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The 10 Worst Types of Passenger Seatmates

Depressed about the no notification American AAdvantage devaluation? While we ridiculously continue to wait for details on which partners are impacted by the newly imposed international fuel surcharges, here’s another Wednesday countdown. Today’s countdown comes from the Courier Mail and lists the 10 Worst Types of Passengers: People with uncontrollable kids (Parentus Slapdashii) Seat recliners (Reclinus Maximus) Smelly…

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“16 Simple Hacks to Make Flying Suck Less” from BuzzFeed

Reader Bryant from Hong Kong shares a list from BuzzFeed which includes “16 simple hacks to make flying suck less”. Now, if you’re a frequent flier and BoardingArea reader, I’d say most of these are pretty amateur. Additionally, I wouldn’t actually call any of these hacks…though I do like #2, #6 (very true), #11, and…

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Delta Status Match Special Link – Up to Platinum Status

Via a special targeted link, Delta is offering “preferred partners” up to a Platinum status match, no challenge required. Now, the offer is intended for new and existing corporate partners, but unfortunately I don’t know exactly which ones. You may want to google the largest companies in ATL, NYC, MSP, DTW, etc. The promotion is surely intended to attract corporate customer…

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Reminder – Final Weekend for Radisson Big Night Giveaway & Country Inn & Suites Stay 1Get 1 Promos

Just a reminder that this is the final weekend to score 94,000 Club Carlson points for stays at Radisson and Country Inn & Suites. See this post for complete details on the promos. In summary: Radisson’s Big Night Giveaway – The first 100,000 members who register at 12:01 AM CDT on May 15th will earn…

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A Flight Anywhere in the World in Under One Hour & Redeeming Miles on the Concorde

Can you imagine reaching any location on the planet in less than an hour? It may sound like something out of a science fiction novel but according to space.com the U.S. military hopes to have a hypersonic rocket jet with such capabilities in as little as four years.   The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency…

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