Tag Archives: economy

Alaska Airlines to Introduce Basic Economy Fare

Alaska Airlines to Introduce Basic Economy Fare I write a lot about Alaska Airlines — I find them to be a great airline, with a great loyalty program.  They mostly resist the race-to-the-bottom of other airlines.  Still, they are not immune.  They charge for checked luggage (though they have a great 20-minute guarantee).  They removed… Read More »

Virgin America Mileage Run

Virgin America Mileage Run Up until recently, Virgin America allowed for VERY creative routing for travel between Portland, OR (PDX) and Los Angeles (LAX).  Depending on the dates, you could fly from PDX-LAX with stops in San Francisco, Florida, New York, Boston, and/or DC for under $100.  Virgin America has changed the routing ability; it… Read More »

My JetBlue Mileage Run

JetBlue mileage run Earlier this month JetBlue was running the promotion of the year that promised to match (and then some) your Virgin America points after one roundtrip flight.   I signed up for the promotion and then status matched from Alaska MVP Gold to JetBlue Mosaic, their one level elite status.  I needed a trip before… Read More »

Mileage Run to Copenhagen: Part 1 – SEA-BUR-SEA-CDG-CPH

Mileage Run to Copenhagen Introduction Part 1: SEA-BUR-SEA-CDG-CPH Holiday Inn Burbank-Media City 24 Hours in Copenhagen Hilton Copenhagen Airport Part 2: CPH-AMS-SLC-SEA Aviator Lounge CPH Aspire Lounge (41) AMS Delta Sky Club SLC SEA-BUR-SEA – AS 737-800 I was on the last SEA-BUR of the day on Thursday and the first BUR-SEA flight of the… Read More »