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Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

– Emirates seems to be inclined to take the deal and buy Etihad according to these recent reports – will Lufthansa swoop in as a white knight? – there will be a new Pointbreaks list on Monday morning (US Eastern Time – mark your calendars!) – Frontier gets a bed rep but is a well […]

Posted on September 20, 2018 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Singapore Airlines to fold SilkAir, launches vroom hotel booking options, Air Belgiums second chance to make a first impression and Emirates’ dangerous games with pilot fatigue

Singapore Airlines to fold SilkAir, launches vroom hotel booking options, Air Belgiums second chance to make a first impression and Emirates’ dangerous games with pilot fatigue

– good news from Singapore Airlines – the Silkair brand will soon be folded into the ‘mainline’ Singapore Airlines brand The changes are part of a turnaround program that is already increasing profits for Singapore Airlines. Singapore Airlines also promises to install lie flat seats in the new 737 MAX Business Class that Silkair has […]

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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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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Accor buys Moevenpick, South African’s endgame?, Etihad takes on Emirates, Alaska goes single engine, IHG has a new Pointbreaks list

Accor buys Moevenpick, South African’s endgame?, Etihad takes on Emirates, Alaska goes single engine, IHG has a new Pointbreaks list

– Accor is buying up the orginally Swiss Moevenpick chain of hotels for $585 million, the company boasts 16,000 employees and has landmark properties in the Middle East and South East Asia – it is entirely possible that 2018 will be the year of the demise of South African Airways and Alitalia, South African for […]

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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Qatar appeases US airlines, Virgin now uses airberlin A330s, Citi 50,000 AA card, how much did Niki Lauda really pay?, easyjet on a roll in Berlin

Qatar appeases US airlines, Virgin now uses airberlin A330s, Citi 50,000 AA card, how much did Niki Lauda really pay?, easyjet on a roll in Berlin

– Qatar has successfully appeased the major US Airlines consortium All they had to do was to promise to have audited statements in a few years from now. The Qatari owners seem to be contend with wrapping up investments over the next two years anyways and will require the airline to make money. Qatar is […]

Posted on January 31, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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Etihad restructuring cargo operations, finally there is a cheap e-Visa for Americans visiting Brazil

Etihad restructuring cargo operations, finally there is a cheap e-Visa for Americans visiting Brazil

– Etihad is coming to grips with reality after burning through billions of dollars teh new CEO is taking some baby steps to restructure Etihad confirmed to Reuters it has grounded its Airbus freighter fleet, five A330 Freighters, and that it had opted to operate an all-Boeing 777 Freighter fleet. It declined to comment on […]

Posted on January 25, 2018 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Airbus succeeds at blackmail, Etihad $75 lounge access, American Express Hilton cards now available, United’s new timeliness and Premium Economy launching soon

Airbus succeeds at blackmail, Etihad $75 lounge access, American Express Hilton cards now available, United’s new timeliness and Premium Economy launching soon

– Airbus shows that blackmailing your customers still works in the airline industry – Emirates has signed an agreement to buy 36 more A380 keeping plane production alive for now – Etihad has expanded their pay-per-use lounge program to New York – it’s just $75 per person – this can make sense if you need […]

Posted on January 18, 2018 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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