Tag: frequent flyer

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:07

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. The Chief Executive Board of Star Alliance, meeting on the ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the CEOs of each airline at ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:55

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece through an expansion to its codeshare ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, the Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly own about half the 50,000 ... Read More

WestJet launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 18:05

WestJet gas become the only airline connecting Calgarians non-stop to Atlanta, Ga. with its inaugural flight between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Atlanta is the ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:15

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 08:35

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles merge loyalty programs

editor editor- May 29, 2012 23:33

Air Seychelles today announced that it would integrate its loyalty program, Seychelles Plus, into Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty program of Etihad Airways, effective June 16. Read More

Agoda.com and Air China make it easier to earn miles

editor editor- September 1, 2011 02:54

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Air China. Read More

Earning miles just got easier with Agoda and Delta

editor editor- May 13, 2011 01:44

SINGAPORE – Today Agoda.com and Delta Air Lines have joined hands in an agreement that benefits collectors of frequent flyer miles. Read More

American Airlines AAdvantage program turns 30

editor editor- January 5, 2011 04:48

FORT WORTH, Texas - Proving that good things only get better with age, the American Airlines AAdvantage® program, the world's first frequent flyer program, turns 30 years old this year ... Read More

Aviation news: Continental and Aeromar ink new partnership program

editor editor- August 31, 2010 06:21

MEXICO CITY & HOUSTON - Aeromar and Continental Airlines have signed a partnership frequent flyer program agreement effective August 30, 2010. Read More

Continental and TAM airlines unite mileage programs

editor editor- April 7, 2010 07:06

Beginning April 6, Continental and TAM airlines will offer their frequent flyers more mileage opportunities through a joint agreement. Read More

Code-Share agreement signed between GOL and Iberia

editor editor- October 21, 2009 07:17

Latin American airlines GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. and Spain's announced today that the companies have signed a code-share agreement. Read More

To my son, Michael, I bequeath my frequent flyer miles

editor editor- August 14, 2009 06:23

"Sooner or later, many of us will be faced with the possibility of bequeathing or inheriting frequent flyer miles. Read More

American Airlines eases Frequent Flyer restrictions

editor editor- May 15, 2009 06:42

American Airlines has announced that its frequent-flyers would now be able to redeem one-way flights for half the miles of a round-trip award. Read More

Preferred Hotel Group adds Jet Airways to frequent flyer program

editor editor- May 8, 2009 05:38

Boosting its global airline partnerships to a total of 14, Preferred Hotel Group is pleased to announce a marketing partnership with JetPrivilege - Jet Airways' frequent flyer program. Read More

New “mile high club” encourages swapping

editor editor- January 17, 2009 05:34

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - With an estimated 17 trillion unredeemed frequent flyer miles in circulation today, worth US$500 billion according to The Economist Magazine, consumers are getting a piece ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express join Fortune Wings Club

editor editor- October 31, 2008 03:46

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express Airways have become partners of the “Fortune Wings Club,” a frequent-flying program that enables travelers to earn miles, redeem flight ... Read More

SmarterTravel asks how much that free ticket costs?

editor editor- September 11, 2008 04:27

BOSTON, MA (September 10, 2008) - Since 1981, the value proposition underlying the airlines' popular loyalty programs has been simple and straightforward: earn miles; redeem them for a free ticket. Read More

Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental joins Emirates Skywards Program

editor editor- September 3, 2008 05:24

TULSA, OK (September 2, 2008) - Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, subsidiaries of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., are showing the sky's the limit in launching a ... Read More

Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts welcomes China Eastern Airlines as frequent flyer partner

editor editor- July 7, 2008 18:23

SINGAPORE – Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts welcomes China Eastern Airlines as its 15th Frequent Flyer partner. Read More