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Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

– here is a good summary of all the myriad of airline stakes Ethiopian Airlines has accumulated, Chad is the newest one the airline is bidding for – there is so little competition and such strong demand from Australia’s and New Zealand’s economy that Qantas and Air New Zealand report record profits Qantas may soon […]

Posted on August 25, 2018 by in Qantas

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Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

– the resort boom in Vietnam continues with the Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc now open for visitors – Alaska Mileage Plan now allows award bookings on Finnair The airline is using their Alaska Airlines ‘feed’ in San Francisco and Los Angeles to fill their new flights (A350 soon for LAX). Alaska Mileage Plan has […]

Posted on August 21, 2018 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Travel Deals

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good times for Ethiopian Airlines, Delta upgrading Economy meals again?, Chase goes Expedia, Cathay Pacific turning around

good times for Ethiopian Airlines, Delta upgrading Economy meals again?, Chase goes Expedia, Cathay Pacific turning around

– Ethiopian Airlines seems to do well with their expansion – despite record capacity increase teh airline churned out $249 million in profits for the last fiscal year Ethiopian Airlines is also bidding for the new Nigeria Air project to start a hub (and domestic operations in Africa’s second largest economy). Ethiopian Airlines has plenty […]

Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews

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65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

– the new Rapid Rewards Priority Card from Chase comes with a 65,000 sign up bonus (after a massive $16,00 spend) and $149 annual fee but also $75 in credit towards any Southwest purchase – Cathay Pacific Business Class award space is now back to normal and their newly launched route to Seattle (with an […]

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in AirAsia

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Singapore Airlines adds more direct US flights, Expedia 10% off code, Aeroflot adds A350, JetBlue bullish on A220, Ethiopian Airlines African hegemony dreams, Booking busy HotelsCombined

Singapore Airlines adds more direct US flights, Expedia 10% off code, Aeroflot adds A350, JetBlue bullish on A220, Ethiopian Airlines African hegemony dreams, Booking busy HotelsCombined

– Singapore Airlines has announced to run their A350 ULR to Los Angeles (no surprise there) and add yet another San Francisco flight With this San Francisco will have four daily non-stops to Singapore. Sounds a little much but Los Angeles has way more than four daily Hong Kong departures. Currently Business Class saver awards […]

Posted on July 11, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines

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How to properly handle a mistake fare (and delays) for consumers and airlines alike, Ethiopian going big in Africa!

How to properly handle a mistake fare (and delays) for consumers and airlines alike, Ethiopian going big in Africa!

– British Airways is cancelling a ‘mistake fare’ from London to Tel Aviv and Dubai that was so expensive we never sent out deal alerts to subscribers British Airways has had fares around $300 Round Trip for both destinations for a few days. Given the competition in Europe this isn’t a great fare to begin […]

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in British Airways (BA)

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Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

– Ethiopian Airlines is cornering the West African aviation market and has added Guinea as a domestic and international hub The airline has its main hub in Addis Abeba but added West African hubs in the last 12 months on Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and expanded service form it’s Lome hub (Togo). Which country will be […]

Posted on February 7, 2018 by in Award Booking, Turkish Airlines Review

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Would you pay $233 for a loyalty program membership?, 14% off Expedia just today, new Point Breaks list tweaks, Africa has an open skies agreement now!

Would you pay $233 for a loyalty program membership?, 14% off Expedia just today, new Point Breaks list tweaks, Africa has an open skies agreement now!

– I went over to Fiji Airways Tabua Club yesterday and register for a loyalty account Loyalty program membership is typically free but some airline (liek Qantas) charge a small fee (usually waived if you have a coupon code). However Tabua Club charges FJD 499 (roughly US$233) for the privilege to be a member! That’s […]

Posted on January 26, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews

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Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

– Ethiopian Airline has formally announced flights from Abidjan, Ivory Coast to the USA (New York, Washington D.C.) this week We sent Premium Subscribers a smoking deal at $318 last week (that was bookable for about 24 hours) when this route launched in the GDS. Ethiopian has started a similar arrangement with Lome, Togo which […]

Posted on January 23, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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