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News of the Day: Delta changes partner earning and Airtran kicks off school group

Delta announced a change in earning on partners effective Sept 1, 2013.  The most notable being that Korean Air no longer accumulates Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs) which is quite odd for a full partner in an alliance.  Even Alaska, not even a member of Skyteam still allows full MQM earning. Gary and Lucky give some…

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One giveth, one taketh away

Just yesterday I got this e-mail from United Starting today, we’re making it easier to use miles for award travel on Star Alliance(R) airline partners. Now on united.com, you can book Star Alliance Awards on U.S. airline partners. http://link.p0.com/u.d?hYGobFbk0fyrDX86g2V1R=1710 Here’s what’s new: -Continental Airlines and US Airways – two of our largest airline partners –…

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