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50% Off Air Canada Sale Through December

Planning your big summer outing to the Montreal Jazz Festival? Maybe a trip to the Northern Lights come fall, or even a winter ski getaway? If so, don't miss the latest sale from Air Canada (tel. 888/247-2262; www.aircanada.ca) with fares between the US and Canada for up to 50% off.

Book your tickets by Thursday, May 21 for travel through December 10. All fares require a 14-day advance purchase and include:

WestJet Summer/Fall Sale

And looky here! Yet another great sale from Canada. WestJet (tel. 800/538-5696; www.westjet.com) goes head to head with AirCanada, reducing their own fares through Thursday, May 21st. We easily found $84 one-way fares from Newark to Calgary for travel in late May. See? Bargain!

For Canadian destinations, travel is valid on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays until June 30. For U.S. destinations, travel is good any day of the week until October 31. Offer ends at 11:59pm, Thursday May 21.

Bonus SkyMiles on Select International Routes

Here's a little blast from the past. Delta (tel. 800/221-1212; www.delta.com) has reinstated their online booking bonus. Earn up to 500 bonus miles when booking any flight on delta.com. Offer ends May 31.

And speaking of, Delta is offering bonus miles on select international routes. And if purchased with your SkyMiles credit card from American Express, you can earn up to 35,000 bonus miles for a Business Class ticket or 15,000 bonus miles for an Economy Class ticket. Not bad! Click here for registration and further details. And remember, all travel must be completed by September 30.

Midwest Airlines Summer Sale

Hurry and you can still catch this one. Midwest (tel. 800/452-2022; www.midwestairlines.com) is offering deals to/from their Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Omaha hubs for summer travel.

All fares must be booked by Friday, May 15, and require a 21-day advance purchase. Travel between May 26 and October 14. Offer valid for travel only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fares include:

AirTran Sale Through Late September

AirTran's (tel. 800/AIR-TRAN; www.airtran.com) latest sale is good for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through September 24. All tickets must be booked by May 15 and require a 7-day advance purchase. You'll find the best fares are for travel to/from Baltimore, Milwaukee, and Orlando.

Blackout dates are: May 22, 25; June 19-21, and 26-28; and July 2, 3, 5, and 6.

Fares include:

New Service, New 10% Off Promo Code for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com) is bulking up service to Hawaii with two new nonstops between Oakland - Maui, and Oakland - Kona. Other new slightly less tropical new routes include Seattle - Houston and Seattle - Atlanta.

Also from Alaska: A new Promo Code good for 10% Off Alaska and Horizon Air for travel between May 26 and June 30, for select city pairs. Just enter discount code ECO50209 on Alaskair.com at the time of booking. Offer ends May 17!

American Airlines Spruces up Frequent Flyer Program

Listen up, AAdvantage frequent flyer members! American (tel. 800/433-7300; www.aa.com) has now halved the points required to book a one-way economy class ticket, from 25,000 points down to just 12,500.

Also under the new One-Way Flex Awards program, Members may purchase as many as four one-ways at a time, making it a great option for those booking multiple destination trips, or travel for family members.

For details, visit the Aadvantage One-Way Flex Awards page.

Additional reporting by Tracy W. Stewart and Tim James

George Hobica is a syndicated travel journalist and blogger whose website, www.airfarewatchdog.com, tracks unadvertised airfare wars and fare sales, including the most helpful and always updated Top 50 Airfares.

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