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FFP Fraud

FFP Fraud prevention workshop It has been a very busy summer for us here at the Airline Information SeaMountain blog.  We’ve rcently held our Payments and Fraud Summits in Miami for the Latin America market and in Kuala Lumpur for … Continue reading

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Airline and Travel Payment Summit – London 23/24th October

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Mileage Plus becomes a new global currency

EzRez launch e-wallet You might be wondering where the link is between Mileage Plus becoming a new global currency and EzRez launching an e-wallet.  But read a bit further and you’ll find out the real significance in this story. For … Continue reading

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Avios update – AirMiles comes full circle

Remember Latitudes? If you are here in the UK and of a certain age you must just remember AirMiles Latitudes.   It was the original FFP currency that BA launched in the UK way back in the dim and distant past.  … Continue reading

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Adios to AirMiles?

Avios – the new single currency for IAG For those of you that look to British Airways for innovation you’ll no doubt have been following the introduction of their new single mileage currency.  Avios is the name of the currency … Continue reading

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ipads on BA

Not iMpressed There are times when hype meets reality and the impact is ugly.  As I sit onboard a BA plane bound for San Francisco (except that we are still at the terminal and have moved nowhere for about 90 … Continue reading

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Are you guilty of legacy thinking?

Google buys Motorola Mobility Isn’t Google supposed to be an advertising company with a search engine attached?  So what does their acquisition of Motorola Mobility for a cool US$12 billion say about their thinking?  Well, it certainly isn’t legacy thinking! … Continue reading

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United FFP changes?

The rumour mill In keeping with it being silly season for reporters here in the UK I thought I’d make some comment on what the rumour mill is saying about what United might be planning for its Frequent Flyer program. … Continue reading

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Selling Chopsticks to China

Not a silly season story August, at least here in the UK, is generally a quiet month bereft of news.  As a result news is thin on the ground and stories that would normally never gain any airtime hog the … Continue reading

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Marketing Airline Fares

What’s the actual price paid? In an excellent piece in Aviation Week, Andrew Compart, gives an update to what is happening with the US Department of Transport and a number of leading airlines.  You can read the full article here … Continue reading

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