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Southwest Flights Bookable through 2019; Adds Additional Routes

Southwest Airlines announced they’ve extended its bookable flight schedule through Jan. 5, 2020. Additionally, they’re adding a few new routes across the U.S. as well as bringing back some returning service on some popular routes. New and Returning Service Beginning Nov. 3, 2019, Southwest will add daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington and Greenville-Spartanburg. This route was…

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Aeromexico Passenger Dies Trying to Smuggle Cocaine

If you’re been thinking of smuggling to another country, it might not be the best idea. An Aeromexico passenger died onboard one of their flights headed from Mexico City to Tokyo after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine. The passenger boarded the plane, however once inflight, flight attendants reported that he had died and requested an…

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Hyatt Expanding Asia Pacific Presence with 21 New Hotels

Hyatt announced that they have major plans to expand their luxury brands within the Asia Pacific region by 2020. They are planning to open 21 new hotels between the following brands: Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz, and Alila. This news follows the recent addition as Hyatt announced they’d be acquiring Two Roads Hospitality, which is composed…

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Wyndham Status Match and Challenge Offer

Wyndham Rewards offers a generous hotel status match and challenge for members of many of their competitor hotel programs. They will mach status from Marriott Rewards, Hilton Honors, Choice Privileges, Hyatt, IHG, Radisson Rewards, Best Western, and Omni Select Guest. To get started head over to Wyndham Rewards status match page, where you can sign…

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Deal: BLADE Helicopter Rides for $70 to JFK, LGA, EWR

BLADE recently announced they’ll be offering continuous helicopter flights between BLADE Lounge West and John F. Kennedy Int’l. Airport (“JFK”) every weekday between 7am to 7pm in both directions. Looking at the schedule it seems that they have between 1-2 flights each hour throughout the day. They’ve now expanded their continuous service from Manhattan to…

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Delta Medallion Status Challenge, Tipping $20 at Bellagio Check-In

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 Air Lines continues to take on Alaska Airlines in Seattle, and are offering a special Delta Air Lines Status Match Challenge for those who have elite…

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New Delta Silver Medallion Benefits for Virgin Atlantic

Delta has mad a positive change for Silver Medallion members flying Virgin Atlantic as of this week. Silvers will now join Gold, Platinum and Diamond Medallions and receive both priority check-In and priority boarding on Virgin Atlantic flights. However, Gold, Platinum and Diamond Medallions still receive priority security, lounge access, priority baggage handling, and Diamonds…

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Hilton Gold or Diamond Status Challenge, Delta Boston Expansion

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. Hilton Honors has extended their status match program through March 2021. You can match to Hilton Honors Gold and complete 4 stays in 90 days to keep…

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