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Dec 23, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,560
Posted By Flying_Duck

As are my wife and I (though my wife is GM) ...

As are my wife and I (though my wife is GM)

Occasionally, on a joint record, I will be upgraded, and not my wife (i.e. when only one seat is available and we are on top of the list). Depending on...
Dec 19, 19, 8:01 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 23,221
Posted By Flying_Duck

Sounds fishy - I don't believe Delta ever asks...

Sounds fishy - I don't believe Delta ever asks for additional information once you are off the plane - certainly never happened to me

I also once attended to a FA on a TATL flight who had fallen...
Dec 19, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Flying_Duck

I travel BOI-CPH/SLC-CPH several times a year,...

I travel BOI-CPH/SLC-CPH several times a year, and find it very convenient, usually through SEA when from BOI. It is fast and convenient, connecting either in AMS or CDG with frequent departures to...
Dec 19, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 61
Views: 11,291
Posted By Flying_Duck

I am a Delta Guy pretty much all the way near 30...

I am a Delta Guy pretty much all the way near 30 years, but once 2 years ago, traveling with my family of 3 to a Caribbean destination for Scuba diving, I purchased FC for the 3 of us on AA for the...
Dec 18, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 61
Views: 13,960
Posted By Flying_Duck

This thread is sort of turning into a "DYKWIA...

This thread is sort of turning into a "DYKWIA Light" thread!! :-)

Personally, I really don't care one way or the other, I view the "thank you for being" like our daily "How are you", creating a...
Dec 17, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 58
Views: 23,221
Posted By Flying_Duck

Reminds me of a friend of mine who is a professor...

Reminds me of a friend of mine who is a professor and PhD in aeronautic engineering, who's assistant one time had him issued a ticket in the name of "Dr. "James Jones"". When a medical emergency...
Dec 16, 19, 4:41 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 19,065
Posted By Flying_Duck

Actually KLM puts a few more inches on pitch into...

Actually KLM puts a few more inches on pitch into their Premium economy and BC seats, and with that, the empty middle seat is not too shabby (and the service and food & beverage selection is actually...
Dec 16, 19, 4:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,075
Posted By Flying_Duck

When introducing DM, and diluting the PM benefits...

When introducing DM, and diluting the PM benefits significantly, it would have made sense for Delta to say: 1MM: SM, 2MM: GM, 3MM: PM, 4MM: DM "lifetime" (says he who just crossed the 3MM!! and only...
Dec 16, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 23,221
Posted By Flying_Duck

That would imply that Delta would know you are an...

That would imply that Delta would know you are an MD in case of an onboard medical emergency - which (speaking for myself) I can attest is NOT the case

After having assisted in ~13 on-board...
Jul 1, 19, 12:27 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,559
Posted By Flying_Duck

Lithium batteries and Delta's abandonment of common sense

OK, so I am sucker - persuaded by commercials and reviews, I bought myself an AWAY Cary-On luggage, the brand being one of the first offering a battery in the luggage to charge your smart-whatever....
Jun 9, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,484
Posted By Flying_Duck

Schedule change resulting in a "downgrade"

When the new Delta One suite product came out, I really wanted to check it out, even though all of my transatlantic flights are out of SLC, and are in the regular Delta One cabin on the direct...
Jun 9, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By Flying_Duck

30m on the Diamond line - with call back option....

30m on the Diamond line - with call back option. Rare - but It happens. I chuck it up to the traveling things I have no control of - and deal with it/adapt
Oct 1, 17, 5:54 pm
Replies: 641
Views: 118,764
Posted By Flying_Duck

You Stray - You Pay!? (DL FF: equipment switch, seat loss on AA)

7 months ago I decided to stray from DL to AA for a personal trip - now 2 weeks prior to departure, I am living to regret it. I am sure this does not happen to a high tiered AAA member, nor that this...
Apr 16, 17, 7:33 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 58,965
Posted By Flying_Duck

I have 3 reservations at this hotel for the rest...

I have 3 reservations at this hotel for the rest of 2017, all booked through Hilton prior to the property ownership change.

No email or other notice from Hilton, and like others, all 3 reservation...
Dec 25, 16, 11:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,041
Posted By Flying_Duck

Am I unique in wondering when reality will catch up with Delta?

OK, so I have been a top tier Delta flyer since that term was invented - and still am.

Being located in SLC I have no choice and easily fly my 250K+ miles on DL per year

1/2 to 2/3 of my travel...
Oct 2, 16, 6:51 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,097
Posted By Flying_Duck

Got it! - it is one of these "makes no sense...

Got it! - it is one of these "makes no sense rules" will go in the basket of all the other with a sticky about working with/around them while eyes roll :rolleyes:

(Having a recent encounter with...
Oct 2, 16, 6:46 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,097
Posted By Flying_Duck

Wow, you are shaming me because I had the...

Wow, you are shaming me because I had the audacity to start having a social life outside Flyer Talk!

Some of you should try it - it is quite liberating - and it obviously doesn't prevent one from...
Oct 2, 16, 12:05 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,097
Posted By Flying_Duck

Say what? You want me to buy a $3K cheaper ticket in order to upgrade my wife?

I travel trans-oceanic 7-8 times a year, always in BE/DF, always paid by my clients.

Once to twice a year when going to a destination to my wife's liking, she wants to go with me, and until today,...
Sep 25, 16, 5:45 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,585
Posted By Flying_Duck

Segment gone from itinerary with schedule change - UA balks at fixing it

Just wonder whether the following is standard UA OP?

Living in SLC and flying a lot for work and pleasure, DL is my airline, on which I have Diamond status. For fun, my family and I like to dive,...
Sep 17, 15, 12:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By Flying_Duck

Upgrade discrimination against US over Europeans? - What Gives?

So I wanted to do my yearly crazy trip over thanksgiving going from SLC-ATL-SCL Nov 25 (to go to Easter Island) - returning same route Nov 30, 2015. Fare is "U", upgraded from ATL-SCL-ATL on a WWU,...
Sep 16, 15, 11:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,359
Posted By Flying_Duck

Just got caught in this time wasting scam in PHX...

Just got caught in this time wasting scam in PHX 5 days ago. Rented the car in TUS 9/10/15 7 PM, drove to PHX (133m) after my meeting, filled it up 0.5 mile from the airport and dropped it off at...
Sep 8, 15, 9:25 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,687
Posted By Flying_Duck

A French friend of me traveling just about as...

A French friend of me traveling just about as much as me (~175K/y) for as long, is now a lifelong top-tier at AF, he is now working on building top-tier lifetime on BA. With ~3M miles with DL I am...
Sep 8, 15, 8:51 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,445
Posted By Flying_Duck

non- I for the life of me do not understand...

non-

I for the life of me do not understand these dismissive "first world problems - therefore ignore the OP" comments, as they imply no one should be allowed to express dissatisfaction in this...
Sep 2, 15, 11:09 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,994
Posted By Flying_Duck

Ahhh - the warm welcome back on FT as expressed...

Ahhh - the warm welcome back on FT as expressed in the first responses, how heartwarming! How I missed it!! :rolleyes:

Let me clarify a few things:

It is a financial decision for people like me...
Sep 2, 15, 1:32 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,994
Posted By Flying_Duck

Breach of Confidentiality by Delta?

I am a consultant juggling many travels for clients, some arranged by my client's travel office, some by myself. My clients are often competitors, and I try to be discreet and objective, adhering to...
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