CXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3137 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3897 times:
14, just a few months ago. Thai Royal Orchid Plus Silver.
I could have easily gotton elite status at the age of five, because I travelled so much, but I din't enrol in anything until late last year. Now I'm in AC aeroplan (do not use it because of TG ROP), CX asiamiles (miles not status), TG ROP, DJ velocity (miles not status) and EK Skywards (or as it is called for those under 16, skywards sky surfers).
Quoting CXfirst (Reply 2): 14, just a few months ago. Thai Royal Orchid Plus Silver.
Quoting A380US (Reply 7): i might have been 10 at most 11 recieved AA Gold
Quoting Yellowstone (Thread starter): Me - haven't yet gotten it. Maybe once I enter the workforce, hopefully in a job that has business travel.
That is my situation as well.
The closest I've gotten has been with Frontier. If I flew Frontier exclusively then I could probably get Ascent based on the number of segments (but not miles - MSP-DEN-PHX-DEN-MSP is plenty of segments but not many miles - they are among the shortest flights in F9s mainline system), but alas sometimes I fly Sun Country or other airlines instead.
When my dad works for a large company, on an international deal, registered in Norway, and living in australia, we get a huge travel 'budget'. The travel budget is based on an expensive last-minute Y fare for the whole family from PER-OSL w/ any carrier (and a little more - in case we only find extremly expensive fares). With it, our whole family manage a biz class ticket to Norway from PER (I travelled alone to Norway in Y this christmas also) with many domestic trips and intra-asian trips.
Brettbrett21 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3799 times:
I'm 19 and have just got Premier status on Mileage Plus with United. That was due to a RTW on Star Aliance. Not much point in having it though, I won't be flying anywhere with Star in the next year sadly
767noa From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 28 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3771 times:
I got my Pualani Platinum for Hawaiian Airlines when I was 7 because we took a lot of inter-island and mainland trips because of my mother doing cases in Los Angeles or on another island (I always tagged along when I could). I just got my Premier status on UA a few months ago at 13. I thank my mother for flying a lot and taking me.
PDXtriple7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3700 times:
How come DL's FF program doesn't involve segments? Anyway, as long as my CO miles transfer to MQM's for my flight to London and back I'll finally have ff status as a silver medallion member. With school, I should be able to maintain this and continue to build miles so I can finally upgrade to first class on transatlantic flights.
ExFATboy From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2974 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3693 times:
41 - with AA, back when I had to travel to London on business and most of my personal travel was on AA. Only lasted one year.
Got it again for 07 on Continental, Elite Sliver. So far, only one upgrade - upgrading on SRQ-EWR isn't easy. But I did get upgraded on FLL-EWR on Sunday, when all the cruise ships come in, so it is possible! And it is nice to just walk down the Elite carpet and onto the plane whenever I want, plus the 25% mileage bonus.
Should be able to maintain this with a little planning - I already have about 6500 miles flown & 8700 miles purchased but not flown, a west coast run and a few runs to Florida should cover the rest!
NWA757boy From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 678 posts, RR: 4
Reply 23, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3668 times:
20 years old, Gold Elite on NW. Spent all my momey, traveled alot, mainly the DTW-RSW-DTW route, with some Transcons-(DTW-west coast) and some european destinations.
I still have silver elite status and I havent bought a revenue ticket in almost a year. I know work for NW so my miles and status mean basically nothing. However, being silver now on NW upgraded my AMEX stawrood preferred guest status