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US Airlines at War With Each Other Over Flights to Cuba

If you thought U.S. airlines would peacefully divide the rights for commercial flights to Cuba among themselves, think again. The Los Angeles Times has put together a summary of the accusations U.S. airlines are making against each other as they fight for the rights for these routes. These are some of those accusations: In Delta’s…

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Netflix Coming to the Skies Thanks to Virgin America’s Home Speed In-Flight Internet

It has been a few years now since WiFi was brought to planes. Although being able to access the internet from 38,000 feet is a minor miracle, there has always been one major complaint: speed. Accessing airplane WiFi brings back memories of dialing-up to modems back in the 1990s. Thanks to Virgin America, that is…

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Booking Unpublished Southwest Fare Results in Audit & “Illegal Itinerary” Cancelation

On January 27, 2014, Southwest Airlines took a leap forward by starting to sell tickets to international destinations.  Initially, Southwest flew to only 3 international destinations: Aruba, Bahamas, and Jamaica.  Now flying to 11 international destinations in 7 countries (plus San Juan, Puerto Rico), Southwest Airlines has started to become a viable option for US-based…

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Earn Thousands of Bonus Miles by Shopping Online for Back to School Supplies

Anyone who follows these blogs knows that using online shopping portals is a great way to accelerate your miles and points earnings, and rack up thousands of bonus miles for purchasing things that you were planning to purchase anyway. You can earn 2, 3, 4, or even up to 10 or more bonus miles per dollar…

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