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Jetblue angling to get with Oneworld?

Jetblue (B6) and Japan Airlines (JL) reached a codeshare agreement for 21 US destinations from B6’s stronghold cities of New York and Boston. JAL had direct flights from both cities to Tokyo. The codeshare strengthens the interline agreement that they had established in February.   It is interesting to note that none of the 21…

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Expert Tip #5: Alliances are key to maximizing Miles and Elite Status

The Airline world is made up of three alliances: Star Alliance SkyTeam OneWorld Understanding the alliances and the airlines that make them up, and which airlines do not participate in an alliance, is key to maximizing miles and status. What alliances allow you to do is pick one airline per alliance and earn miles on…

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Update on Mileage Plus partner accrual on LH and LX

I had reported earlier that United (UA) has quietly changed the EQM (Elite Qualifying Miles) and RDM (Redeemable Miles) earning policy on partners like Lufthansa (LH) and Swiss Air (LX). It was done without any announcement around Sep 27. I had booked a ticket on LH T class on Sep 26. According to the earlier…

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Alaska Airlines: The Switzerland of Frequent Flier Programs

Alaska Airlines and its sister airline Horizon Air have been a standout in a world dominated by Airline Alliances. Alaska Airlines has ‘gone it alone’ (or with its one sibling) and built up a formidable network of airline partners. This network of domestic and international partners has given Alaska the international connections and access to…

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Codeshares, Alliances, Partners

I have written multiple articles till date discussing the sometime confusing world of Airline Alliances, Airline Partnerships and Code-shares. These include: Airline Alliances – Why all the fuss? Airline Alliances: The Next Generation The DaVinci Code-Share (Parts 1 and 2) Last week, my fellow blogger here at BoardingArea.com – Musings of The Global Traveller wrote…

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