Air Astana begins weekly flights between Alamaty and Kuala Lumpur on October 31, 2009. Return tickets are RM$6,100 (US$1,759) for Business Class and RM$2,600 (US$749) for Economy Class.
Garuda Indonesia is going daily between Jakarta and Bangkok from its current thrice weekly services, starting October 25, 2009. The flight departs Jakarta at 9.40am and arrives in Bangkok 1.10 local time. It then leaves Bangkok leaves at 2.10pm and reaches Jakarta at 5.35pm local time.
Members of Singapore Airline’s loyalty program, KrisFlyer, can earn points staying in 32 MGallery Hotels in Europe and Asia-Pacific until December 31, 2009. They will receive triple the miles per stay. MGallery Hotels belong to the Accor chain and are located in cities such as Bangkok, Melbourne and Amsterdm
United Airline’s Mileage Plus members can now use their frequent flyer miles to redeem for car rentals and hotel stays in the US and Canada.