150,000 Chase Marriott offer, free flight in Thailand, 2,000 Flexperks bonus offer, Etihad’s dropping numbers, Air Berlin’s crisis and Transasia bites the dust

Posted on November 23, 2016 by in Travel Industry Flight Status

MightyTravels 2016-11-23 at 8.11.08 AM

– Chase has a new Marriott credit card offer that gives you 5x Marriott points on everything up to $30,000 – making it a 150,000 points offer

High spend offers have been rare from Chase (I never understood why).

MightyTravels 2016-11-22 at 10.37.00 AM

– if you are headed to Myanmar soon – the Thai Airways Royal Orchid loyalty program has 15,000 bonus points on offer for one hotel night in Yangon; this is enough for a free flight within Thailand! HT FFB

MightyTravels 2016-11-22 at 10.36.40 AM

– US Bank Flexperks have a targeted promotion that offers 2,000 points after a $500 spend – see if your account works

– something is up with the Middle East airlines suddenly – Emirates has empty planes and disappointing results and now Etihad’s Abu Dhabi hub has falling passenger numbers!

– meanwhile Air Berlin is selling off anything it can and is trying to convince Etihad to give it yet another lifeline

TransAsia finally shuts down for good; China Airlines will take over most routes