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Woman Uses Air Vent to Dry Her Underwear Mid-Flight

When it come to passenger shaming, we try our best to leave these stories to former flight attendant Shawn Kathleen. But this bizarre incident on board an Ural Airlines flight is one … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy

Alaska Airlines May Add Lie Flat First Class Seats for Cross Country Flights

Virgin America offers padded leather recliner chairs in first class with foot rests and 55 inches seat back to seat back. That's incredibly generous for most domestic routes. American … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Priority Pass Limits Access To Two “Lounges” To Outbound Flights Only

Portland Airport probably has the most generous Priority Pass setup of any airport in the US. Specifically, lately we’ve seen a trend where Priority Pass added airport bars & restaurants … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time

United Details First Boeing 737 MAX 9 Routes

United Airlines just announced the schedule for the first flights of the newest member of its fleet: The Boeing 737 MAX 9. The airline plans to add 10 example of the … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy, United Airlines

Buy Miles for Just 1.39 Cents Each Through the New LifeMiles Subscription Program

One of the most overlooked mileage programs is Avianca LifeMiles. With opportunities to book domestic United awards starting at just 7,500 miles and business class flights to Europe from 63,000 … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy

Marriott Improves Best Rate Guarantee

The major hotel chains put a lot of effort into getting you to book directly with them rather than through online travel agencies like Orbitz, Expedia, etc. That’s because hotels have to … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Marriott, One Mile at a Time

10 Things to Do When You Get Amex Platinum

Official Application Link: The Platinum Card from American Express (60,000-point bonus offer) Since late March 2017, Amex has offered an increased sign-up bonus for its Platinum Card: 60,000 points after you spend … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Credit Cards, The Points Guy