Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.
Delta was in the news twice this week. And the two stories would seem to be of two very different companies.
In a new study, Southwest was ranked first for award-seat availability, while Delta and US Airways tied for worst.
As affected airlines compute the costs associated with the three-month 787 grounding, Boeing could be on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Spirit has replaced its toll-free number with a toll-charge number. The airline claims the change is good for its customers. Really?
Within a week, United’s $200 change fee was adopted by three other airlines. In today’s consolidated industry, that’s enough to establish the standard.
Boeing wasn’t the only organization to take a significant PR hit as a result of the 787’s battery malfunctions and the resulting worldwide grounding of all 50 of the in-service planes. The FAA had, after all, certified the aircraft, including the lithium-ion battery and related systems that failed.
Between May 15 and September 2, Marriott Rewards members can earn a free night at a Category one through four hotel after the second paid stay, up to three free nights after six stays.
Enter the Dole Taste of Spain sweepstakes by August 13 for a chance to win the grand prize: a nine-day trip for two to Spain, including first-class air, hotel accommodations, tours and excursions, some dinners, and $10,000 spending money.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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