Can United Airlines really Destroy your Credit?
Oct21

Can United Airlines really Destroy your Credit?

Last week we broke the story about United Airlines’ attempt to enhance their customer’s take their clients to the cleaners. Clients who are heavy users of a technique called “hidden city ticketing” are being sent letters from United, demanding payments for the flights that they took in order to save money on flights. Stop reading now and go back and check out the original post first. It’ll give you a...

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Not even selling Heroin and Cocaine could keep Sears alive
Oct15

Not even selling Heroin and Cocaine could keep Sears alive

Sears has sold a lot of things in the 125 years that it’s been around, including cocaine! It’s going to take a lot of patience and ingenuity to get Sears back from the brink of death this time, however.

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United Airlines threatens Skiplagged clients with Collections
Oct13

United Airlines threatens Skiplagged clients with Collections

United has taken to threatening people with debt collection to try and get money back from Skiplagged, a site that uses loopholes to save fliers hundreds of dollars on flights.

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Why do we fart so much on planes?
Sep08

Why do we fart so much on planes?

As the old adage goes, he who smelt it, dealt it. The problem is that on most of the planes, there are dozens of people dealing it at the same time. Turns out there’s a real reason for it, and it’s not just the crummy airplane food. I’m sitting in a first class cabin on Alaska Airlines writing this right now and there’s a very common smell wafting around the cabin. You all know what it is. It’s poo gas! Someone is farting like a fiend...

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Emirates Flight to JFK Quarantined, Sick Passengers Hospitalized
Sep05

Emirates Flight to JFK Quarantined, Sick Passengers Hospitalized

An Emirates plane from Dubai to New York landed and was immediately quarantined as many passengers were reported as being ill. While Emirates reports on their twitter feed that only ten passengers were taken to the hospital, over 100, including crew members, were looked at for being sick. Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were taken ill. On arrival, as a precaution, they were...

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Post Malone’s private Gulfstream blows two tires, Emergency Landing imminent
Aug21

Post Malone’s private Gulfstream blows two tires, Emergency Landing imminent

UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW A Gulfstream 4 took off today from Teterboro airport bound for London’s Luton airport. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot radioed in stating that there was a problem with the tires. Turns out, they blew two of them. The rapper Post Malone is reported to be onboard after taking home an MTV music award last night. If you have no idea who Post Malone is, I’ll bet you heard his latest chart topper,...

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Can’t book a Marriott or SPG Hotel? Sadly, you’re not alone.
Aug19

Can’t book a Marriott or SPG Hotel? Sadly, you’re not alone.

Well, the day has finally come and gone. August 18th, a day that will live in infamy. It was the day that Marriott promised that all would be well in the world and we would be able to enjoy the “endless inspiration” that comes with a combined program. Your two programs would be merged into one, booking would be seamless across both sites, and peace and harmony would ring throughout the world. I call bullshit. Migration If...

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Alaska Airlines accused of discriminating against gay couple in flight
Jul31

Alaska Airlines accused of discriminating against gay couple in flight

Alaska airlines is in the hot seat today after a story came out regarding potential discrimination against a gay couple. LGBTQ activists are up in arms, but I think there’s a lot more to this story that is yet to be uncovered. David Cooley, owner of the gay bar The Abbey in West Hollywood, alleges that they were forced to move from their premium class seats together to the main cabin in order to make room for a heterosexual couple. He...

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Why the Iberia Avios Promotion was a win-win (for Iberia)
Jun26

Why the Iberia Avios Promotion was a win-win (for Iberia)

If you heard about last week’s Iberia Avios promotion and keep thinking it was way too good to be true, you are right. But for all the wrong reasons. Here’s why.

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It’s Official… RIP: The Plastic Merchant
Jun20

It’s Official… RIP: The Plastic Merchant

I’m calling it. Time of death… two weeks ago. The Plastic Merchant… is officially… dead. What is was The Plastic Merchant? Officially, The Plastic Merchant (TPM for short) was “a private gift card buying and selling platform built for and by point, miles, and arbitrage specialists.” In short, it was a place to sell your gift cards and get paid. You could often buy gift cards at a big discount and...

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