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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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Is This The Final Step in the American/US Airways Merger?

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Today marks one of the final stages in the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Today, American Airlines today received a single operating certificate from the FAA for American and US Airways, marking one of the final steps in the integration of the two airlines. Per the American Airlines announcement, The FAA’s approval for…

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AAdvantage And Dividend Miles Accounts Merged; Now What?

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Your American Airlines AAdvantage account and your US Airways Dividend miles accounts are merged together; now what? AAdvantage And Dividend Miles Accounts Merged; Now What? Check your inbox for an email that has all your information, with the subject line, Your loyalty accounts are combined. This email includes our combined account balances for: Award miles Million…

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American Airlines App Updates

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i love being able to use an airline mobile app to book flights, see reservations, and of course view the miles pile up each week. So when an airline updates their app we usually check to see if there are any cool enhancements. This week American Airlines has updated their app with a few changes.…

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Update on America/US Airways Mergers: Accounts Combined

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As the American Airlines and US Airways merger continues, the next step has started in which the airlines have begun combining their loyalty programs. American emailed their AAdvantage members an update this morning detailing what you can expect. I then decided to login into my account and sure enough my American and US Airways accounts…

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US Airways First Class Review A321

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Regular readers know we here at Points, Miles & Martinis usually fly Delta Airlines when possible, both for convenience, inflight experience and for reliability. So it was a departure from the norm when we decided to book 5 US Airways First Class awards on the same flight to the west coast on a recent ski…

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Deal Alert: Las Vegas- Philadelphia for $79 Each Way

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Per Dan’s Deals, you can fly between Las Vegas and Philadelphia for only $79 each way throughout February in either direction. United is matching this deal as well, but you’ll have to connect on them and the cost comes to around $85 if you were to choose United. You can book these flights on the…

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Winter Storm Frona Bringing Travel Nightmares To NE?

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As reported by the Weather Channel, Winter Storm Frona is set to bring travel havoc to the Northeast through this weekend! If you are traveling home this weekend, as I’m sure many are coming off their New Years trips; you may want to call ahead to see if your flight has been impacted by the…

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Limited Time 50,000 US Airways Bonus From Premier World MasterCard

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The US Airways® Premier World MasterCard® offers 50,000 bonus miles after your first purchase. They also have another new benefit. Here’s a look at the benefits of the card. Key Link: US Airways® Premier World MasterCard® Limited Time 50,000 US Airways Bonus Benefits Of The Card 1) First checked bag free on eligible bags for you and up…

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US Airways Plane Diverts to Rome After Entire Crew Gets Sick

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A US Airways Airbus A330 Philadelphia bound plane from Israel diverted to Rome, Italy after all ten flight attendants and four pilots started suffering from red eyes and nausea.   Per NBC News, Two passengers and 14 crew members were given medical treatment after a U.S. Airways flight to Philadelphia from Israel made an emergency landing…

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Is US Airways First Class Underrated?

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Almost half of our close extended family just got off a US Airways First Class flight. For some, it was their first, First Class flight (Baby Weekly Flyer), for others, it was their first US Airways First Class flight (Toddler Weekly Flyer). For me, it was a long over due return to US Airways First Class.…

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No Pre-Board For Families With Small Children On US Airways?!

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We are just back from a great trip with the family, a little pre-Thanksgiving getaway and flew US Airways with Toddler WeeklyFlyer (2.5 yrs) and new addition, Baby WeeklyFlyer (3.5 months.) We usually don’t fly US Airways but, on this occasion the miles ratios worked out and so off we were on our first flight…

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US Airways: Earn 20% Bonus Miles When You Convert Your Marriott Rewards Through Oct 31st

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From now through October 31, 2014, you can earn more miles toward your next trip with a 20% bonus on conversions into US Airways miles. Simply convert your Marriott Rewards points into Dividend Miles and you will earn a 20% bonus! How To Get 20% Bonus Converting Marriott Rewards Go here to convert to airline…

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4x US Airways Miles Promotion When You Book With Hertz

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You can earn 4x the miles and save up to 35% on Hertz rentals through December 31, 2014. The amount of miles earned depends on the amount of days the car is rented. How To Get 4X US Airways Miles Use the following to book and include your Dividend Miles number: Book your rental with…

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Last Call – 100% Bonus On US Airways Purchased Miles

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The 100% bonus offer on US Airways purchased miles is back. This will likely be the last one as the integration between American Airlines and US Airways will be completed this fall. I’ve talked about how you can use this offer to purchase enough miles for an award to Europe or South America in Business Class…

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Expert Flyer Adds US Airways Awards And Upgrade Inventory

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The Folks over at Expert Flyer recently announced they’ve added the ability to search for US Airways award and upgrade inventory. This is good news when the trend with other airlines, notably Delta, continues to see less visibility to data that can help customers. I must have missed their blog post earlier last week, because…

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JetBlue Emergency Landing Due To Engine Trouble and Passenger Takes Selfie

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One of the many unanswered questions surrounding JetBlue Flight 1416 from LGB to AUS that was forced to make an emergency landing back at Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a blown engine filled the cabin with smoke was the question of let’s take a selfie? After the 147 passengers evacuated the plane on emergency…

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It’s Not About The Journey – It’s About The Destination

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So last week I decided I would to go to Venice, Italy for a couple of days this week.  I used 60,000 US Airways Dividend Miles from the US Airways Premier World MasterCard, $53 in taxes and fees, $75 quick ticketing fee and a $50 award processing fee.  This is what I got: And shortly…

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