How did you do in 2009?

Dec 14th, 2009, 04:16 PM
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I'm done for the year.

Total mileage - 74,525 - earned PE on UA again

Total flights - 20

Flew SIA, UA, US Air, Swiss, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Jetstar (mileage not included above).

New airlines for me were Swiss, (which was disappointing) and US Air. I did get to fly UA's new Business Class with the lay down seats on several trips - very nice.

One new airport for me - ADE

Used miles to upgrade to Business on SIN-NRT-SFO and return.
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Dec 15th, 2009, 07:41 AM
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Oops I miscalculated. Miles redeemed should be 632,500. I forgot to add 2 transcon upgrades.
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Dec 15th, 2009, 10:12 AM
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I didn't fly that much this year. Thanks to Double EQMs I barely requalified for elite status.

What are BIS miles?

Number of flights, 19, which is very very low, I usually fly 40 or 50 flights each year.

New airlines, CO.

New airports, CUN.

Did not fly any new types of aircraft.
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Dec 15th, 2009, 10:33 AM
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BIS = Butt-in-Seat. In other words, the actual number of miles in the air, without adjusting for EQM bonuses or minimum mileage accruals.
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Dec 15th, 2009, 11:28 PM
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Dec 18th, 2009, 01:06 PM
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My daughter posted her flights on FlyerTalk so I thought that I would post mine here. All of my flights were on American Airlines in 2009 and all flights were purely for fun - no business travel since I am retired. I am probably one of AA's oldest Executive Platinum members.

My AA statistics for 2009:

Program to Date Miles 2,456,076 (AA Platinum for Life)
YTD Elite Qualifying Points 69,472
YTD Elite Qualifying Miles 132,894
YTD Elite Qualifying Segments 30

My flights for 2009 with no delays, cancellations, and/or lost bags:

January
DFW to CDG to CDG

February
DFW to OGG to DFW
1 1/2 days later
DFW to LHR to DFW

March
DFW to CDG to ORD to CDG
We volunteered our seats for the DFW to CDG flight since the flight was overbooked; we were upgraded to business from CDG to ORD

April
DFW to CDG to ORD to CDG
DFW to FRA to DFW

May
DFW to CDG to ORD to DFW
DFW to ORD to DUB to ORD to DFW

June
DFW to ANC to DFW

July
DFW to JAC to DFW

August
DFW to DCA to DFW

September
DFW to JAC to DFW
DFW to ANC to DFW
DFW to JFK to ZRH to JFK to DFW

October
DFW to CDG to DFW

November
DFW to LHR to DFW (business class both ways)
DFW to CDG to DFW

All domestic flights were upgraded to first except for award travel.

Since I achieved Executive Platinum status in October 2009, I am not planning any more travel in 2009. However, I am flying to Hawaii on January 1 in an effort to requalify.
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Dec 18th, 2009, 03:14 PM
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Just looked at my UA acoount. I'm at 149,845 for the year, and with a trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and back on Thai on Tuesday, I'll be over 150k... made it!!! Yippeeee!!
Carol
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Dec 18th, 2009, 08:17 PM
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Carol, you nailed it.

Dorothy01, here is your BIS map, like Gardyloo did:
http://tinyurl.com/ye5kyds
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Dec 29th, 2009, 03:55 AM
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Took my last flight of the year, and picked up another airline - Sichuan Airlines.
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Dec 31st, 2009, 04:43 AM
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Number of flights: 34
New airports: 2 - SFO & NRT
New airlines: 2 - JAL & JBU

30 of my flights were taken on WIA and AA and only 2 each were taken on JAL and JBU. Really enjoyed JAL's executive class to NRT and their Sakura lounge at NRT is the best airline lounge I've been in yet. ;-)
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Dec 31st, 2009, 10:57 AM
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wow, you guys certainly get around! I was happy with my year, having 3 pleasure trips/vacations, and getting great prices on plane tickets each time. Seattle/Los Cabos on Aeromexico, Seattle/Oakland on Alaska, and Seattle/Honolulu on Hawaiian Air. Hardly seems worthly of this thread though!
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Jan 3rd, 2010, 03:38 PM
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Not that many new entries, but some rather exotic ones...

New airports: CAI, DRS, HRG
New airlines: C3, C9, MS
New airplanes: Embraer 170, Dornier 328

Happy new year to all!
Andre
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Jan 8th, 2010, 01:06 PM
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January 2009 JFK to LAX 3000 miles
August 2009 LAX to Newark-Newark-Paris-paris to lourdes and back
Paris to JFK
JFK to LAX
September LAX to Orlando and back
DEcember LAX to JFK and back

in 2008, i did even more flying
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Jan 8th, 2010, 02:29 PM
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1) FLR-FRA-NRT-BNE-TSV-CNS-BNE-NRT-CDG-FLR with LH/JL/QF/AF
2) FLR-ZRH-FLR with LX
3) FLR-FRA-ARN-FRA-FLR with LH/SK
4) FLR-FRA-YYZ-NAS-GHB / RSD-PHL-FRA-FLR with LH/AC/US and Southern Air Charter
5) FLR-FRA-TXL-ULN-TXL-FRA-FLR with LH/OM
6) PSA-MUC-PEK / XIY-PVG-MUC-PSA with LH/FM
7) FLR-FRA-MAD-FRA-FLR with LH
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Jan 8th, 2010, 02:32 PM
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SFO to Detroit
Chicago to Atlanta
Atlanta to SFO
SFO to Boston
Newark to SFO
SFO to LHR to Frankfurt to Florence
Florence to Frankfurt to LHR to SFO
SFO to Shanghai
Shanghai to Beijing
Beijing to Shenzhen
Hong Kong to Kuala Lampur
Penang to Singapore
Singapore to Sydney
Sydney to SFO

Got Premier Executive status back. Yippee.
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Jan 8th, 2010, 02:37 PM
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sorry, 2 mistakes:

1) TSV-CNS was by car
4) .... / RSD-NAS-PHL-FRA-FLR
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Jan 8th, 2010, 03:25 PM
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Don't feel bad suze - I thought DH and I did a fair amount of travel, but NOTHING compared to what I just read! Then again, we only travel for pleasure (never business), and we both work full time.

All in all, we managed to fly r/t from ny to: Italy (Rome, and Florence), Chile (Santiago), Spain (and then driving through various cities), cruise around the Caribbean, Chile (again), and the Bahamas.

How many miles? I don't keep track
New airports? Florence, Madrid
Kind of plane? I don't care, as long as it gets me there in one piece, with luggage, and close to on-time. Very successful in all counts.
New airline? None.
Free trips? 2

I hope 2010 will be even better!
Wishing all of you safe and happy flying too.
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Jan 12th, 2010, 11:45 AM
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You certainly made some fabulous trips this year, Grasshopper!
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Jan 13th, 2010, 03:08 PM
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This is an embarassment but I only took one trip by air in 2009, mainly due to a serious illness. But I'm better now and I plan to do a lot more in 2010. Here's my one trip for 2009:

Romania

For this trip I flew:

CO from AUS to IAH,
NW from IAH to MSP (Minneapolis, new airport for me)
DL from MSP to CDG
AF from CDG to OTP (OTP is Bucharest, another new airport for me)

That's it. Please don't kick me off the board. I WILL do better in 2010.
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Jan 14th, 2010, 09:58 PM
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We might have to ask for a doctor's note if you don't pick up your game

Actually, that one trip was about 13,160 miles!

Good to hear that you are better now.
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