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Apr 9, 13, 9:03 am
Replies: 494
Views: 81,130
Posted By shedwannabe

I contacted Delta again, and they said they will...

I contacted Delta again, and they said they will extend the deadline of March 20th for 30 days to allow me to gather paperwork for this retroactive claim!. So sometimes, bringing a wrong to someone's...
Apr 2, 13, 5:13 pm
Replies: 494
Views: 81,130
Posted By shedwannabe

You were right. No response to my query. They...

You were right. No response to my query. They seem not to want to deal with it.
Mar 28, 13, 10:43 am
Replies: 494
Views: 81,130
Posted By shedwannabe

Delta denied miles last year, when, supposedly, their policy allowed transfer.

This may have been posted by someone else. I didn't want to wade thru 20 pages to find out.

My (ex) wife died last March (2012) and at my son's (her heir) request, I called Delta and asked for...
Apr 14, 08, 9:23 am
Replies: 249
Views: 14,900
Posted By shedwannabe

Is that music I'm hearing the funeral dirge...

Is that music I'm hearing the funeral dirge coming around the corner?

I've flown almost exclusively NWA since the mid 70's, and will be sad to see the airline go. After losing all my shares in...
Apr 3, 08, 12:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By shedwannabe

Speaking of the old Mesaba... I own stock in...

Speaking of the old Mesaba...

I own stock in MAIR (well, I bought the stock as "Mesaba Holdings" but it is now "MAIR", which, now that NWA bought Mesaba - is folding up and SUPPOSEDLY the...
Mar 28, 08, 2:35 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 7,072
Posted By shedwannabe

While ther rest of us dream of NWA continuing to...

While ther rest of us dream of NWA continuing to be NWA.... Dougie and the elves ahave been busily scheming behind the scenes

See various news reports that say NWA is also Delta to reconsider...
Jan 11, 08, 3:02 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By shedwannabe

The above statement is one of the reasons most...

The above statement is one of the reasons most members of the flying public look down on elites :)

(As in, do you realize how arrogant your statement looks - the little people that cause these...
Jan 10, 08, 1:30 pm
Replies: 1,301
Views: 94,383
Posted By shedwannabe

Rev rev rev... That's the sound of the...

Rev rev rev...

That's the sound of the engines being revved on the merger talks, given the WSJ report that Delta will ask its BOD on Friday for permission to talk with NW &/or UA re; Merger.
Dec 12, 07, 3:03 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By shedwannabe

It IS nice to see NWA greening itself... all...

It IS nice to see NWA greening itself... all airlines should do the same.

And... lets not kid ourselves, a society based on extensive air travel (more than train, bus, etc.) is the least green...
Sep 8, 07, 8:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By shedwannabe

Also, just because Travelocity posted a fare does...

Also, just because Travelocity posted a fare does not mean it was available. I have several (more than twice, at least) tried to purchase a lower far I found on Travelocity, Expedia or Orbitz, only...
Sep 5, 07, 2:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By shedwannabe

My experience on Orbitz, Expedia and Travelocity...

My experience on Orbitz, Expedia and Travelocity (though worst on Orbitz) is that OFTEN they quote you a fare and when you go to book it, suddenly its not available. This happens upwards of 50% of...
Aug 21, 07, 1:22 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,692
Posted By shedwannabe

Richard Anderson to be CEO of Delta

From the WSJ On-line!

Merger rumors will certainly start again on this news.

Bye, bye Steenland....

Bye bye NWA?
Jul 31, 07, 8:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By shedwannabe

2.15 BILLION 2nd quarter profit!

OK, OK, I realize a lot of this is reorganization costs, but the juxtaposition of this 2nd quarter earnings and not having enough pilots on hand (though I realize several regulars will dispute that...
May 8, 07, 12:10 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By shedwannabe

WW II catching up with KLM?

New news article on BBC about how "KLM aided Nazis escaping to South America at the end of WW II. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6635677.stm

This MIGHT have some impact on KLM, even though many...
May 2, 07, 2:58 pm
Replies: 361
Views: 37,054
Posted By shedwannabe

IS NW scoop your alter-ego? :cool: (That symbol...

IS NW scoop your alter-ego? :cool: (That symbol is cause I'm looking at you with new eyes - glasses!) :D
Apr 30, 07, 7:05 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 12,299
Posted By shedwannabe

Speaking of NW, my first impression on viewing...

Speaking of NW, my first impression on viewing the pictures was "Is the merger with NW that close to happening?". Changing to an all red delta on the body, the tail getting ready to either be painted...
Apr 30, 07, 4:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,667
Posted By shedwannabe

"Rail & Fly" via Frankfurt arrival

Searched... couldn't find the answer...

I'm flying into Frankfurt, Germany in a few weeks and then taking a train for several hours. There is a program for people arriving on international flights...
Apr 26, 07, 11:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By shedwannabe

Why did they do it? Cause the legal system turned...

Why did they do it? Cause the legal system turned against them at every point, and they were in a corner with no other options. This way, FA's will get $15,000+ each in bankruptcy claims, vs. nothing...
Apr 26, 07, 11:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By shedwannabe

I saw a video news segment recently about WOW...

I saw a video news segment recently about WOW gamers (That's World of Warcraft) who pay Chinese gamers real money to play while they are at work so when they get home, they can enjoy the virtual...
Apr 17, 07, 5:38 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,802
Posted By shedwannabe

I don't see where it says no more standby - can...

I don't see where it says no more standby - can you explain why you read it that way? I see that to CONFIRM a flight outside the three hour window is now allowed for $25, but standing by is still...
Apr 16, 07, 8:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By shedwannabe

That made my day... the idea of meals on Airlink...

That made my day... the idea of meals on Airlink flights! Almost rolling on the floor laughing out loud.... Imagine it, meals on Airline flights.... ha, ha, ...ho, ho, ho.:D :D :D
Apr 2, 07, 3:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By shedwannabe

I'm going to be interested to see the resposes...

I'm going to be interested to see the resposes here to this report. After years of saying "these reports don't measure anything meaningful", now that NWA is the top major will we see some "This means...
Mar 22, 07, 8:21 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,023
Posted By shedwannabe

The AP news release on the air pact said the big...

The AP news release on the air pact said the big winners would be CO, DL and NW, because: "Credit Suisse said U.S. carriers Continental Airlines Inc., Northwest Airlines Corp. and Delta Air...
Feb 12, 07, 12:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By shedwannabe

Which hub am I at - Extended play....

Good idea, but Lets take this a little further

#1 Nothing lands for 3 hours during the day, then planes touch down every five minutes for over an hour (Rating:Easy)

#2 The train to downtown...
Jan 30, 07, 9:48 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,079
Posted By shedwannabe

[QUOTE=GUWonder;7106116]Not industry-wide. Most...

[QUOTE=GUWonder;7106116]Not industry-wide. Most foreign airlines don't do this; and only some US airlines do this.QUOTE]

US Airways does NOT do this ...you buy it, something changes in the next...
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