UPDATE: The contract passed 66% to 34%. Turns out it wasn’t as close as I thought it might be.   Today we will find out whether the pilots for American Airlines have voted to accept a proposed contract between AA and the Allied Pilots Association. Voting has been ongoing for a couple of weeks, and… Read full article

First class monetization arrived on my iPhone today. I was greeted with this when checking in for my flight home tomorrow.   I passed on the $179 upgrade opportunity for this 1 hour 20 minute flight. However, I admit that I’ve had difficult enough business weeks that I might have paid this some other time… Read full article

I received a nifty little post card in the mail today from American Express. They’re offering a special deal with NCL – a $300 dollar credit to spend on board when you book Haven or Suite accommodations nine months or more in advance with any American Express® Card. Use promo code AMEX to book by… Read full article

I have a brief business trip this week. The flights are short, but I am seated in a rather unfavorable location on one of the flights. I’ve been checking the seatmap on Delta.com every so often for a few days. I don’t know whether I was tired or just had a momentary brain fizzle, but it suddenly occurred to me… Read full article

I received an email last night from Points.com with an interesting offer – earn AAdvantage bonus miles for posting a hotel review to HolidayCheck.com. The deal: 70 miles per review, up to 700 per month. While there was once a time in my traveling life where I very well might sleep in 10 hotels in a… Read full article

Yesterday, I read on a few blogs that Southwest was pushing a targeted fast-track to A-List status promotion. I did not receive that one, but I did get a little something in email from Southwest today – a double redeemable and tier points promotion. Here are the details. “Earn double points and double Tier Qualifying… Read full article

The sun is finally shining in Atlanta. Of course, I’ll be leaving for more cold in Washington, DC, but I digress. It’s good to be back on the road again, if only for a short trip to the Nation’s capital. Here’s a look at our posts over the last week at MJ on Travel. New… Read full article

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a deal worthy of a “weekly deal” post, but today is the day. This is even more worthy of a post since I was able to take advantage of this. As you may know, the world’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas, will be spending a summer… Read full article

This week, Carnival released some additional details on their forthcoming newest ship, Carnival Vista. The ship sets sail in spring 2016, and promises to be Carnival’s best ship yet. According to the company, Carnival Vista is designed to connect guests to the ocean with sweeping views and plenty to do inside and out. One of my favorite… Read full article

If you’ve ever looked at the About Me page here at MJ on Travel, you know I’m an airline guy/#AvGeek first and foremost. I cut my teeth at American Eagle and American Airlines, and it really makes me smile that American Airlines has taken delivery of its first 787 today. Yes, I’m following on Flightaware.com…. Read full article

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