Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their premium economy round trip fares between New York and Paris.
Thai Airways Bans Fat People & Lap Children From Boeing 787-9 “Dreamliner” Business Class (There’s Always Economy!)
Thai Airways may have PR problem on its hand when it comes to its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that cannot handle overweight people and lap children in business class after seat belt fix.
Thai media was reporting on Friday that Thai Airways’ Corporate Image and Social Responsibility Division made this announcement. If you waistline exceeds 56 inches or you have lap child, you have to fly in economy even if you paid for business.
IndiGo Wins High Court Decision To Continue Airbus A320neo Flights Just Days After Regulator Grounded Them
Indian budget carrier IndiGo is allowed to resume flights with it’s Airbus A320neo aircraft based on a court decision won from the High Court in Delhi yesterday.
Aviation watchdog DGCA had on March 12 ordered IndiGo and GoAir to immediately ground 11 A320neo planes powered with a certain series of Pratt & Whitney engines after three incidents of mid-air engine failures in less than a month.
Malaysia Airlines has launched number of economy and business class specials ex-Kuala Lumpur tied to a MATTA travel fair taking place in the city.
These fares are valid for travel until February 2019 but must be ticketed by March 20. Enrich program members can also earn some bonus miles.
Singapore Airlines has launched their latest Spontaneous Escapes that are valid for travel between April 1 – 30, 2018.
These awards valid on travel both Singapore Airlines and SilkAir on select routes are discounted by 30% and needs to be booked by March 31.
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question by email about Wyndham Rewards Visa Checkout promotion (read more here) that they had earlier this year that apparently had been terminated yearly!
Our ‘Blast from the Past’ Fabulous Friday topic this week is about hotels that have fax machines in their rooms, allowing guests to send and sometimes receive a fax right at their desk.
Just a few days after United Airlines caused the death of a passengers dog inside the cabin they are back in the news for mistakenly flying yet another pet to Japan instead of Kansas City.
Meanwhile a U.S. Senator from Lousiana has announced to introduce a bill which will set restrictions on how pets are treated and has written to United Airlines President Kirby to explain their current policies and incidents.
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards has now launched the double points offer that Sebastian wrote last week (access here) for US residents as well.
The offer is valid for rentals picked up between March 7 – April 30, 2018, excluding Brazil. Base points, President’s Circle or Five Star tier bonuses are eligible for doubling.
UPDATE: Hilton’s Up To 35% Off “See The World” Sales For Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa & Southeast Asia/Australasia For Stays Through December 31, 2018 (Book By March 19)
Hilton Honors on Tuesday launched basically three separate sales with different stay dates and discounts for three different parts of the world.
I wrote about these offers as they went live (didn’t at the same time) but thought that it would be a good idea to wrap them all up.