Zach Honig, The Points Guy

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Recent articles by Zach:

JetBlue expands partnership with Qatar Airways, new loyalty benefits coming soon

JetBlue and Qatar Airways have been partners since June of 2011, letting customers pair flights from both carriers on a single ticket. Now, with the airlines → Read More

Amtrak is sending out free passes to visit its new flagship lounge

At the beginning of this year, Amtrak opened its brand-new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City, complete with an absolutely spectacular Metropolitan Lounge.I → Read More

United's pre-pandemic boarding groups will return this week

As with most U.S. airlines, United modified its boarding procedures early during the pandemic, loading flyers from the back of the plane to the front, with → Read More

Great deal: AA offering free long-haul upgrades to top Alaska Airlines elites

When Alaska Airlines joined American's Oneworld alliance last month, we learned of the two airlines' plans for reciprocal elite benefits, including lounge → Read More

JetBlue's planning to serve some pretty incredible food on economy flights to London

Get ready to be blown away by JetBlue's upcoming economy offering — these transatlantic meals look mighty impressive. → Read More

Book JetBlue's inaugural Airbus A220 flight from just $69 or 6,300 points

The moment many of us have been waiting for has arrived! JetBlue just confirmed the first flights for one of its latest fleet additions, the Airbus A220. → Read More

How American, Delta and United are using tech to help you navigate the return to travel

Never in the history of commercial aviation have airlines had to deal with so many constantly evolving travel restrictions. Is French Polynesia accepting → Read More

Southwest is serving drinks again, encouraging 'non-verbal' ordering

The shift could also go a long way when it comes to improving the travel experience after the pandemic as well. → Read More

Southwest follows JetBlue's move in return to pre-pandemic boarding system

For better or worse, Southwest is once again boarding groups of 30 customers at a time — the airline's pre-pandemic process is back. → Read More

United makes it easier for select cardholders to earn elite status

United's elite ranks will likely thin considerably after this year — unless the airline decides to step in. → Read More

Fully vaccinated, here are the 9 trips I’m planning this year

Having some flight and hotel bookings locked in for the rest of the year has given me even more hope → Read More

Iceland is finally ready to welcome eligible Americans

It's a notable improvement from Iceland's previous entry restrictions, which required visitors to be citizens of EU/EEA countries. → Read More

At-home PCR showdown: TPG compares 4 popular COVID-19 tests

With some at-home options now accepted for travel, the TPG team decided to put four popular kits to the test. → Read More

United celebrates 'Pi Day' with one-way flights for $31.40 or 3,140 miles

Most of the discounted paid flights will book into basic economy, and exclude seat assignments, carry-on bags and more. → Read More

Where to sit when flying JetBlue’s A321neo with the new Mint

Thanks to speedy onboard Wi-Fi, on-demand entertainment and a fun snack bar/drink fridge, regardless of where you sit, you're likely to enjoy your ride. → Read More

Air Canada's new Status Pass lets you gift elite benefits to a friend

Each Status Pass covers an entire Air Canada reservation, including award flights, for up to nine travel companions booked together. → Read More

Take a tour of JetBlue's brand-new A321neo Mint business class

The new Mint is expected to begin flying as soon as June 2021, when it launches on the carrier's existing route between New York-JFK and Los Angeles. → Read More

Start here: TPG's first look at JetBlue's super-posh Airbus A321neo

Be sure to bookmark this page — we'll have plenty more to share over the next few days. → Read More

Alaska Airlines status matches begin posting, upgrades and lounge passes included

Eligible for Alaska's latest status match? You'll want to submit your request soon. → Read More

American Airlines offering $50, extra vacation day to vaccinated employees

If you have an opportunity to get vaccinated, you should certainly take it. → Read More