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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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Etihad has launched up to triple Guest miles offer for flights on its own metal plus Alitalia, Jet Airways, Airberlin, Niki, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles.

Etihad Guest Up To Triple Miles Partners February 25 - May 30 2015

You earn triple miles for first class on Etihad and Jet Airways. Double guest miles for business class on Etihad, Jet Airways, Alitalia, Airberlin, Niki, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles between February 25 and May 30, 2015. [click to continue…]

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A Jet Airways flight that was on its way from Mumbai to New York via Brussels had the aircraft drop by 5,000 feet while the pilot was on “controlled rest” and the co-pilot was fiddling with her tablet.

Jet Airways Captains Napping Officer Tableting Plane Drops 5000 Feet

The cockpit crew realized that they were at the wrong level of 29,000 feet after the Turkish air control contacted the plane to find out why they weren’t flying on assigned 34,000 feet. [click to continue…]

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Etihad Airways purchased a 24% slice of Jet Airways and is now part of Etihad’s equity partner airlines of Aer Lingus, airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional and Virgin Australia (read more of these partner airlines here).

Etihad Jet Airways Partnership

Now both Etihad and Jet have emailed to their frequent fliers more information about this partnership between the two airlines that allows you to get elite benefits, both earn and burn miles on each others flights. [click to continue…]