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Aug 20, 19, 5:02 pm
Replies: 554
Views: 96,091
Posted By LAOCA

Dont be rude. Obviously with all the sand...

Dont be rude.

Obviously with all the sand bags loaded in the nose it's going to want to pitch over on descent, and be harder to stop on the ground. Clearly the abundance of reverse thrust is to...
Aug 20, 19, 11:33 am
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Views: 204,812
Posted By LAOCA

Which is so well evidenced in these forums :)

Which is so well evidenced in these forums :)
Aug 19, 19, 10:41 am
Replies: 183
Views: 71,526
Posted By LAOCA

I'm not 360. But before the program existed there...

I'm not 360. But before the program existed there was a non published status, or way they kept track of high value passengers that far exceeded the normal measurements used for status. The best...
Aug 19, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 554
Views: 96,091
Posted By LAOCA

I can tell you that it's true that there was an...

I can tell you that it's true that there was an average range restriction for at least the -100, I think it was 1500 miles. Although I haven't before heard that it has been dropped.

That's not to...
Aug 19, 19, 9:17 am
Replies: 550
Views: 78,369
Posted By LAOCA

I hope you are a really good swimmer!

I hope you are a really good swimmer!
Aug 19, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 149
Views: 18,168
Posted By LAOCA

That's exactly what it is.

That's exactly what it is.
Oct 25, 15, 8:58 am
Replies: 31
Views: 7,179
Posted By LAOCA

Let me see if I got this right. You're a Diamond...

Let me see if I got this right. You're a Diamond Medallion that:

Is based in PDX and doesn't know that SEA is not a premium transcon market.

Doesn't understand why some flights are coded as...
Dec 30, 11, 11:13 am
Replies: 434
Views: 59,514
Posted By LAOCA

A little confused here. Is the change that...

A little confused here.

Is the change that you do not get travel funds for tickets purchased by you for other people?
Aug 18, 11, 6:46 pm
Replies: 3,922
Views: 274,286
Posted By LAOCA

I'm one of those that has abused this. I recently...

I'm one of those that has abused this. I recently cancelled an international flight the day of, when actually I could have at 72 hours. I felt bad about it, but did it anyway. It was hard to give up...
Aug 18, 11, 6:00 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,863
Posted By LAOCA

Something I want to share about Delta

I've long believed that upgrades and perks aren't the major selling point between airlines. To me, how they deal with problems is. I've flown around 8 million miles (not earned, but flown) and have...
Aug 18, 11, 5:36 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 241,683
Posted By LAOCA

This has not been my expereince at all. In fact,...

This has not been my expereince at all. In fact, it has been exactly the opposite. I have one in with a big chain now and I'll report back but to date I have not had a single dispute permantly...
Jul 22, 11, 4:42 pm
Replies: 467
Views: 94,969
Posted By LAOCA

Yes, let's do some math. There's presently two...

Yes, let's do some math. There's presently two inches of space from the front of my knees to the seat in front of me in economy. Add 4" and there's now 6. That an increase of 300%.

Moreover, the...
Jul 9, 10, 2:24 pm
Replies: 532
Views: 154,632
Posted By LAOCA

So which gets the upgrade first? And can...

So which gets the upgrade first?

And can anyone conform the Chairman or Platinum level?
Jun 12, 10, 11:09 am
Replies: 532
Views: 154,632
Posted By LAOCA

Is it Platinum or Chairman?

Apologies if this in answered elsewhere. I've searched quite a bit and most the replies are quite old.

Is the invitational level above Diamond called Platinum or Chairman?

Not looking for a...
Oct 2, 08, 11:57 am
Replies: 0
Views: 663
Posted By LAOCA

Upgrading

Anyone know how to upgrade without having Skypass miles? Are there tranfers from other programs?
Dec 14, 07, 5:56 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,161
Posted By LAOCA

Sophisticated flyers that want bumps is near an...

Sophisticated flyers that want bumps is near an oxymoron. I'd bet the vast majority of high mileage business travelers shudder at the thought of vouchers in exchange for being late to your...
Apr 21, 06, 12:22 pm
Replies: 183
Views: 17,496
Posted By LAOCA

Thsi isn't new. About a month ago I was trying to...

Thsi isn't new. About a month ago I was trying to build an itinerary in inventory availble on a per segment basis (L on each segment), but not showing up on Delta.com all the way though. I called to...
Apr 19, 06, 9:56 am
Replies: 86
Views: 8,427
Posted By LAOCA

That statement is incorrect. Delta advertised BE...

That statement is incorrect. Delta advertised BE as an upgrade to its then Business product that would be competitive with then First Class. They made no bones about it being reduced service from FC...
Apr 14, 06, 9:30 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,973
Posted By LAOCA

Many times, mostly on international flights in...

Many times, mostly on international flights in then 1st, or later Business. You have two choices: Hide the bottle, or give it up to the FAs to pour.

You can even do this in domestic economy to...
Apr 10, 06, 10:02 am
Replies: 107
Views: 10,884
Posted By LAOCA

The madantory retirement age of 60 only applies...

The madantory retirement age of 60 only applies to captains and first officers (flying pilots). Some airlines opted to apply that as a policy to flight engineers and some of those were later sued for...
Apr 6, 06, 12:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By LAOCA

Centurion - USAIR

Do Centurion card members still get US Air Gold?

Does US Air Gold apply to upgrades on America West now?
Nov 8, 05, 8:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By LAOCA

Old Medallion Awards

I'm sure they are here somewhere but i can't find them. Anyone have a link to the old Medallion Award chart?
Sep 7, 05, 10:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By LAOCA

Albeit short lived, I was UGS at UA. PM at Delta...

Albeit short lived, I was UGS at UA. PM at Delta has consistently been better in most, if not all categories. I really like UA, especially the economy seating (I don't usually bother to upgrade). But...
Sep 7, 05, 10:06 pm
Replies: 440
Views: 27,591
Posted By LAOCA

Streamlining. Simplicity. Th efficiency of...

Streamlining. Simplicity. Th efficiency of everything. Just like the fares, making changes to exisitng tickets, and not having to keep track of upgrade allowances. Frankly, if it had been announced...
Sep 7, 05, 9:01 pm
Replies: 440
Views: 27,591
Posted By LAOCA

While dismayed at the change, I posted here in...

While dismayed at the change, I posted here in hopes that someone smarter than I would have ideas on how to best utilize or extend the use of old miles to our best advantage. For example, ticket...
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