hmm, hope I get MQM's for actual flight miles instead of the standard 606 miles. A WX last night put us into ATL at midnight, brief hotel sleep, then up at 4:45 to try to catch the first flight to ORD at 7:25. By 11 that went WX, because it was an DC9-50 with a range of 731 miles, and the only route the FAA was allowing was to circle way south and west around the storm front. We managed to jump onto an MD-88 with more than twice that range, and got the non rev seats (row 36, between the engines and the lav, no window). Great crew, nice flight (I like turbulence, it has a rock-a-bye baby effect, helped me sleep). We circled over Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Branson, Missouri on our way to ORD, turning a one and a half our flight into a 3:08 flight. Glad we made it home, no complaints, but shouldn't we get MQM's for the actual miles flown?