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Sky Deck to Debut at Delta Sky Clubs in Atlanta and New York

January 28, 2013 by Brian Cohen

FlyerTalk member DLCorpGalNYC — who is one of the official company representatives of Delta Air Lines — announced the new Sky Deck outdoor terrace concept additions to Delta Sky Club airport lounges in...

Free Night After Three Stays: Best Western Promotion

January 28, 2013 by Brian Cohen

Stay at any Best Western property worldwide three separate times between February 11, 2013 and April 14, 2013 and you will earn a voucher good for a free night at any Best Western property worldwide — but you must be a Best Western Rewards frequent guest loyalty program member who registers for this promotion prior to your first qualifying stay, and you can only earn a maximum of one voucher. The voucher for a free night expires...

Rabbits Chew Wires of Cars Parked at International Airport

January 27, 2013 by Brian Cohen

Rabbits rabidly prefer chewing the wires of cars parked at an international airport over munching on grass, supposedly — and vehicle owners apparently are not laughing at the funny bunny business at all. While you might naturally and initially think that O’Hare International Airport near Chicago would be the ideal place for this bizarre occurrence to repeatedly happen, it is actually a problem at...

Sign Petition to White House to End Resort Fees Not Disclosed

January 28, 2013 by Brian Cohen

Last month, The Gate reported that the Le Parker Méridien hotel in New York had announced that it will implement a mandatory daily facilities charge of ten dollars per day effective as of January 1, 2013 — and FlyerTalk members expressed disappointment and outrage, calling the policy “sleazy” and “garbage.” Within a week, The Gate reported that creative accounting practices allegedly implemented by the owner of the Le Parker Méridien New York hotel property had supposedly led to a lawsuit filed...

5,000 Bonus TrueBlue Points for Any Three Round-Trip Flights

January 28, 2013 by Brian Cohen

This appears to be an extraordinarily simple promotion by jetBlue Airways: Fly as a passenger on three round-trip or six one-way flights in 2013. Get 5,000 TrueBlue frequent flier loyalty program points. That’s it...

Judge Dismisses TSA Defendants in Civil Lawsuit Filed by FlyerTalk Member

January 25, 2013 by Brian Cohen

United States District Judge James O. Browning dismissed Transportation Security Administration agents as defendants from a civil lawsuit filed by Phillip Mocek, who is also known as FlyerTalk member pmocek. Additionally, the judge included language in his ruling reported to be helpful to the defense of aviation police officers of the city of Albuquerque, who were also named as defendants in the lawsuit. Mary Lou Boelcke — who is the attorney representing Mocek, is expected to appeal the ruling, perceived as a setback by fellow FlyerTalk members hoping to send a message to...

FlyerTalk Nominated for Best General Travel Site — Again

January 28, 2013 by Brian Cohen

FlyerTalk has once again been nominated for the GlobeRunner Award for Best General Travel Site — which is based on votes by readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine — after having won the award last year. Voting for the 2013 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards has...

Credit Card Surcharge Fee Effective As of Today: What Does This Mean For You?

January 27, 2013 by Brian Cohen

Effective as of today, merchants in forty states in the United States may charge customers who use certain credit cards to pay for their purchases a surcharge fee of up to a maximum limit of four percent in addition to the purchase price. As the result of a class action lawsuit first filed by retail merchants in 2005 which alleged that MasterCard and Visa violated antitrust law by fixing the swipe fees...

Would You Like Some Aeroplan Miles With Your Meal?

January 24, 2013 by Brian Cohen

You can earn 25 Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles when you spend between $10.00 and $19.99 in a single transaction during a flight at the Onboard Café of Air Canada — or you can earn 50 Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles when you spend a minimum of $20.00 in a single transaction during a flight. Minimum purchase requirements exclude taxes. This promotional offer — which is valid through...

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