I like puzzles, and the Alaska Airlines award chart is one of the best puzzles out there. I think it’s more accurately described as 44 award charts for different partners and regions. The problem is people try to interpret it like any other airline program, and that’s exactly the wrong approach. Within those charts you’ll find tons of hidden value. This value comes in two forms. The first is the scope provided … [Read more...]
Posts about "Air France"
My dad subscribes to more email newsletters than I do, and one that he forwarded me from Mental Floss had the headline: "11 Things We No Longer See on Airplanes." I was intrigued, and obviously I disagree or I wouldn't be writing this post. (Last cranky post of the week, I promise!) So here are nine things that, while maybe not as spectacular as they were back then, are still around if you know where to look. I … [Read more...]
Update: Since I went to bed there is now a heated discussion on FlyerTalk about whether this is a "tricked" fare and should not be posted publicly. I agree with the OP in that thread, that while a YQ may be missing, there is no "extra" step required to accomplish the trick. It is a mistake fare just like the trip to Spain I took last year on a Spanair codeshare operated by US Airways. Since mistake fares are going … [Read more...]