What are the strangest things aircraft have hit in the air?

The Aviation Herald is reporting that a Virgin Australia aircraft in Australia hit one of the strangest things. It appears that during climb out from Melbourne, the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Major Terminal Changes at New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Earlier this year, we saw a major terminal move at Los Angeles International Airport, as 21 airlines moved terminals, now New York’s LaGuardia will be having their... Read More

Wild About Travel
40 years ago Concorde touched down in New York

One of my never fulfilled dreams was to fly the Concorde from London to New York! One of the most beautiful planes I have ever seen with all of its accompanying mystique... Read More

Travel Codex
JetBlue Pulls Its Flights from Some Travel Agencies in Attempt to Lower Costs

Bloomberg reported earlier this week that JetBlue Airways is removing its flights from a dozen, mostly smaller online travel agencies (OTAs). It cites the high fees that... Read More

View from the Wing
Chutzpah! Air Berlin is Suing Etihad For Allowing It to Go Bankrupt

The old definition of chutzpah used to be killing your parents and asking for mercy because you're an orphan. Now it's just going to be air berlin. Continue reading... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
British Airways Passenger & Daughter Forced to Sit w/ Bed Bugs for Entire YVR-LHR Flight

A passenger on a British Airways flight from Vancouver (YVR) to London (LHR) complained to a flight attendant early into the trip that she saw bed bugs in her row and... Read More

God Save The Points
Perfect Deal: $320+ Many U.S. Cities To Paris Or London Round Trip…

Perhaps this is where the phrase spoiled for choice was originally coined. London and Paris are the quintessential- timeless, perfect destinations for any season of the... Read More

Miles To Memories
MLB Stadium Reviews – Citi Field, New York Mets

My MLB Park Review Series - First One is Citi Field. Read More

Michael W Travels
Earn Up To 25,000 Delta Miles With SkyMiles Partners

I just received a “private offer” where I can earn up to 25,000 Delta miles. The way the offer works is that for each SkyMiles partner I earn with,... Read More

Live from a Lounge
SPG Explore More runs into technical issues

SPG's Explore More promotion seems to have run into some rough weather given that a technology error is not allowing for the points to post at the moment. We have some... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Transiting Beirut Airport On Separate Tickets

Both Ben and I have had interesting experiences transiting in Cairo. I've yet to share my stories from my three connections there, but they were not smooth, to say the... Read More

God Save The Points
Qantas Wants To Buy You A New U.S. Passport. Seriously.

There’s a ridiculously low number of U.S. Citizens who hold passports. We’d quote a figure- but it would be completely bogus and sound fabricated- because... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Beautiful New Hyatt Place in Bangkok

When booking my hotel in Bangkok this week I was surprised to see not only a Hyatt Place show up in my search, but that it was available for booking. I quickly booked... Read More

View from the Wing
$99 Transatlantic Flights from New York and Boston Starting in May

In July Icelandic carrier Primera Air announced plans to fly to fly to Newark and Boston from Birmingham, London Stansted and Paris Charles de Gaulle in 2018 using... Read More

Airport news: United lounges, LaGuardia, Boston, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, DFW

In airport news, United is testing enhanced food service at four of its airport lounges; Delta, American and JetBlue are moving operations at New York LaGuardia;... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 163: A whole neo world

The A330neo is really real. The plane flew for the first time today in Toulouse and we've got a report from the festivities. Plus lots of other fun chasing various... Read More

Points With a Crew
Delta Sky Club ORD / Chicago review

The Delta Sky Club ORD in Chicago O'Hare airport is a nice place to spend a bit of time. Check out this review of the wifi, seating, food, drink and ... Read More

Heels First Travel
7 Tips for Visiting the Skyline Drive in the Fall

An hour or so west of DC is the Skyline Drive, a 105-mile mountaintop road running the length of the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. It’s a scenic drive... Read More

The Gate
Earn 1,000 Bonus Marriott Rewards Points Per Stay in South Africa — Plus Save Up to 30 Percent on Room Rates

You can earn 1,000 bonus Marriott Rewards points per stay at your choice of 29 different hotel properties in South Africa between Wednesday, November 15, 2017 and... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Sofia Balkan Luxury Collection feeling marble

Feeling Grand Walking the Staircase I felt compelled to walk the stairs every step of the way to and from the lobby and my room simply for the wonderful feeling when... Read More

Renés Points
SWAG Saturday (~$700 value): Gogo 25 use PASS good on ANY Gogo equipped flight including international!

SWAG Saturday (~$700 value): Gogo 25 use PASS good on ANY Gogo equipped flight including international! Continue reading → The post SWAG Saturday (~$700 value):... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Is Moving Into A Single Terminal At New York’s LaGuardia Airport

With the number of airline mergers we've seen lately (including with Alaska, American, Delta, and United), airlines have had scattered operations at many airports.... Read More

God Save The Points
Five Signs You’re Probably Obsessed With Credit Card Points…

Some addictions, there’s just no coming back from. Once you’ve started maximizing points, spending your time in the air and in luxury hotels, living better... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Smiles oferece até 10% de desconto em todos os destinos GOL

A promoção é válida até às 23h59 do dia 22 de outubro Clientes Smiles têm descontos especiais para programar viagens no... Read More

View from the Wing
The Surprising 5 Busiest Airline Routes in the World

Here are the 5 largest air routes in the world, all domestic and not a single one in the U.S. All are in Asia Pacific, four are in North Asia. And Vietnam is a notably... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Soon American First Class Passengers Can Pre-Order Fruit & Cheese Plates In Lieu Of A Meal

For several years now American has been lettering first & business class passengers pre-order meals when traveling in premium cabins. Up until now they haven't given... Read More

Magic of Miles
Glasgow’s Brilliant Solution for Missing Stuffed Animals

A stuffed toy can add a layer of security and comfort to unfamiliar surroundings and routines, and when a child's beloved toy is suddenly missing, it can spell disaster... Read More

Pledge Aeroplan Miles to the Miles4Migrants Charity

Pointshogger contributor, Seth Stranton, who is a moderator on Reddit and creator of a charity called Miles4Migrants. He, like many of us, is also... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Yellow Fever Vaccination Bites Me Again

What is it with me and yellow fever vaccinations? First Nigeria, then Zambia, then Zanzibar. And now Thailand…I just can’t seem to learn my lesson. I... Read More

Frequent Miler
Turning choices into the right rewards

Whether it’s choosing to give Delta your loyalty or to trade Choice points for United miles, this week we looked at some of the dilemmas you might face in trying... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Mastercard Will No Longer Make You Sign For Purchases In 2018

While credit card usage in the US is among the highest in the world, the security technology that goes along with is it surprisingly limited. Rather than adapting chip... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Como utilizar suas necessidades de hospedagem para maximizar suas milhas e pontos

Muita gente esquece ou acaba se confundindo na hora de maximizar os seus pontos no que se refere à questão de hospedagem. Nem sempre o programa de... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Intercontinental Ljubljana – Junior Suite

Review einer Suite im brandneuen Intercontinental Ljubljana. Ein wirklich schönes neues Intercontinental ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Die letzten Airberlin Flüge der Langstrecke (Videos)

Airberlin hat sich in den letzten Tagen von der Langstrecke verabschiedet. Einige wehmütige Videos sind da entstanden. Die letzte Langstrecke ab Düsseldorf aus... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Air France / KLM Business UK – Bogota (Return): 1350 Euro

KLM und Air France bieten abgehend von UK ganz günstige Business Flüge nach Kolumbien ... Read More

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