Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrades though Continue reading American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades
JetBlue today announced that delivery of the airline’s first Airbus A321neo (new engine option) aircraft is set for this spring with entry into service this summer. Continue reading JetBlue Prepares for First Airbus A321neo Delivery
United Airline’s is becoming the latest airline to make it harder for frequent flyers to plan how many miles they will need to book an award flight. For flights on and after November 15, 2019, the United Airlines award charts will no longer be available. United will begin charging variable award prices for United-operated flights instead. You can already see these changes for flights on and after November 15, 2019.
Virgin Atlantic has had a reputation for cool since the 1980s. But here’s the reality: In recent years, Virgin has been a lot like most airlines. We’ll see if this new cabin helps the airline get its swagger back. Continue reading Virgin Atlantic Refreshes Business Class for Newest Airbus Jets
Even many seasoned travelers have overhead-bin anxiety. Can Boeing and Airbus find a way to make it easier to match travelers with bin space? Continue reading Overhead Bins Stir Lots of Flyer Anxiety: Digital Tech Is Here to Help
Almost two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all Boeing 737 MAX jets, and still without a clear timeline for them to go back into service, airlines are still dealing with the impact. Continue reading Boeing 737 MAX Update: Flight Cancellations Continue for American Airlines, Southwest
U.S. airlines downplayed the significance of the FAA’s decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max, mostly saying they have enough slack in their fleets to take care of most customers. American and United probably will be OK, but it’s hard to believe this will be business as usual for Southwest. It has more Max aircraft than the others.