Sam: I’d like to turn our standard Shop Talk format on end today. Instead of a guest post, or our usual banter I wanted to discuss a question that’s been
Warning: I’m still feeling some residual grumpiness, so humor me a bit today. — There’s a lot of really bad advice out there. Advice on traveling for “Free,” advice on
We’re trying out a new segment here on Milenomics: Shop Talk. Think of it as a ‘podcast on paper.’ We’ll discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles
No major event goes without fun commercials. Well, here is a selection of Superbowl LII commercials, for this case, with an #avgeek or travel tint.The first commercial to run was
Is the power of FREE! causing you to pass up better options?
Written by Milenomics contributor @RobertDwyer
One of the best books I’ve read the past few years is Dan Ariely’s Pre..
Sam here: New year, new things afoot at Milenomics. I’d like to introduce Robert who will be contributing here on the blog. Robert and I have had plenty of discussions
*testing, testing* 1, 2, 3. Is this thing on?
Hello, Hello. Happy new year to all. I’m dusting things off a bit here and wanted to start the year with a
This time of year its nice to do a little navel gazing and take a look back at 2017.
A Look Back at 2017 TravelFor me, 2017 was a drastically different
This isn’t aviation geek, miles and points, or even airline travel related. I’m a merchant mariner, holder of a 100 ton Captain’s license for inland and near coastal waters, best..
I remember the moment you accepted my status challenge. I had been a long time United 1K, but the Premier Qualifying Dollar (PQD) introduction was too much for me, coupled
A trend that I and I think many others noticed about the reporting of Hurricane Irma, was a borderline myopic focus on the Continental United States. The news and weather
Josh Waitzkin, interviewed in Tom Ferriss’ the Tools of Titans highlights one of the most important concepts in life. Succinctly put, he calls this the Go Around principle.
I don’t want to be a pessimist, but it seems to me that with a lot of the news going around over the past month or so, Travel is Changing
Frequent Flyer Programs are big revenue machines for airlines, and those 40% off promotions generally aren’t a good deal, but believe it or not, there are a few cases where
I’m heading up to the Freddie Awards later today, with a slight deviation to last year, a couple of early Freddie Awards winners were announced ahead of the actual event.
I think we’ve all enjoyed the purely parody account of @FakeUnitedJeff … Yes, he’s the parody of the “has been” United CEO, who was unceremoniously outed after a rather awkward
Yesterday, I asked whether the blogosphere had “over covered” #bumpgate, where we witnessed video of United’s dragging a passenger off a plane.Well, today, I thought I’d attempt ..
Everyone is talking about #BumpGate, where United Airlines involuntarily denied boarding to a medical professional after he had already boarded, resulting in the Chicago Aviation..
I find the commercials of the Super Bowl to be interesting. I wrote last year of my favorite commercials. This year, I found some of the trends to be interesting,
No man (or woman) is an island; we must embrace the community to fully realize our potential.
So what am I getting at with the idea that No Man (or woman)
Over the past few years I’ve seen an increasing trend among our peers. That is, this idea of side gigs or side hustles. I would offer that folks that this
The first frequent flyer program, American Airlines AAdvantage program was launched in May of 1991. The first hotel loyalty program was Holiday Inn, in February 1983, Marriott es..
With the latest news out of Amazon and Frequent Flyer Program both changes and programs in general, I can’t help but see the similarities, and I don’t mean that in