Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties  (The Virtual Real Estate Team)

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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Oh, absolutely, Joe Pryor - as Barbara Todaro said -they're giving it their best shot at putting United out of business!

Apr 15, 2017 10:16 AM
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Mick Michaud
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The industry is taking notice.  United is taking a beating.  Kind of like their passenger.  :)

 

Apr 15, 2017 08:51 AM
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Lyn Sims
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I bet it was. There was a great tweet from Delta that said 'thanks American Airlines' last week that I thought was funny.

Apr 15, 2017 09:52 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
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What ever the reason it was very smart marketing Joe Pryor AND now you can come visit Minot ND! 

Apr 15, 2017 09:18 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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I think the other airlines will be offering the world just to put the final nail in the coffin of United....

Apr 15, 2017 08:53 AM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

I've flown between California and Hawaii many, many times on United. But recently, I've flown Alaska Airlines and enjoyed it much more in these times. More relaxed atmosphere, seems like there is more leg room (I fly coach), and just really enjoy its vibes and how they do business.

Apr 15, 2017 08:37 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Doubt it. I hear Delta is now authorizing its representatives to offer up to $11,000 for bumping passengers. That's alot of scratch for an alternate flight!

Apr 15, 2017 08:20 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Oh, I'd sure bet money on that! To some degree the entire industry got a black eye last week thanks to United.

Apr 15, 2017 12:56 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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  Butter on the burnt toast that was United Airlines.

Apr 15, 2017 11:26 AM
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
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I have family that works American, Delta, Southwest and Alaska so I try to stay away from United.  It's an interesting business so who knows.  

Apr 15, 2017 10:44 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

That's a welcome surprise.  It probably doesn't hurt them to show their great customers service amidst a competitors snafu....-Kasey

Apr 15, 2017 10:43 AM
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Sybil Campbell
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The miles don't cost Delta much. I hope you can use them soon!

Apr 15, 2017 08:50 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Could be. I assume you also heard about the changes Delta is making, or may be making, in the amount of money that can be offered passengers when they are oversold! Lots of changes ahead.

Apr 15, 2017 08:29 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
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Giving massive points is savvy PR, and it's free to the airline at time of giving. There's a percentage of people that never use their points.

Apr 15, 2017 08:20 AM
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
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Without a doubt! 

 

Apr 15, 2017 08:15 AM
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Carol Williams
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Nice bonus.  Congrats.

Apr 15, 2017 08:09 AM
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Bob Crane
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Congrats on the bonus Joe, I always enjoy flying on Delta.

Apr 15, 2017 08:05 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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It's a dog eat dog world in the airline industry. I'm pretty sure this was a ploy to gain your business permanently Joe.

Apr 15, 2017 11:33 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Joe Pryor It sure is because of what happened to United. What's next? Free pillows and two bags of peanuts.

Apr 15, 2017 11:25 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Joe,

I talked to American about an upgrade for an upcoming flight!  And they were so nice, usually they are pretty gruff!  A

Apr 15, 2017 10:49 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Treating customers right for any reason and NO reason can't miss

Apr 15, 2017 10:46 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I got 15,000 American miles taken away for an upgrade on a flight I was not even on. I cant win. 

Apr 15, 2017 10:02 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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No telling.  

Apr 15, 2017 09:14 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Yep, an overreaction to all the political hype from our trusted representatives who need press! Sad, very sad!

Apr 15, 2017 08:17 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Enjoy the extra benefits.

Apr 15, 2017 08:15 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I'm not sure I paid a credit card bill last month by phone and the person who took the payment said thanks for being a great customer and credited my account $50.00 as a thank you... That's a first ever for me

Dec 15, 2017 05:24 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I am not sure when I will ever fly United again.

Apr 17, 2017 05:16 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
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take them

Apr 17, 2017 06:46 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I do not fly recently, but it is certainly nice surprise to get free points. 

Apr 16, 2017 04:22 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Mick Michaud nailed this one!

Apr 16, 2017 10:07 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Trying to build loyalty. 

Apr 16, 2017 07:28 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

My sister in law had the same.

Apr 16, 2017 06:09 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Nice marketing regardless of reason.  

Apr 16, 2017 05:28 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Enjoy your extra miles! It might have been related to United, but was more likely related to the weather snafu.

Apr 16, 2017 02:59 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Joe Pryor - Good airlines do this anyways! I have been rewarded by JetBlue and Southwest few times - much before this incidence.

Apr 15, 2017 11:36 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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You becha!!!

Apr 15, 2017 09:43 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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No idea of how this works

Apr 15, 2017 07:37 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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I would believe it is to make amends. I wonder if I got some even though I wasn't traveling like you were.

Apr 15, 2017 07:33 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Virgin America does things like that to WOW! their guests.

Apr 15, 2017 06:46 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
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YUP!  Most likely - they need to pull out a few good deeds now.

Apr 15, 2017 05:18 PM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

. . .  agreed Joe; it sure beats getting dragged down the aisle to get those 20,000 extra miles!

Apr 15, 2017 04:41 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It could be, Joe Pryor .  Anytime you can get extra miles, however, is a good thing! 

Apr 15, 2017 01:33 PM
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
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Congratulations to you!!!

That's a nice surprise!

Apr 15, 2017 12:20 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Nice move to encourage people to use them more.

Apr 15, 2017 10:26 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I doubt it.  It's probably just placating customers impacted by bad weather.  You'll see this once in a while when computers go down or travellers are stranded.  Not new.

Apr 15, 2017 10:24 AM