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Earn Up to 2,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2017

Effective through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 2,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles — in addition to the standard AAdvantage miles earned — during the Back to School Bonus campaign at the AAdvantage Shopping portal by spending the following minimum amounts of money for shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers…

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Earn Up to 3,000 Bonus MileagePlus Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2017

Effective through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 3,000 bonus United Airlines MileagePlus miles — in addition to the standard MileagePlus miles earned — during the Back to School Bonus campaign at the MileagePlus Shopping portal by spending the following minimum amounts of money for shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers…

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35 Percent Miles Boost When You Convert Your Hotel Points to Aeroplan

Aeroplan is currently offering what is considered to be the best conversion bonus offer in its history through which you can receive a bonus of 35 percent when you transfer your points from any of ten frequent guest loyalty programs into miles through Monday August 21, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time.

Two aspects of this promotion are markedly different that the transfer offers of other frequent flier loyalty programs — as well as past offers from Aeroplan…

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Your Chance to Win a Trip to Grand Cayman With Southwest Airlines

As a way to promote episodes of Shark Week 2017 — which starts on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 8:00 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time — the Dare to Dive sweepstakes from both Southwest Airlines and Discovery offers you the opportunity to win a trip with three travel companions of your choice to Grand Cayman, which includes the following components…

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Flight Codeshare Agreements: Beneficial or Deceptive?

“Code sharing is a pointless lie. I’ve missed flights twice by going to the wrong terminal when my ticket explicitly showed the airline I thought I was flying. Both flights were international and cause me to miss connections and subsequent meetings at the final destination. Code sharing should be outlawed!”

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If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Disjoin From Them: American Airlines Ends Codeshare Relationships With Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways

American Airlines is ending its codeshare relationships with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways effective as of Thursday, March 1, 2018, according to multiple media sources; and the main reason is because of the ongoing Open Skies debate in which representatives of airlines based in the United States accuse the three airlines of the Persian Gulf — Qatar Airways, Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways — of…

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Announced Changes to Affect Partnership Between American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

Changes have been announced which will affect the partnership between American Airlines and Alaska Airlines effective as of Monday, January 1, 2018. Alaska Airlines attributes growth and expansion to serve 118 cities as the catalyst for the changes — which includes its acquisition of Virgin America that was approved by the Department of Justice of the United States on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

Alaska Airlines is quick to first assure its customers and members of its Mileage Plan frequent flier loyalty program what is not changing, as they will still…

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LOT Polish Airlines: My First Flight

In order to take advantage of the new relaxed visa requirements of Belarus effective as of Sunday, February 12, 2017, I booked a flight operated by Belavia Belarusian Airlines from Vilnius to Minsk to test out the experience, as detailed in this article — and transportation via airplane was the only way to leave Belarus and still conform to the requirements of those new visa requirements; so I traveled from Minsk to Warsaw via LOT Polish Airways.

After waiting at Minsk National Airport for the flight to Warsaw and experiencing the gate boarding “process” of having everybody pushing, shoving and…

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