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Le Club AccorHotels has launched the “Your Exceptional Bonus” promotion for up to 6,000 points for stays that are consumed January 23 – April 9, 2017, and the booking windows has now opened (January 23 – February 12).

Le Club AccorHotels Up To 6000 Bonus Points January 23 - April 9 2017 U

You earn 500 bonus points for the first stay, 2,500 bonus for the second, and 3,000 bonus for the third one for maximum bonus of 6,000 points. [click to continue…]

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British Airways has received quite a bit bad press lately due to the Buy-on-Board introduction (remember when they were advertising being full service airline?) and two the Mixed Fleet crew strikes over the past 30 days.

Forbes “Did British Airways Make One Cut Too Many”

Now, Forbes has decided to pile on and had a long articled about the negative changes with the airline and when people start to finally notice and book away. [click to continue…]

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Air India‘s weight patrol is at it again and has suspended another batch of 57 flight attendants for being overweight per the companies standard.

Air India is known for rigidly enforcing their rule that flight attendants can’t exceed BMI limits which essentially deems employees ‘too fat to fly’ and has suspended great numbers of staff in previous years. [click to continue…]

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Bloomberg ran an interesting article couple of days back about the “fall” of Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific and how these airlines are squeezed both by the ME3 (Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways) and Chinese carriers (China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Air China etc,).

Bloomberg “The Decline and Fall of Asia's Airline Empires” (Singapore Airlines & Cathay Pacific)

Singapore and Hong Kong airlines both neither have their government backing (all ME3 do) nor can they rely on local market (both rather small). [click to continue…]

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One of our readers reached out to us after she was involuntarily downgraded from Business to Premium Economy Class while flying British Airways from London to Shanghai using AA Miles.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]

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IHG Rewards Club has quietly updated the Terms and conditions governing the Ambassador and Royal Ambassador programs effective January 20, 2017.

InterContinental Ambassador T&Cs Update Effective January 20 2017

The updated T&Cs now include even more exceptions of suites where Ambassador and Royal Ambassador members cannot rely being upgraded. The upgrade and lounge access rules have been updates as well. [click to continue…]