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Emirates goes A380 to Christchurch, Norwegian opens Escape lounge Oakland, Turkish and Alaska in trouble, animals on a plane

Emirates goes A380 to Christchurch, Norwegian opens Escape lounge Oakland, Turkish and Alaska in trouble, animals on a plane

– Emirates now has five A380 every day to New Zealand and now even to rather small and remote Christchurch – Norwegian has opened the Escape Lounge at Oakland airport This is much needed and bold move for the airline to attract more Premium passengers. This lounge will likely become a Priority Pass lounge (like […]

Posted on November 9, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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90,000 Virgin Atlantic card is back, 1,600 free Marriott points, WOW Air in Pittsburgh, Scoot and TigerAir merge and more

90,000 Virgin Atlantic card is back, 1,600 free Marriott points, WOW Air in Pittsburgh, Scoot and TigerAir merge and more

– Bank of America (again) has the 90,000 Virgin Atlantic credit card offer available – thsi is a great offer but keep in mind that it requires a lot of spending (HT Reddit) – Aeroplan has a up to 30% of bonuses available when you transfer in hotel points – marketing company Chirpify offers 1,600 […]

Posted on November 8, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What not to do in Iceland, 25,000 miles Korean Air Skypass credit card, Air France’s new discount airline, St Helena airport woes continue & More

What not to do in Iceland, 25,000 miles Korean Air Skypass credit card, Air France’s new discount airline, St Helena airport woes continue & More

– Note to self – when in Iceland – don’t drive the Rover over an icy lagoon – Wait – Air New Zealand has a fully owned lounge at Nadi airport in Fiji? And now they have made it really nice as well! – Korean Airlines Skypass and US Bank now have the 25,000 miles […]

Posted on November 4, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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80,000 Chase Ink Business Preferred, Lufthansa buying Alitalia?, get your bag fee refunded, Nigeria’s dwindling aviation market

80,000 Chase Ink Business Preferred, Lufthansa buying Alitalia?, get your bag fee refunded, Nigeria’s dwindling aviation market

– Chase is planning a new 80,000 Chase Ink Business Preferred product (and leaks it to Bloomberg) to drive home their recent momentum in the small business market – I’d be concerned if I were AMEX – is Lufthansa buying Alitalia off Etihad? so far they are denying – big DOT decision today to refund […]

Posted on October 19, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What are the most turbulent areas for flights? What are the least turbulent areas for flights?

What are the most turbulent areas for flights? What are the least turbulent areas for flights?

Aircraft turbulence is a major nuisance to flying. It is not a safety issue and there is no recorded accident due to turbulence but it increases the stress on the aircraft, pilots and passengers. Pilots and frequent flyers usually distinguish between these categories of turbulence. Light: Causes slight, erratic changes in altitude and/or attitude, and […]

Posted on October 19, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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2x Starpoints on everything, 5,000 easy HHonors points, airberlin serious about restructuring & retro miles credit tool from Skyteam

2x Starpoints on everything, 5,000 easy HHonors points, airberlin serious about restructuring & retro miles credit tool from Skyteam

– American Express is sending out even more targeted offers for 5,000 extra Starpoints on $5,000 spend – that brings this card well into Chase Sapphire category (if not better since it has more transfer partners and a bonus) – don’t be surprised if you also have been targeted for an extra 5,000 bonus points […]

Posted on October 6, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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