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When I have been watching the various international news channels as of late, there has been plenty of coverage about the Zika virus that is believed to cause serious birth defects.

Zika Travel Waivers

It took a while for some of the airlines to allow passengers (pregnant ones or those thinking of becoming pregnant) to postpone their trips, change destinations or apply for a refund. [click to continue…]

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There are short/medium haul flights leaving from Chicago’s O’Hare and some other airports that are catered with water only. United Airlines is now proactively emailing some customers affected with this change.

United Airlines Chicago Catering Issue

You would think that United Airlines would have implemented this caterer change better at its major Chicago hub, but this is United after all…… [click to continue…]

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The friendly skies of United Airlines ain’t so friendly anymore which was proven once again this week when the Department of Transportation fined the carrier 2.75 Million USD for violating the law.

UA B787 Aircraft

The Department of Transportation (DOT) substantiated that United doesn’t comply with regulations concerning treatment of disabled passengers and stranding passengers during tarmac delays. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines sent out an email today to MileagePlus members informing them about the Premier Qualifying Miles changes taking effect on January 1, 2016.

United Airlines MileagePlus Premier Qualifying Miles Update January 1 2016

United Airlines will increase (in some cases double) the Premier Qualifying Miles (PQMs) that members can earn for business and first class fares on United and select partner flights. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has announced that they will discontinue the route from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Dubai (DXB) effective January 23rd 2016 after losing a key contract from the U.S. Government.

UA B787As part of the ‘Fly America’ rule, the U.S. General Services Administration awarded the contract to Jet Blue which however only codeshares the flights that are in reality operated by Emirates. [click to continue…]