A 16-year old boy stowed away on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Jose, CA to Maui. Incredibly, he survived.
Though the news doesn’t include elite qualifying miles and recognition of elite benefits on Hawaiian Airlines flights, it does include increased mileage earning for American Airlines customers. Here’s a before and after shot that illustrates what American Airlines AAdvantage members used to earn and will earn going forward: And, the new earning chart: There’s still no mileage earning between mainland US and Hawaii on Hawaiian (American and Hawaii compete on that route). But, it covers everywhere else Hawaiian flies, including their not insignificant expansion West.
A million points can go a long way to traveling in style for quite some time. Is there anyone who wouldn’t want a million points? Didn’t think so. I was just informed that Points.com is giving away 3 million points. They’re giving away 1 million points to a winner in 3 of the following loyalty programs: Aeroplan Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan American Airlines AAdvantage Program Audience Rewards Best Buy Reward Zone Delta SkyMiles Esso Extra Frontier Early Returns Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Miles Icelandair Jet Blue True Blue Priority Club Speedway United Mileage […]
Intercontinental Hotels Priority Club and United Airlines MileagePlus appear to be offering triple miles for reservations. I say appear because I got a text message from United detailing the offer with a link to a mobile site. However, the page it brings you to has no terms and conditions at all. I clicked through to the confirmation screen and didn’t see any further details. The good news is that a few random searches yielded the same rate on the regular booking site and the link above. So, not much harm […]
The first domestic US commercial flight of the 787 Dreamliner happened this week, and Mommy Points was along for the ride. Other than her “Dreamy” pun it’s a solid read about a memorable day in air travel. 😀 I had a great experience on the inaugural 787 Dreamliner flight from BOS to NRT earlier this year, and I can tell you the plane absolutely is a joy to fly. The pressurization makes a huge difference and it’s significantly quieter then every other plane in the world with the exception of […]