Emirates cuts US flights, 2,500 miles per Avis rental, the end of chasing airline status?, Moxy hotels coming to your town, aircraft leasing market on fire,

Posted on April 19, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status

– Emirates is cutting back the second daily flights it had added to several US destinations last year

Avis has a Eurobonus promotion too with 2,500 miles per rental HT FrequentMiler

The dummy booking I tried came back with incredibly high rates. What I will do is to use my go-to AWD and just credit to Eurobonus. That may or may not work – let’s see.

– I haven’t chased airline status with a US -based airline in a while – it’s just not useful from a value perspective – now others have started to agree

– forgot the source but read that Marriott is expecting 30% of hotel room inventory from the Moxy brand alone!

Now Bandung, Indonesia has a Moxy – due to open soon.

It is a Category 3 and given the rather low hotel rates not a great redemption but likely a quality hotel for cash. Marriott has a very limited footprint in Indonesia.

– the world of aircraft leasing in on fire – AerCap one of the world largest leased out more aircraft in Q1 2017 than it did in all of 2016!

Dublin-based lessor AerCap signed $7.2 billion in financing transactions during the first quarter of 2017, eclipsing—by $2.6 billion—the company’s financing transactions for the full year of 2016.

In January, AerCap reported the company has signed $4.6 billion in financing transactions in 2016.