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Blog Post Archive

GAME ON: United Adds 3-Cabin Service to Premium New York-West Coast Routes

Los Angeles is a hyper-competitive market. There's no more high revenue market than New York - Los Angeles, with New York - San Francisco following it. That's why the routes are so competitive, not just with so many airlines offering...Show More Summary

HURRY: Redeem American Miles West Coast to South America in Business Class for the Whole Family

oneworld member LAN will be flying Los Angeles to Santiago, Chile (where they have a whole route network beyond to elsewhere in the region) 3 times a week between October 16 and March 25 operated by a Boeing 787. The aircraft offers 2-2-2 fully flat seats. Here's a look at 4 business class seats and see availability in both directions. Show More Summary

2-for-1 Hawaii Tickets from 110 Cities in North America

Virgin America has a 2-for-1 sale on San Francisco - Honolulu and Maui flights in economy for a limited set of dates, and it's pretty good. That's from San Francisco only, but you can actually get 2-for-1 tickets to Hawaii from 110 different cities and get them any day of the year you wish where flights aren't sold out. Show More Summary

The Strangest Things You Can Do in an Airport and Delta’s Latest Lie

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading The Strangest Things You Can Do in an Airport and Delta’s Latest Lie...

American and Qantas Getting Close to Offering Reciprocal Upgrades

American and Qantas were drumming up excitement for their enhanced joint venture back in the fall, and that included talk of reciprocal upgrades across the two airlines. AAdvantage President Suzanne Rubin told the Sydney Morning Herald...Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Donald Trump's plane made an emergency landing in Nashville on Wednesday "after reporting engine problems." The FAA is investigating the incident, but like the Singapore Airlines emergency landing in Bali, passengers onboard the Boeing 757 probably just ate Trump Steaks. Continue reading Donald Trump’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing...

The 10 Best Airport Lounges in the World

For the most part airport lounges are comfortable places to wait before a flight, to relax and make travel a bit less stressful. The very best make travel truly effortless by escorting you from the moment you enter the airport until the moment you leave. Show More Summary

Double the Value of British Airways Points and Get 2 Europe Roundtrips for a Single Credit Card

I'd say an opportunity to earn a total of 100,000 Avios from the British Airways Visa Signature® Card with a $95 annual fee is one of the best deals out there right now, especially if you're strategic with them. That's because if you're...Show More Summary

Citi Adding New Electronic Gift Card Option for ThankYou Points

Citi's ThankYou Rewards program has added Wonder as a way to use points to cover part or all of digital gift card purchases (which are made via the Wonder app). It's both a convenient platform for points redemption and a way to broaden...Show More Summary

Water Cannons and Rubber Bullets Used to Disperse Airline Employees and More

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Water Cannons and Rubber Bullets Used to Disperse Airline Employees and More...

I Want to Be Happy That Delta’s CEO is Retiring. Here’s Why it Makes Things Worse.

Delta CEO Richard Anderson will retire in May, to be replaced by airline President Ed Bastian. Anderson was CEO of Northwest. As CEO of Delta he acquired Northwest. The airline made the merger successful. They made their operation successful. Show More Summary

Starwood and Marriott Know They Have a Problem With Their Merger. And They Don’t Know How to Fix It Yet.

For all the talk of financial synergies, scale in dealing with online travel agencies, and the operational skill Marriott brings to managing Starwood hotels, at core there's still guests of the chain and in particular Starwood Preferred Guest members who drive an outsize portion of room nights. Show More Summary

Double Miles from Revenue-Based Delta and Finally Fixing American’s Business Class

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Double Miles from Revenue-Based Delta and Finally Fixing American’s Business Class...

Basic Principles: the Most Valuable Points are Transferable Points

Basic principles: the most valuable points are transferable points, that you can move to various frequent flyer programs when you want and in the amounts you want. Here are the most valuable points and what they can do for you that traditional airline miles cannot. Continue reading Basic Principles: the Most Valuable Points are Transferable Points...

Flew Short American Flights This Year? You Might Have Been Shorted Elite Qualifying Miles

Elites earn a minimum of 500 frequent flyer miles on short flights, still, with American AAdvantage plus their elite bonus. Dallas - Austin is just 190 miles one-way but as an Executive Platinum I earn a 100% bonus on miles flown. Thanks...Show More Summary

No, “The Left” Didn’t Ruin Air Travel. Why Do You Ask?

My Facebook feed was littered with shares today of a piece titled "How the Left Ruined Air Travel" and with many such attempts to use the narratives of frustrated travelers to advance a political agenda, author Josh Gelernter doesn't appear to know enough about the subject to make the case stick. Far away airports certainly won't make travel better. Show More Summary

Instant Silver Status and How to Sit Next to a Celebrity

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Instant Silver Status and How to Sit Next to a Celebrity.....

Blac Chyna Denied Boarding By British Airways, Arrested for Drug Possession

Apparently she was drunk and belligerent on the LA - Austin flight. According to TMZ she was 'fighting with the flight attendant and acting like a drunken fool' screaming "y'all got no respect for me, I gotta tie my shoes, let me tie my yeazies." Chyna headed to her connecting gate to continue to London but things didn't end there. Show More Summary

$20 Uber Credit for Existing Riders

Visa is offering a $20 statement credit for your next Uber ride if you make a grocery purchase with your linked Visa by Sunday, February 7. Despite the marketing language, that purchase needs to be from Whole Foods. Use that Visa for...Show More Summary

Buy Up to 144,000 Hilton Points at Just $0.0056 Apiece

Through February 8th Hilton is offering a bonus of 80% on purchased points. Hilton usually charges a penny apiece for points, so with this bonus is selling points for a little over half a cent each. That's not the absolute cheapest I've ever seen (back in June they offered a 100% bonus). Show More Summary

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