News and notes from around the interweb:
- Some business class seats on an aircraft are better than others, and Lufthansa plans to charge extra for the better ones. They say this isn’t basic business, but it is a form of it, not getting the full possible business experience without upcharge. Let’s not forget the pioneer here years ago was British Airways which charges for business class seat assignments unless you buy a full fare ticket or have enough status. Lufthansa isn’t going that far.
- Long read: What really happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
- Some armrests that seem fixed in place actually lift up, here’s how to do it
- Alaska Airlines shopping portal bonus, 500 miles after $200 spend
- Qantas plans to announce the biggest
devaluationoverhaul of its frequnt flyer program ever this Thursday.
The details will be revealed at a Sydney press conference called for 10.30am on Thursday June 20 to be hosted by Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Qantas Loyalty CEO Olivia Wirth.
“Significant changes” are said to be on the cards, with likely impacts on earning status along with redeeming frequent flyer points on seats and upgrades.
- Next month American adds a 6th Miami – Havana flight. Someone didn’t get the President’s memo.
Fishing on the Malecón in Havana
- Drawings of the Centurion and Plaza Premium lounges at Denver airport (HT: Doctor of Credit)