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Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced it will launch regular flights to Vancouver, Canada in a statement posted on the Public Disclosure Platform on Tuesday. Turkish Airlines was founded in 1933 with five aircraft in its fleet. Now they have over 340 aircraft, including passenger and cargo planes. Last year, the company carried 75.2 […]

Posted on October 16, 2019 by in Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News, Turkish Airlines Review

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Up to 8,000 miles for Avis car rentals, LOT now goes to India, Turkish Airlines bullish and new Holiday Inn Serangoon Singapore (good value redemption)

Up to 8,000 miles for Avis car rentals, LOT now goes to India, Turkish Airlines bullish and new Holiday Inn Serangoon Singapore (good value redemption)

– Avianca Lifemiles is offering a solid 2,500 miles for any rental with Thrifty To earn LifeMiles, please enter your LifeMiles number in the ‘Frequent Traveler Number’ field. At participating corporate locations in Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Latin America, Luxembourg, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. Standard rental […]

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in Turkish Airlines Review

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South African Review Business Class A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

South African Review Business Class  A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

I had been on the exact same flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg a few years ago before my doomed flight to Dakar. I got to the airport early (Nairobi traffic is very unpredictable) but check-in was deserted with a very efficient agent completing my check-in in seconds. Immigration was deserted too and moments later, I […]

Posted on November 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

– Radisson Rewards offers 50,000 bonus points after just 4 nights (can be one stay) until the end of the year The Terms & Conditions spell out it is for targeted members only but registration worked for me without any issues – so this may actually post. – the Barclays JetBlue Business card now comes […]

Posted on September 21, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue, Turkish Airlines Review

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Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

– Ethiopian Airlines is cornering the West African aviation market and has added Guinea as a domestic and international hub The airline has its main hub in Addis Abeba but added West African hubs in the last 12 months on Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and expanded service form it’s Lome hub (Togo). Which country will be […]

Posted on February 7, 2018 by in Award Booking, Turkish Airlines Review

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Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

– Scoot is coming to Berlin (from Singapore) in 2018 – a great win after the airport lost lost of flights with the Air Berlin insolvency – Iberia still has the 25% award sale running – from the East Coast to Europe this can be a good deal (and reasonable fuel surcharges) – El Al […]

Posted on January 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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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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Turkey Visas are back!, A380 production to be cancelled?, 1,500 miles per car rental, 3.5M Mabuhay miles and 3M Enrich miles up for grabs

Turkey Visas are back!, A380 production to be cancelled?, 1,500 miles per car rental, 3.5M Mabuhay miles and 3M Enrich miles up for grabs

– big news – Turkey is now issuing evisa again for American passport holders (and consulates are also resuming issuance of any other kind of visas for Turkey) – Airbus is now waiting for a ‘final’ new Emirates order or it will kill plane production While I love the plane I would not count it […]

Posted on December 28, 2017 by in 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 Turkish Airlines Review

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