Weekly Recap: June 12, 2016

Hello from Mumbai, which actually should have been Hyderabad.  We had to can a trip to Hyderabad to attend to some work in Mumbai, sigh! It’s time to share with you a quick roundup of everything that happened last week.

Aviation News

With the backing of Etihad Airways, Jet Airways is back on the expansion mode. Among the many new international routes that may be opened, Shanghai is top of the list. On the other hand Air India is also making new moves on the route map.

Loyalty Program News

Some other bits we covered this week was about Qantas offering a bonus of up to 30% points on points transfer  from Citi Credit Cards and an opportunity to earn 10,500 free air miles with Air Berlin’s TopBonus program.

Loyalty Promotions

On the hotel promotions end, Marriott’s Global Summer promotion has been on for a while. The promotion is a simple one and valid for stays between May 25 and September 5, 2016.

Other News

In other news, this week Uber rolled out a new feature, allowing riders to pre-book rides for their trips up to a month in advance. We have shared some details of how this works.

That’s all for this week. Here’s wishing you a great week ahead.

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