Alaska Mileage Plan adds Singapore Airlines, great Amex offers incl. 10,000 Membership Rewards points on Virgin Atlantic, 100,000 AMEX Hilton Surpass offer, so many new airline routes…

Posted on September 1, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status

– Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has been adding Singapore Airlines as their latest partner – not surprising giving the new footprint in Los Angeles and San Francisco that Alaska has due to the acquisition of Virgin America

There is no redemption chart yet but the earnings chart has been released.

– American Express is back with a number of offers like those

Get $50 statement credit by spending $250+ on a Hilton Hotel in the US.

Get 10,000 Membership Rewards for $500+ spend on Virgin Atlantic.

Get 7,500 MR for $750+ spend with AMEX Travel.

You can often add them to your card account (if you are not targeted) by using AMEX Sync or by asking @askammex nicely on Twitter.

– American Express now offers 100,000 Hilton Surpass credit card and a free night – a great offer – you can only get the bonus if you never had the card before

– lots of new airline route announcements as airlines make use of new aircraft delivery

Cathay Pacific is adding three new direct flights to Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin.

Ethiopian Airlines is bringing back the direct flights to Sao Paulo from Addis (no more stops in Lome).

Qantas resumes London – Singapore – Sydney service as it goes beyond Dubai.

Air Canada is adding Zurich and Paris routes from Vancouver as well as seasonal flights to Melbourne.