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Air Canada Bumps Woman, Misses $10,000 Dream Trip

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Recently, I wrote about a family that received $11,000 for giving up their seats on Delta Airlines. The family agreed to voluntarily give them up and cashed in!

On the opposite end of the spectrum you can be selected to be bumped when a flight is over sold. This can cause many headaches, especially if you have a pricey dream trip already booked at the destination you are flying to.

This is what happened to a woman who was supposed to fly with Air Canada to Miami. Continue reading Air Canada Bumps Woman, Misses $10,000 Dream Trip

Woman Gives Birth On Plane, Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant

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It’s hard to believe this could even happen…

A 23-year-old woman was on an Air Canada flight on Mother’s Day flying from Calgary to Tokyo when she got the biggest surprise of her life.

Ada Guan started to have stomach pains which had nothing to do with the fact that she was flying. It turned out that she was having labor pains. Continue reading Woman Gives Birth On Plane, Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant

Amenity Kits, Not Just In Premium Cabins

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A couple of weeks back I wrote about what I feel is The Worst Biz Class Amenity Kit Ever.

Considering that we tend to fly much more frequently in coach, amenity kits are not something that we get often.

Over the years we were disappointed with our Singapore kits (more a small pouch), really liked our American Air (business & first) kits and loved Lufthansa’s Awesome Oktoberfest Inspired Amenity Kits. There are quite a few others that I didn’t mention but you get the idea…

While amenity kits come in all kinds of quality and varieties, it’s always nice to get an unexpected amenity kit when flying at the back of the plane. Continue reading Amenity Kits, Not Just In Premium Cabins

Fly To London, Earn Up To 35,000 United Bonus Miles

Here is a way to earn a very nice bonus amount of United MileagePlus miles. However, to earn the full bonus it’s going to take multiple flights (in a short period of time) to London ┬áin order to earn them.

According to an e-mail I received from United, “Autumn is one of the best times of the year to experience London”. Continue reading Fly To London, Earn Up To 35,000 United Bonus Miles