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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Nine people in Reston and

Nine people in Reston and Herndon Virginia were arrested for being drunk in a bar (not for causing a disturbance or driving). “If the law says that if you are in a public location and intoxicated, you are subject to arrest,” said Lt. Tor Bennett of the Reston District of the Fairfax County Police Department.

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Man removed from plane

Man removed from plane for making sexual comments to an airport security worker. After being detained, Sheriff’s deputies determined he hadn’t broken any laws. He was released and placed on a later flight. She says: Kelly Nobles, Transportation Security Administration screener at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, told police that Goldstein looked at her Wednesday and asked, Are you a real blonde?” Goldstein also said, If you and me were to have sex, I would want you to keep your uniform on,” according to a police report. Other screeners also heard the remarks. Nobles told police she felt really uncomfortable and began to cry.” He says: He said he simply asked the woman how often she is propositioned on the job, then continued talking to a group of men about porn star Ron Jeremy.

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The TSA has

The TSA has blocked screeners from unionizing, citing security as a reason to forego the kinds of red tape that come along with a unionized work force. The American Federation of Government Employees AFL-CIO is challenging the decision. (Links via TAPPED.)

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Six times the miles on

Six times the miles on USAirways shuttle (DC/NY/Boston) flights through March 31. Register and then provide both your USAirways number and your United number with your reservation. You’ll earn triple USAirways miles and triple United miles for your trip.

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