Solving the Codeshare Conundrum: Travelport, Routehappy, alliances weigh in

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

Codeshare flights: Great for airlines and confusing for passengers. Multiple groups across the industry are looking to clear up that confusion, exposing better data to travelers and smoothing the marketing message.
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Score Incredible Award Flights For Less With 15% Amex Transfer Bonus to Avianca’s LifeMiles

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Here’s a tip: You don’t need to accumulate miles with a certain airline to leverage outrageous redemptions from its loyalty program. Part of the points and miles magic involves lesser-known transfer partners, which happens to be the case with Avianca’s LifeMiles program. LifeMiles recently became a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards, enabling those who use cards such …

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Lufthansa Crew Has Lost Their Marbles: Warning Sign That Customers Neckties Would Be Cut Off Put Up During Boarding!

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

A Lufthansa Cabin Crew appears to have had a few drinks too many during the annual German carneval season, putting up a sign in the the plane warning passengers that they would cut off their neckties (a German carnival tradition). I got this picture via email from a reader last night who picked it up […]

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The A380 Program Might Be Dead, But You Can Still Fly on One

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

With a dwindling backlog of A380 orders, airlines cancelling orders, no interest in the secondary market for leased planes that have been returned to their owners and no one rallying around the superjumbo, Airbus has officially announced the end the A380 program. The current world-wide fleet of A380s stands at 232, with Emirates leading the pack with 109, …

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16 Striking Photos That Showcase the A380’s Opulence

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

With the news of the world’s largest commercial airliner being axed once final deliveries are made in 2021, we wanted to take a now-nostalgic look back at some of the opulence that the giant jet has enabled. Some of the most extravagant products in the sky were made possible thanks to the A380’s gargantuan interior, …

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It’s Official: The Airbus A380 Is Dead

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Just months after celebrating its 10th anniversary, the end is in sight for the world’s largest commercial jet. Airbus’ struggling A380 program won’t be saved by British Airways, nor any other airline. Emirates will take delivery of 14 further A380s over the next two years, but “given the lack of order backlog with other airlines, Airbus …

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Airlines Are Cracking Down on Hidden-City Tickets — Even for Top Elites

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

When Lufthansa recently took legal action against a paying passenger for engaging in a practice known as hidden-city ticketing, the story made headlines all over the world. The practice isn’t uncommon; retaliating this harshly against it, though, is — but may become more commonplace as airlines crack down on it. Hidden-city ticketing, in short, is when an …

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What Lufthansa’s Devaluation Means for Award Travelers

Written by Peter Rothbart @ The Points Guy

Thanks to a strong partner network and friendly routing rules, Lufthansa’s Miles & More program has been a decent option for frequent flyers despite its mostly unexceptional award chart and sometimes astronomical surcharges. With no major transferable point program partner, this currency is also more challenging to earn than many others. Unfortunately, redemption rates are …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS New York NY (JFK), United States to Berlin (TXL), Germany from $980 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their premium economy round trip fares between New York and Berlin, on codeshare flights operated by Lufthansa. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: United (UA) RLX26NCT NYC to BER Booking class: R, W. […]

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa / Swiss / Austrian Airlines BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR/LCY) to Shanghai (PVG), PRC from £1,474 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa/Swiss/Austrian and their 2nd level business class excursion round trip fares between London and Shanghai. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa (LH)/Swiss (LX)/Austrian (OS) PNNPCGB LON to SHA Booking class: P. Price: from £1,474 […]

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Lufthansa Paid 500 Million Euro In Passenger Compensation For All Of 2018

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

A Lufthansa executive has mentioned this week that the airline paid out 500 Million Euro in compensation claims during the 2018 financial year. Lufthansa as a EU carrier is bound by the EC261/2004 regulation which makes them liable for substantial cash payments to passengers affected by long delays during irregular operations. Their liability goes for […]

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Hong Kong SAR (HKG), PRC from £557 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa and their premium economy class instant purchase round trip fares between London and Hong Kong. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa (LH) NNNZGB LON to HKG Booking class: N, Y. Price: from £557 […]

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First Look: Inside Boeing’s New 777X

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Boeing’s newest long-haul aircraft is tantalizingly close to shuttling passengers around the globe. So far, 340 orders and commitments for the 777X are inked from an array of carriers, including All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines. Now, for the first time, Boeing is giving us a glimpse at what …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Paris (CDG), France to Dubai (DXB), United Arab Emirates from 531€ Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa and their premium economy instant purchase round trip fares between Paris and Dubai. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa (LH) NNCP00FR PAR to DXB. Booking class: N, Y. Price: from 531€ (212€ base […]

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German Airport Security Staff Strike Tuesday January 15, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

FrankfurtFrankfurt airport security staff strike that will take place on Tuesday January 15, 2019 has now expanded to other cities in Germany and includes employees in Hamburg, Hannover, Bremen, Leipzig-Halle, Dresden and Erfurt. The strikes are expected to take place between 1AM to 8AM local time basically ending the security screening of passengers trying to […]

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Best Western Rewards Lufthansa 2,000 Miles&More Miles In Central Europe January 1 – March 31, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Best Western Rewards Lufthansa Miles&More Winter 2019Best Western Rewards has launched new offer for Lufthansa Miles&More member stays at select countries in Central Europe. Members can earn 2,000 miles (500 base + 1,500 bonus) per stay for up to three stays during the promotional period. You can access this offer on Best Western’s website here. READ MORE: Best Western Rewards Bonus […]

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