Posts Tagged ‘airline’

5 ways to not blow your unused airline miles

5 ways to not blow your unused airline miles

Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Cards The complex nature of airline loyalty programs has left many consumers who sign up for their co-branded credit cards wanting for more. Not only have airline miles becoming increasingly harder to use these last few years, but award availability can sometimes be scarce. To add insult to injury,...

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Airline crash deaths down 75 percent over last year

Airline crash deaths down 75 percent over last year

Dmitry RashnitsovMONTREAL, Feb. 15 (UPI) — Commercial airline safety is on an upward trend, with 136 deaths in accidental plane crashes reported in 2015, the International Air Transport Association reported. Latest News – UPI.com

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Kate Major — Arrested and Behind Bars After Airline Meltdown

Kate Major — Arrested and Behind Bars After Airline Meltdown

EXCLUSIVE Kate Major will spend Thanksgiving behind bars and has a date tomorrow with a federal judge, who will ask her how she wants to plead in a case involving out-of-control behavior on a plane. TMZ broke the story … Kate was flying from Ft. Lauderdale to L.A.  Michael Lohan‘s troubled estranged wife was...

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EXCLUSIVE: Fam says airline lost dad with Alzheimer’s at LGA

EXCLUSIVE: Fam says airline lost dad with Alzheimer’s at LGA

BY Christina Carrega-woodby NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, August 23, 2015, 2:30 AM Aaron Showalter/for New York Daily News Keraphline Dupuy (right) said she trusted American Airlines to help Alzheimer’s-afflicted dad Josaphat Dupuy get on his flight (far right) but he never made it on board. When American Airlines lost her Alzheimer’s-afflicted dad, a...

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When’s The Best Time to Book Airline Tickets?

When’s The Best Time to Book Airline Tickets?

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, Airfare, Vacation Planning, Financial Education Getty Images By Karla Bowsher Formulas for when to book a plane ticket at the best price seem to be an increasingly inexact science. Some theories are supported by data, but the Associated Press reports that trying to use a formula to book the...

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Rethinking Airline Points Strategy With the Points Guy

Rethinking Airline Points Strategy With the Points Guy

Filed under: Travel, Transportation, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues, Vacation Planning Erik S. Lesser/AP By Mitch Lipka Earning and using airline miles used to be simple. Fly 25,000 miles and earn a free flight. It is not so simple anymore. The process of redeeming miles is changing in a way that makes it more difficult...

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Lawsuit: Airline passenger injured from sitting by obese man

Lawsuit: Airline passenger injured from sitting by obese man

Ben HooperBRISBANE, Australia, July 30 (UPI) — A lawsuit filed in Australia alleges an airline passenger suffered back injuries as a direct result of being seated next to an obese person. Latest News – UPI.com

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Airline Group’s Idea Does Little to Help Fee-Burdened Flyers

Airline Group’s Idea Does Little to Help Fee-Burdened Flyers

Filed under: Company News, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues, Vacation Planning Donna McWilliam/AP By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK — Millions of fliers might soon want to buy new carry-on suitcases. Global airlines announced Tuesday a new guideline that recommends shrinking carry-on bags, in an effort to free up space in packed overhead bins. The guideline,...

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Spanish airline Iberia resumes flights to Cuba after more than two years

Spanish airline Iberia resumes flights to Cuba after more than two years

Andrew V. PestanoHAVANA, June 1 (UPI) — Airline company Iberia on Monday resumed flights to Havana, Cuba, after more than two years since suspending the route. Top News – UPI.com

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10 Fun, Creative Uses for Your Airline Miles

10 Fun, Creative Uses for Your Airline Miles

Filed under: Fantastic Freebies, Travel, Deals, Spending Shutterstock By Paul Michael Most of us have a few ways of racking airline miles up, either through credit cards, loyalty clubs or frequent flyer programs. Depending on which way you earn your miles, they can be worth several cents a mile, with a penny a mile...

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