The new Star Alliance credit card, first teased in May of this year, is now live in Australia. Launched in partnership with HSBC, the first of its kind co-brand credit card allows members to earn Star Alliance Points and elite status with seven partner airline loyalty programs.
Thai Airways bankruptcy petition accepted by Thai court
Thai Airways officially entered its bankruptcy reorganization on Monday. The carrier’s petition for rehabilitation, filed on 27 May 2020, was granted by the Central Bankruptcy Court on 14 September, allowing the company to proceed with its recovery plans.
Thai Airways launches inflight catering pop-up cafe
Have a hankering for an inflight meal but unable to travel? If you’re in Bangkok Thai Airways is happy to help sate that desire. The airline launched a pop-up cafe at its headquarters building for visitors to drop in and grab a snack.
Beached Whale: A380’s future turns more bleak
The A380 is the biggest passenger aircraft in the skies, and it will continue to operate for some time to come. But it will not be as prevalent as it once was. And this week brought more tough news for the type.
Sunrise Stretch: PaxEx Update 2019-10-18
The beginnings of Project Sunrise and extra leg room for the Kiwis. Plus more wifi (maybe) coming in China and another loyalty top tier moves further away.
Get these stories and more in this week’s PaxEx Update.
AeroMobile adds Thai, UAE partners to inflight cellular roaming
Easier access to inflight connectivity is now available to cell phone subscribers on du in the UAE or TrueMobile in Thailand, thanks to preferred roaming agreements signed with AeroMobile in recent weeks.
Thai Smile to join Star Alliance as connecting partner
Chalk up another partner for the Star Alliance program as Thai Smile signs on. Can this move help push other Star LCC affiliates into the fold?