Earn Double Alaska Airlines Miles on El Al
Oct14

Earn Double Alaska Airlines Miles on El Al

Not that long ago, Alaska Airlines added their latest partner El Al, where we will now be able to earn miles when we fly the Israeli airline and credit to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. Yes, you guessed it, still no word on when we will be able to redeem our miles to fly on El Al, though. Double the Miles The good news is, as of tomorrow October 15th, that you will be able to earn double the miles whenever flying this partner and...

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Hey United Airlines! You’re Drunk, Please, Just Stop.
Oct12

Hey United Airlines! You’re Drunk, Please, Just Stop.

When you’re driving down the road and you see a car accident, let’s all be honest, you slow down to look. We’re mesmerized by the accident, and even though often times it is gruesome and horrible, we stop, slow down, and look. That seems to be what’s going on here at United Airlines with their new launch of Premier Status and their Premier Upgrade “plan” for 2020. And I’m using the word plan...

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Woah: Delta to Buy 20% Stake in LATAM
Sep27

Woah: Delta to Buy 20% Stake in LATAM

Well this was certainly unexpected. Yesterday, Delta announced plans to take a 20% stake in Latin American carrier, LATAM. There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s dive right in. The Deal Delta announced that they will be buying a 20% stake in LATAM for $1.9 billion. The purchase will be funded using a combination of new debt and available cash. Delta also plans to invest an additional $350 million to “support the...

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Thomas Cook goes Bust, Enters Liquidation, Strands Passengers
Sep22

Thomas Cook goes Bust, Enters Liquidation, Strands Passengers

Thomas Cook, the UK’s largest holiday provider, went belly up last night. They’ve entered liquidation and it could spell disaster for 150,000 holiday goers.

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Are Delta Agents Empowered to Lie on the Phones?
Sep07

Are Delta Agents Empowered to Lie on the Phones?

Companies make most information available on their websites for you to do your research on your own without calling the phone agents. When you can’t find what you need however, you should be a able to dial in to your trusty customer service representatives to get an answer. Twice yesterday I called into Delta to have them help me with something and was blatantly lied to. This isn’t the first time this has happened nor will...

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Surprise: ANA Unveils New 777 First Class and Business Class
Jul11

Surprise: ANA Unveils New 777 First Class and Business Class

Well this is a pleasant surprise to wake up to. While most of us are still nursing our way through our morning coffee, ANA decided to go big. This morning, ANA announced they will be offering a new first class and business class seat on their 777-300 ER planes. I’m not even sure calling it a surprise gives ANA enough credit though. This is a mic drop. New First Class – “The Suite” ANA describes their new first class suite as the...

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DOT: Airlines Must Let Passengers With Allergies Board Early
Jun21

DOT: Airlines Must Let Passengers With Allergies Board Early

Air travel can be a stressful event, especially for those with children. For the most part, the experience is out of our control. From the moment you get to the airport, you’re at the mercy of everything around you. You have to follow strict baggage policies, check-in procedures, and airport security. Even after you’ve made it through security, the stress doesn’t end there. Once you get through security, you’re stuck waiting in a...

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Is Emirates Hurting Their Brand With “Basic” Business Class?
Jun16

Is Emirates Hurting Their Brand With “Basic” Business Class?

Emirates recently introduced their “Special” Business Class fare. Will this basic economy version of business class will help or hurt their brand?

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Alaska Airlines’ Newest Partner, El Al Israel Airlines
May10

Alaska Airlines’ Newest Partner, El Al Israel Airlines

In a shocking announcement, Alaska Airlines just announced their newest partner to the Mileage Plan family… El Al Israel Airlines! As of July 1, 2019, it will be possible to earn miles on El Al Airlines with Alaska’s Mileage Plan.  Immerse yourself in Israel’s vibrant culture. With EL AL Israel Airlines as our newest Global Partner, experiencing Israel’s sacred landmarks, sun-drenched beaches, and superb nightlife...

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British Airways Avios Devalues their Partner Award Pricing
Apr29

British Airways Avios Devalues their Partner Award Pricing

All good things must come to an end? In an email this morning, British Airways mentioned that they will be changing the amount of Avios it requires to book with their partner airlines. You have until May 30th to book these flights before the new pricing takes affect. For years, the British Airways Avios mileage program has been a sweet spot of the industry. As one of the easiest mileage programs to accumulate miles through credit card...

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