United Airlines

United Takes A Bite Out Of Me And New Award Flights To Tokyo

Boy, it was a rough week for me on the miles and points front!  United Airlines decided to take 165K miles from my account.  When I called to point out that it was a mistake, United took 15K more miles.  It’s still a developing situation, but you can hear more about it on this week’s episode of the Miles to Go podcast. You’ll also learn about a promotion MasterCard is running with Airbnb that can save you $25 on a tour or experience on your next vacation. And, we dive […]

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.

Did the Internet Find Images of United Airlines’ New Livery?

I’m a sucker for a good airplane paint job.  Or, lack thereof, since American Airlines’ iconic polished aluminum look that graced the skies for the past couple of decades is still one of my favorites.  There haven’t been a ton of liveries featured by US carriers that bring much in the way of excitement.  Southwest Airlines’ new livery was mostly good until you consider the heart on the underbelly, which I truly love.  Their special paint jobs featuring various states are among my favorites. United Airlines has started to go […]