwillett

Keep in mind that not all of those you are seeing...

Keep in mind that not all of those you are seeing are actually based in Seattle; many could be from the JFK area returning home from business in the SEA area, returning from a TPAC via connection at...
Oct 30, 18, 5:46 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By ncwillett

While you might be eligible, it's unlikely. ...

While you might be eligible, it's unlikely. IMHO, the fair thing to do in an oversold situation would be to move a DM to C+ and perhaps let you (if there were no higher status pax in E) move to that...
Oct 30, 18, 5:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By ncwillett

The OP actually acknowledged that to begin with.

The OP actually acknowledged that to begin with.
Oct 17, 18, 7:06 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,380
Posted By ncwillett

Is it 100% demand based? No. But the laws of...

Is it 100% demand based? No. But the laws of supply and demand still play a role here. It's just a little more complicated because it's not just about award tickets alone. Pax can choose to pay...
Oct 16, 18, 6:31 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,380
Posted By ncwillett

The laws of supply and demand are just that-...

The laws of supply and demand are just that- SUPPLY AND demand. They work together. When demand is significantly decreased, either the price will drop OR supply will drop. Delta can adjust supply...
Oct 16, 18, 6:27 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,380
Posted By ncwillett

Except that Delta isn't a true monopoly. There...

Except that Delta isn't a true monopoly. There may be a few tiny, small town airports served primarily by a few Delta commuter jets only, but that's not what anyone's been talking about here. Most...
Oct 15, 18, 11:20 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,380
Posted By ncwillett

Well, they can if there is more demand for them. ...

Well, they can if there is more demand for them. The laws of supply and demand work, regardless of whether the currency is cash or miles. And they aren't being punitive per se; they are doing...
Oct 13, 18, 7:03 am
Replies: 89
Views: 15,019
Posted By ncwillett

I haven't seen any plans for it so no, I actually...

I haven't seen any plans for it so no, I actually do NOT know it will be less comfortable or welcoming. The agents at FLL are all super friendly though, so I have no doubt they will make me feel...
Oct 12, 18, 6:58 am
Replies: 89
Views: 15,019
Posted By ncwillett

I agree it's confusing the way it's indicated on...

I agree it's confusing the way it's indicated on that link but the reality is this: FLL has had a club for years. A few months ago it closed temporarily for renovations. It reopens this coming...
Oct 11, 18, 8:35 am
Replies: 89
Views: 15,019
Posted By ncwillett

The new temporary sky club opens Monday morning...

The new temporary sky club opens Monday morning (10/15). The truly new one is still a year or two away, as the entire terminal gets renovated.
Oct 9, 18, 7:24 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,285
Posted By ncwillett

Excess MQMs rollover, Amex spending does not. As...

Excess MQMs rollover, Amex spending does not. As of January 1, you would be credited with $0 spend toward the Amex waiver, and whatever MQMs you finish the year with, over and above 75k.
Sep 6, 18, 6:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By ncwillett

There are no complimentary medallion upgrades to...

There are no complimentary medallion upgrades to business class on transatlantic flights.
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