Lost and Found: The True Meaning of Our Frequent Flier Community

“I  know this is a long shot but I’m willing to try”, posted FlyerTalk member lskohn. “I think I left a beloved hooded fleece jacket at the LAX United Club around 5 pm, but couldn’t go back to look for it when I noticed it wasn’t with me at boarding time. If you are there: it is grayish/dun, with bright pink cuffs – a ScotteVest (ie lots of interior pockets). Probably no i.d. and in the pockets maybe only a gas and Avis receipt. In the seats near the smaller beverage station.”

“Got it – pm me your address and I will send it” was the fantastic news posted by FlyerTalk member califcoast literally 13 minutes later in response to that request.

While negative aspects certainly exist, this interaction proves that the frequent flier community launched and envisioned by Randy Petersen is still alive and well — and I am proud to be a part of this special community.

Although this interaction happened on FlyerTalk, it could occur equally as well on Milepoint. The lesson here is that if you need assistance of any kind, think about posting a request to your colleagues of the frequent flier community on both FlyerTalk and Milepoint, as you have nothing to lose by doing so — and everything to gain…

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