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Earn Up To 105,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, where you can earn up to 105,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles through January 10, 2021. 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…

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Why Delta Shouldn’t Lower 2021 Medallion Qualifications

No, Delta SkyMiles update for 2021 didn’t get lost in the mail, in fact the airline has taken many steps to make earning status next year easier, plus they a “secret weapon” that neither American nor United offers. For context, American Airlines lowered requirements for next year by 20% and United Airlines has lowered Premier requirements roughly…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Santa Barbara and Fresno, CA

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet two new destinations next year. Santa Barbara and Fresno Yosemite International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 12th and 13th destination in California. Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines also grew in California by adding service to Palm Springs International…

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How Delta Should Enrich SkyMiles Medallion Program

We saw American Airlines announce American Airlines AAdvantage Elite Choice Rewards, as a way to reward Platinum Pro and Executive Platinum flyers who earn the status. It’s likely we’ll see Delta make some temporary additions to Choice Benefits for 2021, such as giving both Platinum and Diamond Medallions for those who qualify. As a result…

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American Airlines AAdvantage Elite Choice Rewards

American Airlines announced new Elite Choice Rewards for Platinum Pro and Executive Platinum members starting in 2021. Previously Executive Platinum members received four systemwide upgrades, however with these changes there’s now more flexibility in how elite members want to be rewarded. If you are currently an Executive Platinum member and prefer the systemwide upgrades, you…

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Delta Eliminates International Change Fees

Delta has announced more positive news for travelers in terms of permanent fee waivers. Effective immediately, Delta Air Lines is eliminating change fees on international flights that begin in North America. This news comes weeks after Delta Eliminates Change Fees on Domestic Flights as well as Delta Permanently Eliminates Award Redeposit Fees. Delta’s Flexibility Promise: No…

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Delta Cancelled 300+ Thanksgiving Day Flights Due to Pilot Staffing

Delta Air Lines has cancelled over 300 flights today on Thanksgiving Day so far as the airline is having massive pilot staffing challenges this week. Delta is being forced to cancel hundreds of flights due to not having enough pilots available. Earlier this week, Delta pilots agreed to a 5% reduction in guaranteed hours per month…

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American Airlines Eliminates International Change Fees

American Airlines has announced more positive news for travelers in terms of permanent fee waivers. Effective immediately, American Airlines is eliminating change fees on international flights that begin in North or South America. This news follows American’s earlier announcements of American Airlines Ends Change Fees on Most Tickets and American Airlines Eliminating Award Change Fees, and…

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Southwest Airlines Savannah and Sarasota Routes

Following, Southwest Airlines Announces Three More Destinations and Southwest Airlines Announces Sarasota, Florida earlier this month, we now hear more details about Southwest routes from both Savannah and Sarasota. Additionally, Southwest Airlines will be launching daily service between Long Beach and Honolulu starting March 11, 2021 as well as reinstating international service from Orange County/Santa Ana to both Los Cabos…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through March 30, 2021

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers by continuing to block middle seats onboard both mainline and connection carriers through March 30, 2021. This applies to Main Cabin, Comfort + and First Class cabins. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through January 6th, so this latest announcement extends…

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United Airlines 2022 Premier Status Earning Changes

Following gate lead of American Airlines Lowers 2021 Elite Status Requirements, United announced it would be lowering 2022 Premier Status qualifications for all members. United will make status easier through three main routes for next year. United Airline will be reducing Premier Qualifying Points (PQP) and Premier Qualifying Flights (PQF) thresholds next year. Next, United…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Sarasota, Florida

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet another new destination next year. Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 10th destination in Florida. Southwest will be joining Air Canada Rouge, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country and United Airlines who…

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United Airlines Brings Back JFK-LAX/SFO Service

United Airlines decision to leave New York’s John F. Kennedy International airport is one that the airline has regretted ever since leaving. It’s clear that business and leisure travelers coming to NYC, prefer flying into JFK than Newark, and the airline was losing corporate agreements as a result. Starting in February 2021, United Airlines will…

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American Airlines Eliminating Award Change Fees

American Airlines has announced some more positive news for American AAdvantage members in terms of fee waivers. AAdvantage members will now be ale to book award ticket through all of American Airlines channels without any award service charges. Additionally, AAdvantage members will no longer be charged a reinstatement fee to have miles redeposited in their…

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United Airlines Adding 1,400 Flights to Thanksgiving Schedule

United Airlines announced they’ll be drastically increasing the number of flights to its schedule for the Thanksgiving holiday this year. United expects the week fo November 23rd to be its busiest since the pandemic began, and as a result plans to add 1,400 additional domestic flights that week to accommodate the increased bookings. United has…

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Chase 30% Transfer Bonus to British Airways Avios

Chase Ultimate Rewards is offering a 30% transfer bonus to British Airways Avios now through December 9, 2020. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,300 British Airways Avios per 1,000 Chase Ultimate points. You must be logged into your Chase Ultimate Rewards account to view this offer. British Airways offers great redemptions for short-haul flights on American…

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JetBlue Adds Additional Thanksgiving Flights

JetBlue announced they’re adding additional service to/from NYC around Thanksgiving as a result of greater demand than initially predicted. The airline has drastically cut flights the past months across its network with New York seeing a large majority of these reductions. We’ll be seeing several routes adding additional flights from NYC including Los Angeles and…

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