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French airline XL Airways suspends flights

French airline XL Airways suspends flights

XL Airways have announced that the airline so far has been unable to get an investor. As a result, XL will temporarily suspend its operations, as it tries to sort out the situation. What happened to XL Airways? XL Airways France was founded in 1995. They were first known as ‘Star Airlines’ until 2006. They […]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by in Travel News

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The InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort opens

The InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort opens

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has just opened its latest property, the InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort, on the 1st of September 2019. Situated on the picturesque Maamunagau Island, at the southern tip of Raa Atoll, the InterContinental Maldives is surrounded by a stunning natural lagoon in the Indian Ocean. This new resort sits in one […]

Posted on September 3, 2019 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews, IHG Rewards Club, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Wyndham 15,000 points with two stays, new Indian Ocean airline alliance?, Starlux Airlines orders plenty of A350, new Radisson Panama, new Intercontinental Colombo

Wyndham 15,000 points with two stays, new Indian Ocean airline alliance?, Starlux Airlines orders plenty of A350, new Radisson Panama, new Intercontinental Colombo

– Wyndham and Masterpass are back with another promotion that can get you 15,000 Wyndham Rewards points if you pay with MasterPass The idea is simple – find a cheap property (Wyndham owns such luxurious brands like Super 8 or Travelodge and pay for it with your Masterpass. Then use the points at a nice […]

Posted on July 17, 2018 by in Air India

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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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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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Cathay Pacific Business Class Review Johannesburg (JNB) to Hong Kong (HKG) and Shongololo Lounge Review

Cathay Pacific Business Class Review Johannesburg (JNB) to Hong Kong (HKG) and Shongololo Lounge Review

Cathay Pacific has had a long-standing service to and from South African’s largest city and I was curious to try out the long flight over the Indian Ocean to Hong Kong. The flight does not feature a first class anymore, but is run in a three-cabin configuration (economy, premium economy and business). It now features the new […]

Posted on February 18, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews

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Ethiopian adds Madagascar, incredible Egypt to Asia Qatar Airways Business Class fares, Shanghai – US just $1,566 RT in Business Class & great Business Class deals

Ethiopian adds Madagascar, incredible Egypt to Asia Qatar Airways Business Class fares, Shanghai – US just $1,566 RT in Business Class & great Business Class deals

– Ethiopian is quietly adding Antanarivo, Madagascar (TNR) after recently adding Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport in Moroni, Comoros which is also in the Indian Ocean Service is planned three times a week and starts March 28th, 2017. – Qatar has plenty of those awesome Business Class fares to Asia left – they also work […]

Posted on December 31, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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