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The 2010 Delta Air Lines FlyerTalk Event: Reflecting On It After Five Years

The 2010 Delta Air Lines FlyerTalk Event occurred from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, October 24, 2010 — and the last day of the event was five years ago today.

How time flies.

Many months of planning — and many meetings at the world headquarters of Delta Air Lines — culminated in four days of what many participants dubbed Best. Field. Trip. Ever. That slogan became the unofficial de facto motto for the entire experience, which included — but certainly not limited to — the following…

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A Chance to Win Free Admission to This Boeing and United Airlines Event

Randy Petersen is at it again with his legendary generosity — this time, with your chance to win free admission to this Boeing and United Airlines event next month: “If you are in Seattle on Saturday, July 25, or can be (use those award miles), we’ll pick up the tab for two members of Milepoint to enjoy a fabulous event, courtesy of United and Boeing and planned by Milepoint members who are helping others.”

This event is now sold out; but you can be one of two winners who can enjoy the following planned itinerary without paying a penny to attend…

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Fly as a Passenger With Denny Flanagan as Your Captain on January 17, 2015

Affectionately known as Capt Denny on both Milepoint and FlyerTalk, Denny Flanagan — a veteran pilot and captain at United Airlines whom I have met several times and is well known amongst frequent fliers regardless of airline affiliation — will be the pilot of a Boeing 757-200 aircraft operating as United Airlines flight 441 from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Los Angeles International Airport, which is scheduled to depart at 6:00 in the morning on Saturday, January 17, 2015.

You and several other FlyerTalk members who are scheduled to be on that flight can listen to him on Channel 9 via the in-flight entertainment system aboard that aircraft. He has been known to customize his messages to air traffic controllers for FlyerTalk members — including…

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Chat in Person With Lufthansa Executives at Kamingespräch 2014

This could be your opportunity if you have ever wanted to have an informal discussion in person with executives of Lufthansa.

The Kamingespräch event for 2014 will be at the Lufthansa Aviation Center at the headquarters of Lufthansa — more specifically, restaurant Zum Kranich — on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:00 in the afternoon where the dialogue between frequent travelers and employees of Lufthansa which started last year will be continued and intensified this year.

Group management personnel of Lufthansa expected to participate this year includes but is not limited to…

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The End of The World Did Not Happen Today — Yet.

According to a supposed Mayan prophecy, there has been a belief that that the world was going to “end” today — whatever that means. Suite Novotel was preparing for the end of the world with this promotion where…

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A Listing of the Most Immediate FlyerTalk Member Gatherings

In cooperation with the TalkMail newsletter, The Gate will list FlyerTalk member gatherings and events scheduled to take place within the next 15 days as a final reminder before the events actually occur. The purpose of this is to promote the gathering of FlyerTalk members, especially when a FlyerTalk member posts a last-minute event in the CommunityBuzz! forum on FlyerTalk which would be considered too late to include in the TalkMail newsletter. The TalkMail newsletter will cover FlyerTalk member gatherings and events which are planned in advance. To find out more about a particular event or gathering of FlyerTalk members, please click on the underlined date and location of one of the FlyerTalk member gatherings or events listed below…

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Family Day Open House at United Airlines: Will You Attend This Year?

Shannon Kelly — also known as FlyerTalk member UA Insider and is the director of customer insights at United Airlines — has announced that United Airlines will be hosting its annual Family Day Open House for United Airlines employees and their families this year on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 11:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon at their maintenance center in San Francisco. As has been done in past years, a limited number of tickets will be available to FlyerTalk members who are also United Airlines Mileage Plus frequent flier loyalty program members — as well as one guest — to attend. However…

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A Listing of the Most Immediate FlyerTalk Member Gatherings

In cooperation with the TalkMail newsletter, The Gate will list FlyerTalk member gatherings and events scheduled to take place within the next 15 days as a final reminder before the events actually occur. The purpose of this is to promote the gathering of FlyerTalk members, especially when a FlyerTalk member posts a last-minute event in the CommunityBuzz! forum on FlyerTalk which would be considered too late to include in the TalkMail newsletter. The TalkMail newsletter will cover FlyerTalk member gatherings and events which are planned in advance. To find out more about a particular event or gathering of FlyerTalk members, please click on the underlined date and location of one of the FlyerTalk member gatherings or events listed below…

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A Listing of the Most Immediate FlyerTalk Member Gatherings

In cooperation with the TalkMail newsletter, The Gate will list FlyerTalk member gatherings and events scheduled to take place within the next 15 days as a final reminder before the events actually occur. The purpose of this is to promote the gathering of FlyerTalk members, especially when a FlyerTalk member posts a last-minute event in the CommunityBuzz! forum on FlyerTalk which would be considered too late to include in the TalkMail newsletter. The TalkMail newsletter will cover FlyerTalk member gatherings and events which are planned in advance. To find out more about a particular event or gathering of FlyerTalk members, please click on the underlined date and location of one of the FlyerTalk member gatherings or events listed below…

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A Listing of the Most Immediate FlyerTalk Member Gatherings

In cooperation with the TalkMail newsletter, The Gate will list FlyerTalk member gatherings and events scheduled to take place within the next 15 days as a final reminder before the events actually occur. The purpose of this is to promote the gathering of FlyerTalk members, especially when a FlyerTalk member posts a last-minute event in the CommunityBuzz! forum on FlyerTalk which would be considered too late to include in the TalkMail newsletter. The TalkMail newsletter will cover FlyerTalk member gatherings and events which are planned in advance. To find out more about a particular event or gathering of FlyerTalk members, please click on the underlined date and location of one of the FlyerTalk member gatherings or events listed below…

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