US Airways Devalues Award Chart & A Sweet Spot Is Lost

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Hot off the heels of American Airlines AAnytime award devaluation, US Airways has joined the club with no advanced notice given as well. If you take a look at their award chart today, you'll see that North America to North Asia is now 110,000 miles roundtrip in Business Class. This award … [Read more...]

Free checked bag with US Airways Mastercard

First Checked Bag Free with US Airways Mastercard

I just got an e-mail from Barclays stating that beginning April 30th, each US Airways Mastercard cardmember can check 1 bag for free for themselves and up to 4 companions.  This will only be available on US Airways operated flights, so until the merger is complete, you won’t get a free … [Read more...]

“Buy” US Airways Miles for 1.1 Cents Each

US Airways miles sale

US Airways is still coming out with some incredible sale prices on its miles, even after merging with American Airlines and moving over to the oneworld Alliance. This week only they're offering the chance to effectively buy miles for 1.135 cents each ($10 per 1,000 miles, plus 7.5% tax and … [Read more...]

United Airlines Will Match Your US Airways Elite Status

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Yesterday I listed a couple of opportunities to buy or match elite status within the Star Alliance after the departure of US Airways and TAM, including some offers from various Star Alliance carriers to match TAM elite status. Unfortunately Air Canada seemed to be the only carrier with a … [Read more...]

Up to 25,000 Bonus Miles for Flying Oneworld Partners

US Airways oneworld promo

US Airways joined the oneworld Alliance on Monday, and if you decide against matching your status to one of its former Star Alliance partners as I described this morning, then US Airways has an offer to to reward you for doing business with its new friends (HT to Deals We … [Read more...]

You Can Now Book US Airways with Avios Online

Phoenix to Vancouver nonstop is 30,000 Avios in First Class (3x the coach rate)

March 31st is the Oneworld join date for US Airways, and it’s already Monday in the UK.  You can now book flights on US Airways with Avios on US Airways has hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington DC (DCA/National).  They also run some shuttle routes … [Read more...]