Virgin Atlantic officially joins the SkyTeam alliance today, just five months after announcing its intention to affiliate with the group.
airBaltic adds elite status option to Planies NFTs
Passengers can now buy elite status on airBaltic as part of the company’s efforts to bring NFTs into its loyalty program. Members of the airBaltic Club who acquire 25 of the company’s Planies NFTs will receive the VIP status tier in the program.
JetBlue revamps TrueBlue Mosaic elite status program
JetBlue is very much not the same airline it was a decade ago when the its Mosaic program launched. And now the elite status portion of the company’s TrueBlue loyalty program will change, reflecting the carrier’s evolution as well as shifts in the overall airline loyalty market.
Avelo takes a different tack with a Capital One not quite cobrand credit card partnership
How can a small airline with no loyalty program to speak of take advantage of the booming co-brand credit card market? Avelo and Capital One appear to have a solution.
Iberia pivots to revenue-based loyalty; British Airways to follow
Iberia will shift to a revenue-based earning scheme for its loyalty program at the end of November. British Airways will soon follow.
Can inflight Wi-Fi ever be profitable?
Airlines should not expect their inflight connectivity solutions to be profitable. At least not directly so. And Air Canada seems OK with that situation, finding other ways to justify the proposition.
Alaska Airlines adds 100K elite benefits, including free inflight WiFi
How much is a year of free inflight WiFi worth? Top tier elites in the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan program can make that decision, thanks to the carrier’s new 100K Choice Benefit option.
Planies launch airBaltic Club into the NFT loyalty world
Subscription products are a booming segment for the air travel industry. Sprinkle in a dash of Web3 and the airBaltic Planie NFT collection comes to life.
airBaltic adds Air France, KLM as reward partners
The airBaltic club loyalty program now reaches almost everywhere in the world. Thanks to a new partnership with Air France and KLM, members can both earn and redeem points for travels with the two larger airlines. Though, like with most such deals, there are some notable limitations.
Aeroplan, Avis partner for status match, with a co-brand twist
Air Canada’s Aeroplan elite status holders can now request a complimentary status upgrade in the Avis Preferred® program, extending the value of the status earned to rental cars as well. The status match program is effective immediately and members can register here.