Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Zach:

Hawaiian Airlines joins United in offering pre-flight COVID-19 tests

The Honolulu-based carrier will make it easier for passengers to secure a test ahead of their flight. → Read More

Extremely rare award space from NYC for Emirates' latest first-class suite

Want to fly one of the very best products in the world? Now's your chance. → Read More

United Airlines simplifies COVID-19 screening for passengers headed to Hawaii

The 50th state has pushed back its reopening several times, but the tourism industry is hoping this latest date sticks. → Read More

United is giving scaled-back food and drinks a big inflight boost

Premium-cabin passengers will see the biggest improvement, but economy flyers will benefit on many routes, too. → Read More

United Airlines flight credits: Everything you need to know

Armed with this guide, you should have a better idea of how to identify which credits you have at your disposal, and how to make the most of them when booking your next trip. → Read More

Air Canada's Infinite Canada Flight Pass offers unlimited travel for a fixed rate

Customers will be eligible to earn up to 15,000 Altitude Qualifying Miles each month. → Read More

World's most frequent flyer hits another major milestone

Stuker's now a lifetime United Global Services member more than five times over. → Read More

15 things I learned from my biggest mid-pandemic trip to date

Having an Audi Q5 from Silvercar made the trip as easy as could be. → Read More

Boom's supersonic jet could one day fly the President of the United States

A flight from the East Coast to Europe could take just over three hours, compared with more than six onboard Boeing's far larger 747. → Read More

You're not dreaming: What it really looks like inside LaGuardia Airport now

We even had a chance to step back in time with a visit to the old section of the terminal — see for yourself. → Read More

How many passengers have US airlines banned for not wearing masks?

With mask requirements clearly outlined across the board, there's really no excuse not to comply. → Read More

How airlines may choose to make up for those recently eliminated $200 change fees

Flexibility just became a perk of all "standard" economy tickets, which can cost hundreds of dollars more than basic economy, each way. → Read More

Tourists will return to NYC, but they won't be staying at the Hilton Times Square

Fortunately for Hilton loyalists, there are still abundant properties to choose from in New York City. → Read More

Hawaiian Airlines becomes the latest US carrier to say 'aloha' to change fees

Hawaiian Airlines will join its mainland counterparts, Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, United — and of course, Southwest — in permanently retiring change fees. → Read More

Spirit adding biometrics to minimize interactions between passengers and staff

In addition to reduced interactions between passengers and staff, the new system has proven to save time as well. → Read More

Could Gogo's sale to Intelsat actually make your inflight Wi-Fi better?

Intelsat will be invested in Gogo's success, which should enable the duo to provide a speedy, reliable, affordable product to airlines and their customers, alike. → Read More

Flight attendants will make up majority of United's 16,000 employee furloughs

All United employees on voluntary or involuntary leave will continue to receive health benefits. → Read More

Chase details Freedom Unlimited improvements, new Freedom Flex card

Both updates mean good news for cardholders, with additional earning opportunities and — in the case of Freedom Flex — a new set of benefits at no extra charge. → Read More

United permanently eliminates most change fees, adds free standby option

Few businesses have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as much as those in the travel industry. Airlines have posted quarterly losses in the billions of dollars and have made plans to significantly trim their teams and drastically cut their fleets. As with most U.S. airlines, United has already extended elite status through early 2022, … → Read More

Will Delta's reported plan to leverage SkyMiles for cash impact frequent flyers?

The natural question for SkyMiles loyalists is how this latest move will impact the program. → Read More