About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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6 Things I Love About the British Airways Visa

Apr 22 2017

The 100,000 Avios signup bonus offer is back, and I have a real soft spot for it because this was the very first card ever to offer such a big bonus.

Here are 5 things that I love about the card — you may be surprised to learn that it goes beyond just the signup offer, although of course that’s number one.

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American Flight Attendant Grabs Stroller, Nearly Hits Baby, Wants to Fight

Apr 22 2017

Yesterday an American Airlines flight attendant grabbed a passenger’s stroller and reportedly nearly hit her baby in the process.

The altercation may have happened because the passenger, from South America, might not have understood the flight attendant’s initial instructions, that she couldn’t store the stroller in the overhead bin. A passenger started taking video on American Airlines flight 591 yesterday from San Francisco to Dallas as the woman cries asking for her stroller back.

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5 Things I Love About the Hyatt Visa

Apr 21 2017

I’ve been a Hyatt Visa cardholder almost since the product first launched. I’m a top tier Hyatt frequent guest, and I keep the card because each year it gives me a free night that’s worth far more than the cost of the card.

Here are 5 things I love about the product:

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Oscar Munoz Won’t Get to Be Chairman of United Airlines — For a Second Time

Apr 21 2017

When Oscar Munoz was brought on to be United’s CEO after Jeff Smisek had to resign in disgrace amidst allegations of corruption, the plan that was he’d also gain the Chairman title in 2017.

However as part of a deal with activist shareholders Robert Milton, former CEO of Air Canada became Chairman a year ago — and Munoz’s promised ascendancy was pushed off until 2018.

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