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No KrisFlyer elite miles on Virgin Atlantic flights

I just received a communication from Singapore Airlines informing that starting 1 July 2016, KrisFlyer members will not be able to earn any KrisFlyer élite miles on Virgin Atlantic operated flights between the Americas and Europe. You are although eligible to earn KrisFlyer élite miles on the rest of Virgin Atlantic’s non-transatlantic flight network. Do note that KrisFlyer élite miles count towards your KrisFlyer status and are different from the redeemable miles accrued via travel and credit cards etc. I see this as a fallout from the Delta trying to exert more control over the lucrative trans-Atlantic sector run by Virgin in direct competition with British Airways. With the latest announcement of aligning of Delta and Virgin schedules between this route, this fallout was inevitable.…

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American and Delta to scrap the interline agreement

Delta and American have decided to end their interline agreement that allowed them to put their passengers on each other’s flights during irregular operations (IRROPS) situations. With this change, now passengers of two of the biggest airlines have reduced number of options available to them for being accommodated onto other flights. Not only is this going to make things inconvenient during times where weather plays havoc but it may also end up to longer wait times and connection issues in many cases. I can understand why Delta wants to end this relationship; they have been harping about their on-time performance and have been a making a killing with low fuel prices driving up their sales and profitability. On the other hand American has been playing…

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Free 500 miles for joining LeClub Accor Club Hotels loyalty program

LeClub Accor Hotels the loyalty program of the Accor hotel chain which contain of some very trendy brands like Sofitel, Novotel and Pullman is running a promotion whereby anyone who signs up for a new account and sets the earning preference as converting of hotel stay points directly to Delta or Air Canada Aeroplan miles will get 500 free miles. The offer is also valid for existing customers of the LeClub Accor hotels program, all you need to do is just login to your account and change your earning preference to Delta or Air Canada Aeroplan miles and its an easy 500 miles for you. You can sign up for the Delta offer here and the Air Canada Aeroplan offer here The promotion is valid from…

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