An American Airlines 737-800 parked at John Wayne Airport (SNA) with another preparing for departure – Photo: John Nguyen | AirlineReporter A few days ago, I reported that American Airlines had seemingly opted to honor mistake fares purchased, after a currency conversion error resulted in pricing at a fraction of the actual cost. Unfortunately [...]Show More Summary
Travel News: The New York Times writes about When Airlines Looked Cool And Showed It. BBC Travel tells us Why I Love The World: Astronaut Chris Hadfield. This City Has The Worst Traffic from Travel + Leisure. CNN tells us the story of Lemurs of Madagascar, Back From the Brink. Show More Summary
News: After American Airlines canceled service from Tel Aviv to Philadelphia, rumors circulated suggesting the carrier wished to mollify Arab business interests.
August 31, 2015 is the last day to earn a bonus when transferring points to the American Airlines AAdvantage program. The post REMINDER: SPG Transfer Bonus To American Airlines Ends Tomorrow appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
I just wanted to remind you all that tomorrow, August 31, 2015 is the last day to take advantage of the SPG points to American Airlines miles transfer bonus. Typically, the points transfer at a 1:1 ratio (for most airlines, but not all),...Show More Summary
Japan Airlines has one of my favorite first class products in the world, and has a pretty decent route network to the US -- they fly from: -- Tokyo Narita to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York JFK, and San Diego -- Tokyo Haneda to...Show More Summary
United Airlines dropped fare to $766 round trip for United-operated economy flights from San Francisco SFO to Mumbai in a one-stop itinerary via Newark EWR. There are also Swiss Airlines codeshare flights at the same ticket price for Zurich to Mumbai when flying United to Zurich via IAD Washington DC Dulles. Show More Summary
A few newsy nuggets from other sources that we missed on TravelSkills last week: Business traveler’s dream: Vertical takeoff and landing private jet. The New York Times examines why Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi pricing fluctuates. Korea’sShow More Summary
The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was supposed to be nearing a conclusion after a piece of airline debris from a Boeing 777 aircraft was discovered July 29 on Reunion Island in the remote Indian Ocean — more than 2,000 miles from the “seventh arc” area of that ocean where the official search efforts... Show More Summary
Air Canada published mistake business class prices for bundles of flight passes last week and they're refusing to honor them. The only people who got to fly were those who booked immediate travel, before Air Canada acted. I spoke toShow More Summary
Data for 2015 is available and I find it fascinating what the 15 airline routes with the greatest capacity are for the year. Continue reading The 15 Busiest Airline Routes in the World. None are in the US or Europe....
Use my VIP Promo Code FCJAMES315 for an annual rate of $395 (vs. the standard rate of $795), valid through September 5, 2015. FoundersCard is an interesting membership only program that gives you unique discounts and privileges at a variety of merchants, including many travel partners. Show More Summary
Also see: FoundersCard Membership: Is it worth it? Details about FoundersCard benefits (Cathy Pacific, Avis, hotel discounts) Assessing the Benefits of FoundersCard FoundersCard At the risk of turning Out and Out into the official FoundersCard blog, I wanted to share their new American Airlines benefit. Show More Summary
When a wing section of a Boeing 777 washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion last month, the Malaysian government quickly ascribed the part to missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. But an ongoing investigation has failed to verify this claim, and the story keeps getting weirder. Read more...
Last year, there were almost ten million take offs of US registered airlines across the country (9,745,498 to be exact). This is just over a quarter of all of the takeoffs across the world. It is a staggering thought to think this averages...Show More Summary
Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web How I Turned 1 Roundtrip Ticket Into Almost 4 Years of Airline Elite Status – Utilizing promotions and status matches to stretch one roundtrip airline ticket into four years of status. Show More Summary
I’ve heard of the “golden age” of air travel, but having not taken my first flight until 1980 (Eastern DC-9, RDU-DCA, flight 390 for those keeping score), I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced it. The closest I’ve ever come is The Pan Am...Show More Summary
Move comes as Tropical Storm Erika appears increasingly likely to affect the state.
Itineraries, maps, time-killers, and more. The only thing worse than traveling is traveling all…day…long. Between the layovers, the delays, the endless lines, it's a wonder we don't see more modern-day meltdowns. Read Full Story
By Jeffrey Dastin CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines plans to change the way it schedules flights and to use new technology to tackle the delays and cancellations that have hurt its competitiveness, company executives told Reuters.Show More Summary