Alaska’s new top tier elite status: MVP Gold 75K

Alaska has now officially announced the details of their new top tier status level, MVP Gold 75K. As the name suggests this is for those that earn 75,000 elite qualifying miles per year on Alaska, or 90,000 miles or 90 segments on Alaska and their qualifying partners. Given that the previous highest tier, MVP Gold,…

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Confirmed: United introduces one way awards!

No surprises here. Starting February 1, United will offer one-way awards for half the price of roundtrip tickets. Initially this will only be available on United and United Express and tickets need to be booked online, but more functionality will be added in summer. Apparently they’ll also offer “Miles & Money” awards, the details of which…

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Photo #159

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It’s time for a reader photo. Thanks to Sam for sending in this one. Correct Answer: Houston Airport, Texas Winner: whakojacko If you’d like your photo featured, please email it to me at onemileatatime@hotmail.com, along with the correct answer.

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A quick note about Twitter….

No doubt I’ve been a crappy “tweeter” in the past. I’m just not that into Twitter. I used it mostly for aviation/flying/travel related stuff, yet I never accessed it on my cell phone while traveling, and by the time I got home I tended to prefer blogging over “tweeting” and trying to figure out how…

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Photo #158

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It’s time for a reader photo. Thanks to David for sending in this one. Correct Answer: Atom Bomb Dome, Hiroshima, Japan Winner: Austex If you’d like your photo featured, please email it to me at onemileatatime@hotmail.com, along with the correct answer.

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Another weekend of healthy eating….

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Amazingly enough some of you people actually seem to like airline food (and even more of you seem to roll your eyes at my obsession with hot nuts, cookies, and getting my first meal choice). So I posted all the delightfully healthy food I was served on my flights last weekend, so I might as…

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