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No Singapore Airlines Krisflyer fuel surcharges when flying United Airlines

No Singapore Airlines Krisflyer fuel surcharges when flying United Airlines

We all know United Airlines is a great redemption candidate when using another Star Alliance program that DOES assess fuel surcharges – right? Well it’s not that easy – United does charge fuel surcharges for certain routes were they are in deep joint ventures (read non-compete oligopolies) with another airline. United flights to/from Europe carry […]

Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Krisflyer, United Mileage Plus

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American Airlines – the fuel surcharge scare that wasn’t

American Airlines – the fuel surcharge scare that wasn’t

Grant Wickes The blogosphere went wild 36 hours ago with speculation that American Airlines will start charging complete fuel surcharges for award tickets for all carriers (currently that is only happening for British Airways and Iberia). Fortunately it turned out it was a honest mistake by the IT department. Last night, in a routine effort […]

Posted on August 29, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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Aeroplan changing the award chart again

Aeroplan changing the award chart again

Aeroplan is serious about getting rid of eager Flyertalkers redeeming awards to Asia it seems. Not long ago this was the award too book with no fuel surcharges, generous round-the-world routing, 2 stops and and open-jaw and low mileage requirements. Aeroplan is also an American Express transfer partner making it easy to add on points. […]

Posted on June 27, 2013 by in Aeroplan

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