The Travelers Club
British Airways révèle son nouveau siège court courrier
British Airways, qui tente (avec succès) de se reconstruire une image depuis le départ d’Alex Cruz en 2020, vient de dévoiler ses nouveaux sièges destinés aux vols court-courriers de son réseau. Cette nouveauté marque une évolution subtile mais significative par rapport à la configuration actuelle de ses cabines. Ce produit...
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American Airlines passe une commande majeure auprès de 3 avionneurs
American Airlines vient d’annoncer une fantastique commande de 260 appareils, concentrée exclusivement sur des avions monocouloirs et régionaux. Cette commande se distingue notamment par la multiplicité de ses fournisseurs, impliquant non pas un mais trois constructeurs aéronautiques majeurs : Airbus, Boeing et Embraer. American Airlines : zoom sur la nouvelle...
The Travelers Club
Air India dévoile sa nouvelle signature sonore
Depuis quelques semaines, Air India est à l’honneur sur The Travelers Club tant la compagnie aérienne indienne n’a de cesse de nous surprendre. Ainsi, dans le cadre de sa transformation profonde visant à réinventer son image, Air India vient de franchir une nouvelle étape avec la présentation de sa toute...
The Travelers Club
Flying Blue : les offres exclusives de mars 2024 (Air France-KLM)
Flying Blue, le programme de fidélité d’Air France-KLM, démarre l’année avec une nouvelle série de promotions, les Promo Rewards de mars 2024. Ces offres spéciales, qui s’appliquent à une variété de destinations, sont conçues pour encourager les voyages à tarifs réduits en miles sur les mois à venir. À noter que les options...
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One Mile at a Time
Finnair Plus Adopts Avios As Rewards Currency
In August 2023, major changes were announced to Finnair Plus, whereby the program is adopting Avios as its rewards currency. There’s a major update, as the new program is now live.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy
A brief overview of Cathay Pacific's new Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy, and Economy cabins on the Boeing 777-300ER. The post Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
One Mile at a Time
Boeing Whistleblower Dies In Apparent Suicide
A former Boeing employee has tragically died in an apparent suicide, and the timing of this sure is… kind of chilling?
One Mile at a Time
China Airlines Launching Seattle Flights In July 2024
Taiwan-based China Airlines is planning on adding a new route to the United States. I can’t believe how competitive this market is becoming, and how quickly it’s happening…
Michael W Travels
Win A Marriott Hotels Bed & 2 Night Marriott Bonvoy Hotel Stay
Hotels at Home Inc is currently running the Shop Marriott 2024 Sweepstakes. In the sweepstakes, one lucky winner will win a choice of either a Marriott Hotels Bed or a two- night stay at any Bonvoy hotel property! If the winner is a Bonvoy member, they’re “entitled to receive both...
Frequent Miler
Which award search tool is best?
This post has been largely re-written since last publication. I’ve added new tools, separated free tools from paid tools, and changed how I summarize each tool’s loyalty program coverage. For the latter, rather than simply listing the total number of covered programs, I now spell out which US programs and...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
5 Reasons Why All Toll Agencies Should Accept Credit Cards
The proceeds from the collection of money from tolls are used to supplement the costs of maintaining highways, bridges, and tunnels. Fewer toll agencies are accepting cash as they abandon that form of payment in favor of electronic tolls. 5 reasons why all toll agencies should accept credit cards are...
The Bulkhead Seat
Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
A 62-year-old, former Boeing employee who raised concerns around production standards was found dead… The post Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead in Apparent Suicide appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
LATAM: 50 injured when flight ‘drops’ between Sydney and Auckland
The pilot of a LATAM flight between Sydney and Auckland told passengers that the plane “dropped out of the sky”. About two hours into the flight, all the cockpit gauges went blank. Fifty unsecured passengers and crew collided with the ceiling, damaging panels. Others dropped heavily, sustaining many minor injuries....
Frequent Miler
Direct link to 200K Business Platinum offer without lifetime language [YMMV]
Update 3/11/24: We’ve received several recemt DP’s of folks being able to successfully apply for this 200K offer that weren’t able to previously. It still does appear to be targeted, and you have to log-in order to apply, but it seems like it might be open to a new round...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
IHG Flash Offer: 3x points + 25% off stays in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
IHG has a new flash sale offering triple points and up to 25% off stays at their hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. This offer is available for bookings made by 11am AEDT on March 14 for stays until July 31, 2024. Click here for more details...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Witnesses Describe Horrific Scene With ‘Blood Everywhere’ as Man Repeatedly Stabs Seatmate With Homemade Shank On Alaska Airlines Flight to Las Vegas
A passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Las Vegas repeatedly stabbed his seatmate in the face with a homemade shank in a horrific attempt to kill him, according to recently released court documents. Julio Alvarez Lopez has been indicted with assault with a dangerous weapon following a...
Your Mileage May Vary
There’s Value In Qantas’ Frequent Flyer Program Once You Know Where To Look
We’ve only been on two Qantas flights during our trip to Australia with Adventures by Disney in 2014. I didn’t have a Qantas account at the time. However, I did…
Frequent Miler
New Alaska Award Charts Are Going Live…Slowly
Update 3/11/24: Alaska’s new award charts are starting to go live today and will be completely implemented by 3/31/24. This week, new award pricing between the United States and Africa/Europe will begin, with the remaining regions coming onboard during the last half of March.  (h/t: OMAAT) ~~~ Alaska Mileage Plan...
{Tech} for Travel
British Airways App and Website Finally Get Some Love
It feels like we've waited forever for this news, but a new British Airways App and website are on the way as part of BA's £7bn modernisation plan. The post British Airways App and Website Finally Get Some Love appeared first on {Tech} for Travel.
View from the Wing
Man Buys $65 Million Skyscraper With A Credit Card, Earns $1.3 Million
At 2 transferrable points per dollar, $65 million would translate to 130,000,000 points. Continue reading Man Buys $65 Million Skyscraper With A Credit Card, Earns $1.3 Million...
Frequent Miler
Office Depot/OfficeMax: Buy $300+ Mastercard Gift Cards, Save $15
Office Depot and OfficeMax stores have returned with its profitable gift card deal on Mastercard gift cards through 3/16/24. The Deal Buy $300+ Mastercard gift cards at Office Depot/OfficeMax & get $15 off instantly. Key Terms Valid March 10-16, 2024. Limit 10 per household/business (different stores may try to impose...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Scandinavian Airlines SAS Pens Deal With Norwegian Armed Forces to Turn Passenger Planes into ‘Flying Hospitals’ in the Event of War
Scandinavian airline SAS has reached a new deal with the Norwegian Armed Forces for ‘strategic air evacuation’, which would see the carrier quickly convert one of its Airbus A320neo aircraft from a normal passenger plane into a flying hospital in the event of a major catastrophe or the outbreak of...
Points With a Crew
Should you buy Hilton points with (up to) a 100% bonus? (Buy before Tuesday)
Buying points can be a great way to boost your balance, but only if makes sense financially! Does the new Hilton promotion fit that criteria?
Your Mileage May Vary
Things Locals Wish Tourists Knew When They Visit
Wherever you go, you’re going to encounter social norms that are specific to that particular place. Sometimes they’re big things, like how blowing your nose in public in Japan is…
The Bulkhead Seat
Another United Flight Forced to Divert Over Mechanical Issue in Sydney
United Airlines has been making lots of news lately and most of it has… The post Another United Flight Forced to Divert Over Mechanical Issue in Sydney appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Lufthansa Flight From Frankfurt Forced to Make Emergency Diversion After Smoking Coffee Machine Fills Cabin With Fumes
A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Gothenburg, Sweden, was forced to make an emergency diversion on Saturday afternoon when the cabin started to fill with smoke from a coffee machine at the front of the plane that had overheated. Lufthansa flight LH818 was being operated by a 27-year-old Airbus A319,...
Frequent Miler and Amex partner to allow access to cardholders and American Express have launched a new partnership whereby Amex cardholders can now go to and log in with their existing American Express login to access a version of that is tailored to Amex’s transfer partners. Unfortunately, at the moment, they appear to be experiencing a technical...
Fly & Dine
Hyatt Regency Long Beach Wins for Families
As a parent, you’ll do anything to make your kid’s birthday special. I was shocked, however, to see just how far the Hyatt Regency Long Beach went to make my son’s birthday stay at their property a massive success. For my son’s 4th birthday this year, we gave him a...
The Travelers Club
Lufthansa : Allegris prendra bien son envol en mai 2024
Lufthansa s’apprête à nettement améliorer l’expérience offerte à ses passagers en classe Affaires avec le lancement de sa nouvelle suite Allegris dès mai 2024. Après une longue attente marquée par des retards successifs, la compagnie aérienne allemande met fin à des années de spéculation en dévoilant enfin ses cabines, incluant...
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Fiji Airways et oneworld : après les fiançailles, le mariage ?
Fiji Airways, la compagnie aérienne nationale des îles Fidji, vient d’exprimer son souhait de devenir membre à part entière de l’alliance oneworld. Un projet ambitieux qui, s’il se concrétise, pourrait renforcer la présence de l’alliance dans le Pacifique Sud. Vers une adhésion pleine et entière ? Selon les informations rapportées...
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Saudia annonce l’arrivée des suites en classe Affaires !
Dans une initiative visant à redéfinir l’expérience en vol, Saudia, le transporteur national de l’Arabie Saoudite, s’apprête à opérer une transformation radicale de sa classe Affaires pour l’ensemble de sa flotte long-courrier. Cette rénovation, ambitieuse dans le contexte actuel, concerne tant les appareils fraîchement acquis que ceux déjà en flotte....
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Cathay Pacific & Marriott Bonvoy : à l’aube d’un nouveau partenariat croisé
Aujourd’hui marque le lancement d’un nouveau partenariat entre Marriott Bonvoy et Cathay Pacific concernant les avantages de leurs programmes de fidélité respectifs. Cette proposition s’inscrit dans le sillage de collaborations similaires, telles que celle entre Marriott Bonvoy et Singapore KrisFlyer, mais se distingue par l’absence d’avantages additionnels caractérisant les partenariats...
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Qatar Airways : levée de l’interdit sur les publications en uniforme sur les réseaux sociaux
Avec le récent départ Son Excellence Akbar Al Baker, qui a marqué la fin d’une époque de 27 ans à la tête du Groupe Qatar Airways, la compagnie aérienne entame une nouvelle ère sous la houlette de Badr Mohammed Al Meer. Ce dernier a évoqué, dès son arrivée, un avenir...
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Air India dévoile ses consignes de sécurité avec « Safety Mudras »
Air India, dans le cadre de son vaste programme de renaissance incluant une refonte de sa marque, vient de lever le voile sur sa nouvelle vidéo de sécurité. Cette initiative marque une étape vraiment impressionnante dans la démarche globale de la compagnie aérienne. Une fusion innovante entre sécurité et patrimoine...
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Oman Air : restructuration majeure en vue ?
Dans un contexte de restructuration profonde, Oman Air s’apprête à opérer une transformation significative de sa flotte, marquant ainsi un tournant décisif dans sa stratégie opérationnelle. Un changement stratégique de flotte d’Oman Air. D’ici fin mars 2024, selon notre confrère de Boarding Area, OMAAT, Oman Air prévoirait de retirer définitivement...
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Oneworld : ouverture de son salon à Schiphol
L’alliance oneworld étend son jeune réseau de salons exclusifs avec l’ouverture aujourd’hui de son salon à l’aéroport Schiphol d’Amsterdam. Inauguré hier, cette ouverture marque ainsi la continuité de son ambition globale après l’ouverture réussie du salon d’Incheon, à Séoul. Présentation du nouveau salon oneworld à Schiphol. Depuis aujourd’hui, jeudi 22...