Alaska Airlines Simplifies their Mileage Earning Charts
Feb17

Alaska Airlines Simplifies their Mileage Earning Charts

Redeemable Miles. Elite Miles. Qualifying Distance. Bonus Miles. First Class Bonus. 500 mile minimum. It can be very confusing to try and track just how many miles you’re going to earn from taking a flight on an airline. Delta has MQM and MQDs. United Airlines has PQP, PQM, PQC, PQS, fare based and non fare based miles. American Airlines uses EQM, EQD, Vouchers, Stickers, and more. Seriously, even the most seasoned travelers can’t...

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Alaska Air offers a 10,000 Mile Guarantee on International Flights
Feb16

Alaska Air offers a 10,000 Mile Guarantee on International Flights

Alaska Airlines has one of the most diverse partnerships in the industry today. Their international partners cover all the major alliances of SkyTeam, OneWorld, and the Star Alliance. As one of the only airlines that still awards 1 mile for every mile flown on their own flights, one area where this wasn’t always the case was with their international partners. Starting on March 1st, 2020, anytime you fly one of Alaska Air’s...

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Bessie Coleman – The First African American Female Aviator
Feb15

Bessie Coleman – The First African American Female Aviator

Welcome to February, Black History Month, the month that we celebrate the accomplishments and feats of African Americans. Diversity is the strength of the United States, and Bessie Coleman is a prime example of what makes America, and American Aviation, so great. Who was Bessie Coleman? Born January 26, 1892 to a sharecropper family in Texas, Bessie worked in the cotton fields while studying in school. Mind you, this was a segregated...

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Man Punches Woman’s Seat Because She Reclined
Feb13

Man Punches Woman’s Seat Because She Reclined

When it comes to the recline vs no-recline debate, things often get a bit…contentious. However, this takes it to another level. The Incident Wendi Williams (no, not that one), was traveling from New Orleans to Charlotte on American Airlines flight 4392. The flight was operated on an Embraer ERJ-175 – a regional commuter jet. Wendi was seated in seat 20D, one row from the back of the aircraft. According to Wendi, she wanted...

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Alaska Airlines partners with American Airlines to Join the OneWorld Alliance!
Feb13

Alaska Airlines partners with American Airlines to Join the OneWorld Alliance!

Well – this certainly came as a shock to those of us waking up on the West Coast today. In what came out of nowhere, Alaska Airlines just announced that they are partnering with American Airlines and joining the OneWorld Alliance. World Class Partnership Back in November of 2018, we first hinted on this, that Alaska Airlines might be looking to join the OneWorld Alliance, but nothing really came of it. The rumor came, the rumor...

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Air New Zealand Valentine’s Day Sale, 25% off Premium Flights
Feb12

Air New Zealand Valentine’s Day Sale, 25% off Premium Flights

If you’re feeling in an exceptionally giving mood this valentines day, how about taking that special someone to London, Australia, New Zealand, or the Cook Islands? Award seats are often hard to come by to the South Pacific, so finding a deal or a cash ticket is often the best way to go. From February 12-14th, when you book two seats on Air New Zealand in either their Premium Economy Class or their Business Class cabin,...

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Hyatt Awesome Winter and Spring Promotion – Double Points and More
Feb11

Hyatt Awesome Winter and Spring Promotion – Double Points and More

Hyatt is out with their Winter/Spring promotion, and it doesn’t disappoint. They’re opening up the flood gates with 2x bonus points on all stays and a 1,500 point bonus per stay if you hold the World of Hyatt card. Details below. Promotion Details The Hyatt Promotion is quite simple, and laid out in basic terms: All Members: Register to earn 2X points everywhere, starting with your second qualifying stay from February 15...

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Raining Deals: British Airways Business Class to Asia from $1,350
Feb10

Raining Deals: British Airways Business Class to Asia from $1,350

It’s raining deals, hallelujiah. It’s raining deals, amen! Some days, you just can’t keep up with all the deals coming in. Today is one of those days, but we’re not upset. This time, British Airways is joining in on the fun, offering business class fares between Europe and Asia for under $1,400. The Deals British Airways is currently offering round trip business class fares between Spain and Shanghai starting...

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Wow: Europe to Australia and New Zealand in Business Class from $1,730
Feb10

Wow: Europe to Australia and New Zealand in Business Class from $1,730

Australia and New Zealand usually aren’t the cheapest or easiest places to get to on points. When something does pop up, the best advice is run, don’t walk. The Deals As Travel-Dealz points out, Swiss is currently offering a companion deal out of Amsterdam and there are some absolutely fantastic fares to be had. While there are over 20 cities available in this sale, the real gems are to Australia and New Zealand. Starting...

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Premium Economy Deal: $1,055 Round Trip US to Asia on Singapore Airlines
Feb10

Premium Economy Deal: $1,055 Round Trip US to Asia on Singapore Airlines

If you’re planning on visiting Asia, Singapore should be near the top of your list. It’s an incredible city, from its high-end cocktail bars to the ever popular hawker stalls, there’s truly something for everyone. Not only is it a great city, but it’s also a great jumping point for numerous destinations across southeast Asia. The only challenge is getting there from the US. Flights between the US and Singapore...

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