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News and notes from around the interweb:
- British Airways will deep clean its planes let’s hope that includes the cargo holds.
- If you have the United card register to earn a 30% bonus on miles earned through MileagePlux X, MileagePlus Shopping, Opinion Miles Club, MileagePlus Dining, and Rocketmiles up to 2000 miles for transactions through May 25. (HT: Doctor of Credit)
- Be Your Own Jeremy Bentham: Watch NYC Department of Transportation live cameras
- Japan Airlines – which is smaller today than in 2007 – wants to start a low cost carrier to fuel growth
- American shopping portal bonus spend $200 get 400 bonus miles and Alaska shopping portal bonus spend $200 get 500 bonus miles (HT: Doctor of Credit)
- I’m often amused when an airline or hotel company rings me to complain about something I’ve written and I can reply along the lines of, “But your COO/Executive Vice President/Head of Loyalty liked it on Twitter!” Not quite the same thing, and it doesn’t actually mean anything but I did chuckle when Kimpton hotels liked my post noting how IHG screwed up the Kimpton acquisition.