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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA reinstating BOM and DEL service by September 6th, 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 36469

Re: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately

United statement: India service suspended until 9/1 Given current events in the Middle East and the continued closure of Pakistani airspace, we have decided to suspend our service between EWR and BOM (Mumbai) and DEL (New Delhi) in India, resuming on Sept. 1, 2019 (eastbound). General managers of ou...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 23080

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

At the IATA slot conference in Cape Town which ended yesterday, the folks from SAW formally announced their new marketing brand as "City Airport of Istanbul" Obviously, they will work to capitalize on the fact the new airport is quite distant, yet their own facility is also quite distant a...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 23080

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Turkish Consulate, Republic of Turkey, has just declared that IST - EWR services will begin in a month's time? Any insider info, on that? (Have seen nothing on Airlineroutes, unless I totally missed it...????) Where did you read this and from which Consulate? The New York Consulate? Because Turkey ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH412 6/20/2019 -diverted, why?
Replies: 13
Views: 2255

Re: LH412 6/20/2019 -diverted, why?

Offload unruly passenger.

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA reinstating BOM and DEL service by September 6th, 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 36469

Re: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately

DEL already suspended, now this. UA effectively is out of India.
Let see if SFO-DEL ever launches at this rate.

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits
Replies: 19
Views: 2935

Re: United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits

Applied with DOT.

Proposed code-sharing covering the following markets:

BOM - ATQ / BLR / DEL / GOI / HYD
DEL - AMD / ATQ / BBI / BLR / CCU / COK / GAU / GOI / HYD / IXB / IVC / IXJ / IXL / IXR / LKO / MAA / PNQ / RPR / SXR / VNS

OST-2019-0090

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU-ASEAN open skies deal nears
Replies: 11
Views: 1866

Re: EU-ASEAN open skies deal nears

What does the open sky entail? How about ASEAN carriers' another ASEAN country-EU, and EU carriers' another EU country-ASEAN 5th/7th freedom? But will they allow it? Will Singapore allow another ASEAN airlines to operate SIN-LHR, for example? Probably not... Or will it be just a simple, unlimited 3...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?
Replies: 28
Views: 7675

Re: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?

This A/C will become N480MC Operated by Atlas for its passenger division. She will have 256 seats in a first, business and int'l premium economy. Primarily used for VIP Charters like N263SG and N322SG Anybody who can tell why those two were being registered out of sequence when aquired a decade ago...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?
Replies: 28
Views: 7675

Re: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?

Posted internally... Our Fleet team has sold one of the Boeing 747-400s we’ve kept in storage since we retired the fleet in late 2017, N119UA, and it departed VCV (Victorville, California) June 19 under the ownership of Atlas Air (5Y), which plans to use it for charter flights. Atlas currently has t...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU-ASEAN open skies deal nears
Replies: 11
Views: 1866

EU-ASEAN open skies deal nears

On the sidelines of the Paris Air Show it was announced that EU-ASEAN open skies deal is nearing implementation with 37 of 38 countries having agreed already. European Commission director general for mobility and transport Henrik Hololei states he expects to implement the deal by years end. https://...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 21961

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

A lot of comments about how dumb it was for AF to order just 10 A380's, and now would be even dumber to retain an even smaller sub-fleet of 5...and I totally agree but...um...hello...what about ANA's REALLY DUMB (IMHO) venture of getting just THREE and for one specific route only? Has everybody for...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 21961

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

How on earth can new seats cost 50 million Euros per aircraft? Surely they could find suppliers that charge reasonable prices for this stuff. It's not as if most of these seats are even particularly comfortable or advanced. You might want to check out Swiss blog post detailing their recent A340 cab...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits
Replies: 19
Views: 2935

United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits

A bit of a slap in face of Star partner AI. United Airlines and Vistara Establish Codeshare Agreement United Airlines today announced it has entered into a new alliance agreement with New Delhi-based airline, Vistara. The agreement, effective in Fall 2019, further expands United's global route netwo...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 4611

Re: Site not secure

For myself it also continues as Not Secure. If I enter http://www.airlines.net its always non-secure http connection. Does not automatically redirect to https Additionally as atcsundevil mentions even attempting to enter https does not bring up secure connection - in my case probably more than half ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 21961

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

Indeed not sure what the business case would be to operate a small 5 aircraft subfleet, Even in best case cant be a very compelling business case. Not sure any AF routes really need the A380 for its capacity. BA has already complained about the cost of retrofitting used A380s in the past. I don’t se...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where at LAX? (Unpainted DC-10 photo)
Replies: 30
Views: 4376

Re: Where at LAX? (Unpainted DC-10 photo)

Western Airlines maintenance ramp.

Back in the day McD used WA for subcontract work.

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did yesterdays (6/13) DL185 divert to ANC!?
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Re: Why did yesterdays (6/13) DL185 divert to ANC!?

Maintenance. Engine oil loss.

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service
Replies: 19
Views: 6264

AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service

Per travel agency advisory, and confirmed by removal from GDS, AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines is dropping service to New York JFK. Last flight scheduled for September 30th.

Currently ops 2x weekly on 787-8 between Baku and JFK.

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?
Replies: 83
Views: 12450

Re: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?

Let's say this again.

Haneda slots cannot be used for beyond service to 3rd countries.

Slots are only valid for service from a gateway in the U.S. or it's territories.

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New VC-25 livery
Replies: 18
Views: 2563

Re: New VC-25 livery

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Already posted in the appropriate section. (Military)

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United could resume Guangzhou; seeks Air China Joint-Venture
Replies: 28
Views: 4596

Re: United could resume Guangzhou; seeks Air China Joint-Venture

His comments about UA's experience in secondary China markets provides interesting insight. What changed in United’s secondary city strategy was not the cities or their underlying demand, but a sharp increase in flights from first tier cities, Dias explained. Airlines discounted domestic connections...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?
Replies: 83
Views: 12450

Re: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?

Give it a few months when the 2020 schedules are loaded with the new Haneda flights and you'll see flights dropped.

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments
Replies: 75
Views: 12671

Re: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments

Regarding LAX-NRT, I also don't see AA dropping it. The new LAX-HND flight will have an entirely different flight schedule so it does not create overlap, while AA/JL still send a ton of connections over NRT across Asia so the loss of capacity woud be significantly leaving only single daily JL flight...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments
Replies: 75
Views: 12671

Re: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments

As far as China, only 2 weeks ago Isom said.. President Robert Isom denies any plans to resume China service from Chicago American Airlines does not have plans in the near future to resume its flights from Chicago to Beijing and Shanghai, President Robert Isom said at the Wolfe Annual Global Transpo...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236112

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

As latest June 15th deadline nears, Italian government still trying to firm up the structure of the Italian railway company Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) consortium rescue the bankrupt carrier. https://atwonline.com/airlines/deadline-looms-italy-works-resolve-alitalia-investor-lineup Delta seems to stil...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 139
Views: 27990

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

MAS CEO has submitted a turnaround plan for government review. Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is waiting for government approval of its turnaround plan. CEO Izham Ismail told the Malay Mail the plan was submitted and would be reviewed by July. Other media have said the plan has yet to be formally submitted...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 4611

Re: Site not secure

So Vertical Scope is keeping the site unsecure on purpose :confused: :confused:

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates- Post A380
Replies: 4
Views: 736

Re: Emirates- Post A380

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Being discussed

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Chairman Ousted
Replies: 21
Views: 4975

Re: Korean Air Chairman Ousted

CEO Walter Cho says they are still working out details of Hanjin Group ownership structure, but goal was to maintain family harmony as late chairmans wife, two sisters and himself could maintain equal stakes. https://www.google.com/amp/s/finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/korean-air-ceo-says-ownership-0...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 139
Views: 27990

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

MAS CEO says outside investors "could bring MAS to the next level, in terms of funds, knowledge and experience." CEO says it would be a mistake however to sell the entire airline or shut it down, preferring outside investor instead. Apparently, Khazanah Nasional is due to announce its pla...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9042

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

Fact is T5 has hardly been an ideal home for HA with significant day to day ops challenges, so a move could have an upside. At MSC, HA will not have to contend with limitation of only 2 A330 capable widebody gates at T5 they can access which has limited their schedule flexibility at LAX and also has...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 146
Views: 20253

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approval?

Tentatively approved. Secretary Elaine Chao announces Department of Transportation tentatively grants antitrust immunity for American-Qantas https://afn.ajot.com/articles/full/secretary-elaine-chao-announces-department-of-transportation-tentatively-grants-antitrust-immunity-for-american-qantas Full ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Smile joining Star Alliance as Connecting Partner
Replies: 10
Views: 2515

Re: Thai Smile joining Star Alliance as Connecting Partner

Its an interesting situation these mainline owned hybrids find themselves when in many ways they are integral parts of their parents networks, yet outside of any alliance relationships.

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 146
Views: 20253

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approval?

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DOT tentative approval could come as soon as this week.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa- ... SKCN1T4041

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA CEO resigns
Replies: 36
Views: 6000

SAA CEO resigns

The man brought in to lead a turnaround has submitted his resignation. Its pretty clear there is not much of a commitment to move ahead with the tough changes that are needed if the airline will become anything more than a drain on the national treasury. SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana has resigned According ...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

Re: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation

Expropriation is a dirty thing, and good the Argentine government must pay something for damages.

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6826

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

Largest mainland-APAC markets YE09/2018 1. LAX-ICN - 1,091,113 2. SFO-HKG - 1,045,964 3. LAX-TPE - 1,011,489 4. LAX-HKG - 1,001,436 5. LAX-SYD - 918,232 6. SFO-TPE - 898,017 7. LAX-NRT - 878,144 8. LAX-PVG - 822,517 9. JFK-ICN - 690,404 10. SFO-ICN - 677,909 (Note: These are airport pairs. If city-p...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 31, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UAE request KC-46
Replies: 3
Views: 1299

UAE request KC-46

The United Arab Emirates has emerged as a surprise customer for KC-46A Pegasus, having formally made a request to buy 3 of the tanker aircraft, according to manufacturer Boeing. https://www.defensenews.com/global/mideast-africa/2019/05/31/uae-issues-formal-request-to-buy-kc-46a-tanker-says-boeing/ =...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 31, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 23080

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Indeed due demand Caracas service increasing to 5x weekly June 16th.

The two new frequencies are turns and not via Havana.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 30, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service
Replies: 82
Views: 14228

Re: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service

And today DOT approved VN's 2016 application for SGN-LAX service.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 30, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23357

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Update on Southwest schedule plans with added slots.

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by LAXintl
Wed May 29, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating
Replies: 29
Views: 3808

Re: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating

ICAO says Thailand achieved a standards score of 65%, which while exceeds the minimum passIng score of 60% is hardly a wringing endorsement of Thai civil aviation sector.

I am sure ICAO has many findings that will require corrective action before they seek an FAA review.

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by LAXintl
Wed May 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20224

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... osures-380
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TK and Do&Co sign 15-year agreement to extend their catering joint venture.
TK will also purchase the Do&Co hotel property in Ortakoy.

https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... osures-380

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by LAXintl
Tue May 28, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TK going to EWR or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 3812

Re: Is TK going to EWR or not?

They were denied viable slots timings. Has nothing to do with UA connections, but timing at IST hub.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 28, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 77
Views: 16936

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

There should be plenty of space for competition between LA and Seoul. As the largest US mainland to Asia market, Premia only needs to garner small pieces of the pie to fill it's planes. Even with 100% load factor they would only represent about 15% of the market. Add in some stimulation there should...

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by LAXintl
Sun May 26, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 53866

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

Congrats Boeing

In addition to 8 firm they have options for 12 more.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 26, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?
Replies: 32
Views: 2171

Re: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?

To me spending is by far the most logical means and am glad airlines increasingly following other consumer sectors (hospitality, retail etc) by using spending at the primary criteria in their loyalty programs.

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