News and notes from around the interweb:
- How the era of ‘skyjackings’ changed the way we fly
Transfers from Citi ThankYou Rewards to Cathay Pacific’s AsiaMiles have a 20% bonus through September 6.
Both Citi and American Express points transfer to AsiaMiles, and there’s a new limited-time 50,0000 point signup bonus for their US credit card as well.
- I logged into my Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Silver World Elite MasterCard account and discovered a new benefit — free ShopRunner shipping. Does anyone with an Aviator Red card want to share if it’s a benefit of that product now as well?
- Alaska Airlines is offering double miles on about 50 routes for travel September 1 through February 28. Registration is required which is worth doing on the off chance you wind up on one of the many qualifying flights. (HT: One Mile at a Time)
- Mobile SIM card you top off with Bitcoin
- 1985 Delta crash survivor: ‘A horrific God-ending-like hell sound’