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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 … Read entire article »

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Fact-Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

If you’ve flown on an American Airlines flight in the last few months, you’ve no doubt heard the credit card pitch. While sometimes this pitch is made shortly after takeoff, … Read entire article »

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

Good Idea, Some Kinks: Delta’s New Asanda Spa at the Atlanta Airport

En route from Chicago to São Paulo, Brazil, with a three-hour layover in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), I decided to stop by Delta’s newly-minted Asanda Spa Lounge, located … Read entire article »

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I Have So Many Questions About This Lagos Airport Robbery…

This story is bizarre on so many levels. GhanaWeb has the story of how an Africa World Airways pilot unleashed gas to foil an armed robbery attempt by thieves at … Read entire article »

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Adventures In Calling TAAG Angola

For those who love my stories about airline call centers — pour a glass of somethin’ and pull up a chair, because this one is a doozy. As you may recall, … Read entire article »

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Get Ready to Pay More for Alcohol on Southwest Flights

Bad news for nervous flyers, along with flyers that like to relax with an on-board drink and thirsty Raiders fans. According to an internal memo just released, Southwest’s alcoholic drink … Read entire article »

Filed under: Southwest, The Points Guy

Southwest Is Great, but Their Expiration Policy Is Not!

If you’re traveling domestically, it’s hard to beat Southwest.  They have a straightforward loyalty program, 2 free checked bags per person, no change or cancellation fees, and frequently have great fare sales.  And … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets, Southwest

Aseman Airlines ATR 72 Crashes In Iran, Killing 66 People

Details are just emerging of an Aseman Airlines ATR 72 having crashed in Iran, killing all 66 people on board. The plane crashed in southern Isfahan, into the Zagros mountains … Read entire article »

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