Today is the last day to sign-up for both the JetBlue status match and challenge. Virtually every elite status in the US can participate. Here are the details.
JetBlue has a pretty interesting status match and challenge out. It covers a ton of different airlines’ elite customers. Find out how you can apply for JetBlue Mosaic status through the end of 2017 and enroll for a challenge to earn Mosaic status through the end of 2018.
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
I have no idea how we got to the middle of 2017. But, here we are! I took a few minutes to figure out where things stand from an airline loyalty standpoint based on my travels through the end of June.
For quite a few years now, the Big 3 US airlines and their main lobbying group, Airlines for America, have had a serious problem with the Gulf carriers. Specifically, they believe Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are receiving sizable subsidies from their respective governments. They believe this creates a lopsided playing field that US airlines can’t compete on. The unions of the airlines believe this costs them jobs. Yesterday we learned Qatar Airways intends to purchase a 10% stake in American Airlines, a publicly held company. It took many folks […]