Intelligence – May, 30 2007

Intelligence – May, 30 2007

Hawaiian Airlines and Continental Airlines have a new partnership in which members of OnePass can earn 500 miles for every interisland flight on Hawaiian Airlines and HawaiianMiles members can earn HawaiianMiles anytime they fly Continental Airlines anywhere in the United States …

Air France and Costa Cruises announced a partnership that Costa said would “boost commercial synergies” between the two companies, including greater flexibility for Costa passengers on Air France flights in terms of bookings and flight availability and the ability for customers of both companies to benefit from each other’s loyalty programs and online marketing campaigns …

Lufthansa Miles & More and Air Malta Flypass can now earn and redeem miles on both frequent flyer programs. Also, business class passengers have access to the Lufthansa and Air Malta lounges and can check-through their luggage until their final destinations on all Air Malta and Lufthansa flights …

If Delta has its way, by April 2008, the airline will be flying into London Heathrow — a result of the European ‘open skies’ agreement …

By this coming July, TAP Portugal’s Victoria and TAM’s Fidelidade plan to become earning and redemption partners in each other’s programs as part of a comprehensive alliance in their routes connecting Brazil and Portugal …

Spirit Airlines is now a partner in the TripRewards program. TripRewards members can choose to earn two Spirit Airlines FREE SPIRIT miles per dollar spent on qualifying room rates …

Continental Airlines announced a seasonal weekly flight between Cleveland and Quebec from June 9 to Oct. 28, 2007. This is Continental’s first nonstop scheduled service between the two airports …

Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and India’s Kingfisher Airlines are now partners. WorldPerks members can earn and redeem frequent flyer miles on Kingfisher. The partnership also includes electronic ticketing and through check-in services for all passengers when connecting between Northwest and Kingfisher flights. In addition, Northwest WorldClub members and World Business Class customers will have access to Kingfisher’s airport lounges in India …

You don’t have to go by boat: American Airlines will start its first nonstop flight from New York (JFK) to St. Kitts on Nov. 18, 2007. The flight will operate Wednesdays and Sundays, departing JFK at 10:45am and arriving in St. Kitts at 3:55pm and the return flight departs at 5:05pm and arrives at 8:30pm. …

Virgin Blue Velocity members can now earn Velocity points when staying at InterContinental Hotels Group properties throughout the world as Priority Club Rewards members. To commemorate the partnership, Priority Club Rewards is offering double Velocity points for stays until June 30, 2007 …

India’s Jet Airways and Brussels Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding implementing codeshare, through check-in and frequent flyer partnership. Jet Airways recently opened a European hub in Brussels to better serve Europe, Africa and North America.

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