Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Despite record numbers of COVID-19 cases, airlines are back in the air and have no plans to ground planes once again. To help restore faith in flying, each major U.S. airline has pledged a commitment to health and safety...
American Airlines (AA) is rather famous in the world of points and miles for its epic mileage sales, so it should come as no surprise that the airline is again selling miles through a new promotion from June 1–30,...
By mid-April 2020, all major US airlines had mapped out what flyers with elite status could anticipate for the rest of 2020 and 2021—with the exception of JetBlue. As the weeks passed, the airline kept mum on the future...
There are so many different lines at the airport, and we frequent flyers are always looking for new ways to cut the line (insert grimacing face emoji here). So, just when we thought TSA Pre-Check had become a bit...
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced a number of changes to its Trusted Traveler Programs, including Global Entry. First, CBP is extending Trusted Traveler Program benefits up to 18 months for members...
By putting its miles on sale for as low as 1.72 cents per mile, Alaska Air is presenting its best-ever opportunity to purchase miles. And while stockpiling airline miles may not be top of mind these days, those looking...
We’re all looking forward to putting COVID-19 behind us, and that includes major U.S. airlines. The airline industry has been battered by border closures, flight restrictions, state-at-home orders and an unprecedented decrease in demand. However, they’re already looking to...
We’re big fans of Priority Pass, the largest independent airport lounge access program in the world, especially since complimentary membership is a core benefit of several elite credit cards. And while most Priority Pass lounges are currently closed due...
With all the news surrounding the Coronavirus, the hubbub of new Centurion Lounge openings in Charlotte and Los Angeles, and the temporary closures of all Centurion lounges due to COVID-19, you may have missed another American Express news nugget:...
The panic has escalated to new levels this week concerning the current outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a previously unknown strain of coronavirus. With new travel restrictions daily plus enforcement of social distancing, major airlines are making current and...

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