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Earn Double Miles on Six Airlines With Hilton — and Up to Triple Miles in Select Regions

You can earn up to triple miles in your choice of the frequent flier loyalty programs of six airlines when you stay at participating hotel and resort properties of brands within the Hilton portfolio — but you must register for the promotion of your choice prior to checking out of your stay within the promotion period of each offer.

The six airlines and frequent flier loyalty programs are…

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Earn Double Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles on Japan Airlines

Effective as of today, earn double Mileage Plan frequent flier loyalty program miles for first class, business class, premium economy, and select economy class fares when you fly as a passenger on an airplane operated by Japan Airlines nonstop to Japan from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, or Vancouver through Friday, September 30, 2016 — but…

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Japan Airlines Suspension of Services Through April of 2016 on American and Guam Internet Web Sites

If you thought that four days for components of the official Internet web site of the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program to be unavailable was rather excessive, that pales in comparison to the news released from Japan Airlines, which announced that certain services at its official Internet web site for its American and Guam regions will be unavailable through as far into the future as…

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Extended: Free Hot Spring Experience With Purchase of Round-Trip Ticket

Through Thursday, October 1, 2015, you can access and experience an onsen — or hot spring spa — free of charge when you purchase a round-trip ticket for a flight on an airplane operated by Japan Airlines from San Francisco International Airport to Tokyo International Haneda Airport and are assigned a seat in either the first class, business class or premium economy class cabins; and transportation via shuttle bus, comfortable leisure wear, and a face or bath towel for your use at Natural Hot Spring Heiwajima is included at no extra charge.

Passengers seated in the economy class cabin may take advantage of…

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Free Hot Spring Experience With Purchase of Round-Trip Ticket

Through April 1, 2015, you can access and experience an onsen — or hot spring spa — free of charge when you purchase a round-trip ticket for a flight on an airplane operated by Japan Airlines from San Francisco International Airport to Tokyo International Haneda Airport and are assigned a seat in either the first class, business class or premium economy class cabins; and transportation via shuttle bus, comfortable leisure wear, and a face or bath towel for your use at Natural Hot Spring Heiwajima is included at no extra charge.

Passengers seated in the economy class cabin may…

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Wife of FlyerTalk Member Stranded in San Francisco as Fleet of Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” Aircraft Still Plagued With Problems

FlyerTalk member GaryD reported that his wife was stranded at San Francisco International Airport but initially did not know the reason or the cause, which was due to the incoming flight — a Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” aircraft which operated as Japan Airlines flight 2 from Tokyo but was diverted to Honolulu on its way to San Francisco after the pilot reportedly declared an emergency due to either a “hydraulic issue” or an oil leak as indicated by a drop in engine lubricant pressure according to cockpit indicators. The girlfriend of FlyerTalk member daboogah was reportedly on the diverted flight…

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After $600 Million, Will the Dreamliner Finally Fly Again?

The good news for the “Dreamliner” — the nickname for the Boeing 787 aircraft, which has had its share of problems and sure could use whatever good news it can get —is that a key document known as a Project Standard of Compliance may be approved by regulators in the United States, resulting in possibly paving the way to get the beleaguered aircraft back in service as soon as within the next couple of months. Unfortunately, the “Dreamliner” has been a financial nightmare, as…

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