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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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Etihad finally going all in for Star Alliance?, first Iberia promotional points are posting, Lyft bets on bike sharing, American Airlines dropping carry-on restrictions for Basic Economy?

Etihad finally going all in for Star Alliance?, first Iberia promotional points are posting, Lyft bets on bike sharing, American Airlines dropping carry-on restrictions for Basic Economy?

– Etihad is changing their corporate structure and is making moves to codeshare with Star Alliance While the denials are quick right now – I would not be surprised if Etihad joins Star Alliance in the next two years and maybe even merges with Lufthansa one day. The company needs a massive change of course […]

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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good United Mileplay offers, new Marriott Megabonus, new Radisson Blu Beirut, $320 WOW Air to Europe, $520 Hainan to Shanghai and Qatar and Saudia offers

good United Mileplay offers, new Marriott Megabonus, new Radisson Blu Beirut, $320 WOW Air to Europe, $520 Hainan to Shanghai and Qatar and Saudia offers

– I got targeted with a good offer in United’s Mileplay 8,000 award miles for one trip before January 12th I’m not sure if a one-way qualifies (likely yes) and Basic Economy is good enough (likely no). Do you know more?   – Marriott is back with it’s Megabonus promotion with 3,000 points per stay […]

Posted on December 18, 2017 by in Hainan Airlines, Travel Deals

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Four Seasons Seychelles to open, pod hotels coming to an airport near you, $50 transcon with American, 20% off with IHG in South-East Asia

Four Seasons Seychelles to open, pod hotels coming to an airport near you, $50 transcon with American, 20% off with IHG in South-East Asia

– the new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is now accepting reservations – Pod Hotels are seemingly in every airports’ future – what took them so long? – American has Basic Economy fares from San Francisco to the Washington D.C. area for just $50 one-way – if you are shopping around for offers […]

Posted on September 15, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews

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Emirates to add basic Economy fares?, are engine fires a common occurrence?, widespread Hyatt Gift Card Fraud

Emirates to add basic Economy fares?, are engine fires a common occurrence?, widespread Hyatt Gift Card Fraud

– Emirates is considering a budget Economy fare – they should! Consumers are complaining about small seat pitches and extra charges but if you tell them upfront it will cost extra AND provide super low fares they will love it. – Etihad and Ukraine International Airlines are dropping their loyalty partnership – are engine fires […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Rapid Rewards

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