Monthly Archive: October 2015

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British Airways Devalues Short Haul Award Tickets

Today, British Airways announced an increase in the required miles for short haul award flights. They will increase from 4,500 to 7,500 miles each way. This has been an excellent value which I’ve used for SFO-PDX and MLE-CMB flights. You have until February 1st, 2016 to book at the old rate...

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Virgin America ETOPS A320 with Satellite WiFi

In preparation for flights to Hawaii, Virgin America is doing some test flights with their new ETOPS (Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards) Certified planes. According to the flight attendant, there are 2 planes in rotation on random routes since a few few weeks ago. I was onboard VX950 from SFO to...

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Upcoming Inaugural Flight Virgin America SFO-HNL

Yesterday, I received a call from a Guest Services representative of Virgin America regarding my upcoming reservation. The inaugural flight VX51 on November 2nd, 2015 from SFO (San Francisco, CA) to HNL (Honolulu, HI) is going to be a party! She congratulated me on being able to attend. There will...