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FFB Insider: Aerosvit’s new “Greeting on board’ service offers 1,000 Bonus Meridian Miles

Not sure how this happens but the airlines of Ukraine seem to make it into my FFB Insider posts quite frequently. I mean they were primarily featured last year as part of the ‘Battle For Kiev’ feature but once again they pop up in my Travel Rewards industry post. This time it is not for…

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FFB Insider: Now Earn Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles on all Fare Classes

For quite some time now, many airlines, in particular those outside of the U.S. moved away from awarding miles or points on their lowest economy fare classes as those fares were seen as the ‘competitive fares’ against Low Cost airlines that had no FFP programs. Fast forward to October 2010 and the tide slowly starts…

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FFB Insider: Icelandair Saga Club – Use your points for onboard purchases

Frequent Flyer and Guest programs are always looking for new ways for their members to utilize their points so that they can lower the total amount of points held by members within their portfolio thereby lowering their ongoing liability of holding those points. Loyalty Marketers also look at it as a way to get customers…

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FFB Insider: China Southern targets Female Frequent Flyers with Bonus Kilometers

Following in the footsteps of China Airlines who targetted Senior Flyers back in September and perhaps taking a page from Airline Information‘s 2011 Mega Event which had a conference track dedicated to Marketing to Women Travellers, China Southern is offering a systemwide bonus for members of their Sky Pearl program who are female. This targetted…

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FFB Insider: China Airlines targets Senior Flyers

I would consider this an very interesting move by China Airlines and a very smart marketing tactic since most airlines seem to avoid loyalty marketing to children or seniors. What is that China Airlines is doing? They are extending elite-like benefits to flyers in their Dynasty Flyer FFP who are 65 years or older. These…

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FFB Insider: Prague to Moscow – A Tale of Two Bonus Mile Promotions

Over the next two months, two airlines will be celebrating long standing service between Prague and Moscow. 75 years ago on September 2, 1936 Czech Airlines first flew the route and Aeroflot followed 20 years later launching the same route in October 1956. To celebrate these historic events both airlines are offering bonus mileage promotions…

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FFB Insider: The Battle for Kiev – Part 2

Let me start off by saying the airlines of Ukraine are making me eat my words from my first Battle for Kiev post. In that post I stated that after years of posting bonus offers from Aerosvit and Ukraine International that there was little to no matching of bonus offers like we see in other…

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FFB Insider: A Golden Tulip blooms in the bonus garden

European based Golden Tulip Hotels may not be as well known in the loyalty circles as brands like Starwood, InterContinental or Marriott but it appears they may be wanting to change that. FFB has been tracking or better said tracking the lack thereof of bonus offers for Golden Tulip’s Flavours program for many years but…

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FFB Insider: The Battle for Kiev

On our global site, FrequentFlyerBonuses.com we track and list bonuses for over 160 airline and hotel loyalty programs. We see offers from every corner of the globe except Antarctica. One area that we have seen a consistent number of mileage bonus offers for flying is from the Ukraine. In particular, Kiev, a city of roughly…

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