Alaska Airlines Plans to Join oneworld Alliance in the Summer of 2021; Expands Partnership With American Airlines
After their partnership gradually eroded to almost nonexistent during the past three years, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines stunned the world of frequent fliers by announcing a suddenly strengthened partnership to give travelers along the west coast of the United States more choices when traveling internationally, offer seamless access across a broader network, and provide strategic growth for both airlines — as well as notice of the plan for Alaska Airlines to join the oneworld alliance as a full member.
When Alaska Airlines first announced on Sunday, July 9, 2017 changes which adversely affected its partnership with American Airlines, the…
LATAM Airlines Group S.A. will no longer be a member of the oneworld airline alliance effective as of Friday, May 1, 2020 — but customers of the airline who have earned elite level status will still enjoy the benefits offered by most airlines of the oneworld airline alliance via their flights and airport lounges through Thursday, April 30, 2020.
One notable exception is that…
Royal Air Maroc is the latest airline to join the oneworld alliance, which is expected to occur on Tuesday, March 31, 2020; while Royal Air Maroc Express — which is its regional subsidiary — will simultaneously join as a oneworld affiliate member.
This means that…
Royal Air Maroc is the latest airline to join the oneworld alliance, which is expected to occur sometime during the middle of the year 2020; while Royal Air Maroc Express — which is its regional subsidiary — will simultaneously join as a oneworld affiliate member.
This means that…
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.