Archives for 

Newsroom & Deals

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 – 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 →

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 →

Crazy – Bangkok ends street food!, Abuja airport re-opens, Qatar and Emirates see drop US passengers, Delta’s stealth devaluation, what happened in Ouagadougou today?

IMG_1403-big – Crazy – Bangkok prohibits street food stalls all over the city In the capital, which is internationally recognised for its street food, famous locations such as Chinatown/Yaowarat and Khao San Road would be cleared of vendors in a bid to beautify Bangkok. A month after the city was named the finest street food destination […] Read on →

United #bumpgate made worse by regional affiliate?, Delta ups VDB compensation, Lufthansa still sailing strong until Norwegian arrives

MightyTravels 2017-04-15 at 4.01.19 PM – The United #bumpgate incident was made much worse by the odd relationship that mainline carriers have with the regional carriers (where the incident occurred) – Delta is apparently really scared a similar incident could happen during their operations and bumped the maximum a supervisor can offer to almost $10,000 and most agents now able […] Read on →

Buy IHG and Wyndham points at Daily Getaways, U.S. Bank launches new Premium card Altitude?, Delta loosing star performer rank, United with a troubling story, airBaltic to see change of ownership?

MightyTravels 2017-04-10 at 6.14.57 PM – Daily Getaways is back with the points packages sale – this week IHG Rewards Club and Wyndham Rewards have packages for sale IHG Rewards Club – 8,500 points for $49 – 15,000 points for $89 – 25,000 points for $149 – 50,000 points for $299 – 100,000 points for $589 – 2,900 available – […] Read on →

Norwegian launches Denver and Seattle, Norwegian taking over Argentina?, Amazon Cash launches, 100,000 Bonus points British Airways card, Alaska happy with Virgin, 3x on gas purchases with the AMEX Platinum

MightyTravels 2017-04-06 at 11.46.04 AM – Norwegian is adding routes from Denver and Seattle to London As usual flights can be booked right away at the time of the press release and there are a number of promo fares available. – Norwegian is also serious about the launch of the domestic Argentine airline Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) Chief Executive Officer […] Read on →