JetBlue Founder’s New Airline, Hope for Silver Medallion Elites Upgrades, American Cancellations and More

Jun 23, 2018

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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

JetBlue’s Founder May Start a New US Airline

David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue, sent out hints that he may be starting a new airline in the US – and it may be here in 2020.

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Keep Faith, Silver Medallion Elites: You Too Can Upgrade to First Class

TPG shared a few ways Silver Medallion Elites can make it to an upgraded seat, since it typically seems impossible.

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American Airlines Flight Cancellation Meltdown at CLT 

American’s technical issues meant so many cancellations.

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Why I Don’t Set up Autopay on My Credit Cards

Some fraudulent charges slipped by Editor-at-Large, Zach Honig, and he accidentally paid them. You can avoid this.

A Magical Experience: Flying a Kenmore Air Seaplane From Seattle to Orcas Island

TPG’s Ravi Ghelani reviewed an adventurous seaplane flight from Seattle to Orcas Island.

We'll see even more long-haul routes operated by narrowbody planes like this Norwegian 737MAX.

Norwegian Enters Canada With New Routes to Europe and the French Caribbean

Norwegian Air is adding new routes from Canada.

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Greece’s Aegean Places $5.8 Billion Order for A320neo and A321neo

Now that’s a lot of zeros.

Delta Will Be the Launch Operator of Revamped CRJ Series Aircraft

Delta’s rolling out the new CRJ regional jets – and they’re spending hundreds of millions of dollars on them.

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