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35% Discount on SPG Points and United’s 18 Hr Flight to Singapore

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis. I didn’t have time to write about them in length, but I picked some of the best below. 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 without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

In A Surprise, Boeing Loses Their Case Against Bombardier

Boeing lost a key vote in their case against Bombardier. The International Trade Commission ruled that Bombardier didn’t violate international trade law. This opens the door for Bombardier to sell directly to US-based airlines, though they’ve chosen to form a joint venture with Airbus instead

Well Played? It Appears Bombardier Found A Way To Beat Boeing And The US Government

I’ll admit, I somehow missed that Airbus and Bombardier talked about a tie-up on the C Series a couple years ago. That would have made yesterday’s announcement a bit less surprising to me. I can’t tell if Boeing saw this coming. And, I can’t really say what’s going to happen next.

Cheap Flights To Europe, 2,500 Free Starpoints, A Big Gadget Giveaway And Marriott Pokemon Craziness

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.

Delta Gives Bombardier A Big Boost With A Home For The C Series

Bombardier made the bold decision many years ago to develop a completely new plane that would ultimately compete with the titans of the airframe industry, Boeing and Airbus. The audacious move took a major step forward to success when Bombardier landed a big order from Delta. What does this mean for passengers?

Asked Again. Is The Boeing 747 Extinct?

The Boeing 747 has been an iconic figure in aviation history. Making the likes of Pan Am possible, it’s been featured in movies, flown Presidents hundreds of thousands of miles and been a workhorse of the freight industry for decades.

Innovation has lead to twin-engine planes that can fly just as far while burning less fuel, reducing the market size for new 747s. Is the 747 at the end of its runway?

Easy Free $20, A Hyatt Sale And My $120,000 Vacation

Today's Photo Courtesy of Daniela Cuevas

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. Here’s what I’m reading about today: Cheap Flights of The Day: NYC to Barbados […]