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65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

– the new Rapid Rewards Priority Card from Chase comes with a 65,000 sign up bonus (after a massive $16,00 spend) and $149 annual fee but also $75 in credit towards any Southwest purchase – Cathay Pacific Business Class award space is now back to normal and their newly launched route to Seattle (with an […]

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in AirAsia

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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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Is it time to stop flying AirAsia?

Is it time to stop flying AirAsia?

I have been flying Air Asia for half a decade and saw it grow from a small operation in a tiny cargo terminal to what is now Asia’s biggest airline. Out of about two dozen flights, almost all were positive and I liked the airline’s commitment to simplicity, low cost, and punctuality. I also liked […]

Posted on March 14, 2018 by in AirAsia

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

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 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 […]

Posted on October 16, 2017 by in AirAsia, Travel Deals

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Why I love Air Asia

Why I love Air Asia

No, not because they have a great seat pitch. And not for their horrible departure terminal at Kuala Lumpur airport (which is probably history by now anyways).

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in AirAsia

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