Elites Can Skip the Upgrade Queue on US Airways - Secure a First Class Seat

It comes to nobody’s surprise that frequent flyers enjoy elite upgrades more than any other benefit the airline offers. As frequent flyers move up the food chain, upgrades typically become move abundant as upgrade priority increases and the upgrade window expands. However, would you be ...
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Alaska Airlines: IFE Now Free Until 4/1/15 & new Tablets!

Last month Alaska Airline rolled out Alaska Beyond with the introduction of new food options, new slimline seats with power on nearly all B737, and a new inflight streaming entertainment option. During the initial role out, Alaska celebrated the new IFE option by allowing all customers in all class ...

American Airlines Customer Service Responds to "Get Your Ass Back Here" at LAX

Back in November, I experienced one of the rudest gate agents/bus dragons at Los Angeles International Airport. Long story short, my partner was trying to accompany me to the remote terminal, but as his boarding pass was not for a regional flight the AA agent refused to allow him to board the bus to ...
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Best Usage of US Airways Dividend Miles Before The Program Ends 2Q 2015

The AA/US merger is in full swing and the next major miles stone that will affect frequent flyers is when the two programs officially merger into the American Airline Advantage program and the airline only has one loyalty program to manage. The ground work has already been laid, with announcements ...

Targeted: Fast Track to Southwest A-List

I just received a targeted email from Southwest Airlines offering me A-list status for through 2015 for flying just 3 round trips (6 one-way flights) or by earning 8,750 tier qualifying points through either flying Southwest or by earning them via the Chase Southwest Credit card between January 22 ...
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LAST CHANCE: Win Your Way To SUPERBOWL XLIX - The Only Affordable Way!

Travel and tickets options for Super bowl XLIX are as limited as ever and if you aren’t among the top 10% you can basically know that getting to Phoenix to celebrate with Patriot and Hawks fans is not going to be easy. Travel options are extremely limited, hotel and VRBO have increased their ...
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Alaska Airlines Newest 737 Livery: The Go Russell 737-900ER

Alaska Airlines might not be the official airlines of the Seattle Seahawks, but they are Seattle’s hometown airline and their support for the Seahawks is full-fledged. Over the last two years the airline has ran a number of promotions to show support for the local national champions and have ...

TAM “Business” Class B777 São Paulo (GRU) to Paris (CDG) Trip Report

As my around the world tour continued, my next stop was Paris, and after just a day layover I had to leave the fantastic city of São Paulo to continue my trip. Although my trip was booked in First Class, I was booked in TAM’s Business Class for this leg of the trip because as of ...
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Save 10-20% off Alaska Airlines Flights - MUST Book By MIDNIGHT!

Alaska Airlines is passing the savings of cheap oil to their customers by offering 10-20% off all flights booked before midnight PST tonight (1/14/15)! 

More details about this awesome promotion can be found on Alaska Airlines’ FuelSaving webpage! The promotion is good system ...

Hyatt Gold Passport Winter Promotion 2015

Hyatt's 2015 Winter bonus is now available online and is targeted per individual based on their status and stay patterns at Hyatt. I opened up my promotional offer today from Hyatt to learn that I was target to earn 50,000 bonus points after just 20 nights! This is MUCH better than my previous Hyatt ...
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Merge your American Airlines And US Airways Frequent Flyer Accounts

Around 10pm PST Wednesday night I logged into my American Airlines Advantage account and instead of being directly logged in, a popup notification greeted me asking me to provide American Airlines with my US Airways Dividend account number.  This was the first time since the merger with US ...
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15 Hours In Sao Paulo - Graffiti, History, Laughter, and Caipirinhas

Graffiti, history, laughter, and Caipirinhas –the only way I can sum up my amazing layover in Sao Paulo in November. With only a short time in Sao Paulo, I made it my mission to see the most of the city as possible, and in doing so I took a free city walking tour, met up with locals, drank ...

Hello 2015 & Goodbye 2014 - A Review of the last 12 months!

2-0-1-4 was another year which reshaped the aviation industry. We saw terrible tragedies which included the downing of three Malaysian jets, one still missing and another brought down by rebels/Russia in Eastern Ukraine. Political turmoil also nearly closed Israel’s main airport during the 50 ...

Alaska Brings Back FREE Checked Luggage for January!

Alaska Airlines is once again breaking industry trends in the US Aviation Market and doing something actually for the customers and not for the stock holders. This week, Alaska further enhancing their frequent flyer program with a little announcement; United take note, Alaska is truly Frequent Flyer ...

A Plane Christmas - Greetings from the sky

Holiday cards are always fun to get, but as the world has gone digital so has Holiday greetings. This year, I have highlighted just a few of the holiday cards and greetings sent out by Airlines from around the world.
American Airlines & US Airways

Delta Airlines - cute ...

Alaska Beyond - A Marketing Campaign and More

Early this week Alaska Airlines launched a new marketing campaign, Alaska Beyond. The idea behind this campaign is to let you know that Alaska is revitalizing its image and is continuing to stay at the forefront of technology, comfort, and passenger experience all well providing world class customer ...
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LATAM VIP Lounge Sao Paulo T3 (GRU)

LATAM opened their first co-branded LAN-TAM VIP Lounge at Sao Paulo’s Guarulhos International airport in Terminal 3 on October 27, 2014. My recent trip around the world coincided with the opening, just four days prior to my arrival. I had the opportunity to visit the lounge both in the morning ...