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Aug 13, 19, 4:17 pm
Replies: 314
Views: 29,837
Posted By Flight44

I also hope that better quality and service would...

I also hope that better quality and service would still exist. Sadly, I see a consistent and steady decline across the carriers. But again, the traveling public must bear some of the responsibility....
Aug 13, 19, 4:06 pm
Replies: 314
Views: 29,837
Posted By Flight44

My own observations coincide with yours. I have...

My own observations coincide with yours. I have often heard people bragging about how little they pay for a ticket, such as the sub USD$100 flights that are about 1,000miles each way. Then the same...
Aug 13, 19, 2:59 pm
Replies: 314
Views: 29,837
Posted By Flight44

BA’s decline in stature is all part of the race...

BA’s decline in stature is all part of the race to the bottom. For various reasons too numerous to detail here, air travel has become a “product” and referred to as such. This semantic change is...
Aug 12, 19, 3:14 pm
Replies: 493
Views: 237,647
Posted By Flight44

Ask for this. But donít expect to get it. ...

Ask for this.

But donít expect to get it.

Dougie Dougís airline isnít really interested in providing quality service.

Best of luck.
Aug 11, 19, 4:27 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,255
Posted By Flight44

If she was an emotional wreck about flying, how...

If she was an emotional wreck about flying, how will she deal with her soon to be newborn child?

Oh, dear.

The drama.

Gimmmmmmmmiiiiiieeeee money.
Jul 31, 19, 8:41 am
Replies: 51
Views: 14,763
Posted By Flight44

Air travel has become one giant psych ward, from...

Air travel has become one giant psych ward, from the airports to the aircraft.

It seems people don’t get enough attention from their myriad of Facebook, Instagram, and other sites. They need to...
Jul 26, 19, 10:47 am
Replies: 1,205
Views: 517,882
Posted By Flight44

Attempted to book a round trip this morning....

Attempted to book a round trip this morning. Didn’t go well. Simply going to consider these points are a fantasy never to be realized.
Jul 25, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 12,605
Posted By Flight44

I’m left wondering... how did so many marvelous...

I’m left wondering... how did so many marvelous accomplishments happen without “emotional support animals” and in spite of allergies to everything. How did the world progress to this point without a...
Jul 24, 19, 9:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By Flight44

If only American Airlines would focus on being a...

If only American Airlines would focus on being a better airline and less on the gimmicks and bs.
Jul 22, 19, 2:33 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 31,526
Posted By Flight44

I agree. When FA do monitor use of the overhead...

I agree. When FA do monitor use of the overhead and facilitate stowing bags, it goes very smoothly.

Similarly, I sit in first class for most flights and see people using those bins or the next...
Jul 22, 19, 2:02 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 11,898
Posted By Flight44

My own post-doctoral studies have revealed the...

My own post-doctoral studies have revealed the tragedy of the commons remains what it has always been: A revelation of human behaviour. I have recently enjoyed employing the payback method of coping,...
Jul 17, 19, 5:07 pm
Replies: 537
Views: 140,775
Posted By Flight44

That’s Dougie’s plan. And to have cabin staff...

That’s Dougie’s plan. And to have cabin staff offer you credit cards with promises of that “free ticket” to you “dream destination.”

Pffft. I can’t stop laughing.
Jul 7, 19, 6:53 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 84,144
Posted By Flight44

Thanks for the extra laugh. The loyalty...

Thanks for the extra laugh.

The loyalty programs are effectively fading away. So, when I get those silly reminders about miles and their value, when some poor cabin staff has to flog a credit...
Jul 7, 19, 3:29 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 84,144
Posted By Flight44

I’m laughing so hard. So let’s follow this...

I’m laughing so hard. So let’s follow this through: A customer remains loyal, gains points, achieves status with the idea that they’ll be able to upgrade. Only to have that seat sold for TOD. Yeah,...
Jul 5, 19, 10:10 am
Replies: 219
Views: 51,555
Posted By Flight44

It’s this simple: The loyalty programs are...

It’s this simple: The loyalty programs are nothing but a lie to lure people to a carrier. If Dougie Boi can change the rules and inflate the value or make it harder and harder to use the points, he...
Jun 20, 19, 10:04 am
Replies: 51
Views: 14,678
Posted By Flight44

This is the reality of the situation for the most...

This is the reality of the situation for the most part. Itís a way of increasing prices in one form of another, inflating away the value of points, loyalty, and so forth.

As mentioned by others,...
May 22, 19, 3:52 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 18,556
Posted By Flight44

Donít worry, Iíll spill my luggage or a drink on...

Donít worry, Iíll spill my luggage or a drink on you or just bash into the seat or some other disgusting, inconsiderate act that will be your problem.

Cheers!
May 22, 19, 3:33 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 18,556
Posted By Flight44

I’ll be flying a couple of longer flights next...

I’ll be flying a couple of longer flights next week and throughout June. I’ll have a seat in business on two class planes. I’ll be heading to the lav in the rear, where I’m going to promptly spend...
May 18, 19, 9:59 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By Flight44

Yeah, the days of the frequent flier program...

Yeah, the days of the frequent flier program being of value to accumulate miles and use them for first/business seats from USA to Europe are dwindling. Ah, well, was nice while it lasted. Just a big...
Apr 23, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Flight44

I would definitely rent a car for the wine...

I would definitely rent a car for the wine tasting journey. Rioja is full of wineries and great wines. Without a car, it would be very difficult to enjoy many of them. Haro has a district where you...
Apr 6, 19, 10:18 am
Replies: 925
Views: 612,507
Posted By Flight44

CLT, the leftover US Airways dump.

CLT, the leftover US Airways dump.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 20, 19, 5:18 am
Replies: 101
Views: 25,753
Posted By Flight44

Virtue signaling garbage. Working hard and...

Virtue signaling garbage.

Working hard and making your life better, enjoying the comforts of life is one of the benefits.

But, no, pretend to be a prole so you look good to the proles.
...
Mar 19, 19, 3:03 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,594
Posted By Flight44

Any company can have a difficult day where things...

Any company can have a difficult day where things don’t go well for its customers.

BA has too many days of poor service to chalk it up to bad luck.
Mar 12, 19, 7:52 am
Replies: 891
Views: 129,977
Posted By Flight44

Training. Training. Training. But that costs...

Training. Training. Training.

But that costs money.

And seats must sell for slightly more than zero.

Hence... tragedy.
Mar 12, 19, 7:36 am
Replies: 891
Views: 129,977
Posted By Flight44

For all the many faults humans have, there are...

For all the many faults humans have, there are times when it would be better to have, exclusively, a human at the controls. Something to think about.
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