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American Airlines Passenger Calls Racism for Downgrade to Coach

Ever been downgraded from first class to coach for whatever reason? Well one black Platinum American Airlines passenger faced a downgrade and is now calling the airline racist as they only downgraded her while keeping her white friend in first class. Details still aren’t clear as to what caused the downgrade, whether first class was…

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Credit Card Review: Hilton Honors Surpass Card

Now through May 31, American Express has a limited time increased offers on the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express where you can earn 100,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 3 months. When it comes to sign-up bonus for this card, it’s the highest it’s been so if…

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New Video: Fight Breaks Out on Southwest Airlines Flight

Earlier today we wrote about how a Brawl Erupts after Spirit Airlines Cancelled Flights in FLL, however it seems like fights at airports and on flights are becoming more common, as the latest to emerge is one that occurred on a Southwest Airlines flight after landing in Burbank, California. New Video: Fight Breaks Out on Southwest Airlines…

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Brawl Erupts after Spirit Airlines Cancelled Flights in FLL

The latest airline incident in the media occurred with Spirit Airlines as a brawl erupts at the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport, after the airline cancelled several flights due to a disagreement with their pilots. Other recent airline incidents included United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell and Delta Kicks Off Family of 4 from Flight from…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Awards to the Caribbean and Florida

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 20,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to Florida and the Caribbean, when you book now by May 10, 2017 for travel between September 26 – November 14, 2017. Destinations include Antigua, Bermuda, Bonaire, Bridgetown, Florida, Freeport, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Havana, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, North Eleuthera, Saint Kitts, and Saint Maarten. After searching it seems like Florida flights are more readily…

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New American Admirals Clubs in Orlando (MCO) and Houston (IAH)

We’ve written how American Airlines Enhancing Airport Lounges is Underway, well American Airlines continues to invest in their lounges, as the airline has recently opened their two newest American Admirals Club lounges at Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Admirals Club Orlando Admirals Club Orlando Admirals Club Houston In addition to the new clubs, the following…

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United Airlines Expanding Service at San Francisco

United Airlines has announced that they will be increasing their service between San Francisco and 18 destinations within the United States and Canada later this year. United continues to try to turn the spotlight away from Dr. Dao being dragged off of a Kentucky-bound United Airlines flight Per United, United Airlines announced it is increasing the number of flights between…

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What To Do If Your Flight is Oversold

Airlines have been changing their oversold procedures after the recent incident where a United Airlines Passenger Was Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell and with the recent changes if you’re flying Delta or United you could find yourself with a hefty reward if you’re willing to get bumped off. If you’re looking to volunteer to give up…

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American Airlines Sued By Passenger for Obese Seatmates

We’ve seen several recent stories about incidents with passengers that have been occurring including a United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell, Delta Kicks Off Family of 4 from Flight from Hawaii, and United Airlines Send Paris Bound Passenger To San Francisco. The latest story to emerge is an American Airlines passenger is suing the airline after being…

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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Now Officially Open

We recently covered about how the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is officially open, however orginially it was only welcoming invited guests this month with reservations being accepted starting May 29, 2017 for all guests. However, it turns out that the hotel is now opened as of May 8, 2017 for everyone. However with the official opening, only 300 rooms at…

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United Airlines Send Paris Bound Passenger To San Francisco

Last month, United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell, and the airline once more finds itself under fire, this time for sending a Paris bound passenger to San Francisco instead. The incident occurred at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this week. The flight attendant even realized she was in the wrong seat, so…

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180,000 Bonus Hilton HHonors Points, Delta Kicks off Family, Virgin Atlantic LHR-JFK Review

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. Through May 31, American Express has 2 limited time increased offers on their Hilton Honors credit cards which could earn 180,000 bonus Hilton Honors points after signing up, and meeting…

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Delta Medallions Upgrade Changes on Aeromexico

Great news for Delta Medallions flying on Aeromexico, since starting this week Medallions will now be eligible for complimentary upgrades on Aeromexico flights. Other perks of the current partnership include free checked bags, lounge access, and priority boarding, and full MQM earnings on all ticket according to their partner mileage earning chart. While their current…

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Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles at a 40% Discount

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through May 31, 2017, where you can   American Airlines AAdvantage miles up to 40% off. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, with the 40% discount for $2,885 including taxes and fees, which comes out to about…

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United Airlines Expands South America Service

United is turning the spotlight away from Dr. Dao being dragged off of a Kentucky-bound United Airlines flight, as it announces it will be expanding it’s South America service from Newark. United will be launching a new nonstop flight from Newark to Buenos Aires starting October 28, as well as adding an additional daily to Bogota, Colombia for…

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