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Delta First Class Bolognese Pasta Dinner

Delta First Class Bolognese Pasta Dinner

Greetings and Happy Monday evening. I’m headed out west this week, and luckily my upgrade on Delta cleared at a battlefield upgrade this evening, so cheers to a first class dinner onboard a Delta 737-900! You can also view our recent Delta First Class/Business Class Meal Reviews: Delta One Transcontinental Business Class Dinner SFO-JFK Delta First…

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35,000 Bonus SPG Points, Delta Main Cabin Meals, $200 Gift Cards With Upside

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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 increased their offers on both the SPG personal and business cards, offering 35,000 SPG points for each card after meeting the minimum spending. Now’s your…

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Deal: 35,000 Bonus Starpoints With New Credit Card Offers

Royal Hawaiian

American Express has just launched some limited time offers on both the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express, where you can earn 35,000 bonus Starpoints per card for signing up and meeting the spending requirements. If you were to pick these both up, that would equate to 70,000…

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Delta Launches Main Cabin Meals on Transcon Flights and More

Delta Air Lines

Back in December, we wrote about how Delta Was Testing Complimentary Main Cabin Meals on Transcon Flights, and then we found out that Delta Was Adding Main Cabin Meals on Transcon Flights but it gets even better. Not only is Delta adding meals just on their transcontinental flights between New York (JFK) to Los Angeles and San Francisco, they…

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American Airlines CRJ-700 Strikes Deer in Charlotte


You’ve heard of bird strikes, but how about a deer strike?!? That’s exactly what happened to one American Airlines CRJ-700 Aircarft at Charlotte Douglas International Airport upon take off. The aircraft bound for Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, struck a deer upon takeoff, forcing it to make an emergency landing back in CLT. Per the Charlotte Observer, An…

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Southwest Airlines Adds Sparkling Wine Onboard Flights

Southwest Airlines

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Southwest Airlines has launched champagne sparkling wine onboard their flights. Southwest added some new beverage offerings lately including Margaritas, so things are headed in the right direction by offering another new beverage choice. Here are the details: Beginning Saturday, February 11, our Customers will have the option of purchasing St…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Awards to Los Angeles

Delta First Class

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 5,000 SkyMiles each-way to/from Los Angeles, when you book now by February 15, 2017 for travel between April 19 through May 24, 2017. These are valid of several non-stop and connecting routes to/from Los Angeles including to New York (JFK) and Atlanta. Promotional Details: …

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Delta’s Latest Sky Club Enhancement Regarding Entrance

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Delta has been making several enhancements to their Delta Sky Clubs the past couple years by adding more food and more locations across their network. They’ve also made changes to their Sky Club pricing, and now have made Sky Club access a Choice Benefit for Diamond Medallions to choose from, rather than an automatic perk. Their…

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Delta Adding Meals in Coach, Shorter TSA Lines, Bellagio Las Vegas Review

Woodford Reserve

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. TSA Precheck Lines are getting shorter as of February 1, 2017, as the TSA is limiting who gets access to those who have a known traveler number such as…

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Earn Double Elite Qualifying Nights with Starwood (Targeted)

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Starwood has launched another targeted promotion, which allows SPG members to earn double Elite Qualifying Nights and Stay Credits through May 15, 2017 with no limit. With this offer, you earn SPG Platinum Status after 13 stays or 25 nights, instead of the normal 25 stays or 50 nights. Elite Status – On the Double: We want to ensure that you’re able…

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How Delta Caused Emirates a 6 Hour Delay in Seattle


It’s nothing new the battle between Emirates and Delta in the aviation business. The US airlines are upset that the Gulf carriers have been given so much money in government subsidies, which they claim is against the open skies agreement, currently in place. Fast forward to last week, when a Emirates flight from Seattle to Dubai,…

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Hotel Review: Bellagio Las Vegas

Bellagio Las Vegas

On a recent trip to Las Vegas, I decided to stay at the Bellagio Las Vegas, as I’ve never stayed here before and was able to find a decent price for this mid-week trip. This property is part of the Fine Hotels and Resorts program for those holding the American Express Platinum Card or the The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN. Benefits…

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Earn 42,500 Bonus American Airlines AAdvantage Miles


American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through February 16, 2017, where you can earn up to 42,500 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 100,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 42,500 bonus, for a total of 142,500 miles for $2,884…

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