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Save 5,000 MileagePlus Miles to Mexico: United Airlines Flash Sale — February 2017 Edition

In celebration of 50 years of flights between the United States and Mexico on United Airlines, the amount of MileagePlus miles you need to redeem for travel to Mexico in economy class has been discounted by 5,000 MileagePlus miles round trip from Saturday, April 29, 2017 through Friday, May 26, 2017 — by when travel must be completed — but you must book your award travel by…

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Travel Alert February 2017: Winter Storm to Affect New England and Eastern Canada

If New England and eastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as a significant portion of New England and eastern Canada are preparing to experience another disruption in less than a week due to more winter weather.

Major travel delays are expected starting later today, Sunday, February 12, 2017 due to…

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Air Canada Unveils New Livery and New Uniforms — Plus a Look at Livery Changes at Other Airlines in Recent Years

The new livery is a classic design which places a smaller version of the red maple leaf logo — known as the Air Canada Rondelle — below the windows towards the front of the aircraft; while a larger version is prominently displayed on a black background on the tail of the aircraft as well as underneath the aircraft and on each engine of the aircraft. The national flag of Canada is now affixed next to the airplane registration number near the rear of the aircraft; while the understated official logo of Star Alliance is displayed near the windows of the cockpit.

The livery of the fleet of airplanes which are part of…

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Should Children Be Allowed Access Into Lounges?

The primary purpose of a lounge — whether located in a hotel or airport — is to give guests with appropriate access privileges a place to relax and be comfortable while passing the time. That can include expensive furniture; office supplies to complete work; food to alleviate hunger; a shower to get refreshed; computers to use; and a space with recliners designated especially for quiet so that guests can get some sleep.

A rambunctious child who is allowed to run around the lounge unfettered can typically cause a significant disruption in the purpose of the lounge by…

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More Computer System Issues at Delta Air Lines?

I just received word moments ago that passengers had to manually be checked in to board an airplane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport because — according to my source — “nothing is working.”

There is no word yet as to whether or not this is an isolated issue; but as I get more information, I intend to report it.

Please stay tuned…

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Travel Alert February 2017: Winter Storm to Affect Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

If the northeastern United States and eastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as a significant portion of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada are preparing to experience a disruption due to winter weather.

The temperature was…

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Airbnb and Delta Air Lines Partnership at Triple Strength With Bonus Offers of Up to 25,000 SkyMiles

Strengthening the partnership recently announced between Delta Air Lines and Airbnb are three bonus offers of which you can take advantage.

For a limited time, you can earn three SkyMiles per dollar spent on any Airbnb; and you can earn up to 2,000 bonus SkyMiles on your first qualifying stay if you are a new guest of Airbnb.

Both offers are valid only when you book your reservations here by Sunday, April 30, 2017 and complete your stays by Monday, April 30, 2018. All dollar amounts for both offers are applicable for United States dollars or foreign equivalent; and they all exclude taxes and fees.

To qualify for this offer…

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Earn Five Bonus SkyMiles Per Dollar to Australia

Through Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Central Daylight Time, you can earn five bonus SkyMiles per United States dollar on flights between Australia — including Sydney, Brisbane, and on new Melbourne flights which launch on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 — and Los Angeles marketed and operated by either Delta Air Lines or Virgin Australia…

…and if…

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