Daily Archives: Jul 10, 2013

Club Carlson Gold Status For Delta SkyMiles Medallions (Targeted?)

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LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email that he had received from Delta about complimentary Club Carlson Gold status and 1000 Bonus SkyMiles after one stay between July 29 and September 30, 2013.

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The offer also includes a fast track offer to keep the status until February 28, 2015, for having three stays between July 29 and December 15, 2013. The introductory Club Carlson Gold status will otherwise expire on Feb 28, 2014.

Whine Wednesdays: Dumbed Down Airline Systems

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Frontline airline employees used to be well empowered and good at fixing things using the rather complicated terminals and long DOS/Unix type command line queries. To make things “easier”, airlines have introduced graphical front end systems trying to dumb the process down and making it easier for them to outsource the check in process for contractors.

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I came across this couple of weeks ago, when I was flying on United issued award ticket from Glasgow to Kokkola and had three transits along the way in Düsseldorf, Oslo and Stockholm. You can read more about this award ticket success here.

American Airlines Buy AA Miles Offer: Get Up To 15,000 Bonus Miles

American Airlines has a new buyAAmiles campaign for miles purchases until August 1, 2013. You can get up to 30% bonus on purchased miles. You can access this offer on AA’s website here.

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You can buy up to 60,000 America Airlines miles, but the bonus miles of 15,000 maxes out at a purchase level of 50,000 miles.

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