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Samoa Airways to launch direct flights to Los Angeles? Yes really.

Samoa Airways to launch direct flights to Los Angeles? Yes really.

Direct flights Samoa-Los Angeles American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga confirmed to local broadcaster Talanei that Samoa Airways will launch direct services to the U.S. mainland – specifically Los Angeles. Currently, neither of the Samoas have a direct connection to the U.S. mainland. The American Samoan government is looking into legal means to overcome current […]

Posted on August 14, 2019 by in Travel News

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Cathay Pacific Business Class Review Johannesburg to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to San Francisco

Cathay Pacific Business Class Review Johannesburg to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to San Francisco

I have had my share of Economy Business and First Class experiences on Cathay Pacific. Most of them have been very positive. I was curious what would have changed for this trip from Johannesburg to San Francisco. Cathay Pacific uses one of (the many) Priority Pass lounges at Johannesburg airport. These lounges all have the […]

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews

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Up to 8,000 miles for Avis car rentals, LOT now goes to India, Turkish Airlines bullish and new Holiday Inn Serangoon Singapore (good value redemption)

Up to 8,000 miles for Avis car rentals, LOT now goes to India, Turkish Airlines bullish and new Holiday Inn Serangoon Singapore (good value redemption)

– Avianca Lifemiles is offering a solid 2,500 miles for any rental with Thrifty To earn LifeMiles, please enter your LifeMiles number in the ‘Frequent Traveler Number’ field. At participating corporate locations in Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Latin America, Luxembourg, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. Standard rental […]

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in Turkish Airlines Review

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Hainan looking for partners (can you apply?), flybe isn’t so fly, Hyatt comes to Addis Abeba and Air China cools on Australia

Hainan looking for partners (can you apply?), flybe isn’t so fly, Hyatt comes to Addis Abeba and Air China cools on Australia

– Hainan Airlines is considering joining an alliance and has those documents leaked quietly – but at this point who would take them? – another airline goes bust has been taken over – this time it is flyBe – it is certainly not a good time to start/ run an airline in 2018/2019 – the […]

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in Cheap flights

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Indigo Partners serious about WOW Air, South African reaching for Emirates, Aerolineas Argentinas status match, Singapore Airlines discounted awards, Air Italy adding even more North American flights

Indigo Partners serious about WOW Air, South African reaching for Emirates, Aerolineas Argentinas status match, Singapore Airlines discounted awards, Air Italy adding even more North American flights

– Indigo Partners is not messing about with the technically bankrupt WOW air and is retiring the WHOLE long haul fleet Instead Indigo is applying their true and tested short-haul model to WOW air and buying their brand equity and existing operations for less then (my estimate) $10 million. The company plans to invest up […]

Posted on December 21, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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WOW Air and Joon in trouble, Norwegian hanging in there, oneworld the clique to be in, AMEX burns more cash in London and Charlotte and Orbitz Rewards Platinum Makeover

WOW Air and Joon in trouble, Norwegian hanging in there, oneworld the clique to be in, AMEX burns more cash in London and Charlotte and Orbitz Rewards Platinum Makeover

– I wouldn’t bet on WOW Air’s survival (though I hope for it) – so please watch your bookings, now Indigo Partners has declared interest after IcelandAir retracted their low-ball bid – another low cost airline – Joon – may be shut down soon as well – Norwegian is shuffling routes by adding Rio de […]

Posted on December 5, 2018 by in Cheap flights

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new IHG PointBreaks list, Singapore Airlines cuts Honolulu route, Virgin Atlantic buying FlyBe?, Hulu for just $1/month, 70,000 Barclaycard Arrival Plus offer and United discounted awards to Europe

new IHG PointBreaks list, Singapore Airlines cuts Honolulu route, Virgin Atlantic buying FlyBe?, Hulu for just $1/month, 70,000 Barclaycard Arrival Plus offer and United discounted awards to Europe

– a new IHG Pointbreaks list coincides with Cyber Monday and is valid for bookings until February 28th 2019 There Intercontinental Cali (10k points) is back on the list and so is the Intercontinental Medellin (10k points). The InterContinental Nairobi, the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island and the InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach […]

Posted on November 26, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines

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