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Oct 7, 09, 4:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Thanks, this probably explains my discrepency. ...

Thanks, this probably explains my discrepency. Obviously my total miles since enrollment balance would be much higher than EQM's, since for years as a Plat, I received 125% bonus from EQM. I feel...
Oct 7, 09, 3:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Million Miler Miles Question

My Worldperks account just transferred over to Skymiles, and mileage balance and status transferred accurately. However, as of 10/1 my Worldperks account showed 1,312,324 "total mileage since...
Forum: Midwest
Sep 29, 09, 1:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,780
Posted By DESMOINESguy

One lane open in both directions now. Will not...

One lane open in both directions now. Will not be fully open until 2010.
Aug 4, 09, 2:19 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,350
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Delta sent me an email advising of this Aug 31...

Delta sent me an email advising of this Aug 31 deadline. 90% of my miles are on the NW side. For the life of me, I cannot think of a reason that I would want to move them all over to DL now. They...
Jul 17, 09, 3:49 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,318
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I had already qualified for Plat, so no incentive...

I had already qualified for Plat, so no incentive for me. Actually, it's a negative, since some of my past elite earning NW flights could have been award or booked on another airline had I known...
Jun 19, 09, 10:20 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 28,725
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Fixed it myself

As the OP of this thread, thought it appropriate to report how this ended up. Upon further inspection of my bag, I found I had lost about half the fasteners at the bottom (a strong hand/arm could...
Jun 15, 09, 9:01 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By DESMOINESguy

How to add FF# to AZ record, or even bring up that record

I'm booked on a tour that uses AZ. Have the itin, confirmation number (AZ and Amadeus) but can't bring up my record on Alitalia.com. I want to add my Plat Elite Plus # to the record in order to get...
Jun 13, 09, 11:17 am
Replies: 160
Views: 21,754
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I would sign up for this and get my 40k but I...

I would sign up for this and get my 40k but I already have a Costco AMEX card. Seems like overkill to have 2 AMEX cards, and would they even issue it to me?
Jun 10, 09, 12:32 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 67,850
Posted By DESMOINESguy

It just vanished for me on NW. I had DSM-MAD mid...

It just vanished for me on NW. I had DSM-MAD mid Sept for $263 ai, on my screen, half way through booking, reverted to $500+, still T class, but nothing works now, other dates, etc. Will keep...
Jun 4, 09, 9:56 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 28,725
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Warranty repair: Does anyone really do it? Briggs & Riley

I have a 2 year old 24" B&R basic upright roller, maybe 100,000 miles on it (mainly international, not a lot of cycles, leisure traveler), cost $310, and hoped it would last a long time. In my hotel...
Jun 3, 09, 11:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By DESMOINESguy

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090603/...

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090603/NEWS/906030365/1001/NEWS
May 28, 09, 6:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Incontinent PAX on my flight a few days ago

I was flying in F on a 757 from west coast to MSP a few days ago when a very elderly well dressed gentleman suddenly jumped up, mumbling and thrashing about (waking me from my nap) and rushed up the...
May 27, 09, 2:50 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,045
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I got the pitch on all of my NW flights yesterday...

I got the pitch on all of my NW flights yesterday and they were VERY aggresive, all smiles and practically shoving the app into my hand. They stand at front of the cabin and a high decibel video...
May 17, 09, 1:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By DESMOINESguy

No pre departurue alcohol on A330 to HNL?

NW625, about 11:00 AM Friday, May 15, non stop MSP-HNL, a flight I have taken many times. The A330, now in Delta livery, boards and departs normally. The crew appears to be all Delta. I am in F...
May 14, 09, 12:46 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 29,792
Posted By DESMOINESguy

The M class fare that I purchased, with the PU503...

The M class fare that I purchased, with the PU503 cert applied, results in an M subclass that requires a $250 change fee. This was also confirmed by elite services. Guess I won't be changing my...
May 13, 09, 1:39 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 29,792
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I'm about to leave in a couple days on my run...

I'm about to leave in a couple days on my run DSM-MSP-HNL-NRT-SIN-NRT-HNL-PDX-MSP-DSM. Booked in M, upgraded with PU503 certs the whole way.
Does anyone know if changes are permitted on these...
May 11, 09, 12:08 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 101,644
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I've bad and good experiences with Ambien. I...

I've bad and good experiences with Ambien. I typically use it on long red eyes, like US-Asia. As it is a hypnotic, I sometimes feel like I am just zoned out, or semi awake, instead of sleeping. ...
May 3, 09, 2:46 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By DESMOINESguy

As noted above, there has been quite a bit of...

As noted above, there has been quite a bit of discussion on the UA board about this. There is also this post: "Apparently they found 2 passengers contracted to some kind of flu virus (they don't...
Apr 7, 09, 8:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Best I see is $201. What dates are you looking...

Best I see is $201. What dates are you looking at?
Apr 1, 09, 12:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Stopovers definately break the segment. I used...

Stopovers definately break the segment. I used PM503 to upgrade my flight to SIN. If I had flown DSM-MSP-NRT-SIN it would have been 1 segment (one PMU) and another for return. Instead I chose to...
Mar 30, 09, 9:54 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I just booked a similar trip from DSM to SIN via...

I just booked a similar trip from DSM to SIN via HNL each way, yielding about 70,000 EQM's for $1793, about 2 1/2 cents per EQM, a fantastic rate. Also upgraded using PMU's, so FC & WBC all the way....
Mar 29, 09, 5:52 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 29,792
Posted By DESMOINESguy

Just booked SIN via HNL, 2.5 cents per EQM, uprades all the way

Just booked DSM-MSP-HNL-NRT-SIN-NRT-HNL-PDX-MSP-DSM over 12 days in May, in M Class, $1793 ai, 69,828 EQM's, a shade over 2 1/2 cents per EQM. Layovers in HNL going (4 days) and returning (2 days)...
Mar 28, 09, 10:03 pm
Replies: 210
Views: 24,459
Posted By DESMOINESguy

So if you book in M class per the terms of this...

So if you book in M class per the terms of this offer and get 3X EQM's, can you also use your Plat Elite SWU's (which require M up to Y fares) to upgrade to WBC/FC (U/R availability respectively) or...
Mar 28, 09, 10:28 am
Replies: 229
Views: 29,792
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I assume by "SWU" you are referring to the Plat...

I assume by "SWU" you are referring to the Plat Elite 2009 "six one-way, system-wide upgrades"? The T&C apparently do not prohibit combinability with this triple EQM's bonus deal? How did this add...
Mar 14, 09, 12:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,580
Posted By DESMOINESguy

I recently received a schedule change on a Palm...

I recently received a schedule change on a Palm Spring itinerary, changing me from DSM-MSP-PSP on NW, to DSM-MSP-SLC-PSP, with the flights into and out of SLC now on DL. Besides doubling the length...
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