News and notes from around the interweb:
- Etihad pilot accidentally checked his cat as luggage on a flight to Sydney and the cat lived, turning up in the pilot’s hotel room.
- How much is loyalty data worth?
[F]or every 1M loyalty members in the program, the loyalty data should be able to create an additional USD $20M in revenue for the airline. That revenue is not selling miles to banks, or through business as usual – but rather through the incremental revenue gain above and beyond the standard revenue expectations through the application of intelligent loyalty data strategies.
- How JetPrivilege is recreating itself now that Jet Airways is out of business
- Rod Stewart really likes trains
- United Airlines crew uniform standards.
Good day. I am on parental leave from @skift (New baby boy) but I know a subset of Twitter counts on me for internal @united memoranda about sartorial standards, and I do not wish to disappoint. Here you go, straight from my inbox. (Thank you, anonymous tipster.) pic.twitter.com/bWFVeAi7dA
— Brian Sumers (@BrianSumers) November 14, 2019
- Mandatory gala at a category 2 Four Points and the hotel added it as a requirement after booking, that’s a no no. The guest cancelled the reservation but Marriott shouldn’t let a hotel get away with that.
- Southwest Airlines helping out a friend.