Information and notes from across the interweb:
- The COO of Southwest Airways has a failed Alaska Airways plan on his workplace wall
Southwest’s COO mentioned that he has memorialized, on his wall subsequent to his desk, Alaska Airways predicting they might take over California with the Virgin America merger. Of all of the airways Southwest has feuds with I might not anticipate Alaska to carry that coveted spot, since additionally it is an admission that Alaska ran Southwest largely out of the Pacific Northwest. Maybe it’s inspiration for future enlargement again into Alaska territory? In fact now it will get much more difficult with the Hawaiian merger.
- Alaska Airways launched a Lyft partnership a yr in the past. I’m more and more excessive on Mileage Plan and that’s the place I’d been crediting my Lyft rides till Bilt Rewards got here alongside and began awarding two factors per greenback with Lyft.
By January 14, the Alaska partnership earns 2 Mileage Plan miles per greenback spent with Lyft. I nonetheless want 2 Bilt Rewards factors, however Alaska is an in depth second. Both manner be certain you’re triple or quadruple dipping in your Lyft rides.
- Beginning in 2028 Mastercard gained’t allow issuers to provide playing cards from first use PVC plastic
- Inflation in Argentina, what paying in money seems like.
Here is the way it seems to pay for a bunch dinner (and never a very costly one, at that!)
Paying the invoice is an entire occasion! First the visitor counts out the payments into piles of 10,000 pesos, then the waiter recounts to verify it is proper pic.twitter.com/9g2RFWNj5M
— Devon ☀️ (@devonzuegel) December 28, 2023
- Lil Duval ought to simply get to the airport and fly it. Unhappy that seven determine SkyMiles stability although.
- Minute Suites is elevating costs, however this doesn’t have an effect on Precedence Go (how most of y’all entry them).
[W]e are growing our charges, efficient January 1st, 2024. We might be elevating all “customary” hourly charges by $7. Subsequently, stays 2 hours and fewer will enhance to $55/hr. (presently $48) and the value per hour for all hours after 2 hours might be $45/hr (presently $38).
…This modification will NOT have an effect on Precedence Go charges, Crew, Army, 1st Responder, In a single day, or bathe charges.