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Miles and Points On Sale — July 23 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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As Low as $797 Total For Two People With Emirates Airline Valentine’s Day Fares 2019 — But Hurry

If you are searching for a special gift for Valentine’s Day and you are a reader of The Gate, travel is likely the first thing which comes to mind — and special fares from as low as $797.06 for two people are being offered once again this year from Emirates Airline when you book your flight reservations by Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time.

The travel periods for origination airports are as follows…

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As Low as $784 Total For Two People With Emirates Airline — But Hurry

Although the official message from Emirates Airline claims that you can “celebrate Valentine’s Day with special fares from $799”, the actual lowest airfare for two people is actually less — $784.22, to be exact — when you book your flight reservations by Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time.

The travel periods for origination airports are as follows…

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Electronics Ban No Longer Applies to These Five Airlines — But…

The “aviation security enhancements” — which is known more popularly and appropriately as an electronics ban — became effective on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 with which all personal electronic devices larger than a mobile telephone were required to be placed and secured in checked baggage at ten airports from which flights depart for the United States, as they were no longer permitted in carry-on luggage or other accessible property in any passenger cabin aboard airplanes on the affected flights.

As first mentioned in this article pertaining to Royal Jordanian Airlines — from which the news of the electronics ban was first leaked…

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5 Reasons Never to Evacuate an Airplane With Your Belongings

The incident which occurred on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Philadelphia International Airport was not the first time where passengers carried their personal belongings while evacuating from an airplane in an actual emergency — and it was not the last time, either, as demonstrated by the crash landing at approximately 12:45 in the afternoon earlier today of a Boeing 777-31H airplane which operated as…

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