ATW: Southwest Booking Upgrade, AA Baggage Rule Change, Knives Allowed on Some Planes? & More!

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that caught our eye that I thought you may find interesting!  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at

You can see my previous editions here! 

New Priority Pass Restaurant At Greenville-Spartanburg: RJ Rockers Flight Room – Frequent Miler

Not sure how many people will ever fly through Greenville-Spartanburg but these restaurants are the best thing Priority Pass has going.  Great to see them continue to add more.  I am hopeful they will get one at DTW someday :).

American Airlines Announces Change to Basic Economy Fares Carry Ons – Points, Miles & Martinis

These Basic Economy rules keep getting moved all over the place but this is actually a good move.  Allowing carry on bags isn’t that great of a perk and it shouldn’t have been restricted in the first place.  Quit rolling around in the mud with Spirit AA.

Southwest Updated Their Technology for Booking International Flights, About Time! – Deals We Like

I can’t stand booking things on my phone but I know many do so this is good news and long overdue.  It will make going to the Companion Pass dark side that much easier!

Security Confusion: These Knives Are Allowed on US Airplanes From This Airport But Not Some Powders? Running with Miles

Very interesting read but nothing really surprises me with TSA.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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