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Singapore Airlines brings back direct Singapore to Newark (don’t book it!), BA 50% off award sale, new Radisson Blu Phu Quoc

Singapore Airlines brings back direct Singapore to Newark (don’t book it!), BA 50% off award sale, new Radisson Blu Phu Quoc

– Singapore Airlines is bringing back the non-stop service between Singapore and Newark on a new A350 ULR (Ultra Long Range) The Singapore to Newark flight is just of range for most aircraft right now and the airline will just have 170 passengers on board. Talk about long and thin! I found the Business Class […]

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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Alaska Mileage Plan to add Aer Lingus?, Executive Club to go revenue based, new IHG cards coming, simple ask AMEX for the best credit card offer, 80,000 points for switching health insurance

Alaska Mileage Plan to add Aer Lingus?, Executive Club to go revenue based, new IHG cards coming, simple ask AMEX for the best credit card offer, 80,000 points for switching health insurance

– Aer Lingus is BA’s newest expansion vehicle to the US and the IAG company is planning a new route to Seattle from Dublin and a partnership (incl. a frequent flyer partnership) with Alaska Airlines – rumors are abound that British Airways Executive Club is following Flying Blue and Miles & More to use revenue […]

Posted on March 26, 2018 by in Best Rate Guarantee

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New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

– my favorite neighborhood in Seoul is Hongdae and it’s finally getting a new chain hotel – look out for the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae – Hanoi is loosing its backpacker charm with yet another upscale hotel addition (after the new Intercontinental Hanoi) with the Four Seasons Hanoi Hoan Kiem Lake – if you […]

Posted on November 30, 2017 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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flyDubai’s new Business Class, Emirates new First Class and B787 orders, LATAM to add Tel Aviv, ThankYou points and Ultimate Rewards add partners and 2,500 bonus MR for Alaska purchases

flyDubai’s new Business Class, Emirates new First Class and B787 orders, LATAM to add Tel Aviv, ThankYou points and Ultimate Rewards add partners and 2,500 bonus MR for Alaska purchases

– flyDubai’s new 737MAX are getting the cool JetBlue Mint seat configuration – yeah! – Emirates has started the Dubai Air show with a bang – showing off their new First Class Suites AND ordering Boeing 787 en mass (instead of the much expected A380 orders) – LATAM is planning to add Tel Aviv as […]

Posted on November 13, 2017 by in ThankYou Points, Travel Deals

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Cheap Business Class from Pakistan, Iran to US, cheap Philippine Airlines Business Class, Fastjet Mozambique launches, Flying Blue and Avios to be revenue based for earning and redeeming soon?

Cheap Business Class from Pakistan, Iran to US, cheap Philippine Airlines Business Class, Fastjet Mozambique launches, Flying Blue and Avios to be revenue based for earning and redeeming soon?

– the Gulf carriers have some great fares from Lahore, Pakistan and Teheran, Iran to the US East Coast starting at $1,432 Round Trip Those are obviously not an easy visa option for US Passport holders but Pakistan offers rather hassle free tourist visa for a $199 fee. – Philippine Airlines now has the direct […]

Posted on November 6, 2017 by in Cheap flights

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China Eastern Business Class sale, ‘free’ Southwest companion pass, 4,500 Avios just for signing up, Qatar QSuite retro-fit schedule, Iberia adds San Francisco

China Eastern Business Class sale, ‘free’ Southwest companion pass, 4,500 Avios just for signing up, Qatar QSuite retro-fit schedule, Iberia adds San Francisco

– China Eastern is in love with Cebu with yet another Business Class sale, this time to Europe from Cebu starting at $1,094 Round Trip. The fares book into J and I (both earn plenty on most Skyteam programs). You can Open Jaw the return to another destination with price increases (we tried CRK). The […]

Posted on October 20, 2017 by in Qatar Airways, Southwest Rapid Rewards

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the worlds most avoidable air disaster?, Double Krisflyer miles, COPA adds second SFO flight, 30,000 GOL Smiles miles for $129, Ethiopian adds Conakry

the worlds most avoidable air disaster?, Double Krisflyer miles, COPA adds second SFO flight, 30,000 GOL Smiles miles for $129, Ethiopian adds Conakry

– more details are emerging from yesterday’s crash in Colombia – there is a whole web of stories about the airline’s backers and it seems the plane was never equipped to fly that far and ran out of fuel – if true this would one of the most avoidable air disasters in recent history – […]

Posted on December 1, 2016 by in Cheap flights

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United’s ‘Spirit moment’ with United Basic Economy, Iberia Plus/ Avios 25% transfer bonus, Citi ThankYou Hilton transfer bonus

United’s ‘Spirit moment’ with United Basic Economy, Iberia Plus/ Avios 25% transfer bonus, Citi ThankYou Hilton transfer bonus

– United has it’s own ‘Spirit Moment’ with the introduction of United Basic Economy fares that DO NOT allow carry-on bags The exact process is still fuzzy but United plans to board Basic Economy through boarding group 5. If you are in those late boarding groups overhead space is full anyways (right now). However instead […]

Posted on November 16, 2016 by in Hilton Honors, Hilton Hotels, Travel Deals

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Get 100,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Business Platinum Card from American Express

Get 100,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points with The Business Platinum Card from American Express

Learn more about the 100,000 Business Platinum Card from American Express. The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express American Express has seriously improved the American Express Business Platinum as of October 2016. Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $5,000 and an extra 50,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on […]

Posted on October 7, 2016 by in American Express Membership Rewards

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