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Lucky's Latest Adventure
« on: December 12, 2012, 10:05:29 PM »
http://boardingarea.com/blogs/onemileatatime/2012/12/12/the-story-behind-how-i-ended-up-in-emirates-airbus-380-first-class/

Definitely ranks up there as being one of the most amazing FF miles-based stories I've had the pleasure of reading.

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012, 10:23:52 PM »
I told you: the bloggers all have golden stars with the banks and airlines.
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2012, 10:38:06 PM »
Wow
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2012, 10:39:15 PM »
That is really really cool, wish i would get that present one day. I'll take SQ F too.

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2012, 10:47:46 PM »
It's called winning the miles and points lottery. Period.

@Ya'alili - even SQ F is not that nice.
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2012, 10:49:18 PM »
@Ya'alili - even SQ F is not that nice.
Have you flown SQ F on the A380 to say that?

Pretty amazing stuff indeed.
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2012, 10:52:52 PM »
Those pictures are just..  :o ..  but why is this so unusual? I'm not that much of a 'super flyer' but I'm sure some of the pros on this site and other forums have been in seats like that!

Btw here is his more extensive review: http://boardingarea.com/blogs/onemileatatime/2012/12/12/the-most-gaudy-obnoxious-and-awesome-f-flight-of-my-life/

Also is would any of the Jewish people here have reservations about flying Emirates while appearing noticeably Jewish?
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2012, 10:57:22 PM »
Have you flown SQ F on the A380 to say that?

I'll let you know in May!

For now, I've seen the pics. And that's all that matters ;)

Seriously, though, from the reports I've read even those that have flown SQ F on A380 agree EK F is better.

Those pictures are just..  :o ..  but why is this so unusual? I'm not that much of a 'super flyer' but I'm sure some of the pros on this site and other forums have been in seats like that!

Btw here is his more extensive review: http://boardingarea.com/blogs/onemileatatime/2012/12/12/the-most-gaudy-obnoxious-and-awesome-f-flight-of-my-life/

Also is would any of the Jewish people here have reservations about flying Emirates while appearing noticeably Jewish?


None. Had no issues whatsoever on EY F, and I wore my tallis and tefillin on the plane! I can dig up a pic somewhere...

As for why it's unusual, EK F is the redemption of all redemptions (product wise, that is -- redemption wise, though, SQ F on A380 (used to) beats it in terms of non-attainability). The fact that he was on a mileage ticket, got rebooked on EK F and also into a revenue bucket is very, very unusual.
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2012, 11:14:08 PM »
I was debating whether to post something about this. The "developing" story distracted me all day as I was trying to focus on writing an exam :-)

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2012, 12:38:47 AM »

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2012, 02:47:23 AM »
So to be clear, which airlines currently offer this private suite (sweet) thing, just EK and SQ?
How about EY?  Anyone else?

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2012, 03:37:09 AM »
So to be clear, which airlines currently offer this private suite (sweet) thing, just EK and SQ?
How about EY?  Anyone else?
yes, ey as well

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2012, 08:50:27 AM »
So to be clear, which airlines currently offer this private suite (sweet) thing, just EK and SQ?
How about EY?  Anyone else?

OZ and TG also, tho not nearly as nice IMO.
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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2012, 08:59:27 AM »
theres a difference between nice and glitzy, schmaltzy, ostentatious

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Re: Lucky's Latest Adventure
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2012, 09:24:41 AM »
theres a difference between nice and glitzy, schmaltzy, ostentatious

Not gonna go down this road with you again...
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