Welcome to another edition of Overheard on the Plane. Big thanks to Kevin in New York who has contributed to Overheard for six weeks in a row, he definitely has the most entries in our current reader submission contest! If you haven’t yet, check out Say What? Overheard on the Plane Editions 1-10 and of course… Read full article

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Happy Friday everyone, in celebration of the weekend I’m giving away 500 AAdvantage miles if you can name the airport and terminal in the picture below.  All you need to do is leave your response in the comments section by 3:00 PM EST tomorrow (June 30th).  I’ll be using a random number generator to pick… Read full article

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Beginning January 1, 2013, Emirates will operate two daily A380s from JFK to Dubai, replacing the current second flight operated by a B777-300ER.  The flight schedules are already loaded and include the following departures, giving US based passengers both a morning and evening option: EK201 DXB JFK 0830 1350 EK202 JFK DXB 2300 2030+1 EK203… Read full article

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Here’s a link which will allow you to book rooms at the Radisson Lexington Hotel from $89-$99 (think Sundays and Mondays) in NYC and qualify for the Radisson Big Night Giveaway. If you plan on actually visiting Manhattan the link also includes a free upgrade, while it saves a trip to NJ for those of… Read full article

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I’m away again this week with some of my new colleagues and after two weeks together I’ve completely given up hope that they will ever get downstairs at our agreed upon meeting time.  Our first night we agreed to meet in the hotel lobby each morning at 830am ready to head to the office.  However,… Read full article

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The FAA today released a YouTube video displaying the NextGen precision approach that JetBlue flights into JFK will begin flying in July. What is NextGen? According to the FAA website “NextGen is the transformation of how airplanes traverse the sky. It affects all of us: from the pilots that fly the planes, the passengers who… Read full article

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I’m working in Toronto this week and noticed a special MasterCard Priceless Toronto offer that includes 15% off NYC fares and 10% off London fares for Air Canada bookings through June 30, 2012.   I registered for the promotion (I didn’t even have to enter my MasterCard #) and tested out the promo codes on US… Read full article

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Finding low level business class award seats on Delta is a rarity, finding Delta low level award seats to Europe during prime summer travel is almost impossible.  This weekend I received two Juicy Miles requests for tickets in July or August from New York to Paris in business class.  I accepted the challenge and begrudgingly… Read full article

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Welcome to another edition of Overheard on the Plane. Big thanks to Kevin in New York who has contributed to Overheard for five weeks in a row! If you haven’t yet, check out Say What? Overheard on the Plane Editions 1-9 and of course keep sending in your stories for future posts to adam@pointmetotheplane.com. Remember to… Read full article

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Starwood is running a special through August 3rd with rates at properties throughout Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam pricing at almost 50% off the standard rates.  I was able to find rates at the Le Meridien Bangkok (previously reviewed here) for under $90 USD per night in July and August and under $80 USD per night… Read full article

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American is offering 100 AAdvantage miles for installing their Summer Miles Challenge App .  Every bit counts… click here  for other overlooked ways to earn free AAdvantage miles.

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