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Appropriate Compensation For A False Hotel Fire Alarm?

Reader steven k asked the following question in the Ask Lucky forum: i was staying at a sheraton. at around 11:45 pm, i was awoken by fire alarm. all the guests … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time

What Cities Are Getting the Most New Airline Traffic — and Which are Shrinking the Most

Airline traffic is growing worldwide. As populations and economics grow, the need to keep them connected only gets stronger. And buoyed by low fuel prices, the economics of … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

What Makes A First Class Lounge Exceptional?

Earlier today I wrote about the opening of the much anticipated Etihad first class lounge. The lounge opening was delayed by over a year, so many of us have been anxiously … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Lufthansa, One Mile at a Time

The Future of Credit Card Rewards in the U.S. — More Like Europe and the Rest of the World

One of the controversial things I believe is that the economics of credit cards in the US will change drastically in the coming years. New payment technologies will compete down credit … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Review: Hotel Americano, New York City

On a recent trip to New York City, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen had a chance to stay at one of Starwood’s latest member properties, Hotel Americano. Here’s his review. (All photos … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy

The Single Worst Mistake You Can Make When Flying Southwest

On a recent trip to Las Vegas, I chose to fly Southwest’s new Newark (EWR) to Las Vegas (LAS) route. I’ve flown Southwest a few times in the past so … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Southwest, The Points Guy

Aeromexico Subtly Takes Aim At Donald Trump In Latest Ad

Aeromexico recently unveiled a brilliant ad, which I just saw for the first time. It’s called “Fronteras” (“borders” in Spanish), and is brilliant. The fact that it’s an Aeromexico ad isn’t … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time