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[Online Passport Renewal Is Back!] Passport Processing Back To Pre-Pandemic Times, Online Appointments Are Live, And How Many More Americans Have Passports Now Than...

Update, 6/13/24: Online passport renewal is back! My current passport is from an online renewal done in February 2022, so it's great to see...

The Inside Story Of How El Al Decided To Remain An All-Boeing Carrier With Its Largest Ever Aircraft Order

El Al currently has 24 737NGs (consisting of 16 Boeing 737-800s and 8 Boeing 737-900ERs) 6 Boeing 777-200ERs (only some of these are currently...

Goodbye To Our Family Friend, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky

Last week, I went to Crown Heights with my mother and grandfather, along with thousands of others to pay our final respects to a...

Win Up To 25,000 Points Or A Companion Pass With The Southwest Wanna Get Away Day Sweepstakes

From now through 6/18 you can enter daily to win prizes from Southwest in their Wanna Get Away Day Sweepstakes. They will give away over...

Happy National Doughnut Day! Krispy Kreme Giving Away Any Doughnut Of Your Choice, And More Deals!

Krispy Kreme is offering a free Doughnut of your choice today only in stores. Limited time doughnuts are excluded from this promotion and...

Goodbye To The Best Kosher Chinese Restaurant On Earth

Ken and Kitty Heck opened the Cantonese-style Kosher Chinglish during the COVID pandemic, in September 2020. Kitty is a Chinese convert to Judaism and her...

[Spirit Checked Bag Weight Allowance Increased!] Spirit Changes Mark The End Of The ULCC Model In The US

Update, 6/4: Spirit continues to trickle out policy improvements. They have now increased the checked baggage weight allowance from 40 to 50 pounds without...

[United And Delta Will Resume Israel Flights This Week, Will They Stick Around This Time?] Israel Flight Change Policies And Next Bookable Flights For...

Update, 6/3 at 5:20pm ET: United writes to DansDeals that they can now confirm that they will resume flying to Israel on Thursday,...

El Al Takes Another Step Closer To SkyTeam With Virgin Atlantic Codeshare Agreement

DansDeals reported last year that Delta committed to making efforts to help El Al join the SkyTeam Alliance. The Delta agreement has opened the door to...

Paradise Lost: Maldives Bans Israelis From Visiting

The government of the Maldives announced today that they will ban Israelis from entering the country. About 11,000 Israelis visited the country last year, making...

Ultimate Guide To Bank Points Transfers; Including All Current Bonuses And Transfer Times!

Current transfer bonuses include: 50% from Citi to Turkish, capped at 50K bonus miles, through 6/15. Read more here. 40% from Chase to Marriott...

With North American Carriers Sitting On The Sidelines, El Al Reports Record Profits And Flight Loads

The war between Israel and Hamas has limited the flights options available for North Americans to fly to Israel. American, Delta, and Air Canada...

[CCO Out, Brutal Miles Plan Canceled, Lower Fares Returning To Portals] American: Bag Fees Going Up And You May Have To Book Direct To...

Update, 5/29: AA CCO Vasu Raja, who has been with the airline since 2004, is no longer with the airline. He made an ill-fated...

Despite Tourism To Israel Being Down 80%, It Will Soon Be More Difficult And Expensive To Visit

Unsurprisingly, Israel's tourist economy is hurting. I visited Israel after Purim and was taken aback by the eerie emptiness of the normal throngs of...

Lifemiles Launches Lifemiles+ Subscription And Credit Cards, Will You Bite?

Lifemiles Background There's a lot to love and a lot to hate about Avianca Lifemiles. They generally charge reasonable amounts of miles. However, they no longer...

1 Fatality And 70+ Injuries After Severe Turbulence: Buckle Your Seatbelt And Buy Your Infant A Seat!

Update 5/21/24: Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321, a Boeing 777-300ER from London to Singapore was diverted to Bangkok today due to severe turbulence. There was...

With Major Carriers Eating ULCC’s Lunch, Frontier Overhauls Fare Structure And Customer Service

Low-cost carriers have struggled to find their way to profitability post-COVID. Major carriers, starting with United, eliminated change fees during the pandemic, except on...

Stop Falling For This Increasingly Common Google Scam!

Update: Since sharing this article last year, we have been receiving several stories from readers of scammers getting the top paid, AI, or organic...

While JetBlue Took Ownership And Compensated For Failures, American Continues To Ignore Alleged Anti-Semitic Incident

I wrote about 2 unfortunate in-flight incidents last week. A JetBlue flight attendant falsely reported that Paul Faust created an in-flight disturbance, triggering a...

Was Eurovision Fixed? Israel Received 15 First Place Finishes From Voters But 0 From Country Juries…

Dan's note: I've never followed Eurovision before and I don't condone or recommend participating in such contests especially with contests taking place on Shabbos...

Download The New DansDeals App Today! Now Available On Apple & Android!

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DansDeals Android Download Linky DansDeals Apple Download Linky These apps have been a long time coming. Since redesigning the site in 2017, the most...

American Still Hasn’t Responded To Accusations Of Anti-Semitism; Think You See A Safety Issue On A Plane? Here Is What I Would Do

Earlier this week, 2 unrelated Orthodox Jews, aged 17 and 21, were unceremoniously tossed off of their flight from Cleveland to Reagan National Airport. American...

JetBlue Continues To Slash And Reconfigure Route Network

2 months ago, JetBlue announced the end of service to Baltimore, Kansas City, 5 routes from Fort Lauderdale, 8 routes from Los Angeles, and...

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OUTRAGEOUS: American Airlines Ejects 17 Year Old Orthodox Jew From Flight Due To The Actions Of An Unrelated Orthodox Jewish Passenger

Background and a DansDeals special investigation On Sunday, I read about an incident on American flight 4447 on the DansDeals Forums that seemed too strange...

[Updated With Additional Information From JetBlue] After In-Flight Incident, JetBlue Apologizes And Changes Crewmember Pin Policy

Update: 5/7: After asking several follow-up questions, JetBlue has shared a few more updates with DansDeals: Mr. Faust's flight was refunded in full. As...

Get A Dozen Free Glazed Doughnuts When You Sign Up For The New Krispy Kreme Rewards Program, Plus More Deals Through 5/11!

Get A Dozen Free Glazed Doughnuts When You Sign Up For The New Krispy Kreme Rewards Program New members that sign up for Krispy Kreme...

[Code Updated!] Get A Free Rita’s Italian Ice!

Rita's is running a 40th birthday giveaway. You can enter the following code in their app to receive a free small Italian Ice and be...

[Vacation Notice] Spread Light In Dark Times And Have A Happy And Meaningful Passover!

The Jewish holiday of Pesach begins tonight and runs through April 30th. Site updates will resume on May 1st. It hasn't been an easy time for...

Don’t Miss Out On HOT Deals! Follow Us On The DansDeals App, WhatsApp, Telegram, Twitter, SMS, Email, And More So You Get All The...

The best deals often die quickly, so you'll want to sign up for instant deal notifications now. The DansDeals Apple & Android App has been...

Michael Symon Can’t Take The Heat Of Mendel’s KC BBQ! Mendel Is Now Opening A New Restaurant In Symon’s Old Location!

Related post: Cleveland Kosher Food And Activity Guide Cleveland’s Jewish community has been growing exponentially over the past several years. That’s thanks to its low...

[United Cancels Flights Through Tuesday, Air Canada’s Next Flight For Sale Is Now In July] Trying To Find A Flight Out Of Israel Before...

Update, 4/17 at 11pm: United has now canceled their Newark-Tel Aviv flight through Monday and their Tel Aviv-Newark flight through Tuesday. Air Canada's next Toronto-Tel...

Pesach PSA: Don’t Forget To Check Your Amazon Subscribe & Save Delivery Items And Date, Plus Subscribe & Save Workaround!

Update: Bumping this post as a reminder to cancel your subscribe and save items for orders made on Prime Day, unless of course you want to pay for $60 worth of dog food ;)

[El Al’s First Regularly Scheduled Fort Lauderdale Flight Lands In Tel Aviv] Taking AAdvantage Of American’s Surrender, El Al Will Launch Fort Lauderdale Service...

Update, 4/16/24: El Al's first flight from Fort Lauderdale landed this afternoon in Tel Aviv. The round-trip flight will operate twice weekly, in addition...

Here Are The Airlines And Routes Flown To/From Israel Over The Past 2 Days

Related posts: After Iran Attack On Israel, El Al And United Cancel Flights, Announce Flight Waivers Trying To Find A Flight Out Of...

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