Venture Card Frequent Flyer Miles – unrestricted but “expensive” to use

Unless you lost your television you’ve seen the ads for the new Capitol One Venture Card.    They feature Alex Baldwin talking about the benefits of using the Venture miles anytime and on any airline.   If you were among …

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United’s iPOD chargers from Panasonic Avionics

United Airlines is starting to install chargers for iPHONES and iPODS in planes. This appears to be a mild transition to the real power supplies that many laptop users would really benefit from on planes, but it is a good …

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No United Continental Merger

CNN is reporting that there will not be a Continental United merger after all. Continental’s CEO told employees today that the airline was better off alone than merged. A United Continental merger would have created the world’s largest airline.

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