A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question by email regarding Air China flight cancellation dilemma.
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question via the website about Air China earning in Aeroplan that was discounted by 75% after the ticket purchase.
Hilton HHonors has launched new up to triple miles offer for Air China Phoenix Miles member stays between October 15 – December 31, 2016.
Phoenix miles members can earn triple miles for their stays in the Asia-Pacific and double miles elsewhere. [click to continue…]
Nothing is too crazy to happen at least once, and so it is that another story reaches us from Beijing where two passengers missed their Air China flight and then made their way onto the tarmac to block the plane from leaving.
This obviously required them to breach through at least one door that leads down to the aircraft and to circumvent staff that is supposed to secure the gangway and prevent these things from happening in the first place. [click to continue…]
Air China has been on the news a lot over the past 24 hours and for all the wrong reasons (see below).
The Wings of China in-flight magazine that you were able to find from the seat pocket (now removed) gave some racially loaded travel advice for those going to London. [click to continue…]
Hilton HHonors has now launched a double and triple miles promotion with four separate Asia based airlines.
You can earn triple miles for stays in Asia and double worldwide between May 1 – July 31, 2016. [click to continue…]
Someone at Air China must have a fable for pork given the current catering at their Business/First Class lounges in Beijing this afternoon.
6 out of 7 offered hot dishes at their Beijing hub lounges contained pork when I departed Beijing today which might leave some people scrambling at the dessert section. [click to continue…]
The patience of the big Chinese Airlines with their uncivilized and unruly clientele is at an end. The five biggest carriers will create a common database that contains names who are banned from all flights.
China faces a unique problem, many Chinese are first time travelers who have never been educated how to behave properly and they engage in brawls, assault staff and delay flights. [click to continue…]
It is always a good idea to have your seat belt on during a flight even when the “Fasten Seat Belt” light is not on. What would you do, however, if the light is on for the entire duration of the flight?
It is always a good idea to follow crew member instructions, but there is no way that I would not walk or go to the lavatory during a 14 hour flight. Besides, there really is no excuse to leave the light on for the entire flight. [click to continue…]
Hilton HHonors has launched new up to triple miles promotion for Air China, China Eastern and China Southern frequent fliers.
The offer is valid for stays between November 1 and February 29, 2016. You earn double miles worldwide and triple miles in Asia-Pacific plus designated “Hilton Huanying” hotels worldwide. [click to continue…]
Le Club Accorhotels has number of airline partners and you can convert to most at 2 points to 1 mile ratio.
Many airlines allow automatic conversion option after each stay without any minimum. Le Club AccorHotels has now updated the exception rules as of September 8, 2015. [click to continue…]
Hilton HHonors has launched new up o triple miles offer for Air China Phoenixmiles members.
The offer is valid for stays between August 1 – October 31, 2015. You can earn triple miles for stays in Asia-Pacific and double miles elsewhere. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.
In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines. [click to continue…]
Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]