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American Airlines Limits Advantage Awards On Hawaiian Airlines

American Airlines is imposing new restrictions on Advantage award redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines starting September 1, 2015, further devaluing the American Airlines Advantage program. The new restriction on Hawaiian awards states that new reservations on Hawaiian Airlines will no longer be ...

Mileage Earning Debit Cards Revisited

After lots and lots of emails and comments from a post written over 10 months ago, it seems like it is time for an update.   But before we get into that you should sign up for our email list here.  
So let's start fresh on this debit card ...
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It's Credit Card Application Day - Which Ones and Why I Value Them

I am not quite like other bloggers in that I have only as of late really started to apply for reward earning credit cards with any consistency, though I have carried a few accumulated over time.  My situation was unique, as my wife and I were in and out of the country for four years (mostly ...

Hawaiian Airline Launches Extra Comfort Economy Seats

Extra leg room will soon no longer be restricted to passengers who snagged the exit row or pay up for Business Class, as Hawaiian Airlines is joining the rank of carriers that offers a semi premium economy seat in the mid section of the plane. Launching August 1, 2014, Hawaiian Air A330 will offer ...
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Are you earning miles on absolutely every transaction?

The following post is available for archival purposes only.  There is an updated debit card post that will show you the current options.  Please read there and continue to earn miles for paying your bills and non-credit purhcases.
This is a post about getting miles on ...
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Redeem Virgin America Elevate Points to Hawaii and Beyond

Virgin America has launched an exciting new partnership with Hawaiian Airlines and now travelers can burn elevate points on every Hawaiian flight! The new partnership allows Elevate members to exchange as little as 20,000 points (~$4k in spending) for non-stop roundtrip flights to Hawaii on Hawaiian ...
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Hawaii Doesn't Get Cheaper Than This!

If you haven’t heard yet there has been a number of posts on the internet and FlyerTalk about CHEAP fares to/from Hawaii! Cheap Fares in economy from the east coast have been reported for as little as $413 round trip! The fares are so cheap and so low that they are averaging out to between ...

Getting Your Drink On at 30k Feet

No matter where I am flying, I won’t lie, I like to have a drink. Maybe it’s because I’ve been spoiled with 1st class since before I was 21 or because I just enjoy how much easier it is to get a buzz in the air, but when flying I enjoy a drink or two. However, when drink ...
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Eating In Economy - It's getting Pricey!

Free food on Domestic US flights is very rare these days, especially in the economy class cabin. However as airlines have removed free food and snacks other airlines have not. Delta removed meals from their flights years ago, but have continued to offer free snacks, such as peanuts, pretzels, ...
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Hawaiian Airlines: airline profile

The flag carrier of the islands of Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines is a full-service US carrier based at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on the island of Oahu, with a focus city operation at Kahului airport (OGG) on the island of Maui.
Hawaiian operates a mixture of domestic narrow body and ...

Delta Cancels DTW-HND, Applies For SEA-HND

Delta Airlines has canceled serviced from Detroit to Tokyo Haneda as of Sept 30,2012 with little to no signs of resumption of this route or making the route seasonal from Detroit. In fact, Delta has not only canceled this route, but as of the 30th of July they have applied with the DOT to move the ...

Christmas in Hawaii Part 10 - Conclusion

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – AA Five Star Service (JFK), JFK Flagship Lounge, AA #3 JFK-LAX Flagship First Class Part 3 – LAX Flagship Check-in, LAX Flagship Lounge, Encounter Restaurant, AA #247 LAX-KOA First Class Part 4 – Four Seasons Hualalai: The Experience Part 5 – Four ...
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Christmas in Hawaii: Introduction

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – AA Five Star Service (JFK), JFK Flagship Lounge, AA #3 JFK-LAX Flagship First Class Part 3 – LAX Flagship Check-in, LAX Flagship Lounge, Encounter Restaurant, AA #247 LAX-KOA First Class Part 4 – Four Seasons Hualalai: The Experience Part 5 – Four ...

Hawaii on Points

Next week I’m traveling to Hawaii funded primarily by frequent traveler rewards.  I know Christmas is peak tourist season in Hawaii, but the timing is unavoidable.  My motivation for choosing Hawaii is to see my alma mater, Xavier University, play in the ESPN Diamond Head ...
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Hawaiian Airlines Wins Approval for New Honolulu-Tokyo Haneda Route

Hawaiian Airlines will begin daily service from Honolulu to Tokyo Haneda this October, after winning approval for the new route from the DOT on Friday.
With the "Open Skies" pact signed by the US and Japan last December, Hawaiian, Delta, and American plan to begin service from the ...

Upgrd 52: Planespotting

This week we are joined by Phil from nycaviation.com to discuss planespotting in and around the airport. NYCAviation is an airline news and resource organization geared towards enthusiasts. for the past 6 years, they have looked to serve those with a passion for aviation even far outside New York ...