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Lufthansa Changes Economy Light Seat Policy with a Charge

In a change of policy, those travelling on Lufthansa Economy Light fares, their carrier's basic fare class, will now be randomly allocated a seat and, should you not like it, will have to pay a charge to change this...

Royal Jordanian Revamps its Fly High Corporate Travel Programme

Royal Jordanian has introduced a revamp to its exceptionally vague corporate travel program Fly High in line with the carrier’s five-year turnaround programme which commenced back in 2017. The carrier is aiming to use the program to position the airline...

EC261 Shakeup Announced By UK Government To Reform Passenger Compensation

On 31st January 2021, the Government opened its consultation to reform the UK’s passenger compensation rules. The proposed consultation puts forward rules which should offer more dynamic protection for passengers while on the other hand making it easier for airlines...

Oneworld Affirms Alliance-Wide Reward Redemptions

Oneworld is pressing ahead with plans to allow alliance-wide reward redemptions. Put simply under current proposals, a member of one frequent flyer program will be able to redeem a seat upgrade when flying on any carrier within the alliance. With...

TAP Air Portugal to auction business class seats up to one hour before flights

Portuguese carrier TAP Air Portugal is making it easier for those who like to fly in comfort to snag an upgrade to business class. The airline partnered with the tech company SeatBoost and introduced an app-based auction that lets passengers bid for...

BA Lauches flash sale with 200,000 seats available

British Airways has launched a five-day flash sale on routes from Gatwick airport, with flights starting from £24 each way. The sale runs until November 5, and covers over 200,000 seats across nearly 20 destinations. All of the routes included in the sale...

Without a Boarding Pass? Airlines Now Banned from Withholding Compensation

Airlines will no longer be able to avoid paying compensation to passengers without their original boarding pass. The new rule was passed by the European Court of Justice and is set to make the complaints process easier for travellers. A...

As Jet airways has departed Virgin set to take over London to Mumbai Route again

Virgin Atlantic has become the latest airline to seek to capitalise on the grounding of the Indian carrier, Jet Airways, by relaunching its link from Heathrow to Mumbai. The Heathrow-Mumbai link was restored in 2012 but dropped again three years...

United Airlines adds a 6th daily nonstop flight between Newark and London

In the latest push by the airline, United has announced it will be adding a 6th.... yes SIXTH... daily flight between Heathrow and Newark commencing 29th March 2020 in time for the Summer flight season. The seat configuration for all...

BA winter timetable kicks in Today

In 50 Words or less Today - 27th October - is the start of the winter flying season for British Airways. According to Head for Points, there are seven termal changes which take effect as of today: Terminal 3 to Terminal 5:  Billund,...

[BITE SIZE] Cathay adds Vegan Option into Business Long haul

Cathay Pacific will be the world’s first airline to serve its passengers OmniPork, a plant-based pork alternative in the air.

LATAM expands code share with Qatar as it departs OneWorld

As picked up by The Points Guys As LATAM begins proceedings to depart from the OneWorld Alliance– the airline begins to sets out its vision as an unaligned carrier and expand partnership agreements. One Such agreement is the newly announced LATAM...