View from the Wing
ON VIDEO: Shocking Assault of an Airport Employee After Missing Flight

On Tuesday October 18th two Vietnam Airlines passengers assaulted a Hanoi airport employee after missing their flight to Ho Chi Minh City. They showed up at the gate 4... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Etihad First Moskau – San Francisco (Return): 3211 Euro

Moskau ist ja bereits legendär für günstige First Flüge. Auch heute beweise ich das wieder einmal ... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Delta Airbus A330-300 at Dublin Airport

It’s Sunday, so it must be time for some airplane art . This week sitting in the sun on an autumn day is a Delta Airbus A330-300 as at Dublin Airport it prepares... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Hotel Bristol Wien – The Luxury Collection – Bristol Suite

Review einer Bristol Suite im gleichnamigen Hotel Bristol in Wien ... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
JetBlue Wants Europe Flights, Worried US Government Hurting Its Access to Slots

JetBlue is concerned that the DOT’s delay in granting final approval for Norwegian Air Shuttle to operate flights via its Irish subsidiary this April could hurt... Read More

Miles To Memories
My Unexpected Award & How to Win 2 Free Nights From Hyatt Place & Hyatt House

My unexpected spirit award and details of Hyatt House and Hyatt Place's new two free night giveaway for business travelers. Read More

Pizza in Motion
Don’t Forget To Join Our DC Travel Meetup This Week

I love connecting with people to talk travel. Let's get together to swap ideas, tips and tricks. The post Don’t Forget To Join Our DC Travel Meetup This Week... Read More

Rene's Points
The Unintended Consequences of the new Delta +1 Medallion Upgrade Process

Personally I am beyond thrilled that Delta has improved the medallion program by including your +1 on the same reservation as you for upgrades (if they are at least a... Read More

Points With a Crew
Wells Fargo employee: “From that point, I began drinking the hand sanitizer.”

I wrote a few weeks ago about the recent scandal at Wells Fargo bank, where 5300 Wells Fargo employees were fired for allegedly creating over 2 million unauthorized... Read More

View from the Wing
Singapore’s New San Francisco Non-Stop Flight Launches Today With the Airport’s First Airbus A350

Singapore Airlines launches its San Francisco - Singapore non-stop flight today with an Airbus A350 -- the first A350 to operate out of San Francisco. Singapore has 67... Read More

Mommy Points
Flying Into the “Wrong” Airport to Save Hundreds of Dollars

Buying airline tickets for one is one thing. Buying airline tickets for 2, 3, 4, or 5 people is on a whole other playing field. If you are using miles it can be much... Read More

Travel With Grant
FTU Advanced Orange County (October 28-30) and Seattle (February 24-26)

Good morning everyone, I hope your weekend is going well. We are only 1 week away from FTU Advanced in Orange County (October 28-30). FTU stands for Frequent Traveler... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Limited Time Offers – 100K Biz Plat, 70K Delta, 50K Biz GRC, 50K Arrival+, 100K Sapphire Reserve

It seems like every week over the last month, we’ve seen increased sign-up offers. Two weeks ago AmEx annoucned a 100K offer for The Enhanced Business Platinum... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Hong Kong 1967 (Video)

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Point Me to the Plane
Qatar Airways Delays Super Business Class Product

For a while now, Qatar Airways has been teasing their “Super Business Class” product. The airline’s CEO Akbar Al Baker said that the product would... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
AA/UA LAX/SFO to Chicago $127 round trip for cheap Europe tickets

There is an opportunity today for American Airlines $127 round trip tickets between Los Angeles or San Francisco and Chicago for departures October to March. Frontier... Read More

View from the Wing
Richard Branson and Virgin America Disagree About Donald Trump, and New Data on Why Passengers Misbehave

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.... Read More

Points With a Crew
More free money Mad Lib at Staples! Week of October 23rd

Week of 10/23/2016 - you can save _____ (amount) when you buy _______ (purchase amount) in _______ (type) Gift Cards at _______. Refund will be given in ___________ Read More

Michael W Travels
Best Cities in World, Win 1,000,000 United Miles, Smart Ways to Carry Money, Overlooked Beer Cities & More!

Travel News: CNTraveler has a slideshow with The Best Cities In The World. T+L tells us about America’s Rudest Cities. Lonely Planet tells us Why seats are... Read More

Heels First Travel
5 Must Haves for Fall Travel

Fall is one of my favorite times to travel, but crisp days and chilly nights can make packing a challenge. Here are 5 of my must haves when packing for my autumn... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Sydney Opera House Getting $202M Makeover

The New South Wales Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts announced back in August that the Sydney Opera House will be getting a $202M renovation, its largest since... Read More

Deals We Like
Make up to $82.10 in Free Money at Staples!

This week only, if you purchase $300 of Visa gift cards at Staples, you’ll get a $20 Visa gift card (after rebate). The exciting part of this promotion... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Mailbag: Gorillas, Qantas Awards on China Eastern and Shoulder Season Greece

Paul asks: I noticed one of your latter slides in the Chicago Seminars deck mentioned the Democratic Republic of Congo as a site for gorilla… The post Mailbag:... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Emirates Business Class Lounge Completes 2-Year, $11 Million Upgrade

Emirates just finished the 2-year, $11 million renovation project of their Concourse B Business Class Lounge in Dubai. The “new” lounge is completely... Read More

Deals We Like
Glitch on the Hyatt Website – Reservations Not Showing

Last week I made a new hotel stay with Hyatt to find out a few days later it wasn’t showing up in my accounts “My Reservations” page) on the... Read More

View from the Wing
An Emortional Support Duck on an American Eagle Flight This Past Week Had Red Shoes and a Diaper

The Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 prohibits airlines from discriminating against passengers with disabilities, and thus they must make reasonable accommodations for... Read More

Ranking the Business Credit Card Options (updated October 23, 2016)

I have been ranking the overall credit card portfolios of each financial institutions. However, I think it may be worthwhile to rank business credit card portfolios... Read More