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Aegean Airlines Elite Status Qualification

Status matches are great, but they obviously require having elite status in the first place. For many, this is too difficult to achieve, although I argue in my post on British Airways Tier Point Runs that a well-timed holiday to

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Star Alliance Award Charts

Lately I’ve been looking at my mileage balances, and wondering what programme I should be using for which sorts of itineraries. Oneworld is now fairly easy post the big Avios devaluation. British Airways Executive Club for short hauls, Iberia Plus

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New All Nippon Airways Mileage Club Award Chart

If you’ve ever tried to redeem for a reward flight on Star Alliance, you probably already have an ANA Mileage Club account. If not, you really ought to open one for the simple reason that ANA Mileage Club has the

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Aegean Elite Status Qualification Changing

When I surveyed several Star Alliance frequent flyer programmes last year, looking for a replacement for BMI Diamond Club, Aegean Airlines Miles & Bonus was highlighted as a programme that made it really easy to obtain and retain Star Alliance

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US Airways Dividend Miles – Star Alliance Partners

Regular readers are probably aware that US Airways exited Star Alliance and joined Oneworld back in March, 2014. This was a result of the merger with American Airlines. As a result, Avios collectors can now earn and use Avios on

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All Nippon Airways Fast Track to Platinum (Star Alliance Gold)

All Nippon Airways is launching a new route – from Dusseldorf to Tokyo Narita – and is using it as an excuse for a fast track promotion (for European members only) that would give Platinum status in the ANA Mileage

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40% Discount When Buying United Mileage Plus Miles

Every time an offer comes along to buy miles or points at a discount, my advice is basically the same: Consider whether you understand the loyalty programme and know how to find good value from it.  If not, DON’T BUY

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