United Rolls Out New Tool to Minimize Missed Connections

Earlier this week, the carrier announced it is deploying a new technology tool that it calls “ConnectionSaver,” which will help reduce the number of missed connections by automatically holding certain flights until connecting passengers arrive.

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JetBlue Schedule Extended Through February 2020

JetBlue has extended its flight schedule through early 2020. You can now book JetBlue flights as far out as 2/12/2020. This opens up the schedule for two more months for winter getaways. So if you live near JetBlue hub, then take a look and start planning early . The old schedule had flight up to…

American Airlines and Qantas Get Early Approval for Joint Venture

American Airlines and Qantas have been given the U.S. government’s tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday issued an order tentatively approving the joint business agreement and granting antitrust immunity to the airlines covering international service. Once final approval is…

Priority Pass Owner Adding More Lounges Across the US

Collinson is set to open lounges at seven US airports this year, through its subsidiary Airport Lounge Development Inc. Collinson  is the owner of Priority Pass, so these new lounges can be accessed by all Priority Pass members. Just recently, ALD opened a lounge at Las Vegas McCarran International’s Terminal 1, as well as a…

Book Southwest Flights Through Chase Portal Again

Back in 2018, Chase moved its own travel portal to Expedia. Will that move, you were no longer able to use Ultimate Rewards points to book travel on some low cost carriers, with Southwest being one of them. Now there’s some good news. You’re able once again to book Southwest tickets over the phone using…

Southwest Updates Family Boarding Policy After Incident

Southwest Airlines has updated its family boarding policy. The change comes following an incident that passengers believed to be discriminatory. Back in 2017, a gay couple were flying with their three children and one of the men’s mother. When they attempted to board their flight during “family boarding, they were not allowed to do so.…