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Russian pilots hailed as heroes after saving 241 passengers

Russian pilots hailed as heroes after saving 241 passengers

A Russian Ural Airlines Airbus A321 made an emergency landing in a cornfield outside Moscow’s  Zhukovsky International Airport on Thursday after hitting a flock of birds during take-off, causing both engines to malfunction, according to the airline. What happened? Two pilots, Captain Damir Yusupov, and First Officer Gregory Murzin executed a truly miraculous landing. After take-off, […]

Posted on August 15, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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Samoa Airways to launch direct flights to Los Angeles? Yes really.

Samoa Airways to launch direct flights to Los Angeles? Yes really.

Direct flights Samoa-Los Angeles American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga confirmed to local broadcaster Talanei that Samoa Airways will launch direct services to the U.S. mainland – specifically Los Angeles. Currently, neither of the Samoas have a direct connection to the U.S. mainland. The American Samoan government is looking into legal means to overcome current […]

Posted on August 14, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

Priority Pass has changed my airport life – generally for the better. There have been many instances when a long airport wait has been turned in to a productive, joy filled time instead. I have been to hundreds of lounges all around the world. Many are unremarkable but some stand out. Here are some of […]

Posted on June 17, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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Holiday Inn Ulaanbaatar Review

Holiday Inn Ulaanbaatar Review

The Holiday Inn Ulaanbaatar is located a few blocks to the west of the city center of Ulaanbaatar, which is also it’s geographical center. I arrived a bit early but the front desk was ready to give me rooms keys right away and threw in free breakfast. Lovely! I asked for a quite room and […]

Posted on June 14, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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A perfect flight – Cathay Pacific Business Class Review A350-1000 San Francisco to Hong Kong

A perfect flight – Cathay Pacific Business Class Review A350-1000 San Francisco to Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific has been my ‘go-to airline for trans-pacific crossings for some time. I like the ‘hard product’ with the mini-suites a lot – especially for a redye. The airline has well-deserved reputation for being on-time and rarely disappoints. Staff is highly effective though not overly friendly. My biggest grip is usually the catering with […]

Posted on June 5, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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13 Practical Travel Tips for China – or What I learned from two weeks in Central China

13 Practical Travel Tips for China  – or What I learned from two weeks in Central China

After a two week trip to Jinan, Zhengzhou, Nanning, Ningbo and Wuhan – here are my travel related observations about (mostly) Central China. Everyone codeshares on everyone Chinese airlines are predominantly state-owned (major exception is Hainan Airlines, which nobody really knows who owns it). Many like China Eastern, Xiamen Air and China Southern (they recently […]

Posted on June 4, 2019 by in Travel Deals

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