Posts on airline frequent flyer loyalty programs on Asian Miler.

Cheap Star Alliance Awards with Avianca LifeMiles

Airline alliances are very important to consider when you travel quite often. Avianca is a member of the renowned Star Alliance, operating mainly in Latin America. They are headquartered in Colombia and has subsidiaries and hubs in the Americas. More importantly, the company runs LifeMiles, its own frequent flyer loyalty program. So what is LifeMiles, why should you buy them, […]

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Analyzing the 2017 KrisFlyer Devaluations

Earlier in the year, Singapore Airlines announced changes to the KrisFlyer program, specifically about increases in the cost of redeeming award seats for miles earned (an exercise in what travel hacking circles call a devaluation). Just when we discussed the appeal of the KrisFlyer loyalty program, Singapore Airlines has recently announced further changes to the program. These new changes, on the […]

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Star Alliance Earning with Singapore KrisFlyer

We have talked about airline alliances before, and we’ve shared how Asiana Club is a good Star Alliance loyalty program. Among many travel hackers, Singapore Airlines is one of the more well-known Star Alliance airlines, and for good reason. They are a 5-star airline based in Singapore with a far-reaching network, and incentivize loyalty under the KrisFlyer program. Why is Singapore […]

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Star Alliance Loyalty with Asiana Club

In a previous post we’ve talked about airline alliances, the merits of flying with an alliance member, and how to decide on one. The Star Alliance is the largest airline network in the world and is one of the top choices of frequent flyers. Under this alliance is Asiana Airlines which is based in South Korea and rewards loyal customers through […]

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Knowing the Basics: Airways around Asia

Outside of the major airline alliances, there are also lots of other carriers to travel the airways around Asia and even beyond. There are still a few countries with flag carriers that are not part of any alliance, and even more other competitors that have established deep international air links over recent years. Here we discuss the other options for […]

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Knowing the Basics: Major Airline Alliances

Airline alliances. Ah yes, the secret sauce to air travel, especially in Asia. Asians particularly care about the cost of air travel that becomes inevitable due to migration and tourism. Next to cost comes value, and with the growing passenger movement the networks born out of airline cooperation has only made alliances indispensible. Here we tackle the question every starting […]

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