Friday Round Up: United Complicated Elite Requirements, Use Alaska Miles on Singapore, California Bans...

United Turns Elite Status into "What You Spend Is What You Are" United dropped a huge bomb today, rejigging their elite status requirements to be MUCH more complicated. Here is the  graphic where United TRIES to...
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Singapore Airlines Overhauls Award Waitlist Policies

Singapore Airlines Makes Big Changes to Award Waitlist Policies Singapore has announced some major changes to its Waitlist policy for awards. Previously, you could waitlist for a boatload of flights (since actually free and clear...

Award Sales: 25% off Iberia and 30% off Singapore KrisFlyer

The last week has been full of award deals in the form of bonus transfers and now award sales. First, we saw transfer bonuses for Emirates from Capital One (100%) and for Air France Flying...

Some Don’t Miss Thanksgiving Deals (Black Friday / Cyber Monday)

I know.... yesterday I told you that all I was giving you was a fantastic guide to Thanksgiving travel deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday - but not all of the deals because other sites...

Singapore / Virgin Australia Reduce Miles Transfer Ratio

While perhaps not something that is on the radar of many North American flyers, Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer frequent flyer program and Virgin Australia's Velocity program have a partnership that is truly rare: The ability...

Book the world’s longest flight in Biz with points

There is suddenly fantastic Saver availability on Singapore Airlines in Business Class on the longest flight in the world (Newark to Singapore).  Sven reported on this just minutes ago and not only have I verified...

How to book the longest flight in the world with points

Singapore Airlines announced last week that it will be restarting the longest flight in the world, flying from Newark Airport in New Jersey to Singapore's Changi airport. The flight will clock in at 18 hours...

NYC/LAX-SIN non-stops to resume: Get ready with points

Singapore Airlines has announced that they plan to restart non-stop service from New York to Singapore using currently on-order Airbus A350-900ULR aircraft. Previously, from 2004 until 2013, Singapore Airlines (SQ) operated a non-stop from Newark...

Singapore Airlines (SQ) partner awards now bookable online (but only kind of, sort of)

Last month, I wrote about the changes to the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program wherein you'd soon be able to book Star Alliance awards on the Singapore Airlines website, but in exchange, they raised the...

Singapore raises rates on Star Alliance awards; adds phone service fee

I was disappointed to receive this email from Singapore Airlines this morning: As part of our ongoing efforts to give our members greater convenience, we are pleased to inform you that KrisFlyer members will be...