It’s not often we see a joint venture unravel, but that’s exactly what’s happening across the Tasman as Air New Zealand has informed Virgin Australia that the party is over. Beginning October 28, the 8-year old joint venture between the two will end, and the partners will turn into enemies. … Read the post
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Airlines Race to Cuba, Overcoming Major Hurdles – Associated Press
Scott Mayerowitz headed down to Cuba with American Airlines to explore the problems of trying to start doing business in a country that might as well be from another planet. Considering the recent award of service … Read the post
Why it Took So Long for Virgin to Link All its Frequent-Flier Programs – Conde Nast Daily Traveler
You can now earn and redeem across Virgin airlines. What took so long?
Australian travelers know Virgin Blue as the number two competitor to Qantas, but within a couple of days, the name will be gone. Ok, so I’m just being dramatic. The airline is simply changing its name to Virgin Australia (or so it’s expected). That, of course, begs the question . … Read the post