About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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American Airlines ‘Roach Coach’ Boeing 777 Has Been Out Of Service Over A Month

Dec 04 2021

On October 29 American Airlines sent an eight year old Boeing 777-300ER to their Tulsa maintenance facility for insect abatement.

A couple of weeks later the plane was out and back in service – but it flew a single Miami to Dallas – Fort Worth segment before returning to Tulsa on November 14. Aircraft N724AN is still on the ground in Tulsa and is scheduled out of service through December 20th.

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How To Get 2-for-1 Travel On Southwest Airlines (Companion Pass FAQ)

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Dec 03 2021

The Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is arguably the best deal in all of travel. After earning 125,000 points in a calendar year from qualifying sources you can bring a companion along on your Southwest Airlines travels.

Here’s everything you need to know to take advantage of companion travel — usually for just an extra $5.60 for the second passenger, whether you are buying a ticket for yourself or even redeeming points.

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