AwardEx: A New Tool for Award Booking
Jun19

AwardEx: A New Tool for Award Booking

A new tool to search award space availability has launched, and we learned all about it on this weekend’s FTU in Minneapolis. Learn more here!

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Complimentary MVP Gold 75K on Alaska Airlines
Jun04

Complimentary MVP Gold 75K on Alaska Airlines

Ever dreamed of achieving Alaska Airlines top tier status without the effort? Check you Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan accounts and your emails to see whether you were given complimentary MVP Gold 75K status!

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This Airport will let you Board with more than 100ml in Carryon
May31

This Airport will let you Board with more than 100ml in Carryon

In Genoa, a beautiful city in the Northwest of Italy, not a lot of people are really concerned about terrorism. Nor should they be. In what’s probably one of the first places to somewhat relax the 100ml regulation on liquids allowed to be brought into the cabin, the Genoa Airport has decided to lift the restriction for one of their main locally produced staples. Pesto genovese. This comes at the same time other countries in the...

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United Airlines Accused Father of Groping His Child, Faces Lawsuit AGAIN
May25

United Airlines Accused Father of Groping His Child, Faces Lawsuit AGAIN

United Airlines sure doesn’t know how to get itself OUT of trouble, but it sure does know how to find it. In another example of flight attendants overreaching, United Airlines has issued an apology after a flight attendant called the police onto a flight because he thought a father had his hands just a little “too close” to his sons genitals. Henry Amador-Batten and husband Joel were landing in Raleigh-Durham from a...

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Double Miles on Aerolineas Argentinas’ Club Condor
May24

Double Miles on Aerolineas Argentinas’ Club Condor

Aerolineas Argentinas, the national flag carrier of Argentina, is offering perhaps their most generous promotion so far. This comes after the airline got pretty close to winning a few of the categories they were nominated for during the Freddie Awards. Any Aerolineas Plus members traveling between Buenos Aires and Miami or Buenos Aires and New York have the chance to get double the miles if they fly in Club Condor class –...

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Athens British Airways Galleries Lounge – Hold it in!
May24

Athens British Airways Galleries Lounge – Hold it in!

In a surprise move to no one, the BA Galleries lounge in Athens airport closed last year. It kept going on a downward spiral very, very fast. In addition to old, dirty, jaded and flat out humiliating furniture for a major airline, things didn’t really improve from then on. But one of the more surprising things about this lounge isn’t the disgustingly bad furniture or the horrible service. In fact, its lack of one basic...

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Begpacking – the latest trend in white privilege!
Apr12

Begpacking – the latest trend in white privilege!

In what seems to be the latest trend of travel white privilege run amok, apparently there has been an uptick of ‘begpacking’ around the world. For anyone who’s wondering – just like I was before I came across the term- a ‘begpacker’ is apparently mainly a traveler from a western country who decides to backpack, but since they don’t have a lot of funds to do so, they resort to begging. I learnt this after I ran into this LeMonde...

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Fly the UnFriendly Skies – United Drags Passenger Off Plane
Apr10

Fly the UnFriendly Skies – United Drags Passenger Off Plane

After a rather terrible PR coverage a few weeks ago, United went ahead and screwed up even more. News broke today that a passenger was forcibly removed from an overbooked flight causing outrage among the millions who have seen the videos. The issue came up after the airline, which is in the business of overselling their seats in hopes that they wouldn’t incur in any losses in case of last minute cancellations, found themselves in need...

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Business is an Adventure in Seattle
Mar27

Business is an Adventure in Seattle

As part of their events welcoming the new Virgin Atlantic route between London Heathrow and Seattle, Richard Branson will join a group of Seattleites in the latest installment of Business is an Adventure. The event, which will be live-streamed, will have Mimi Jung – from Seattle’s KING5 – as a moderator and will bring together Nadia Shouraboura, Founder and CEO of Hointer; Chase Jarvis, Founder and CEO of...

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Virgin Atlantic Seattle to London New Route
Mar27

Virgin Atlantic Seattle to London New Route

Virgin Atlantic’s new route London to Seattle started today, and we were there at SeaTac to see it all happen. Take a look!

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