Memorial Day Sign-Up Specials: 180K URs, 100K AmEx Platinum, 300K Hilton, 230K AAdvantage,

80K Ultimate Rewards Offer + 2 Fee-Free 50K Options Chase Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card While the Chase Ink Plus has come and gone, Chase has ushered in the newest Chase business product, the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card. The card is offering 80,000 bonus points after spending $5K on purchases in the first three months. This…

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Air France Makes It More Difficult To Search Award Availability

One of the best tricks to finding often pesky SkyTeam (think Delta Skymiles) frequent flier mileage awards has been the Air France website. Unlike Delta, Air France’s website shows connecting flights between almost all SkyTeam carriers, including China Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Kenya Airways, and also more readily shows availability on trips that involve more than one…

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Virgin Atlantic Wins Where Other Airlines Fail — Including Supersonic Flight

Virgin American may end its partnership with Virgin Atlantic come November 13, 2016

Virgin Atlantic is my pick for world’s best airline, hands down, no close challengers. Before you start commenting about Q-Suites, reverse herringbone blah blah and showers, please let me make my case. My feelings about Virgin Atlantic are not retrospective of seat dimensions, amouse bouches, or the likes. This is an all encompassing look not…

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Alaska to Remove Plastic Straws & Picks from Cups On-Board & Lounges – Swapped for Marine-Friendly Stir Sticks

Are you a green flyer? No, I’m not talking about the color of your skin or whether or not you celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. I’m talking about Alaska Airlines new plan to ditch plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly stir sticks. Alaska Airlines wants us all to be stirred to action!  On Monday, the airline announced…

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100% to 125% Mileage Purchase Options – United Mystery Bonus (Ends Tomorrow) & LifeMiles Buy 1, Get 2 – Which Is Best for You?

We all earn plenty of miles from actually flying, but as I was explaining to a friend, that’s just one way to increase our mileage balances. There are credit card offers that come with miles offers, but sometimes the best way to increase our miles for an award trip we want to book is simply…

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