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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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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How To Tell You Are On Northwest Airlines Plane In First Class Seat

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Delta Airlines got approval to purchase Northwest Airlines in 2008. Since then they’ve gotten rid of a bunch of things I liked about Northwest including their Japan Award booking site, their award booking engine, cookies, and a number of other things. But you can still feel at home in an old Northwest Airlines plane if…

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JetBlue Two Day Sale: Fares From $64 For Tuesday And Wednesday Travel

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JetBlue revealed a two day sale – ticket on March 10th or March 11th – for travel March 24th thru May 27, 2015. The odd thing about the sale is that it is only good for JetBlue Tuesday and Wednesday travel.According to the Terms and Conditions: Fares include government taxes and fees. Book Mar. 10…

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LGA Flights Suspended After Delta MD-80 Skids Off Runway, Hits A Fence In Snowy Weather

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According to the FAA, New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) airport is closed until 6:59pm tonight due to an ‘AIRCRAFT INCIDENT’ this morning at 11:09am. LGA Flights Suspended After Delta MD-80 Skids Off Runway, Hits A Fence In Snowy Weather According to the New York Daily News: A plane landing at LaGuardia Airport skidded off a snowy…

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Enhancements: United Club’s New Food Sounds Exactly Like Delta Skyclub’s Old Food

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Yesterday United Airlines announced that it would be upgrading its United Club experience by focusing on hospitality, customer service, and “new and improved” complimentary food options focusing on variety, quality and freshness of the food served in the 49 United Clubs around the world. United Club’s New Food Sounds Exactly Like Delta Skyclub’s Old Food…

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Advanced Frequent Flyer Trivia: Guy Walks Onto Plane – Who Is He?

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Here’s a more advanced frequent flyer trivia question. One that frequent flyers will no doubtely know the answer but may stump the average traveler. I was surprised how easy it was to know the answer. So here we go. A guy walks on to a plane. Who is he? Here are some factoids to help…

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