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Lufthansa & Etihad to merge?, new Centurion lounge, 50k Chase United card, a Cheap way to New Zealand, Cathay cutting further, 3,000 bonus points per Marriott stay & more

MightyTravels 2017-01-17 at 9.42.10 PM – after speculation over Lufthansa’s merger with Air Berlin the newest set of speculations is that Etihad and the Lufthansa Group would merge outright This is a bold speculation but would make a lot of sense for everyone involved. Lufthansa would consolidate the European operations as they have done very successfully with formerly ailing Swissair, […] Read on →

The world’s best passports, just $1,512 from Europe to New Zealand in Business, Air Berlin cuts route network

MightyTravels 2017-01-15 at 9.01.16 AM – Arton Capital (which helps in getting a second citizenship if you have money) has published another Passport Index Here are the results for the TOP 3 best passports. Top 10 most powerful passports 1. Germany Visa free score: 157 2. Singapore, Sweden Visa free score: 156 3. Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, UK, […] Read on →

Island Hopper $393, Uzbekistan goes visa free (not), Qatar adds Amenity Kits in Economy, Chase Fairmont and Chase Ritz Carlton card changing, Delta adding more routes from Seattle and more news from RwandaAir and Spicejet

MightyTravels 2017-01-13 at 9.07.45 AM – if you have time in February and wanted to see the US Pacific Islands – take a look at this itinerary (bookable via Priceline), just $392 get you from New York all the way to China via the Pacific (One-Way) Play with Priceline and ITA a bit – there might be a way to […] Read on →

No joke $69 one-way to Europe, Belarus goes visa free, 60,000 Southwest Chase card offer, redeem Alaska miles for Virgin America flights

MightyTravels 2017-01-10 at 8.56.04 AM – WOWair came through on its promise on $69 from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Europe (Stockholm, Copenhagen, Bristol and Edinburgh) We found dates in February/ March/ April; usually for Tuesday departures. The return flights will come in a bit higher but there are $99 fares (and you can always choose to return with […] Read on →

Etihad apartment ready to be booked with miles, VirtualTourist closes up shop, 10,000 free Alaska miles for (almost) everyone, Wells Fargo $250 checking account bonus

MightyTravels 2017-01-09 at 5.09.02 PM – Etihad Guest currently shows First ‘Guest’ Saver seats from on June for the Etihad Apartments from Abu Dhabi to New York – this can be booked with AAdvantage of Etihad Guest and makes a wonderful redemption (via Frequent Miler) – SmarterTravel has decided to close VirtualTourist soon; who killed it? Facebook! – You can […] Read on →

Wow Qatar Travel Festival $1,721 Business Class RT Los Angeles – Singapore, $500 RT to South East Asia, Club Carlson earn 100,000 bonus points, Oman Air sale $1,500 Europe to Asia

MightyTravels 2017-01-09 at 1.49.00 PM – Qatar is making it’s rounds with more fares that are part of the Qatar Travel Festival Some of the best fares are the $1,721 RT from Los Angeles to Singapore (via Doha). This books into R and will earn about 30,000 miles RT with most Oneworld programs (Incl. AAdvantage). Qatar is adding even more […] Read on →

Qatar Travel Festival, Alitalia to be split up, Condor Business Class sale from Los Angeles to Paris

– Qatar Airways has launched (midnight European time) the Qatar Travel Festival and while fares from Europe are low anyways the Travel Festival promises even better deals We found Helsinki – Phuket in Qatar Business Class for ~$1,200 and Stockholm to Auckland for $2,551. – Ethiopian Airlines has almost completed the new freight and training […] Read on →

Norwegian reaches 30 million passengers a year, flyniki cuts service, United drops Auckland, drone hits airplane and…

MightyTravels 2017-01-06 at 6.57.09 PM – Norwegian is showing off how profoundly they have changed the trans-Atlantic business of air travel already Passenger growth, more new aircraft and high load factors characterised 2016. The company carried almost 30 million passengers in 2016, 3.6 million more than the previous year. The company took delivery of 21 brand new aircraft and launched […] Read on →

Vueling 15.99 sale, American’s new elite requirements, Chase Sapphire Reserve to drop to 50,000, Norwegian plans base at Edinburgh

MightyTravels 2017-01-03 at 6.09.15 PM – Vueling has a sale with many routes as little 15.99 Euros, fares are often low with Vueling so no need to go crazy with this one – American revamps their elite qualification requirements and earning scheme – this is just too confusing! – the Chase Sapphire Reserve will drop the sign-up bonus from 100,000 […] Read on →

Ethiopian adds Madagascar, incredible Egypt to Asia Qatar Airways Business Class fares, Shanghai – US just $1,566 RT in Business Class & great Business Class deals

MightyTravels 2016-12-30 at 9.07.03 PM – Ethiopian is quietly adding Antanarivo, Madagascar (TNR) after recently adding Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport in Moroni, Comoros which is also in the Indian Ocean Service is planned three times a week and starts March 28th, 2017. – Qatar has plenty of those awesome Business Class fares to Asia left – they also work […] Read on →

Qatar adds A350 for Maldives, Hilton 35% off Asia Pacific deals, great Business Class deals from Asia to Dubai $809, San Francisco $1,566, Europe – Johannesburg $1,197 in Business Class & more

A350_XWB_Qatar_Airways_in_flight_6 – Qatar is adding the A350 on the Doha to Male, Maldives service making this an even more exciting redemption – the two Russian far east airlines Yakutia and Polar are finally merging – Hilton has another 35% off sale for Asia Pacific – these are usually great deals if you have fixed dates (reservations […] Read on →