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Feb 6, 20, 5:52 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,536
Posted By FirstInFlight

Seems like we can now stop speculating as to what...

Seems like we can now stop speculating as to what might have happened.
You sent in a comment - that's good. Delta will first deal with you - their customer. Delta will second deal with their...
Jun 4, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 175
Views: 37,460
Posted By FirstInFlight

Hi Utskicat this is really helpful - thanks. I...

Hi Utskicat this is really helpful - thanks. I found an itinerary and called the Delta Diamond desk but they said they cannot ticket or price unless it's Delta metal over the Atlantic. I found...
Jan 30, 18, 11:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,703
Posted By FirstInFlight

I've found that the trick is to dispute the...

I've found that the trick is to dispute the charge. I've had the occasional chipped windshield and Hertz then adds about $150 to the rental as a damages fee. when you open an insurance claim Hertz...
Jan 13, 18, 12:38 am
Replies: 55
Views: 18,816
Posted By FirstInFlight

In the last 30 days I've twice tried to use the...

In the last 30 days I've twice tried to use the call back option - I did my part but Delta never called back. Other times it worked - but two failures suggests to me that there is a fault in the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 7, 18, 1:13 am
Replies: 144
Views: 8,234
Posted By FirstInFlight

Remember that in an actual emergency evacuation...

Remember that in an actual emergency evacuation the goal is to the off the plane. If someone stops and blocks the aisle getting a bag they create an obstruction. If you decide to fight with them you...
Jan 5, 18, 10:49 am
Replies: 157
Views: 20,551
Posted By FirstInFlight

Given the constant posts that a GA didn't follow...

Given the constant posts that a GA didn't follow the upgrade rules or any number of other Delta rules with which adherence is consistently haphazard, I never assume any Delta (or TSA) rule will be...
Jan 3, 18, 12:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By FirstInFlight

The Skymiles program was created in around 1995...

The Skymiles program was created in around 1995 and the older frequent flyer program that had existed since about 1981 was folded into it. The old FF miles did not expire. There were rules specific...
Dec 23, 17, 6:54 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,508
Posted By FirstInFlight

Would it be accurate to say that Delta decides...

Would it be accurate to say that Delta decides where to stock spare parts. They could keep a spares supply at various airports beyond the ATL and DTW

Presumably, Delta could also reach a contract...
Dec 7, 17, 8:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,724
Posted By FirstInFlight

App won't work. Website won't work. And when I...

App won't work. Website won't work. And when I call the machine says it will be an hour before they can call me back.
And this is the day before the weather? Is there some other crisis happening...
Dec 5, 17, 12:58 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,441
Posted By FirstInFlight

Agreed on using insuremytrip as a resource for...

Agreed on using insuremytrip as a resource for insurance options. Also think through what risk(s) you want to insure (flight cancellations/delays, lost luggage, health, evacuation etc). If you...
Nov 28, 17, 9:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By FirstInFlight

The first year you could use GUC they were great...

The first year you could use GUC they were great and easy to use. The second year it was harder. Now it's close to impossible. I called and said I was completely flexible - just give me a flight -...
Nov 27, 17, 11:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By FirstInFlight

I'd suggest running a search from MSP to the...

I'd suggest running a search from MSP to the various UA and AA and LCC hubs (LAX, DEN, ORD, SFO, LAS, IAH, DFW etc). I'll bet you find some options under $100. At 500 miles per segment you could do...
Forum: Asia
Nov 27, 17, 11:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By FirstInFlight

I've been to Da Nang twice in December. Once it...

I've been to Da Nang twice in December. Once it was hot and once a bit cooler so I don't know what you would find this year. But, the Hyatt in Da Nang is great and right on the water.

Siem Reap is...
Nov 23, 17, 5:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By FirstInFlight

Check the travelpro outlet (online). There are...

Check the travelpro outlet (online). There are usually 20% off discount codes. Stick with crew series 8, 9, 10... I like 9

I've pulled travelpro bags for more than 500,000 miles with no trouble....
Nov 18, 17, 8:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By FirstInFlight

The same day part makes it tough. If you can take...

The same day part makes it tough. If you can take 2 days at least you can do it pretty easily. I'd use ita Matrix. Search HKG, PVG, PEK, SIN, and the other Asian cities. If the price comes back too...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 18, 17, 7:51 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,831
Posted By FirstInFlight

Agreed. The employer or client pays for the...

Agreed. The employer or client pays for the flight and I use miles to upgrade. I go so far as to check upgrade availability before arranging the trip to ensure that I can use miles.
Nov 18, 17, 5:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By FirstInFlight

I'd second this. The departure time plays a big...

I'd second this. The departure time plays a big role but, either way, I'd prefer 10 hours so that you can settle in, eat, and get a decent sleep. With 8 hours flying time you might get 6.5 at best if...
Nov 13, 17, 8:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,921
Posted By FirstInFlight

OP - the key is to shift your perspective. As you...

OP - the key is to shift your perspective. As you currently see things, the absurdity in airline pricing is a frustration. But if you reframe it, the absurdities offer potential windfalls. I once had...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 13, 17, 7:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,833
Posted By FirstInFlight

Trouble is in the eye of the beholder. You will...

Trouble is in the eye of the beholder. You will have no trouble canceling the ticket. You will have no trouble accessing the club. You will have trouble if this becomes a frequent occurrence - maybe....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 9, 17, 11:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By FirstInFlight

No back end integration - you're safe. ...

No back end integration - you're safe.

Given those are short flights with low cost competition - would it be comparable to book two refundable fares so you could cancel the one you don't need? ...
Nov 6, 17, 7:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By FirstInFlight

This Do not do it. If you aren't sure - do...

This
Do not do it.
If you aren't sure - do not do it.
If you're still undecided - do not do it.

AmEx gives you one sign up bonus oer card - ever. The upgrade bonus is less than the new card...
Nov 6, 17, 12:04 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,062
Posted By FirstInFlight

Exactly Delta has figured out a few key truths:...

Exactly
Delta has figured out a few key truths:

1. They do not need to offer world class customer service. They just need to be as good as or equal to their competitors. and their competitors set...
Nov 6, 17, 9:59 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,062
Posted By FirstInFlight

I find club agents are often marginal at best....

I find club agents are often marginal at best. The DM line is a much better option - but some phone agents also lack training. Oddly enough, the PM desk agents are sometimes better than the DM...
Nov 6, 17, 9:51 am
Replies: 69
Views: 8,277
Posted By FirstInFlight

I've been there. In my situation is was PHL that...

I've been there. In my situation is was PHL that was unreachable. I had to be there the next morning and there were no flight options. So, with Delta unable to solve the problem - but willing to help...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 5, 17, 11:42 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By FirstInFlight

What is your schedule when you are home? If you...

What is your schedule when you are home? If you are gone four days but home full time three days a week that is far better than gone four days and home but husy the other three. Having three days of...
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