Alaska Airlines has joined the oneworld alliance, making it the 14th airline to join the global airline alliance. Here is how it could help with Alaska Airlines being a oneworld member alliance.
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Oneworld member-elect Alaska Airlines has announced the perks their members will be able to access once the airline will be a part one the alliance, apart from their recent partnership with Qatar Airways before the alliance even gets started. Not just that, American Airlines is upgrading some members too from Oneworld Sapphire to Emerald.
Alaska Airlines is signing up for the oneworld alliance by 2021. This will mean the smallest of the three alliances will get a new member in the USA and Alaska will get a global partner network going forward.
Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways have some crazy deals going on right now. Qatar Airways is offering 50% off to Europe, Africa and USA. Malaysia Airlines has tonnes of crazy fares (round trip to Australia for INR 1 Lakh, anyone??)
oneworld Connect, the truncated version of oneworld alliance was launched today on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Sydney, and the first member to be drafted was Fiji Airways!
Qatar Airways has purchased about 10% of Cathay Pacific, a transaction which was announced overnight. This brings another oneworld airline in the fold of Qatar Airways, apart from Iberia, British Airways and LATAM.
Airline status is something that frequent fliers take for granted. Unless, it comes to your rescue 13 times in a quick overseas trip that lasted less than 4 days. Here is how I learned to thank my airline status blessings.
Avios, the currency earned while flying British Airways and Iberia, is currently offering a 50% transfer bonus to Citibank customers who make a conversion. Check out all the details of the promotion and how to make it work for you.
Here is how you can get yourself at least an intra-europe flight for free just by signing up and doing some referrals. Air Berlin is offering an excellent referral program at the moment .Check in and find out.
SriLankan Airlines has created a separate lounge for their own and oneworld elite members, which is reviewed in this post. It turns out, it is the country cousin of the Serendib Lounge, which has better facilities, location and everything good about it from the looks of it.
Overnight, the details of a deal between British Airways owner IAG and the Irish Government for 25% stake sale in Aer Lingus were announced. Also, Aer Lingus is coming back into the oneworld alliance.