Norwegian starts Austin and Chicago, 20,000 bonus Qmiles, Qatar adds Prague, Etihad, Turkish and Saudia off the laptop ban (soon), more Singapore Premium fares from Colombo

Posted on July 5, 2017 by in Cheap flights Norwegian, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

– Norwegian is starting flights to Chicago and Austin in March 2018 – great to see some more US cities getting Norwegian (Review) service – it is a blessing!

– Qatar has a promotion to get 20,000 bonus Qmiles miles for flights from/to the US

Book your ticket from now until 8 July 2017 and fly to any of our more than 150 places around the world until 30 September 2017 and earn 20,000 bonus Qmiles in Premium Class, 10,000 bonus Qmiles in Economy Saver, Value & Flex (S, N, Q, K, M, L, V, Y, B, H) or 5,000 bonus Qmiles in Economy Promo (T, O, W).
To be eligible for this offer, select “My offers” on your dashboard menu and register for this offer on or before 8 July 2017.

Although I received the email I was unable to find the button to register – maybe you have more luck with the clunky website.

– Qatar has added Prague and Sohar as new destinations – redeploying their A320s from the embargo countries

– Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi are off the ‘laptop ban’ – the UAE and Etihad seem to have used their diplomatic muscle successfully

Turkish Airlines and Saudia are working hard to get off the ban on July 5th and July 19th respectively. No news yet about Emirates.

– Singapore has a lot of cheap Premium Fares form Colombo, Sri Lanka – now adding Bali to the list for $439 Round Trip – route on Singapore Airlines flights (not Silkair for the better product and miles)