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Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

– Singapore Airlines Krisflyer has launched Krispay and new app that allows you to spend Krisflyer miles at a selected number of merchants (so far mostly in Singapore). I quite like the idea to have miles available to spend on food (not just flights and hotels) brings this loyalty currency much closer to the goal […]

Posted on July 27, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

– the new Rapid Rewards Priority Card from Chase comes with a 65,000 sign up bonus (after a massive $16,00 spend) and $149 annual fee but also $75 in credit towards any Southwest purchase – Cathay Pacific Business Class award space is now back to normal and their newly launched route to Seattle (with an […]

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in AirAsia

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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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impressive Vietjet results, IAG low-balls Norwegian, rare Chase backtracking on rewards, Etihad cancels orders, Sheraton Bamako opens

impressive Vietjet results, IAG low-balls Norwegian, rare Chase backtracking on rewards, Etihad cancels orders, Sheraton Bamako opens

– strong numbers from Vietnamese (and now Thai) LCC Vietjet which reported $60 million in quarterly profits on $600 million in revenue just for Q1! I quite liked Vietjet – though both their Saigon hub and increasingly their operations suffer from overcrowding (as it is the case with Air Asia). – IAG is apparently low-balling […]

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Our favorite airfares for December 14th in Business and Economy incl. Nairobi, San Francisco, Singapore, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh

Our favorite airfares for December 14th in Business and Economy incl. Nairobi, San Francisco, Singapore, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh

– good fares from Houston to Nairobi Round Trip $671 with Qatar Airways – good fares from Dublin to San Francisco $361 Round Trip (bags are extra!) – Ottawa to Singapore can be had for $661 Round Trip with ANA and United – a very decent price! – Saudia is back with their excellent fares […]

Posted on December 14, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Our favorite cheap Business and Economy flight deals for today

Our favorite cheap Business and Economy flight deals for today

– while it isn’t easy to get visas for Turkey right now, the country has grown up in low-cost aviation with Pegasus (Review), AtlasGlobal (Review), Onur Air (Review) and Turkish Airlines subsidiary AnadoluJet locked in a price war Take this example – after a recent Pegasus sale, Turkish Airlines matched flights from Erzincan in Turkey’s […]

Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Cheap flights, Travel Deals

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St. Helena airport opens, Virgin Atlantic recruits Delta planes, Emirates $1,500 off First Class, another Air Asia incident

St. Helena airport opens, Virgin Atlantic recruits Delta planes, Emirates $1,500 off First Class, another Air Asia incident

– remote St. Helena has finally gotten its first commercial flight after the long awaited opening of its airport Flights are operated by SA Airlink via Windhoek, Namibia. SA Airlink is a subsidiary of South African Airways ans redemption are generally hard or impossible using Star Alliance Mileage programs. – after snakes on a plane […]

Posted on October 16, 2017 by in AirAsia, Travel Deals

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What’s the cheapest way to get lounge access with Priority Pass?

What’s the cheapest way to get lounge access with Priority Pass?

I have become a big fan of the Priority Pass lounges these days. If you travel solo and have elite status (I have only have Star Alliance elite status currently) you will likely have little incentive for Priority Pass but if you travel with family of 2 or three extra passengers you will quickly notice […]

Posted on September 20, 2017 by in Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Priority Pass Lounges

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