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Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

– Emirates seems to be inclined to take the deal and buy Etihad according to these recent reports – will Lufthansa swoop in as a white knight? – there will be a new Pointbreaks list on Monday morning (US Eastern Time – mark your calendars!) – Frontier gets a bed rep but is a well […]

Posted on September 20, 2018 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Airbus succeeds at blackmail, Etihad $75 lounge access, American Express Hilton cards now available, United’s new timeliness and Premium Economy launching soon

Airbus succeeds at blackmail, Etihad $75 lounge access, American Express Hilton cards now available, United’s new timeliness and Premium Economy launching soon

– Airbus shows that blackmailing your customers still works in the airline industry – Emirates has signed an agreement to buy 36 more A380 keeping plane production alive for now – Etihad has expanded their pay-per-use lounge program to New York – it’s just $75 per person – this can make sense if you need […]

Posted on January 18, 2018 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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Turkish let’s you fly anywhere in the world for about $2,000 in Business Class now, Emirates improves WiFi, Qatar also says goodbye to laptop ban, Etihad relaunches (paid) chauffeur service, ThankYou Points bonus

Turkish let’s you fly anywhere in the world for about $2,000 in Business Class now, Emirates improves WiFi, Qatar also says goodbye to laptop ban, Etihad relaunches (paid) chauffeur service, ThankYou Points bonus

– Turkish Airlines offers tickets from Manila to almost anywhere in the world for under/ around $2,000 in Business Class now The booking class J earns 100%-200% in various Star Alliance programs. In order to get the most miles consider Manila – Los Angeles for 2,026 Round Trip (almost 25,000 miles flown) or Manila – […]

Posted on July 6, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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Emirates off the laptop ban too, pod hotels coming to Europe, 10y old A380 to be sold for parts?, United Skywest engine fire at DIA, Niamey gets a Hilton

Emirates off the laptop ban too, pod hotels coming to Europe, 10y old A380 to be sold for parts?, United Skywest engine fire at DIA, Niamey gets a Hilton

– Emirates and Turkish Airlines are now officially off the laptop ban – what will happen to Air India? – pod hotels are making their way from Asia to the US and Europe now I loved my experience in a capsule hotel in Kyoto a few years ago. – Doric, the lessor of the first […]

Posted on July 6, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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Business Class deals to South East Asia, Santiago de Chile, and the US from Europe, Virgin Atlantic offers status match, Emirates offers visa deal, Gulf Airlines planning a growth spurt?

Business Class deals to South East Asia, Santiago de Chile, and the US from Europe, Virgin Atlantic offers status match, Emirates offers visa deal, Gulf Airlines planning a growth spurt?

– Aeromexico has a good Business Class deal from the SF Bay Area to Santiago de Chile -the last leg is the excellent Aeromexico 787 Business Class – for $1,668 Round Trip – Philippine Airlines now undercuts the excellent ANA fares to South East Asia from Vancouver in Business Class – starting at US$1,756 for […]

Posted on June 11, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

– Aeromexico has some great Business Class fares from Santiago de Chile to San Francisco for $1,540 Round Trip The last leg from Guadalajara to San Francisco is in Economy though. All segments earn miles (i.e. on Delta Skymiles). I really liked the ‘hard product’ of the new Aeromexico Business Class 787 going to Santiago […]

Posted on May 26, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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100,000 Marriott Rewards credit card, Uber credit card, UK follows electronics ban, does the US electronics ban punish Etihad, Qatar and Emirates?

100,000 Marriott Rewards credit card, Uber credit card, UK follows electronics ban, does the US electronics ban punish Etihad, Qatar and Emirates?

– Most (if not all) Marriott Rewards members with a US address should have received an email yesterday with a 100,000 Marriott Rewards Bonus points credit card It contains this link (the link does not mention the 100,000 offer though). The personal Marriott Rewards card is subject to 5/24 and you won’t receive a new […]

Posted on March 22, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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75,000 Citi Hilton Honors (no annual fee), IHG 100% Buy Points bonus, Air Asia cancels Mauritius, Emirates buying narrow body planes now?

75,000 Citi Hilton Honors (no annual fee), IHG 100% Buy Points bonus, Air Asia cancels Mauritius, Emirates buying narrow body planes now?

– Citibank is back with the 75,000 Hilton Honors no fee credit card Yes you read that right – no annual fee – all you need to do is spend $2,000 in the first 3 months after approval. This card is a no brainer and you should get the sign up bonus if you have […]

Posted on February 14, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals

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Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

– Etihad and Lufthansa already agreed ‘mini-merger‘ goes much further than people think – Etihad will relocate into the sacred halls of Lufthansa in Munich and Frankfurt and the companies will work together in a number of areas – if that’s no preparation for a merger – what is? – RwandAir’s First Airbus A330-200 is […]

Posted on February 2, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals

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