Targeted Southwest promotion: Earn up to 12,000 bonus points for flying

Written by Joseph Hostetler @ The Points Guy

Check your Southwest account! There’s a targeted promotion making the rounds, and it can net you up to 12,000 bonus Southwest points. Southwest is already a TPG favorite. The airline offers cheap fares to fun destinations like Hawaii, Cancun and Aruba. They also have super customer-friendly policies, like two free checked bags per person and …

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American Airlines looks for employees to ‘champion’ the brand

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

American Airlines is recruiting employees to get their colleagues more excited about the company and act as ambassadors for the brand. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. Applications to the “American Champion” program became available last week in an internal email first revealed publicly on Twitter …

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Delta Air Lines adds New York-Cayman Islands nonstop flight

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

Delta Air Lines will add an additional connection to the Caribbean this summer. Beginning June 13, the carrier will fly weekend-only service from its New York JFK hub to Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. Delta will operate one round-trip flight each Saturday through Aug. 20 on 160-seat Boeing 737-800 jets. This will be Delta’s …

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Fly to Your Dream Destinations with Mighty Travels Premium

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

If you’re looking for a website that will help you find the best flight and hotel deals around the world Mighty Travels Premium has you covered! Stay updated with the latest in flight and hotel deals every day. Mighty Travels Premium offers an online search for more than 127,000 hotels and more than 450,000 fares. […]

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New Air Canada Promotion – Earn Up To 7,500 Bonus Miles

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Air Canada just announced a brand new bonus miles promotion. The promotion will be available for a limited amount of time. This is the perfect opportunity to earn some extra miles with the upcoming Aeroplan changes.   New Air Canada Promotion – Earn Up To 7,500 Bonus Miles With the new Air Canada promotion members […]

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United Airlines does not expect Boeing 737 MAX to fly this summer

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

United Airlines said that it does not expect its 737 MAXes to fly again until at least the fall. That new guidance came in its quarterly investor call Wednesday. “At this time we are assessing the schedule, but we do not anticipate flying the MAX this summer,” United executives said Wednesday during the carrier’s fourth-quarter …

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Southwest Rapid Rewards shopping portal – Get closer to a Companion Pass with your online purchases

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The best way to earn Southwest points without flying is by opening a Southwest credit card, especially now that all three personal cards have an increased bonus of up to 75,000 points after meeting the minimum spending requirements. These card bonuses are great because they count toward earning a Southwest Companion Pass. But this isn’t …

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Harry leaves private-jet days behind, takes WestJet turboprop plane in Canada

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

On Monday evening, Harry, the Duke of Sussex, began his journey to start a new life in Canada with Meghan, Archie and their dogs. He first boarded British Airways flight BA85 to Vancouver, which departed Heathrow at 6 p.m. — about 30 minutes later than scheduled, according to flight-tracking site FlightRadar24. On board the Boeing …

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More delays ahead: Boeing issues new 737 MAX guidance

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

It now looks like Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX won’t be cleared to fly until this summer. The manufacturer said on Tuesday it was advising its customers and suppliers that it now expects the MAX to be grounded until “mid-2020.” The update comes just as all three U.S. operators of the jet — American, United and …

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Receive Hotel Mistake Rates with Mighty Travels Premium

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

If you’re looking for a website that will help you find the best flight and hotel deals around the world Mighty Travels Premium has you covered! Stay updated with the latest in flight and hotel deals every day. Mighty Travels Premium offers an online search for more than 127,000 hotels and more than 450,000 fares. […]

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Starlux Airlines will launch Taipei-Cebu flights

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Starlux Airlines will be launching its operations this week, and they also announced an exciting new route. The carrier has announced that they will introduce flights between Taipei and Cebu this year, with the first official flight taking place on April 6, 2020. Starlux Airlines will launch Taipei-Cebu flights Starlux Airlines is an airline startup […]

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Newer cabins on older aircraft: Swiss completes A340 refurbishment program

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

All of Swiss‘ Airbus A340-300 aircraft have gotten some new life. On Tuesday, the airline revealed that it had completed its refurbishment program for all A340s in its fleet. Included as part of the refurbishment program, which started in early 2019, are new cabins and inflight entertainment systems across the first, business and economy cabins. …

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How to transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines

Written by Joseph Hostetler @ The Points Guy

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are among the most valuable in the miles and points world. You can cash them out and deposit the money into your bank account, redeem them toward paid airfare and hotel stays or use them to reserve free cruises and rental cars. Or, you can convert them to airline miles and …

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United’s taking flight delay explanations to the next level

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Nobody likes flight delays — unless you manage to score more time at a posh resort or high-end airport lounge, perhaps — but one airline in particular has been doing a top-notch job of curbing some uncertainty, at the very least. With detailed delay notifications, United’s boosting transparency through its flight status page — specifically …

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Your guide to American Airlines lifetime elite status

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with current information. It was originally published on April 2, 2019. Hearing the number “one million” has an alluring ring to it, as everyone conjures up images of the millionaire lifestyle and all the luxury that provides. Grinding out one million miles flying with the same airline, however, …

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Here’s what the Boeing 737 MAX grounding means for your summer travel

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

The Boeing 737 MAX won’t take to the skies over the U.S. before June. That was guaranteed last week when Southwest, the largest operator of the jet in the country, joined American and United in announcing that its MAX jets would remain off the schedule through June 6. With that, the jet’s grounding is now …

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