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Lounge Access Privileges for Amex Platinum Cardholders

Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits, lounge access and more. When it comes to lounge access, both the Platinum Card from American Express, and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN, offer a variety of benefits. Theres include access to the American Express Centurion Lounges, a Priority Pass Select…

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Several American Airlines New Routes, 100,000 Bonus Hilton Points, Earn Delta Medallion Status

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. American Express has launched their new Hilton Honors American Express Business Card where you can earn 100,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after meeting minimum spend. Additionally, this card comes with…

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This Airline Lets You Request Specific Aircrafts for Your Flight

Ever wanted a specific aircraft on your route? Maybe it’s a plane you’ve flown before, one you’ve always to fly, or a specific livery, well at JetBlue Airways, apparently you’re able to reach out to the airline and request a specific aircraft, according to their Twitter team. However, it’s never a guarantee, but the airline…

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American Airlines Launches Several New Routes, Expands Shuttle Service

American Airlines announced they’d be launching several new routes this year from many of their hub cities, as well as expanding their Shuttle service. New cities that can expect to see the most new routes are Philadelphia (PHL), Charlotte (CLT) , and Dallas (DFW). Other notable new routes include New York (JFK) to Denver; Los Angeles…

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How You Can Still Earn Delta Medallion Status for 2018

Delta currently has their Elevate Your Status promotion going on where Medallion members who are short Medallion Qualifying Miles, Segments, or Dollars can purchase them to maintain status for 2018. You can purchase up to 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles and 15 Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) that will post to your 2017 MQMs balance and apply toward your…

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Passenger Arrested for Boarding Wearing Too Much Clothing To Avoid Luggage Fees

A passenger was arrested at Iceland Keflavík International Airport for attempting to board a flight wearing too many clothes. He reportedly had on ten shirts and eight pairs of pants, as was trying to avoid paying an excess baggage fee. The British Airways passenger was allowed to check-in and even go through security, as it wasn’t…

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Delta Expands Seattle Service with Several New Routes

Delta announced they would be launching new non-stop service between Seattle and several new cities including Washington-Dulles, Kansas City, and Indianapolis, as they continue to grow their service here. New year-round destinations include: Daily service to Washington-Dulles on a Boeing 737-800 beginning June 8, 2018. Daily service to Kansas City on a Embraer 175 beginning June 8, 2018. Daily…

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Score Better Southwest Airlines Seats, New United Routes, Fast Track to Starwood Platinum

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Getting good seats on Southwest Airlines can depend on a number of factors including elite status, Early Bird check-in, and whether you’re on a through flight. Find out the trick…

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United Airlines Launches Several New Domestic Routes

United Airlines announced they’ll launching several new domestic routes starting this summer, with most being to/from smaller cities, allowing for more connecting options for passengers. New routes begin June 7, 2018 just in time for the busy summer travel season. New Routes include:  Chicago (ORD) to Bismarck, ND (BIS) Denver (DEN) to Appleton, WI (ATW) Denver (DEN)…

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Confirmed: Delta Rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles Now Posting

One benefit to the SkyMiles program is the ability to rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles each year. For those who earn more MQMs needed than your qualification level, the excess MQMs rollover to the following year. We recently wrote When Will Delta Rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles MQMs Post, and the answer is now. Per Delta, 2017 Rollover Medallion…

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Discounted Delta Caribbean and Central America SkyMiles Awards

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 16,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to/from several cities in the US to the Caribbean and Central America, when you book now through January 10, 2018 for travel between April 8 through June 1, 2018. Discounted cities include the following: Turks & Caicos; Bermuda; Belize; Kingston, Jamaica; Freeport, Bahamas and North Eleuthera, Bahamas.…

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