Are there any good domestic US carriers anymore? Sure, everyone has their favorites, and some are better than others for a given situation, but when asked recently, my response has been something … [Read more...] about Is American Still the Right Airline for Me?
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From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… A few days ago, our friend Gary Leff over at View From The Wing wrote a post arguing the time has come to take the function of airport security screening away … [Read more...] about Three Reasons NOT to Privatize the TSA (#garyleffiswrong)
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… I know this is going to be hard to believe, but I'm not always right.Two weeks ago I gave myself a pat on the back because my speculation about the eventual … [Read more...] about Yeah, I Was Completely Wrong About That Hyatt Visa Deal
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… Today's post begins with a disclaimer, which I feel is always the best way to start off a post. In my mind, it absolves me of all responsibility for what … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Get a Hyatt Visa for the 20% Rebate
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… Everyone knows I relish being combative, but here's a case where I actually agree with the Conventional Wisdom. At least some of it.Citibank has now added a … [Read more...] about The Best Use for Citi ThankYou Points Isn’t the Transfer Partners
Why don't airlines like Southwest and JetBlue have award charts that spell out the cost of their frequent flier awards? Charts make it easier to determine the cost of an award redemption: for example, … [Read more...] about Are Loyalty Programs Without Blackout Dates Always Better?
Over the past several months, I reviewed and evaluated the value propositions of the domestic extra legroom products of both American (Main Cabin Extra) and Delta (Economy Comfort). On a recent trip … [Read more...] about Review: Virgin America Main Cabin Select, LAX-DAL
Update: the Travel Codex Forum is now closed. Thank you for participating in this experiment!The last week has been a whirlwind. Tahsir decided to create a manufactured spend forum and quickly … [Read more...] about Travel Codex: A Private Forum, Open to All
Yesterday, SriLankan Airlines joined the oneworld alliance, becoming the first airline from the Indian subcontinent to join a major alliance (there are reports Air India may join Star Alliance, but … [Read more...] about Use British Airways Avios on SriLankan Airlines
Introduction/Booking New LAX Star Alliance Lounge/Tom Bradley International Terminal Singapore A380 Suites, Los Angeles to Tokyo-Narita ANA Suite Lounge (Satellite 4) and United Club, … [Read more...] about Review: Singapore A380 Suites Tokyo-Narita to Singapore