HON circle event Montreux Jazz Festival

Old Jun 18, 2023, 3:22 pm
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HON circle event Montreux Jazz Festival

Hi guys

End of May I received a very nice invitation from LX to attend the jazz festival on July 15th, including gala dinner, 5 star hotel etc. I tried to register maybe 5 days later as I was busy travelling through the US. Unfortunately by then already too many other guests registered and I was apparently too late .
Good luck for those of you who were faster than me. Hope you enjoy a nice day .
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Old Jun 18, 2023, 3:59 pm
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The event "sold" out in 15 minutes...
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Old Jun 18, 2023, 4:56 pm
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haha great. How many did they invite? 5 persons
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Old Jun 19, 2023, 3:33 pm
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Old Jun 21, 2023, 12:19 am
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I got a diff invite for something else in Aug.

I’m wondering if such invitation also happening if you are HON in Germany?
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 4:36 am
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Got an invitation with a confirmed seat for the Locarno film festival in AUG. Anyone else going?
I am not sure yet as I actually was supposed to be in Asia that week but things can still change.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 4:42 am
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When you are a HON based in Poland you are receiving nothing at all so you all should be happy with any invitations etc...
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 8:43 am
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Originally Posted by filipKRK
When you are a HON based in Poland you are receiving nothing at all so you all should be happy with any invitations etc...
What share of your HON miles are LO?
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Old Jul 28, 2023, 8:50 am
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I think around 5-10% max...
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Old Jul 28, 2023, 9:14 am
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I think around 5-10% max...
There is stuff, but there will be FTL who are better customers, hence no invites.
Change your address to another country. Office?
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Old Aug 11, 2023, 6:17 am
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Is anyone else going to the HON event at Locarno tomorrow? Would be nice to see some of you!
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Old Aug 14, 2023, 10:28 am
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hi guys

couple of information that LX shared during that event:
Several LX ExCo members were present including the CFO

- LX will announce 2 maybe 3 additional longhaul destinations by the end of this year
- LX will continue to offer First on all longhaul planes. The cabin will feature 5 seats.
- LX sees a very strong demand for C and F, but it's not clear to them whether that demand will remain or is inflated by post covid travels
- They would like to offer up to 12 F seats on certain flights while zero on others. Hence the balance of 5.
- Number of HON in Switzerland. I won't share it here but it's higher than I expected (350).
- 90% of HON in general are men. That was also represented in the number of the total 20 guests who were invited
- LX hosts 3 physical events for HON in Switzerland. 1) Lauberhorn 2) Montreux Jazz and 3) Locarno Filmfestival. In addition to that, online talks are organized sporadically
- Dynamic award redemptions are coming, are already tested on select routes
- They understood the frustration that the availabilty of F redemptions is poor and are thinking about giving each HON the chance to redeem F once per year. But M&M is involved there
- a new customer grading software is in place/tested since Spring. It considers multiple factors such as a) revenue: past revenue and potential future earnings from a customer b) hierarchy/influence in the company he works for etc. Software still needs to be trained as far as I understood
- They realize that an important number of SEN are much bigger spenders than certain HON and want to pay more attention to them in the future
- The bandwith of spend per HON is huge
- They invited us to share our experience directly with them (ExCo) in case of service / frustration issues
- We mentioned to them the lack of (useful) PA at certain destinations e.g. ORD

I am sure there was more but I have not always been talking to them since there were other interesting guests at the event.
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Old Aug 14, 2023, 10:37 am
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Well 5 pax F cabin is interesting. Maybe they are scapping the 3 seat design...

I'm sure they are reffering to YUL or BOS with the 0 seat mention Such a short flight for F service.
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Old Aug 14, 2023, 10:40 am
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New destinations I presume are KIX and IAD, which would have launched right during Covid

an uneven amount of F seats seems weird.
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Old Aug 14, 2023, 11:30 am
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Well 5 pax F cabin is interesting. Maybe they are scapping the 3 seat design...
Anything to get 5 would be good, except squeezing 3 people into the middle seat
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