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Southwest: Two Free Drink Holidays And A Birthday Sale

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Southwest Airlines says it’s time to celebrate two special holidays with a free cocktail, beer or glass of wine. As indicated on the Inflight Menu in the seatback pocket, everyone 21 and over is eligible for one free drink on the following days: Thursday June 18th in honor of Southwest Airlines 44th birthday Sunday June…

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Passengers Evacuate On To Wing After Fearing Smoke

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This isn’t something you see every day … ABC News is reporting that some of the passengers on Allegiant Air flight 330 from Los Angeles to Boise evacuated themselves onto the wing of the MD-83 after the plane arrived at the gate Friday evening in BOI shortly before 7pm. Apparently fuel began to spill from…

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Frontier $39/ One Way Fare Sale Ends Tonight

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Frontier is having another one of their $39 fare sales right now. You can book 1-way flights on Frontier Airlines for just $39 each way through tonight, June 5, 2015, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.  For this sale you must travel from June 13, 2015, to October 20, 2015, (Fridays and Sundays excluded). I checked deals out of Atlanta and was…

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Amazing Fares To Hawaii On 747 With Delta + 15% Off Hotels

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Right now you can score some pretty cheap fares to Hawaii on Delta’s 747. I found booking through Orbitz on select dates in the late summer and early fall I could score flights for as cheap as $577 when other airlines are pricing out over $800. The best part is you’ll earn a ton of…

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Passenger Kicked Off Plane For Tweet

Chris Roberts was taken off a United Airlines from Chicago to Syracuse, New York flight last month after tweeting. What did he tweet, you wonder? He tweeted “about security vulnerabilities in its system had previously taken control of an airplane and caused it to briefly fly sideways, according to an application for a search warrant filed by…

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Southwest Airlines Announcing Its 97th Destination

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According to the Houston Business Journal, Southwest Airlines is announcing its 97th destination this afternoon – service to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) starting with a daily non-stop flight from Houston Hobby (HOU) to LIR on November 1, 2015.  Saturday only non-stop service from Baltimore Washington International (BWI) to Liberia will begin on November 7, 2015.Southwest…

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A Delta Airline Surprise – They Never Fail


For some flying can be routine, even boring. You pack your bag, say your good-byes, leave home for the long quiet ride to the airport, fight the long line at security, cram into the plane train, stop by the lounge to check some emails, then board your flight to snag the last over head space. It’s…

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I Got A Surprise In My Hyatt Diamond Status Package


One thing I like about Hyatt Gold Passport is how well they treat their top tier Diamond Status Members. If you’ve been Diamond before you know how the confirmed upgrade certificates, space available upgrades, club lounge access, bonus points and of course the complimentary breakfast can really enhance your stay. If you haven’t experienced Hyatt’s…

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Service From LAX To Costa Rica And Baltimore

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Alaska Airlines announced today that it will be offering 8 round-trips a week between Los Angeles (LAX) and Costa Rica, and new daily non stop service between LAX and Baltimore (BWI).  This announcement comes just days after Alaska announced new service between Seattle and Nashville, Seattle and Raleigh Durham, and Seattle and Charleston, South Carolina.…

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Delta Restarting And Adding Summer Service To Italy

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Delta says its restarting summer service and adding frequencies throughout May and June to four cities in Italy – Rome, Milan, Pisa and Venice – from Delta hubs in New York, Atlanta and Detroit.Rome Restarting seasonal service to Detroit Metropolitan-Wayne County Airport on May 2, 2015 Adding a second flight to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport…

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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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