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Lock In Your American Airlines AAdvantage Elite Status for 2020

American Airlines is offering for you to lock in your elite level status for the 2020 membership year in the AAdvantage frequent flier loyalty program based on either or both of the following criteria: the expiration of your AAdvantage elite status membership level on Friday, January 31, 2020; and your elite qualifying activity in 2019.

All current members of the AAdvantage frequent flier loyalty program are eligible to participate in this offer based upon the aforementioned criteria — but not all members will actually qualify for an offer.

Your…

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Fly Alaska Airlines. Ski Free. Winter 2019-2020. Here is How…

The winter solstice starts on Saturday, December 21, 2019 — which means that ski season will soon be upon us. If you enjoy snow skiing, you can choose from 12 ski resort partners at which you can ski for free when you show your boarding pass from a flight on which you were a passenger of Alaska Airlines.

Each ski resort has its own offer as well as terms and conditions; so please read them carefully…

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Qantas Airways Web Site Crashed During First Day of Centennial Birthday Sale

In celebration of 100 years of being in business as of November of 2020, Qantas Airways started offering 100 airfares each day for four days at a cost of $100.00 each way when purchased as a round trip itinerary in what is being called a “once in a century sale”: its birthday sale…

…but the official Internet web site of Qantas Airways became inoperable as the sale started yesterday at 5:00 in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time, as it apparently could not handle the traffic of all of the people trying to snag one of the 100 airfares between Los Angeles and either Melbourne or Sydney.

I received an Internal Server Error message when I attempted to purchase one of those elusive tickets…

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$200 Airfares Round Trip to Australia? Yes — But…

As the oldest continuously operating airline in the world and the third oldest airline after KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Avianca, Qantas Airways will celebrate 100 years in business as of November of 2020 — and to celebrate, the airline is offering 100 airfares each day for four days at a cost of $100.00 each way when purchased as a round trip itinerary in what is being called a “once in a century sale”: its birthday sale.

Starting today, Monday, November 18, 2019 and over the next four days through Thursday, November 21, 2019 — each day at 5:00 in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time — 100 airfares to Australia for seats in the economy class cabin will be released from the airline each day for $100.00 each way when purchased as a round trip for…

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Elevate Your Status 2020: Once Again, Delta Air Lines Will Not Allow Me to Purchase This Option — Not That I Would Want To Anyway

Delta Air Lines once again is offering for you to elevate your Medallion elite level status for 2020 in the SkyMiles frequent flier loyalty program by giving you the opportunity to purchase a qualification bundle for Medallion elite level status from now through Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:59 in the evening Central Standard Time, as has been traditionally done in years past…

…but Delta Air Lines once again will not allow me to purchase a qualification bundle for Medallion elite level status — not that I would want to do so anyway — as I received a strange error message once a new tab was automatically opened in the Internet browser…

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Not One, But TWO Huge Emotional Support Dogs In the Same Row in Business Class

Imagine that you have settled into your seat in the business class cabin after boarding the airplane. A member of the flight crew serves you your pre-departure beverage as you relax with plenty of leg room with which to stretch…

…until not one, but TWO huge dogs park into your row and consume much of that space.

That reportedly happened aboard an airplane operated by…

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Travel Alert November 2019: South African Airways Cabin Crew Members Strike

The operations of South African Airways is being substantially disrupted by a strike of members of its cabin crews, which has already led to hundreds of cancellations and delays of flights — and thus directly affecting thousands of passengers.

This ongoing industrial action by members of both the South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is expected to continue through Monday, November 18, 2019 and shows no sign of ending in the foreseeable future.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of South African Airways at the time this article was written…

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As Low as 10,500 SkyMiles Round Trip Worldwide: Delta Award Sale November 14 2019

Redeem as few as 10,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines — plus taxes and fees, which range from $11.20 to as much as $600.00 — for travel seated in the economy class cabin on select routes from the continental United States to destinations around the world in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean…

…but you must…

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Miles and Points On Sale — November 14 2019

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

For this edition of miles and points on sale…

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