Azul Europe – Brazil $1,000 in Business Class, Air Berlin in trouble, Alitalia in more hot water, Amex dropping 50% Pay with points, St Helena with more options and is Jetstar the world’s worst airline?

MightyTravels 2017-04-28 at 8.20.39 AM – Azul has some really good Business Class fares from Madrid to Sao Paulo right now (they just launched) for ~$1,000 Round Trip (HT Flyertalk) – it was a long time coming but it seems Alitalia and Air Berlin are getting ready to cease operations in its current form soon Airberlin has reported a €781.9 […] Read on →

IHG Accelerate for 15 May 2017 until 31 August 2017, British Airways an innovation maganate?, United settles with Dr. David Dao, new Apple payment service

MightyTravels 2017-04-27 at 8.25.37 AM – IHG is out with the next Accelerate promotion for stays 15 May 2017 until 31 August 2017 (both dates inclusive). This is what I got – I have yet to fail to achieve my bonus for any of these promotions. As usual with most IHG Accelerate promotions every IHG member gets their own targeted […] Read on →

Qatar Business Class Sale from Stockholm, Business Class sale from Europe to New York, Norwegian doubles loss, credit card defaults rising and Delta and AirBnB now provide 3x

MightyTravels 2017-04-27 at 8.09.39 AM – Qatar has a new sales – this time from Stockholm and has fares for $1,953 to Auckland Return in Business Class To get this price go to the Qatar Homepage and enter code MASTERCARD after selecting your flights. There are some other destination (usually South East Asia) if you are interested. – Skyteam has […] Read on →

Wow helicopter crash on video (no injuries), Business Class fares from Teheran, escape Canada in style to Bangkok, Hilton Honors now allows free transfers, Uber serious about the flying car?

MightyTravels 2017-04-26 at 10.12.23 AM – This is a quite amazing video of a helicopter blade crashing into an oil rig (HT Maritime Executive http://maritime-executive.com/article/video-helicopter-crashes-on-approach-to-oil-rig) – United and Lufthansa has some extra cheap fares from Teheran to Fort Myers for $1,722 in Business Class – it’s an odd city pair to start with and remember that you can’t use an […] Read on →

BLADE and Delta have now partnered for on-demand helicopter transfers in New York. Plus get $100 off your first BLADE flight!

BLADE and Delta The new partnership between Delta and BLADE… BLADE, the digitally powered short-distance aviation company, has now exclusively partnered with Delta Air Lines for on-demand airport transfers between JFK and Manhattan via helicopter. At just a 5-minute journey, helicopter transfer is the fastest way to travel between JFK Airport and Manhattan, and now Delta customers can easily get […] Read on →

New electronics ban from Europe?, Alaska Airlines buy miles 40% bonus, Air France in trouble over Bogota takeoffs, South African to expand transcon flights?, Nigerian Naira to float finally?

MightyTravels 2017-04-25 at 1.31.53 PM – the electronics ban that was implemented for Middle Eastern departure may soon be extended to Europe – Alaska Airlines has another 40% bonus sales when you are buying miles – Air France is under investigation because their A340 took much more than allotted runway when taking off in Bogota’s thin air (were they overloaded?) […] Read on →

Great fares from Colombo, Qatar’s cool Business Class fares Bangkok, new American Express special offers, UA1516 makes emergency landing, flyDubai adding new smart routes

MightyTravels 2017-04-25 at 10.23.58 AM – Delta’s new partner in India – Jet Airways – helps with some great fares from the Sri Lankan capital Colombo all the way to New York City for ~$1,655 Round Trip in Business Class HT Flyertalk – Qatar has another one of those frequent Business Class sales from Europe – this time it is […] Read on →

Qatar adds 12 destinations incl. San Francisco!, Qatar closes Meriadana, Pointbreaks now bookable, Malaysia Airlines turnaround, Chase cracking down on Business cards for personal use?

MightyTravels 2017-04-24 at 9.43.37 AM – Qatar has been announcing 12 new destinations (most are 2018) including – finally – San Francisco Qatar Airways on Monday announced 12 new destinations for 2017-18, including San Francisco. Other destinations include Cardiff, Malaga, Mykonos, Accra, Kiev, Prague, Mombasa and Abidjan. The airline also said that the launch of flights to Las Vegas had […] Read on →

My Favorite 36 Things to do Lima

IMG_1330 My Favorite 36 Things to do Lima – Understand Lima is a jewel of a city. The weather is temperate here year-round (though winter and spring see the most fog). The city has several clean, urban and still affordable neighborhoods right by the sea. The views are spectacular and the locals are friendly. To sum it […] Read on →

Norwegian adds Singapore, credit scores are changing, Air Canada lost a wheel, Alaska Airlines gets an unwanted A321neo, US Bank Altitude gets some ‘altitude’

MightyTravels 2017-04-20 at 11.44.49 AM – Norwegian is launching London to Singapore later this year – directly competing with the many A380 Singapore Airlines runs between both cities Norwegian had trouble securing overflight rights over Russia – I guess for this route no Siberia flying is required – If this article is right – we will soon see major changes […] Read on →

Emirates cuts US flights, 2,500 miles per Avis rental, the end of chasing airline status?, Moxy hotels coming to your town, aircraft leasing market on fire,

MightyTravels 2017-04-19 at 9.45.22 AM – Emirates is cutting back the second daily flights it had added to several US destinations last year – Avis has a Eurobonus promotion too with 2,500 miles per rental HT FrequentMiler The dummy booking I tried came back with incredibly high rates. What I will do is to use my go-to AWD and just […] Read on →