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US Airways Quietly Raises Some Award Redemption Levels; Lowers Two

With no official announcement, FlyerTalk members are reporting that US Airways has quietly implemented some changes to using Dividend Miles for certain award redemption options — apparently effective immediately. The following are the award charts for comparison purposes, with the changes shown highlighted in pink…

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100% Bonus on Purchased or Gifted US Airways Dividend Miles — But…

From now through February 28, 2013, you could receive a 100 percent bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles purchased or gifted with the latest promotion by US Airways — and the amount of Dividend Miles which you may purchase is capped at a maximum of 50,000 Dividend Miles. The value after taxes during this promotion is 1.88125 cents per Dividend Mile. This promotion initially appears to be similar to other promotions offered by US Airways in the past such as this one — except that this time…

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First Class Award on Lufthansa Flights No Longer Offered by US Airways Dividend Miles Program

US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program members found out — with no advance notice or official announcement, as far as I can find at this time — that award redemption in the first class cabin on Lufthansa aircraft is no longer available as of January 1, 2013, which was this past Tuesday. While this is not exactly news over which to celebrate, FlyerTalk members are not surprised. FlyerTalk members have reportedly…

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US Airways Airplane “Rear-Ended”? That’s the Spirit

The tip of the wing of an Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Spirit Airlines allegedly hit the tail of a parked aircraft operated by US Airways at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport earlier this week, causing damage to both aircraft. The wing of the aircraft operated by Spirit Airlines was…

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100% Bonus on Purchased or Gifted US Airways Dividend Miles Has Been Extended Through December 7, 2012

If you missed out on the latest iteration of receiving a 100 percent bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles purchased or gifted with the latest promotion by US Airways — which was set to have expired on November 30, 2012 — you are in luck, as US Airways extended the promotion until December 7, 2012. In fact, I received my e-mail message earlier this morning announcing the extension of this promotion. As with…

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5,000 Preferred Qualification Miles With US Airways Club Enrollment or Renewal

If you are a US Airways Dividend Miles Preferred elite frequent flier loyalty program member and want to renew your US Airways Club annual membership for next year, now is the time to do it — especially if you need 5,000 Preferred Qualification Miles and want to save $50.00 on an annual membership — but you must enroll sometime between now through November 18, 2012, and the promotion code…

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Lawsuits by Frequent Fliers: Necessity or Greed?

A lawsuit with as many as 200,000,000 frequent flier loyalty program miles on the line was filed last month against US Airways, Hawaiian Airlines and two other companies by 26 people — some of whom are very well known to the frequent flier community — as a result of a seemingly generous promotion which offered substantial amounts of bonus frequent flier loyalty program miles in exchange for the purchase of Internet web hosting and storage through shopping portals. The lawsuit — filed in the Superior Court Department of the Trial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts — claims that the litigants fulfilled the requirements of the promotion offered by a company called…

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100% Bonus on Shared US Airways Dividend Miles — Maybe…

From now through October 31, 2012, receive a 100 percent bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles shared with the latest promotion by US Airways — but the promotion is capped at 50,000 Dividend Miles, and it is supposedly only for those Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program members who…

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Free Elite Status With US Airways Club Membership Purchase

If you enroll as an annual member of the US Airways Club by September 30, 2012 and mention a special promotion code, you will become a Silver Preferred elite member of the US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flier loyalty program for 90 days. This offer is…

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