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Ex-Delta CEO Bashes Domestic Airlines, Embraces Subsidies

Last year we learned that Delta’s former CEO, Richard Anderson, would step down as of May 2016. Then in June of this year it was announced that he would become the President & CEO of Amtrak. He left a great legacy at the airline, and I certainly have…

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Filed Under: Amtrak, Delta
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Wow: Former Delta CEO Named New CEO Of Amtrak

Last year we learned that Delta's former CEO, Richard Anderson, would step down as of May 2016. Unlike a certain other airline executive who retired not too long ago, Richard Anderson left a good legacy and was generally popular at Delta, even if I disagreed…

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Filed Under: Amtrak, Delta
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Reminder: Only Days Left To Transfer Chase Points To Amtrak

If you've been on the fence about taking a trip on Amtrak using Ultimate Rewards points, now is the time to make a decision. As Travis covered earlier this year, Amtrak is making big changes to the Amtrak Guest Rewards program. The major changes include:…

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Filed Under: Amtrak, Chase
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New Amtrak Guest Rewards Program Revealed

Amtrak is relaunching their Guest Rewards frequent rider program starting in January 2016. There are two big aspects to the announcement: • Amtrak will switch from a zone-based award chart to revenue redemptions • Chase will no longer be issuing the…

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Filed Under: Amtrak, Awards
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Amtrak Switching To Revenue Based Redemptions. Book Now!

Assuming you like riding trains, the Amtrak Guest Rewards program offers some exceptional values. Amtrak currently has a zone-based system, and as Amtrak is a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards it's easy to accrue point in the program even if…

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