US Airways Posts

Phoenix US Airways Clubs Rebrand as Admirals Clubs

2014-10-13-08.48.54

If the merger between US Airways and American wasn’t confusing enough for travelers hopping between the two airlines, things just became even more convoluted in Phoenix where US Airway clubs were rebranded as Admiral Clubs on Friday, October 10. The two airlines are still operating as two ...

My Spam Folder Robbed me of 15,000 Bonus US Airways Dividend Miles

I LOVE my US Airways credit card, not because I use it all that often, but because when I do, there tends to be an awesome quarterly bonus offers involved! I swear not including the initial 40,000 sign up bonus I received for signing up for this card, I have earned over 40,000 bonus miles thanks ...

How Much Did My 120,000 Miles + $300 Ticket really cost?

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Recently I purchased a ticket that would take me around the world for 120,000 Dividend Miles and $300. My trip starts and ends in Mexico City but takes me to Miami, San Paulo, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, and Los Angeles before taking me back to Mexico. The trip was booked in a mixture of first, ...

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US Airways 100% Bonus on Purchased Dividend Miles Extended

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US Airways has extended, perhaps for one final time, its 100% bonus on purchased miles. It appears this sale will mark the end of US Airway’s role a consolidator for premium award tickets, as word is there will never be a sale like this again. So is it time to stock up? The answer is still ...

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US Airways Domestic First Class meal, Phoenix to Minneapolis

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Last Friday, I flew US Airways from Salt Lake City to Minneapolis, via Phoenix. At online check-in, I was selecting my seats and noticed that I could select a seat in First class on both segments (SLC-PHX, PHX-MSP) for free.

Did ...

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US Airways 100% Buy Miles Promotion Extended!

With so many hotel and airline purchase bonus happening, US Airways decided to extend their 100% buy miles promotion for an extra 12 days! The 100% bonus promotion was supposed to end yesterday, Sept 30, but then US Airways announced yesterday that they had extended the sale until Sunday October ...

AA Responds to My Complaint About New Meal Policy

Back on the first of the month, I had the opportunity to fly AA first class from Orlando to DFW, a day that just happened to coincide with the introduction of AA's new First Class meal policy for domestic flights.  I won't rehash the entire slate of changes here, but the big change was to ...

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US Airways A330 Business Class Philadelphia to Rome Trip Report

2014-05-26-19.52.11

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 ...

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Around the World For 120,000 Miles

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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 ...

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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!

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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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The US Airways Dividend Miles Tax Game

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While charging fraudulent "government" taxes on Dividend Miles transfers appears to be a nefarious policy choice by US Airways, another equally distressing issue is just as concerning -- agent incompetence may mean you pay a lot more taxes on your US Airways award trip than you ...

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To Rome And Back: US Airways SAN-PHL Trip Report

2014-05-26-06.00.01

Since the AA/US merger, I had avoided US-Scareways like the plague (I've been flying them a lot recently though). Yet, with having an unexpected week off of work I decided instead of sitting around my house, I would jet off to a part of the world that I had never been to, as long as I could cash ...

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US Airways Share Miles 100% Bonus

US Airways is once again having a 100% mileage bonus opportunity when two people share miles between each other. In the past few months we have seen a number of US Airways bonus miles opportunities which have included a slew of bonuses, the best being last winter which gave a 100% bonus on the ...

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AA Elites Now Recieve Unlimited Upgrades on US Airways From June 11, 2014

The new American Airlines has announced new Elite benefits today as American Airlines and US Airways begin to merge their two frequent flyer program and merge elite flying benefits across their two programs. In January, we saw the two airlines announce a slew of basic elite benefits which ...