Delta SkyDeck Atlanta

This week, while stopping by the SkyClub in Terminal F, I had the pleasure to check out the newly open SkyDeck. The Skydeck provides a place for travelers to inhale fresh air while providing superb views of runways and taxiways. The SkyDeck is small, but can easily accommodate 25 or so passengers on ...

Downgraded by US Air During IRROPS

A few months ago, I flew to Europe using my United miles and had the opportunity to experience some awesome European Airlines hard and soft business class product. Despite this, on my return, I flew Lufthansa’s’ 747-8i to Washington DC and was supposed to connect to US Airways to ...
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LaGaurdia Shut Down After Southwest Landing Gear Failure

Breaking News: Southwest Airlines Flight 345, from Nashville to LaGuardia landed without nose gear this afternoon at LaGuarida. The New York Airport has had an Air Traffic control ground stop since the incident and Southwest has so far reported no injuries.
There is still mixed reports coming ...

Mercedes-Benz Car Transfer for Global Service Members

United Airlines has begun to roll out luxury car transfers for a handful of United's most premium flyers while transferring with tight connections at Houston Intercontinental Airport. The service is reserved for Global Service members who have extremely tight connections at IAH and is 100% by ...
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Another Upgrade Taken Away By Delta

Everyone loves a free upgrade, in fact many of us travel and throw ourselves behind a single airline frequent flyer program because we love the benefits. The benefits of regional and in some cases, system wide upgrades, free baggage allowance, free same day travel changes, etc etc. Yet, not every ...
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Delta's D Game

Is It just me, or has Delta put away their “A” Game and replaced it with their  “D”  Game? Or maybe I had just drank the kool-aid for too long and Delta has always had their left foot forward, showing us their “D” game all along! Either way, after being ...

Delta: L'eggo My Eggo

Airline Food SUCKS and we all know it! No matter how scrumptious we say it is, we all know it’s not healthy, it’s overly seasoned, full of salt and not good for our guts. Yet despite this, we fly and eat and dine and drink at 30,000 feet. The large majorities of us have lowered our ...
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Air France To Refresh All Cabins

Money losing Air France is trying to reinvent itself with a “100 actions” initiative. The airline’s 500 million euros Best & Beyond program will overhaul the airline product and will be completed by 2015. The airline recognizes that new trends in the aviation industry have ...

Hilton HHonors Summer Promotion: Triple Your Trip

This summer, Hilton is giving HHonor members the opportunity to earn 2x or 3x the points on every stay for summer stays between July 9, 2013 and September 30, 2013. The "Triple Your Trip" summer promotion allows you to collect 3x the points on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights and 2x the points on ...

Delta SkyClub Policies: Good For Employees, Bad For Customers

Being a long time NWA flyer, I am still accustomed to the old NWA culture and customs. Each time I come across a nuance, I’m thrown through a loop, especially when I have a hard time wrapping my head around it. This week when flying to Maine, I encountered another round of irregular operations ...
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British Airways A380 Flying To LAX & Hong Kong

Last week, British Airways took delivery of their 1st of 12 A380 and announced that service to Los Angeles via the A380 that will commence on September 24 followed by Hong Kong, its second destination, on October 22, 2014. Both destinations are offering special fares to celebrate the new A380 with ...

The World's Worst Frequent Fly Program Is...

 Frequent flyer programs are they Holy Grail to our existence. Ours as a collective community that includes the frequent flyers, business travelers, travel addicts, bloggers, flyer talk & mile point contributors and even leisure travelers. The programs we love to hate, and hate to ...
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Alaska Air & Aeromexico Team up

If you can’t beat them, join em. Or at least this is what Aeromexico has done with Alaska Airline after a failed attempt to expand into the Seattle market in 2007 to 2009 with service from Seattle to both Cabo and Mexico city. Since pulling out of the Seattle market, Alaska has had no direct ...
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Delta.com Upgrade List Is Broken

This week, when flying Delta, (the first time since early January) I took notice that the Delta.com upgrade standby priority list is extremely out of sync and broken. I have sent an email to Delta to inform them of this issue, but in the meantime I want readers to know that Delta.com is BROKEN! Just ...
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Keep Your Cool During IRROPS & Get More!

We all know how stressful traveling can be, and it can be even more stressful during delayed or cancellations. Yet, this week I realized how being calm, laughing at the IRROPS, and going with the flow can really get you ahead.
Here is how the story goes:
 I was booked to fly from ...
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Save on GoGo Inflight Internet

As much as I LOVE having internet on planes, I also hate it. Wifi on planes means, as a business traveler, I can no longer disconnect from the world and play catch up on old emails, read a book, etc. Instead, plane rides are spent responding to active email conversations, going through reports, and ...
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Virgin Atlantic Flights Now Bookable Via Delta.com With NO Fuel Surcharges

Virgin Atlantic award space is now available to book via Delta.com and the best part is there is NO fuel surcharges on flights from the USA to London! Unlike Virgin Atlantic Flying Club there is NO fuel surcharges when booking with Delta miles. Not to mention, award space is fairly plentiful via ...
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Lufthansa Miles & More Program

****50K point offer is expired. NOW bonus is 20K +15K w/ balance transfer*****
June 30th was your last chance to earn 50,000 Lufthansa Miles & More Miles before the sign up bonus returned back to the typical 20,000 point threshold. There are a number of reasons to get this card, as I ...
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