Airline Overviews

Two Simple Ways To Earn Miles/Status From Award Bookings

Hey everyone, Just wanted to toss a quick tip out there during holiday travel season. As you probably know, when you use miles/points to book a flight ticket, you don’t earn any Elite/Premium/Status/Redeemable Miles. There used to be frequent flyer programs that would give lifetime mileage credit for award travel, but none of the big programs today do that. There are…
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Which airlines allow you to hold award tickets?

One major benefit of using miles to book your travel is its flexibility. Unlike cash tickets, which often inflict punitive charges for ticket change, you could cancel or change your award tickets at a much more affordable price. What’s even better? Some airlines allow you to hold your award ticket for a certain amount of time, free of charge, even if…
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Maximizing Compensation When Things Go Wrong in Flight

While overbooking and involuntary denied boarding compensation have been in the news a lot recently, airlines also offer compensation when their service and equipment falls short in other ways.  Recently, my wife and I were flying on paid British Airways Club World (business class) tickets from London to the West Coast of North America when we ran into a couple…
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