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Southwest Airlines: Earn Double Tier Qualifying Points

Southwest Airlines has launched a new offer for Rapid Rewards members to earn double tier qualifying points toward A-List or A-List Preferred status now through November 30, 201. You’ll need to login to your Rapid Rewards and then you can register for the offer. Offer Details: Earn double tier qualifying points (TQPs*) toward A-List or A-List…

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Delta Extending Medallion Status through 2023

Delta has announced they’ll be extending 2021 Medallion Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2023. This is the second year that the airline is extending Medallion status for all members, as they did the same last year. Additionally, Delta will be rolling over all MQMs to 2022 to qualify for 2023 Medallion…

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Delta Air Lines Lifetime Diamond Medallion Status

Delta Air Lines has just launched lifetime Diamond Medallion status for Million Milers who have earned over 6 million Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs). Previously, the highest lifetime status you could earn was Platinum Medallion after 4 million MQMs. Million Milers can expect the following improvements: Members who reach 6 Million Miler Status and above will…

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Here’s What Delta Should Do for Platinum and Diamond Medallions

There’s been a lot of talk on what airlines should be doing for elite members or those trying to earn status. Delta introduced a lucrative bonus know as the 2022 Medallion Status Accelerators. The goal is to reward those passengers who are traveling with a 50% or 75% bonus on Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments…

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World of Hyatt and American AAdvantage Status Challenges

American Airlines and World of Hyatt have announced new status challenges for elite members who have linked their World of Hyatt and AAdvantage® accounts. This new offer launches today and you must register by register by September 30, 2021. World of Hyatt Discoverist, Explorist, and Globalist members can enroll in an American Airlines status challenge. Likewise, AAdvantage…

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Delta’s Extensive Hold Times for SkyMiles Medallions

As initially posted by View from the Wing, and live updates from this Flyertalk Thread, Delta Medallion members have and still are experiencing extensive phone wait times due to massive staffing shortage with Delta’s reservations sales teams. It’s not uncommon to call in Delta as a top tier Diamond or Platinum Medallion member and now…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Syracuse, NY; Expands Schedule

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet another new destination this year. Syracuse Hancock International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 6th destination in New York. Per Southwest, Southwest Airlines Co,  celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its first flights this month, has extended its bookable…

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American Express 25% Transfer Bonus to Hawaiian Airlines

American Express is offering a 25% transfer bonus to Hawaiian Airlines now through June 310, 2021. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,250 HawaiianMiles per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offer. Membership Rewards normally transfer to Hawaiian Airlines points at 1:1 ratio, meaning 1,000 Membership Rewards points…

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Southwest Airlines Updates Inflight Beverage Service

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be bringing back new inflight beverage options as they continue to restore a pre-pandemic inflight experience. Drink coupons with an expiration date of 2020 will be accepted through 12/31/21. Like many airlines, Southwest completely slashed inflight service over a year ago and has since slowly brought a few offerings, so it’s…

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Confirmed: Southwest Airlines Hawaii Expansion

Last week, we broke news that Rumor: Southwest Airlines Massive Hawaii Expansion, which Southwest would be launching Hawaii service from Los Angeles; Las Vegas; and Phoenix. Today, Southwest Airlines has officially confirmed the news, with new service launching as soon as June 6, 2021. Los Angeles (LAX)-Hawaii Service on Southwest Airlines from $129 one-way Honolulu,…

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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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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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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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