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Double Miles On AA For NYC-London Travel!

Offer Linky Rules: -Book between April 9, 2008 and June 30, 2008. -Travel between May 16, 2008 and June 30, 2008. -Register prior to traveling. -Valid for travel between...

Delta Signs Tentative Agreement With Pilots To Clear Way For Northwest Merger…

I haven't reported on all the merger stuff for a while because honestly without the backing of the pilots I felt there was little...

Fixed Price Yankees-Indians Tickets At Yankee Stadium For Just 1,000-1,500 Continental Miles Each!

auction.continental.com Continental's auction site usually has auctions that wind up finishing for way too many miles, but once in a while they have decent fixed...

Get Up To 5,000 Skymiles Per Month For Booking Delta Tickets On An AMEX!

Related: Get $25 Off And 50 Trueblue Points For Booking Jetblue Travel On An AMEX. Earn Double Elite Qualifying Miles On Delta It's another mileage...

SIZZLING!!! BOOK ANY ROUNDTRIP JETBLUE FLIGHT WITH AN AMEX AND GET $25 OFF AND 50 BONUS TRUEBLUE POINTS!!!!!

Jetblue Tickets: Book with your Jetblue Business Amex to get an automatic 5% cash rebate on your AMEX statement, get double Trueblue points, and...

Delta Getting Desperate? Stay 2 Nights In A Hilton, Get 1,000 Elite Qualifying Miles And 1,000 Skymiles!

Related: Earn Double Elite Qualifying Miles On Delta. Hilton Offer Linky Airlines rarely ever like to part with elite qualifying miles. Delta is giving them...

HOT! Get 5,000 Delta Skymiles For A 1 Day Avis Rental!

Related: Get 2,500-5,000 Delta miles when renting with Avis by 12/31/08 Avis Linky Earn 5,000 miles for a rental of at least 1 day by using...

Skybus Shutdown Caps Off What Has Been The One Of The Worst Weeks In US Aviation History.

Related: "Aloha, Aloha" "Another One (ATA) Bites The Dust" "How do you become a millionaire? Begin as a billionaire, then go into the airline business." -Richard...

Another One Bites The Dust…

ATA (not to be confused with Airtran Airways) ceased operations today without any prior warning. It's a good reminder for reason #1,203,304 as to why...

Get 230 Issues Of The Wall Street Journal ($253 Newsstand Value) For Just 1,700 Continental Miles!

Update: DEAD! Continental Magazine Subscriptions Linky Just click on "News" to get the WSJ for 1,700 miles.

Alguém Aqui Fala Português? Name David Neeleman’s New Brazilian Airline And Win Tickets For Life!

As reported earlier, Jetblue founder and Brazilian native David Neeleman is founding his fourth airline in Brazil. Leave it to Neeleman to come...

HOT! Earn Double Elite Qualifying Miles On Delta Flights!

I honestly can't recall ever seeing such a rewarding promo to attain elite status. You can become elite (good through 02/28/10) with just...

As Seen In LGA…

In keeping with the airline theme of the day... I had to snap a photo with my treo of this sign in LGA that I...

Continental Releases Even More Award Seats To Israel For Pesach!

Update: A lot of people asked to be updated if Continental releases more seats for Pesach, so I kept my eyes open and tonight...

April Fees Day For Delta Airlines…

Delta will soon be changing their checked luggage policy, I am waiting until the official policy is released before commenting... No fooling, all of these...

Aloha, Aloha.

Aloha Airlines abruptly ended 62 years of service today when it shut down today. They were the victim of a prolonged interisland fare war with...

HOT! Special Q1 2008 Bonus Offer! Get A 30% Bonus For Transferring Starpoints Into British Airways Miles!

Update: Ends Today!  Originally posted on 01/02/08:  Related: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Getting To Israel With Starpoints! Promo Linky (Exp: 03/31) With this promo you...

An Amazon Gift Card Purchase Will Qualify For The 1,000 Bonus Starpoints Promotion!

Amazon Gift Card Center Linky Can't find anything $50 or more that you need from Amazon before the promo deadline of 03/31? Buy an Amazon...

Rent A One-Way Car From Avis From Florida Starting At Just $4.95/Day!!!

Related: Hertz Florida One-Way Deal Offer Details Linky -Discount valid on pickups between 3/27/08 through 6/30/08. -Car can be dropped off at any US Avis location...

$20 Off Per Night At Most Hotels On Expedia!

Update 2: DEAD!  Update: People have commented that they have been able to use this promo for Switzerland and Niagara Falls without using a Mastercard.... No,...

Continental Reward Availabilities For Pesach!

The airlines that fly to Tel Aviv know good and well when they can charge exorbitant prices and block out all "saver" mileage seats....

SMOKING HOT!!! HURRY! PRICE MISTAKE? $50 OFF PER NIGHT AT ANY HOTEL!!!

Update: Dead! This is no purim shpiel...this is the real deal! Expedia Linky Just search for any hotel stay finishing before 04/30. The coupon will only work if...

Jetblue News Roundup…

-Jetblue is launching EML, or "even more legroom," its own version of Economy Plus. Rows 1-5 and the exit rows will now have...

“How Do You Become An AAdvantage Lifetime Elite Member?”

lazecraze53 asked in a recent comment, "I have been Gold on AAdvantage numerous times, how did you become a lifetime member ? And if you...

Get Up To 5,000 Delta Skymiles When Renting From Avis!

Avis Linky Earn 2,500 miles for a 3 day rental by using coupon code: MUAA078 Earn 5,000 miles for a 4 day or longer rental by...

“How Many Miles Do You Have?”

Uri asked in a comment, "Question for Dan and other mile collectors: approx. how many miles do you have in total? I ask this because I...

Today Only! $50 Off 2+ Night Hotel Stays!

www.orbitz.com Before searching for a hotel use the following code in the "I have a promotion code" field:  SEVENDAY You must book the hotel by...

Free Platinum Status In Hyatt’s Gold Passport Program!

Free Platinum Status Linky You must sign up by 03/31. Status is valid for 90 days.  If you stay once in a Hyatt during the...

Have Continental Or Starwood Call You!

Why wait on hold and try to find your way around a phone tree maze when you can have companies call your phone or...

Hidden City Ticketing 101: Long Beach, CA To/From S. Jose, CA For $59+ One-Way; Flights Connect In JFK Or Boston!!!

Update 2: Appears to no longer be bookable!  Update: Jetblue, like most LCC's (low-cost carriers) does not prohibit hidden-city ticketing. I know for a...

Airfare Deals: Cheap Flights To/From Honolulu!

Earlier today USeless Airways published cheap fares to/from Hawaii and all 3 of Continental's hubs throughout the end of their schedule. I didn't post it...

Chicago Or Toronto To/From Tel Aviv (Or Anywhere Else In “Europe”) For Just 20,000 Starpoints!!!

20,000 Starwood Starpoints transfer into 25,000 Flying Blue (Air France and KLM's joint loyalty program) miles. That is all you will need to have to...

This Year’s Starwood Category Adjustments…

Update: Aaron notes that Starwood is letting people make reservations at the current rates as long as they get the points by the day...

Spirit Launches New Service And $7+ OW Intro Fares From Long Island/ISP To Fort Lauderdale And Columbia, SC!!!

Update-2:30pm: Most of the $7 tickets are already sold out!  Spirit Sale Linky The fares actually are bookable round-trip at $7+ each way. I tried out a...

Today Is Last Day To Vote In The Freddies!

Vote now for your favorite airline and hotel loyalty programs! www.freddieawards.com

AAdvantage Credit Card Reduced Mileage Awards For April-June 2008!

Related: Q1 Reduced Awards Info Q2 Reduced Mileage Awards Linky Fly to select cities worldwide for 7,500 less miles than American Airlines regularly charges! Below is...

Starwood Contest: Win 250,000 Starpoints With The Passage To Paradise!

I'm not a fan of contests, honest! I am a sucker for all things Starwood though... Passage To Paradise Contest Linky (Open to US and Canadian...

Airline News Roundup…

Bad news:  USeless Airways has matched United's nickel-and-dime 1 checked bag per non-elite customer policy. Good news:  Fortune explains why a Delta-Northwest merger won't work.  The Atlanta Journal...

SMOKING HOT! Get 5,000 Delta Skymiles And 20% Off When Renting With Budget!!!

Offer Linky You can earn 5,000 miles for each rental of at least one day completed by 03/31!

Starwood RevPAR Explained, Part 1.

Ever wonder how Starwood decides which hotels fall into which categories? There are some incredible hotels that I have stayed in that are...

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