Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

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Recent articles by Zach:

United's 'Skip Waitlist' upgrade option now available for elites

United Airlines's "Skip Waitlist" option has rolled out, but be sure to note the restrictions before you decide to book. → Read More

United Extending 1K and Global Services Upgrades Through April 2020

After you call, they'll no longer expire on January 31, 2020. → Read More

How to request an elite upgrade with United PlusPoints

Learn how to make your upgrade request for domestic and international United itineraries. → Read More

United Airlines' PlusPoints conversion is now complete

GPUs and RPUs have been fully converted to PlusPoints overnight. → Read More

United suspending upgrade requests ahead of PlusPoints launch

What you need to know about Wednesday's PlusPoints introduction. → Read More

Top notch with a twist: A review of United 777-300ER in Polaris business class from Newark to Tokyo

This could have been a truly spectacular flight — catering issues aside, it was easily one of the best we've had on United. → Read More

United is offering two big Cyber Monday discounts for MileagePlus members

As I was scrolling through our very comprehensive list of today’s outstanding Cyber Monday deals, I came across two offers that could be especially appealing to United flyers — enough so that they’re worth calling out. The first is only valid when you book today — and, like other MileagePlus flash sales we’ve seen in the … → Read More

Where to sit when flying Fiji Airways' Airbus A350-900

The carrier's first lie-flat plane will fly daily from Los Angeles (LAX) and Sydney (SYD). → Read More

United opening Clear checkpoints in Chicago, final U.S. hub

Chicago O'Hare joins United's existing Clear checkpoints in Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. → Read More

Review: Qatar Airways Qsuite business class on the 777-300ER

TPG checks in with Qatar Airways to see how the world's best business class is holding up more than two years after launch. → Read More

Buying access to Qatar's incredible Al Safwa First Lounge in Doha

With private nap rooms, high-end liquor and a great massage deal, this is a lounge access offer that's hard to beat. → Read More

Why the world's best 777 suite has yet to fly daily to the US

Unfortunately, even retrofitted planes aren't expected to get the new suite. → Read More

What is Emirates’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner plan following its giant A350 order?

Simply put, the carrier hasn't decided what to do with 2017's significant Dreamliner order — but it's a bit more complicated than that. → Read More

Ricoh finally has a 360 camera travelers will want to use

The low-light-champ Ricoh Theta SC2 ships November 29 for $299. → Read More

Picking up a Vintage Delta DC-7 in the 110-Degree Arizona Desert

The former Delta Air Lines DC-7 had been delivered in 1957 and flew for just about a decade before being replaced by jet aircraft. → Read More

Emirates places massive $16 billion order for 50 Airbus A350s

The carrier expects to take delivery of its first A350-900 in May 2023. → Read More

Airbus is learning from geese to boost aircraft performance

If Airbus gets its way, we could see fello'fly passenger flights by 2025. → Read More

How Amex FHR can land you elite-like benefits at top hotels

Some incredible benefits from the Amex Platinum Card make it far easier to justify splurging for a high-end hotel. → Read More

United Airlines helps flyers beat jet lag with Timeshifter app

United's top-tier elites can even get a free unlimited yearly membership for the app, which is meant to help flyers beat jet lag during a time-zone-jumping trip. → Read More

American planning to resume 737 MAX flights in March 2020

The carrier has also published a list of frequently asked questions, outlining the MAX's return to service. → Read More