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Emirates Flying Again and Introducing Some Changes

Emirates Flying Again and Introducing Some Changes

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. We first saw almost all airlines cutting back on flights or completely stopping all service two months ago. As the pandemic started […]

Posted on May 19, 2020 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Frequent Flyer Programs, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Originally I was booked in Turkish Airlines’ direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul but the airline decided to cancel my flight two weeks before departure and re-book me into a flight a day later which would have made my onward connection impossible. So I called United and they re-booked me after some back and […]

Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Lufthansa Miles and More, Turkish Airlines Review

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Hilton Hanoi Opera Review

Hilton Hanoi Opera Review

The Hilton Hanoi Opera is located in the most posh neighborhood of Hanoi – right behind the Opera House. The building is really old though and the entrance of the hotel is hidden in a back alley for some reason. Rates are usually around $250 for weeknights and half that for weekend nights. Check-in was […]

Posted on November 16, 2016 by in Hilton Honors, Hotel Reviews

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Dragonair Review Hong Kong (HKG) to Phnom Penh (PNH) A330

Dragonair Review Hong Kong (HKG) to Phnom Penh (PNH) A330

Dragonair is to Cathay Pacific in Asia what Eurowings is to Lufthansa in Europe – it’s the way Cathay competes with the low-cost competition. The airline is part of Oneworld, so unlike SilkAir (which is not part of Star Alliance) but like SA Airlink, which is a Star Alliance affiliate. Dragonair gets its equipment from old Cathay planes […]

Posted on November 9, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa has enough flights to/from Athens to justify their own Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens (though Star Alliance partner Aegean has the main Aegean Business Class Lounge Athens next door). With my Star Alliance Gold status and the Aegean (Economy Class) ticket in hand the agent greeted me and just stamped my boarding pass for Fast […]

Posted on August 8, 2015 by in ThankYou Points, Things to Do (City Guides), Travel Deals

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Airfare Deal – from Seattle to Bangalore, India $1,154 on Lufthansa

Airfare Deal – from Seattle to Bangalore, India $1,154 on Lufthansa

Direct link for airfare Seattle to Bengaluru, India $1,154 get $11.54 in Orbucks Departure from: Seattle (SEA) Destination: Bengaluru (Bangalore) (BLR) Stops: Frankfurt Airline(s): Lufthansa Sample dates: Apr 7 – Apr 23 Total miles flown: 19,388 miles Fare class: K (no miles on most Star Alliance programs, 25% on Miles & More) Cost per mile […]

Posted on March 18, 2014 by in Lufthansa Miles and More

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Airfare Deal – from Vancouver to Frankfurt $816

Airfare Deal – from Vancouver to Frankfurt $816

Direct link for airfare Vancouver to Frankfurt $816, get $8.16 in Orbucks Departure from: Vancouver (YVR) Destination: Frankfurt (FRA) Stops: No Airline(s): Condor Sample dates: Jun 16 – Jun 21 Total miles flown: 10,014 miles Fare class: E Cost per mile flown (as lower the better): 8.1 Visa required: No Direct link for airfare Vancouver […]

Posted on March 13, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Airfare Deal – from Los Angeles to Kuwait $885

Airfare Deal – from Los Angeles to Kuwait $885

Direct link for airfare Los Angeles to Kuwait $885, get $8.85 in Orbucks Departure from: Los Angeles (LAX) Destination: Kuwait (KWI) Stops: various Toronto, Frankfurt, Istanbul Airline(s): Air Canada Sample dates: Nov 12- Nov 19 Total miles flown: 17,216 miles Fare class: K Cost per mile flown (as lower the better): 5.1 Visa required: Yes […]

Posted on March 12, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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SriLankan Airlines will join oneworld on May 1st

SriLankan Airlines will join oneworld on May 1st

SriLankan Airlines officially announced that it will join oneworld airline alliance on May 1st, becoming first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to become part of any global airline alliance. Why does this matter? SriLankan Airlines introduces several new options to get to the Maldives and has a number of flights from Colombo (capital of Sri […]

Posted on March 12, 2014 by in Sri Lankan

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