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Boeing 717’s Added on Delta West Coast Shuttle

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Delta just announced that on the Delta West Coast Shuttle between Los Angeles and San Francisco, they will add a mixture of 717’s into this route, which means several of the 15 daily flights will now be served by mainline aircraft. Currently on the East Coast, Delta’s New York to Boston shuttle route is served by the Boeing…

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How To Schedule Global Entry Interview – Free Global Entry From United

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If you applied for the United Global Entry fee credit you’re probably in the same boat as many others. It’s time to schedule Global Entry interview and process your Global Entry application or renewal. United Global Entry Compensation I received my Global Entry credit through my United Platinum status I received from a United status match program I participated…

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How To Transfer Miles Into Marriott Points

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A PMM reader, Mark asked is there any way to transfer miles into Marriott points. There is and in fact, United and Marriott have a unique partnership that allows you to convert miles to points, points to miles and receive complimentary status in Marriott with Gold or higher status on United. How To Transfer Miles…

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Credible Bomb Threat Gets Southwest And Delta Flights Escorted to ATL By NORAD Jets

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WSB TV-2 in Atlanta is reporting that two separate flights – Southwest Airlines flight 2492, coming in from Milwaukee (MKE) and Delta Airlines flight 1156 from Portland, Oregon (PDX) – were escorted into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) this afternoon by NORAD jets because of ‘credible bomb threats’ against each flight. Credible Bomb Threat Gets Southwest…

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Hawaiian Bonus Miles: 500 With Every Hotel Night

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Hawaiian Airlines is offering 500 bonus miles with every hotel night when you book a flight and hotel package at Hawaiian Airlines. The is a good offer if you are looking to add Hawaiian miles and you are considering a hotel + air package to Hawaii. In addition, you could follow the steps I laid out…

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American Airlines Vacation Discount: 10% Off Vacation Packages

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Here’s a benefit of the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® cardmembers I didn’t know about. Cardmembers can get a 10% discount on American Airlines vacation packages when they book their vacation package and pay for it with the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® cardmembers. I picked up the Executive card with the…

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First Threeway In Delta Sky Club: Delta Terminal C Sky Club

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The Delta Terminal C Sky Club is tucked away near gate C 37. It’s almost hard to spot as  the entrance is slightly hidden behind a food snack kiosk. But if you know what you are looking for you’ll find it near gate C 37, one of Delta’s newer Sky Club’s in the Atlanta airport.…

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WOW: $12,000 Carry On Bag Fee On Your $99 Ticket To Europe

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WOW air says it’s “Iceland’s only high performance low-cost airline” and its strategy “is to always provide fun and memorable service, as well as offering the lowest price airline tickets to and from Iceland, with a smile.” Or are they really providing the most outrageous carry-on baggage fees in the world? WOW: $12,000 Carry On…

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Best Delta Credit Cards And Others To Use With Delta

If you are like me, you’re always trying to maximize the amount of airline miles you earn whether its flying, staying in a hotel, renting a car or using a credit card. In this post, we’ll share some of the best Delta Credit Cards and best reward Credit Cards to use when you book a Delta…

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Double Elevate Points With Virgin America Elevate Points

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For a limited time Virgin America Elevate members can earn double points on flight booked. But you must register first and then fly during the designated promotion period. Even if you don’t think you’ll take a flight between now and the promotion period with Virgin America, I’d suggest registering because you never know when your…

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Bonus 500 Airline Miles From Rocketmiles With Quiz

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Here’s a quick way to earn a bonus 500 airline miles on hotel bookings. Simply take a quick quiz from Rocketmiles and earn a 500 mile bonus on top of the miles you already earn with Rocketmiles bookings. Plus, if you are a new user, you can earn a 1,000 bonus just for signing up…

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Amazing JetBlue Sale: 32 Routes $32 One Way From NYC

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JetBlue is offering $32 fares one-way from the three New York City area airports (JFK, LGA, and EWR) – but only until 4pm Eastern today. There are some great transcontinental destinations – JFK to BUR, JFK to LAX, JFK to SFO, as well as international destinations such as JFK to  Barbados and JFK to Nassau.…

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US Airways First Class Review A321

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Regular readers know we here at Points, Miles & Martinis usually fly Delta Airlines when possible, both for convenience, inflight experience and for reliability. So it was a departure from the norm when we decided to book 5 US Airways First Class awards on the same flight to the west coast on a recent ski…

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Delta First Class Breakfast Burrito

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Good morning all you Delta Flyers out there. And a good morning to all you Delta haters as well. It’s another day, and if you have another flight on the books, that may mean there is another Delta breakfast option to melt your mouth. In the past, we’ve shared Delta’s First Class Lox Croissant Breakfast, Delta’s First Class Omelette, another…

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Earn Up To 3,500 British Airways Avios with Hilton

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Looking for an easy way to earn 3,500 bonus British Airways Avios? Hilton Hhonors has partnered with British Airways to offer this exclusive offer with Hilton Hhonors members can earn these bonus points on upcoming stays in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Earn Up To 3,500 British Airways Avios with Hilton   Promotion Details…

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Did You Win Delta Silver Status Through Our Giveaway?

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We decided to give Points, Miles & Martinis readers a chance to enter and possibly win the 1 Delta Silver Medallion status we ran a contest to give away. Read below to learn who won the Delta Silver Medallion status. Delta’s Choice Benefit allows Delta Platinum members and Delta Diamond members to select gifts each year from…

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Deal Alert: Las Vegas- Philadelphia for $79 Each Way

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Per Dan’s Deals, you can fly between Las Vegas and Philadelphia for only $79 each way throughout February in either direction. United is matching this deal as well, but you’ll have to connect on them and the cost comes to around $85 if you were to choose United. You can book these flights on the…

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Southwest Airlines Ordered To Pay $1.6 Million Fine For January 2014 Tarmac Delays

On January 2 and 3, 2014, Southwest Airlines had 16 flights on the ground at Chicago’s Midway (MDW) airport that kept hundreds of passengers locked inside planes on the tarmac for more than 3 hours after landing at MDW. This earned Southwest airlines a record $1.6 million dollar civil fine by the Department of Transportation…

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When Delta’s $600 Bump Isn’t Enough

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The “bump” in airline frequent flyer speak means free money. If a flight is oversold, they voluntarily “bump” flyers from the flight in exchange for flight vouchers good for future flights. Some people book flights just for the prospect of getting a “bump” from a flight. When Delta’s $600 Bump Isn’t Enough On this particular…

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