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Spinning the Wheel of Credit!
- FrequentMiler highlights greater benefits with AAdvantage status and the Citi Prestige.
- A better, cooler RedBird? No, it’s not the Rocking Robin – FrequentMiler has some initial information.
- There are 15 things everyone should know about American Express. The Doctor of Credit knows them – and wants you to know them, too! Because knowing is half the battle… (Spoiler alert – the lads discuss this on the next Saverocity Observation Deck Podcast)
Plane ‘ol Information
- Airways News interviews David Neeleman, founder of Azul, formerly involved with all the other cool airlines out there (in some form or fashion), Southwest, WestJet, JetBlue.
- What if an airplane window could sense that you were looking out of it, and told you what you were looking at? It’s like that Apple iPhone Sky app but for plane windows! Coming soon to an Airbus aircraft near you?
- How about some light reading? Here’s an interesting grouping of how Airport Codes got their names.
- By the way, the TSA SPOT worksheet got leaked online earlier this week, but you’ll need to bring your own crayons to fill it out. Biggest lessons we learned? Don’t ask too many questions and don’t whistle while going through the security checkpoint.
Pointing out some Changes
- In hotel news – you probably noticed Wyndham’s new flat rate award of 15,000 points. From Wandering Aramean (who has thing for data analysis), that’s probably not a good thing for most people–the flat rate award that is! (Spoiler alert: Joe & Trevor debate this on the next Saverocity Observation Deck Podcast!)
- Meanwhile, Club Carlson is devaluing, too – but not in the good way. Miles to Memories explains why.