Alaska Airlines

Monthly Airplane Wi-Fi Reliability Report Card: March 2019

Wi-Fi is so critical for me on airplanes, and yet so unreliable. I’ve begun tracking my success rate with Wi-Fi on different carriers to see if my frustration in the moment matches my results. So far, with almost half of my flights experiencing some sort of Wi-Fi issues, my frustration seems appropriate.

After Decades of Delays, The Newest (And Nicest) Airport In The US is Airborne

With the possible exception of some tropical airport in Hawaii, Paine Field is the nicest airport in the United States. It’s certainly the nicest airport I’ve ever been to in the US. This also marks the first time I ever took an inaugural flight from a brand new airport. Hope you enjoy the tale!

The “Ultimate World Cruise” and 25% Amex Membership Rewards Bonus

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info.

Ridiculously Cheap Flights To San Diego, Best Strategies For Earning Points And How To Earn Points When You Shop In Person

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and 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.

Is Alaska Airlines Ignoring All Virgin America Flight Activity For Lifetime Status Consideration?

Lifetime status is the reward for years (decades?) of loyalty to an airline. Alaska Airlines appears to be saying that loyalty to Virgin America doesn’t really mean all that much to them. If true, that’s a bit disappointing.