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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 14, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: American Airlines offer(ed) a fast-track to elite status earlier today, where non-elites could register and fly a minimal amount of miles to earn status through February 2015. The link appears to be down as of this posting (too many blog posts about it?), but I…

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Easy Extension of United Airlines Regional, Global Premier Upgrades?

United has been allowing the extension of expiring Regional Premier Upgrades and Global Premier Upgrades (at your request) during the past several months. And I had one of each expiring tomorrow that were extended through December 31, 2012. My call to the MileagePlus Service Center took less than a minute and after providing my PIN,…

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Being Schooled on United’s Complimentary Premier Upgrades

Keeping up-to-speed with how United’s reservation system processes Complimentary Premier Upgrades (CPUs) can be a daunting task. The vast majority of my flying on United Airlines this year came before the system conversion to SHARES on March 3. And all of my United flights since that date have been upgraded through other means – Regional…

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