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2012-09-10 02:21:04

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety percent of frequent flyers think that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is doing either a poor or fair job in performing security screenings at the nation's airports, according to a new survey of frequent flyers conducted by Frequent Business Traveler magazine (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com). The survey found that the typical American frequent flyer holds the TSA in fairly low regard with 76.1 percent of respondents...

2012-08-23 06:20:36

DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today the addition of National Car Rental as a new Partner of the carrier's frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards. Members of Rapid Rewards will receive 600 points per qualifying rental from National. To celebrate the new partnership, now through Nov. 15, 2012, Members can receive triple points and save up to 25 percent on any qualifying rental of three days or more. That's 1,800 points instead of the...

2012-08-06 10:20:18

CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches its MileagePlus Digital Media Store, a first-of-its-kind in the airline industry, giving MileagePlus members the opportunity to use miles for music tracks, albums and movies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/CG52583) The Digital Media Store features a full catalog of music, including popular songs from the past and present in a wide range of genres, such as pop, rock, country, jazz and classical. Certain...

2012-07-26 02:22:09

ATLANTA, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has put hundreds of flights nationwide on sale for fall 2012 as it celebrates the completion of its historic expansion at New York's LaGuardia Airport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "Our LaGuardia expansion is truly a momentous occasion for Delta, and to celebrate we've put fares on sale across the U.S.," said Gail Grimmett, Delta's senior vice president - New York. "That means our customers...

2012-07-24 02:21:28

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Emirates Airline, and United Airlines have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by affluent frequent business travelers. The Hilton chain was recognized as favorite in the Americas, Asia/Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Singapore Airlines took top honors as best...

2012-07-23 10:21:22

ATLANTA, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense named Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) a 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award recipient. With more than 3,000 nominations submitted, Delta is one of 15 employers awarded the Department of Defense's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) "The Freedom Award is a great honor and even more...

2012-07-23 06:20:48

BOSTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at this year's Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention, Virgin America announces a suite of enhancements to its Elevate® frequent flyer program that promise to make travel even more rewarding for the airline's most loyal guests. As of this summer, the airline's top flyers can enjoy new Elevate Gold and Elevate Silver status levels within the program, with perks that include: priority check-in, security clearance...

2012-07-23 02:20:15

NEW YORK, July, 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the airline that loves to give back, today introduces TrueBlue Mosaic, an enhancement to the carrier's existing customer loyalty program that will add even more value for its most frequent flyers. Officially launching this fall 2012, TrueBlue Mosaic members will automatically receive: Free second checked bag for everyone flying on the member's reservation (b) Free Even More(TM) Speed, providing expedited security at...

2012-07-14 23:02:52

As specialists at finding cheap business class tickets, with hot deals to Europe, experts at Alpha Flight Guru say using rewards points and traveling to off-season destinations are other ways to save on summer travel. San Bruno, Calif. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Summer travel season has officially begun and an estimated 140 million Americans are planning a vacation during the warmer months ahead. More summer travelers than ever before are planning on using loyalty program points and frequent...

2012-07-02 06:21:05

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines AAdvantage® members can now book award travel via AA.com on Qantas Airways, a oneworld® alliance carrier and joint business partner. On the heels of Qantas' recent expansion to daily service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sydney, Australia, this new option offers customers added choice, convenience and flexibility when using AAdvantage miles to book award travel to Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific or beyond....