TAM Airlines

Big Day For oneworld. US Airways And TAM Both Join Yesterday.

Two big additions to oneworld yesterday, both of them telegraphed for some time.  There’s plenty of information out there, here’s my small Bible’s worth: First, US Airways dropped out of Star Alliance and became part of oneworld.  This is part of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.  US Airways won’t ever become an “official” member, just “affiliate members”.  But, that’s just inside baseball.  The important thing to know is that you can now book US Airways flights using other currencies. Amol from Hack My Trip has the scoop on how to book […]

Double AAdvantage Miles On All TAM Flights In May

American Airlines is offering double AAdvantage miles on all TAM flights in the month of May. In celebration of TAM joining the oneworld® alliance, we are offering you double AAdvantage miles every time you fly on TAM Airlines between May 1 and May 31, 2014. TAM, Brazil’s leading airline, serves 61 destinations in 16 countries. By joining oneworld, TAM expands our service to Brazil, bringing you easy access to the colonial city of São Luis, the rich history of Belém, the endless beaches of Natal, and beyond. Participating Airlines: TAM […]

News And Notes For Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Delta is raising the price of international award tickets again.  As View From The Wing points out, these are not small increases.  25% more miles for some of the common routes, like US to Europe, is “gulp” worthy. Were you one of the lucky folks who got in on this awesome “mistake” status challenge offer from American Airlines before it went away?  If not, it’s just another good reason to keep an eye on Milepoint for travel secrets you won’t find every day. Or, on a more somber note, were you […]

LATAM Airlines Group States The Obvious: They’re Joining oneworld

LAN and TAM are two of the dominant airlines for travel to and within South America.  After their decision to merge, it was strongly believed that the combined airline would join the oneworld alliance along with American Airlines, British Airways and others. It’s official now and View From the Wing has some thoughts about how that affects the travel landscape. I’ve mentioned in the past that American is very strong to South America from the US.  They recently announced their desire to expand Sao Paolo service from pretty much all […]