United Launching San Francisco to Tahiti Service! Award Availability Ehh

Good news (?) for those looking to redeem points / miles to Tahiti, United will be launching non-stop service from San Francisco (SFO) to Pape’ete (PPT), the capital of Tahiti, the South Pacific’s gateway to more than 118 islands in French Polynesia including Bora Bora, Moorea, the Marquesas and Raiatea beginning in October 2018 through March 28, 2019.…

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Ugly Xmas Sweaters Will Get You Early Boarding on Alaska, Virgin America, & Horizon

December 15th is National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, and Alaska is celebrating by giving passengers early boarding privileges if they wear their “festive sweaters” to the airport. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by flyers and employees alike across Alaska’s 115-city network and includes all Alaska, Virgin America and Horizon Air flights. Festive holiday-themed boarding music…

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Delta Raised $450M Last Week – Stake in WestJet & Purchase of Boeing/Airbus Single Aisle Jets?

Last week, Delta raised $450M on the debt market, sparking rumors about what the airline plans to do with the cash. The airline’s statement simply read the capital would be used for “general corporate purposes”. There’s of course the purchase of 75-100 single-aisle jets from Boeing or Airbus that CEO Ed Bastian told Business Insider…

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LGA Big Changes Today – Delta Kicks Out American & Relocates Shuttle, JetBlue & Alaska Take Over Marine Air Terminal

For a constant Delta Shuttle traveler from LGA, today is quite a sad day.  As of this morning, the Delta Shuttle now operates from Delta’s Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport, vacating the separate Marine Air Terminal (A) gates.  That terminal had easy access from the Grand Central Parkway and getting to the gate was a…

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Breaking: Marriott Signs Co-Brand Card Agreements w/ AmEx & Chase, 2 New Cards Coming!

Well, it seems Marriott is going the American Airlines route by maintaining both card partners post merger. AmEx will offer a new Marriott “super premium” consumer card as well as an enhanced small business card. Chase will offer their current “mass consumer” and premium consumer co-branded Marriott products. In addition, AmEx will continue to support…

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