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Qatar buys into Cathay Pacific, Etihad 10% off any flight, WOW Air and LEVEL on a roll

Qatar buys into Cathay Pacific, Etihad 10% off any flight, WOW Air and LEVEL on a  roll

– Qatar has closed a deal for almost 9.6 % of Cathay Pacific for $682 million Qatar is VERY confident about the future of aviation and has been trying to find investment vehicles outsides of markets it operates right now. Unlike Etihad has decided to invest in local champions (though arguably Cathay Pacific is reeling […]

Posted on November 6, 2017 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Travel Industry Flight Status

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China Eastern Business Class sale, ‘free’ Southwest companion pass, 4,500 Avios just for signing up, Qatar QSuite retro-fit schedule, Iberia adds San Francisco

China Eastern Business Class sale, ‘free’ Southwest companion pass, 4,500 Avios just for signing up, Qatar QSuite retro-fit schedule, Iberia adds San Francisco

– China Eastern is in love with Cebu with yet another Business Class sale, this time to Europe from Cebu starting at $1,094 Round Trip. The fares book into J and I (both earn plenty on most Skyteam programs). You can Open Jaw the return to another destination with price increases (we tried CRK). The […]

Posted on October 20, 2017 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Qatar Airways, Southwest Rapid Rewards

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Comair Business Class Review Livingstone, Zambia to Johannesburg, South Africa A319

Comair Business Class Review Livingstone, Zambia to Johannesburg, South Africa A319

I had long-planned to fly on Comair – the British Airways subsidiary and Oneworld affiliate – in South Africa. I finally got the chance this week, from Zambia‘s Livingstone (near Victoria Falls) to its hub in Johannesburg in South Africa. The Comair hub lounge at JNB (called SLOW) gets rave reviews as the best airport […]

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Finding your American Airlines Record Locator on an Avios booking

Finding your American Airlines Record Locator on an Avios booking

What’s an American Airlines Record Locator? A record locator with AA or another airline is a unique six-character code assigned to your reservation, so you can view it online. When you book an award with a partner airline you will always have a record locator for each airline. One of the main reasons you’ll want to […]

Posted on February 6, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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50% more Avios when you transfer Membership Rewards to BA Executive Club

50% more Avios when you transfer Membership Rewards to BA Executive Club

What’s the deal with 50% more Avios? Right now, you can earn 50% more Avios points when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways Executive Club. You need to transfer at least 250 Membership Rewards and then in increments of 250 Membership Rewards with this limited-time promotion. With the current bonus, 1 Membership […]

Posted on August 11, 2016 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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BA Business Class from New York to London or Paris and 2 nights 4* or 5* hotel from $1,999 each

BA Business Class from New York to London or Paris and 2 nights 4* or 5* hotel from $1,999 each

What’s the deal with BA Business Class? If you’re in need of a quick break or a romantic getaway, check out this luxury trip with British Airways that includes round-trip Club World flights and two nights in a select 4* or 5* hotel from just $1,999 per person, based on two sharing. The flights are […]

Posted on July 28, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Cheap flights, Hotel deals with Points

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British Airways Premium Economy Review London (LHR) to Lagos (LOS)

British Airways Premium Economy Review London (LHR) to Lagos (LOS)

I had initially booked a flight on Iberia from Madrid to Lagos. Iberia has (had) a decent Africa network and, amazingly, British Airways Executive Club does not add any fuel surcharges; most flights are in the 7,500 to 10,000 Avios range for the trips to North and Central Africa. However, Iberia recently cut down on […]

Posted on July 7, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Immunization

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Earn bonus points when you buy Starpoints or IHG Rewards Club or convert hotel points to Avios

Earn bonus points when you buy Starpoints or IHG Rewards Club or convert hotel points to Avios

What’s the deals where you can earn bonus points or miles? Starwood Preferred Guest and IHG Rewards Club loyalty programs are both currently offering a bonus when you buy points, and British Airways Executive Club is giving away 35% bonus Avios when you convert across your hotel reward points. SPG is offering a bonus of 30% […]

Posted on June 20, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, IHG Rewards Club, Starwood Hotels

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Buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios to get bonus miles or points

Buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios to get bonus miles or points

What’s the deals where you buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios? Various airline loyalty programs are each offering a bonus when you buy miles or points within the month and you can earn up to 125% more. You’ll have to act quick if you want to buy British Airways Avios, though, as that offer […]

Posted on May 25, 2016 by in Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Lifemiles, Southwest Rapid Rewards

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Iberia reigns in on African destinations – cancels Lagos, Accra and Istanbul

Iberia reigns in on African destinations – cancels Lagos, Accra and Istanbul

Iberia has had a pretty astonishing route network in Africa but the company has cancelled today with effect to May 19th: – Lagos, Nigeria – Accra, Ghana – Istanbul, Turkey All three airports are served by British Airways. Nigeria is suffering from an oil induced recession and Istanbul just sees an incredible amount of competition. […]

Posted on April 20, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Cheap flights to Dubai (DXB) from Toronto (YYZ) US$593.39 RT

Cheap flights to Dubai (DXB) from Toronto (YYZ) US$593.39 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Dubai? You can head to Dubai from Toronto for just $593.39 round-trip later this year – that’s only 4 US cents per mile flown. For the sample dates November 9th to November 17th, 2016, flying with British Airways, we found current availability at this price: How do I get the cheap flights to Dubai deal? More dates may […]

Posted on March 9, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Cheap flights

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British Airways Visa Signature® Card up to 100,000 bonus Avios

British Airways Visa Signature® Card up to 100,000 bonus Avios

What’s the deal with the British Airways Visa Signature® Card? With the Chase British Airways Visa Signature® Card, you’re rewarded with 50,000 bonus Avios after a $2,000 spend in the first 3 months of account opening, but you also earn an additional 25,000 bonus Avios when you spend $10,000 or 50,000 bonus Avios when you spend $20,000 within your first […]

Posted on February 27, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Chase Ultimate Rewards

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40% Iberia Plus Avios discount on 50 routes across Europe and Latin America

40% Iberia Plus Avios discount on 50 routes across Europe and Latin America

What’s the deal with Iberia Plus Avios? Iberia Plus members can save 40% on Avios redemptions between select airports on 50 routes across Europe and Latin America between now and June, 2016. The offer is valid on: Iberia Bands 1-4 and 6 such as between Madrid and Oviedo, Algiers, Casablanca, Geneva or Oran from 2,700 Avios one-way and between […]

Posted on February 15, 2016 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Cheap multi-trip flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Luxembourg (LUX) returning to Frankfurt (FRA) or Dusseldorf (DUS) $407.93 RT

Cheap multi-trip flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Luxembourg (LUX) returning to Frankfurt (FRA) or Dusseldorf (DUS) $407.93 RT

What’s the deal with cheap multi-trip flights to San Francisco? Check out this great multi-trip fare from Luxembourg to San Francisco and then returning to either Frankfurt or Dusseldorf next year from just 273.84 GBP (US $407.93) round-trip – that’s an incredible 2 cents per mile flown! For the sample dates April 5th to April 14th, 2016, flying with British […]

Posted on December 19, 2015 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Cheap flights

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Cheap flights to Male, Maldives (MLE) from Madrid (MAD) $335.10 RT

Cheap flights to Male, Maldives (MLE) from Madrid (MAD) $335.10 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Male? You can grab a cheap fare on selected dates between Spain’s Madrid and Male in the Maldives for a bargain $335.10 round-trip – that’s an amazing 3 cents per mile! For the sample dates January 27th to February 4th, 2016, flying to Male with Iberia, we found current availability at this price: How do I get the cheap flights […]

Posted on December 6, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Cheap flights

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Transfer Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia Plus for a 25% Avios bonus

Transfer Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia Plus for a 25% Avios bonus

What’s the deal with Amex Membership Rewards? For a limited time, you can get 25% more Avios points when you transfer Amex Membership Rewards to your Iberia Plus account. Through the end of December, 2015, when you transfer at least 250 points and in increments of 250, you’ll get a transfer ratio of 1:1. We let you know in September […]

Posted on December 4, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Transfer BA Avios to Iberia and save thousands of points when you book award flights

Transfer BA Avios to Iberia and save thousands of points when you book award flights

What’s the deal with BA Avios and Iberia? Earlier this month, we let you know that British Airways is unfortunately increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in February, 2016. After that date (and even right now) you can help save bundles of your Avios by booking award flights with Iberia instead of British […]

Posted on November 24, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

What’s the scoop with British Airways? From February 2nd, 2016, British Airways are making changes to the Executive Club pricing structure for reward flights starting or ending in the US. The change will affect shorter American Airlines and Alaska Airlines flights, which will now start from 7,500 Avios instead of 4,500 Avios (plus taxes, fees and carrier charges from $5.60). Tell me a […]

Posted on November 1, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Incredible – British Airways Business Class from most US airports to London $1,091RT – returning 41,704 Avios!

Incredible – British Airways Business Class from most US airports to London $1,091RT – returning 41,704 Avios!

Skyteam and British Airways have filed some amazing Business Class fares bookable right now well into summer 2016 for $1,600 for the Round Trip. This is already a very generous offer. British Airways has included ALL (!) US destinations and several airports served by AA in the sale and the booking class I is available […]

Posted on October 15, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Cheap flights

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American Airlines flights to Europe earn you up to 125,000 bonus AAdvantage miles

American Airlines flights to Europe earn you up to 125,000 bonus AAdvantage miles

What’s the deal with American Airlines flights? AAdvantage members can earn up to 125,000 bonus miles this fall, when you fly to Europe with American Airlines and participating partners British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, OpenSkies or US Airways. Fly between now and January 31st, 2016 and for each round-trip between North America and Europe, you can earn: 25,000 bonus miles on […]

Posted on September 25, 2015 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Transfer Membership Rewards to British Airways Avios now before the ratio changes for the worse

Transfer Membership Rewards to British Airways Avios now before the ratio changes for the worse

What’s the deal with Membership Rewards? If you’ve been thinking about transferring American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways, now’s the time to do so at the ratio of 1:1, before it worsens to 250:200 on October 1st, 2015. From next month, 1,000 MR points will only get you 800 British Airways Avios instead of 1,000. How do […]

Posted on September 24, 2015 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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British Airways Avios award redemption sale – Fly to London, Paris or Madrid for 40% less points

British Airways Avios award redemption sale – Fly to London, Paris or Madrid for 40% less points

What’s the deal with British Airways Avios? There’s just 3 days left to save 40% when you redeem your Avios for a flight between select cities in US and Canada to London, Madrid or Paris. The offer includes British Airways flights with airline partners Iberia and OpenSkies, for travel between October 1st, 2015 and March 31st, 2016. You can redeem this […]

Posted on September 24, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Up to 4x Avios at Hilton Hotels for HHonors members

Up to 4x Avios at Hilton Hotels for HHonors members

What’s the deal with Avios? Hilton HHonors members can earn quadruple Avios when you stay at participating Hilton Portfolio hotels in London and triple Avios at participating Hilton properties in the rest of Europe, the Middle East or Africa. How do I get the Avios deal? Ensure that you have selected British Airways as your Preferred Travel […]

Posted on September 19, 2015 by in Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Hilton Honor

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