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United to Remove Online Singapore Airlines Award Availability

UA Insider this afternoon announced on the forums that both United And Singapore Airlines have “agreed” to remove award inventory from online searches on the web or a mobile device… beginning tomorrow December 13. Regular revenue availability will still appear, where appropriate, is my assumption. From the announcement: Hi everyone, I wanted to give you…

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Targeted? Up to 30% Off Purchased United MileagePlus Miles

I received the following email from United MileagePlus this morning, offering up to 30% off purchased award miles. While there’s no language stating this offer is exclusive to the email recipient, it does provide a special link that is hard-coded with my MileagePlus information. And since there’s no ability to change the populated MileagePlus number…

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False Alarm: American Isn’t Adding Award Ticket Fuel Surcharges… Yet

My, my it’s been an interesting morning reading the multitude of blog posts and reactions on Twitter to the “mistake” American Airlines made by adding fuel surcharges to non-British Airways/Iberia AAdvantage award tickets. Perhaps I shouldn’t put “mistake” in quotes, as it genuinely was an error according to American’s statement: Last night, in a routine…

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Pondering United Premier Platinum Over Gold for 2014

“To Plat or not to Plat, that is the question.” I started pondering this last night after updating my mileage spreadsheet to see that after flying what I have booked for the rest of the year, I’ll be about 11,000 miles short of Premier Platinum next year. I had long resigned myself not to go…

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