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Lufthansa & Etihad to merge?, new Centurion lounge, 50k Chase United card, a Cheap way to New Zealand, Cathay cutting further, 3,000 bonus points per Marriott stay & more

Lufthansa & Etihad to merge?, new Centurion lounge, 50k Chase United card, a Cheap way to New Zealand, Cathay cutting further, 3,000 bonus points per Marriott stay & more

– after speculation over Lufthansa’s merger with Air Berlin the newest set of speculations is that Etihad and the Lufthansa Group would merge outright This is a bold speculation but would make a lot of sense for everyone involved. Lufthansa would consolidate the European operations as they have done very successfully with formerly ailing Swissair, […]

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in Lufthansa Miles and More, Travel Deals

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Wow – Alaska Mileage Plan gets the merger right, 1.3 Virgin Elevate transfer ratio, 100% bonus partner earnings & More

Wow – Alaska Mileage Plan gets the merger right, 1.3 Virgin Elevate transfer ratio, 100% bonus partner earnings & More

Alaska Airlines has had some pretty terrible moments in the past – the overnight devaluation of the Emirates award chart or the rather odd decision to buy Virgin America in the first place for an outrageous 2.6bn. I admit I was not a fan. However the way Alaska Airlines and Mileage Plan are going about […]

Posted on December 19, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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50,000 AAdvantage cards are back, Avianca courted by bidders, new way around 5/24, 7,000 FinnAir Plus bonus, how is flying TAAG?

50,000 AAdvantage cards are back, Avianca courted by bidders, new way around 5/24, 7,000 FinnAir Plus bonus, how is flying TAAG?

– Citi has upped the sign-up bonus for several AAdvantage cards to 50,000 As per last rules – you are eligible for a new sign-up bonus after 24 months after not having this card. – Avianca is in the lucky position to have three bidders for their minority stake that’s for sale Quoting sources familiar […]

Posted on December 8, 2016 by in AAdvantage

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Emirates goes A380 to Christchurch, Norwegian opens Escape lounge Oakland, Turkish and Alaska in trouble, animals on a plane

Emirates goes A380 to Christchurch, Norwegian opens Escape lounge Oakland, Turkish and Alaska in trouble, animals on a plane

– Emirates now has five A380 every day to New Zealand and now even to rather small and remote Christchurch – Norwegian has opened the Escape Lounge at Oakland airport This is much needed and bold move for the airline to attract more Premium passengers. This lounge will likely become a Priority Pass lounge (like […]

Posted on November 9, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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Starwood and Marriott merger (Marwood) now effective – what are the sweet spots?

Starwood and Marriott merger (Marwood) now effective – what are the sweet spots?

Dubbed the ‘Marwood merger’ the Starwood acquisition by Marriott finally got all regulatory approval earlier this week. Starwood and Marriott responded quickly and enabled an online interface that helps members prepare for the upcoming merged loyalty programs. When you link your Ritz Carlton Rewards/ Marriott Rewards/ Starwood Preferred Guest account you can now: – Transfer […]

Posted on September 25, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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