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2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...

2014-04-01 12:24:51

Airline to match donations up to four million miles throughout April CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is proud to join the Make-A-Wish Wishes in Flight campaign this month. Throughout April, when MileagePlus members donate miles to Make-A-Wish, United will match the miles to help support wishes that involve travel for children and their families. Customers can visit www.united.com/charitymiles to donate and help wishes come true. The airline will match up to...

2014-04-01 12:23:19

Submissions now open until May 31 Winners to attend major international film festival $5,000 prize for Best Short Film TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its eighth annual enRoute short film festival. Each year, a celebrity jury selects the best short films and, in turn, broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air Canada's enRoute in-flight entertainment system....

2014-03-31 23:05:04

Airline Miles Help Wish Kids Travel to Wish Destinations Around the World Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Most Americans have seen or heard of a wish come true – whether it’s a 5-year-old boy rescuing a city as his favorite superhero, a young girl wishing to dance with a prince, or a teenager relishing beachside moments in the Caribbean, miles away from the thought of treatment and the pain of hospital visits. Few recognize the resources Make-A-Wish uses to grant the wishes of...

2014-03-28 12:21:16

Company recognizes employees who go above and beyond in their daily jobs for customers, co-workers and the airline CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines aircraft took to the skies today to honor the company's top 100 employees. The new Boeing 737-900ER features the company's "United 100" logo on the exterior. The airline designed the United 100 program to recognize 100 employees nominated and selected by their co-workers for exemplary performance or achievements...

2014-03-28 08:20:51

Expansion marks fifth new city for carrier from its hometown hub since December SEATTLE, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is growing its Seattle hub again with the addition of new daily nonstop service to Albuquerque, N.M., and Baltimore. The cities are in addition to previously announced service to Detroit, New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., scheduled to begin this June and September. "We're delighted to serve our customers by adding even more cities to our unsurpassed route network...

2014-03-27 23:00:43

Here are the credit cards with the best airline miles rewards. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, MyRatePlan.com, a leading authority on credit cards and cell phones, announced the best airline mile credit cards of 2014. With an airline mile credit card, also known as a frequent flyer card, consumers can earn miles or points for using their card. These rewards can then be redeemed for free flights, hotel stays, and other travel discounts and freebies. These cards can help...

2014-03-26 23:25:51

Founder and CEO of Avionerd Says Many Frequent Flyers Want to Share Benefits With Others, and Explains How They are Rewarded for Their Kindness New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 If you were a frequent flyer and had access to a variety of perks, such as upgrades, airport lounges, and pre-boarding benefits, would you share them with a complete stranger? Well, Matteo Sarzana, founder and CEO of Avionerd, is betting you will. Mr. Sarzana recently went One-on-One with ExpertFlyer to...

2014-03-06 12:21:06

SkyMiles members to gain greater award availability at lowest mileage levels and improved flexibility in redeeming miles ATLANTA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) released the 2015 SkyMiles U.S. Award redemption charts today as part of its commitment to inform members of upcoming SkyMiles program improvements. Of the 44 Award level pricing changes, more than 95 percent of the changes reflect a decrease in the miles needed for Award Travel redemption by...