United Airlines

It’s Time For Airlines To Invest In Becoming More Reliable

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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.

United Airlines Temporarily Grounds All Flights

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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 […]

TODAY ONLY: 15 Miles Per Dollar At 15 Stores From United Mileage Plus

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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.

Cheap Flights To Sydney, Kimpton Eliminates A Key Benefit And United Reducing International Service

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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.

Which Airline Should I Focus On For Elite Status In 2017?

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It’s that time of year where I need to start making strategic decisions for elite status in 2017. I’ve been fiercely loyal to American for a decade. Are the changes over the past two years enough to blunt that (some would argue misplaced) loyalty? Has United regressed just as much in that timeframe? Where does a business traveler with my travel patterns put his business in 2017?

Cheap Flights To Spain, Discounted Gift Cards And An Incredible Picture

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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.