Category: Airlines

Should you get a credit card for an airline you fly regularly?

Starting this blog, and diving in head first to the world of points and miles has been such a good experience. I have learned so much, and hopefully able to help some people along the way. But one of my favorite things is being able to help those closest to me. In order to learn ...

The terms to American’s status match are…stupid

Over the coming weeks I will talk a lot about my upcoming move. In short, I have relocated with my work to the Washington DC area, a long time dream of mine, and what that means here is that a lot of my travel changes. I will still be traveling with the same frequency, but ...

Delta One Suite on board an Airbus A350

How do you redeem points on a partner airline?

One of the coolest things, in my opinion, about the airline industry are the airline alliances and their other partners. In the US we have the ‘big 3’ airlines covering all major alliances: Oneworld (US member – American) SkyTeam (US member – Delta) Star Alliance (US member – United) On top of that are the ...

No meal on an Air Canada transatlantic Business Class flight? In a 787?

I just recently put up an article about the best time to book a United award. While this article mostly focused on the different ways to maneuver United’s search tool, I finished off the process by booking a business class award on one of Air Canada’s Dreamliners. As someone who has never flown international business ...

When is the best time to book a United award?

I will always be the first to admit when I don’t know something — especially in this business. Like anything else, it takes time, experience, and a lot of of time on the internet to truly master something. So while I am not the expert on this matter, I think I’ve got a good grasp on redeeming United awards ...

My 2 cents on the Delta and Men’s Curling situation

Even though it seems like this situation has been beaten to death, I wanted to throw out my 2 cents on the Delta situation with US men’s curling. As an avid sports fan and av geek, especially with Delta, I feel it is my duty to weigh in — although, I know better than anyone ...

I Finally got a United Targeted Promotion

I logged on to my United app to check the status of an upcoming flight and was surprised to find the following targeted promotion sitting in my account. The rules of the promotion seem to be pretty straightforward: Book and take a trip on United or United Express® before March 11, 2018, spending at least ...