Most popular threads of 2009

To see what interested Flyer Talkers the most over the past year, the most popular* threads from 2009 in each forum are posted below.  They sure cover some highs and lows of the travel industry & FF programs.  Some of the biggest news events (including 3 crashes) as well as some more surprising topics. A thread started on December 26th made it into the top 20.

* Most popular is taken as the thread started in 2009 with the most views.

Community Buzz | Be my guest (fly for free) at the Star Alliance megado

Hotel Deals | Fairmont Hotels – promo valid until 31 March 2010

Miles Buzz | 100,000 miles for new BA chase visa

Air France | AF flight from Rio missing

British Airways | Tesco and BA (2009)

Starwood | Leaving SPG 1/15/10 Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

bmi | Successful redemptions using BD miles (2009)

Other Credit Cards | Wiki for TYN 90k fixed redemption strategies

United | Unlimited domestic upgrades coming

Hilton | Hilton HHonors Surpass card from Amex


American Airlines | DBEQM it’s back

US Airways | US Airways accident in NYC (US1549 LGA-CLT)

Mileage Run Discussion | BA USA-BOM fare

SPAM | Successful swagbucks codes

Continental | CO3407 crashes while on descent into BUF

Mileage Run Deals | “Good Deals” in economy class

Delta | Earn up to 10,000 miles at WorldPerks mall

Intercontinental | Friends and family discount

Travel Safety / Security | New TSA security measures in the aftermath of NW AMS-DTW flight

Air Canada | Exclusive online sale

American Express | Centurion Wynn promos

Travel Buzz | Dumbest travel related mistake

Travel Technology | Netbook for travel

Omni PR | Passenger attempts to set off bomb as Northwest flight lands at Detroit

Lufthansa | Boarding pass checks in all Lufthansa lounges

Hyatt | Free trial platinum

Online Travel Booking and Bidding Agencies | Free Priceline bidding help

Travel Photography | Places

Radisson | Goldpointsplus elite benefits

SAS | The great Star Airbus do

Alaska Airlines | Alaska pilot Q&A

Trip Reports | Singapore in style – a tale of 2 skybeds (inc A380)

Omni | 2009 div 1a college football thread

Southwest | Southwest’s bid for Frontier

Wyndham | 10k miles for 3 stays

Avis | Avis fleet list (US & Canada)

Sky Team | Who would be the next Sky Team member?

Cathay Pacifc | CX J menu 2009

Qantas | Jetstar NZ

Singapore Airlines | Rumour SQ11 to go 77W

Japan Airlines | Is JAL racist?

Star Alliance | Massive RTW fare increase from Feb

Marriott | Fall / winter megabonus

Budget Travel | Cheapest country in the world

Women Travelers | Comfy / stylish flats for walking

KLM | KLM economy comfort

AirTran | Coupon $25 off

Thai | Gold envelope our gratitude for you

Other Hotels | Expired get $60/40 euro for Accor signup

jetBlue | jetBlue all you can jet pass

Luxury Hotels | Four Seasons preferred partner amenities

Only Randy Petersen | A different view of the coupon connection

Emirates | Emirates new routes (and changes) for 2010

Swiss | Swiss A330-300 configuration & 20APR09 inaugural

Midwest | Republic to acquire Midwest

Dining Buzz | Top Chef season 6

Korean | Korean 77W info

Virgin Atlantic | Free upgrade to Flying Club silver?

Oneworld | xONEx online tool bug thread

Alitalia | Status match

Travel Products | Zuca – best rolling suitcase ever?

ANA | Downgraded food and service in business class

Turkish | TK 777 to where?

European Rail Travel | Eurostar / Times offer – 2 return tickets from £90

TalkBoard | Forum proposal – Accor A-Club

Finnair | Miles & More status match for Finland

GLBT | Southern Decadance 2009

Technical Issues | Search update

Newsstand | Latest junk tax – US proposes $10 fee on foreign visitors to promote travel

Air New Zealand | Silver is it worth it?

Amtrak | Register for your share of 2 million AGR points on August 20

Other Rental Cars | Do we have any friends at Alamo?

National | One two free 2009

Other Asia-Pacific Airlines | Philippine Airlines refurbished 747 interior

Asiana | Asiana 747 vs 74E seating and first class access

Cruises | Should I use a travel agent to book a cruise?

Other North & South America Airlines | Major changes in Lanpass award system

Frontier | Frontier confirms Southwest Airlines developing a bid

Hawaii based airlines | I was assaulted by Hawaiian Airlines gate agent

Thrifty | Thrifty will rip you off

Airlines of India | Kingfisher selling cheap upgrades

iDine | Jan-Feb 2009 VIP AA bonus miles

El Al | Last minute El Al flights on “Daka 90” website

Westjet | Your picks for new routes

Fairmont | Will friends & family rate receive credit?

Other Europe Airlines | Aer Lingus premier trip reports

Choice | Choice Hotels Everyday Guest program

Qatar | Worst experience with Qatar

Gaming Loyalty Programs | Questions about Club Grazie (Venetian / Palazzo)

Budget | A lot of BCD codes for US & Canada

Disability Travel | Should I work for airlines?

Virgin America | Possible destinations

Other Africa-Middle East Airlines | SAA and the world cup

Hertz | Hertz scam at DFW

Travel with Children | How do kids show ID when flying domestic?

Diners Club | Airport lounge access is confusing

Best Western | Platinum upgrades

Travel Contests and Sweepstakes | Bellagio getaway sweepstakes

Travel with Pets | Dogs in first class

Suggestions | Flyertalk iphone app?

Dollar | Pick up MCO drop off FLL, one way charge?

Religious Travel | Kosher meals on Singapore Airlines in first and business

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