Some Delta Members Getting Transcon Upgrades, Bonus Miles on American to Asia, A Great Points Transfer List. Things I Find Interesting On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Hyatt has released an update to their iPhone app with lots of increase functionality.  Hyatt has been way behind the curve on the reliability of their technology and on feature enhancements.  This update takes care of some welcome feature enhancements but we’ll need a bit more time to see if this improves the reliability and functionality. HT: ballardFlyer on Milepoint.

Delta starts to allow higher tier elites to upgrade on transcontinental flights.  This is a nice plus for Diamond and Platinum Medallion members as Delta has a pretty nice product from JFK to LAX/SFO.

Thanks to Mommy Points for posting an awesome note from a reader about how his child understands why Daddy does all those crazy things for miles and points.

American Airlines offering lots of bonus miles for flights to Asia, including economy tickets. HT: Kalboz on Milepoint.

A day inside Gogo Internet’s operations. Pretty cool.

Magic of Miles has a detailed photographic review of one of my favorite hotels, the Park Hyatt Tokyo.

If you’re looking for more interesting ways to earn miles, have you checked out Travel Codex yet?

Looking for all the different ways to spend your points and miles?  Frequent Miler has a great transfer partner master list that shows you all the places you can spend things like Membership Rewards, Ultimate Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest points.

What’s going on in your travel world today?

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