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FlyerTalk Member Sues Loyalty Program Company for $7,000 Over 250,000 Miles

FlyerTalk member Marathon Man is suing Cartera Commerce, Inc. — the company which powers many of the shopping mall Internet web sites for airlines — for $7,000.00 plus expenses, as he personally has greater than 300 outstanding mileage transactions with them which should have resulted in bonuses awarded to him from the United Airlines Months of Miles promotion of greater than 250,000 United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles. He has yet to receive his miles. Marathon Man is calling on fellow FlyerTalk members who also have yet to receive their miles from the promotion to join him in seeking justice, and he wants for this support to double as a gathering of FlyerTalk members, complete with food and drink. His court case case is to be heard in the historic town of Concord, Massachusetts on…

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How You Can Help Send a FlyerTalk Member Across the English Channel

FlyerTalk member LizzyDragon84 is one of two finalists in a video contest pertaining to women in aviation — and the winner gets a free trip to Europe to fly across the English Channel. This would be a dream come true for LizzyDragon84 — and you can help with only a few seconds of your time simply by…

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Frequent Flyer: The Movie — Here is How You Can Help…

If you have as little as one dollar, you can help a feature-length movie about frequent fliers come to life. I first met filmmaker Gabriel Leigh — also known as FlyerTalk member bombayhog — in Florida in 2009. He shot some footage, recording the interviews of frequent fliers — including myself — recounting their wildest experiences, which ultimately became a short film released in 2009. Gabriel did a great job on this short film, which…

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Get a Postcard and Win Chocolate!

I like to attempt to assist fellow FlyerTalk members reach their goals when they post a favor on FlyerTalk. In this case, FlyerTalk member scoow posted a request for postcards from six specific states, stating that the daughter of a friend is studying the states of the United States in school and they are attempting to collect postcards from all 50 states. They are only missing a few states and scoow offered to help. FlyerTalk member Dovster responded to the request by posting a contest where you can win…

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“How Do I Get My Girlfriend On a Plane to Spain for a Surprise Engagement?”

We are surprising FlyerTalk member pwb2103 to be a “guest ‘blogger’” for The Gate and plead for your assistance in his own words: “It’s time to pop that big question and my perfect plan is starting to unravel. I need some way to get my girlfriend to board a plane to Spain (from NYC), without suspecting that I’ll be in Spain waiting to propose. I thought I had it all figured out. I…

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Please Say a Prayer for Liam

FlyerTalk member wsucougarchick05 has asked for prayers before regarding her grandfather from fellow FlyerTalk members, but she says “I asked for prayers ’round this time last year…I’m asking for them again…” regarding the baby boy of a friend of hers who was diagnosed with a rare blood disease in October…

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New Company Representative Feature on FlyerTalk

Making it easy to recognize company representatives by having the FlyerTalk name of the representative in green as well as the title Company Representative is meant to enhance your FlyerTalk experience in case you need to contact an official company representative through FlyerTalk, or to ensure that promotions, information or news posted regarding that particular company are indeed official.

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