Hawaiian Airlines

Cheap Flights To Canada And Free Shoes (Though Not For My Wife)

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Winners And Losers In The Haneda Daytime Slot Awards

The Department of Transportation has decided who gets to fly to Tokyo’s Haneda airport with the new daytime slots. See who the winners and losers were.

Cheap Flights, $50 Gift Card For Two Hotel Stays And Southwest Getting Sued By Their Pilots

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

DOT Sends Delta To The Back of The Line Again On Haneda

There have been a whole bunch of chapters in the saga to find a home for the last non-operating frequency between the US and Tokyo’s Haneda airport.  Delta had the slot for a while and was operating the bare minimum of service from Seattle to keep the slot.  American Airlines lobbied for the slot, badgering the DOT about it until Delta finally gave the slot up. Delta waited until the exact day when American was supposed to launch service and poked American back, petitioning the DOT to take the slot […]

Another New SPG Promo And A Painful Change For AAdvantage. The Best of the Rest For Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Today’s Best of the Rest includes a new Starwood promo, new restrictions in NYC for Uber, no more AAdvantage redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines, Marriott bonus points for Hertz rentals and more….

American Airlines and Hawaiian Getting A Bit Cozier With Increased Mileage Earning

Though the news doesn’t include elite qualifying miles and recognition of elite benefits on Hawaiian Airlines flights, it does include increased mileage earning for American Airlines customers. Here’s a before and after shot that illustrates what American Airlines AAdvantage members used to earn and will earn going forward:   And, the new earning chart:   There’s still no mileage earning between mainland US and Hawaii on Hawaiian (American and Hawaii compete on that route).  But, it covers everywhere else Hawaiian flies, including their not insignificant expansion West.