Buy American Miles at Promo Rate [July 2017]

American Airlines has announced a promotional rate for buying American AAdvantage miles through July 31, 2017. You can buy between 11,000 miles and 150,000 miles and receive a 10% discount. In addition to the discount, you will receive bonus miles… read more

Norwegian at Gatwick

Norwegian Unveils New Nonstop Routes to the U.S.

Norwegian Air has just announced nonstop service from London Gatwick to Austin and Chicago beginning in March 2018. To celebrate this news, Norwegian is offering a tempting launch sale. One-way tickets can be purchased starting as low as $174.90 from… read more

BA Club World Upgrades

British Airways Club World Gets Upgraded Amenities

In April of this year, British Airways announced a £400m investment to revitalize their Club World product. This investment includes upgraded onboard amenities with a focus on dining, sleep services, amenity kits, and Wi-Fi. Other improvements geared toward enhancing the pre-flight experience… read more

Global Entry Kiosks

India Officially Joins Global Entry Program

Last week, President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a joint statement detailing the growing economic partnership between the U.S. and India. Among other important issues, the meeting between the leaders confirmed India will officially join the U.S…. read more

United Polaris Lounge

United Announces Big MileagePlus Changes

Yesterday, United Airlines announced changes to the award prices required for many MileagePlus redemptions. On top of that, they made some changes to their no-show fee on award tickets and dropped their Standard level awards for new “Everyday Awards.” It… read more

Laptop Ban on Airplane

Enhanced Security Measures to Replace Laptop Ban

In March, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an electronics ban, commonly referred to as the “laptop ban.” This ban, which applied to any electronic device larger than a cell phone, prohibited these devices in passenger cabins of planes… read more

Delta Self Service Baggage Drop (1)

Delta Tests Facial Recognition Technology at MSP

On Monday, Delta debuted 4 new self-service bag drop kiosks at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The $600,000 investment includes 1 biometric-based kiosk that uses facial recognition technology to match passengers with their passport photo for identity verification. How does the… read more

Baggage Fees Exceed $1 Billion

Baggage Fee Totals Exceed $1 Billion for 4th Quarter in a Row

It’s clear that airlines are profiting from their ever-increasing baggage fees, but just how much are they making? Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics published their airline financial data for Q1 of 2017. In this report, systemwide data… read more

Delta One Privacy

Delta One Suites Are Now Bookable on A350

Big news from Delta: they just opened booking for the first 3 routes that will use their new Airbus A350. Not only will Delta be launching their new aircraft, but their much-anticipated Delta One Suite will be introduced as well…. read more