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Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

– Lufthansa is considering a bid for Norwegian as the cash crunch gets worse for the airline Norwegian posted a NOK2.2 billion ($269 million) operating loss in the first quarter equivalent to a minus 31% operating margin. The growing losses come as the airline expanded capacity by 36% in the same period, mainly on its […]

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Norwegian

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Norwegian now plans South Pole routes!, Skyteam opens new lounges, Chase Sapphire Reserve updates

Norwegian now plans South Pole routes!, Skyteam opens new lounges, Chase Sapphire Reserve updates

– Norwegian is clearly the daredevil entrepreneur of modern aviation – read this! Norwegian Air Argentina (DN, Buenos Aires Aeroparque) is planning to exercise its route authority for regular passenger flights between Buenos Aires Ezeiza and Perth Int’l, Australia. According to The West Australian newspaper, the nascent budget carrier would use Perth as a stop […]

Posted on February 28, 2018 by in Lounge Reviews

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Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

After deplaning from my prior Saudia flight from Kochi, I followed the rather flimsy signs towards transit. An overly sleepy single attendant manned the security checkpoint and mentioned that he expected just four (!) other transit passengers within the hour. Not a busy day then! Riyadh Airport has two terminals that are interconnected behind security with […]

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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5% off US to India Etihad flights , American Express members now can use Senator lounges in Munich, XL Airways $300 fares to Reunion

5% off US to India Etihad flights , American Express members now can use Senator lounges in Munich, XL Airways $300 fares to Reunion

– Etihad has a 5% off code for flights on their metal from the US to India – use code DIWALI17 and enjoy Diwali – American Express Platinum card members now have access to the Munich Senator lounges when flying Lufthansa, Swiss, or Austrian in any class of service If you are a Centurion card […]

Posted on September 20, 2017 by in American Express, Travel Deals

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Qantas First Class Lounge Melbourne Review

Qantas First Class Lounge Melbourne Review

Qantas runs a surprisingly large operation at the smallish Melbourne Airport. Qantas has flights to Los Angeles and Asia on an A380, as well as several flights with codeshare partner Emirates. The company runs a dedicated first class lounge (similar to what you may have seen at Los Angeles Airport). The lounge occupies the upper […]

Posted on August 20, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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Singapore Airlines First Class Review Singapore (SIN) to San Francisco (SFO) via Hong Kong (HKG) SQ2 777-300ER

Singapore Airlines First Class Review Singapore (SIN) to San Francisco (SFO) via Hong Kong (HKG) SQ2 777-300ER

After arriving in Singapore on my flight from Moscow, I noticed that I needed a few items from my checked luggage. I was hoping this could be easily solved at the Singapore Airlines First Class Lounge (The Private Room) so I headed straight there. To my surprise, it wasn’t an easy request; there was a lot of […]

Posted on April 6, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Krisflyer, Singapore Airlines

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My Favorite Flights and Award Redemptions for 2017

My Favorite Flights and Award Redemptions for 2017

The year of 2017 is already two months old, but the following list is brand new and hopefully inspiring! You can also look back to My Favorite Awards of 2016 – many of which I did redeem miles for last year. Aeroplan Awards to Europe using Turkish Airlines or Swiss in Business Class Turkish Airlines Business […]

Posted on February 28, 2017 by in Award Booking

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Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

– Etihad and Lufthansa already agreed ‘mini-merger‘ goes much further than people think – Etihad will relocate into the sacred halls of Lufthansa in Munich and Frankfurt and the companies will work together in a number of areas – if that’s no preparation for a merger – what is? – RwandAir’s First Airbus A330-200 is […]

Posted on February 2, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals

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Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

After taking Etihad Business Class San Francisco flights twice recently, I was curious to how the Etihad First Class version from Abu Dhabi would play out. After our visit to the Etihad First Class Lounge we were looking forward to some sleep. However, in between the lounge and the plane is the dreaded pre-clearance to clear US […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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