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Report: Boeing Trying to Unload 737 MAXes (and Hoping Delta Buys Some). Travel Influencers Wreck a Mayan Site

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Psst, buddy! Want to buy a 737 MAX? Boeing is trying to unload some of the planes built for orders that died for one reason for another. And Delta is apparently one of their targets.

Plus, a group of travel influencers wrecked a historical site in Mexico.

We’ll get to those stores and many more in a few minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of this past week at Rene’s Points!

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What a fun week for Amex offers!

American Express is giving Membership Rewards cardholders a 40% bonus when transferring points to Marriott or Hilton.

Chase, meanwhile, announced two big new offers for the IHG credit cards.

Some travelers are flocking to a dangerously hot California desert — so they can partake in “heat tourism.”

Yum! This promo code may save you up to $20 off your next Uber Eats order!

Rejoice! Delta got serious about ditching the CRJ-200s!

Plus, the airline debuts a new aircraft soon: the A220-300.

How’s this for an overweight suitcase: a traveler was arrested after allegedly flying with 87 pounds of marijuana. 

Check out our first look at the new Chase Freedom Flex Mastercard!

We found two mileage runs this week. One is an LAX to Dallas trip; the other is a Ft. Lauderdale to Los Angeles run.

Travel Headline Roundup

Boeing courting Delta, others to take 737 MAX ‘white tails’ – sources

Mexico travel Influencers ruin Mayan site for all in TV stunt

World’s Largest Airplane Engine Is Now Certified To Fly Boeing 777X

Emily In Paris Is Basically The Virtual French Vacation We All Desperately Need

Viking Finally Revealed the Itinerary of Its First-ever Holiday-themed Mississippi River Cruise

Norwegian Reportedly In Nationalization Talks

U.S. Hotel Unemployment Slips Below 30 Percent for First Time Since March

No one wanted to travel with me, so I went on vacation with a total stranger

Two Hyatt Hotels Open at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

25-foot distance ‘a deal breaker’ for many Vegas shows

JetBlue Can Now Hook Up All Its Passengers with Saliva-Based Virus Tests

A look at the new underwater museum bringing Australian Aboriginal culture and reef conservation together

Is it safe to travel for the holidays? Here’s what doctors, a microbiologist, and a travel pro told us.

China encouraging ‘revenge travel’ following coronavirus lockdowns to help economy

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  1. Give credit where credit is due. For the past year and a half the Max 8 produced far fewer emissions than any other passenger plane.

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