Upgrd Podcast

Upgrd 92: Adiós SpanAir

Join our frequent flyers as we discuss the closure of SpanAir, the bankruptcy proceedings of American Airlines, and recent hotel and airline promotions including:

  • Delta may make run at US Airways
  • US Airways evaluates merger with AA
  • The end of SpanAir
  • American Airlines restores free wine and beer in international economy
  • New Hilton Benefits 
  • New Hyatt Promo Earn up to 44,000 points (enough for two free nights)
  • Starwood Platinum Benefit Changes Starting March 1
    • Gold welcome gift choice of extra starpoints or wifi or complimentary beverage
    • Platinum: bonus star points, continental breakfast, or "local amenities" (soft toy, small bottle of liquor, bottle of wine, mineral water, fruit basket, etc)
    • After 50 nights receive 10 suite upgrades
    • After 75 nights earn four points per dollar instead of three and Your24 benefit
  • AA Double EQM for CA/IL/TX residents between SFO/LAX and DFW/ORD still running through March 31st.

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