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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively approved five available daytime slot pairs for U.S. carriers to operate to/from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.

DOT New RoutingsAmerican, Delta and United will receive overnight flights while Hawaiian has been allocated a daytime slot to operate from the city airport which serves the Tokyo Metropolitan area. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors has had very popular MVP rate for years that offers 20% off at participating properties in the Americas (Canada, United States, Brazil, Mexico etc.), Hawaii and the Caribbean while being eligible for all the status benefits and stay/night credits + points.

Hilton HHonors MVP Rates

The rate rules used to only require Hilton HHonors number to be eligible to use it. Some properties now require the person using the rate to have sport affiliation (of any kind). [click to continue…]

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In the past couple of months American Airlines has reportedly received numerous complaints about bed bug infestations on board their aircraft that have bitten many passengers and crew.

AA Bedbug

American Airlines has acknowledged the matter in internal memos and taken measures to sanitize the aircraft, especially the crew bunks where most complaints stem from. [click to continue…]

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My personal quest of getting InterContinental Royal Ambassador portfolio delivered after requalifying back in September 2015 is now finally over!

IHG Rewards Club Royal Ambassador Portfolio

IHG Rewards Club has had great difficulties getting the Ambassador and Royal Ambassador portfolios delivered (that I have extensively covered here on LoyaltyLobby) starting with having incorrect phone number printed on the back of the card (went to a sex chat line) to claiming issues with the company fulfilling the delivery and printing these. [click to continue…]

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Authorities in Scotland have arrested both pilots of an Air Transat flight to Toronto for being under the influence of alcohol just before getting the flight ready for departure when cabin crew notified police.

Transat A330

The flight from Glasgow to Toronto had to be cancelled with the passengers being accommodated locally and flown back today (Tuesday). [click to continue…]