30,000 Bonus Miles, A New Onboard Suite to Trump the Etihad Residence, and a Coming Operational Crossroads for Southwest? (Bits ‘n Pieces for May 5, 2014)

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  1. You know what the southwest piece made me realize? Of the many flights I’ve flown with them, I’ve never had a connection (tho we’ll have the first one soon, to key west). Always straight to the destination. Gotta love them for that.

  2. I’m thinking that the A380 suites are being outsourced and the company doing them are offering them to more than one airline, thus the dual announcements. Could just be Emirates making a panicked announcement like you suggest though.

  3. The Amex Centurion Lounge in EZE is not new – it’s been there for a while. Remodeled?

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