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Enter to Win a Free In-Flight Gogo Wi-Fi Pass

Earlier today, I tweeted out an article from the United Hub about the nine-day process necessary to install satellite Wi-Fi on a single aircraft. It’s an interesting read and it reminded me that I won a Gogo in-flight Internet pass last month during the weekly #TravelSkills chat on Twitter hosted by @cjmcginnis and @johnnyjet. I’m…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 10, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: The United Club “enhancements” I wrote about previously are here. As far as booze, United today launched an expanded premium beverage menu at U.S. club locations, which consists of a wider selection of beer, wine and spirits. This page on Flyertalk has some of…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 9, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta’s Medallion Qualifying Dollar (MQD) tracking tool is now live and appears on the “My SkyMiles” summary and account activity pages. The revenue requirement addition to achieve each elite tier goes into effect January 1. United Airlines announced new daily nonstop service from Chicago…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 6, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: United Airlines is planning more than $400 million in upgrades to its LAX facilities, according to a report filed with the L.A. Board of Airport Commissioners. A new United Club will be among the improvements. I certainly won’t miss this dull and aged walk…

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Update: United MileagePlus Buy Miles Bonus Now at 60 Percent

I posted about United’s “People Power” MileagePlus promotion on Tuesday, where members can earn up to a 60 percent bonus on purchased miles depending on how many participate in the program. More than 1,500 members have bought miles through the dedicated link, so the maximum bonus of 60 percent will apply to everyone. The offer…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 3, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: I certainly didn’t see this route coming. British Airways today announced new nonstop Austin-London service using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Five-times weekly flights begin March 2014, with daily service commencing in May. In negative British Airways news, a passenger bought a promoted tweet after the…

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United Offers 3-Day 30-60 Percent Bonus on Purchased Miles

United Airlines today launched a new MileagePlus “People Power” purchased miles promotion (phew… that’s a lot of “Ps”), where you can earn a 30-60 percent bonus when buying miles. The actual bonus amount depends on how many members participate via the dedicated link. Here’s how it works: Each participating member will receive a minimum 30…

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Last Day to Register for JetBlue’s TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge is Tomorrow

August 31 is the last day to request enrollment in JetBlue’s TrueBlue Mosaic Challenge, where (once approved) TrueBlue members will have 90 days to earn 3,750 base flight points to lock in Mosaic status. The program is open to frequent fliers holding elite status with Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways. To…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 22, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines will arm flight attendants with Nokia Luminas to “improve the customer experience.” FAs will be able to process onboard credit card purchases in real-time, including on the spot upgrades to Economy Comfort. American Airlines and US Airways got another kick in…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 9, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: American Airlines will begin flying its new 3-cabin A321s between Los Angeles and New York on January 7, reports the L.A. Airspace blog. Initially, two of American’s daily flights on the route will feature the A321, increasing to six by January 31. Virgin America is…

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