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Coronavirus and Updated Airline Travel Policies

Coronavirus and Updated Airline Travel Policies

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

Posted on March 24, 2020 by in Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways (BA), Delta Airlines, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Hawaiian Airlines, Iberia, Jetblue TrueBlue, Lufthansa Miles and More, Norwegian, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Travel Deals, Travel News, United Airlines

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Airlines that Suspended or Reduced Operations Because of the Coronavirus

Airlines that Suspended or Reduced Operations Because of the Coronavirus

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

Posted on March 20, 2020 by in Air France, Air New Zealand, American Airlines, British Airways (BA), Delta Airlines, Frequent Flyer Programs, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Jetblue TrueBlue, Lufthansa Miles and More, Norwegian, Qantas, Travel Deals, Travel News, United Airlines

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Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

– bad news for passengers in Australia/ New Zealand the (former) rivals Air New Zealand and Qantas will set up a codeshare agreement (read revenue share) Airfares and airport taxes are already sky high in the region – something that will only get worse. – one of Norwegian’s first routes to the US was Stockholm […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Qantas, Travel Deals

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Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

After my great experience with Air New Zealand Business Class from San Francisco to Auckland, I was excited to be onboard the same product (but different airplane) again for my flight to Brisbane. Immigration and Security at the International Terminal in Auckland looked intimidating with long lines but they moved quickly and it took less […]

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in Air New Zealand, Airline Reviews

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Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

– I’m currently in Queenstown, New Zealand taking advantage of the Business Class award space that has opened up on Air New Zealand for ANY partner (Star Alliance or others). Air New Zealand does not have fuel surcharges so miles from a program that charges them are ‘more valuable’ for booking the airline. I used […]

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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ANA, Cathay and more airlines joined TSA Pre, United resumes San Francisco-Auckland service (but where is the award availability?)

ANA, Cathay and more airlines joined TSA Pre, United resumes San Francisco-Auckland service (but where is the award availability?)

– ANA (All Nippon Airways), Cathay Pacific Airways, Contour Aviation, Finnair and Korean Air have joined TSA Pre which makes US departures much easier as you can use the dedicated TSA Pre lanes if you are signed up for the program – United is resuming the seasonal San Francisco – Auckland service Sadly award space […]

Posted on October 29, 2017 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals

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