Category Archives: airlines

Dear Trump Airlines

Dear Trump Airlines I have seen a lot of talk about Sir Richard Branson’s letter to Virgin America, lamenting the demise of the airline as it was purchased by Alaska Airlines.  As I read through his letter, it reminded me of a letter I read 25 years ago from another business man that likes to… Read More »

Alaska Airlines adds Condor as a Mileage Plan Partner

File this one under: “Didn’t see it coming”.  Today Alaska Airlines announced Condor, a Frankfurt based airline, as their newest partner.  Condor is owned by Thomas Cook Group, a British travel company. The earning structure when crediting Condor flights to Alaska Mileage Plan is surprisingly generous.  Condor doesn’t have their own frequent flier program.  Prior… Read More »

Singapore Airlines The Private Room

Singapore Airlines The Private Room Singapore Airlines has a nice network of their KrisFlyer lounges around the world like the one I visited in Sydney.  When departing from Singapore flying in Singapore Airlines First Class or Suites Class, you have access to exclusive Singapore Airlines The Private Room located in Terminal 3. The luxury experience starts… Read More »

10,000 Alaska Miles Mystery SOLVED!

Much conversation over the past 24 hours has focused on a mysterious 10,000 Alaska Mileage Plan mile bonus showing up in members accounts. Well, here is what I was able to learn directly from a staff member at Alaska: We understand that many Mileage Plan members have questions about a surprise 10,000 mile gift that… Read More »