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My experience booking a Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles award ticket (Bangkok Sales Office)

My experience booking a Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles award ticket (Bangkok Sales Office)

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles requires you to visit a Turkish Airlines sales office to book an award ticket. While you can put flights on hold, the call center – for reasons unknown – can only price partner flights in miles but cannot calculate fees and extra charges (notably any fuel surcharges). The call center can price out […]

Posted on January 3, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

– an American Airlines plane in Hong Kong was briefly engulfed in a fire as a cargo loading equipment caught fire earlier today One injury is reported but the plane and passengers were amazingly not harmed. – I woke up to the smell of fire this morning – there are several huge fires raging just […]

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkish $940 Business RT to Guangzhou, Qatar cancels Kigali route, Alaska to speed up inflight WiFi, Qatar 48h sales, Mexico City Airport gets a pod hotel, new Marriott Megabonus

Turkish $940 Business RT to Guangzhou, Qatar cancels Kigali route, Alaska to speed up inflight WiFi, Qatar 48h sales, Mexico City Airport gets a pod hotel, new Marriott Megabonus

– Turkish Airlines has really good Business Class fares from St. Petersburg (City Guide) to Guangzhou, China for $940 Round Trip Fares book into J which earns 100%-150% on most Star Alliance programs. The Round Trip comes out to 12,000 miles. – Qatar is canceling their flights to Kigali, Rwanda (City Guide) after the airline […]

Posted on August 22, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Citibank adds Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner – Here are the best deals and all you need to know about Turkish Miles & Smiles

Citibank adds Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner – Here are the best deals and all you need to know about Turkish Miles & Smiles

Citibank has now added Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner for their ThankYou program. Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles has been largely inaccessible before and miles could only be earned by flying. Now we can redeem our stash of Citi ThankYou points to Miles & Smiles. Here is what you need to know. […]

Posted on August 21, 2017 by in best use of Citibank ThankYou points, Turkish Airlines Review

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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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Oscar Munoz reaction to the United Abyss, is the China Airlines A350 the real deal?, Pegasus predicts Turkish aviation recovery

Oscar Munoz reaction to the United Abyss, is the China Airlines A350 the real deal?, Pegasus predicts Turkish aviation recovery

– Oscar Munoz has replied in an internal letter to the incident on United 1341 – there is more to the story as we all suspected Removing passengers forcibly is asking for trouble – especially if a passengers is already enraged. Any airline must see that and the obvious alternative is to raise teh bid […]

Posted on April 11, 2017 by in China Airlines Review, Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Originally I was booked in Turkish Airlines’ direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul but the airline decided to cancel my flight two weeks before departure and re-book me into a flight a day later which would have made my onward connection impossible. So I called United and they re-booked me after some back and […]

Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Lufthansa Miles and More, Turkish Airlines Review

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Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines is the product of the bankrupt Air Malawi and the investment of Ethiopian Airlines into a national airline. Malawi is not exactly a huge country, so the fleet size of the airline is just two planes so far. Ethiopian loaned the airline a Bombardier Q400 and a somewhat aging 737-700. Malawian Airlines serves […]

Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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