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United Confirms 3 New/Returning Transatlantic Routes: EWR-ATH, IAD-BCN, IAD-LIS


United this morning confirmed rumors that began on Friday of three new and returning transatlantic routes. The returning route will see a once daily 767-300ER on Newark-Athens beginning May 25th through October 5th. The flight will compete with Delta’s twice daily Athens service from JFK. Washington Dulles will see seasonal service to Barcelona (767-400ER) and Lisbon (757-200)…

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United Expands Their Bar in the Sky – Now Serving Buffalo Trace and Moscow Mules


United is expanding their bar in the sky, and thereby making your flight experience with them a little more pleasurable! From the Chicago Tribune article: The airline is trying to up its drink game, announcing Thursday that it would expand its selections to include Chicago-based Crafthouse Cocktails’ Moscow Mule, a vodka and ginger beer premixed…

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New Flights – United to Tel Aviv & Auckland from San Fran, Ethiopian to NYC

Big morning for airline announcements with United announcing flights to TLV and AKL from their SFO hub, while Ethiopian discusses their plans for a NYC flight: San Francisco–Tel Aviv: As part of United’s evaluation for serving San Francisco (SFO) to Tel Aviv (TLV) nonstop, the airline considered the opinions of thousands of customers who petitioned…

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Exclusive: Internal Source Speaks on American & Delta Interline Agreement End, UA Updates Policy

As was heavily reported, American and Delta ended their interline agreement as of September 15th. At the time, the speculation was that Delta had asked American for additional compensation to reaccommodate AA passengers during irregular operations above the industry norm. For years, airlines all had a standard discounted rate that allowed carriers to secure a seat for…

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United to Change Scheduling Ops – “DL running very good airline…we want to equal that”


United says it will utilize new technology to change how it schedules flights in order to improve delays and cancellations and to hopefully close the gap with Delta . As per Yahoo News / Reuters United plans in January to alter its schedules to resemble the way rivals circulate planes through their networks, Vice President of Network…

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Delta: “If We Are Later than American & United, We’ll Pay You!”


The Chicago Tribune reports that Delta plans to offer travel credits if its on-time arrival and flight completion rates fall behind American and United. It’s part of a program the airline is pitching to its corporate clients to take advantage of their operational performance which they claim cannot be replicated by their biggest competitors. If American…

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Trip Report – United 777 Business Class Review


Recently, when United opened up some last-minute premium cabin saver level award seats, I had the opportunity to fly United’s business class on a flight from San Francisco to Chicago. Even though it was a domestic flight, the plane in use was United’s 777-200, one of their flagship long-haul international planes. Since View From the…

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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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