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Yesterday, 7:25 am
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Posted By ajggiant

I'm seeing reduced frequencies on many regional...

I'm seeing reduced frequencies on many regional routes during the last week of October, 1 less flight per day than the previous week to/from CHO, RIC, SYR, BUF and ORF, with the frequencies returning...
Oct 9, 19, 6:22 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 11,628
Posted By ajggiant

Despite my profile, Iím currently on probationary...

Despite my profile, Iím currently on probationary diamond status (via reclaim my status). On my morning CRJ flight (no first) the color is similar to the old app diamond, a slate blue although a bit...
Oct 4, 19, 2:05 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 14,003
Posted By ajggiant

This is a broken fare* so the $35 (each way) BE...

This is a broken fare* so the $35 (each way) BE to Main Cabin premium is applying 4 times. *For some reason, all of the "normal fares" published for RSW-DCA require 21 days advance purchase. Inside...
Oct 3, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 14,003
Posted By ajggiant

Getting rid of no fee redeposit of award tickets...

Getting rid of no fee redeposit of award tickets for PM/DM (although introducing BE award tickets was a move in this direction)
No fee SDC for GM+
First class SDC rules
GUC application on...
Sep 26, 19, 6:14 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 15,708
Posted By ajggiant

From PAE as was noted in post above. So a Boeing...

From PAE as was noted in post above. So a Boeing part (no surprise there) or equipment that DL didnít have.
Sep 26, 19, 6:54 am
Replies: 58
Views: 15,708
Posted By ajggiant

Saw the Antonov back at ATL on Tuesday. I'm...

Saw the Antonov back at ATL on Tuesday. I'm really curious about what parts or equipment drove the requirement to charter the large Antonov for this purpose.
Sep 21, 19, 7:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,396
Posted By ajggiant

That was mostly my point, to speculate on the...

That was mostly my point, to speculate on the algorithm that blocks faring DLH. Although given that FAR and RST are similarly blocked, Iíd guess this is a rough radius based restriction rather than...
Sep 21, 19, 5:34 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,396
Posted By ajggiant

There is married segment inventory on DL3984....

There is married segment inventory on DL3984. EWR, BOS, and BNA all return married segment inventory with an M fare. Act fast and you can pick up the H1 on DL3984 if you go to MSN for only $549. But...
Sep 19, 19, 2:05 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,800
Posted By ajggiant

Are there more recent data points (post July)...

Are there more recent data points (post July) with GUCs applied to DL-marketed, KLM-operated flights and 1) if SkyMiles credit posted automatically after travel and 2) whether earning was per the Z...
Sep 17, 19, 6:24 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 14,091
Posted By ajggiant

I was also seeing married segment inventory on EF...

I was also seeing married segment inventory on EF when recently looking to apply my GUCs. I did a lot of searching and I did notice some occasional discrepancies between ita-matrix and experflyer...
Sep 17, 19, 5:40 pm
Replies: 533
Views: 311,398
Posted By ajggiant

I'm flying solo on 74M for the first time. All...

I'm flying solo on 74M for the first time. All single seats downstairs are booked. 77K was open (and 77J currently empty) and is spoken of highly, so I selected that. However, I'm wondering what the...
Sep 13, 19, 8:10 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 19,740
Posted By ajggiant

Thinking more about that 4 cent valuation, that...

Thinking more about that 4 cent valuation, that would mean every $1 spent on top 30x tier would earn $1.20 in rewards. I could fly La Premiere JFK-CDG for free effectively and earn a 20% bonus! That...
Sep 13, 19, 7:54 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 19,740
Posted By ajggiant

Yes, I think it would difficult to tell if a...

Yes, I think it would difficult to tell if a revenue ticket (once purchased) had a SkyBonus number attached. Iíll have to do a test on desktop to see if I can find it, but the way I typically check...
Sep 13, 19, 6:59 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 19,740
Posted By ajggiant

It is not obvious that a ticket has a SkyBonus...

It is not obvious that a ticket has a SkyBonus number attached. Does not show up on a paper boarding pass, email receipt, anywhere in app etc. I actually spend a good amount of time retroactively...
Sep 13, 19, 8:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By ajggiant

With some time passed, I do think this is looking...

With some time passed, I do think this is looking to be a revenue management issue even though there's no obvious event driving demand (automated perhaps?). Using matrix flexible month schedule,...
Sep 9, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By ajggiant

Revenue Management? Reminds me of situations...

Revenue Management? Reminds me of situations which are most apparent around the super bowl or big Las Vegas conferences where lower fare buckets are zeroed out well in advance despite all indications...
Sep 9, 19, 1:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By ajggiant

What happens if IAD isn't along the itinerary?...

What happens if IAD isn't along the itinerary? I'll be departing same-day YYZ in J on KLM (and I'm also STE) but positioning to YYZ from IAD on one of the nonstops offered by AC or UA. Neither flight...
Sep 7, 19, 10:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 5,800
Posted By ajggiant

Thank you flyerCO, you were 100% right, the first...

Thank you flyerCO, you were 100% right, the first agent I called was quick to declare that the agent didnít process it correctly and it would have been a problem. Took about 30 min, but they were...
Sep 6, 19, 6:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,800
Posted By ajggiant

Booked DL-marketed, KLM-operated flights and...

Booked DL-marketed, KLM-operated flights and applied GUC to both outbound and return. Ticket now shows Z class, but flight numbers are still DL9xxx. Flights are a couple month off, but I have some...
Aug 27, 19, 10:17 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,011
Posted By ajggiant

When I stay in gate area as #1, invariably FC...

When I stay in gate area as #1, invariably FC boards full, I donít get upgrade, I walk into blazing hot Atlanta jetbridge full of BE zone passengers and get to my C+ seat to find overhead bins full....
Aug 26, 19, 7:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By ajggiant

*YMMV

*YMMV
Aug 23, 19, 1:28 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By ajggiant

Here's the relevant excerpt from the link...

Here's the relevant excerpt from the link provided by mnbp:

"Passengers holding tickets for confirmed space in the First or Business class cabin, SkyMiles members identified with a DM, PM, or GM...
Aug 22, 19, 5:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By ajggiant

While many 767s have less economy seats than the...

While many 767s have less economy seats than the 753, all 767s have at least two more first class seats. And theyíre lie-flat at that. As #1 on upgrade list, OP would have likely ended up in one of...
Aug 21, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By ajggiant

Looks like a thunderstorm was rolling over the...

Looks like a thunderstorm was rolling over the airport and causing a backup in the queue of planes lining up to land. This wasn't too bad, only 1 circle. Happens a lot to me on approach to LGA,...
Aug 17, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By ajggiant

I did the same double take several months ago, in...

I did the same double take several months ago, in May I believe. Whenever I see a domestic widebody, I get annoyed that Iím not on it.
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