MileagePlus X App

Clunky old MileagePlus X and its new merchants

For the past week and a half I had been having issues with my MileagePlus X app. There seemed to be no explanation for the problem other than the app just acting up. Although aContinue reading

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United deferred its first four A350’s

About three years ago, United Airlines ordered 35 new Airbus A350 jetliners. The Airbus A350 is Airbus’ response to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, likewise with larger windows, and a quieter and more humid cabin, decreasing the jet lag most experience in long-haulContinue reading

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MileagePlus Cards

Chase MileagePlus Explorer card Refer-a-Friend program has also ended

After the end of the 70k and 50k increased signup bonus offers for the MileagePlus Explorer card that I wrote about earlier today, the Referral Program for the same card has also concluded. This isContinue reading

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MileagePlus Explorer card signup bonus down to 40k miles

Hopefully many of you were able to enjoy the recent 70k signup bonus offer for this card. It was the first time that saw that high an offer on this card. Even if you missedContinue reading

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MileagePlus X App

New MileagePlus X Merchant – Home Depot

There’s a new lucrative miles earning merchant on MPX and this one is big for contractors. Up until now, Lowe’s was the only home improvement store to participate in MPX. Now there are two options.Continue reading

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Hangzhou service to end in October

In United’s 2Q Earnings call, United President Scott Kirby reported that the Pacific had been its worst-performing operation in the quarter, and the only region with a negative PRASM year-on-year. Fast-forward less than two weeksContinue reading

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Credit Cards

DOSH app Tech Support is unusually responsive

If you’ve been following the blog for the last couple of months you know what the DOSH app is. If you missed the previous posts, DOSH is the cash back app for a brand new card linkedContinue reading

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A quick glimpse into United’s future 737 fleet

Following its agreement with Boeing to convert 100 737 Max 9 orders to 737 Max 10 orders right out of the Paris Air Show, United is giving us a look into what their 737 fleet willContinue reading

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Amex Membership Rewards Cards

Banking 90,000 Amex Membership Rewards points

Signing up for credit cards and earning sign-up bonuses is by far the most rewarding method to earn airline miles and points. However, there are times when applying for credit cards is just not theContinue reading

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Frontier declared war on United in Denver, United announces new Denver service to London

For a long time, Denver has been one of my favorite layover airports. If you read the blog, you know I love to geek out on planes and this airport provides one of the bestContinue reading

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