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Passengers Who Take Carry On Bags During an Evacuation Shouldn’t Be Fined

Whenever there's an aircraft evacuation there are photos of passengers taking personal items out of the plane. Sometimes it's a purse or laptop bag from underneath their seat. … Read entire article »

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New Star Alliance Tools and Bonus Marriott Points

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news … Read entire article »

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American Will Start Charging for ViaSat Satellite Internet Next Month

ViaSat internet has been free. They've been working out kinks since the beginning. On the inaugural 737 MAX flight at the end of November ViaSat internet simply didn't … Read entire article »

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Woman Kicked Off Flight Because She Had Cramps From Her Period

Airlines don’t want passengers onboard who will spread disease or cause a diversion. Flight crew aren’t always best-positioned to judge this, but they’re in a position where they have to. … Read entire article »

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American May Remove Several Business Class Seats From Boeing 787-8 Aircraft

Dropping to 20 or 24 business class seats would make awards and upgrades super difficult on the aircraft (awards are nearly impossible now in business class as it is). … Read entire article »

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Great Singapore Airlines DEAL: Premium Economy

Through February 25 premium economy starts at $999 for US-Asia roundtrip and business class starts at $1999 for US-Europe roundtrip. You can travel May 1 through August 31 for business class, … Read entire article »

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Air Canada Just Introduced More Restrictive Basic Economy Fares

Air Canada has introduced ‘basic economy’ fares on domestic flights within Canada. The goal remains to discourage customers from buying the cheapest fares in hopes they pay more to avoid these … Read entire article »

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5 Over 50: Quick Ways to Boost Your Miles

There’s no easier way to earn a large amount of miles quickly than with a new credit card. Here are (5) with signup bonuses well worth getting a card … Read entire article »

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