Announcements

Get started by reading the FrequentFlyerPost's Primer on collecting miles and points.
Then take a look at the Booking Tips page for links to the top articles on award redemptions.

Latest from the blogosphere

Man Takes Off Pants, Drives Stolen Truck into Southwest Airlines 737

On Thursday night a man stole a pickup truck and drove it into the landing gear of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 in Omaha. The 35 year old parked a pickup … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Alaska Airlines Tries To Appeal To San Francisco In New Video

In April it was announced that Alaska would purchase Virgin America in a $2.6 billion deal. Most people seemed to agree that Alaska way overpaid for Virgin America, though as … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, One Mile at a Time

What to do if You — or the Person Next to You — is a Passenger of Size on the Plane

Last week, I came across this provocative article on Quora (“What it’s like to be that fat person sitting next to you on the plane”) and asked our very own Flight Attendant … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy

Is South African Airways On The Verge Of Liquidation?

I recently visited South Africa, and had the chance to fly South African Airways business class there — on the way out I flew from Frankfurt to Johannesburg, and on the … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time

Since You Have to Choose, Should You Be a Marriott Rewards or Ritz-Carlton Member?

With especially rich offers for both the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card and the Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card readers have been asking whether you can get a Ritz-Carlton card if … Link to entire article »

Filed under: View from the Wing

Turkish Airlines Announces Big Capacity Cuts

Turkish Airlines has been growing at an incredible speed for the past decade or so. They fly to more countries in the world than any other airline, and have managed to operate a similar business model … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time

Comedian T.J. Miller on Lost Baggage, Airport Hell and Checking His Shoes

T.J. Miller, better known as Erlich Bachman on the HBO hit series “Silicon Valley,” travels more than most actors; it’s woven into the stand-up comic life. Here, the quirky, cerebral … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy