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United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell

United PS Business

From one extreme to another this week when it comes to oversells. We wrote about how one family made $11,000 after taking a few bumps on Delta Air Lines. They had a positive experience and came out ahead. However, the same can’t be said for one United Airlines passenger who was dragged off an United Express…

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American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards

American Airlines

If you have an eligible AAdvantage® credit card, American Airlines has released reduced mileage awards for April – July, 2017. The discount you’ll receive varies from 1,000 miles to 7,500 miles depending on the card that you have, the route and the class of service you want to book. This may be of interest to some who are planning on…

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Delta’s Latest Enhancement to Medallion Upgrade Policy

Delta First Class

Delta has always had a very generous Medallion upgrade program, offering unlimited complimentary Medallion upgrades if First Class seats were available, compared to other airlines which require 500 mile upgrades. However, with Delta upgrades clearing in advance have been less common, and gate upgrades for Medallions seem the norm these days. With gate upgrades, it’s always…

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American Airlines Ends New York (JFK) to San Juan Service

American Airlines

American Airlines has announced that they will be discontinuing their two nonstop service between New York (JFK) and San Juan effective August 22, 2017. Several airlines offer nonstop service between NYC and San Juan including Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United meaning the competition is intense, and due to this being a primary leisure route the return on…

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Delta First Class Lunch Sandwich DTW-DEN

Delta First Class Lunch

After a successful $800 bump opportunity on Delta, I was rebooked in through Detroit, and fortunate as a Platinum Medallion, I cleared a battlefield upgrade at the gate, for my afternoon flight from Detroit to Denver, meaning I would also get to see Delta’s new Alessi-designed serviceware, which launched April 1st. You can also view our recent…

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Earn 30,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles to Asia

American Airlines

American Airlines has launched a new offer, where American AAdvantage members can earn up to 30,000 bonus American AAdvantage miles on flights to Asia from travel between March 30 – May 31, 2017. American has offered similar promotions in the past to Australia or New Zealand. Earn up to 30,000 AAdvantage bonus miles to select destinations in Asia.…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles Per New Partner

Delta

Delta is offering a nice promotion where you can earn 1,000 bonus SkyMiles with each new participating partner you use through Friday, June 30, 2017. You need to register for this promotion. The term “New” refers to a partner the member has not earned miles with during the period from March 24, 2016 to March 23, 2017. Earn 1k…

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Flight Review: United PS Business Class SFO-EWR

United PS Business

Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent United PS Business Class flight from San Francisco to Newark. United’s PS service from Newark to San Francisco or Los Angeles is it’s flagship Transcontinental route, with an emphasis on the premium traveler with United Club Lounge access, fully flat beds in United Business,…

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Milk Bar Cookies To Be Served Up in JetBlue Mint

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JetBlue Mint flyers will be enjoying an even sweeter in-flight experience, thanks to JetBlue’s latest partnership with Milk Bar. One of New York City’s most popular bakeries will be joining forces with New York’s Hometown Airline. JetBlue Mint passengers will enjoy a pre-arrival Milk Bar cookie on all daytime flights, but for those taking the red-eye, don’t think…

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Earn 115,000 Bonus American Airlines AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through April 13, 2017, where you can earn up to 115,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 115,000 bonus, for a total of 265,000 miles for $4,787…

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