Tagged: airline miles

737 Max 9 aircraft ok to head back in the sky after inspections

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Alaska and United have gotten the OK to put 737 Max 9 aircraft back in the sky after inspections starting tomorrow. Meanwhile, Kayak.com reports that more and more travelers are trying to avoid the Max 9. And California joins the list of states with digital licenses (think TSA). Travelers United has put out a list of driving tips for...

Tips for playing the points and/or mileage game

On the Sunday, November 10th edition of The Travel Guys, live from Sacramento and Kapa’a, Hawaii, on the island of Kauai… In the Travel News, Airbnb deals with a halloween party gone very bad in northern California and announces some new safety regulations.  Are they enough? Homeland Security is starting to realize that Real ID may have some problems getting everyone ready to travel by October 1st of next year and is proposing putting more of...

Is there ever a good reason to purchase miles?

On the Sunday, August 5th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Volaris Airlines is the latest to announce a new service at Sacramento International.  The twice weekly red eye flights will take travelers to Leon, the largest city in the state Guanajuato.  They will begin November 21st.  American Airlines has a dud on its hands.  Their *new* buy-on-board BBQ Chicken Sandwich didn’t turn turn quite like they had hoped.  It has been discontinued and will be served...