Star Alliance has finally added a booking function to it’s online round the world (RTW) calculator. As it is new there are sure to be quirks, bugs and useful tricks to learn. See more in the *A RTW booking tool discussion thread.
Did you know that Oneworld already has a online RTW booking tool, here is a link to the OW RTW booking tool bugs thread.
One knows that times are a-changing when FlyerTalk member KenJohn needs to ask if there are Any coin slots left on the Las Vegas Strip?
Although at one time slot machines that accepted coins were prevalent and plentiful throughout Las Vegas, it seems that most slot machines these days only accept paper tokens and paper money, and KenJohn has a lot of coins he would like to use.
Should KenJohn take a gamble and bet on there being slot machines in Las Vegas that still accept coins?
A good example of the useful information posted by FTers that is not found in one place anywhere else is this thread in the Oneworld forum listing classes of travel available by airline within OW by aircraft type compiled by SLF with help of many well-travelled FTers.
…no, not Pan Am, as in the now-defunct original Pan American airlines.
Pam Ann, as in a comedienne who apparently has a passion for humour pertaining to the airline industry.
Who is Pam Ann, you ask?
Find out here in the Pam Ann – One World Alliance thread.
One thing is for certain, though: we are talking about the wings of woman here, not the Wings of Man.
From 1 July (ie this Sunday), the rule limiting number of flights will change to number of segments – ie including surface segments.
This is a major devaluation of the xONEx (and similar) product. Read about it and FTers’ reactions here.