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The World Is On Sale From NYC

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The WHOLE world appears to be on sale right now for New York flyers and honestly as an L.A. Guy I’m becoming to get somewhat jealous! My mailbox was overwhelmed today with notifications of airfare deals to locations all over the world on GREAT airlines offering 5 star products at 3 star prices! I even got a few emails from discount air carriers informing me that flights to/from NYC were on Sale!

So NY residents, flyers, and people who are just looking for a great deal/mileage ...

Airplane Art: Malaysia Airline Reveals their A380

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Malaysia Airlines today rolled out their newest member of the family. Their VERY first A380 Jumbo Jet in special celebration livery, ahead of entry-into-service this Sunday (1 July 2012) on the Kuala Lumpur-London Heathrow route. The jumbo jet has the newest livery which will be the new look of Malaysia airlines as they join the OneWorld alliance later this year. The new livery for the A380 was first revealed in digitally mastered pictures in March of 2012, however this is the first thime the ...

Win a Trip to Germany!

It’s Pride Season across the United States and this year at L.A. pride Air Berlin was the ONLY airline with a booth within the Pride complex in West Hollywood. Having a crew of men and women giving out Air Berlin’s themed gifts, the airline was offering giving away a chance for two to win a trip to Germany compliment of Air Berlin. Now that same chances to win have been moved to the internet where Air Berlin is giving you a chance to fly for free from any US Gateway to Germany on ...

Layaway a Vacation

Sear’s launched Searsvacation.com last Tuesday with the opportunity for consumers to layaway their vacations! I initially thought this would be a great idea! For growing up in a double-wide ttrailer, I remember most large ticket items we bought growing up were placed on layaway for a few months before we actually brought them home (TVs, VCR, computers, etc).  However, now this same option is the first of its kind in the travel industry and something that many never thought they ...

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Disney California Adventure Opening Day

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If you live in Southern California or are a Disney Freak I’m sure for the past several weeks all you've heard about is the grand re-opening of Disney California Adventure (DCA) and the New Cars land/Radiator Springs at DCA. On June 15, 2012, after a 1.1 billion dollar upgrade California Adventure reopened to the public (after being closed for one day) with a whole new look! The Golden Gate Bridge was removed and a new Buena Vista street (A modern knock off on Main Street at ...

Untied.com

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Earlier today when trying to log into United.com from my work computer to check on a flight to the Philippines I made a few weeks earlier I found myself having difficulties retrieving my reservation. After a closer look I realized that I was not on United's web page at all, but instead I was on an Anti-United Consumer Protest page!

The web page has been kept updated and looks very similar to the United page. In fact, for someone who rarely flies United (I RARELY visit united.com), one ...

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SkyTeam Grows and Synergizes

The Skyteam has been rapidly growing over the last couple of years trying to gain on the larger Star Alliance.  Recently Saudia joined the SkyTeam and a number of airlines have been annouced as future members. With all the growth, the SkyTeam recognizes they need to improve their "alliance offerings" and actually function as an alliance of airlines.

Middle Eastern Airline was one of the airlines that was quietly announced in Feb of 2011 as a future member in the rapidly expanding ...

Free WiFi on Delta

From June 15- June 30, all Delta gogo equiped flights will be offering 15 minutes of FREE wifi thanks to Vente-Privee (and American Express). To take advatnage of this offer no promotional code is needed! All you have to do is log in, connect, and start surfing!

A little trick for those of you who are flying. After you've used your 15 minutes of free internet. Just clear you web browsers cache and reconnect! This simple 10 second step will allow you to reconnect to the WiFi again free of charge and will allow you to continue Surfing for free! Enoy!

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Win 120,000 Avios Miles

Iberia Airlines is giving away 120,000 Avios Miles to be spent for your liking between June 4th and June 18th! And it's pretty simple to win! All one has to do is send a tweet to any of Iberia's Airlines twitters in either English, German, French, Italian or Portuguese (@iberia_en,
@iberia_de, @iberia_fr, @iberia_it, @iberia_pt) and add the has tag #tweetandfly. Originally the idea was to "clear the clouds" from the Iberia ticket via the Tweet and Fly website and you'd be an instant ...

72 Hour Sale on Air New Zealand

 

If you’re looking to get away to New Zealand or Australia this summer, now is the PERFECT Time to buy! You can go snow skiing in New Zealand or visit Queensland and the Barrier reef when the temperatures drop down to comfortable levels! And to help facilitate this, Air New Zealand has launched a 72 hour sale that will get you from the USA to New Zealand for less! Air New Zealand is offering $500 off Premium Economy Seats and $700 off Lay Flat Business Class Seats. ...

Future Member Airline of OneWorld: SriLankan Airlines

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If you haven’t heard yet, the small but mighty OneWorld Air Alliance announced another member airline yesterday! This time SriLankan Airlines (UL), the skytrax 3 star rated airline based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka, will join forces with higher quality airlines like British Airways, Cathay

Pacific, Malaysia Airline, and JAL to become the 5th member airline based in the Asia/Pacific region.  Not only will this open up the market to South East Asia even more, it will help ...

Etihad Guest Engulfs Air Seychelles Plus

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In February of 2012 Etihad invested in Air Seychelles and bought a 40% stake in the airline. Now Etihad is upping the ante and incorporating Air Seychelles more than ever before. The first adjustments were Air Seychelles flights to Abu Dhabi and code shares on Etihad's extensive route network, the carriers now fly 8x a week (4x a week by Air Seychelles and 4x by Etihad) between the two destinations, up from zero in 2011! However, on June 16, 2012 the tiny Air Seychelles will be engulfed by ...

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What's in Delta's Red Snack Box

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Recently on a flight from JFK to LAX I found myself in economy. As my status with Delta has dropped in recent months, I am finding myself in the back of the bus more and more. Honestly I’m fine with this. After all you get wait you pay for. 

So on this flight form JFK to LAX I found myself incredibly hungry. Not wanting to opt for any of Delta’s Overpriced under seasoned cold cuts or cheese and fruit plates I decide to try out their $6 flight Delight Box. I requested ...

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Taca Airfare LAX - Lima Only $239! - SOLD OUT

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UPDATE:  SOLD OUT! As of 11am PST This Sale has been terminated. Fare is back to the typical $800-900 range. 

The TacaAvianca group of airlines based in Central America and Colombia today released economy promo tickets tonight for only $239 round trip from LAX to Lima! A price that is a true DoubleWide Delight! Right now, you can leave almost any day in Sept, October, or November for this incredible low price! I've seen low airfare, but this really tips the bucket as ...

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United Terminates Code-share with Qatar Airways

BAD news for United flyers yesterday.  Posted on united.com as of June 15, 2012, United will be terminating its code share agreements with the rising 5 star Qatar Airways! This is definitely a devaluation of United Miles!

Right now on united.com Qatar Airways award redemption are showing to a number of destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa for the lowest award levels in Economy and Business. If you can fly out of a Qatar Airways served city (Huston or DC) ...

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Why I Will Never Rent from Enterprise Rent-a-Car Again

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I started a new job two weeks ago and have to rent a car every week for work so I can drive to my client’s site. Of course I do not pay for my car, my company does (along with the parking fees and gas) so I don’t mind renting. However, I don’t actually have a choice of what rental company I actually rent from. Sadly, my company’s corporate agreement is with Enterprise/National.

When I first started I went online and looked for the nearest location to where I ...

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Alaska Air Airplane Art and New Services

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Earlier this week Alaska Air announced that a Q400 was painted in San Diego State University Aztec’s colors and would be deployed across the Alaska/Horizon route system on May 30, 2012. Today this plane was revealed at a ceremony at San Diego International Airport in front of a crowd made up of cheering students, alumni, faculty and travelers.

Jim Sterk, SDSU director of intercollegiate athletics, said "Eighty percent of San Diego State's 250,000 alumni live in ...

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Alaska Airlines Latest Destinations

My hometown airline is at it again and this time Alaska Air is adding the City of San Antonio, Texas to their domestic network with a once daily flight from Seattle to San Antonio. Alaska has been quickly growing in the mid-continental US over the last several years adding a number of flights from Seattle to cities such as Huston, Dallas, Kansas City, and St. Louis. With this additional flight, this will be 16th city served east of the Rockies Mountains for Alaska and will be the 4th City in ...

Air Asia takes on Japan

South East Asia’s favorite LLC is coming to the domestic Japan market with full force and is ready to take its competitors by storm by offering Air Asia’s Award winning service on domestic flights within Japan. The Joint Venture between Air Asian and ANA was forged in August 2011 and plans to take to the skies with the first flight in August of 2012.

Air Asia Japan will start off with a domestic fleet of 5 airbus airplanes and will surely grow overtime as long as Air Asia ...

Saudia Joins Sky Team

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The SkyTeam has grown again, today welcoming Saudia Airlines, formally known as Saudi Arabian Airlines, as the 16th member to the SkyTeam family. The Flag carrying airline of Saudi Arabia is the first Middle East Airline to join the SkyTeam and is only the second middle eastern carrier, after Royal Jordianian to join a major airline alliance (unless you count Egypt Air located in Egypt or Turkish Airlines which are both arguable not the Middle East, depending on the text book/definition ...