Posts from December 2011

Brussels Airlines Returns to New York JFK

It has been one decade since the Belgian flag carrier served New York City, but starting this summer Brussels Airlines, a Star Alliance member, will resume service between New Y...

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Free Hilton HHonors Gold Status

As reported by Gary, Hilton HHonors is giving away instant free Gold status through 31 May 2013 to Visa Infinite cardholders.

Benefits of Hilton Gold status include:

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A Christmas Remembered: 25 December 1941

Let's go back in time today 70 years to Christmas Day, 1941. Just a few weeks earlier the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States found itself officially at war w...

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An Interactive Guide to Airline Livery

Gracing the Skies recently expressed her disgust at some airlines for sporting such boring paint jobs. I gently disagreed, arguing that a sleek, smooth design is preferable to a...

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Bigoted Delta Pilot Throws Muslims Off Flight

How would you feel if you were searched by the TSA, then "randomly" searched and questioned again prior to boarding, then required by the airline gate agent to show your identif...

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Mark Schwab New Star Alliance CEO

Hot off the press, Star Alliance has named a replacement for departing CEO Jaan Albrecht. Mark Schwab, former Senior Vice President of Alliances at United Airlines, will continu...

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