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Unlike the recent fiasco with the Hyatt’s Diamond status match offer (read more here, here and here), it seems that the one that Hilton launch last week (read more here) is working as intended, however

Hilton HHonors Diamond Status Match DONE

When I wrote an update yesterday, I received several emails from readers that had had their match already processed by Hilton HHonors and the status upgrades to Diamond through March 2017. [click to continue…]

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FAA made an announcement today that it has downgraded the Thailand’s aviation sector to category 2 from 1.

FAA Thai Airways Downgrade

This doesn’t mean that it would be unsafe to fly on Thailand based airlines such as Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, NOK Air, Thai AirAsia etc. It merely means that the local authority overseeing the sector is simply not up to the task that may lead issues down the road. [click to continue…]

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One of my one-way tickets ended in Christchurch this month and I decided to redeem some of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer stash that I had accrued over the years.

Singapore Airlines Award Success

Singapore Airlines offers 15% discount for online award redemptions on its own metal (you can likely get this over the phone as well if the online booking tool is not cooperating) and, at least for the routes that I had a look, the availability was quite good. [click to continue…]