Some Airlines Will Soon Offer Travelers a New Gender Option When Booking

Written by Jane Frye @ The Points Guy

Backed by the Airlines for America (A4A) association, major airlines including Southwest, United and American are taking steps to incorporate a new nonbinary gender option into the flight booking process for passengers who do not identify exclusively as either male or female, according to The Daily Beast. Members of the association, as well as the …

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Deal Alert: Fly Singapore Business Class for Half the Usual Miles

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Singapore Airlines offers one of the most extravagant experiences in the sky for those flying in its forward cabins, and even those situated in premium economy and …

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Great News for Delta Mileage Runners: Vietnamese Airlines Can Now Fly to the US

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Vietnam Airlines voiced its support for a nonstop flight to Los Angeles (LAX) back in 2016. The only problem? International carriers need the Federal Aviation Administration’s blessing to fly from their home nation into the United States. This week the FAA announced that “Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 …

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Bonus United Airlines Miles – Up to 10,000+ for Completing Tasks (Targeted)

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

United Airlines has brought back their Mile Play promotion.  If you qualify you’ll get a customized offer.  I was targeted to earn 6,000 bonus miles after taking 1 flight that cost $175+ before March 10, 2019.  And other offers have bonuses of 10,000 United Airlines miles.  So it’s worth taking a second to see if you …

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Your Next United Complaint Could Score You Free… Booze

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Got a trivial but troublesome problem? In life, you may just have to deal with it, but onboard United flights, voicing your peeve might earn you a drink from a sympathetic flight attendant. According to leaked internal employee communications, United recently began empowering its flight crew to offer inflight beverage vouchers to compensate customers who experience …

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Southwest Likely Just Days Away From Receiving Certification for Hawaii Flights

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Despite the rumors, we knew Southwest wasn’t going to begin selling tickets to Hawaii on Valentine’s Day (as ‘LUV’-ly as that would have been). But we also know that lots of TPG readers have a Southwest Companion Pass and Rapid Rewards points burning holes in their pockets, so we want to keep a close watch …

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Earn 10,000+ Delta Miles for Flights To/From NYC and Possibly Other Cities (Targeted)

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

Delta is sending out targeted offers to earn bonus miles for for flights to/from select cities.  The main offer is for flights to/from New York City, but it looks like some people may be targeted with promotions for other cities. The exact terms of the promotion vary, but at least one deal allows you to …

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The A380 Program Might Be Dead, But You Can Still Fly on One

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

With a dwindling backlog of A380 orders, airlines cancelling orders, no interest in the secondary market for leased planes that have been returned to their owners and no one rallying around the superjumbo, Airbus has officially announced the end the A380 program. The current world-wide fleet of A380s stands at 232, with Emirates leading the pack with 109, …

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How to Unlock Additional Award Availability With United Credit Cards

Written by Jason Steele @ The Points Guy

Increasingly generous travel rewards credit card offers have made it easier to earn points and airline miles. But at the same time, it’s become even more challenging to find award seats at the lowest mileage levels. Today, I want to examine a unique feature of United’s MileagePlus credit cards that allow you to unlock hidden …

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Struggling Norwegian Air Expanding From Chicago and NYC to Europe, Fares From $160 One-Way

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is expanding yet again. This time, the carrier, known for its deep transatlantic footprint and low fares, is adding nonstop seasonal service from Chicago to Barcelona and from New York to Athens. The following seasonal routes will be added to Norwegian’s route network for summer service: Chicago (ORD) to Barcelona (BCN) — …

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4 Simple Tips for Finding Delta’s Hidden Award Sales

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

One of the more pleasant changes to the miles & points world this past year has been Delta’s introduction of regular award sales.  If you want to stay in the loop with all these deals subscribe to our newsletter.  Sometimes there are limited-time sales that will expire before our newsletter goes out, so to get notified …

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Ryanair’s ‘Frequent Flyer’ Program Has Only 1 Small Issue: No Miles to Earn

Written by Jordan Allen @ The Points Guy

Ryanair has just launched its own annual frequent flyer subscription. But, unfortunately, you won’t be able to earn miles on it. Not too different from its “Ryanair Plus” program, which offers customers 20kg checked bag, priority boarding, two cabin bags and a reserved standard seat for an added fee of £24 per ticket, “Ryanair Choice” …

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Delta’s Upgrade with Miles Earns MQM Bonus — Here’s How it Works

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

In late 2018, Delta CEO Ed Bastian got his wish as SkyMiles seat upgrades went live. He’s been on a steady march to give Delta passengers more ways to burn their miles, though many of those offer a poor value compared to exchanging SkyMiles for a free award seat. I’ve seen Delta offer upgrades from …

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British Airways: Brexit Outcome Won’t Affect Our Flights

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

British Airways announced today that the airline would “continue to fly all our customers to their destinations and operate a normal schedule whether a deal is agreed or if the UK leaves the EU with no deal in place.” Codeshare flights would also continue operating per usual, as well as new European routes. The United Kingdom’s …

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American Airlines Doubles Down on Dallas, LA While Pulling Crews From Phoenix

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

More than five years after the official merger of American Airlines and US Airways, flight attendants from both airlines were finally combined into one scheduling system in October 2018. This opened the door for flight attendants to transfer between bases, whether for personal reasons or moving to a base where they might have higher seniority …

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