Global Entry Reportedly Being Revoked from Dual Citizens Of Banned Countries

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Immigration lawyer Greg Siskind reports that US citizens who are dual citizens with one of the 7 countries from the ‘not a Muslim ban’ Executive Order are having Global Entry revoked. The ironic thing, of course, is that the...

Hilton HHonors Changes Its Name — And Four Features of Its Loyalty Program

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I was supposed to get a briefing on this last week but couldn’t thanks to a schedule conflict. I’m supposed to be getting more details directly shortly. However Skift has published the changes. Hilton is renaming its program Hilton...

BACKDOOR: Gift Hyatt Status to a Spouse

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A Hyatt Diamond — and in the new ‘World of Hyatt’ launching March 1, Globalist – can book an award for someone else using their points and confer top elite status for that stay. That’s called Hyatt’s “Guest of...

The Latest on American Express Centurion Lounge Construction

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Several American Airlines Clubs Now Serving Complimentary Premium Drinks

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American Airlines introduced complimentary beer, wine, and spirits in its lounges in late 2010. However, premium brands are for pay. They’ve opened up the bar a bit though because of their club lounge renovation project. Right now 3 American...

Is the British Airways AARP Discount Dead — Or Just Cut In Half?

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One of the best deals in travel has been the British Airways AARP discount. I’ve loved stacking British Airways business class sale fares with $400 off business class fares and even a further 10% discount for eligible Chase credit...

What I’d Love to See Chase Do With 5/24

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Spirit Airlines is Imposing New Restrictions — to Better Compete With American Airlines

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Spirit Airlines allows you to carry a personal item onboard their aircraft. If you want to bring on a full-sized carry on you have to pay. United’s new basic economy fares won’t allow you to bring a full-sized carry...

Saudi Prince Bought Plane Tickets for His 80 Falcons

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Reddit user lensoo writes, “My captain friend sent me this photo. Saudi prince bought ticket for his 80 hawks.” My first thought was, well, he chartered a plane but there appear to be falcons only in the center section...

The Biggest Disaster Airport in the World and Trump Uses Delta’s IT Meltdown as an Excuse

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News and notes from around the interweb: The yet-to-open Berlin Brandenburg Airport is one of the world’s biggest infrastructure jokes, and it’s been delayed again until 2018 because of “the control systems in the terminal doors, which present a...

How Delta’s IT Meltdown Is Sticking It To Customers Today

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Last night’s Delta’s IT systems melted down, flights couldn’t get necessary information to take off, and ultimately there were significant delays and cancellations. When that happens: Aircraft are out of position. Morning flights the next day cancel or delay...

BOOKMARK THIS: Free Airline Flight Availability Tool

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Another Delta IT Meltdown Causing Nationwide Ground Stop

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According to the FAA Delta has requested a nationwide ground stop for its mainline and “sub-carriers.” This ground stop applies to domestic destinations only. Delta’s twitter team is quickly apologizing for their IT team. This comes one week after...

Great Reward Value: Your Own Villa With Private Pool in the Desert for Very Little Points

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British Airways Upgrades Passenger Who Tackled Drunk Russian on Flight to Bangkok

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A Russian passenger onboard British Airways flight BA9 on January 21 from London Heathrow to Bangkok became “very aggressive” after drinking his own duty free whiskey and additional drinks served by flight attendants. Video shows passengers taking him down....

Fare Alert: Spain From $362 Roundtrip on American Airlines Partner Iberia

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You can fly non-stop between the US and Madrid, Spain for as little as $362 roundtrip, with low fares also available to Barcelona, Ibiza, and Palma de Mallorca. Miami fares allow travel through April 6 or October 30 through...

New American Express Restaurant Where You Order Takeout From Other Restaurants

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Take In — instead of take out — is an American Express popup restaurant that will run through April where you go there to eat but use an app to order delivery from other restaurants. Located in Finland, it’s...

Despite What You’ve Heard Most of Trump’s Executive Orders on Travel Haven’t Been Stopped

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The President’s executive order on immigration was badly written and interpreted to have some immediate perverse consequences such as (temporarily) denying entry to the United States to an Iraqi escaping death threats after working for years for the US...

Visiting the Same Hilton Hotel Room in 32 Countries and White House Advisor Took Gun to Security Checkpoint

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News and notes from around the interweb: United plans to expand aggressively at LAX, here are details and even a diagram. Man traveled to 32 countries on six continents and documented his trip by… taking a photo of his...

Business Insider Gets Credit Card Advice Mostly Right

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