United expects to add more than $255 million in revenue
this year from expiring frequent flyer miles. The airline has redefined how it estimates the number of affinity miles to remove from future inventories and make available for sale in today’s market. Delta accounts for frequent flyer miles in a similar manner. (ETurbonews.com, April 25
In this highly competitive atmosphere many business travelers have been successful in negotiating free, in-room Internet access at upscale hotels. Opportunity abounds in the current market. Ask and maybe you’ll receive . . . Effective March 1, you will no longer be able to earn frequent flier miles by grocery shopping with an airline affinity credit card. Alaska, American, Continental and United will be the first to discontinue this means of mileage accrual
Emirates is enticing passengers to try its morning flights from JFK to selected international destinations with special airfares that must be purchased by Jan. 15. If you are looking to travel to South Africa, the Middle East or India at a discount call Omega now to check availability at 800 756-6342 . . . United and Southwest are engaged in competing 2 for 1 sales promotions originating from the Denver International Airport. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 14. For details on qualifying fares and destinations call your Omega travel agent.