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PointsHoarder 3 – The Value of Points (Airlines)

May 31, 2012

Our third episode is all about the value of airline miles. Seth claims we beat around the bush a little, you be the judge.

The news covered in this episode includes the start of the Denver-Tokyo Narita route by United, the move by the city of Houston to allow Hobby airport to handle international traffic, and Delta picking up some Boeing 717s. And Seth has a little quiz for our listeners.

Length: 33 minutes

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8 comments on “PointsHoarder 3 – The Value of Points (Airlines)

  1. Just a quick note on the delta stuff – the 76 seaters would be cr9’s or e75s assuming they are configured to match existing equipment. The e70s and cr7s take 65-69. They don’t have anything between the 76 seat rjs and the 120 seat d95s, but can certainly pick about and capacity above that.

  2. The LH 747-8 inaugural and the JFK-HNL-JFK inaugurals on Hawaiian? What do I win?

    • You would’ve won something if you were correct, AK. Alas, two out of three doesn’t win. 🙂

      • Oliver Jun 10, 2012

        FRA-IAD
        JFK-HNL
        HNL-IAD

        Yeah, I am late and don’t expect any prize 🙂

        • You got it, Oliver! I probably have a couple drink chits for UA if you want. Lemme know.

  3. I eagerly await and enjoy the podcasts. I wouldn’t have minded a longer podcast if there was more specific information about different airlines frequent flyer programs and their pros and cons.

  4. John Kohl Jun 28, 2012

    Can you cover hotel points in a future podcast? I’m an infrequent traveler (1-3 trips per year), does it make sense to keep points in hotel programs, or link with a FF program and convert to miles?

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