Hot Alliance Action

Hot Alliance Action

Today was a big day for new additions to global alliances. To be fair, these are just the announcements of additions but in the near future oneworld and SkyTeam fliers will have more options for mileage earning and redemption.

First up, SkyTeam. Air Europa, Copa Airlines, and Kenya Airways all …

BA Strike Called Off – Hooray!

BA Strike Called Off – Hooray!

Looks like the BA flight attendants have called off their strike after coming to agreement with management. This means there will be fewer disruptions this week, but there are still some problems.

BA says that if people changed their flights due to the strike, they can call back and have …

Continental Bans Fat Bags

Continental Bans Fat Bags

Ok, maybe in this case, the correct term is “overweight,” but either way you look at it, you’ll have to leave those heavy bags at home from now on if you fly Continental.

Recently, most US airlines standardized their baggage rules to allow bags up to 50 lbs for free, …

WestJet Looks at oneworld

WestJet Looks at oneworld

A little bit of love for our friends north of the border . . .

Canada’s Globe and Mail is reporting that Westjet is looking to join the oneworld alliance anchored by American and British Airways. This is a pretty interesting move.

First things first. I’m neither a fan of …

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