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Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

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The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

Priority Pass has changed my airport life – generally for the better. There have been many instances when a long airport wait has been turned in to a productive, joy filled time instead. I have been to hundreds of lounges all around the world. Many are unremarkable but some stand out. Here are some of […]

Posted on June 17, 2019 by in Aeroplan

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The TOP 14 Reasons why you should start your free trial with Mighty Travels Premium

The TOP 14 Reasons why you should start your free trial with Mighty Travels Premium

Mighty Travels Premium is your proactive travel companion and it is awesome if you are looking to see the world in style, want to do mileage runs, monitor fares for certain city pairs or are a digital nomad. Here’s why subscribers love Mighty Travels Premium. 1) With Mighty Travels Premium’s Airfare and Hotel search engine you get […]

Posted on April 19, 2019 by in Mighty Travels Premium

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Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

– fantastic news if you have a Qatar flight to the US coming up – the airline is offering free broadband WiFi on many US flight (but not on their 777 yet) Business and leisure travelers on select U.S. routes can now enjoy free unlimited high-speed broadband connectivity throughout their entire flight when they book […]

Posted on November 1, 2018 by in American Airlines, Qatar Airways

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2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

– American Express is ending out targeted offers that allow you to earn 2,000 American Express Membership Rewards points after you spend $500 at US restaurants until December 9th This make it a 5x on restaurants – a good deal if you can hit that threshold! – Accor is sending out emails with the option […]

Posted on September 13, 2018 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards

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Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

– Virgin Australia Velocity is switching to a spend based mileage earning starting today for Trans-Tasman flights The airline also adds free bags, free food, drinks and entertainment to their Economy flights to New Zealand. Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand had terminated a codeshare agreement that will make it much harder for Virgin Australia […]

Posted on August 1, 2018 by in Aeroplan

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JetBlue’s $120 Million loss, most expensive cities for AirBnB, are the constant French ATC strikes illegal?, 60,000 Miles & More Credit Card, another embarrassing pilot error

JetBlue’s $120 Million loss, most expensive cities for AirBnB, are the constant French ATC strikes illegal?, 60,000 Miles & More Credit Card, another embarrassing pilot error

– this updated list of the most expensive AirBnB shows you where you should use points for hotels (if you decide to go at all) – as if had predicted it – JetBlue is faced with a 120 million loss in Q2 and the company’s business model is under increasing pressure (despite high fares in […]

Posted on July 24, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue

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Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

– Air France/KLM Flying Blue has changed their award booking prices (there was no award chart before either) – biggest surprise Air France First Class seems now bookable by any Flying Blue member (elite status was required before) Airports with low fuel surcharges such as Hong Kong and Sao Paulo come out at 320,000 miles […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Air France

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World’s best Business Class deal is back, Kayak to search for compensation for delayed flights, why are Australian airports so expensive?

World’s best Business Class deal is back, Kayak to search for compensation for delayed flights, why are Australian airports so expensive?

– South East Asia’ best Business Class Deal (if not one of the best in the world!) is back – just $131 Round Trip for Malaysia Airlines from Bali to Kuala Lumpur The fare includes all taxes and fees (both Bali and Kuala Lumpur have departure taxes). Malaysia Airlines operates an A330 widebody once a […]

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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