– Virgin is copying the structure of Avios and is moving their loyalty program to a new entity that will issues/ regulate transfers for a Virgin-wide currency
I certainly like that approach – the transferability of Avios (and they different different charts for each program) are a clear win for consumers.
– Delta keeps surprising us with some ‘award flash sales’ currently 24,000 miles can net you a Return flights from New York to Zurich (note that most retail for $300 – $400 anyways)
– my favorite car-sharing service Getaround seems to be here to stay with a $300 million fund raising round
– the drama around Aeroplan is finally over – Air Canada will pay CAD 450 million to bring it back under the hood
Air Canada sold their stake at a valuation of over $2 billion more than 10 years ago. Nicely played Air Canada!
– there is a faulty wiring in many (most) 777 cargo decks that already forced one Etihad plane to declare a MAYDAY and perform an emergency landing – let’s hope the airlines will fix that soon
About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents.
Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines.
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