Daily Archives: Jan 10, 2013

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I have had the Platinum status by request available for the past few months and it still is. This link that I posted about a month ago back in December is still alive (to my surprise). These public links usually tend to die within a day or two. Even if you have no use for Le Club Accorhotels Platinum status, you can always use it to status match to i.e. Club Carlson or Priority Club Platinum status.

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You can sign up for the instant Le Club Accorhotels Platinum status using this link. Please note that you need to sign up using an email address that has not been previously associated with Le Club Accorhotels or A Club. [click to continue…]

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Priority Club is set to release their new award structure on January 18, 2013. You can book using old award levels, if the price of the free night have gone up, until march 18, 2013, by calling Priority Club Rewards service center.

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Priority Club New Award Categories

Priority Club (InterContinental Hotels Group) has, however, refused to release a list of properties with their current and new award point levels. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines & Qatar Airways have reached an agreement about codesharing each others flights. Qatar Airways is a Oneworld candidate and is expected to join the alliance in late 2013/early 2014. You can read AA’s press release about this agreement here.

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American Airlines will place its code on Qatar’s flights from the United States and major European gateways like London to Doha, and beyond. [click to continue…]

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There has been lot’s of coverage in the past week about the JAL’s problems with their new 787 planes. I was just watching CNN this morning, when they pointed out that there had been three separate incidents over the past weeks with JAL’s 787’s.

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It is not unusual for new a new plane type to have some teething problems. JAL is currently the biggest Boeing 787 operator and haven’t had a very good week with the new planes. [click to continue…]