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Posted By vinnmann

I'd be interested in knowing too.

I'd be interested in knowing too.
Jun 11, 21, 11:02 am
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Posted By vinnmann

The new 333 J seats don't have the inflatable...

The new 333 J seats don't have the inflatable cushions. Considering how often I read complaints of broken/deflated seats, the 333 wins that category.
Jun 10, 21, 9:34 am
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Posted By vinnmann

Interesting routing choices. Many years ago I...

Interesting routing choices. Many years ago I needed to go MCO-FCO. The quickest routing was MCO-JFK-FCO. However, I was a couple miles short of PM, so I routed MCO-ATL-GSP-ATL-CVG-JFK-FCO. I was...
Jun 10, 21, 8:46 am
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Posted By vinnmann

What you say makes no sense. If I am on a paid F...

What you say makes no sense. If I am on a paid F ticket, DL will rebook me in a F seat if it is available. By delaying free upgrades it makes more F seats available closer to departure. The day DL...
Jun 10, 21, 7:46 am
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Posted By vinnmann

I've figured out dynamic pricing. There is a...

I've figured out dynamic pricing. There is a team at Aeroplan that monitors my searches for award tickets. I have been searching for TATL flights and they see the routes I have been searching so...
Jun 9, 21, 3:32 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

The one way to BCN is significantly more costly...

The one way to BCN is significantly more costly than to LHR and the round trip to BCN is marginally higher than LHR when using cash. Exactly the opposite of what one would expect. \_o_/
Jun 9, 21, 9:20 am
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Posted By vinnmann

^^^^^^^is 100% accurate.

^^^^^^^is 100% accurate.
Jun 9, 21, 9:07 am
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Posted By vinnmann

I applaud DL for this. It may make those waiting...

I applaud DL for this. It may make those waiting for an upgrade sweat a little. However, when I am on a paid F ticket and IRROPS occur, I appreciate that DL has not filled the F cabin before I get...
Jun 9, 21, 8:58 am
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Views: 752
Posted By vinnmann

Only 10+ years?!!?!?! haven't they been in a...

Only 10+ years?!!?!?! haven't they been in a precarious financial state since the 1970's? ;)

For the OP, if your ticket number starts with 006, DL will get you to where you need to be if AZ goes...
Jun 8, 21, 2:51 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Not sure I understand how the dynamic pricing...

Not sure I understand how the dynamic pricing works. For May 26 next year MCO-YUL-LHR-FRA-BCN is 68.5k miles with the first 2 segments in J on AC and the last 2 segments in Y on LH. However, if I...
May 26, 21, 12:41 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Below is what I see when I hear the phrase old...

Below is what I see when I hear the phrase old Business Elite product. ;)

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Mar 18, 21, 12:10 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Got 2 seats MCO-BOS-MCO over Memorial Day weekend...

Got 2 seats MCO-BOS-MCO over Memorial Day weekend in F for 39k miles and $11.20 each.
Mar 18, 21, 11:32 am
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Posted By vinnmann

Did MSP move? According to my map, MSP is west...

Did MSP move? According to my map, MSP is west of the Mississippi river.
Mar 18, 21, 11:08 am
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Posted By vinnmann

Westjet told me that I was not eligible for a...

Westjet told me that I was not eligible for a refund and that they would give me travelbank funds. I said no. I filed a complaint with the FAA, and a chargeback with my credit card company. Two...
Feb 5, 21, 12:57 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

My personal rule of thumb is if I can upgrade...

My personal rule of thumb is if I can upgrade from Y to domestic F for $75/hour or less, I do it. For longhaul Y to lie-flat I'll go up to $100/hour.
Feb 5, 21, 12:35 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

^^^^^This is exactly what I was thinking. If...

^^^^^This is exactly what I was thinking.

If the OP has already taken the flight, I think ethically he should reimburse his former employer. I wonder how much the credit was for. A $250 credit...
Jan 25, 21, 9:02 am
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Views: 77,084
Posted By vinnmann

I am wondering the same thing. I was originally...

I am wondering the same thing. I was originally on a non-stop MCO-YVR on May 29 leaving at 1:45 and arriving at 4:49. Now they have me on Delta leaving at 4:30 and arriving at 9:37 with a stop in...
Nov 2, 20, 3:31 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Did VS update partner award taxes and fees? One...

Did VS update partner award taxes and fees? One used to be able to book US-EU on DL metal with taxes and fees being $5.60 per segment. Today they are in the hundreds of dollars .
Oct 24, 20, 1:23 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Not on an aircraft, but I worked in a restaurant...

Not on an aircraft, but I worked in a restaurant in my college days at a large resort here in central FL. Regis Philbin comes in without a reservation and asks for a table. I tell him it will be...
Oct 22, 20, 4:48 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

Cool...I can see my house.

Cool...I can see my house.
Oct 21, 20, 2:35 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

I'll second that. Sure, wheels up to touchdown is...

I'll second that. Sure, wheels up to touchdown is relatively short, but if you get stuck sitting on the plane while maintenance comes to adjust the muffler bearings & top off the blinker fluid, get...
Oct 21, 20, 10:46 am
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Posted By vinnmann

Not sure these are great examples. Lufthansa has...

Not sure these are great examples. Lufthansa has had repeated issues with Eurowings/Germanwings. Martinair only flies cargo now. Air France bought and later sold CityJet. Joon has been dissolved and...
Oct 19, 20, 9:26 am
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Posted By vinnmann

I am not sure this is was an issue. It is my...

I am not sure this is was an issue. It is my understanding that Delta TechOps performed, and will continue to perform 777 work for other airlines.
Oct 17, 20, 2:29 pm
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Views: 1,952
Posted By vinnmann

I used to like the F cabin on the 764 for short...

I used to like the F cabin on the 764 for short domestic hops. Seats 7FG had super recline.
Oct 17, 20, 1:59 pm
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Posted By vinnmann

I flew on a DL 777 many times. They used to send...

I flew on a DL 777 many times. They used to send them ATL-MCO-ATL between longhauls out of ATL.
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