Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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Remember Latitude? If you are here in the UK and of a certain age you must just remember Latitude.  It was the original FFP scheme that BA launched way back in the dim and distant past.  BA wasn’t overly keen … Continue reading

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AIMIA – the new name for Groupe Aeroplan

Breaking news! The industry has been awash with rumours about the re-branding of Groupe Aeroplan.  Finally the new name and brand is here. In keeping with new “A” brand names (Avios being the new currency for BA and Iberia) Groupe … Continue reading

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More FFP fraud

An update of Frequent Flyer Fraud Many of you might know that fraud for airlines (and many online retailers) is a big issue.  In fact, according to the survey done by Airline Information in conjunction with Cybersource, it costs at … Continue reading

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AirBaltic – update

New capital injection of 153 million euros Always nice to have some good news to report – especially with the world economy in such a difficult state.  AirBaltic has announced that it is to receive 153 million euros in new … 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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