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Claiming 15,000 Delta Medallion Qualifying Miles To Earn Status Faster

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Did you know that if you have the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express and spend within certain thresholds per year, you can get a big boost towards your Delta Medallion Qualifying Miles? This can really help you earn Delta status much faster which is one reason I carry the card! I have had this card for…

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500 Bonus AAdvantage Miles Shopping

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With this offer you can earn a one-time bonus of 500 AAdvantage® miles on qualifying purchases, in addition to the standard AAdvantage® miles earned from shopping online through the AAdvantage eShoppingSM mall. 500 Bonus AAdvantage Miles Shopping *During the “April Bonus” bonus offer which runs from 4/20/17 through 4/30/17 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Bonus Period”), Member…

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Here’s What’s Next for United Airlines After Its Scandal


We’ve all seen the video of Dr. Dao being dragged off of a Kentucky-bound United Airlines flight. This was undoubtedly a public relations nightmare for the airline and the industry. One that could spark Congressional inquiries about the industry’s overbooking tactics. The overbooking process is key to the airlines’ bottom line, as it ensures that there…

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Female Passenger Smacks Delta Air Lines Ticket Agent

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The past few weeks, we’ve seen the police involved when a United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell, then the airline found itself in more hot water with United Airlines Now Kicks Off Wedding Couple from Plane.  The latest passenger/airline debacle comes to Delta as a passenger smacks an airline ticket agent in Indianapolis. It appears the…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Award Tickets to South America


Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 50,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to South America, when you book now by April 19, 2017 for travel between August 1 through November 16, 2017. Destinations include Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Peru. Promotional Details:  Origins & Destinations | Award deals on flights between select U.S. 48 cities…

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Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic New York (JFK)- London Premium Economy


Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy flight from New York (JFK) t0 London Heathrow.  At JFK, Virgin Atlantic is located at Terminal 4, to make it easy for their partner, Delta.  Passengers of Premium Economy get their own check-in desks, along with extra baggage, which is…

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Score Almost $10,000 By Giving Up Your Seat on Delta


When it comes to oversold flights and passengers giving up their seats for either other passengers or deadheading crew, we’ve heard a lot in the news lately on How To Score $11,000 in Oversold Bump Vouchers when a family bumped three times on Delta last weekend. We also heard how a United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell and…

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20% Transfer Bonus Etihad

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Etihad is offering a transfer bonus when you transfer points to miles during April you can receive 20% bonus miles. 20% Transfer Bonus Etihad All participating points conversion partners: Accor Hotels, ADCB TouchPoints, Club Carlson (Radison Blu), Citibank UAE, Emirates Islamic Bank, Heathrow Rewards, Hilton Honors, Hyatt, IHG, Joyalukkas, Marriott Rewards, NBAD Stars, Shangri-La, Boubyan Bank, Etisalat…

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Did You Get Your 20,000 Delta Bonus Miles?

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Last week, we told you about how Delta would be Offering Generous Compensation For Weather Delays/Cancellations. If you were impacted by last weeks storms and Delta delays, check your email for the subject: Subject: We’re Sorry. Here Are 20,000 Bonus Miles My email came last night. See below for a copy of my email. Did You Get…

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JetBlue 1,000 One-Way Flight Certificates Anywhere


It will only take you 10 seconds to enter this one for a chance to win one of JetBlue’s 1,000 One-Way Flight Certificates Anywhere! Good Luck! And if you missed this JetBlue news yesterday, head here for JetBlue Flash Sale From $30 And Double Dip Opportunity – Hurry! JetBlue 1,000 One-Way Flight Certificates Anywhere Bottom Line Would…

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Delta Offering Generous Compensation For Weather Delays/Cancellations

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Last week, Delta Air Lines cancelled thousands of flights following severe weather in Atlanta that impacted Delta their entire operation across the system. This was due to not having their crews and aircrafts in place to restart the operation coupled by the fact that flights were already full for Spring Break travel, making rebooking customers nearly impossible. Last…

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Several New Routes Announced for Alaska Airlines

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The merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America is in full swing, and over the past few months, we’ve seen several changes to their route network and cities they’ll be serving. The latest announcement is about four new routes from Dallas Love Field that the airline will be adding, which is an airport that is…

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