St. Helena airport opens, Virgin Atlantic recruits Delta planes, Emirates $1,500 off First Class, another Air Asia incident

– remote St. Helena has finally gotten its first commercial flight after the long awaited opening of its airport

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Flights are operated by SA Airlink via Windhoek, Namibia. SA Airlink is a subsidiary of South African Airways ans redemption are generally hard or impossible using Star Alliance Mileage programs.

– after snakes on a plane we now have roach infestation – you’ll never guess the carrier

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– don’t be surprised if your Virgin Atlantic fight is suddenly operated by Delta as the British carrier struggles to keep their 787 operational as the Rolls-Royce engines need maintenance.

Emirates has a new coupon for $50 off Economy, $300 Business Class and $1,500 off First Class with code AMXEKNR for all Round Trips departing from the US

another scare for Bali bound passengers on Air Asia (Review) as the cabin depressurization light came on and the plane dropped from 32,000 feet to just 10,000 as the pilots worked on getting to breathable air