Point Me to the Plane
Paying $400 to Avoid Basic Economy on United

  Whether you view Basic Economy as a draconian measure to make travel even more miserable or an easy way to ‘save’ money (basic fares aren’t... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
An English Breakfast on British Airways

One of my favorite airline meals of all time, any time of day, is an English Breakfast on British Airways. That’s the focus of this week’s Meal of the Week.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Plaza Premium First Lounge Hong Kong – Interesting New Concept

Plaza Premium is one of the largest operators of lounges around the world. You may be familiar with Plaza Premium lounges, which are independent airport lounges that... Read More

View from the Wing
50% Bonus on Delta Miles Earned With Many Partners If You Register By Tuesday

Delta is offering a 50% bonus for earning miles with `hotel, car, and retail partners through September 30, up to 10,000 bonus miles. You have to register by Tuesday... Read More

Miles To Memories
American Airlines Baggage Fees Settlement, Check If You’re Eligible

A class action lawsuit alleges that between July 13, 2013 and June 7, 2018, American Airlines incorrectly charged certain customers baggage fees, breaching... Read More

Monkey Miles
Get 100% bonus when you buy IHG points

100% bonus when you buy IHG points Here’s the broad strokes: You need to buy at least 5k points to receive a 100% bonus, and then you’re offer and running.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Selecting My SPG Platinum 50-Night Benefit (For The Last Time Ever)

Starwood Preferred Guest could disappear as a loyalty program in just over a week, as Marriott's new loyalty program is kicking in at some point in August (it could be... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Fired for Speaking Korean? Delta Says No

Four terminated Delta employees filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination against their employer for “speaking Korean.” The former employees – fired in... Read More

The Gate
Travel Alert July 2018: Tropical Storm Ampil to Affect Shanghai and Eastern China

If Shanghai and other areas of eastern China are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least,... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
URGENTE: Conheça a Terra Santa por menos de 50 mil milhas o trecho

Outra dica valiosíssima da nossa amiga Moscha Iss, está sendo possível encontrar o trecho TLV – GRU por apenas 47.500 milhas Smiles.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Booking Aeroflot Award Space With SkyTeam Partners Proves Difficult

After a superb trip nearly a decade ago, Aeroflot Russian Airlines is a carrier I planned to fly this year. But booking award space has proved extremely difficult. I was... Read More

Travel With Grant
Tiny Seats, No Legroom on Flights: Does The F.A.A. Care?

"We have space regulations for transporting animals, for transporting prisoners," he says. "But we don't seem to have anything for regular passengers.” This quote... Read More

Running with Miles
How Much Did Amazon Profit for Prime Day 2018?

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is over - and Amazon sold a ton of stuff! Take a look at what the biggest sellers were, how many toys sold, how Amazon devices did, and how many... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Could Atlantic Airways Start Flying Between New York & Faroe Islands?

I've been wanting to visit the Faroe Islands for years (located East of Iceland and North of the UK). I've heard it has incredible nature, and it's not nearly as overrun... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Resumo das promoções de fim de Semana

Segue a lista resumo de promoções do Fim de Semana que tem como data de expiração, segunda-feira, 23 de Julho às 8 da... Read More

Michael W Travels
Personal Device Entertainment, A Lot Better On American Airlines Due To…

Airlines have been eliminating seat back inflight entertainment screens in recent years. With this move, some airlines offer free movies and TV shows to view on your... Read More

Miles To Memories
Great Amex Business Platinum 5X Targeted Spending Offer: Are You Eligible?

Earn an extra 5X on all spend with this new Amex Business Platinum spending offer for select cardholders. Are you eligible for this great deal? The post Great Amex... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Smiles está emitindo bilhetes da Ethiopian

A querida amiga Moscha Iss nos alertou para duas coisas interessantes hoje no Smiles, sendo a primeira passagens para Doha com a Qatar por apenas 65 mil pontos na... Read More

The Gate
Save 20 Percent in the United Kingdom and Ireland Summer 2018 on Room Rates With IHG Rewards Club

You can save 20 percent on room rates for stays at hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of InterContinental Hotels Group in the United... Read More

God Save The Points
Five Reasons Singapore Should Be Your Final Stop In Asia…

The infinity pools don’t hurt… If you’re reading this, the first step is already complete. You’ve either got plans to travel to Asia or are... Read More

View from the Wing
Should Family Members Fly In Separate Cabins?

A father sat up in business class and left his 8 year old kid back in coach. Many think that's inappropriate, though kids fly as unaccompanied minors all the time. ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
ECHT GUT: Singapore Airlines The Private Room

Review der The Private Room Lounge von Singapore Airlines am Airport Singapur ... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
My Loyalty to Delta Is Getting Very Pricey

I have flown Delta, to the exclusion of almost all other airlines, for a better part of the past five years. That loyalty is starting to get expensive. Delta keeps... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American’s “Secret” Flagship Lounge Keeps Getting Better

Over the past 15 months or so, American has greatly improved their premium lounge experience. American has opened Flagship Lounges in Chicago, Los... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 202: Taking a Brazilian trim

United Airlines trimmed its assets this quarter owing to the new open skies arrangement with Brazil. Tehran is getting trimmed this summer as well, while . Plus... Read More

TravelUpdate
Did you know Japan Airlines is now a Skytrax 5 star airline?

Japan Airlines have been awarded Skytrax 5 Star status, joining the ten other airlines with the same rating globally. This is a prestigious ranking for the Japanese... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Southwest Challenges American, Delta and United at Hollywood Burbank Airport

As the economy continues to grow and air travel picks up, one of LA’s smaller airports is witnessing a renaissance. While many carriers are adding capacity at... Read More

Miles To Memories
ATW: Wyndham 15K Castles, Chase Devaluation?, Airline Stopover Guide, Best Buy Lawsuit & More!

My latest edition of Roundup: Articles From Around the Web! The post ATW: Wyndham 15K Castles, Chase Devaluation?, Airline Stopover Guide, Best Buy Lawsuit & More!... Read More

Points With a Crew
Getting 13 cents per point on a car rental!

Right before a recent long weekend trip, I had to swtich plans and rent a last-minute car. Fortunately, my Hertz points really came through. The value... Read More

Mike a Bordo
Diferencias entre United Polaris Business y First Class

Hace poco más de 1 año, United introdujo al mercado uno de los mejores productos hoy en día en Clase Ejecutiva: United Polaris. United Polaris... Read More

God Save The Points
Hot Flight Deal: Score $102 One Way Direct Transcontinental U.S. Flights…

California sun, or New York shopping? Going East or going West? Whichever direction you’re going, you’re headed directly toward some excellent flight deals.... Read More

View from the Wing
American Airlines CEO on DFW: ‘We’re Not Going to Let Customers Have Another Option’

At this week's employee Crew News forum, an American Airlines captain asked the carrier's CEO Doug Parker what he thinks about United's growth strategy which is at... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa Lounge London Heathrow (LHR)

The Lufthansa Lounge in London Heathrow’s Terminal 2 is a spacious lounge with nice amenities and plenty of natural light. If you’re used to Lufthansa... Read More

TravelUpdate
Hotel Review: Aloft Taipei Zhongshan

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Bobby Van’s Steakhouse JFK (Priority Pass Lounge)

Priority Pass is the world's largest network of independent airport lounges, with over 1,200 locations around the world. The number of Priority Pass members has... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
COOL: Singapore Airlines First Class Check-in

Der Singapore Airlines First Class Check-in kann schon was ... Read More

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