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Excessive Dog Excrement Forces Emergency Landing

I could not fabricate this story if I tried. The excrement of a dog during flight reportedly resulted in an emergency landing of the aircraft operating as US Airways flight 598 from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Flight attendants supposedly ran out of paper towels while attempting to clean up a second mess left in the aisle by the large dog, which reportedly defecated three times during the flight — resulting in some passengers becoming ill, causing the diversion of the flight to Kansas City. Once the aircraft landed…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus Dividend Miles on Select American Eagle Routes From LaGuardia Airport: Was Delta Air Lines Short-Changed?

Earn 1,000 bonus US Airways Dividend Miles every time you fly as a passenger round-trip on nonstop flights on select routes operated by Envoy Air Incorporated and marketed as American Eagle to and from LaGuardia Airport in New York through June 30, 2014 — but you must register for this promotion and provide your Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program membership number when booking your reservation; and there is no limit on the number of times you may earn 1,000 bonus US Airways Dividend Miles during the promotion period. The destinations to and from LaGuardia Airport include the following airports…

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Three FlyerTalk Members Give First-Hand Accounts as Passengers About Aircraft Accident in Philadelphia

As a follow-up to an eyewitness account of the collapse of the landing gear of an Airbus A320 aircraft — which was operating as US Airways flight 1702 in an attempt to transport 149 passengers and five flight crew members to Fort Lauderdale — at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, March 13, 2014 by FlyerTalk member phlwookie was posted here at The Gate last week, no fewer than three people registered as FlyerTalk members in order to recall and share their accounts as passengers. The first account was posted by…

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Buying Up to Preferred Elite Status Will Cost You More on US Airways in March

If you are a member of the US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program and want or need to purchase your way to Preferred elite status through February 28, 2015, you will need to do it before March 1, 2014, when prices will increase — and you will also only be able to buy up to a Preferred elite level tier which you are within 25,000 miles or 30 flight segments of reaching. The price increases are specifically outlined below as follows…

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Up to 100 Percent Bonus on Purchased or Gifted US Airways Dividend Miles — But Hurry…

If you have been looking to purchase your US Airways Dividend Miles, now is the time to do so: you could receive a 100 percent bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles purchased with the latest promotion by US Airways — and gifting US Airways Dividend Miles to someone is also valid for this promotion. The amount of Dividend Miles which you may purchase or gift is capped at a maximum of 50,000 Dividend Miles. FlyerTalk member PGHflyer reports that there is an increase of…

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Up to 100 Percent Bonus on Shared US Airways Dividend Miles — But Hurry…

If you have been looking to share your US Airways Dividend Miles with someone — or if you would like someone to share them with you — now is the time to do so: you could receive a 100 percent bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles shared with the latest promotion by US Airways. The amount of Dividend Miles which you may share is capped at a maximum of 50,000 Dividend Miles — meaning that the recipient will receive a maximum of 100,000 Dividend Miles — and the minimum amount of Dividend Miles you may share where your recipient receives the bonus of 100 percent is 30,000 Dividend Miles. However, you need to act fast: this promotion is only on through…

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Judge Approves Exit of American Airlines From Bankruptcy

Sean H. Lane — the judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York who approved the merger of US Airways and American Airlines back on March 27, 2013 — granted American Airlines approval earlier this morning to exit bankruptcy, which clears another major hurdle pertaining to the merger. The court ruled that…

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