United Launches Meet and Greet Concierge Service

United Airlines is continuing its attempt at healing its harsh customer service reputation. In 2015, the carrier announced it would allow airport agents to distribute electronic goodwill certificates of up to $125 and it would equip 23,000 flight attendants and more than 6,000 US hub-based customer service reps with the iPhone 6 Plus. The airline also announced…

Deal Alert: New York to San Juan from $216 Round-Trip

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…

United’s Flying an International 777 Between Newark and LAX

For five weeks in April and May, United’s Newark-LAX Premium Service route is getting a huge upgrade. The carrier will be operating one of its three-cabin 777-200ERs between the two hubs, featuring United’s international Global First product. Interestingly, Delta’s also operating a wide-body between NYC and Los Angeles during the next few weeks, so if…

Credit Cards That Get You Elite-Like Airline Benefits

Maybe you failed to qualify for your airline’s elite status this year? Or perhaps you occasionally need to travel on carriers that you don’t hold elite status with? Don’t worry; TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele is here to show you how the right credit card can offer you many of the same benefits that come along elite…

Deal Alert: SFO to Maui from $296 Round-Trip on Hawaiian and United

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…

My Credit Card Inventory: Which To Keep and Which to Cancel?

A new year presents new opportunities to maximize your travel strategy. That’s why, around the start of each year, I take inventory of my portfolio of credit cards and weigh the benefits of each. That helps me weed out the ones that aren’t providing enough value to offset their annual fees, and to decide which…

Delta’s Now The Second-Largest US Carrier

Delta beat out United to claim its spot as the second-largest carrier in the US last year. While those two are fighting for silver, American Airlines is expected to reign king for US carriers — at least in terms of total revenue passenger miles, an industry measurement tool that multiplies the number of passengers by the distance…