New Bank of America MERRILL+ 50,000 offer, Mega Maldives and Air Seychelles long-haul expansion, Stockholm gets pre-clearance and cheap Business Class to Australia

Posted on November 6, 2016 by in Travel Industry Flight Status

MightyTravels 2016-11-06 at 4.13.04 PM

– two previously unknown Bank of America MERRILL+ Visa Signature Credit Card application links are now available here and here

It seems you need to have an existing Bank of America relationship to get approved for this card – so far most readers comment their applications went into pending.

MightyTravels 2016-11-06 at 4.08.16 PM

– Mega Maldives is launching a number of new long-haul destinations that greatly help the footprint of the airline and give you more option for travel in the region

The Maldives have morphed from a rather exotic airport into a regional hub during the last 10 years thanks to it’s tourism success.

MightyTravels 2016-11-06 at 4.07.34 PM

– the Seychelles are also cashing in on lower airfares and more arrivals (after the number hadn’t moved beyond 230,00 for a long time), the Etihad subsidiary Air Seychelles is launching a number of new routes including a direct service to Germany. Maybe Etihad is finally going to make some money on the Air Seychelles investment.

You can redeem Etihad Guest miles on Air Seychelles – however you can’t redeem AAdvantage miles for Air Seychelles legs.

– Stockholm is getting a pre-clearance facility

What does this tell us? Norwegian is not done with their surprising success story. The company is now announcing $69 one-way fares over the Atlantic and indeed has lot’s of inventory for $99 fares over the Atlantic right now.

MightyTravels 2016-11-06 at 4.12.47 PM

– Emirates has some great offers from Colombo to Australia right now – just $998 for the long-haul in Business Class (HT FlyerTalk)