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Lufthansa has had a rocky 2014 with number of strikes by its pilot union that has affected travel plans of many and booking travel on competing airlines.

Lufthansa Miles&More Status Miles Strike

Now, the airline has sent out emails to some of its elite members offering onetime bonus status miles applicable for 2014 membership years. The email itself is quite explanatory. [click to continue…]

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As the Lufthansa pilots are striking today, the airline’s advisory board made a decision yesterday to launch (or actually resurrect) Eurowings for short and long-haul flying.

Lufthansa Eurowings

Lufthansa bought Germanwings from Eurowings back in 2008. Later, the Eurowings started to operate flights for Germanwings that now handles Luftansa’s European flying that doesn’t touch Frankfurt or Munich. [click to continue…]

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Back in October, I wrote about the excellent deal that Le Club Accorhotels was having with Air Canada’s Aeroplan (read more here and here) that allowed members to earn Gold status in just one stay and a Platinum in three.

Le Club Accorhotels Gold & Platinum Status

Unfortunately, the offer was too good and Le Club Accorhotels soon withdraw it. Many were able to take advantage of it before it was canceled, however. [click to continue…]

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Wyndham Rewards has launched a second (read about the first one here) airline related promo for triple miles for up to three stays with Airberlin, Air Canada, Czech, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish and Saudia for stays between October 15 and January 16, 2015.

Wyndham Rewards Qatar Airways Privilege Clib Triple Miles Offer Fall 2014

You earn triple miles for the first three stays during the offer period with all other airlines listed above besides Air Canada where you earn triple miles starting from your second stay. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa pilots strikes continues this week. The two day strike will begin at 1PM on Monday affecting Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and Embraer flights. On Tuesday, the intercontinental flights will be included as well.

Lufthansa Strike October 20 & 21 2014

Lufthansa hasn’t updated its website regarding the flight cancellations for Tuesday yet. The airline will likely be able to operate some of the intercontinental flights despite the pilot strike as it did few weeks ago. [click to continue…]

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek has interesting article up on its website (access here) about the current short-haul restructuring that is going on in Europe among the big carriers such as British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France.

BloombergBusinessWeek Europe’s Big Airlines No Longer Want to Fly in Europe

Lufthansa has already transferred all the short-haul flying that doesn’t touch its Munich and Franfurt hubs to its low cost Germanwings unit and Air France plans to transfer part of its short-haul flying to Transavia (airline owned by KLM). [click to continue…]

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Yesterday, I wrote about the Iberia Plus offer that Economist magazine has going on (read more here) and they do have similar promotion for Lufthansa Miles&More members as well.

The Economist Miles&More 10,000 Bonus Miles Fall 2014

You can get 10,000 Lufthansa Miles&More miles by subscribing to the Economist magazine for 12 months. The subscription comes with the magazine, audio and digital editions. [click to continue…]