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Female Tourist Arrested – for Wearing a Bikini; Fleeing Coronavirus in China: a Firsthand Account

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Curious what a coronavirus evacuation flight from China is like? A woman posted her experience. Plus, the Maldives made a couple of news appearances this week: one because a lady was arrested — because of her swimwear. The other? A single woman took herself on a honeymoon.

We’ll get to those stories and more in just a couple of minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of our week at Rene’s Points!

We asked if dressing up for flights really gives you a legitimate chance at being upgraded. See what a former gate agent said — and what fellow readers commented, as well.

René answered a number of questions about Delta Amex card bonus MQM, SkyMiles, and more! We’ll have an update to this post sometime today or tomorrow.

Check out this raffle prize: Mexico’s version of Air Force One!

Do you agree with me that Delta should give Medallions more Job Well Done certificates?

Mileage run booking company Juicy Miles announced this week they now accept American Express Membership Rewards points for purchases!

We wrote about a set of packing cubes discounted by over 60% — and the deal is still live as of press time. Check it out!


Delta suspended all flights to China — effective through April. Plus, not everyone (especially on Twitter!) was pleased that, despite coronavirus concerns sweeping across the globe, I likely won’t wear a mask while traveling. See my reasoning — and let me know what you think!

A spilled drink in the cockpit caused a Delta international flight to divert.

Did you enjoy the big football game last weekend? Here’s an idea when the Super Bowl may be played in Las Vegas!

Live in the Los Angeles area and want to help stress test a new LAX terminal? Here’s your chance! Speaking of LAX — there’s a vicious rumor a dedicated Delta One lounge is coming to the Sky Way.

This was sort of an ugly week for weather. Delta issued several travel waivers:

You’ve likely already heard the news: Global Entry applications and renewals were suspended for New York state residents.

We talked about some interesting wording to American Express’ new trip protection coverage it added to a number of cards.

On a related topic, make sure to check your Amex Offers for a targeted promotion earning extra bonus points at select gas stations.

And a quick, monthly reminder to Amex Platinum and Gold cardholders.

 

A Couple More Delta Headlines

Delta Air Lines 757

Elizabeth Smart reveals she was sexually assaulted on a Delta flight last year

‘A time for hope:’ Delta employees advocate against human trafficking at annual #GetOnBoard rally

 

More Travel Headlines!

Sunrise behind a tropical island with palm trees, sandy beach and emerald sea in the Maldives
(©iStock.com/SHansche)

America’s most influential flight attendant calls out the US government, says agencies aren’t doing enough to combat the coronavirus

The Restaurant That Allows Children, But Only Well Behaved Ones

United Airlines buys flight school to boost pilot recruitment

Female Tourist Arrested — for Wearing a Bikini

I was 35 and single — so I took myself on a honeymoon to the Maldives

JetBlue Founder Finally Offers Details About His New Airline — Including Its Name

This is what it was like to flee China on a charter plane bound for the US

How Aviation Flew Off in Minnesota

This 101st-floor restaurant will have stunning views of New York City

Views On Flights To Tokyo Haneda Airport Are About To Get Better

 

–Chris

Featured image: ©iStock.com/Rawf8

 

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