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Aigle Azur delayed liquidation, thousands of passengers stranded

Aigle Azur delayed liquidation, thousands of passengers stranded

Privately held Aigle Azur was put under bankruptcy protection on September 2nd and eventually had to halt operations. Both Air France and EasyJet have expressed an interest in putting in rescue offers for Aigle Azur. The decision to liquidate Aigle Azur Last week 14 bids were received and one bidder soon withdrew. The Commercial Court […]

Posted on September 17, 2019 by in Award Booking, Travel Deals, Travel News

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$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

– surprisingly there are still reports about people able to book the amazing $580 US – Asia (we informed subscribers a few minutes after it became bookable) Business Class Round Trip that Hong Kong Airlines published yesterday Does that mean it will be honored? We shall see… – apparently Qatar Airways has opened up more […]

Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Review Tokyo (HND) to Bangkok (BKK), 777 SKY SUITES Herringbone (Zodiac Layout) and Sakura Lounge Tokyo Review

Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Review Tokyo (HND) to Bangkok (BKK), 777 SKY SUITES Herringbone (Zodiac Layout) and Sakura Lounge Tokyo Review

After my more than satisfying flight from San Francisco, I was looking forward to spending another six hours on Japan Airlines Business Class to Bangkok. Check in at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport was crowded at around 8AM but the business class line was short. However, it took the check-in agent a good 20 minutes to get […]

Posted on July 18, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Japan Airlines

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Now two 25% AMEX Transfer Bonuses, Etihad looses another $1.5B, fantastic cell phone plans from Sprint

Now two 25% AMEX Transfer Bonuses, Etihad looses another $1.5B, fantastic cell phone plans from Sprint

– the American Express Membership Rewards transfer bonus promotion for Flying Blue ends today and Hawaiian Airlines is next in line where you can now transfer with a 25% bonus I wish the 25% bonus transfers to Delta would come back now that the airline has devalued their loyalty program so much. – no Etihad […]

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, 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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WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

– no joke WOW Air is about no announce flights to New Delhi, India – and yes there is a good reason for having flights to Asia seemingly Mogensen is seeking a counter-cyclical hub outside Iceland to redeploy WOW Air’s excess capacity during the slower winter season. At the time, he declined to comment on […]

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

– Barclays is out with an improved offer for the JetBlue Business card worth 40,000 points The points are worth about $600 in airfare (to be used on JetBlue only). Good deal! Keep in mind that annual fee of $99 is not waived! – Go Air is suing IndiGo COO Prock-Schauer who has a colorful […]

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue

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Turkish and Emirates bouncing back, new Uber Express Pool, five new Hilton airport hotels, Uber’s flying cars ambitions still alive

Turkish and Emirates bouncing back, new Uber Express Pool, five new Hilton airport hotels, Uber’s flying cars ambitions still alive

– Turkish and Emirates are both seeing much improved revenues and profits for Q3/2017 in a much expected rebound – you’d think there are enough airport hotels already but Hilton is announcing five more in Boston, Los Angeles, Nashville and Toronto – Uber is introducing Express Pool as a way to compete better for people’s […]

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

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120,000 Marriott Rewards card, Radisson Bali Uluwatu to open, OTA’s now control 99% of hotel inventory!, Emirates new First Class and 30,000 Aeromexico bonus credit card

120,000 Marriott Rewards card, Radisson Bali Uluwatu to open, OTA’s now control 99% of hotel inventory!, Emirates new First Class and 30,000 Aeromexico bonus credit card

– Chase now offers the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card with 120,000 bonus points That’s a solid increase from the usual 80,000 offer, however (unlike the Business version) this card falls under the dreaded 5/24 rules with Chase. – the Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu is about to open in January 2018 It looks gorgeous! – […]

Posted on November 8, 2017 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards

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