Air France-KLM Flying Blue April Promo Awards For Travel Trough September 30, 2021 (Book By April 29)

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has launched its April promotional awards that are valid for travel through September 30, 2021, and must be booked by April 29.

KLM City Hopper

50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the rebate is capped at 25%).

Alex Cruz Could Be The Next CEO Of SAS

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The current CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System, usually referred to as just SAS or Scandinavian Airlines, has announced his intention of leaving the airline. The search for the new head of the airline has begun.

Sky News was reporting yesterday that one of the people’s considered for this position is the ex-CEO of British Airlines, Mr. Alex Cruz, who found Clickair, who Vueling later acquired that itself was bought out by IAG, now the parent of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling, and LEVEL.

What Oneworld Partner Awards Are Available For Alaska Mileage Plan Members?

Alaska Airlines joined Oneworld on March 31, 2021, and partner airlines have started to send out reminders that awards on Alaska are now available using their miles.

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can redeem miles on Oneworld airlines, which were existing partners before. Still, the website states that awards on the rest of alliance airlines won’t be available before fall 2021, including Qatar Airways.

British Airways Invites You To A London Adventure!

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British Airways continues sending out automated emails that are tone-deaf, considering the travel restrictions in place to and from London

The airline invites you first to pick up the more virulent UK mutation of the Covid-19 and then spread it worldwide!

Radisson Rewards Program Splits Into Two In June 2021

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Radisson is forced to split its Rewards program into two due to the Chinese Government’s ownership of the parent company. They already split the bookings process into two entities last month (read more here).

Your account will be automatically assigned to the Radisson Rewards Americas program if your account address is in the area.

Several Airlines Are Still Promoting Leisure Flights Despite Closed Borders And Quarantine Measures

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Back in February John wrote about advertisement by airlines (in that case BA) to fly for leisure travel despite closed borders in the specific markets and this practice is still going on today.

I constantly receive emails for example from Singapore Airlines this week where they sent offers for one way flights to destinations such as Singapore where entry isn’t possible at the moment.

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] TURKISH AIRLINES Amsterdam to Hong Kong from 1,350€

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class excursion round trip fares between Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands and Hong Kong SAR (HKG).

Image by carloyuen from Pixabay

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IHG Rewards Rate & Bonus Promotions Update April 2021

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Here’s a comprehensive look at IHG Rewards promotional opportunities, both rate and points for April 2021.

Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments as well.

Reader Email: Incorrect Email From Qatar Airways Resulted In $605 In Extra Fees?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email about a situation with Qatar Airways and Covid-19 testing requirements.

Remember to send us your questions and comments by email, and FacebookTwitter, or Instagram. We’ll try to cover them here several times a week.

Marriott Introduces Check-In Kiosks & Grab-And-Go Vending Machines

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Marriott today announced a pilot of allowing guests to check themselves into a hotel using kiosks and having grand-and-go vending machines at select hotels.

Neither of these is genuinely new. There were pilots already in the 2000s with automated check-in kiosks (never worked well), and some hotels already have vending machines for food purchases.

Boris Gives Coronavirus Travel Update

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The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, today gave some clarity on what might be waiting for those wishing to travel from the UK that is currently banned with high fines for those who try for leisure purposes.

The government still strongly suggests that Britons should not make summer travel plans until more information is released. It is unclear whether the current travel ban is lifted on May 17, 2021.

Choice Privileges Two Status Matches 2021

Choice Hotels has a Choice Privileges guest loyalty program with three elite tier levels of Gold, Platinum, and Diamond with variable benefits.

You probably know Choice Hotels from their budget brands such as Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, and EconoLodge, among others, although they have introduced higher ends ones such as Cambria.

American Airlines AAdvantage Program 40th Anniversary Celebration Giveaways!

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American Airlines AAdvantage program turns 40 this year, and the airline has launched a giveaway to celebrate this milestone.

AAdvantage members can win from several prizes, including 40 will each receive 1,000,000 miles!

Accor ALL Japan 30% Off Through February 28, 2022 (Book By April 25)

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Accor has launched a sale for stays at participating hotels in Japan through February 28, 2022.

Accor Live Limitless members save 30%, and Accor Plus members are eligible for an additional 10% off. You must book by April 25.

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