Tagged: Alaska

Cathay Pacific 0

Booking Africa using Miles/Points

Flying to Africa from the US is a long haul so using miles/points to fly in Business or First Class makes a huge difference. There are sweet spots in various airline award charts and I was able to take advantage of 3 of them for an upcoming trip.   Alaska...

AA EXP 2018 1

Elite Upgrades in 2017 & Status for 2018

During 2017, I carried elite status on American Airlines, Virgin America and United. The upgrade results were almost 100% which isn’t typical! Checkout the results below… American Airlines Executive Platinum American Executive Platinum is top tier status and required 100K+ of flying in 2016 to use this status in 2017....

Congaing Beach, Australia 0

October 2017 Award Redemption Updates

Singapore Airlines As of September 27th, Singapore Airlines released an award chart for redeeming SQ miles for Alaska Airlines flights. This would be the cheapest option for West Coast to Hawaii award flights in Economy @ 12,000 miles each way. Unfortunately, it seems the integration of Alaska awards into Singapore’s...

More to Love / Credit: Virgin America 1

Merger Update: Alaska Airlines + Virgin America

The merger closed last Wednesday, December 14th and they celebrated with a flight from Seattle (Alaska HQ) to San Francisco (Virgin HQ) onboard the “More to Love” co-branded plane. Press Release   Pamphlet Onboard Virgin America Details on the merger can be found here: http://www.differentworks.com Point Conversion 1 Virgin America Point ->...

Elite Tags 0

Status Matching Airline Elite Memberships

By this time of year, you most likely know if you will be re-qualifying for elite status with your favorite airline. If you know you won’t make it then you should consider status matching to a competitor. Leverage your existing status to get a competitor to earn you business in 2017....

Lisbon, Portugal 0

Alaska Airlines Space Bins & JetSmarter Trial

Alaska Airlines Space Bins Recently, I was onboard a new Alaska Airlines 737-800 from PDX (Portland) to SAN (San Diego) and noticed the new Space Bins & Sky Interior. With the upcoming merger with Virgin America, it appears Alaska will complement them well with their new planes which feature Sky Interior. The Space...

Portland, OR 6

Giveaway: Delta, Alaska & Global Entry!

For Subscribers Only Be the first subscriber to leave a comment below on how you’ll use the prize and WIN! Round 1 on Wednesday, August 19th starting @ 11AM PST (5 Winners): 2 Delta coupons Each coupon is valid for 1 free beer, cocktail, wine split or headset on a Delta...