[FINAL DAY] Hyatt Triple Elite Nights Opportunity Through December 20

Oct 05 2022

Award stays count as status-qualifying, and you can transfer Chase and Bilt points to Hyatt to redeem for those stays.

For anyone that’s wanted to jump into the Hyatt ecosystem – in my view, the best mainstream hotel loyalty program certainly for top elites – this is a fantastic opportunity. And for anyone trying to figure out how to requalify for their status, this seems can’t-miss.

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Bask Bank Increases Mileage Earning 25%: Now Earn 1.5 AAdvantage Miles Per Dollar On Savings

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Oct 04 2022

Effective today Bask Bank is now awarding 1.5 American AAdvantage miles per dollar annually on its Bask Mileage Savings Account, an increase of 25% over the previous 1.2 miles per dollar. And that rate had only gone into effect on August 1. From the time of product inception (about two and a half years ago) until that point, the account had earned 1 mile per dollar. So that’s a 50% increase in earn rate in just over two months.

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Odd: Donald Trump Goes On “Bizarre Rant” About Airlines

Oct 04 2022

Donald Trump, who himself used to own an airline that lost so much money it was taken back by the bank, launched a “bizarre rant” about the airline industry at a campaign rally on Saturday.

In a speech during which he thanked Ginni Thomas, spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, for “telling the January 6 House Select Committee that she believed the 2020 election was stolen from him,” he transitioned from the issue of crime to the state of U.S. airlines and airports.

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Regulators Push Back As Boeing Desperately Tries To Avoid Making 737 MAX Safer

Oct 04 2022

By law, any plane that’s certified starting in 2023 requires new cockpit alerts. That’s part of the U.S. government reaction to problems with the Boeing 737 MAX.

Boeing doesn’t want to implement these new safety requirements for the 737 MAX 10, and as a result has been rushing to either get the largest variant of the MAX certified before the end of 2022, or get legislators to pass an exemption. Certification before end of year is not going to happen.

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Government To Announce New Flight Attendant Rest Rules On Tuesday

Oct 03 2022

There are some absolutely brutal schedules that many flights attendants have to work. Flight attendants who used to work 3 days trips may have worked 4 day trips when airlines were short staffed. These longer trips may have had more waiting time between flights, or more running from flight to flight, often with legal minimum rest. Complaints of burnout are common.

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