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United Extending Premier Status, Reducing Requirements

Following Delta’s news of Delta Extending 2020 Medallion Status, United has now announced a similar move, where the airline will be extending 2020 Premier Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2022. United will also be extending United Club memberships, Economy Plus, United Wi-Fi and checked bags by six months. Additionally, United will be…

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Delta Extending Medallion Status, Sky Club Memberships and More

Delta has announced they’ll be extending 2020 Medallion Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel across the world. Additionally, Delta will be extending Sky Club memberships, companion certificates, Sky Club guest passes, drink vouchers and more. Delta will be rolling over all Medallion…

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32 Delta Pilots Tested Positive for COVID-19, Advised Not To Tell Anyone

Delta Air Lines has closed their Aircrew Training Center (DATC) in Atlanta which is used for pilot training, as a result of COVID-19. It’s being reported that some 32 Delta pilots have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, many others are experiencing symptoms but haven’t been tested yet, so the actual number could be significantly higher.…

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Earn Up To 150,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, where you can earn up to 150,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d…

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Will Delta Medallion Upgrade Policy Change?

Delta Air Lines is considering making significant changes to their Medallion Upgrade policy given the the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has already announced Reduced Inflight Service on All Flights, which includes only bottled water and a snack onboard, as well as closing most Delta SkyClubs. The latest change that could be forthcoming is changes to…

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Delta Reduces Inflight Service on All Flights

Following Southwest Airlines: No Inflight Service on All Flights and American Airlines Reduces Inflight Service on All Flights, Delta is next to announce their latest inflight changes which went into place today March 25, 2020. Delta will be slashing all alcohol and soda onboard their flights, leaving only bottled water for all passengers onboard all flights…

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American Airlines Reduces Inflight Service on All Flights

Following Southwest Airlines: No Inflight Service on All Flights, American Airlines has announced they’ll reducing inflight service onboard all their flights effective Friday March 27, 2020. The airline will be making significant changes broken down by flights either under/over 2,200 miles for the changes. Per American Airlines, For all flights shorter than 2,200 miles (typically…

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Southwest Airlines: No Inflight Service on All Flights

Southwest Airlines has announced they’ll be discontinuing service onboard all their flights effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This follows their earlier announcement last week on them removing service on flights under 250 miles. The airline is doing all it can to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and they feel it’s safest for both their flight…

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Delta Extending Upgrade Certificates, Companion Certificates and More

Delta announced some positive news for SkyMiles and Medallion members, as they’ll be extending regional and global upgrade certificates, companion certificates and more as a result of COVID-19. For anyone who had any of these that were set to expire prior to June 30, 2020, they’ll now be extended until December 31, 2020, and the…

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Southwest Announces New Service to Mexico in the Fall

Not the best timing giving the COVID-19 pandemic, however Southwest Airlines has released their latest flight schedule. Southwest Airlines is now open for booking through the end of October, and they plan to add several new routes including to Mexico. Anyways, Southwest will offer twice-daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos* and once-daily…

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U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally

U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally The Department of State has officially advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the Coronavirus. If you are abroad, you should think about your plans as it is likely that international flights will soon be canceled or very limited upon this news. Read below for…

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Southwest Airlines: Only Serving Canned Water Onboard

Southwest Airlines has announced they’re taking drastic measures with their inflight service as they’ll be ending any sort of service on flights under 250 miles. For longer flights, they will offer just canned water and a snack. No more sodas, beer, wines, drinks, or even ice. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines has temporarily suspended beverage/snack…

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American Airlines Slashes Capacity Due to Coronavirus

American Airlines announced they’re slashing capacity due to coronavirus. The airline plans for an immediate 75% reduction on all international flight now through May 6th, while keeping one daily flight from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to London (LHR), one flight daily from Miami (MIA) to LHR and three flights per week from DFW to Tokyo (NRT). On…

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Southwest Airlines A-List and A-List Preferred Updates

Southwest Airlines has announced they’re making some positive changes for A-List and A-List Preferred members. Starting March 12, Southwest is now allowing those A-List and A-List Preferred members who have travel companions booked on the same reservation will all be allowed to board together. Per Southwest Airlines, We know getting more time with the people…

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Word of Hyatt & AAdvantage Elite Tier Status Challenge

Last year, we shared how World of Hyatt and American Airlines 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. Part of this partnership includes elite tier status challenges for members of both programs. Starting today, eligible World of Hyatt elite…

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Alaska Airlines 50% Elite Qualifying Mileage Plan Bonus Promotion

Alaska Airlines has launched their latest promotion where Mileage Plan members can earn a 50% elite qualifying bonus on all flights flown between March 7 and April 11, 2020. The great news is this applies to both existing and new reservations. All airlines are taking quite the hit due to the COVID-19 situation including Alaska…

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