Delta GoGo Streaming Entertainment Is Extremely Limited

I do not fly Delta very often these days, but recently I cashed in 22,000 FlyingBlue miles for an award redemption on Delta to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles to meet my partner and then fly with him to Seattle, where we overnighted for 20 hours before continuing in Business to Hawaii on AF ...
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Guide to Text & Fly - I LOVE T-Mobile

I just finished my first flight since T-mobile and GOGO launched inflight texting on 9/17/14 and I must say it was freaking awesome! I hope T-mobile launches this on other inflight networks, like their international network that American Air currently use on their international flights operated by ...

Southwest Airlines Double & Triple Point Promotion - Targeted

Southwest Airlines has released a targeted promotion for flights during the usually slow pre-holiday, post summer season which offers travelers up to triple Rapid Reward points on all flights booked and flown between Sept 18, 2014 and November 20, 2014. Check your inbox and spam folders for an email ...
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I Won Qatar Airways #HangMyHat Contest!

Early this year Qatar Airlines ran a contest on Instagram and Twitter which encouraged followers to hang their hat around the world in honor of new service being launched from Doha to Dallas. The airline then selected one grand prize winner who received two roundtrip tickets to DFW, one night at the ...
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The Loft - Virgin America Lounge At LAX

In December 2012 Virgin America opened up their very first airline lounge dubbed the Loft at LAX. The new lounge was built in the same space that Alaska Airlines used to have their Board Room in T3 at LAX, but the new club was redone in Virgin America style and the airline renovated the space to ...
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United Twitter Teams Needs a Lesson in Social Media

United social media still sucks. That’s right I have said it, of all the major US Airlines the Social Media team at United clearly do not know what they are doing or how twitter works. Yet the one thing they are really good at is putting their foot in their mouth. Yesterday when United tweeted ...
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Alaska Airlines: Board Early or Save 10% with Seahawk Pride

The Seattle Seahawks are off to another awesome start this season, already grating the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 opener at Century Link field. To celebrate the Seahawks success Seattle's hometown airline, Alaska Airlines, is keeping Russell Wilson as the airlines Chief Football Officer (CFO) and ...

American Airlines Admirals Club LAX Remote Terminal

American Airlines newest Admiral club near the remote American Eagle gates at LAX has finally opened and the small space is a great addition to the remote gates and an awesome petite but modern club which provides full services to AA top fliers and club members when flying and connecting on thinner ...

New Southwest Livery - Rumor mill or media leak?

Southwest Airlines is hosting “Media Days” this Monday and Tuesday and has announced that Monday morning Southwest CEO Gary Kelly will make a special announcement. Members of the general public and employees have been invited to watch this announcement at 9am C.T. via Southwest ...
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US Airways A330 Business Class Philadelphia to Rome Trip Report

My trip to Rome was to continue on my first Transatlantic US Airways flight and was a continuation of my trip that started in San Dieg.  After a horrible inflight experience from San Diego to Philly due to a slacking flight attendant, I was not looking forward to US Airways flight. Despite all ...
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I Tasted The New American Meals and They Are a Serious Downgrade

Today is Day 1 of the Douggie Diet and I must say there are very few ups and more downs to the US Airways/AA food enhancements. The benefits of the new food offerings is mainly for US Airways fliers as meals are now being served on many more US Airways fights than premerger and now flights shorter ...
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JAL 787 Business Class Narita to San Diego

After much anticipation and an amazing trip to Mabul, Malaysia I was finally going to experience the 787-800 for the first time on a long haul flight. I had already flown United’s 787 between Houston and Chicago, and LAN’s 787 between Madrid and Frankfurt, but never before had I actually ...
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Around the World For 120,000 Miles

I have read many times that booking an award ticket with US Airways is NOTHING short of a headache, and based on every blog I’ve ever read it appears to be true. However, I have also read a number of stories about amazing award bookings that can ONLY be done with US Airways miles. This time, I ...
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American Airlines Stops Selling Tickets On Orbitz

American Airlines just announced that starting immediately Orbitz will no longer display and sell American Airlines tickets on their website and US Airways tickets will no longer be for sell via the online distributor after September 1, 2014.
“American Airlines fares are no longer ...
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US Airways Tells Me I Am Sick!

Today I completed my first US Airways award booking and WOW what an effort it took (more to come soon and more to tell) but I had to write this as I was laughing out loud in the American Express Centurion Lounge in DFW when I received my confirmation from US airways. The around the world routing ...
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National's One Two Free 2014 Car Rental Bonus

National Car Rental is back again this year with their “1, 2, FREE” promotion and is giving travelers the possibility to earn a free rental day after two car rentals or after earning 600 points. To earn a free rental day, just rent a midsize or larger vehicle for two days or longer ...