Thai Airways has continued to cut down their capacity on intra-Asia flights due to weakened demand and also put a change fee waiver in place allowing customers to make adjustments to their travel plans for free.
Qatar Airways has launched a one-day-only campaign for an additional up to 10% off combined with bonus Qmiles (award miles).
Privilege Club members can save up to 10% by using coupon 20FEB20 when making the booking(s) on Qatar’s website or the mobile app. Members are also eligible for double Qmiles in the economy and triple in premium cabins.
Hilton Honors today announced on the Chinese social media platform (WeChat) about policy exceptions for Greater China (Mainland, Macao, Hong Kong, and Taiwan).
Members whose status was going to be downgraded on March 31 will have it extended through March 2021, and those that qualified in 2019 will have it until 2022. Points expiry is also waived through the end of 2020.
IHG Rewards Club has launched a status extension policy for members whose account address is in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, or Taiwan on or before February 17.
Elite and Ambassador statuses are extended while points expiry has also been postponed. These changes only affect members in Greater China.
World of Hyatt Extends Tier Status For Members in Asia-Pacific For One Additional Year Due To Coronavirus
World of Hyatt has announced that they will extend the tier status for those members with registered addresses in Asia-Pacific for an additional year due to the Coronavirus situation.
Our Whine Wednesday topic this week is about co-branded hotel credit cards that should earn extra points when staying at the respective hotel chain but those don’t always come through.
Singapore Airlines yesterday announced changes to its and SilkAir operated flights through May 31, 2020.
Due to very light loads, many flights/frequencies are canceled. Passengers should monitor their itineraries any changes and contact the airline if rebooked flights are not suitable.
Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles is offering an olive branch for members whose miles expired on December 31, 2019.
Members that take a business class return between February 18 – April 26 will have their expired miles reinstated through November 30.
Virgin Australia Velocity and American Express have launched an interesting conversion offer for the Australian market.
Velocity members can get a 20% bonus on Amex Membership Rewards to points conversions PLUS Gold or Platinum status with the program (if the conversion is significant enough).