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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…

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How You Can Send Kevin Pinto a Birthday Card

Kevin Pinto is a legend of sorts — at least, in the minds of frequent fliers of Delta Air Lines, where he had worked for many years — and a request was sent by an employee of Delta Air Lines that it would be uplifting to Kevin if he received birthday cards “from all over.”

Who better than to fulfill that request than frequent fliers who travel all over the world?

Kevin officially retired from Delta Air Lines on December 31, 2012 as a result of…

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Your Assistance Requested With Plans For Tenth Anniversary for a Fellow Frequent Flier

In June of 2005, a person joined FlyerTalk with the name flyfarfar and asked for assistance from fellow FlyerTalk members for advice on a “great” trip to San Francisco from the midwestern United States for the purpose of proposing to his girlfriend — and in response, he received suggestions which he considered great as well.

That was greater than nine years ago. Today…

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Tragedy Strikes a Fellow Frequent Flier; Please Help With a Simple Favor

Both the step-daughter and seven-week-old grandchild of a fellow frequent flier had been killed by the father of the baby — and the father of the baby then turned the gun on himself.

This sudden tragedy left the frequent flier in question and his family in shock; and the reasons as to why this happened are unknown at this time.

Because he posted in a restricted forum on FlyerTalk, I do not want to reveal his identity; but he did place the following request…

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Children of FlyerTalk Member Publish Electronic Book

The two children of FlyerTalk member actonma have authored an electronic book called My Dad’s on a Business Trip AGAIN! which you can read on your personal electronic device. This book has been published and is selling for 99 cents; and it just might help ease the anxiety of embarking on a long trip — as well as potentially have that trip seem to go faster. All proceeds going to…

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Now Open: Information Desk Forum on FlyerTalk

If you recently registered as a new member of FlyerTalk — or if you happen to request some advice on award travel — the new Information Desk forum on FlyerTalk is now open for business where fellow FlyerTalk members are ready to assist you. Although FlyerTalk is…

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FlyerTalk Member JDiver to Match Donations to Help Victims of the Boston Marathon Explosions

The manhunt for the suspects allegedly responsible for the explosions near the finish line at the Boston Marathon last week has concluded — but many of the victims of the explosions and their families are still suffering from the pain and trauma of the explosions, which has permanently changed some of their lives forever. FlyerTalk member and senior moderator JDiver has issued a challenge to his fellow FlyerTalk members to help assist those victims by generously offering to match your donation to…

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Free International Telephone Calls — This Weekend Only

FlyerTalk member rizwank operates a telephone company and needs to test some additional routes set up in his company’s system. Rather than run an automated script to test the telephone calls, rizwank wants for you to test it in real time, creating a win-win situation for all.
There are several conditions to this offer, however…

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