TSA Archives | Mighty Travels Blog Posts

American Express updates Delta SkyMiles cards with limited-time welcome offers and new benefits

American Express updates Delta SkyMiles cards with limited-time welcome offers and new benefits

Starting January 30, 2020, Delta SkyMiles American Express Cards will have benefits that offer more ways to earn miles and feature new travel benefits. In the meantime, there are new limited-time welcome offers available from October 1 to October 30, 2019. Applicants who apply and are approved during this time can take advantage of the […]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, American Express, Delta Airlines, Delta Skymiles, Travel Deals

Read more

Amex platinum benefits – What can you get?

Amex platinum benefits – What can you get?

Amex platinum benefits are aimed primarily at frequent travelers with a focus on offering value at hotels and flights. These benefits do come with an upfront cost and high annual fee, so is it worth it? The card comes with enough perks, rewards, and benefits to far outweigh that annual fee. Amex Platinum card details […]

Posted on August 26, 2019 by in Credit Card Deals, Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

Read more

What you need to know about the Chase Ultimate Rewards program

What you need to know about the Chase Ultimate Rewards program

Chase Ultimate Rewards is the name of the points program for Chase’s rewards credit cards. Among points systems, Chase Ultimate Rewards is highly regarded because point values can be relatively high if used strategically to pay for travel. Whether you’re looking for a travel, business, or just a great all-around cashback card, Chase has several […]

Posted on August 21, 2019 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards, Credit Card Deals, Travel Deals, Travel News

Read more

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

Read more

Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

– Virgin Australia Velocity is switching to a spend based mileage earning starting today for Trans-Tasman flights The airline also adds free bags, free food, drinks and entertainment to their Economy flights to New Zealand. Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand had terminated a codeshare agreement that will make it much harder for Virgin Australia […]

Posted on August 1, 2018 by in Aeroplan

Read more

Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE Review (777-300) San Francisco (SFO) to Tokyo (HND) and SFO Centurion, Sakura and Air France-KLM Lounge Reviews

Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE Review (777-300) San Francisco (SFO) to Tokyo (HND) and SFO Centurion, Sakura and Air France-KLM Lounge Reviews

While I have been on Japan Airlines a number of times (e.g. in economy from Tokyo to San Francisco), it has been a long time since I have flown them in business class. This changed last week with my flight from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) in business class on the SKY SUITE product. Japan […]

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

Read more

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air was started in 2007 here in San Francisco by Shawn Simpson, an ex-Google employee. After initially serving charter contracts, the airline has been finding a way to grow, serving cities under the Essential Air Service program. The EAS is worth $263 million and is paid for by the federal government. Most cities would not […]

Posted on May 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

Read more