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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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Airbus and Singapore Airlines looking to bring back the world’s longest non-stop flight

Airbus and Singapore Airlines looking to bring back the world’s longest non-stop flight

What’s the scoop with Airbus and Singapore Airlines? In 2013, Singapore Airline ceased its 19-hour direct flights from its home hub to New York, which resulted in adding nearly five hours to the journey with stopovers. Now Airbus Group SE’s airliner unit is working on a new A350-900 wide-body variant to allow Singapore Airlines to restore the non-stop US flights […]

Posted on October 14, 2015 by in Krisflyer, Travel Deals

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United Airlines flights between New York and Athens resumed plus more routes added

United Airlines flights between New York and Athens resumed plus more routes added

What’s the scoop with United Airlines flights? United Airlines has now added a daily transatlantic summer-season non-stop service between New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens, Greece, to commence in May 2016. Subject to government approval, these flights are now in the pipeline: New York Newark Liberty (EWR) to Athens, Greece (ATH), between May 25th and October 5th, 2016 (daily, non-stop). […]

Posted on October 12, 2015 by in Travel Deals, United Mileage Plus

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Cheap flights to Houston (IAH) from Stavanger (SVG) – Business Class for just $843.50 RT

Cheap flights to Houston (IAH) from Stavanger (SVG) – Business Class for just $843.50 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Houston? SAS is terminating its Stavanger to Houston route this month, and is offering an excellent business class fare to thank its customers. Fly the Boeing 737-700 round-trip between Norway’s Stavanger and Houston for an amazing $843.50 between October 16th and 23rd, 2015. Minimum stay must include the Saturday night. On-board you’ll get to use […]

Posted on October 6, 2015 by in Cheap flights

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My favorite Things to do in Seattle

My favorite Things to do in Seattle

After my rather exciting flight thanks to the newly earned SSSS badge I enjoyed Seattle over the last weekend. Here are my favorite things to do. Things to do in Seattle – Understand Seattle is a city were corporate culture is ingrained in the city’s DNA. Super-charged employers like Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and other successful […]

Posted on September 14, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Air Astana Review (Economy Class)

Air Astana Review (Economy Class)

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Photo Review Intramuros, Manila, Philippines – and the best place for a Manila sunset Philippine Airlines Review – Domestic and International Economy Class Marco Polo Davao Hotel Review Paradise Island, Samal – a cool escape from busy Davao, Philipinnes Jen Hotel Manila Hotel Review (formerly Traders Hotel […]

Posted on May 20, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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Air Canada to start Dubai and India routes

Air Canada to start Dubai and India routes

While the much lower prices for air fuel have not yet translated in lower ticket prices (although I think they will eventually), it has encouraged airline executives to make bold statements about new destinations with new planes (mostly the 787 kind). Air Canada has plans to fly directly to Dubai and India, as well as […]

Posted on December 17, 2014 by in Aeroplan

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United streaming in-flight entertainment in regional jets through 2015

United streaming in-flight entertainment in regional jets through 2015

United streaming in-flight entertainment in more than two hundred Wi-Fi-enabled two-cabin regional jets later this year will no doubt boost the airline's popularity. United Airlines have announced that the bigger jets that fly for United Express affiliates will soon have Wi-Fi added, allowing passengers to use their own devices to access movies and television shows […]

Posted on October 18, 2014 by in United Mileage Plus

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