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When I first write about the Hilton HHonors promotion of triple miles with select airlines for stays in the Latin America, Caribbean and Canada there was an unfortunate typo on Hilton’s website for this offer (as far as I can tell – or maybe I made a mistake). They listed hotels that had decided to opt out from this offer when these hotels were actually the ones participating.

Hilton HHonors Triple Miles September 1 - December 31 2015

This offer is valid for stays between September 1 – December 31, 2015, and requires registration. [click to continue…]

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TAM joins Oneworld Alliance on March 31, 2014, and JAL Mileage Bank already has a promotion for economy award redemptions on TAM flights between April 4 and October 3, 2014.

JAL TAM Award Discount

You receive 24% to 33% discount on number of JAL miles required for award redemptions that start at just 10,000 miles during the promotional period down from 15,000 miles. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines made an announcement two weeks ago that the airline would start codesharing with TAM on August 22, 2013. You can read my piece about it here. These two airlines used to be partners before TAM decided to join the Star Alliance.

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American didn’t announce that earning miles on TAM coded flights would become again possible on the same date, but apparently it did. You can access AA’s web page for TAM flights here [click to continue…]

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American Airlines is partnering again with TAM that is set to join the Oneworld alliance in 2014. TAM is still a member of competing Star Alliance.

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American Airlines and TAM are starting to codeshare each others flights between the United States and Brazil. TAM will add its code for many domestic AA flights and AA will do the same for Tam flights within the Brazil. [click to continue…]

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Oneworld just made an announcement that LATAM has chosen Oneworld as the alliance for both airlines. TAM is expected to leave the Star Alliance on the second quarter of 2014. This is full 12 months from now. You can read the Oneworld press release about TAM joining the alliance here.

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LAN and TAM merged last year and it was expected that the combined airline would be in the Oneworld alliance. LAN is a member of Onworld and TAM member of competing Star Alliance. When AviancaTaca joined the Star Alliance one condition was that the airline couldn’t  be in the same alliance as TAM. [click to continue…]