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Air Canada and WestJet Massive Layoffs

Air Canada and WestJet Massive Layoffs

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

Posted on March 25, 2020 by in Air Canada, Travel Deals, Travel News

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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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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia is launching a new visa regime for 49 countries. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years relaxed strict social codes. They stopped segregating men and women in public places and requiring women to wear all-covering black robes or abayas. How to apply Visas will be available online, with […]

Posted on October 1, 2019 by in Cheap Visas, Travel News

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Air Canada big in Romania, Virgin Atlantic keeps A330, world’s worst long-haul flight now from San Francisco, Priority Pass adds lounges at EWR, IAD, LAX

Air Canada big in Romania, Virgin Atlantic keeps A330, world’s worst long-haul flight now from San Francisco, Priority Pass adds lounges at EWR, IAD, LAX

– Air Canada’s Rouge is now flying to Romania’s capital Bucharest direct from Montreal and Toronto – Virgin Atlantic is keeping the Air Berlin A330’s for good (I reviewed Air Berlin Business Class last year) and is upgrading them by adding a Premium Economy section but keeping the (in my eyes better) Business Class seat […]

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in Air Canada

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WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

– no joke WOW Air is about no announce flights to New Delhi, India – and yes there is a good reason for having flights to Asia seemingly Mogensen is seeking a counter-cyclical hub outside Iceland to redeploy WOW Air’s excess capacity during the slower winter season. At the time, he declined to comment on […]

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Chase launches 100,000 Marriott Premier Plus, Southwest’ new Hawaii routes announced, mystery prevails about what caused the ‘almost crash’ at SFO last year

Chase launches 100,000 Marriott Premier Plus, Southwest’ new Hawaii routes announced, mystery prevails about what caused the ‘almost crash’ at SFO last year

– Chase is out with the Marriott Premier Plus that comes with 100,000 bonus points The product is not available to either (i) current cardmembers of the Marriott Rewards Premier or Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card, or (ii) previous cardmembers of the Marriott Rewards Premier or Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card who received […]

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals

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