Wondering where I decided to focus my airline spending in 2017? Here’s the rationale for my decisions in the new world of airline loyalty programs.
United Airlines and Delta both suffered major outages in the last two weeks, grounding planes and inconveniencing thousands of travelers. It’s time for them to make these episodes painful memories and not annual occurrences.
UPDATE: As of approximately 9:25pm EST United is reporting the ground stop has been lifted. United requested that the FAA issue a ground stop just over an hour ago, grounding all their domestic flights. A short time ago, that ground stop was extended until 9pm EST. Oh, and at least one news organization wasn’t told United changed their logo like 5 years ago. It’s a computer issue, one you hope would be resolved quickly. The last flights of the night are getting ready to depart for East Coast departures, though […]
The United Airlines MileagePlus shopping portal is offering 15 miles per dollar today only on a group of retailers that most folks will recognize. These aren’t second-rate merchants, and 15 miles per dollar is pretty darn awesome.
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.