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Air France introduces new changes to First Class awards

Air France introduces new changes to First Class awards

Air France’s La Première First Class was considered one of the best programs for earning awards. Now, they have introduced some changes to the award system. The new Air France Changes Air France doesn’t release the First Class award space to partner airlines. Only Flying Blue elite members, silver, gold and platinum can book La […]

Posted on October 9, 2019 by in Air France, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Aigle Azur delayed liquidation, thousands of passengers stranded

Aigle Azur delayed liquidation, thousands of passengers stranded

Privately held Aigle Azur was put under bankruptcy protection on September 2nd and eventually had to halt operations. Both Air France and EasyJet have expressed an interest in putting in rescue offers for Aigle Azur. The decision to liquidate Aigle Azur Last week 14 bids were received and one bidder soon withdrew. The Commercial Court […]

Posted on September 17, 2019 by in Award Booking, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

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Air France now has a secondary marketplace for airfare tickets, will WOW air survive the winter?

Air France now has a secondary marketplace for airfare tickets, will WOW air survive the winter?

– I have been mentioning a ‘reseller marketplace for non-refundable airline tickets’ to airlines for some time and now Air France has taken the plunge on this The value proposition is clear – customers will more likely buy a ticket if they can get (some) money back if they decide to resell a ticket. Sometimes […]

Posted on October 24, 2018 by in Air France, Air France/KLM Flying Blue

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awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

– American Express is sending put spend bonus offers for their Gold cards (Personal and Business) My offer is for 20,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points after $5k spend and another 10,000 bonus points after another $5k spend. I think this is a great offer. – Copa airline sis finally introducing a competitive lie-flat Business Class […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards

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Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

– I always wondered why Norwegian left the German market to Eurowings and never attempted to start flights from Europe’s biggest economy to the US One reason may have been the high departure taxes (but that is true for the UK too) but now Primera is eating their lunch and adding flights on their narrow-body […]

Posted on September 4, 2018 by in Norwegian

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New 100,000/75,000 Starwood American Express credit cards, 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, $500/$250 off Cathay Pacific Round Trips

New 100,000/75,000 Starwood American Express credit cards, 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, $500/$250 off Cathay Pacific Round Trips

– American Express has launched Marriott Rewards/SPG credit cards that come with a 100,000 (Business Card) and 75,000 Personal card sign-up bonus The sign-up bonus is roughly in-line with the bonus that was offered for Starwood cards before. American Express and Chase are planning to share data on which cards for the combined programs you […]

Posted on August 1, 2018 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards, Travel Deals

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new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

– while Jetblue has a great product it does not have (as) extensive codesharing with other airlines and has trouble competing with ULCCs – now the company is getting into a major cost cutting effort – Delta is running an interesting promotion that gives you 50% more miles on all partner activities Registration is required […]

Posted on July 23, 2018 by in IHG Rewards Club, Jetblue TrueBlue

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