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Earn Up to 1,500 Bonus Mileage Plan Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2019

Effective through Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 1,500 bonus Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles — in addition to the standard Mileage Plan miles earned — during the Back to School Bonus campaign at the Mileage Plan 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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British Airways Pilots Vote to Strike Summer 2019

The British Airline Pilots’ Association — which is also known as BALPA — revealed via this official announcement the results of a ballot on which the vote ended earlier today: 93 percent of the turnout of 90 percent of pilots who voted are in favor of industrial action.

“We do not wish to…

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Earn Up to 2,500 Bonus MileagePlus Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2019

Effective through Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 2,500 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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Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect Northeastern United States

If the northeastern United States is in your immediate travel plans, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects of significant precipitation resulting from a storm system.

When an unusually strong cold front muscles into an area which has undergone a deadly heat wave from which four people have lost their lives, the ingredients come together to create volatile situation pertaining to stormy weather.

Although most areas from…

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Travel Alert: Strikes Threaten Summer 2019 Travel in the United Kingdom

If you are traveling to, from or within the United Kingdom over the next month or so, you should know about several potential strikes which could affect your travel plans.

Although labor actions have been known to be averted due to either postponement or cancellation as a result of last-minute talks through which both sides reach an agreement — or, at least, schedule further talks — count on the possibility of them occurring to ensure that you are fully prepared if they indeed do happen.

Even if the strikes are averted — or if you are not directly affected by them if they do happen — you should still be prepared to experience at least some stressful situations during your travels.

What is somewhat unusual in this situation is that several strikes are possible — but then again, Unite — which is the largest union in the United Kingdom — is involved in the majority of them. Here is information about each of them…

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Alaska Airlines Lounge Membership Rates Increasing in August 2019

Following the lead of Delta Sky Club, Admirals Club and United Club — which are the official airport lounges of Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines respectively — a price increase for membership for access to Alaska Airlines airport lounges has been officially announced, to be effective as of Friday, August 30, 2019.

Although membership rates for Alaska Lounge membership will increase at the end of next month, the rates…

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Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area

If the greater metropolitan area of New York is in your immediate travel plans, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects of significant precipitation resulting from the remnants of what was once Hurricane Barry.

As much as…

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Stupid Tip of the Day: Never Skip the First Leg of Your Flight Itinerary

You have just purchased a roundtrip itinerary for flights between an origination city and a destination city. You paid the lowest price possible for this airline ticket. You are proud of the smart deal of which you will take advantage…

…but then your plans suddenly change. You miss the first flight of your itinerary, perhaps thinking that you will simply use up the rest of the flights — but the remainder of your itinerary is canceled by the airline. You are then forced to purchase another ticket at your expense without receiving a refund of even a penny for the original ticket which you purchased.

Why?

Airlines have…

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