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Air India sends relief aircraft to Russia for guests on board diverted Delhi – San Francisco flight
Air India's Boeing 777-200LR had another diversion into Russia, just a year after the first one. Air India is dispatching another aircraft to transport the affected passengers to San Francisco, and with engineers on board who will be responsible for bringing the affected 777 back home. The post Air India...
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Global Microsoft Outage takes down aviation with it; Indian airlines and airports affected
Akasa, SpiceJet and IndiGo are some of the Indian Carriers, and Delhi and Mumbai are some of the Indian airports which are currently affected by a global IT outage which is currently ongoing. The post Global Microsoft Outage takes down aviation with it; Indian airlines and airports affected appeared first...
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Deja Vu: Air India’s 777-200LR operating Delhi – San Francisco flight diverts to Russia
Air India's Boeing 777-200LR has another diversion into Russia, just a year after the first one. Fortunately, it seems this one is not so much to worry about. The post Deja Vu: Air India’s 777-200LR operating Delhi – San Francisco flight diverts to Russia appeared first on Live from a...
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Status Match Opportunity: Get upt SkyTeam Elite Plus Status (useful as Star Alliance Gold in the future)
ITA Airways is offering a lucrative opportunity to earn a SkyTeam status match right now, which might convert into a Star Alliance status sooner rather than later. Here is how. The post Status Match Opportunity: Get upt SkyTeam Elite Plus Status (useful as Star Alliance Gold in the future) appeared...
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Is a Card That’s Gold Starting to Turn Into Glitter?
Rumors are swirling right now about one of our favorite rewards credit cards — and the news isn’t great. Doctor of Credit reports that the  is expected to undergo a significant refresh — including a 30% annual fee hike. (See current Rates and Fees) Anticipated American Express® Gold Card Changes...
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Geographic Centers of Each State in the United States
Do you know where the geographic centers of each state in the United States are located? The thought never even occurred to me until someone sent to me a humorous Instagram posting that I did not find all that funny — but I did start to wonder... ...and after an admittedly...
Frequent Miler
Easy $325 Bonus with a new Wells Fargo Checking Account
Wells Fargo has re-launched a decent promotion for new checking account customers. This offer is available in-branch and online and gives a $325 bonus when opening a new Everyday Checking account and doing a total of $1,000 in direct deposits within 90 days. See Doctor of Credit’s list of what...
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Podcast: Hot Hotel Card Offers | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep264 | 7-19-24
There are a bunch of hotel credit card offers that are bigger than usual right now, some of them pretty surprising. That’s what we’ll discuss in this episode of Frequent Miler on the Air. Watch the full episode below, or listen on your favorite podcast platform. You can click the...
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The SAGA Museum: Where Iceland’s History Comes to Life… Literally!
I recently received a Facebook reminder that it has been three years since our memorable trip to Iceland. Looking back over the past week, I’ve seen so many wonderful memories…
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Buy Choice points with as much as a 50% discount (0.51c per point)
Choice Privileges has launched two new promotions to buy points. One is the normal promo that offer up to a 30% discount; that can get points down to as low as 0.72c per point. This promo appears to be targeted to various members at either 25% or 30%. There also...
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Avianca LifeMiles: Buy miles with up to a 160% bonus
Avianca LifeMiles are out with the next buy miles bonus! This time they are back with a bonus of up to 160%! This is a tiered bonus as shown below and when you buy the miles at the 160% level you are paying 1.27 cents per mile. The offer varies ...
ATX Jetsetter
Crowdstrike Outage Cripples Hotel Operations
Hotel operations have been crippled due to the Crowdstrike IT outage with hotels unable to process payments or make room keys. The post Crowdstrike Outage Cripples Hotel Operations appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
Miles To Memories
Global Systems Outage Wrecks Havoc on Air Travel this Friday
Thousands of flights were grounded Friday in the U.S. as a technical disaster impacted operations at government agencies and businesses worldwide. The post Global Systems Outage Wrecks Havoc on Air Travel this Friday appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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Robocop vs. Guest: A High-Stakes Chase Through Las Vegas Hotel Parking Lot [Roundup]
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. Continue reading Robocop vs. Guest: A High-Stakes Chase Through Las Vegas Hotel Parking Lot [Roundup]...
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What are Capital One Credit Card application rules?
What are Capital One application rules? We break down the rules so you can be most successful in your application The post What are Capital One Credit Card application rules? appeared first on Monkey Miles.
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Walmart.com Amex Offer: Save 10% on up to $200 in purchases (targeted)
There’s a new Walmart.com Amex Offer out that offers a 10% discount on up to $200 in purchases. Neither my wife nor I were both targeted on any of our twenty-seven Amex cards, so it may be tightly-targeted (or Amex/Walmart might not like us). Usually, when Walmart runs these offers,...
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Why the Las Vegas Strip Doesn’t Have Strip Clubs
Las Vegas. The City of Second Chances. Gluttony Central. The adult playground. Perhaps most famously known as Sin City. With gambling, booze, legal prostitution and now legal pot, Las Vegas…
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American Airlines Finally Reaches a Contract Deal With its Flight Attendants After More Than Five Years of Negotiations
After more than five years of negotiations, persistent threats of a crippling strike, and high-level intervention from the Biden administration, a tentative contract agreement has finally been reached between American Airlines and its 28,000 strong workforce of flight attendants. The deal was reached on Friday following a week of secretive...
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American Airlines Flight Attendants Get a Tentative Contract Agreement
American Airlines’ management and the union representing its flight attendants have reached a tentative… The post American Airlines Flight Attendants Get a Tentative Contract Agreement appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Frequent Miler
Avianca LifeMiles on sale with 160% Bonus (1.27 cents each)
Avianca has its monthly bonus available on LifeMiles purchases, this time it’s 160%. That brings the cost per mile down to 1.27 cents, just below our reasonable redemption value for LifeMiles of 1.3 cents each.  At that price, buying for a specific high-value redemption could make some sense (like business...
ATX Jetsetter
American Airlines and the APFA Reach a Tentative Contract Agreement
American Airlines and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The post American Airlines and the APFA Reach a Tentative Contract Agreement appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
One Mile at a Time
Major: American Flight Attendants Get Tentative Contract
For a long time now, American Airlines management and the union representing flight attendants have been in contentious negotiations over a new contract. There’s now a significant update…
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American Airlines Reaches Contract Agreement With Flight Attendants
The Association of Professional Flight Attendants has updated its members, sharing that they've reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines. Knowing that they were negotiating this week in Phoenix, not D.C. and without the involvement of federal mediators, it was clear that they were close to a deal and simply...
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Man Thrown Off Southwest Airlines Flight For Pathetically Childish Reaction To Flight Delay
A man was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight for repeatedly berating gate agents over a flight delay beyond their control. Some things never change… Man Pulled Off Southwest Airlines Flight After Refusing To Stop Yelling And Cursing At Gate Agents This is not a recent incident. In fact, it...
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US-Bound Air India Flight Diverts To Russia, With Solid Rescue Effort
Yesterday, an Air India aircraft scheduled to fly from India to the United States diverted to Russia, creating a rather uncomfortable situation for many passengers (both literally and figuratively). I wanted to provide an update, as Air India has done a pretty good job with its ”rescue” effort here…
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Secret Service Blocks VP Nominee’s Plane From GOP Convention Airspace, Forces Diversion
Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for President on Thursday. His Vice Presidential running mate, Senator J.D. Vance, almost wasn't there because his team had forgotten to secure clearance for the charter bringing him to the convention to enter its restricted airspace. Continue reading Secret Service Blocks VP Nominee’s Plane...
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How to Use TripIt Pro’s Price Alerts to Your Advantage
I’ve been paying for TripIt Pro for many years. It’s been worth the $49 fee to get immediate updates on flight changes and travel information quicker than the airline alerts.…
Miles To Memories
Earn Up to 5,500 Bonus Miles Through Alaska, Southwest, and United Shopping Portals
You can earn up to a total of 5,500 bonus miles through the Alaska, Southwest, and United portals. The post Earn Up to 5,500 Bonus Miles Through Alaska, Southwest, and United Shopping Portals appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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Air India starts codesharing with Vistara
Air India has launched a global codeshare on Vistara flights, the first step of the virtual merger between the two carriers. The post Air India starts codesharing with Vistara appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Breaking: Air India will roll out streaming IFE with Bluebox Aviation
Air India is going to roll out streaming IFE on board its narrowbody and widebody aircraft in association with Bluebox Aviation in the coming days. The post Breaking: Air India will roll out streaming IFE with Bluebox Aviation appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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IndiGo finally preparing to induct Qatar Airways’ Boeing 737 MAX aircraft?
IndiGo might be close to adding a lease of five Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft from its partner, Qatar Airways, in a move to try to ride out the grounding of over 70 of its own A320neo jets. The post IndiGo finally preparing to induct Qatar Airways’ Boeing 737 MAX...
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30% Discount for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes July 2024
Singapore Airlines is offering a great opportunity to redeem some sectors on their global network at a discounted price of 30% when you book with Krisflyer miles. Hurry because these won't last long. Book now. The post 30% Discount for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes July 2024 appeared first on...
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Boeing begins certification flight testing for the 777-9
The Boeing 777X has been granted its TIA, and is now entering the phase where the regulator will test the aircraft to be able to approve it for Entry In Service. The post Boeing begins certification flight testing for the 777-9 appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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New Terminal Building at Pune Airport now operationalised
Pune Airport's new terminal building was operationalised on July 14, 2024. Two airlines have already moved in, and more to follow. The post New Terminal Building at Pune Airport now operationalised appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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End of an Era: Citi Gone, Axis On
Axis Bank has completed the transition of Citi customers from the Citi platform to its own. Here is what we know so far. The post End of an Era: Citi Gone, Axis On appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Review: Ahlan Business Class Lounge, Dubai Airport Terminal 1
The Ahlan Business Class lounge in the Dubai airport is one of the most "contracted" lounge with a good food spread and lots of space. Check out all that this lounge has to offer inside! The post Review: Ahlan Business Class Lounge, Dubai Airport Terminal 1 appeared first on Live from...