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ipdanno 09-05-2018 06:20 AM

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Originally Posted by 4thLevel (Post 2663302)
Forget about the industry standard practice of being able to list for First or Biz - coach is the only option. If coach is full but premium seats remain, don't count on getting on......

Hey 4th, don’t you remember? EVERY seat on SWA is in First Class!!! If the single class cabin is full, and you can not utilize the jumpseat, you aren’t going. There aren’t any other seats. Except the lav, of course.

ipdanno 09-05-2018 06:23 AM

Century Post.
 
Because I know you all were looking forward to it, I will confirm; my previous post was my 100th here on APC. Eleven years it took me. I must be a slow reader.

badpilot4life 09-05-2018 02:12 PM

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Originally Posted by 4thLevel (Post 2663302)
Forget about the industry standard practice of being able to list for First or Biz - coach is the only option. If coach is full but premium seats remain, don't count on getting on.

And spare me the "bring a box of chocolates" nonsense - we shouldn't have to grovel.

Easily the worst OA pass agreements in the industry.


wtf is this guy talking about?

flyguy81 09-05-2018 04:10 PM

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Originally Posted by badpilot4life (Post 2668947)
wtf is this guy talking about?

id90's maybe?

OldSkool 09-05-2018 04:16 PM

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Originally Posted by ipdanno (Post 2668609)
Because I know you all were looking forward to it, I will confirm; my previous post was my 100th here on APC. Eleven years it took me. I must be a slow reader.

As slow a reader as it took you to put on your flight gloves? :D

ipdanno 09-08-2018 08:52 AM

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Originally Posted by OldSkool (Post 2669016)
As slow a reader as it took you to put on your flight gloves? :D

Hey, the gloves went on quickly, it was the briefings that killed you! 🤗 🤮

4thLevel 09-11-2018 02:53 PM

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Originally Posted by badpilot4life (Post 2668947)
wtf is this guy talking about?

The fact that you don't have any idea what I'm talking about only confirms the problem.

So many here have no/little knowledge of the way the rest of the airlines work, or what is industry standard.

Yes, I'm referring to ZED (not Id90 - not for a long time). Most carriers allow ZED listings from other airline employees in F, J or Y (first, biz and coach). But here at good ol' SWA, the Pass Dept fails to see the need to even ask for this type of agreement, instead telling me to "bring some chocolates for the crew" if I want a chance at something other than coach for 12 hours.

How about just negotiating the agreement to allow us to list for Biz (or F), so we don't have to beg?

Sunrig 09-11-2018 05:25 PM

How about just negotiating the agreement to allow us to list for Biz (or F), so we don't have to beg?[/QUOTE]


Iím not working for SWA but I think the problem is that the company can only get agreements for the class they offer themselves. So if you donít have a business or first class, you donít get an agreement with anybody else. Thatís only hearsay, so I stand to be corrected.

e6bpilot 09-11-2018 07:09 PM

Thatís the way it was explained to me when I asked about it. No reciprocal premium seating.
In any case, is it really worth it for the .1 percent of the time when an open first or biz seat exists and the crew doesnít upgrade you anyway just for being staff?

BZC17 09-11-2018 08:02 PM

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Originally Posted by e6bpilot (Post 2672514)
Thatís the way it was explained to me when I asked about it. No reciprocal premium seating.
In any case, is it really worth it for the .1 percent of the time when an open first or biz seat exists and the crew doesnít upgrade you anyway just for being staff?

Ehh.. ran into this problem on Hawaiian. They will leave your ass if no coach seats are available. Even if all of first class is open. Flight attendants have no power to move you.


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