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WOW $55 one-ways to Europe, topbonus changes redemptions, United adds Singapore 787 service from LA, Qatar to start Ugandan affiliate?, Citibank loose Hilton cards

– Wow Air is making good on their 30% Birthday discount on their already super low one-way fares – it’s now just $55 one-way to go to Europe Search a bit on Google Flights or WOW air’s website to find the deals we saw them for SFO, LAX, MIA and YYZ (Toronto) to various destinations […] Read on →

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?

– 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

– 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 →

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?

– 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 →

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?

– 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

– 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?

– 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 →

35,000 Starwood American Express card, London to Bali and Australia $1,188 Business Class, Norwegian ready to launch Ireland flights, Air Berlin schedules San Francisco flights

– American Express regularly ups the ante for the Starwood American Express card – the bonus is now 35,000 points (or 105,000 Marriott Rewards Points should you transfer) after $5,000 spend The bonus is available for both the Business and Personal card but ONLY if you never have received the sign-up bonus for this card […] Read on →