Airlines change policies in reaction to United’s overbooking fiasco!

delta overbooking policy change

In a swift move, airlines are making reactive policy changes in the aftermath of the United overbooking debacle. Delta has changed its compensation policy in relation to overbooked flights. Previously they offered between $800-$1350 at the max end of their compensation, which has now been amended to between $2000-$9950. Whilst Delta has a great run […]

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New Delta Routes – The Good Always Comes With The Bad…

Delta One Service

The Good – Delta has just announced two new transcontinental routes; first between LAX and DCA, second between BOs and SFO. Both will get the benefits of the lie-flat seats and full Delta One service. The Bad – Neither of the new Delta routes will be eligible for unlimited complimentary upgrades, not even for Medallion elites. […]

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Frequent flyers: Laptop ban could leave you at a loose end when travelling.

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  Earlier this week it was leaked that the US authorities are going to require airlines from eight nations to ban passengers from having any electronic device larger than a cellphone on to the plane. The ban affects ten airpots, including: Cairo International, Egypt Dubai international, UAE Abu Dhabi international, UAE Kuwait International, Kuwait Mohammaed V, […]

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An eco-friendly runway? Heathrow says it’s possible!

Heathrow is planning to make a new runway that will completely carbon neutral. In an effort to making the airport more environmentally friendly, Heathrow’s boss John Holland-Kay, has put together the Heathrow 2.0 strategy which aims to minimise aircraft noise and pollution and implement a third runway that doesn’t have massive environmental impacts. They’ve committed […]

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When to transfer credit card points to travel partners?

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Question: When is the best time to move your points from any flexible points programme to your travel partners to redeem awards? Would doing it immediately transferring them be more advantageous than waiting? Answer:  The best time to move your points is exactly when you’re ready to use them, due to their flexibility ceasing the […]

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