Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways’ meal pre-ordering service does not work, no really!

If there is one wish I have in this lifetime, that is Jet Airways fixing its meal services. However, this post is not about that, but about their recently launched meal... Read More

Miles from Blighty
BA/IB tipped to acquire Aer Lingus, third time around ?

There are now two newspaper reports that the third bid by the combined BA/Iberia group to acquire Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus seems likely to succeed. The two previous... Read More

View From the Wing
Is Citibank About to Start Sending Out Tax Notices for Credit Card Rewards?

@drdavidge tweets: He writes, “I am part of an small invitation only discussion group between Citi and AA where they ask questions and send out surveys..”... Read More

Miles To Memories
Saturday Night in Credit Card Land – Chase Fairmont Gone & Citi Prestige Travel Category

A look at a couple of recent credit card related items including the travel category on Citi's Prestige card and how the Chase Fairmont card has disappeared from their... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Coming Soon: Hilarious Bangkok Airport Documentary

There's nothing I love more than a good airport documentary. National Geographic has done a great "Ultimate Airport Dubai" series, which, as the name suggests, follows... Read More

The Gate
Skimping on Safety Procedures? Mechanics Union Organizers Sue American Airlines

American Airlines is being sued by Local 591 — a unit of the Transport Workers Union of America, which represents greater than a third of the mechanics of American... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Expedia Acquires Travelocity for $280M

In case you missed the news yesterday, Expedia announced that they have acquired competitor booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash.... Read More

View From the Wing
More $99 Transatlantic Fare Dates, British Airways Now Likely to Acquire Aer Lingus, Use MasterCard to Cuba and Bring a 747 to Burning Man!

News and notes from around the interweb: $99 fares to Iceland and cheap connecting fares to Europe will now start earlier out of Baltimore. Third time’s the lucky... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
A Twitter Bomb Threat and Fighter Jet Escort

A twitter user leveled bomb threats at two commercial flights today, both headed to Atlanta. Both Delta and Southwest engaged the threats in a somewhat surreal... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Safety Video Saturday – US Airways 757

It’s Saturday, so it must be time for you to place your items in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you, put away your tray table and fasten your... Read More

Running with Miles
The Coolest Nationality In The World?

It is a funny thing to observe people’s reactions when they find out what nationality you are. Many times, my reply that I am from the US gets a little bit of... Read More

MJ on Travel
The Weekly Cruise Deal – January 24, 2015

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a deal worthy of a “weekly deal” post, but today is the day. This is even more worthy of a post since I was... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Credible Bomb Threat Gets Southwest And Delta Flights Escorted to ATL By NORAD Jets

WSB TV-2 in Atlanta is reporting that two separate flights – Southwest Airlines flight 2492, coming in from Milwaukee (MKE) and Delta Airlines flight 1156 from... Read More

View From the Wing
Consolidation in Online Booking Sites: What Selling Orbitz and Travelocity Will Mean to You

Expedia, which was already operating Travelocity with its own search technology, is now acquiring its Sabre-owned smaller rival. Since Travelocity had long since given... Read More

Michael W Travels
86 Year Old Spends $164,000 A Year To Live On Cruise Ship

While I love traveling, cruises are definitely not my thing. I’ve been on a cruise once in my life and it certainly didn’t leave me wanting to go back for... Read More

Wild About Travel
American has their first 787

American Airlines (AA) received their first Boeing 787  at Dallas Fort Worth Airport on Friday evening. This means two US carriers now have the aeroplane type.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: January 24, 2015

Hello from sunny Florida! I’ve spent the past five days at home with my parents (not living in hotels, for once), and it has actually been kind of relaxing.... Read More

Road Warriorette
Road Warriorette Weekend Express

Hey readers! Got a question or something you want to discuss this weekend?  Here’s the perfect opportunity!  Whether you want to share an... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon: Additional 20% Off Promo On Luggage

Amazon is offering an additional 20% off qualifying luggage! These ship free with orders over $35 or with Prime! Amazon: Additional 20% Off Promo On Luggage To receive... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Video – “Filthy” and “Disgusting” British Airways First-Class Experience

How dare they…hah! In a video posted by British journalist / Bloomberg anchor Owen Thomas, he shares his “disgusting and filthy” first class... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Can I deduct an award ticket on my taxes?

Award tickets have value – there’s the cost of the taxes and fees and the value of the points redeemed. Wouldn’t it be great if you could apply... Read More

Running with Miles
Today Only: Amazon Prime For $72

Amazon Prime is one of those memberships that just keeps on giving. It started with the free shipping but is quite a bit more now. In addition to free two-day shipping... Read More

View From the Wing
Here’s American’s First Boeing 787 — They’ve Now Owned Every Single Boeing Jet

American took delivery of its first Boeing 787 on Thursday, and flew it to Dallas on Friday. They have 42 firm orders for the 787-8 and 787-9 and options on an... Read More

Travel Skills
Best photo + United meals + Bid for Virgin upgrades + Delta downgrade + New Asian nonstop for SJC

AIRLINES United improves front cabin meals. February 1 is United Airlines’ launch date for upgraded meal service in United First and United Business cabins on... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal Alert: JFK- Moscow (SVO) for $385

Per this Flyertalk thread, if anyone is looking to go to Moscow this winter, Delta is offering some cheap fares from New York (JFK) to Moscow for only $385 roundtrip and... Read More