American Airlines 5K One-Way Web Specials – Includes Transcon Flights!
American has released a new round of Web Special saver awards with flights from coast to coast available for as little as 5,000 miles. Rates this low won’t last, so book as soon as you can to take advantage of this opportunity!
Alaska Adds Singapore Airlines Redemptions, Cuts Stopovers Within Asia
Alaska has added the ability to redeem miles on Singapore Airlines, which is great news for Mileage Plan members. But there is also some bad news that largely overshadows the positive announcement: Stopovers on one-way award travel within Asia are no longer allowed.
Partner Awards in Premium Economy Now Bookable with American Miles
American frequent flyers can now use AAdvantage miles to book premium-economy awards with partner airlines. This is excellent news which gives travelers the option to fly in more comfort without the huge cost increase of business or first-class travel. At the moment, the rollout is limited to British Airways flights, but we’re optimistic we’ll see other partners come online soon.
Redeem Your Alaska Miles on Aer Lingus Flights
Alaska Airlines now allows you to redeem your MileagePlan Miles on Aer Lingus flights to Dublin and then onward within Europe. Although this option has been around for a few months, it’s worth a closer look at how to maximize your value from the new partnership.
Alaska Pulls Lounges in Seattle from Priority Pass
Alaska pulled all of its three lounges at Seattle/SeaTac out of the Priority Pass Program as of September 1, 2018. The reasoning, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to those that are frequently turned away due to overcrowding, which has been happening for months.
Alaska Tweaks Award Chart & Introduces Cancellation And Change Fees
Alaska has announced a host of changes that will affect its award chart, cancellation and change policies. As is the trend most changes are negative, especially the new change and cancellation policies, although the change to the award chart is slightly positive.
Alaska Airlines Award Sale Through Feb 19, 2018
Alaska Airlines is having an award sale for bookings through February 19, 2018, where you can pick up a flight for as little as 5,000 plus any taxes/fees. While a sale sounds great, we’re not 100% sure how much of an actual sale this is as Alaska’s standard award chart starts at 5,000 miles — the same price that these sale prices start.
Alaska and American Downgrading Their Partnership
Alaska has announced some significant changes to its partnership with American Airlines. While the partnership is not being entirely terminated like its deal with Delta, the changes are sufficiently drastic to gut the relationship effectively.