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My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« on: September 03, 2009, 06:35:29 AM »
Inspired on some loophole in a swiss promo (Feb 05), so that all flights had to be European ones, and not domestic.

Some people might have fun reading it.


Here is my relatives itinerary  (my own is in google doc format, and becomes all weird when copy pasted into this form)



1.Week

Mon 2.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 1 QQJLCU

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 2 QQUS44

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 2

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 3 QQVX7D

ZRH-MXP 18:10 19:10 3

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 4 RMDLGQ


Tue 3.5.05


ZRH-STR 07:10 07:55 4

STR-ZRH 08:20 09:05 5 QQXH8H

ZRH-BRU 09:55 11:15 5

BRU-ZRH 13:05 14:20 6 QQYS3L

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 6

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 7 RKPLIL


Wed 4.5.05


ZRH-MUC 07:30 08:35 7

MUC-ZRH 10:10 11:10 8 QQZTZU

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 8

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 9 QR2VFD

ZRH-MXP 17:30 18:20 9

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 10 RKSUFQ


Thu 5.5.05


ZRH-STR 07:10 07:55 10

STR-ZRH 08:20 09:05 11 RJ3B2Y

ZRH-BRU 09:55 11:15 11

BRU-ZRH 13:05 14:20 12 RJ3UYQ

ZRH MXP 16:45 17:40 12

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 13 RJ58D8



2. Week


Sun 8.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 14 RJ5WIQ

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 15 RJRJ78

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 15

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 16 RJRYD4

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 16

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 17 RKU44U


Mon 9.5.05


ZRH-STR 07:10 07:55 17

STR-ZRH 08:20 09:05 18 RJT8KY

ZRH-BRU 09:55 11:15 18

BRU-ZRH 13:05 14:20 19 QZYFWH

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 19

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 20 RP2VUH


Tue 10.5.05


ZRH-MUC 07:30 08:35 20

MUC-ZRH 10:10 11:10 21 RJTR4U

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 21

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 22 QZJPAQ

ZRH–MXP 17:30 18:20 22

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 23 RKWYZD


Wed 11.5.05


ZRH-STR 07:10 07:55 23

STR-ZRH 08:20 09:05 24 RJU3TQ

ZRH-BRU 09:55 11:15 24

BRU-ZRH 13:05 14:20 25 QZLFGL

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 25

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 26 RLBABY


Thu 12.5.05


ZHR-CDG 07:20 08:45 26

CDG-ZRH 10:05 11:25 27 QZVDVU

ZRH-STR 12:35 13:20 27

STR-ZRH 15:10 15:55 28 RJUEQQ

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 28

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 29 QZW88U



3. Week


Sun 15.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 13 RJ58D8

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 12 RJ3UYQ

ZRH-BRU 12:15 13:35 12

BRU-ZRH 15:00 16:15 11 RJ3B2Y

ZRH-STR 17:00 17:45 11

STR-ZRH 18:20 19:05 10 RKSUFQ


Mon 16.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 10

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 9 QR2VFD

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 9

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 8 QQZTZU

ZRH-MUC 18:55 19:55 8

MUC-ZRH 20:30 21:30 7 RKPLIL


Tue 17.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 7

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 6 QQYS3L

ZRH-BRU 12:15 13:35 6

BRU-ZRH 15:00 16:15 5 QQXH8H

ZRH-STR 17:00 17:45 5

STR-ZRH 18:20 19:05 4 RMDLGQ


Wed 18.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 4

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 3 QQVX7D

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 3

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 2 QQUS44

ZRH-MXP 17:30 18:20 2

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 30 RLRI4Y


Thu 19.5.05


ZRH-CDG 07:20 08:45 30

CDG-ZRH 10:05 11:25 31 S2YAAL

ZRH-MUC 12:25 13:20 31

MUC-ZRH 14:35 15:30 32 RMCARQ

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 32

MXP-ZHR 18:20 19:20 1 QQJLCU



4.Week


Sun 22.5.05


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 29 QZW88U

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 25 QZLFGL

ZRH-BRU 12:15 13:35 25

BRU-ZRH 15:00 16:15 24 RJU3TQ

ZRH-STR 17:00 17:45 24

STR-ZRH 18:20 19:05 23 RKWYZD


Mon 23.5.04


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 23

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 22 QZJPAQ

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 22

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 21 RJTR4U

ZRH-MUC 18:55 19:55 21

MUC-ZRH 20:30 21:30 20 RP2VUH


Tue 24.5.04


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 20

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 19 ST2KX8

ZRH-BRU 12:15 13:35 19

BRU-ZRH 15:00 16:15 18 RJT8KY

ZRH-STR 17:00 17:45 18

STR-ZRH 18:20 19:05 17 RKU44U


Wed 25.5.04


ZRH-MXP 07:40 08:40 17

MXP-ZRH 09:25 10:25 16 SSQ2AL

ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50 16

CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10 15 SSZI3D

ZRH-MXP 17:30 18:20 15

MXP-ZRH 19:55 20:55 33 RMCT6L



Thu 26.5.04


ZRH-CDG 07:20 08:45 33

CDG-ZRH 10:05 11:25 34 RMDBZH

ZRH-MUC 12:25 13:20 34

MUC-ZRH 14:35 15:30 35 QZXGBD

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 35

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 14 RJ5WIQ



5.Week


Sun 29.5.05


ZRH-STR 07:05 07:50 36 S6KFCD

STR-ZRH 08:20 09:05 27 QZVDVU

ZRH-CDG 10:05 11:30 27

CDG-ZRH 13:05 14:25 26 RLBABY

ZRH-MXP 16:45 17:40 26

MXP-ZRH 18:20 19:20 32 RMCARQ


Mon 30.5.05


ZRH-MUC 07:30 08:35 32

CDG-ZRH 10:05 11:25 30 RLRI4Y

ZRH-MXP 12:15 13:10 30

MXP-ZRH 14:35 15:30 35 QZXGBD

ZRH-MUC 18:55 19:55 35

MUC-ZRH 20:30 21:30 34 RMDBZH


Tue 31.5.05


ZRH-CDG 07:20 08:45 34

CDG-ZRH 10:05 11:25 33 RMCT6L

ZRH-MXP 12:15 13:10 33

MXP-ZRH 14:35 15:30 28 RJUEQQ

ZRH-STR 17:00 17:45 28

STR-ZRH 18:15 19:00 36 S6KFCD

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2009, 06:44:55 AM »
My own itinerary is shorter (less days), but has relatively more flights.

The above list has a maximum of 6 flights a day, where as mine 8 a day.

I'll type here (copy from my doc) an example of such a day.


Sunday 29.5.05
   
LX 771 BRU-ZRH 7:30 8:45

LX 1176 ZRH-STR 9:40 10:25

LX 1177 STR-ZRH 10:55 11:40

LX 638 ZRH-CDG 12:25 13:50

LX 639 CDG-ZRH 14:50 16:10

LX 1174 ZRH-STR 17:05 17:50

LX 1175 STR-ZRH 18:15 19:00

LX 770 ZRH-BRU 20:00 21:20



Hope you guys enjoy it.

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2009, 09:40:54 AM »
what on earth? whats the point of all this?

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2009, 06:44:14 PM »
The point is the following:

Swiss had a promo (as I wrote above), giving under certain conditions, 10.000 bonus miles per flight in europe (besides the 1000 standard)

Looking up the regulations of swiss, it seemed that a flight actually means "segment".

If you know only a little about how star alliance works, it should be obvious now.

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2009, 08:42:40 PM »
So you got over a million points out of this? how much did it cost for the flights?

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2009, 05:09:03 AM »
i understand the points aspect, i dont understand how you can sit on so many flights. do you have a job?

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2009, 07:16:17 AM »
Okay, besides for the points, i got the regular points as well for each flight (besides the promo), which are 1000 per segment.

Yes, I was employed at the time, but toke off work.

I paid around EURO 4900 for all of them.

The reason why it was so cheap, is that the fuel charge wasn't invented yet, I booked in Feb, for May, and finally, i always booked tickets with 4 segments, such as paris-zurich-stuttgart and back, leaving more than a week between the out-and inbound flight. (once at destination, i had obviously a flight back, which was part of a different ticket)

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2010, 04:56:04 PM »
Bumped into my old post by chance using 'search'.

I just love being crazy !    :P

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2010, 05:09:30 PM »
I found a decent (columns don't work here)  copy of my itinerary,

First a little explanation on how to read it (explanation is in red):

17  = the number I attributed to that flight (as for instance the continuation could be a different day, but I  still want to track which flight is part of this booking (eticket).
Monday.2 May 05  = the date of the flight.
LX 1104   = the flight number.
ZRH-MUC  = the route being flown.
12:25  = departure time.
13:20  = arrival time

LX  = airline code for Swiss Airline

BRU  = Brussels, Belgium

ZRH  = Zurich, Switzerland

MUC  = Munich, Germany

STR  = Stuttgart, Germany

CDG  = Paris (Charles de Gaulle, France

MXP  = Milano, Italy


All flights taken are Swiss, and all international ones (no domestic), and booked either on swiss.com, or with swiss over the phone. this was their rule.

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2010, 05:19:15 PM »
1
Monday 22 April 05
LX 781
BRU-ZRH
15:00
16:15

18
Tuesday 26 April 05
LX 786
ZRH-BRU
7:20
8:40
 
18
Friday 29 April 05
LX 781
BRU-ZRH
15:00
16:15

2
Monday 2 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH-STR
09:40
10:25

3
Monday.2 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZRH
10:55
11:40

17
Monday.2 May 05
LX 1104
ZRH-MUC
12:25
13:20

4
Monday 2 May 05
LX 1105
MUC-ZRH
14:35
15:30
 
4
Monday 2 May 05
LX 1622
ZRH-MXP
16:45
17:40

5
Monday 2 May 05
LX 1623
MXP-ZRH
18:20
19:20
 
5
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 1164
ZRH-STR
07:10
07:55

6
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 1165
STR-ZRH
08:20
09:05

6
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 634
ZRH-CDG
10:05
11:30

7
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 635
CDG-ZRH
13:05
14:25
 
7
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 1108
ZRH-MUC
15:45
16:45

8
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 1109
MUC-ZRH
17:15
18:15
 
8
Tuesday 3 May 05
LX 770
ZRH-BRU
20:00
21:20

9
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 771
BRU-ZRH
07:30
08:45

9
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH-STR
09:40
10:25

10
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZHR
10:55
11:40
 
10
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 1628
ZHR-MXP
12:15
13:10

11
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 1629
MXP-ZRH
14:40
15:40
 
11
Wednesday 4 May 05
LX 1174
ZRH-STR
17:05
17:50

12
Wednesday April 5.05
LX 1175
STR-ZRH
18:15
19:00
 
12
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1612
ZRH-MXP
07:40
08:40

13
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1613
MXP-ZRH
09:25
10:25

13
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1104
ZRH-MUC
12:25
13:20

14
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1105
MUC-ZRH
14:35
15:30

16
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1174
ZRH-STR
17:00
17:45

15
Thursday 5 May 05
LX 1171
STR-ZRH
21:00
21:40
 
15
Thursday 6 May 05
LX 786
ZRH-BRU
07:20
08:40

15
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 771
BRU-ZRH
07:30
08:45
 
15
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH.STR
09:40
10:25

16
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZRH
10:55
11:40

14
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1104
ZRH-MUC
12:30
13:25

13
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1105
MUC-ZRH
14:35
15:30

13
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1622
ZRH-MXP
16:45
17:40

12
Sunday 8 May 05
LX 1623
MXP-ZRH
18:20
19:20
 
12
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1164
ZRH-STR
07:05
07:50

5
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1165
STR-ZRH
08:20
09:05
 
5
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1628
ZRH-MXP
12:15
13:10

10
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1629
MXP-ZHR
14:55
15:50

10
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1174
ZHR-STR
17:05
17:50

11
Monday 9 May 05
LX 1175
STR-ZRH
18:20
19:05
 
11
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 1612
ZRH-MXP
07:40
08:40

4
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 1613
MXP-ZRH
09:25
10:25
 
4
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 1104
ZRH-MUC
12:25
13:20

7
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 1105
MUC-ZRH
14:35
15:30

7
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 644
ZRH-CDG
17:45
19:05

6
Tuesday 10 May 05
LX 645
CDG-ZRH
19:55
21:15
 
6
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 1164
ZRH-STR
07:10
07:55

9
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 1165
STR-ZRH
08:20
09:05

9
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 778
ZRH-BRU
09:55
11:15

8
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 779
BRU-ZRH
13:05
14:20
 
8
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 1108
ZRH-MUC
15:45
16:45

17
Wednesday 11 May 05
LX 1109
MUC-ZRH
17:15
18:15

3
Thursday 12 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH-STR
09:40
10:25

2
Thursday 12 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZRH
10:55
11:40

1
Thursday 12 May 05
LX 780
ZRH-BRU
12:15
13:35

19
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 771
BRU-ZRH
7:30
8:45
 
19
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH-STR
9:40
10:25

20
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZRH
10:55
11:40
 
20
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 638
ZRH-CDG
12:25
13:50

21
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 639
CDG-ZRH
14:50
16:10
 
21
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 1174
ZRH-STR
17:05
17:50

22
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 1175
STR-ZRH
18:20
19:05
 
22
Sunday 22 May 05
LX 770
ZRH-BRU
20:00
21:20

22
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 771
BRU-ZRH
7:30
8:45
 
22
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 1176
ZRH-STR
9:40
10:25

21
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 1177
STR-ZRH
10:55
11:40
 
21
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 638
ZRH-CDG
12:25
13:50

20
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 639
CDG-ZRH
14:50
16:10
 
20
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 1174
ZRH-STR
17:05
17:50

19
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 1175
STR-ZRH
18:15
19:00
 
19
Sunday 29 May 05
LX 770
ZRH-BRU
20:00
21:20

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2010, 07:25:59 AM »
As I see there are loads of supporters (waiting to be born) for this thread, we are gone leave it as is.

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2010, 11:05:46 AM »
its not finished?

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2010, 11:10:50 AM »
its not finished?

It is, but you were the only guy commenting here.

I guess this type of shtick is too elevated for most on the forum, so they cannot relate to it.

No problem, I've learned my lesson.

(heres one to moish: how about being able to buy award tickets with miles?)  ;-)

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2010, 11:21:15 AM »
i forgot to do it and my parents just arrived. remind me later please

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Re: My May 2005 flying report as promised to 1 of the forum members
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2010, 12:17:36 PM »
Do only comments count?