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Let’s Help Out a Honeymooner Stranded by United.. My Advice Is Radically Different from Another Consumer Advocate.

United's flight schedule from Antigua has changed, and honeymooners have to stay in paradise an extra night. Their hotel wants $900. One consumer advocate says they should go to … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Airbus Celebrates 10 Years of the A380 — With Disingenuous Claims

Airbus released a video on Friday celebrating 10 years of their A380 program. The video was produced before Airbus announced a new higher-density economy configuration, or they conveniently ignore their … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Here’s How New Boeing Overhead Bins Will Make Boarding Faster and Flying Easier

Many flyers don't remember that before 9/11 passengers could take two carry on bags onboard. Generally passengers had a free allowance of three bags -- and those could be … Link to entire article »

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Can You Use the Global Entry Statement Credit You Get With Certain Cards for Someone Else’s Application?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Angie, commented: Daraius, since I already have Global Entry, can I use the Global Entry credit for this card to apply for someone else? Certain credit cards, such as … Link to entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets

How to Avoid Onboard Fistfights and Still Get the Seats You Want

A couple of weeks ago the New York Times carried a trend piece on arguments over seat swapping onboard. I suppose if desires to switch seats are a trend, it's a … Link to entire article »

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How Do I Use the Amex Platinum Airline Credit?

TPG reader Donald emailed me to ask “I just got the American Express Platinum card through CardMatch, but was wondering how to maximize the airline credit. Can I purchase tickets or … Link to entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Credit Cards, The Points Guy

Is TSA Precheck Better than the First Class Security Line?

TPG reader Cameron tweeted me to ask @thepointsguy – “If I have access to both the first class priority and TSA Precheck security lines, which is usually better?” I love TSA Precheck. … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy