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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.

Marriott Rewards Travel Package

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…]

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for July 1 – August 31, 2015,  period with Europe Summer Specials in economy and business that are bookable until May 31. The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards April 2015

You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here. [click to continue…]

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Seems that Air France had an operational meltdown this past Monday that lead pilots to exceed their duty hours and land at Manchester airport instead of Paris on a flight from New York.

Express Passengers delayed for more than SEVEN hours at Manchester Airport 'so pilot could rest'

The plane had to wait four hours in New York to be de-iced that lead to the cockpit crew timing out during the flight. What followed the diversion is entirely Air France’s fault, however. [click to continue…]