MEABeirut
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Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:21 am

Well, in light of that negative Spirit Airlines thread, I figured that we could all have a positive reflection today on one of North America's best carriers, Midwest Airlines (oh yea, and Midwest Connect too!). Today, YX flight 831 PHX-MKE was in trouble. The scheduled (Saver Service MD-8(7?)) aircraft had severe mechanical problems. Most other airlines would have said, "Too bad, so sad" but Midwest is a class act. They offered 2 no-strings-attatched round-trip flights per person willing to bump to a later flight (I unfortunately could not take this offer). Not only did they replace the aircraft within a respectable time frame, but they replaced it with an unforgettable aircraft. They replaced their nice, but not as nice Saver Service flight with their Milwaukee Brewer's charter MD-8(1?) with only(!!!) 74 seats. The comfort was unbelievable and the legroom was far beyond the likes of NW or AA F classes! I had one of the most comfortable flights of my life and by far one of the friendliest. Thank you Midwest Airlines!

Anyone else have good experiences/stories from YX?

-Tim  Smile
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Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:26 am

Yup, they are a wonderful airline! I love their 717 aircraft and signuture service, I fly them whenever I'm travelling domestically within the states. I truly hope the rumours aren't true about changing the configuration of its 717 aircraft. Oh well, I guess profitability is what really matters in the end.
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:39 am

The brewers/bucks charter plane is a great piece of metal. Did you by chance get to sit in one of the backwards facing seats?
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:45 am

Quoting N353SK (Reply 2):
Did you by chance get to sit in one of the backwards facing seats?

Nah, but that is ok, I used to do it all the time when WN had that and I used to fly them. I am actaully sort of glad I didn't because I wanted my under-seat storage!  Wink LOL.

-Tim
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:04 am

Quoting MEABeirut (Thread starter):
Anyone else have good experiences/stories from YX?

Many...but not in their Saver Service which is undependable, as your story illustrates. Now Signature Service: that is something to behold!
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:07 am

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 4):
not in their Saver Service

I would still take it over NW, AA, or UA anyday!

-Tim
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:19 am

I flew on the Charter config MD-81 last summer EWR - MKE when our 717 had mechanical problems. It was an extremely comfortable aircraft and the rear facing seats with tables were weird. I enjoyed it so much I'm flying YX next Web EWR-MKE-MCI-SAT. Can't wait !
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Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:33 am

I am flying YX from FLL-MKE-CLE for Thanksgiving and it will be my first flight with them...I am very much looking forward to the chance to experience their service and get some of those chocolate chip cookies I've heard so much about!
 
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Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:34 am

Quoting MEABeirut (Reply 5):
would still take it over NW, AA, or UA anyday!

-Tim

Yes, if for leisure. No if for business. I go to LAS, PHX and TPA on business from MKE a lot. I gave up YX and Saver in the Spring. Too many two to four hour delays.

And I did go to NW. I am now Gold Elite, get upgraded constantly..something that can't happen on Saver...and have never been delayed by a mechanical since (don't count weather.)

Now I get to these places ON TIME. Sorry, until they replace the MD80s...and they are working on that...I avoid Saver. I love to fly Signature to MCI, DFW or anywhere else it goes. Just not the very undependable Saver.
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:16 pm

Quoting MEABeirut (Thread starter):
Thank you Midwest Airlines!



Quoting MEABeirut (Thread starter):
Anyone else have good experiences/stories from YX?

How could that be a good story?!?!? You were stuck in PHX for a few hours. I wouldn't call an airplane breaking down a good thing.
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:27 pm

Quoting SkyexRamper (Reply 9):
How could that be a good story?!?!?

The fact that they took the time to be able to accommodate us best and then when they could not accommodate everyone, offered excellent care packages. Any other airline would have not only fumbled, but probably would have left us there for several hours. We were only there for about 2 extra, and that is really not that bad. I think the situation could have been much worse and they went above and beyond our expectations when we heard there would be a delay.

Quoting SkyexRamper (Reply 9):
I wouldn't call an airplane breaking down a good thing.

No, but their customer service recovery was excellent!

-Tim  Smile
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Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:31 pm

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 8):
And I did go to NW. I am now Gold Elite

Exact same story as my dad. He flew YX, but then transferred to NW and is now Gold Elite (and let me tell you, the perks are much better!).

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 8):
I love to fly Signature

I wish they would give you the option on all their destinations! Can't they do one Saver Service flight and one Signature Service flight to PHX? Or 2 SVR and 1 SIG? Ugh, I LOVE their Signature Service.

-Tim
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:58 pm

Wait a sec, I am confused.

The OP said the Saver Service PHX-MKE was more or less "severe mechanical."

Did YX happen to have the charter configured A/C sitting around at PHX? Or did you have to wait for the A/C to be flown in from somewhere?
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 1:54 am

love yx, rumors here have been they might do away with sign service but I can not imagine that, it is amazing, nice ff program too you can use the points less than 330 days out.

as for nw gold elite, what great benefits are there? I was for two years and the upgrade is nice but the risk of sitting nw coach is not worth it.

plus yx people are very helpful as your story points out.
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:27 am

Quoting Geg2rap (Reply 13):
as for nw gold elite, what great benefits are there? I was for two years and the upgrade is nice but the risk of sitting nw coach is not worth it.

To me, the coach seats in Saver and NW coach are the same. So that is a wash. The advantages are:

-Possibility of 1st when that does not exist on Saver.
-No mechanical delays...in my experience.
-More flight options.
-Did I mention the 1st class thing...

The downside:

-No choclate chip cookies.
-No very good buy-on board meals if traveling NW coach.
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:55 am

I get to fly Midwest for the first time in alittle less than two weeks. Unfortunately its from MSP to PIT so I only get the signature service for one 1-hour flight each way. My first flight is also at 6:00 so I won't get the chocolate chip cookies damnit!!! All that aside I am still excited as I have been meaning to fly them ever since they started the 717s in MSP. They also fly out the the newer HHH terminal which is very nice, small, and easy to get in and out of.

Erik in MSP
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 14):
To me, the coach seats in Saver and NW coach are the same. So that is a wash. The advantages are:

-Possibility of 1st when that does not exist on Saver.
-No mechanical delays...in my experience.
-More flight options.http://www.airliners.net/discussions/help.main?open=new
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-Did I mention the 1st class thing...

nw first class is like signtiture domestically, nw has more leg room,
good news, you can earn NW miles on yx now (best of both worlds)
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:46 am

I fly midwest rather often and I have never had any overly long delays, like more then 20min. I fly saver service more often than signature service. I have never had the delays you speak of. what kind of problems are they, are they like engines not working properly or what I don't understand.
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 4:03 am

Quoting MEABeirut (Reply 5):
I would still take it over NW, AA, or UA anyday!

I have never flown Midwest, but I would much rather take them than NW, AA, or UA "anyday." From the Midwest website:

Quote:
Both Saver and Signature flights provide passengers with extra legroom for added comfort. Pitch (the distance between seats) averages 33-34", depending on aircraft type - significantly more than the 30" most airlines average in coach class. The interior width of seat cushions on Midwest aircraft is 18" on Saver flights and 21" on Signature flights, compared with coach seating that is 17-18" wide on most airlines.

I would much rather fly Midwest because of this. This is definitely better than coach on NW, AA, and UA. Perhaps their FF mile program isn't up to par like NW's is (as some of you have mentioned) but because of their outstanding service ... YX would be my choice. Midwest's Saver Service is still much better than NW coach. Here:

**Saver Service, with low fares and extra legroom, offers year-round nonstop flights from Milwaukee to seven leisure destinations – Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Tampa, Orlando, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

Saver Service offers simplified low fares, no Saturday-night stayover, a minimal ticket exchange fee – and the same great service that has earned Midwest Airlines its reputation for providing “the best care in the air.”

All flights are aboard MD-80 series jets with standard coach seating arranged in a 2-by-3 configuration. Midwest adds extra space between rows to ensure generous legroom.

Saver Service flights offer Best Care Cuisine – our buy-onboard dining service. Flights of 2-1/2 hours or more also offer onboard entertainment – the rental of digEplayers for $10. These are handheld entertainment units preloaded with 11 movies, TV shows, cartoons and musical selections.**

** Also taken from Midwest Airlines.com

Even though you can buy your food, I am sure it is much better than those soggy meals you can purchase on NW.
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 5:12 am

Quoting MPDPilot (Reply 17):
I fly saver service more often than signature service. I have never had the delays you speak of.

Good on ya! They are not delayed every day...just a lot in MY experience. I have to be there, when I have to be there. And for me the delays were frustrating and costing me business. thus the switch from Saver. I am glad you have not had delays.

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 18):
I have never flown Midwest, but I would much rather take them than NW, AA, or UA "anyday." From the Midwest website:

Websites are marketing tools. Words are words. From the web site I would fly them too on Saver if I did not have to be in PHX, LAS, and TPA in a timely fashion.

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 18):
Even though you can buy your food, I am sure it is much better than those soggy meals you can purchase on NW.

No meals on NW coach.

YX is my hometown airline. I like them. I LOVE Signature service and encourage anyone out there to take that service anytime they get the chance. It is a very nice ride for just a little more than coach.

I just can not depend on Saver Service. Simple as that. When they upgrade the planes and get more dependable, i would even think about coming back.
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 5:47 am

Look for an announcement this fall regarding the replacement of the MD80/Saver Service program. Looks as if the seating will be a signature/saver mix. (maybe 8-12 sig seats in front) Leaning towards Airbus for supplier.

To all who have positive comments.. THANKS!! We will try to continue to provide the "best care in the air" (and on the ground).

To all who have negative or neutral comments, we will continue to work hard to regain you as loyal passengers.

We sitll have the most comfortable cabins of any carrier.
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 5:48 am

Look for an announcement this fall regarding the replacement of the MD80/Saver Service program. Looks as if the seating will be a signature/saver mix. (maybe 8-12 sig seats in front) Leaning towards Airbus for supplier.

To all who have positive comments.. THANKS!! We will try to continue to provide the "best care in the air" (and on the ground).

To all who have negative or neutral comments, we will continue to work hard to regain you as loyal passengers.

We sitll have the most comfortable cabins of any carrier.
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 6:21 am

Quoting USAirways737 (Reply 15):
Unfortunately its from MSP to PIT so I only get the signature service for one 1-hour flight each way.

Are you connecting MSP-MKE-PIT?


YX does have great service. Everyone I know loves the B717 and FRJs in and out of PIT as well as the service YX provides!
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 6:26 am

Quoting N917ME (Reply 20):
Look for an announcement this fall regarding the replacement of the MD80/Saver Service program. Looks as if the seating will be a signature/saver mix. (maybe 8-12 sig seats in front) Leaning towards Airbus for supplier.

Outstanding news!
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 6:40 am

Yes! Midwest is a great little airline. I have loved my experiences with them. Unfortunately, they are just a bit small (don't go everywhere I do) otherwise I would fly them all the time.
 
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:04 am

Quoting N917ME (Reply 21):
Leaning towards Airbus for supplier.



Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 23):
Outstanding news!

Wow.........I don't think I've ever seen a more unsubstantiated rumor on A.net, at least in recent months!!!

N917ME-

Midwest is leaning toward Airbus for their supplier??? Man, you should have remembered to mention that Southwest is looking at second-hand 757's too!!! Oh, we can't forget how AA needs extra capacity on some of their international routes, so they are actually bringing back a few 747-123's!!! Why didn't you, all of these bits of news came from the same source!!!

::cough cough..........wishful thinking/rumor mills..........cough cough::

If you can provide me with ONE bit of evidence, beyond your own word, that Midwest is leaning toward Airbus, then I will take back everything I said!! However, I remain confident that I won't have to take any of it back......

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 18):
Even though you can buy your food, I am sure it is much better than those soggy meals you can purchase on NW.

Kinda like them prepackaged cookies on B6??   Besides, none of the snack box meals on NW even contain anything that could be soggy.......there are like crackers, skittles, trailmix, and things like that.

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 19):
No meals on NW coach.

Ugh.....yea there are. Those snack boxes are $3 and the trailmix packs are $1.

-Max

[Edited 2006-08-07 00:06:22]
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:14 am

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 25):
Kinda like them prepackaged cookies on B6?? Besides, none of the snack box meals on NW even contain anything that could be soggy.......there are like crackers, skittles, trailmix, and things like that.

Hmm, I don't know why you even brought JetBlue into the picture. However, must I remind you that the food you get on them is free.

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 25):
Ugh.....yea there are. Those snack boxes are $3 and the trailmix packs are $1.

I'm sure that TVNWZ means "meal" not "snack". There is a difference between meal and snack is almost completely different. A meal is supposed to satisfy your appetite, and a snack is something you eat between meals. I believe Midwest gives you a "meal," not a snack. Of course, on flights over 2.5 hours, I believe.
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:24 am

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 26):
I'm sure that TVNWZ means "meal" not "snack". There is a difference between meal and snack is almost completely different. A meal is supposed to satisfy your appetite, and a snack is something you eat between meals. I believe Midwest gives you a "meal," not a snack. Of course, on flights over 2.5 hours, I believe.

The difference between serving "free meals" and "snacks for purchase" may quite possibly play a large roll in why JetBlue made a few million profit, whereas:

AA- $300 million plus change
UA- $190 million plus change

The service is great on airlines like MidWest, JetBlue, and Frontier, but where is the money at??? You do not make money by giving away free food. Do we all forget so quickley that airlines like AA, UA, DL, CO, NW, and US all used to serve food on every flight?? Do you think they just got rid of the food to screw with all of you guys??? No....they got rid of it because all of you were screaming for lower prices!! Lower prices to not come about withing cutting costs somewhere. Those costs were service, and legroom. Because you so demand a $100 ticket, you get little legroom and a can of soda. Now you guys criticize them!! What did you think they should do?? Drop their prices from $500 to $175, but yet keep nice meals, free alcohol, and other such amenities. You guys are crazy to believe that such a thing is even possible, especially on $80/bbl oil. Now that all these things are gone, you guys are screaming for nice food and great service. WHAT DO YOU WANT?!?!?!?! When you had great food and nice service, you demanded lower prices. Now that prices are low (something you all wanted), you scream for great service. Make up your flippin' minds.

Back to the topic at hand!!! Through the rise of LCC's, rise of oil prices, and decline of the economy at the turn of the century, Midwest has consistently been a great airline, and they are one that I will always stand by!!

-Max
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:33 am

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 27):
The service is great on airlines like MidWest, JetBlue, and Frontier, but where is the money at??? You do not make money by giving away free food. Do we all forget so quickley that airlines like AA, UA, DL, CO, NW, and US all used to serve food on every flight?? Do you think they just got rid of the food to screw with all of you guys??? No....they got rid of it because all of you were screaming for lower prices!! Lower prices to not come about withing cutting costs somewhere. Those costs were service, and legroom. Because you so demand a $100 ticket, you get little legroom and a can of soda. Now you guys criticize them!! What did you think they should do?? Drop their prices from $500 to $175, but yet keep nice meals, free alcohol, and other such amenities. You guys are crazy to believe that such a thing is even possible, especially on $80/bbl oil. Now that all these things are gone, you guys are screaming for nice food and great service. WHAT DO YOU WANT?!?!?!?! When you had great food and nice service, you demanded lower prices. Now that prices are low (something you all wanted), you scream for great service. Make up your flippin' minds.

I agree, kind of. First off, Continental still has food on most of their flights.  Wink Secondly, the LCC's are doing a great job. However, when you book a legacy flight and you are in Y Cabin, I almost always never expect anything but a can of soda. (Or a cup...  Wink)) Which is fine, because I am satisfied with the price that I paid. I don't really take sides on who has the best service ... like the Legacy vs. LCC crap. I think different airlines have better service than others however it is a mix of LCC's and Legacies, as you know. I was just stating that I would rather fly on Midwest than NW, for rather obvious reasons.
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:51 am

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 25):
Ugh.....yea there are. Those snack boxes are $3 and the trailmix packs are $1.



Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 26):
I'm sure that TVNWZ means "meal" not "snack". There is a difference between meal and snack is almost completely different. A meal is supposed to satisfy your appetite, and a snack is something you eat between meals.

Correct. I would not cofuse what you get on YX to NW. YX is a lot better and it is a meal.
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 11:04 am

As someone who flies both YX and NW a lot, but doesn't have any inside scoop as an employee or anything, take this with a grain of salt, but:

I have flown Saver a couple of times now (I have a trip report to SFO on my first Saver flight), and I have been pleasantly surprised. I expected a big step down from the Signature service I usually fly to the East Coast on YX, but it was not. Legroom is more than on NW coach. BOB meals are real meals, not snack boxes, and they are tasty and usually healthy. It is a definite step down from NW first, but for the convenience of a nonstop from MKE (I live in MSN, so an easy 1hr drive) and a fare that's about 20% of a NW first class fare, I'll take the Saver service. I have not experienced the delays people speak of on here. I've only done Saver to the West Coast, and maybe the delays affect the Florida flights more. Daily reviews of YX's operations were not consistent with the reports of frequent Saver delays on this website.

Since you were affected by a delay, I'm glad to hear that they worked hard to remedy the situaton in a variety of ways that suited a variety of passengers' needs. Problems happen sometimes, and a great test of customer service is how they handle the "damage-control". I have had, over the years, a couple of flight cancellations/major delays on YX (never with Saver), and YX was prompt to announce the problem and get me on another carrier ASAP with no BS or wasted time whatsoever. In a situation like that, it's hard to ask for more.

I fly YX because I like to. I fly NW when I have to (and prefer them over most of the other majors out of MSN, except CO). YX is fun to fly and generally reliable. NW is very reliable in my experience, and has user-friendly hubs, but generally does not bring a smile to my face. It's more than cookies; it's the great people that work for YX who make it enjoyable to fly.
 
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Mon Aug 07, 2006 1:38 pm

I fly Midwest a lot and Skyway even more...On Midwest I am usually just going to and from MSP, but sometimes I fly them to DEN, DCA, etc. Wherever I need to go, really.

I have purchased the BOB meals several times and I have to say that they're really good. I think the lunch and dinner choices taste better than breakfast (something about eggs on an airplane). The teryakai beef salad a few months back was excellent, as was the chicken pesto pizza. I'd be willing to spend $5-10 for food on YX anytime! Kicks the socks off a $3 NW snack box hands up, not to mention the cookies (which I don't usually eat anymore).
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Mon Aug 07, 2006 9:15 pm

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 12):
Wait a sec, I am confused.

The OP said the Saver Service PHX-MKE was more or less "severe mechanical."

Did YX happen to have the charter configured A/C sitting around at PHX? Or did you have to wait for the A/C to be flown in from somewhere?

No the plane with the mechanical problem was in MKE. They used the charter plane for the entire MKE-PHX-MKE flight.
 
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Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:04 am

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 25):
If you can provide me with ONE bit of evidence, beyond your own word, that Midwest is leaning toward Airbus, then I will take back everything I said!! However, I remain confident that I won't have to take any of it back......

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 18):

I wouldn't be so arrogant/confident if I were you.
 
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Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:25 am

Quoting N917ME (Reply 33):
wouldn't be so arrogant/confident if I were you.

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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:57 am

Quoting N917ME (Reply 33):
I wouldn't be so arrogant/confident if I were you.



Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 34):
I second that emotion..

It seems I'm hopelessly outnumbered 2 to 1. Whatever will I do?!?!? By the way TVNWZ, what N917ME said was "advice", not an "emotion"!!!

Very well.......SHOW ME THE MONEY!!!

or in this case.....

SHOW ME YOUR PROOF!!! SHOW ME YOUR PROOF!!!

"Ohhhhhh, Midwest is leaning toward Airbus!!!" What, do you expect?? Me to have blind an unconditional faith in this?!?!? "Wow, this is great news!!!"

Man, you guys (the royal "you") rip the media on their sources and how they present news, and then you take N917ME's comment as FACT?!?! Wow, you guys are more prone to disillusionment because of wishful thinking more than almost anyone else out there!!!

Quoting N917ME (Reply 33):
I wouldn't be so arrogant/confident if I were you.

Maybe you need some practice in supporting "facts" you comment on. Instead of providing me with the proof that "Midwest is leaning toward Airbus", you just suggest that I shouldn't be so arrogant. Wow, great counter to my calling your bluff!!! So you see, there is no proof......THERE IS NO PROOF!!!! This is your own wishful thinking and made up BS!!! Nice try though, you got at least......one......person to believe in your nice little fantasy!!

-Max
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Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:48 am

Max! My man! Calm down you are going to hurt yourself   !!

I don't think it is a big secret that there is a lot...a lot of talk around YX about buying some A-320s. They are also talking about 737s and even newer MD-80s. You may be right. You may be wrong. I just happen to think N917ME represents my thinking, biases, hopes and rumors I have heard.

And if you want proof, this would be a very lonely site, indeed!


Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 35):
By the way TVNWZ, what N917ME said was "advice", not an "emotion"!!!

It's also the words to a song..Temptations I think....I was in a Motown mood.

[Edited 2006-08-08 03:50:32]
 
sideflare75
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:08 am

Quoting MaxQ2351 (Reply 35):
SHOW ME YOUR PROOF!!! SHOW ME YOUR PROOF!!!

There is no proof and there will not be until they make the announcement later this year or even next. Like TVNWZ said the different rumors are running rampid depending on who you talk to. 320's 737's and yes even some more MD-80's rumors have all been flying around. I don't think anyone outside of the top brass knows anything for sure and I doubt they are letting any details slip. This will be decided when they are ready, until then it is all speculation.
 
MaxQ2351
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:58 am

Quoting Sideflare75 (Reply 37):
until then it is all speculation

N917ME-
This guy, Sideflare75, knows his stuff!!!

-Max
The 777-200LR......2 engines 4 longer haul
 
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mke717spotter
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:58 pm

Quoting N917ME (Reply 21):
Leaning towards Airbus for supplier

I'm still hopping they will buy the 737, since that what has been my thought all along.
Will you watch the Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions on Sunday? Only if coach Eric Mangini resigned after a loss.
 
jettblasterp
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:36 am

Remember,

Boeing pulled the plug on the 717 on YX. I am sure Boeing owes them. It will be interesting to see how that plays in their decision.
 
AY104
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Thu Aug 10, 2006 3:19 pm

Quoting SkyexRamper (Reply 9):
How could that be a good story?!?!? You were stuck in PHX for a few hours. I wouldn't call an airplane breaking down a good thing.

God forbid anyone should try to make the best out of a potentially bad situation! MEABeirut did just that, and ended up having a great flight in an aircraft that is indeed of interest to most of us here on the forums. He could have had a temper tantrum and got rebooked, possibly on another flight in a center seat or something, and ended up very unhappy. I would have been happy too in his situation. Shit happens all the time, and how you deal with it, along with a positive attitude usually puts one on the winning side in the end. This is a positive thread, and very refreshing!
Cheers,
Carl (AY104)
The only thing a customer should expect for his/her loyalty is good service
 
sideflare75
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RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:52 pm

Quoting Jettblasterp (Reply 40):
Boeing pulled the plug on the 717 on YX. I am sure Boeing owes them.

How do you figure that? We ordered 25 and got 25. How is that pulling the plug? I don't think that will have anything to do with it.

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