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how do air miles work

how do air miles work

It is more and more common these days to have a miles account, or even several. It has not always been the case and is actually a fairly recent development in the air transport industry. At the beginning, it was supposed to be simple loyalty programs as you would imagine in many other businesses like supermarkets. You earn points as you buy and can then redeem them for stuff. Very simple. To make it even more understandable, airlines were giving…

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Airline Alliances – what are they?

Airline Alliances – what are they?

To the non-initiated, it is not very clear what airline alliances are. It seems faire to assume that they are probably here to benefit their airline members. However, there is more to it and not only do they offer a more seamless experience to international travellers, it also expands your possibilities when it comes to miles spending and earning. As an example, if there was no such alliance and assuming that you had to fly to various countries in Asia, you may have to…

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