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Limited-Time 60,000 Point Signup Bonus for Hilton Visa

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

NASA Says Electric Aircraft Are the Wave of the Future

22 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Personal aircraft of the future will use electric propulsion, according to NASA’s Mark Moore—and that future might be here sooner than you think. Moore, an aeronautical researcher at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., is...Show More Summary

How to Make Money Booking Award Tickets for People

Reader J. Clifton asked, What is a good way for someone to get into award booking? After getting involved in this hobby, I’ve thought it might be a fun way to earn some extra money. I’m a big fan of developing multiple income streams,...Show More Summary

Air Canada Airplane Accident in Nova Scotia: At Least 23 People Injured; No Deaths Reported

23 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

An Airbus A320-211 aircraft which operated as Air Canada flight 624 and originated in Toronto was on its final approach to its destination at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia when it prematurely landed approximately...Show More Summary

Does This Look To You Like A “Hard Landing?”

In terms of what’s quite possibly the most pathetic cover up I’ve seen for a plane “accident,” an Air Canada Airbus A320 crash landed in Halifax last night. Photo courtesy TSB Canada First and foremost, thank goodness that nobody seems to be critically injured. Show More Summary

How to Deal with Food Allergies at a Disney or Universal Theme Park

23 hours agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Disney and Universal theme parks have been opening new restaurants over the past weeks, but how can you enjoy themed food in a park if you have a food allergy? The nation's most-attended parks have earned those visitors in part by providing a welcoming environment to people with a wide range of abilities. Show More Summary

2015 Coaster Vote Final: The Most Anticipated New Coaster of the Year

By Robert Niles: A little more than a week ago, we asked you to vote on the new roller coaster you're most looking forward to ride in 2015. We selected five candidates for the poll that we thought would be among the most popular new coasters in the country. Show More Summary

5 Lines that Make You Sound like a Sexist Jerk.

Here is a cheat sheet for the sexists in your life that don’t quite realize how their words come across:

How American’s Account Merging With US Airways Helps With Lifetime Elite Status

My US Airways miles have been combined into my American AAdvantage account. They started with Dividend Miles members who did not have an AAdvantage account Then transitioned members who had matched their AAdvantage and Dividend Miles accounts. Show More Summary

Post Germanwings: 2 in cockpit

On many of my flights, I have watched the pilot come out of the cockpit to use the lavatory. On some airlines, as he or she has emerged, a member of the cabin crew has replaced him. On others, the pilot or co pilot has left their colleague alone in charge of the plane. The […] The post Post Germanwings: 2 in cockpit appeared first on Wild About Travel.

New Discount Partnerships For Aegean Elite Members

The Aegean Miles & Bonus program has changed over the last year and while the biggest changes have not benefited the US-based Aegean elite members that much (like eliminating the long-term status and access to Star Alliance lounges), they have really made the program more beneficial for the people that actually do fly on their airline. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Beauty Regime for the Eco-Conscious Traveler.

I’d like to share my conscious and nomad-friendly beauty secrets with you:

Thanks for a Great Week & Giveaway Reminder!

This has been another fantastic featured week on BoardingArea! I’ve hit a lot of goals that I set for myself and got some great feedback and comments from you guys! I really appreciate it. I hope to use the momentum from this week and do a better blog of blogging on a regular basis. I’m trying [...]Show More Summary

[TRAVEL] Safe Travels All Year Round

Sometimes, it may not be easy to travel depending on many factors, whether it is the weather or if the aircraft is in operating condition and so on. For those living in colder climates, such as us Canadians, it makes it even harder for us to sit on a flight that is not delayed (or […] The post [TRAVEL] Safe Travels All Year Round appeared first on Pointshogger.

Week 2 of Daily Getaways for 2015

“Save Now. Getaway Later” is the catchphrase of the US Travel Association’s Daily Getaways. They’ve been offering their Daily Getaway travel deals and packages on weekdays, from March 23 through April 24, 2015. Here’s a quick glance at this coming week’s calendar and tomorrow’s offer. Show More Summary

Is TripIt Really the Best, Or Just the First?

TripIt is a great app and serves many thousands of travelers well every day. But where does it stand in terms of usability compared to other trip planning options? The post Is TripIt Really the Best, Or Just the First? appeared first on ThreadTripping.

JetBlue, One of the Top 25 Places To Work

Here is some pretty interesting JetBlue News… When a company opens a boutique hotel for its employees it’s probably safe to say that it’s gotta be a great place to work… Forbes came out with a list of America’s Best Employers 2015 and named JetBlue as one of the top places to work in the country. Show More Summary

Scary Pics from Last Night’s Air Canada Crash…AC refers to it as a bump / hard landing

Last night, an Air Canada A320 from Toronto (YYZ) to Halifax (YHZ) touched down short of the runway, clipping a power line. Media outlets first reported a runway overrun and then a hard landing with a “bump” (Air Canada’s official terminology), but it was a bit more extreme than that…the landing gear is no longer... Show More Summary

The Dog Who Ran the Mexico Death Race, 2015.

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live.

The US Airways MasterCard Isn’t (Quite) Dead Yet

With the integration of the AAdvantage and Dividend Miles programs this weekend, one thing that's disappearing is the US Airways MasterCard. The plan was: -- Once the frequent flyer programs are integrated, no new applications will be...Show More Summary

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