Alaska Airlines Adds Seattle to Nashville, Raleigh, and Charleston

Alaska Airlines new destinations Seattle (SEA) to Nashville (BNA), Raleigh (RDU), and Charleston (CHS)
Alaska Airlines is adding three new destinations from Seattle to Nashville (BNA), Raleigh (RDU), and Charleston (CHS). The flights have not been officially announced but are bookable on Alaska Airlines website. These new routes tap into some potential lucrative markets with 237, 167, and 106 average number passengers per day that have not been served with direct flights to Seattle. Seattle (SEA) to Nashville (BNA) - Starts on September 23rd 2015 with daily service Currently at 237 averag...

OneJet Airlines Announces Indianapolis, Milwaukee to Pittsburgh Direct Flights

OneJet Airlines Route Map, IND, MKE, PIT
OneJet Airlines has announced new direct flights from Indianapolis (IND) and Milwaukee (MKE) to Pittsburgh (PIT) that will begin on May 11th and May 4th. This will up OneJet's route system to three and is targeted for business travelers just like their first route from Indianapolis (IND) to Milwaukee (MKE). The flights will be on a Hawker 400 that seats 6 people and run Monday through Thursday. The timings of the Indianapolis flights which start on May 11th are setup for the Indianapolis ...

Norwegian Airlines Announces New Destinations, San Juan, St. Croix, Las Vegas

Norwegian Airlines new routes to Las Vegas Nevada, San Juan Puerto Rica, and Saint Croix
Norwegian Airlines has announced new routes over the Atlantic Ocean to San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Croix in the U.S Virgin Islands, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the new routes are already bookable on Norwegian Airlines website and has promotion pricing starting at $240 for a one way. The new routes in detail are below Copenhagen (CPH) to Las Vegas (LAS) - Starts on November 10th, 2015 and runs 1x weekly on Tuesdays Copenhagen (CPH) to San Juan (SJU) to St. Croix (STX) - Starts on Nove...

El Salvador & Santa Ana Volcano

View of the Cerro Verda National Park, Santa Ana and Izalco Volcanoes
Overview The final part of our week long adventure in Central America was to the surprisingly beautiful El Salvador! While most people don't know anything about El Salvador and if they do it usually because of the possible dangers there... Well I have to admit I was a little apprehensive spending two nights in San Salvador but I am so glad we did as it was my favorite part of the whole trip! We enjoyed delicious pupusas and hiked up the beautiful Santa Ana Volcano (also know as Ilamatepec). ...

OneJet New Route Speculation, Indianapolis to Pittsburgh?

OneJet possible new routes, IND to PIT, MEM, CLE, BDL, RIC
Update: OneJet Airlines has announced IND-PIT and MKE-PIT Onejet is a new Indianapolis based airline that is focused on undeserved business routes. They recently announced their first route which commenced on April 6th as a direct route from Indianapolis (IND) to Milwaukee (MKE). At the end of this month on April 24th they will announce more flights and there already is some speculation on what new markets there could be. For example. there have been discussions between OneJet and the Pittsbu...

Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo, & Beaches

Overview On to the second part of our Costa Rica trip where we stayed at Hyatt's Andaz Papagayo for 4 nights! The best part was this beautiful resort was free thanks to my Chase Sapphire Preferred! At only 15,000 points per night it was a great value as it was going for $500+ per night for Easter week. Whereas our first couple nights in Costa Rica was on a volcano, this was directly on the beach on the Papagayo Peninsula in Guanacaste. It was truly a beautiful area as we explored the nearby P...

Costa Rica Ziplining & Borinquen Resort

View of Volcan Rincon de la Vieja National Park
Overview The first part of our adventures to Central America was to the Borinquen Resort just outside of Liberia, Costa Rica. The resort is situated on the side of the Volcan Rincon de la Vieja National Park, an active volcano.  Our goal here was to soak in as much adventure as possible in our two night stay here. This included hiking, horseback riding, and ziplining... We did manage to also get in some nice downtime on the beautiful property at the pool, volcanic hot springs, natural saunas,...

Virgin America Announces Hawaii Flights

Virgin America new flights to Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui
  Virgin America has announced new flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL) and Maui, Hawaii (OGG). Honolulu flights begin on 11/02/2015 and Maui flights begin on 12/03/2015 with intro pricing starting at $199 for one-ways. Book by tomorrow, April 8th to get the cheapest flights. Looks like some these flights will allow for connections from other Virgin America destinations. I have yet to fly them, as they do not fly to many Midwest cities but I have heard great ...