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3,000 Free Miles When Enroll Ethiopian Airlines Loyalty Program

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Ethiopian Airlines is offering 3,000 bonus miles for new members to enroll in their ShebaMiles program before February 15th. See all ShebaMiles program’s partners here. 3,000 Free Miles When Enroll Ethiopian Airlines Loyalty Program  Enroll online from February 10-15, 2017 and you will earn 3,000 bonus miles. Terms and Conditions: New members shall enroll themselves online through the Ethiopian…

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Bids Are In: Multiple Airlines Apply For Service To Cuba

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Service to Cuba is expected to resume this year, allowing U.S. carriers to operate a total of 20 daily round-trip flights between the U.S. and Havana, and 10 daily round-trip flights to nine other Cuban cities with international airports. The deadline for airlines to bid on these slots is today. With that in mind, many…

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In First Class Would You Rather Sit Next To A Dog Or A Baby?

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I recently wrote a post about Faking Disabilities So Emotional Service Animals Can Fly With You. Well, on a recent flight, I had the opportunity to experience sitting with an emotional service animal first hand. As we were getting ready to board the flight, I noticed a large Labrador Retriever on a lease waiting to board next…

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Big Hole In Nose Of Plane After Lightning Strikes Midair

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An Icelandair flight to Denver was struck by lightning on Tuesday not long after taking off from Reykjavik, Iceland. As reported by The Daily Mail, “the Boeing 757 continued its 3,700-mile journey from Reykjavik, Iceland, to Denver, it wasn’t until the plane landed that passengers and crew were aware of a gaping hole in the…

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Southwest Canceling Flights As 128 737-700s Pulled From Service Due To Overdue Maintenance Checks

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Southwest Airlines canceled 80 flights on Tuesday, and expects to cancel more flights on Wednesday because of an overdue required maintenance check on the the standby hydraulic system of 128 737-700 aircraft. As of December 31, 2014 Southwest operated 665 Boeing 737s, and 447 of their 737s are the 700 series aircraft. Southwest Canceling Flights…

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Alaska Airlines Passenger Stung By Scorpion

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This takes the saying “bit by the travel bug” to a whole new meaning. On Saturday evening, as the Oregon State University Men’s College basketball team boarded Alaska Airlines flight 567 from Los Angeles to Oregon, an Alaska Airlines passenger was stung by a scorpion. Alaska Airlines Passenger Stung By Scorpion Alaska Airlines flight 567…

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When A Suitcase Falls From An Overhead Bin, Who’s At Fault?

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An Oregon man filed a $49,000 lawsuit against Southwest Airlines earlier this week for allowing another passenger’s oversized suitcase to fall from the overhead bin as another passenger and a Southwest Airlines flight attendant were trying to stow the suitcase on a flight in January 2013 from PDX to LAS. When A Suitcase Falls From…

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Deal Alert: DAL-LAS On Southwest For $59 Each Way In February

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Wanna get away?  Maybe take your sweetie to Las Vegas sometime in February from Dallas Love Field to Las Vegas?  Southwest Airlines has tons of seats on non-stop flights from DAL to LAS available on every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday in the month of February. DAL-LAS On Southwest For $59 Each Way On…

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First Look: New Delta Comfort+ On Delta 767

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Delta has recently announced their new premium economy class called Comfort+. The new premium economy class comes with perks like free alcoholic drinks, snacks, newly designed seats and extra legroom. These seats are being rolled out and I hadn’t seen them yet, until tonight. First Look: New Delta Comfort+ On Delta 767 As I boarded…

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Winter Weather Waivers Up For Last Minute Holiday Travel

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Wintery weather is forecasted in the MidWest over the next 24 hours, and rain, fog and low cloud ceilings are delaying flights in the MidAtlantic, leaving last minute holiday travelers with massive delays and cancellations.  According to, 563 flights have been cancelled today with another 7,529 delayed today in the United States.A number of…

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Earn 1500 Delta Miles When You Buy Bose QC20i Or QC20

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You can earn 1,500 Delta miles when you buy the Bose®QuietComfort® 20i headphones or choose the QC20 version for Androidâ„¢, Windows® and Blackberry® smartphones. Earn 1500 Delta Miles When You Buy Bose QC20i Or QC20 I personally have an older set (like 6-7 years) of the around-ear Quiet Comfort which I love but, are also falling apart. See here…

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American Airlines 60,000 Credit Card Offer (Targeted)

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It’s Cyber Monday but I found a nice little credit card offer for 60,000 American Airlines miles the old fashioned way, in snail mail. The offer is a lot like the current 50,000 bonus offer, except it provides an additional 10,000 American Airlines Advantage bonus miles after making a total of $5,000 in purchases within…

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Southwest Airlines Adding New Flights to Orange County in 2015

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Earlier this week the Orange County (California) Board of Supervisors allowed Southwest Airlines to add about 15 more flights out of John Wayne Airport (SNA) in 2015 which will raise the daily number of Southwest flights at the airport from 52 to 67 by the end of next year. No other airlines asked for additional…

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American Flights Bookable On Orbitz (Again)

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After a dust up last week between American Airlines and Orbitz, American airlines plans to return to selling fares through Orbitz. It was pretty clear that American was putting the squeeze on Orbitz for lower fees.Most telling is that their statement reads they no longer plan to pull Us airways fees from the booking site.…

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