Airfare of the Day: Air Canada / United / Lufthansa BUSINESS CLASS Los Angeles (LAX), United States to Copenhagen (CPH), Denmark from $1,995 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air Canada/United/Lufthansa and their low/off-peak season midweek business class advance purchase round trip fares between Los Angeles and Copenhagen. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Air Canada (AC)/united (UA)/Lufhtansa (LH) PLX66SNC LAX to CPH. Booking […]

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United Airlines currently has ‘no interest’ in 100-seat jets

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

United Airlines does not need a 100-seat jet. At least according to Ankit Gupta, the man who would put such an aircraft to work across the carrier’s domestic network. “Over our five-year plan, we have no interest in buying a 100-seater,” Gupta, who leads the Chicago-based carrier’s domestic network planning team, said in an interview …

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Airlines collected $2.8 billion in bag fees in the first half of 2019. Here’s how to avoid them

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

U.S. airlines reported a second-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $4.8 billion, and a pre-tax operating profit of $6.9 billion, according to a just-released report from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Want to guess where a large chunk of that profit came from? You guessed it, baggage fees. Airlines collected $1.5 billion in baggage fees, …

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Why airfares won’t jump after the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

The attacks on oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia over the weekend may have taken a bite out of global supply, but that is unlikely to translate to higher airfares anytime soon. The attacks reportedly took out about half of state-owned Aramco’s production, which amounts to roughly 6% of global oil supply. Markets responded in …

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Where United Airlines is reducing (and adding) seats this winter

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

United Airlines is flexing its fleet muscle this winter, moving aircraft around its global network in response to demand. All of the Star Alliance carrier’s flights to Hong Kong (HKG), where protests have challenged Chinese government policies in the special administrative region, will be flown with Boeing 777-200ER aircraft instead of larger 777-300ERs. The switch …

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How To Avoid Extra Credit Card Fees During International Travel

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Going on an international trip is very exciting but it can also be very expensive. Using a credit card to pay for purchases when traveling internationally is often the best way to get a good exchange rate and the rate your bank gets will be better than…

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Bitcoins, Hong Kong and the Problem With Self-Upgrades

Written by Jake Redman @ modhop.com

Another quick headlines and opinions episode brings news about the return of recently defunct WOW airlines, nasty quipping from United’s Twitter team and possible new seats aboard your next Spirit flight. Plus, we’ll talk about why it’s still a great idea to go to Hong Kong.  Show Links -Jazz hands […]

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United MileagePlus Is Offering Its Members A New Discount On CLEAR

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

United MileagePlus is now offering its members the same discount on CLEAR annual memberships that Delta Skymiles members get on CLEAR. United MileagePlus Is Offering Its Members A New Discount On CLEAR What CLEAR Is: How Much It Costs For MileagePlus Members: MileagePlus members are now able to get a major discount off the regular cost […]

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How the SFO runway closure is affecting thousands of flights

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

San Francisco International Airport’s longest runway (28L/10R) has been closed since Sept. 2 for repairs. Runway 1L/9R is also affected by the work. You may or may not care which specific runways are affected, but if you are flying to or through SFO in the next few weeks, you will likely very much care about …

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What to see and do in Brussels: Belgian waffles, chocolate and beyond

Written by Lee Huffman @ The Points Guy

I had taken my 8-year-old son on multiple international father-son trips, but never my 4-year-old daughter. So when FlyingBlue announced a summer promotion offering 25% off business class award flights, I knew this was a great opportunity for a fun dad-daughter trip. Friends have mentioned how great the chocolate, waffles and fries are in Belgium, …

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United Airlines drops three Newark and Washington routes this winter

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

United Airlines will end three routes to Canada, Ohio and Tennessee this winter, even as it plans to continue its accelerated growth strategy through next year. The Star Alliance carrier will discontinue service between Chattanooga (CHA) in Tennessee and Washington Dulles (IAD) on Dec. 3; Dayton (DAY) in Ohio and Newark Liberty (EWR) on Jan. …

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Reader Question: Using Different Frequent Flier Programs For Lounge Access & Collect Miles?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question that is of interest for many of us regarding using two different frequent flier programs for crediting miles and elite benefits. Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. […]

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa/Swiss/United/Air Canada BUSINESS CLASS San Francisco (SFO), United States to Madrid (MAD), Spain from $1,899 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to the Star Alliance transatlantic partners Lufthansa, Swiss, United and Air Canada, and their low/off-peak season midweek business class advance purchase round trip fares between San Francisco and Madrid. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa […]

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