Tag: Airlines

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 ...

Is Virgin Atlantic Upper Class worth 85,000 SkyMiles

I recently wrote about planning a trip to Europe, in which I outlined a sort of┬átrick I’ve found in booking award tickets. While I mentioned in that article that I was focused on using my Chase Ultimate Rewards points, I have also considered using Delta miles for one leg as I have quite a bit ...

American to offer in-flight compensation

With the announcement that American offers in-flight compensation, what other airlines offer that sort of benefit.