Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.
If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car rental loyalty program, you can read all about it here, and plan your travel accordingly.
Although the ultimate decision isn’t the FCC’s, it has received hundreds of comments from travelers begging the Commission not to lift the current restrictions on inflight calls.
If the way to a traveler’s heart is through his stomach, Delta may be getting a leg up on American and United in the highly competitive transcon market.
United has advised the Association of Flight Attendants that around 685 flight attendants will be furloughed involuntarily, raising the specter of disgruntled cabin crews.
The results of Fortune magazine’s latest “100 Best Companies to Work For” survey were released this month. Only four travel companies made the list.
Beginning this spring, American’s regional subsidiary, American Eagle, will be known as Envoy.
Between January 14 and March 3, TrueBlue members can earn double base points for all points-eligible JetBlue flights. The bonus points count toward earning elite status.
To promote the first phase of reciprocal code-sharing between the two airlines, American and US Airways are offering 50 percent more bonus miles on each other’s fights.
Between February 1 and April 30, new Marriott Rewards members can earn 5,000 bonus miles after every second paid stay, up to a total of 50,000 bonus miles.
Enter the Hilton Ultimate Weekender sweepstakes by January 2, 2015, for a chance to win the grand prize: 24 hotel nights, 1.2 million frequent-flyer miles, and a check for $10,000.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.