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Rumor: Southwest Airlines Massive Hawaii Expansion

Southwest Airlines is planning to launch several new flights to Hawaii as early as next month! Still a rumor, though I’d expect the airline to publicly announce in the coming days, the airline looks to add service from Los Angeles; Las Vegas; and Phoenix. Los Angeles is expected to get service to Honolulu; Maui; Kona; and Kauai. Phoenix…

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Marriott Bonvoy Free Night Awards and Points Expiration

Marriott Bonvoy announced two updates for members as a result of their response to the pandemic. The latest update includes free night awards will be extended until January 2022 as well as points expiration will be paused through March 2022. However, the extension of free night awards with an original expiration date prior to 2020…

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American Express Centurion Lounge Phoenix (PHX) Review

One of the newer Centurion Lounges is the one at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport which opened early last year. The lounge is located in Terminal 4 across from Gate B22 on the upper level, which is in the American Airlines concourse. If you’re flying Southwest Airlines, you can also access without having to exit security. The lounge is currently open daily…

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United Airlines Announces New International Destinations

United Airlines announced they’ll be launching service to three new international destinations later this year. Dubrovnik, Croatia will receive service from Newark Liberty International Airport; Athens, Greece will receive service from Washington Dulles International Airport; Reykjavik, Iceland will be launching from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. All these routes are a direct result of a shift in business to leisure…

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American Express Removing Centurion Lounge Guest Access

American Express plans on limiting access to its Centurion Lounges to cardholders only. Effective February 1, 2023 only cardholders of Platinum will receive complimentary access. Guests will be charged a fee of $50 per visit, however for those who spend $75,000 the prior year will be exempt from the guest fee. For context, American Express…

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Delta Cancelling 82 Flights Tomorrow Due to Pilot Staffing Issues

Deja Vu for the 3rd time: Delta Air Lines has cancelled nearly 100 flights this Easter weekend as the airline continues facing pilot staffing challenges. Additionally, we’ve seen a large amount of flights being severely delayed as well this weekend. We confirmed that flights are being cancelled due to pilot crews not being able to cover…

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Delta Air Lines 2022 Medallion Status Accelerators

Delta Air Lines has announced a very lucrative Medallion Status accelerator which will go into effect for all flights from April 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. You’ll earn a 50%-75% bonus of Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) on Delta flights. Additionally, for the rest of this year, all award…

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Southwest Airlines New Myrtle Beach Routes and Austin, TX Expansion

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington later this year. Southwest is launching flights to Myrtle Beach (MYR) starting on May 23, 2021, with nonstop service from Baltimore (BWI), Chicago (MDW), and Nashville (BNA); followed by…

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Delta’s New Inflight Service Launching April 14th

Delta will be expanding its inflight service offerings starting April 14th, as the airline attempts to start bringing back a pre-pandemic service. Delta will offer 7.5-ounce Coca-Cola mini cans of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Seagram’s Ginger Ale. The airline will also serve up premium, ready-to-drink, canned cocktails from Atlanta- based Tip Top Proper Cocktails…

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