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How to Request an Uber at LaGuardia Airport During Construction

As we have reported, one of the three major New York City airports is getting a major renovation: LaGuardia Airport. The airport is decades old and is infamous for delays, cancellations and overall congestion. t’s also a relatively small airport, with runways under 7,000 feet and water at the foot of each runway, making landings…

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Pilot Asks Passengers to Pray During Flight After Mechanical Issue Arises

During an An AirAsia flight onboard an Airbus A330, passengers braced, as the pilot asked everyone onboard to pray after discovery that the aircraft had a major mechanical issue during the flight. Passengers reported that they heard a loud explosion in the left engine, causing the plane to divert back to Perth, 2 hours away. Per CNN, An…

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Tipping the Hotel Maid, Extreme Heat Cancels Flights, Almost Flying in a Private Jet

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. Ever wondered if you should tip the hotel maid? How much should you tip? Do most people tip? On a recent stay in Vegas, we started talking…

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Could Barack Obama Become The CEO of Uber?

Earlier this week, Travis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber stepped down after there was pressure came from the company’s investors forcing him to resign. With his resignation, speculation begins on who will takeover as CEO of this billion dollar company, and  Barack Obama’s name has been thrown around. While unlikely that he’ll actually be the CEO,…

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New Uniforms Making American Airlines Employees Sick

American Airlines launched a new line of uniforms back in September for their customer facing employees including pilots, flight attendant and ticket agents. However, over the past several months the airline has been getting tons of complaints from their employees who are having allergic reactions to the material causing them to get hives, rashes, and even…

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Deal Alert: Cheap Iceland Flights on Delta for $312

Fly to Iceland this summer or fall on the cheap thanks to Delta from several US gateway cities including New York, Chicago, Denver, and Boston in several months including August, September, October, November and December of 2017 with nonstop flights starting at $312 roundtrip. Keep in mind these cheap fares can be a great way for racking up Delta Medallion Qualifying…

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Lounge, Amex Plat Cardholders Receive Access

Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be getting an airport lounge, and it will be operated by Escape Lounge. Cardholders of the Platinum Card® from American Express, or the The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN will receive complimentary access, as Escape lounges are now part of the Amex Global Lounge Collection. Reno-Tahoe International Airport Lounge This will be the 4th…

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Extreme Heat Causes American Airlines to Cancel 50 Flights to Phoenix

American Airlines has announced that they’ve cancelled over 50 flights to/from Phoenix today and tomorrow due to the extreme heat the city is facing! The flights that are being canceled are all operated by American Eagle on their CRJ’s, which have a maximum temperature limit to operate of 118 degrees. The Arizona Republic reports, At least…

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