Us330 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 3946 posts, RR: 13 Posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2754 times:
I heard about this some time ago and it slipped my mind until tonight when one of my cousins who works for Morgan Stanley said something about being able to purchase first class for life on American Airlines for $140,000. Has anybody else heard/know more about this?
Watewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2695 times:
I doubt that. Check out the costs for a first-class fare for a long-haul, and you'll see why this is not possible. If it were only $140,000- AA would have shut its doors already. Heck, I'd kill to fly $140,000 for life... in COACH!
SJC>SFO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2605 times:
Actually......... about 30-40 years ago AA DID offer a lifetime pass for around $125,000- $150,000, in COACH though. The real reason why no one bough it was because the future of the airlines was so unsure at the time. No one knew how long they'd acutally be able to use to ticket for because some of the airlines were dropping or merging like flies!