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Why You So Rarely See Web Fares In the US

I was talking about mistake fares with someone the other day, and that reminded me of a time when I... Read More

Great Deals Using British Airways Points for Short Flights All Over the World

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and other banks are advertising partners of this site. I do not write about...Show More Summary

Is The Relative Value Of Delta SkyMiles Increasing?

A couple of days ago I wrote a post about the increased sign-up bonus on American Express' co-branded Delta SkyMiles Cards. In the post I wrote that as a relative matter, Delta SkyMiles are becoming more valuable. I said that I think...Show More Summary

The End of Using Gift Cards to Pay Mortgages

Evolve Money has been one of the easiest ways to earn miles at little cost. It’s a bill pay service that at one time even took credit cards, but in general has been useful for using gift cards to pay big bills like mortgages. In June...Show More Summary

Etihad A380s Flying To Sydney And London!

Several months ago, Etihad Airways revealed their revolutionary new A380, which really is unlike anything we’ve seen from the current A380 operators. Between The Residences, First Class Apartments, Business Class Studios, etc., the branding...Show More Summary

Give weaving a whirl at Philadelphia airport

Two looms will be set up for the popular Walk Up & Weave demonstration.        

Aeroflot offers 6 million rubles for a new jingle

The state-controlled Russian airline has put a call out for a new corporate jingle.        

What Happens When There’s an Impossible Schedule Change on an Award Ticket?

Ronald A. asks, I’ve got an Aeroplan award ticket for two booked for next Spring on Turkish Airlines and Brussels Airlines (Istanbul-Brussels-Washnigton Dulles). The Brussels Airlines flight has had a huge schedule change which causes a misconnect in Brussels, so I’ll need to rebook. Show More Summary

No Major Changes To Chase Ink Cards

The Ink Plus® Business Card and Ink Bold® Business Card are probably my two favorite business cards. Not only do they offer very generous sign-up bonuses, but they're also rewarding for everyday spend. The Ink cards offer 5x points on office supply stores, and on cellular phone, landline, internet, and cable TV services. Show More Summary

Frontier reduces service from Delaware

Service to Chicago, Denver, Atlanta and Fort Myers will stop for the season in October.        

Review: Park Hyatt New York

Arguably the most anticipated hotel opening of 2014 is the brand new Park Hyatt New York, which occupies the lower 25 floors of the new One57 building. Even though it just opened, this is actually the flagship Park Hyatt property globally,...Show More Summary

British Airways New Business Class Seat Patent Revealed

Australian Business Traveler carries the details on a new business class seat that British Airways has patented. It offers clues into how BA is thinking about what comes next for business class. This may not be the actual or final seat they use, there could be more than one under consideration. Show More Summary

Australian airlines relax rules for electronic devices

The Civic Aviation Safety Authority has lifted the ban on gate-to-gate use of electronic devices.        

Frontier will expand, battle Allegiant in Cincinnati

New nonstop flights are planned for Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.        

Up To 1,500 Free Lufthansa Miles

There are a couple of promotions out there right now for earning free Lufthansa Miles & More miles. I can't personally guarantee either will work, but since it only takes a couple of minutes to register, it's well worth it. Through August 31, 2014, T-Mobile is offering 500 Miles & More miles if you register for their online media center. Show More Summary

Marilyn Hartman Arrested At Airport… Again!

I've written in the past about Marilyn Hartman, the Bay Area woman who keeps trying to sneak onto planes. A couple of weeks ago she was actually successful, and managed to not only sneak through security, but onto a Southwest Airlines...Show More Summary

Here’s Where You Should Care That American Airlines Flights Are No Longer Bookable on Orbitz

Half a dozen people have sent me articles about American’s flights no longer showing up on Orbitz. US Airways flights will be pulled from Orbitz on September 1. American sent out a press release on this yesterday, but I didn’t write about it. Show More Summary

The True Ranking of the Very Best First Class Airlines — And Which Are Overrated!

Earlier this month FlightFox put out their rankings of the best first class products in the air and along with those the best prices they’ve found to actually buy each ticket. I expressed some disagreement with their rankings. For instance, I didn’t agree that Singapore Airlines has the best all-around first class. Show More Summary

Etihad Airways Award Seats Abu Dhabi To San Francisco

In July Etihad Airways announced a new route from Abu Dhabi to San Francisco, which will be launching on November 18, 2014. The flight will be operated by a Jet Airways 777-300ER. Etihad is presently leasing several 777s from Jet Airways,...Show More Summary

Citi Improving Its Thank You Points Program With a New Transfer Partner!

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and other banks are advertising partners of this site. I do not write about...Show More Summary

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