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Jul 8, 10, 8:04 pm
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Posted By jdburns11

$275 round-trip to MCO around 21 days out.... is...

$275 round-trip to MCO around 21 days out.... is that completely out of whack for what you usually get for that trip? Doesn't seem all that unreasonable but maybe I'm off the mark.

I agree prices...
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Posted By jdburns11

All, Thanks for the feedback - gives me...

All,

Thanks for the feedback - gives me some degree of relief there wasn't something bigger I missed that could have been done. Going a day later wasn't a desirable option given that we only...
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Views: 1,289
Posted By jdburns11

Las-lax-hnl issues - what else could i have done?

In short Mrs. & I travelling 15th anniversary... 249 LAS-LAX goes mechanical at about 11:30A for 12:20P departure. (If it makes any difference in F via miles/copay). I told my wife on our original...
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Posted By jdburns11

Flew Hawaiian last week on one day notice HNL-LIH...

Flew Hawaiian last week on one day notice HNL-LIH (Kaua'i) .... paid $130 p/p round-trip and thought the airline did a nice job.

Definitely not worth 10K miles IMHO.
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Posted By jdburns11

Outstanding & glad to hear it. And these...

Outstanding & glad to hear it.

And these days - Platinum may not be all that EXP is - but for upgrades, regular flight disruptions, etc., I think it may well be worth it.

I've recently...
Aug 24, 08, 8:00 pm
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Views: 2,559
Posted By jdburns11

Status Matching - New From AA

I did search and from what I looked at my impression was that United granted status matches relatively easily and for at least a year or so. For background I've been AA Platinum for the last four...
Aug 24, 08, 8:33 am
Replies: 442
Views: 137,077
Posted By jdburns11

If you didn't renew prior to expiration your...

If you didn't renew prior to expiration your technically a new membership... unless some agent happen to take pity on your situation.
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Posted By jdburns11

Good luck with the prosecution... I've run...

Good luck with the prosecution... I've run straight through red lights on purpose at times and been warned with "Don't do that again."

On a related note - I lived in San Juan for the last three...
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Posted By jdburns11

I'm as big a soccer fan as most - but not sure 4...

I'm as big a soccer fan as most - but not sure 4 FIFA refs and MIA soccer team qualifies under celebrity status!
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Posted By jdburns11

IMHO you did very well. A 4-hr delay and an...

IMHO you did very well. A 4-hr delay and an uncontrollable/weather related disruption that caused the crew to go illegal... if $125 or 5K every time I'd be ecstatic. Not sure if you have status (or...
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Posted By jdburns11

I'm coming in late on this - but THANKS Square...

I'm coming in late on this - but THANKS Square Dance Guy. These folks drive around like they own the airport with no consideration for anyone else. I'll move - but I'm not going to continuously...
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Posted By jdburns11

If you were considering going anyway - o -...

If you were considering going anyway -

o - Why not get the 100% bonus vs. 25%?
o - Why not have better upgrade/rebooking priority if needed?
o - Why not get another $50 off Adm. Club Membership...
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Posted By jdburns11

SJU will be affected considerably post Sept. 3 as...

SJU will be affected considerably post Sept. 3 as shown by the schedule change sticky. I used many of those non-stops including SJU-LAX, MCO, ORD, BWI as well as others. Thankfully I'm moving this...
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Posted By jdburns11

1. Upgrade system & availability (may be route...

1. Upgrade system & availability (may be route dependent but I've enjoyed great success as a mid-tier Plat).

2. Some way to get EVIP (i.e. perhaps 1 EVIP for 30K or 50K miles) vs. 4 upgrade...
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Views: 1,972
Posted By jdburns11

I think AA was extremely generous in doing so...

I think AA was extremely generous in doing so without any change or fare fees whatsoever. If your wife missed the flight & it was non-refundable... could have been end of story right there or they...
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Posted By jdburns11

Definitely worth it - almost 1,500 miles you'll...

Definitely worth it - almost 1,500 miles you'll get your three stickers worth on the almost 4 hr flight... especially in late evening with perhaps dinner/snack and a drink or two. I personally like...
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Posted By jdburns11

It's always better to have fewer "hard" requests...

It's always better to have fewer "hard" requests on your credit which consists of a company going in depth to your credit check to see if you're worthy. I would imagine if you were "re-opening" or...
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Posted By jdburns11

I haven't been much in C on my SJU-MIA & MIA-DCA...

I haven't been much in C on my SJU-MIA & MIA-DCA connections, but I if I get stuck in the armpit of E26 (tram to terminal and the gates that are the dungeon beneath it) one more time I'm going to...
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Posted By jdburns11

Obviously all about the routes... but as PLAT I...

Obviously all about the routes... but as PLAT I have cleared almost everything with the exception of one SJU-JFK w/limited availability and then a cancellation the previous night. I've also cleared...
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Posted By jdburns11

I've been on a number of completely full flights...

I've been on a number of completely full flights over the last few weeks but not once have I heard them asking for volunteers. Maybe that was because there was overflow from another cancelled flight...
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Posted By jdburns11

I agree some people in J/F paying or even upgrade...

I agree some people in J/F paying or even upgrade think they should be waited on hand & foot from beginning to end... perhaps especially those who doled out for full-fare J more so than others.
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Posted By jdburns11

Why AA would give up probably a $10-15K seat free...

Why AA would give up probably a $10-15K seat free to non-elites out of the generosity of their heart is beyond me. Why does OP feel obligated/deserving to ask for the same?

I may have been...
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Posted By jdburns11

I agree... have been watching a number of recent...

I agree... have been watching a number of recent flights and the bone jarring throws from the baggage carrier onto the loading ramp for the airplane made me cringe. Remarked to a fellow passenger -...
May 10, 08, 1:21 pm
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Views: 137,077
Posted By jdburns11

Similar to Super Snoop - I too received a...

Similar to Super Snoop - I too received a discount off of Plat Renewal at DCA this morning. Didn't ask for it but the nice AAngel looked for it - when I told her I was moving and renewing to the DC...
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Posted By jdburns11

I've been automatically rebooked as a Plat on a...

I've been automatically rebooked as a Plat on a number of delays, cancellations, etc., - so not so sure the "not having to call for rebooking" is significantly special.
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