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How Airport Lounge Economics and Priority Pass Work, Plus Richard Branson Won Big Bet

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news … Read entire article »

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Delta Europe Business Class Award Sale 30% Off

If you book can by Thursday December 14th and travel between February 1 and May 21, 2018 Delta is offering saver awards ‘from’ 98,000 miles roundtrip in business class. Delta’s normal … Read entire article »

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US Will Take UAE and Qatar to Task Over Subsidies

The U.S. is going to enter talks with the UAE and Qatar about airline subsidies but it doesn’t sound like they’ll amount to much. The irony of complaining that other airlines … Read entire article »

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American Airlines Opened One of the World’s Biggest Lounges and It’s Fantastic

With the introduction of the American Airlines Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining I think it's fair to say that Miami goes from a terrible place to connect to a … Read entire article »

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Why Sapphire Preferred is Easier to Get Approved for Than Sapphire Reserve

Chase has backed off of the big marketing push they made for Sapphire Reserve when it first launched. It no longer has the huge signup bonus that was so … Read entire article »

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Fairmont Presidents Club Gets Folded into Le Club Accorhotels July 2nd

Two years after it was announced that Accor would be buying Fairmont, we have details on the demise of the Fairmont Presidents Club program. If you want to familiarize … Read entire article »

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Why the Era of Spinning Off Frequent Flyer Programs Should Be Over

To be sure there's a case for spinoffs: if an airline needs to raise cash, selling assets is one way to do that. And frequent flyer programs are in … Read entire article »

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Four Interesting Things We Learn From Delta’s Search for a New SkyMiles Strategy Manager

Delta is looking for a new Manager of Program Strategy for SkyMiles. They'll be in charge of 'enhanc[ing]' the program. Continue reading Four Interesting Things We Learn From Delta’s Search … Read entire article »

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