Abu Dhabi Archives | Mighty Travels Blog Posts

Hungary’s Wizz Air launching a new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

Hungary’s Wizz Air launching a new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air is Eastern Europe’s biggest low-cost airline. They just announced a preliminary agreement with Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company to form a local carrier. Abu Dhabi will be the majority owner with a 51% stake in the airline. There is no official start date, however, the carrier should start flying in the second half […]

Posted on December 13, 2019 by in Frequent Flyer Programs, Low Cost Airlines, Travel Deals, Travel News

Read more

Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

– Lufthansa is considering a bid for Norwegian as the cash crunch gets worse for the airline Norwegian posted a NOK2.2 billion ($269 million) operating loss in the first quarter equivalent to a minus 31% operating margin. The growing losses come as the airline expanded capacity by 36% in the same period, mainly on its […]

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Norwegian

Read more

Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

– Lufthansa Miles & More has now integrated most Star Alliance partners into their online flight booking tool The new interface has been done with German precision and is very fast (though only allows a six day view). Also you will need to have status or at least 7,000 miles in your account to access […]

Posted on December 9, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

Read more

IHG $100 after two stays, EU261 compensation for Gulf carriers, now it is a Virgin Hyperloop One, US-Turkey bookings down 45%, 4 points per dollar on Apple

IHG $100 after two stays, EU261 compensation for Gulf carriers, now it is a Virgin Hyperloop One, US-Turkey bookings down 45%, 4 points per dollar on Apple

– IHG is back with their priceless promotion – $100 after two stays (one stay must be at least two nights) If you stay at more budget friendly IHG chain options the card value will be $50. This promotion ‘stacks’ with other IHG promotions and is usually excellent value. – the pilot for airberlin last […]

Posted on October 19, 2017 by in IHG Rewards Club

Read more

United launches Houston – Sydney, Abu Dhabi Louvre to open in November, Qatar Airways changes aircraft for many US routes, Lufthansa cancels Doha

United launches Houston – Sydney, Abu Dhabi Louvre to open in November, Qatar Airways changes aircraft for many US routes, Lufthansa cancels Doha

– United is suddenly bullish on ultra-long-haul flights – now launching Houston to Sydney on their 787 The new flight will be the only nonstop service to Australia from Houston and offers customers from Houston as well as from hundreds of cities across the U.S. the opportunity to conveniently travel to Sydney. United currently serves […]

Posted on September 7, 2017 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

Read more

Updated Bandung City Guide, 3,000 Miles to test drive an Audi, Air Berlin cancelling flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond, Hong Kong Airlines announces London, San Francisco and New York, Norwegian to run out of cash soon?

Updated Bandung City Guide, 3,000 Miles to test drive an Audi, Air Berlin cancelling flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond, Hong Kong Airlines announces London, San Francisco and New York, Norwegian to run out of cash soon?

– after another visit to Indonesia’s third largest city I have updated my Bandung city guide Bandung is calmer than than the other Indonesian mega-cities of Jakarta and Surabaya with cooler weather. It has a fantastic coffee culture and is an emerging food destination in the archipelago. – Kenya and Oman Air have the Round […]

Posted on September 3, 2017 by in Travel Deals

Read more

$6 fares LAs Vegas to San Jose and more $15 Frontier deals, American considering unbundled fares, Norwegian $89 sales, use Qantas miles on El Al, COPA now uses TSA Pre, Air Berlin to cut long haul network

$6 fares LAs Vegas to San Jose and more $15 Frontier deals, American considering unbundled fares, Norwegian $89 sales, use Qantas miles on El Al, COPA now uses TSA Pre, Air Berlin to cut long haul network

– Frontier is running a $15 sales for many routes and even has $6 fares from Las Vegas to San Jose, CA now I had a great time with Frontier (Review) when I flew a few weeks ago. Do not hesitate – but remember to bring no bags! – American Airlines is considering unbundled ‘Basic […]

Posted on August 29, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

Read more