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United Airlines has been sending out targeted bonus offers this week trying to get MileagePlus members to fly more on United and spend more money as well.

United Promo

There are two components for this offers; one is for bonus miles (up to 75K total) based on the segments flown and the other one is to reach certain PQD (Premier Qualifying Dollar) requirements (up to 125K bonus miles). [click to continue…]

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Here are eight reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

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Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has launched economy award sale for travel between United States or Canada and Hawaii this fall between August 18 – December 15, 2015.

United Airlines Hawaii Award Discount

All members are eligible 20% discount and all United Premier members and Chase credit card holders get an additional 5% off for total discount of 25%. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines sent out yesterday bunch of emails to MileagePlus members offering them the opportunity to purchase Premier Qualifying miles.

United Airlines Premier Qualifying Miles Segments Sale

You can always purchase Premier Qualifying Miles (PQM’s) by using the Award & Premier Accelerators and the price often is lower than using this united “sale”. You can read more using the Award & Premier Accelerators here. [click to continue…]

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Mechanicals are unavoidable when you fly and the older airframes that the airlines fly these days simply mean more of them. But how an airline handles diversion and recovery, distinguishes itself between a good and bad operation.

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Based on the incident last Friday when a United flight from Chicago to London made a diversion to Goose Bay in Canada and put passengers in army barracks for an overnight, I would say that United is one terrible airline. [click to continue…]