A New Alternative to Bluebird Emerges! Don’t Eat That! And Two Other Things Not to Do…

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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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  1. If it was. Agreed out of LAX on a transcon I’d probably like the chicken. Lax is still pretty good, I never liked DFW food on AA

  2. I, hereby, say (loosely), “I no think you are implying what you think you are implying.” ;)) As your second reference (at least) to your (apparently dubious??) meal choice tomorrow, I don’t see the issue. While this should in no way be construed as an approval of the utterly crooked and unethical new c-suite in that new iteration of a multi-national corporation, I think that a meal with interesting Indian spices and an easily prepared protein might be a good idea in the difficult environment of serving a meal at an elevation of ~30,000 feet. What am I missing? And is it inconceivable?

    Anywho, I wish you a very fine flight to your destination tomorrow.

  3. i haven’t used my bluebird account since Walmart stopped accepting vanila gift cards. I live in NYC what GC I can use to reload.
    Thank you.

  4. Gary , when do Aegean miles expire? In my case I think all activity in April 2012 , got gold then, no activity since.
    Would a solitary credited partner extend my existing miles — if so for how long?
    Tried looking it up, but find it confusing. Thanks

  5. @Andrea currently you need qualifying account activity (such as flight from a Star Alliance partner) every 3 years to extend the life of your account and thus accrued miles

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