Here are a few news items regarding miles and points from this past week:
Korean Air No Longer Chase Ultimate Rewards Partner?
Per One Mile at a Time, Korean Air is no longer showing up as a transfer option for Ultimate Rewards points. Chase has not made an announcement but when I checked Korean Air is no longer listed on the Ultimate Rewards website as an option.
Delta Releases Award Charts and Ends Stopovers on Award Travel
Beginning January 1, 2015, Delta will be changing its SkyMiles mileage program. Delta announced its changes earlier this year but now they have released their complete award charts. I have never collected miles on Delta but I like that they now offer one way award travel. This new benefit has come at at a cost – Delta has eliminated stopovers on award travel.
Registration Live For World Rewards with SPG and Emirates Skywards
World Rewards is a new partnership between SPG and Emirates. Elites can earn Skywards Miles when staying with SPG and Starpoints when flying with Emirates. For more details and to register for World Rewards, here is the registration page.