More airline partnership and a key route trimmed. Plus, cool new trains and airlines and loyalty plays.

No, that’s not a typo. We’re mourning the loss of the Convair 580s from commercial service, now slated for next year, among many other things in this week’s episode.

A great credit card debate to kick things off this week. Which is terribly unusual, but also pretty interesting. Also, the US3 v ME3 might finally be settled, with a bit of Mexican collateral damage. And do people really care that much about tomato juice on board!?!

Welcome to episode 17 of the PointsHoarder podcast. This time around we’re talking a lot about hotels. Why? Because three major chains all made changes to their policies in the past few weeks. Hilton, Hyatt…