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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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Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

– Air France/KLM Flying Blue has changed their award booking prices (there was no award chart before either) – biggest surprise Air France First Class seems now bookable by any Flying Blue member (elite status was required before) Airports with low fuel surcharges such as Hong Kong and Sao Paulo come out at 320,000 miles […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Air France

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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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Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

South African Airways Voyager members have had their share of massive devaluations over the past. Awards on South African Airways generally require A LOT of miles and incur high fuel surcharges (partner awards are not much better). However South African Airways Voyager runs semi-frequent  ‘JourneyBlitz’ promotions from time to time and the award rates are […]

Posted on May 26, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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Uber scuttles self driving car operations, Asia Miles makes changes to earning and redeeming miles, South African Express flights grounded

Uber scuttles self driving car operations, Asia Miles makes changes to earning and redeeming miles, South African Express flights grounded

– the NTSB has some preliminary findings about the fatal crash an Uber self-driving car was involved in Much of the report has been previously reported, including the fact that Uber had disabled the Volvo XC90’s factory settings for emergency braking and other driver assist features. And there is no mention of the vehicle’s software […]

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Uber

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United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United has been busy behind the scenes for almost two years in renovating its huge United Club that’s just after security at the San Francisco International Terminal. Polaris branding came along in the meantime and the re-opening had been delayed for quite some time. It finally happened about a week ago and Oscar Munoz officially […]

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

– Lufthansa Miles & More has now integrated most Star Alliance partners into their online flight booking tool The new interface has been done with German precision and is very fast (though only allows a six day view). Also you will need to have status or at least 7,000 miles in your account to access […]

Posted on December 9, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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