Here’s what I’m reading about in the world of miles and points:
Cheap Flights of the Day:
In Case You Missed It:
The awesome new Turkish lounge at Dulles Airport opened yesterday. Here’s a great photo tour. I’m sooooo looking forward to visiting this lounge, even more so after seeing the pictures.
Starwood Preferred Guest is discounting a handful of key international resorts for award stays by 35%. These are all “exception” properties that already cost quite a bit of points per night, as much as 60,000 points a night. So, the discounts bring the award price down from stratospheric to tolerable. I haven’t visited any of these properties but they represent some of the best SPG has to offer (and thus, some of the greatest redemptions when they’re discounted).
And, if you’ve never been to the Maldives, how about a free stay?
I can’t help it. As an aviation geek, I just love this story.
$20 in Starbucks cash for only $10. No-brainer.
American Airlines is running waaaay behind on the final pieces of their integration. Most of those aren’t visible to customers, but they are slowing down some of the synergies associated with the merger. The intimation is that the IT department might not have all the tools they need to fight the fires they have. Having listened to Doug Parker talk before, that wouldn’t be terribly surprising.
A gate agent steals $130K in jewelry. Who the hell carries $130K in jewelry with them? I need to go play Powerball….
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