Business Travelers

American Airlines Eliminates 24-Hour Hold On Reservations For Paid Tickets

American Airlines has eliminated the option for customers to place a flight on hold for 24 hours prior to ticketing. While the big 3 airlines (American, Delta, United) have grown more alike over the past 10 years this was one of a very few areas that American differentiated themselves in a positive light from their competitors. Now, that seems to have come to an end. Why American Airlines’ 24-Hour Hold Policy Was So Critical In the absence of a 24-hour hold, American will still allow a full refund within 24 […]

Why The American Express Business Platinum Might Need A Spot In Your Wallet

From the outset, let me note that I don’t earn any affiliate income from this or any other credit card.  These are just my thoughts as the travel world changes in the era of COVID-19.  You guys know I don’t talk a ton about the nitty gritty of credit cards here, but work with me for just a few minutes. I’ve had the American Express Business Platinum in my wallet for a bit over a year now.  I made a mistake when I applied for the card.  I mixed up […]

17 Things I Learned At United Airlines Media Day

It was a whirlwind day of information. New flights to London, the Bahamas and Vail Colorado were just a bit of what we learned. Larger overhead bins, 3D interior images and tech to help you make that tight connection are just some of the highlights from United Airlines Media Day.