The Gay-Friendliest Airlines in the Skies

In recent years, many airlines have woken up to the truth that our gay brothers and sisters are here, they’re queer and they love to travel. As we wrap up National LGBT Pride Month — and celebrate SCOTUS’ momentous ruling for gay marriage —I’m taking an in-depth look at which airlines are showing their true rainbow colors. While…

JetBlue Adding Mint Service from Boston to LAX and SFO in 2016

JetBlue’s fantastic Mint business-class product, currently available on flights from New York (JFK) to Los Angeles and San Francisco, will be added to Boston transcons beginning in 2016. JetBlue previously announced that it’ll be flying Mint on select routes to the Caribbean, and with Boston in the mix, the airline will offer more regularly scheduled domestic flat-bed…

Delta and Other Airlines Fill the United-Sized Hole at JFK

Last week, United Airlines announced plans to end service to New York (JFK) airport as of October 25, 2015, citing a lack of profitability due to limited connections. The airline’s remaining transcontinental flights to Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO) will now depart from United’s hub at Newark (EWR), taking the airline’s p.s. Premium Service with them. In the wake…

Deal Alert: JetBlue Fares from $44 One-Way This Summer

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. For this particular deal, we recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then head over to JetBlue’s site to book. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so consider booking immediately and requesting a refund within 24 hours of booking if you’re unable to travel. JetBlue is currently…

Deal Alert: $49 Fares from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s…

JetBlue Launching Service to Mexico City; Grab $99 One-Way Fares Now

A few days after announcing plans for a new route between Fort Lauderdale and Quito, Ecuador, JetBlue’s unveiling service to a new destination in Mexico. Starting on October 1, 2015, the airline will offer daily flights between Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport and two JetBlue hubs in Florida: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Orlando (MCO). Both…

JetBlue Plans South America Expansion with Daily Flight to Ecuador

Beginning next year, you’ll have another option for flying between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Quito, Ecuador (UIO) – with better connections, of course. JetBlue expects to launch daily service in the first quarter of 2016 with its 150-seat Airbus A320. The airline already offers service to several destinations in South America, including Bogotá, Cartagena and Medellín in Colombia and Lima…

Where Points and Miles Go After You Die

Sometimes you can leave your accrued miles or points to the people you love after you die, and sometimes you can’t. Today, we explore policies from some of the major US airlines. If your airline does permit a loved one to take over your frequent flyer assets after death, it’s important to plan ahead; if you’re unable to get them…