Condensed Guide to the Chicago Seminars 2014

Chicago

Another October weekend has passed and once again, this one found me in Chicago at the Fifth Annual Chicago Seminars. As in the past, the events took place at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near Chicago O’Hare Airport from Friday through Sunday – October 17-19. And, as always, it was a fantastic weekend! Over 500 frequent-flyer enthusiasts were in attendance,…

No Upgrade for YOU! Part 3

Not You

It won’t be YOU that gets that upgrade… …..yep, that is exactly what I was told by an American Airlines gate agent. In Part One of this series, I outlined the US Airways and American Airlines plan for reciprocal upgrades. US Airways supposedly allows American Airlines elites to waitlist for upgrades at check in on line…

No Upgrade for YOU! Part 2

US-AA Merger

Nancy’s Experience Flying Combined AA/US Flights My friend ‘Nancy’ (name was changed for privacy reasons) is an American Airlines Executive Platinum who has been flying some combined American and US Airways flights. What follows is an account of her recent experience in doing so and includes a copy of her letter to US Airways and their…