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American Airlines Continues to Cancel Flights into Monday after Weekend Woes

An American Airlines Boeing 737 inflight

An American Airlines Boeing 737 inflight

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Widespread travel woes for American Airlines continued on Monday with more than 300 flights canceled, following a weekend that saw more than 1,800 of the carrier’s flights canceled.

Frustrated travelers took to Twitter, complaining of flights canceled multiple times and being stranded far from home. Beyond cancellations, American Airlines delayed more than 190 flights, according to flight tracker FlightAware.

Monday’s issues come on the heels of massive problems over the weekend in which the airline was forced to cancel more than 1,800 flights, according to reports, including more than 1,000 on Sunday alone, or about 36% of its schedule.

Flight cancellations started on Friday, with the airline blaming staffing shortages and bad weather, according to a company letter from COO David Seymour shared with Travel + Leisure. Seymour noted severe winds at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, where

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JetBlue’s ‘Monster Sale’ Has $31 Flights to Las Vegas, Miami, Puerto Rico, and More

JetBlue is offering travelers some scary good deals on flights just in time for Halloween, with 31 routes starting at just $31 one way, the airline shared with Travel + Leisure.

The JetBlue “Monster Sale,” which is valid through Oct. 29 for travel between Nov. 1 and Dec. 16, includes eerily good $31 routes like Los Angeles to Las Vegas, New York to Miami, and Boston to Washington, D.C. Travelers can even island hop between San Juan in Puerto Rico and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands for just $31 each way.

The sale excludes Friday and Sunday travel days as well as travel between Nov. 20 and Nov. 29. The sale is only available through JetBlue’s website and can’t be booked on another booking site.

“The launch of our 2021 ‘Monster Sale’ supports the next phase of our direct distribution strategy, which

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Where to credit paid flights in each alliance for the most possible points






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When you book a paid flight with an airline, you typically have a choice of where to credit the points or miles you’ll earn, especially if the airline is in one of the three major alliances.

In most cases, you can either credit the miles from the flight to the operating carrier or one of its alliance or non-alliance partners. For example, you might be able to earn miles with Air France-KLM Flying Blue when you fly with Delta Air Lines. Or, you could possibly credit the flight to one of Delta’s other SkyTeam or non-alliance partners’ frequent-flyer programs, like Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

That said, the number of points you’ll earn with one of these partners

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Southwest Computer Outages Force Airline to Cancel, Delay Hundreds of Flights

Passengers check-in for a Southwest Airlines flight

Passengers check-in for a Southwest Airlines flight

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Flight cancellations and passenger frustration continued on Wednesday as Southwest Airlines continued to deal with the fallout from a computer outage on Tuesday, a day after the carrier experienced issues with a third-party weather data provider.

The issues started Monday after a problem with the weather data provider forced the airline to delay about 1,500 flights, The Associated Press reported. Then on Tuesday, the airline was forced to cancel hundreds more flights and delay more than 1,000 after a technology-related issue grounded planes.

At one point, the Federal Aviation Administration held all Southwest departures for about 45 minutes, an agency spokeswoman told the AP.

On Tuesday night, Southwest tweeted it was “in the process of resuming normal operations after a system issue this afternoon that created flight disruptions throughout our network.”

However, by Wednesday morning, a

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