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Hyatt and American Airlines New Loyalty Partnership

World of Hyatt and American Airlines have announced plans for a new partnership, where members of both programs will be able to earn miles, points and status through a new loyalty relationship. Through this strategic collaboration, elite members in both program will have access to the following loyalty benefits: AAdvantage  In addition to World of Hyatt…

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135,000 Delta SkyMiles, More Expensive NYC Uber Rides, World of Hyatt Adds 57 New Hotels

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. Delta and American Express have increased sign-up offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American…

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Amazing Increased Sign-Up Offers for Delta Cards

Delta and American Express have increased sign-up offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express allowing you to earn 135,000 bonus Delta SkyMiles after completing the minimum spend requirements. You can earn 75,000 Delta SkyMiles and 5,000 Medallion Qualifying Miles after spending…

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Delta Discontinues Mileage Upgrade Awards

Delta has discontinued SkyMiles Mileage Upgrades on many markets including within the U.S. and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central and South America. These mileage awards used to book into the same fare class (OY/RY) fare class where Regional Upgrades would as well, meaning the inventory was the same. The biggest complaint with SkyMiles Mileage Upgrades, was…

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World of Hyatt Adds 57 More SLH Properties to Program

In late summer 2018, we wrote about Hyatt’s partnership with Small Luxury Hotels of the World(SLH).  With this partnership, World of Hyatt members have the ability to earn and redeem World of Hyatt points at participating SLH hotels when members book through Hyatt channels. Earlier this year, we received an update about the program’s expansion to…

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Redeeming British Airways Avios for Asia Flights

There are many amazing places around Asia to visit. A lot of cities are in locations that require flights to reach conveniently and in a reasonable time period. The oneworld alliance has three Asia partner airlines including Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines. As a member of the alliance, British Airways Avios can be…

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Redeeming British Airways Avios for Hawaii Flights

If you’re looking to use your credit card points or airline miles to get to Hawaii, you’ll want to check out using British Airways Avios, as they can be a great alternative to American Airlines AAdvantage miles. British Airways offers a distance based award chart for their partner airlines such as America Airlines. For flights…

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Upcoming Delta Fleet Changes, American Airlines Admirals Clubs Access, How to Earn $100 in Gift Cards

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. The airline industry is very competitive and must constantly evolve to win customers and be profitable. This includes refreshing existing aircraft and purchasing new planes with innovative…

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Are United’s Cabins Competitive Against American and Delta?

With so many options for air travel, airlines must constantly expand and improve their aircraft cabins. Over the years, many advances in design and technology have changed all parts of flying. United Polaris (Business Class): In mid-2016, United announced the introduction of United Polaris business cabin seats. The revolutionary seat featured direct aisle access for everyone…

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Delta’s 5 New Tokyo Haneda Flights They Want to Add

Delta is the latest airline to file an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation add new Tokyo-Haneda service. They’re looking to get in on the newly announced slots and have proposed the following new routes. They want to add service to Seattle (SEA), Detroit (DTW), Atlanta (ATL), and Portland (PDX)., as well as twice-daily…

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Upcoming Changes to Delta’s Aircraft Fleet for 2019 and 2020

The airline industry is very competitive and must constantly evolve to win customers and be profitable. This includes refreshing existing aircraft and purchasing new planes with innovative offerings. Aircraft manufacturers are always improving existing models and offer clean sheet designs to meet these demands. A220: Delta just recently started passenger service on February 7thwith their new…

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Flight Review: Delta One Business Class New York – San Francisco (SFO)

On a recent trip from  New York – San Francisco (SFO), I decided to use a Regional Upgrade certificate to confirm into the Delta One business class cabin. Surprisingly, my flight had upgrade space available at time of booking and I was instantly confirmed into 4C. This fight was operated by one of Delta’s 757-200ER aircraft,…

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