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2007-07-25 18:26:43.892952+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

My sister rants about NWA (That's Northwest Airlines, not the rappers). When I flew out to visit her a month or so ago I must admit that one of the things that pushed me towards flying into Toledo rather than Detroit was that Detroit meant flying [the airline] With Attitude...

(Bonus: Check out Nina Gordon's cover of Straight Out Of Compton, lower left)

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-07-25 18:44:49.832128+00 by: ebradway

Tell her to see if she can roll the miles to another airline. I think NWA has an exchange program with Delta. She probably won't get the Mexico deal though...

Asha and I have been trying to cash in her miles. We managed to get two good flights to 'Nooga in January. Ironically, we couldn't get the flight to Atlanta or Nashville on the requested days but they would fly us directly into 'Nooga. Further irony: the flights were through Atlanta - you can get a free ticket as long as you took an extra flight!

Another gripe: the companion ticket usually costs as much as two regular tickets with fewer restrictions.

We use Frontier for everything now. It helps that they are based in Denver. I started flying them when we found that they were cheaper for two tickets than a companion ticket on Delta. Their FrequentFlyer program runs much smoother than Delta or Northwest and you can score tickets for as little as 15,000 miles. It still takes 30,000 miles to get choice flights or go to Mexico. But they run deals as well.

#Comment Re: made: 2007-07-25 18:50:31.582889+00 by: ebradway

Oh yeah, Points.com provides a single interface for multiple FF programs.

#Comment Re: Straight Outta Compton made: 2007-07-26 02:39:15.594689+00 by: John Anderson

A few weeks back I linked a YouTube video that's the original NWA visuals with the Nina Gordon vocals; it makes the cover somehow more powerful.