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Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Non Stop Destinations From Its Seattle Hub

Alaska Airlines announced today that it would be adding three new non stop destinations this fall from its Seattle hub.Service from Seattle to Nashville (BNA) will start on September 23, service from Seattle to Raleigh Durham (RDU) will start on October 1, and service from Seattle to Charleston (CHS) will start on November 16. Here…

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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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United / SkyWest 5622 Descends 28,000 ft in 3 Minutes

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Update: SkyWest is contradicting other sources and saying the flight landed due to a sick passenger and not a problem with the door. Today a United flight operated by SkyWest, flight #5622 was on it’s way from Chicago to Hartford Connecticut when it suddenly descended 28,000 feet in about 3 minutes. The reports indicate there…

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Is Southwest Airlines Getting Ready For Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, And Brazil?

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NewsAvia, a popular aeronautical information portal written in Portuguese, is reporting that “sources of commercial aviation in Latin America” said that Southwest Airlines applied this week for authorization to fly to Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, and Brazil.According to the article, which we ran thru Google Translate: The company low cost US Southwest Airlines is seeking authorization…

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Delta Triples Net Profit And Pulls Back Internationally

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I pay close attention to Delta because of the fact I fly them and appreciate good service. But also because I collect miles in their Sky Pesos Miles Currency. So I found it interesting when I saw a report that they had tripled their First Quarter Net Profit during the year they rolled out revenue based mile…

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Southwest Airlines Unveils New Seats For 737-800 And 737 MAX

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Southwest Airlines unveiled its new lighter weight, slim-lined seat today at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany. The seat, designed by B/E Aerospace, will first be used in 737-800s beginning mid-2016, and then in the 737 MAX starting in 2017.Southwest Airlines says its industry-leading seats will be wider, and include an adjustable headrest and…

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Free Delta Gold Medallion Status and 15,000 SkyMiles (Targeted)

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Delta has launched a new targeted offer, where SkyMiles members can receive Gold Medallion Status and 15,000 bonus SkyMiles after taking just one flight in Delta One (their new business class product). Keep mind, this is a targeted offer geared to those with a New York address. Free Delta Gold Medallion Status and 15,000 SkyMiles…

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Free Award Booking Giveaway Winner From Juicy Miles

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We teamed up with our favorite award booking service, Juicy Miles, to giveaway a complimentary award booking service. Readers could win a complimentary award booking for up to 4 tickets on the same itinerary. We are thrilled Juicy Miles offered up this prize especially with all the redemption activity going on lately. Have you emptied your Delta…

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Which Airlines Offer The Tastiest Wines Onboard?

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Ever wondered which airlines offer the tastiest wines onboard? At Points, Miles & Martinis we definitely enjoy a nice glass of wine or two when we travel! As reported by Business Traveller, the Cellars in the Sky Awards 2014 have been announced. “British Airways was the biggest winner, taking the coveted Gold Medal for Best Overall Wine…

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American Airlines App Updates


i love being able to use an airline mobile app to book flights, see reservations, and of course view the miles pile up each week. So when an airline updates their app we usually check to see if there are any cool enhancements. This week American Airlines has updated their app with a few changes.…

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Top 4 Reasons Tampa Airport Is Great Airport To Depart From


I always enjoy my time in the Tampa Bay Area. There is something about the breeze off the gulf, afternoon showers and slower pace that really just enhances a trip to Florida. But with all good things they to an end. Leaving Florida isn’t so bad when leaving from the Tampa International Airport and here’s…

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Former JetBlue Pilot Files $15 Million Suit Over His Own Erratic Behavior And Midflight Meltdown

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Three days after a Germanwings pilot’s alleged mental health crisis caused an Airbus A320 to crash into an Alpine mountainside, a former JetBlue Captain filed a $14.9 million dollar suit against the his old airline, claiming the airline shouldn’t have allowed him to fly.Clayton Osbon, 52, was the Captain on JetBlue flight 191 from New…

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How To Get United To Pay For Hotel Room On Arrival Internationally

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When you fly International First Class, you expect a certain level of benefits for the cash or points that you shelled out for your flight. Well, what happenes if you fly International First Class or Business class and there is no arrival lounge for you to freshen up in after your 12+ hour long flight?…

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Delta First Class Breakfast Quiche


Eating a plane isn’t always idea. Menu choices are sparse and you generally only have one or maybe two options. This Delta First Class Breakfast menu was new and sounded good, so I had to try it . On this flight from the New York Area an old Boeing 717-200 plane, Delta served two options, and my selection good.…

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Are More Airlines Offering Self Serve Bag Tagging?


One of our Seattle readers (who flies Alaska and not Delta) sent in an email about how Alaska Airlines offers a self-tag baggage option when you check-in online. In fact, there are two different self-tagging options. The first one is you can literally check-in online and print out a self tag baggage tag and put on…

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