Delta Airlines On A Rampage At JFK Airport, Three Wingtip Collisions In Just Two Days (One Person Injured)

Delta Airlines pilots at JFK seem to be a bit in a hurry, careless or a combination of both as three jets have clipped other planes and in one instance a truck with their wings, causing at least one injury.

While not uncommon, such incidents are extremely rare and usually require the involved aircraft to be taken out of service for maintenance causing delays and cancellations.

Le Club AccorHotels 1,000 Bonus Points For A Stay In Chile August 29 – October 31, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new promotion for a stay in Chile between August 29 – October 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Chile 1000 Bonus Points August 29 - October 31 2017

Members can earn 1,000 bonus points for a stay that is minimum of two nights and booked between August 29 – September 18. Registration for this offer is required.

Fabulous Fridays: Gifts From Hotels Case Hilton Northolme (Seychelles)

Couple of weeks back, Freddo wrote (access here) about stuffed and other animal figures that are quite popular gifts that some hotels give to their guests.

Fabulous Fridays Gifts From Hotels Case Hilton Northolme (Seychelles)I remember getting few shirts (often didn’t take) in the early 2000’s but not in the recent past. Was surprised that got one at the Hilton Northolme last week in Seychelles that I thought that worth keeping!

Reader Question: 280 Euro “Deposit” On Prepaid Rate At the Sheraton CDG?

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a message using Facebook earlier today about maddening situation with a prepaid rate and additional authorization at the Sheraton hotel in CDG.

Sheraton CDG

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British Airways Gold Guest List Partner Card Expiry

British Airways Gold Guest List members can gift one Gold (Oneworld Emerald) and two Silvers (Oneworld Sapphires) to those on Household Account or Friend & Family list every membership year.

British Airways Executive Club Gold Guest List Partner Card

I haven’t paid any attention previously when these gifted statuses have actually expired. I just asked from a friend of mine that signed up for for BA back in July that I gifted BA Silver the other. His status seems to be actually valid for two years.

LAST CALL: Hilton Honors 20% – 40% Off Greater China Sale For Stays Until February 28, 2018 (Book By August 18)

Hilton Honors launched back in June their traditional Greater China Summer Sale this time with a twist for stays until February 28, 2018, that ends tomorrow (August 18).

Hilton Honors Greater China Summer Sale

Members get 20% off standard and deluxe rooms, 30% off executive rooms and 40% off suites at participating properties (subject to availability).

Qatar Airways Holds Pilot Recruiting Event In Berlin In Attempt To ‘Scalp’ Air Berlin Pilots

Qatar Airways was quick to pick up on the opportunity Air Berlin’s insolvency provides and announced a recruiting event in Berlin for airline pilots who might be looking for a new employer.

Of course this isn’t a coincidence but a calculated (and well thought out) step to go after talent that is possibly seeking now job opportunities.

Le Club AccorHotels Worldwide Up To 50% Off Private Sales August 16, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels runs Private Sales in Europe, Australasia, Middle East & South America weekly unless there is a global Super or Private Sale going on.

Le Club AccorHotels Worldwide Private Sales August 16 2017

Le Club AccorHotels revamped these Private Sale pages few months back and seems that content is gone from some while still available on others.

Airfare of the Day: Delta Air Lines New York City to Frankfurt BUSINESS CLASS – DELTA ONE $ 1823 (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta’s Business Class excursion non-refundable fares between New York City and Frankfurt.

IHG Rewards Club Up To 71,000 Bonus Points For Three Stays By December 31, 2017 (Targeted)

IHG Rewards Club has launched another great bonus points opportunity for select members in Asia-Pacific (excluding Greater China), Middle East and Africa.

IHG Rewards Club Book Direct New Promo

These select members can earn 1,000 bonus points for registering this promotion, 10,000 bonus points after first stay, 30,000 bonus points after third stay and 10,000 bonus points for each stay at InterContinental hotels for maximum bonus of 71,000 points.

Cathay Pacific Reports Massive HK$2.05 Billion Net Loss For First Half Of 2017 – Turbulence Ahead?

Following dwindling profits, staff cuts and management shakeups Cathay Pacific announced a large net loss for the first half of 2017 as the carrier struggles with competition and their fare structure.

Cathay has been struggling for a while now to continue their successful years or at least break even, instead the carrier continues to pile up losses.

Choice Privileges 8,000 Points (Free Night) For Every Two Stays Between August 31 – November 11, 2017

Choice Hotels has now launched their Choice Privileges fall promotion that is 5,000 to 8,000 points for every two stays between August 31 – November 11, 2017.

Choice Privileges Fall 2017 Promotion

Members will earn minimum of 5,000 and maximum of 8,000 bonus points for every two stays depending of the base points earned for the stays. This (8,000) is enough to redeem for a free night award at more than 1,000 hotels.

Whine Wednesdays: Hotel Opening Delays!


This week the Whine Wednesdays topic is something that we have covered here on LoyaltyLobby few times previously but not under this topic!

Whine Wednesdays Hotel Opening Delays U

Have you ever come across a full service hotel that would have actually opened on time as originally planned and not been delayed at minimum by months and in some cases by years? And then there are those hotels that never materialize beyond the press releases!

Reader Question: Are Airberlin Topbonus Miles Worthless Now?


A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email earlier today regarding the issue with Airberlin Topbonus that is no longer able to issue award tickets and he wanted to know if the miles are now worthless.


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