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Strong Winds Are Forcing Many Virgin America Transcons to Divert for Fuel

Airlines have been battling some exceptionally strong winds recently. While this has led to transatlantic flight speed records being broken time and again going from west to east, there’s also a … Read entire article »

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Alaska Ends Voluntary Point Transfers From Virgin America, All Points to Be Converted by February 8

The time has come for the Virgin America Elevate program to completely become a thing of the past. As Alaska’s acquisition of Virgin America comes to a close — they’re … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, The Points Guy

Excellent Virgin America Transcontinental Award Space at 25,000 Miles One-Way

One of the general rules of airline miles is that your miles can usually go further using miles on partner airlines than on the airline itself. And this is especially … Read entire article »

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See the First Airbus in Alaska Airlines Colors

On Alaska Airline’s Boeing 737s, just behind the nose, you can read the words “Proudly All Boeing.” For years, the Seattle-based airline has touted its commitment to the American aircraft … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, The Points Guy

Flying While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

The birth of a baby last week on an Air France flight — and in first class, no less! — reminds us that it may be a rare event, but … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Lufthansa, Southwest, The Points Guy, Virgin Atlantic

Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America

Disclaimer: Alaska wants its employees to be the first to see the new uniforms, so photos of the custom-made garments have yet to be released to the media. We will … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, The Points Guy

Discontinued Credit Cards: Why or Why Not Stick With Them

Just as issuers launch new credit cards on a regular basis — like the Chase Sapphire Reserve, which came into being back in 2016 — financial institutions also discontinue credit cards … Read entire article »

Filed under: Hilton, The Points Guy, United Airlines

Virgin America No Longer Exists

As of Thursday morning, Virgin America as an independent airline no longer exists. Yes, you might still see its red and white tail flying through the skies or sitting at … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, The Points Guy