Make-A-Wish come true by donating your airline miles

Six-year-old Ryan surfing, as per his wish, the waves of Hawaii

Causes don’t get much better than this. Make-A-Wish—which famously grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses—is right now in the midst of its “Wishes in Flight” campaign, and it’s calling on travelers everywhere to help out. And to do that, all that’s required is a few unused frequent flyer miles. With “Wishes in Flight,” Make-A-Wish […]

Delta Publishes 2015 SkyMiles Award Chart

Delta's 757 first class

Delta recently introduced a new mileage earning and redemption structure for SkyMiles members, which they said they weren’t going to release until the fall—and then released just a week later (they must’ve felt the heat). As of today, SkyMiles members can access Delta’s U.S. Award chart online at The new structure will be effective for new Award tickets […]

United: You can still reach Premier Platinum status


I just received an email from United stating: “You’re close to reaching MileagePlus® Premier® Platinum status for 2012 so we’re offering you the opportunity to achieve it by purchasing the remaining 2011 qualifying miles (EQM) or qualifying segments (EQS/EQP).  Since our last weekly update, your 2011 balance is 65894 EQM and 39.0 EQS/EQP. You need an […]