– Uber is rolling out Uber Rewards finally in several metro markets (it will pop up in your app) and Lyft quickly announced a rewards program too
The benefits aren’t too exciting with 1-2% off most rides and priority pickup and the ability to cancel for free (sometimes). Do you still remember the Uber and AMEX Platinum membership that was supposed to give you priority pickup and better drivers as well?
– Saudia is adding lie-flat seats to their new generation of A320neo
– amazingly American Airlines has enough pull to get China Southern (they invested and are running a codeshare deal) out of Skyteam (and likely into Oneworld)
– Lyft is upping the ante in the rideshare market for drivers in the US with a much improved rating system and the ability to schedule online time better
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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.
You can reach Torsten at [email protected]
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