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October 28, 2018 – travel blog posts of interest

Boarding Area

Why Airlines Charge Big Change Fees (It’s Why Airline Tickets Are Different From Sports Tickets) 
Moving Flights From Britain Due to Brexit 
Destinations Travelers Are Returning to – Why Turkey & Istanbul Top the List and Where to Visit
Hilton and Marriott Hotel Promos: Take Advantage of These Two!
Free Instant Top Tier Elite Status From IHG Rewards Club
Air India Resuming Nonstop Flights From Mumbai To New York JFK
Norwegian, The Low Fare Airline Says Low Fares Can’t Continue….\
Last week on Economy Class and Beyond – 27th October
Here’s Why Frequent Flyer Programs Devalue Their Currency
CONFIRMED: World of Hyatt Points Devaluation starting Nov 1 
Weekly Review: October 27, 2018
Southwest Airlines Delayed a Delta Flight, 3 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check, Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Guide
Marriott CEO: Your Frustrations are Just “Noise Around the Edges” 
Scammed With A Bag Of Sand, House Sitting In Whales, Gift of College Locator & More!
What Meghan Markle Wears When She Flies and Norwegian’s CEO Promises Higher Airfares
British Airways Hack hit Avios transactions!
Last Week At The Lounge: October 27, 2018

Flyer Talk

Million Mile Secrets

Virgin Atlantic’s First Pride Flight Tickets Are On Sale for ~$500
Delta SkyClub Lounge Crowds Are About to Dwindle – Restrictions Coming in 2019!
3 New American Airlines Partners Available for Award Booking Online, Including the Best Business Class in the World!
American Airlines Takes a Jackhammer to Its Admirals Club Membership
Cathay Pacific Data Breach Affects 9+ Million Customers and They Waited Months to Tell Us!

Redd r/churning

The Flight Deal

The Points Guy

TPG Readers’ Best Tips for Visiting Southeast Asia on Points and Miles
Hilton Plans Two-Day Blackout for Reservation and Loyalty Platform Migration
Does It Make Sense to Buy Southwest Points Using the 30% Discount?
JetBlue Founder’s New Airline Won’t Have Customer Service
Toronto Airport: Cannabis Amnesty Cans Are Not ‘Free Weed’ Bins
The Good and Bad News From Hyatt Introducing Pricier Award Category
Why Has Marriott Suddenly Become so Antisocial?
This Is Why You Should Always Double Check Your Luggage Tags at the Airport
First Look Inside Istanbul New Airport, Soon to Be the World’s Largest
These Are the Busiest Flight Routes During the Holiday Season
Elon Musk Says Tesla’s Autonomous Ride-Hailing Fleet Will Compete With Uber and Lyft

Canadian Travel Bloggers

Air Canada – Pay with Masterpass and get a $50 or a $150 credit
Hot flight deals from 9,000 to 25,000 Aventura Points – Ends November 30, 2018
October 26 Update: World of Hyatt adding Category 8 redemption level, 50 bonus AIR MILES for Alamo rentals and more
IHG members only sale for stays in Canada – save at least 15% when you book by Nov 13

When You Can’t Book the “Perfect” Award…

Airline News

Filthy flights: The dirtiest surface on an airplane may surprise you
Air Canada Reveals Top-10 List Of Best New Restaurants Of 2018
Swoop resuming flights to U.S. after receiving final operating approval
Air Canada opens new facility at Edmonton … – Global News
Fuel truck clips American Airlines plane at LaGuardia
October | 2018 | World Airline News
Wow Air rolls out $129 flights between Vancouver and Iceland

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