Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives for November 2012.

Qatar to Launch Direct JFK – Athens Service

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO, announced in Athens yesterday that the airline intends to launch Doha-Athens-JFK / JFK-Athens-Doha flights in Spring 2013 using either B787 or A380 aircraft. The flights come at a time when both United and Olympic Airways have recently cancelled their direct JFK-ATH flights. Delta will continue operating the route using B767…

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AA Matching to Executive Platinum Status for Delta Diamond Members Again!

I wrote back in July about AA’s generous status match to Executive Platinum status for Delta Diamond members.  A few days after the post, readers started reporting that AA had stopped the match.  Well it appears it is back! Several readers are reporting success, most being matched in under 24 hours.  Check out the original…

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Annual World’s Best Airlines as per Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure has released their annual list of World’s Best Airlines. This year one US domestic airline has actually made the list, that honor going to Virgin America.  No huge surprises, though it seems that Asiana’s new cabins (including the addition of suites) have really helped their ranking.  I think Swiss and Turkish deserved a mention as well.…

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It’s Back! 25,000 SkyMiles for $41.95 with Vinesse Wine Club (while it lasts) …gone again

Tyler K has emailed once again with this great deal, 25,000 SkyMiles for $41.95 via Vinesse Wine Club.  Essentially, the web address to earn 5,000 SkyMiles for signing up for the wine delivery service needs to be changed to bring up the 25,000 mile offer. The last time this happened was in September when the deal (mistake?)…

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Travelocity Cyber Monday Sale – Up to 50% off Hotels + Additional 10% Off, Combinable with AMEX SYNC $50 off $250

Travelocity’s Black Friday deal continues into Cyber Monday with 50% off on hotel stays in New York, Florida, and Hawaii. A 3 night minimum stay is required to take advantage of the discount and you can apply code TURKEY10 for an additional 10% off the sale price. Combine this sale with the AMEX Sync promo…

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