Last Week At The Lounge: January 19, 2019

Hello from Mumbai folks. A lot has happened in the world of miles and points and travel last week. Here is a snapshot of the news, ongoing promotions and stories from our readers. Check it out.

Our Top Stories

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Earlier this year we started sharing success stories from our readers. Last week, we talked about one of our readers who earned 80,000 miles in a short span of just 7 months. If you have already started planning long weekend trips, don’t forget to check out the hotel promotions and the American Express offer on stays at Hyatt hotels.

News & Views

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Lots of stuff happening in the Indian aviation sector. You are in for hard luck, since you will see a lot of delays at Indian airports in the coming days. Boarding pass stamping becoming a thing of the past at Mumbai Airport. Air India not accepting First Class bookings anymore. And LOT Polish will soon return to India after many decades.

Cards and Rewards

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American Express continues to be in the news. But there is tonnes happening on other fronts too. Ajay managed to get his hands on the Amazon ICICI Bank credit card. Here is a quick recap of everything that is happening and all the changes coming.

Have a good weekend, and we will be back with more news in the days ahead. And do not forget, the American Express Travel Card is going for Free this week. All the best to those running the Mumbai Marathon tomorrow, we are cheering for you!

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