OMAT asks to fund his Etihad residences ticket

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  1. zainman

    zainman Established Member

    Jan 31, 2012
    MEL & KHI

  2. MEL_Traveller

    MEL_Traveller Enthusiast

    Apr 27, 2005
    Melbourne, AU
    full credit for the ingenuity in thinking of it.

    would I back it? no. but seems there are already 8 backers who have pledged more than $500 each. Obviously has sparked some interest.

    this will no doubt generate some debate. I think the same author was responsible for the alleged demotion of staff on a China Southern flight because he complained cabin crew slept in empty First class suites during their rest time.

    the response from China Southern and internal leaked memo regarding the alleged demotions:

    A true first class passenger does not 'peek over cubicles'. A true first class passenger doesn't care about airline policy in this regard.

    On that basis alone, as the Dragons would say... 'I'm out'.
  3. burmans

    burmans Senior Member

    Feb 21, 2006
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    Totally OK with it (I like his blog and have profitted from it in the past) but no way I'd be chipping in.
  4. markis10

    markis10 Veteran Member

    Nov 25, 2004
    BNE & SYD
    Plenty are, pretty much half way there.

    Apparently the review will be unbiased and the first one, what a load of #$#.
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  5. joyvee

    joyvee Member

    Jan 13, 2013
    More front than Myers, he is now at $12581 so he has more than Buckley's chance of meeting his goal. His blurb does hit the right note if you have lots of money to spare or just a little to support an eccentric idea.
    My guess is that with all of his previous first class flights he must have access to some self funding or is it possible he could have managed these flights on FFP?
    I thought I read the flight costs $65K. JoyV
  6. TomVexille

    TomVexille Enthusiast

    Nov 12, 2013
    It's certainly ambitious.
  7. Princess Fiona


    May 22, 2009
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    I was in the minute I saw this on Boarding Area :)
    Good luck to him. I'll be super jealous if he does get there but I will look forward to reading the TR.
    Wonder who will get the second seat if it's successful ?

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