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

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

Airline Credit Cards

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)