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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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The US to impose tariffs on Airbus

The US to impose tariffs on Airbus

The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European imports, from Gouda cheese to single-malt whiskey to large aircraft, beginning October 18. What happened? Donald Trump’s administration is moving to impose 25 percent tariffs on a wide range of imports from the EU this month. This will including cheese, olives, business […]

Posted on October 4, 2019 by in China Airlines Review, Choice Privileges, Japan Airlines, Ryanair, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Delta is planning to buy a 20% stake in Latin America’s largest airline

Delta is planning to buy a 20% stake in Latin America’s largest airline

Delta Air Lines on Thursday announced a deal to buy a 20% stake in LATAM Airlines Group for $1.9 billion. The proposed partnership with LATAM Airlines represents Delta Air Lines’s largest investment in a foreign carrier and is a competitive strike against American Airlines in Latin America. The Delta deal In recent years, Delta has […]

Posted on September 29, 2019 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Delta Airlines, Travel News

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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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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

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New Cebu airport to open July 1st, Chase revamps Marriott Business cards, Orbitz kills $50 BRG coupons, Airbus adds range to the A350s

New Cebu airport to open July 1st, Chase revamps Marriott Business cards, Orbitz kills $50 BRG coupons, Airbus adds range to the A350s

– Cebu’s gorgeous new airport will be open by July 1st – I will check it out next month! – TAP Portugal – an airline with a (much deserved) reputation for being late all the time – is planning to add service to San Francisco – well better late than never! – Chase has revamped […]

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in Aeroplan, Airline Reviews

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Qantas wants better planes, TAP starting US service from the Azores?, new Krisflyer ‘appilities’, Lufthansa reigns in Brussels, Alaska Airlines credit card $100 statement credit

Qantas wants better planes, TAP starting US service from the Azores?, new Krisflyer ‘appilities’, Lufthansa reigns in Brussels, Alaska Airlines credit card $100 statement credit

– Qantas is telling Boeing and Airbus in stark terms what they want – more range – TAP is planning an Azores service to the US (as Air Acores does) It is short enough to fly on a narrow-body plane (with good ETOPS certification). – Lufthansa is kicking out the Brussels Airlines management after their […]

Posted on February 6, 2018 by in Qantas, Travel Deals

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