Posts from June 2010

My Big European Adventure Trip Report

I'm traveling with my wife, Sara, for the next few days on vacation to Europe. Strangely enough, this is actually my first major award redemption in several years, and my first ...

American Matches!

A few days ago, Delta offered triple miles (elite qualifying and redeemable) for flights between New York (LGA) and Boston (BOS), Washington D.C. (DCA) or Chicago (ORD). At the ...

Laying Over Just a Few Miles from Home?

On the last upgrd.com podcast, we talked a bit about New York airports. The consensus seemed to be that flying in or out of Newark isn't necessarily any more inconvenient than f...

Be Prepared, Moms!

I'm sitting in the last row of coach right now on a 767-200. It's been a while sit I've sat in coach on this plane, and even longer since I've sat in a non-exit row or bulkhead....

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Four Random Thoughts on Transcons

I've flown ten transcon segments on AA in the past fourteen days. Some thoughts:

1. Smaller Planes Suck.

AA is using the 7...

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