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airberlin topbonus earning and redeeming miles is back (well kind of)

airberlin topbonus earning and redeeming miles is back (well kind of)

Our best guess here at Mighty Travels was that TopBonus would end up as a part of Etihad Guest after the bankruptcy since Etihad was already the majority holder of the program and loyalty programs are usually a dependable money maker. The loyalty program of Air Berlin shut down during the bankruptcy but this message […]

Posted on September 20, 2017 by in Best use of airberlin topbonus miles, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS) to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS)  to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Bali Airport has recently seen an upgrade and the duty free area now raises the heart rate of anyone from China. So it was that night – immigration and security were quick but passing through the duty free area took longer than immigration and security. The Garuda Business Class Lounge at Denpasar Airport is a […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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Oman Air deals Asia, Traveloka gets $400 million, Qatar bullish on Colombo, Etihad plans Baku service and looses a staggering $1.89 billion

Oman Air deals Asia, Traveloka gets $400 million, Qatar bullish on Colombo, Etihad plans Baku service and looses a staggering $1.89 billion

– Oman Air has Business Class fares from Zurich to Manila for $1,700 Round Trip – most of these fares work one-way for about half price too – Indonesian OTA Traveloka rakes in $400 million investments from Expedia and others – Qatar is boosting service to Colombo, Sri Lanka with a fourth daily service (Sri […]

Posted on July 27, 2017 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Travel Industry Flight Status

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American cancels codeshare with Qatar and Etihad, United’s new overbooking protection, Etihad bullish on Nigeria and Egypt, Omni the perfect storage solution for frequent travelers, Radisson N’Djamena opens

American cancels codeshare with Qatar and Etihad, United’s new overbooking protection, Etihad bullish on Nigeria and Egypt, Omni the perfect storage solution for frequent travelers, Radisson N’Djamena opens

– American Airlines is ending codeshares with Qatar and Etihad – a largely symbolical move so far but redeeming AAdvantage miles with Etihad may soon come to an end It’s too early to say if politics now are playing a bigger role than business for American. The Etihad codeshare was always rumored to end soon […]

Posted on July 13, 2017 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Travel Industry Flight Status

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Norwegian starts Austin and Chicago, 20,000 bonus Qmiles, Qatar adds Prague, Etihad, Turkish and Saudia off the laptop ban (soon), more Singapore Premium fares from Colombo

Norwegian starts Austin and Chicago, 20,000 bonus Qmiles, Qatar adds Prague, Etihad, Turkish and Saudia off the laptop ban (soon), more Singapore Premium fares from Colombo

– Norwegian is starting flights to Chicago and Austin in March 2018 – great to see some more US cities getting Norwegian (Review) service – it is a blessing! – Qatar has a promotion to get 20,000 bonus Qmiles miles for flights from/to the US Book your ticket from now until 8 July 2017 and […]

Posted on July 5, 2017 by in Cheap flights Norwegian, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Etihad layoffs and Air Berlin to be sold to Lufthansa – is Etihad really in trouble?

Etihad layoffs and Air Berlin to be sold to Lufthansa – is Etihad really in trouble?

So many Etihad planes seemed shockingly empty during the Gulf ‘high season; in November I was surprised. Plus the Abu Dhabi airport suddenly has no growth in passengers numbers anymore. Something is off in Etihad (and Emirates) land. Etihad has access to some of the worlds most generous funding but the company has made some […]

Posted on December 19, 2016 by in Best use of airberlin topbonus miles, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

After taking Etihad Business Class San Francisco flights twice recently, I was curious to how the Etihad First Class version from Abu Dhabi would play out. After our visit to the Etihad First Class Lounge we were looking forward to some sleep. However, in between the lounge and the plane is the dreaded pre-clearance to clear US […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) Review

Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) Review

After my somewhat disappointing visit to the Qatar Al Safwa First Class Lounge, I was ready to take on the Etihad First Class Lounge that same evening. Etihad is run by a huge number of British expatriates and there is a lot of British understatement here. For starters, the lounge entrance is hidden along all […]

Posted on November 28, 2016 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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Avis offers for frequent flyers and a bonus status match

Avis offers for frequent flyers and a bonus status match

What’s the current Avis offers? We searched high and low for existing bonus Avis offers that benefit frequent flyers and found more than expected, as well as a new elite status match. From Air Canada to Qatar, you can earn extra miles or points with your next car hire (and often a discount on your rental cost) […]

Posted on October 28, 2016 by in Aeroplan, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Avis / Hertz Car Rentals, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Qatar Airways

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