View from the Wing
This Video of a Man Trying to Shove His Luggage into the Overhead Has Been Viewed 9 Million Times

We’ve all seen people that bring on bags which simply don’t fit int he overhead, or where they’re one of the last passengers to board and there’s... Read More

The Short Final
HOT DEAL: 50% Off Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Suites

Heads up! A hot, hot, hot hotel deal is about to pop up next week. Make sure you bookmark the page and set a remind. Here’s your chance to score a great price (50%... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DEAL: Egyptair Business Barcelona – Bangkok (Return): 1100 Euro

Mit der Egyptair Business von Barcelona nach Bangkok ... Read More

Sam Chui
FARNBOROUGH: Airbus A350-1000 receives ETOPS 180 certification

FARNBOROUGH: Airbus A350-1000 receives ETOPS 180 certification According to type certificate documentation, Airbus received ETOPS 180 minute certification for the... Read More

God Save The Points
How Hotels Are Using Tech To Transform Guest Experience…

Alexa, order me a drink from the hotel bar… Raise your hand if you hate waiting in line. Note: you don’t actually need to raise your hand, and if... Read More

Frequent Miler
Discover Cashback Bonus: Redeem $15 For $20 Overstock Gift Cards

Following on from last week’s discounted Nike gift cards (which is still going strong), Discover has launched an additional promotion on discounted gift cards... Read More

The Gate
In Memoriam: AlanB

“BNSF had a derailment just west of Aurora, IL that shut down the tracks for a while. Thursday’s trains had to take a detour around the area, while... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DEAL: Kenya Airways Business Amsterdam – Mauritius (Return): 1375 Euro

Mit der Kenya Airways Business von Amsterdam nach Mauritius ... Read More

Sam Chui
Delta quietly removing MD-90s from its fleet

Delta quietly removing MD-90s from its fleet During the second quarter of this year, Delta Airlines has discretely been removing Boeing/McDonnell Douglas MD-90s from its... Read More

View from the Wing
What American is Telling Employees About the Government’s Safety Investigation

News came out this past week that an FAA inspector developed a close relationship with an American Airlines manager, and ignored important safety tips. The Department of... Read More

TravelUpdate
Does anyone remember the Dassault Mercure?

Dassault Aviation from France designed the Mercure to fly short routes very efficiently. First flying in 1971 and entering service with Air Inter in 1974, this is one... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: DoubleTree Colorado Springs – Presidential Suite

The DoubleTree Colorado Springs is a massive hotel with conference center. I was pleasantly upgraded to the Presidential Suite due to my status with Hilton and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Emirates First Class A380 Los Angeles To Dubai

Ah, Emirates! It was so nice to be back onboard Emirates, especially on a flight this long. We boarded through the forward left door on the upper deck, where we were... Read More

Frequent Miler
Last Chance Deals: Last Ever Starpoints Sale, Hotels.com GC Discount, SPG & Marriott Promos & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. One of them is the most notable... Read More

Pizza in Motion
I Can’t Help But Laugh At This Airplane Video

Maybe it’s mean that I’m laughing at this guy, but I just can’t help myself.  I’m sure I’ve done something equally blockheaded.... Read More

Svenblogt
KurzReview: Hyatt Regency Paris Étoile

Vielleicht habt Ihr gestern bereits die Bilder aus Paris gesehen, hier war ich zwar nur eine Nacht, war aber dennoch ganz schön, bevor es in den Oman und dann nach... Read More

Cariverga
Дайджест за неделю: 15 июля

Дайджест новостей и... Read More

God Save The Points
Perks Everywhere! The Best UK Travel Credit Cards Of 2018…

From backpacker to people with bag packers… Credit cards scare people, annual fees scare people – but like many things in life, it’s all about how you... Read More

Travel With Massi
Business Class in die Karibik ab nur 1.025€

Business Class Fluch(t) in die Karibik Der optimale Abstand zwischen deinem Büro-Monitor und deinen Augen beträgt 7.517 Kilometer. Das entspricht nämlich... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
LASTMINUTE LATAM Business Sale Rom – Südamerika

Mit der LATAM Business von Rom nach Südamerika ... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals In One Spot

I hope you are all enjoying your summer! Here is a compiled list with all of the currently active deals in the points and miles world. Make sure to scroll through... Read More

The Gate
Earn Double SkyMiles With Select Partners — Summer 2018

You can earn double SkyMiles when you shop, dine or travel with select new participating partners you use through Sunday, September 30, 2018 when... Read More

View from the Wing
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Arrested Onboard Etihad Flight

Perhaps most notable to me is that Pakistan International Airlines flies London Heathrow - Lahore non-stop three times a week, flies London - Karachi (and on to Lahore)... Read More

Frequent Miler
Travel without kill your spouse, get an award night opened, taking our bite of the pie and more

Could you re-pack everything you need in a sedan and move every 5 days? Could you do it with your spouse? For five years? In this week in review around the web, read... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Using a United RPU to Upgrade a Copa Flight – Guide

Using a United RPU (Regional Premier Upgrade) to Upgrade a Copa Flight ✅ Relatively easy process ✅ Full mileage credit, including PQM and PQD... Read More

View from the Wing
Boeing 737 Lost Cabin Pressure Friday Night, Passengers Bled Out Their Ears

Last night Ryanair flight 7312 from Dublin to Zadar, Croatia diverted to Frankfurt Hahn airport in Germany after it lost cabin pressure. The Boeing 737-800 had 189... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Best Fish I’ve Ever Had On An Airplane

Call me adventurous (or stupid), but I will often order fish on an airplane. This week’s Meal of the Week looks back to the best fish I’ve ever had on a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: July 14, 2018

I'm spending a few weeks in the US visiting friends and family, though will be traveling again internationally starting in early August. I'm sorry for the delay in... Read More

Points With a Crew
4 things I don’t do now that I’m 40

The other day I was thinking through 4 things I don't do now that I'm 40 years old. If you'll forgive a post that is only tangentially travel related, I'm curious to... Read More

Miles To Memories
How I Got the 20% Off Amazon Deal to Work on a Non Targeted Account

I figured out a trick to get an account targeted for the 20% off Amazon deal when it wasn't working a few days ago The post How I Got the 20% Off Amazon Deal to Work on... Read More

Running with Miles
My Airline Elite Status Saved Me 20% On My Dinner Tonight

Do you know all the benefits your elite status or credit cards give you? Tonight, I saved 20% on our dinner, thanks to my airline elite status. This is just one of many... Read More

Monkey Miles
2 Amex Offers for 15k bonus points

I’ve said it before, I’m saying it now, and I’ll say it again…Amex Offers earns me enough in bonus points and statement credits to not only... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane – A bit of Airplane photography at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Airplane Art Extra)

A bit of Airplane photography at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – Train vs Plane! In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train vs Plane?... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
EL AL Wants to Serve Economy Meals in Business Class

New Challenges as EL AL Israel Airlines Turns 70 As EL AL – Israel’s flag carrier – turns 70, the carrier has much to celebrate. EL AL ordered 16... Read More

Miles To Go
M2G 021: Hyatt's New Credit Card, Toy Story Land & $100 free on Amazon

Tune in to hear all about Hyatt's new credit card, an awesome AMEX promotion to get $100 free on Amazon and a sneak peek review of the new Toy Story Land! Listen Now

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