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Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced it will launch regular flights to Vancouver, Canada in a statement posted on the Public Disclosure Platform on Tuesday. Turkish Airlines was founded in 1933 with five aircraft in its fleet. Now they have over 340 aircraft, including passenger and cargo planes. Last year, the company carried 75.2 […]

Posted on October 16, 2019 by in Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News, Turkish Airlines Review

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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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New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

– my favorite neighborhood in Seoul is Hongdae and it’s finally getting a new chain hotel – look out for the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae – Hanoi is loosing its backpacker charm with yet another upscale hotel addition (after the new Intercontinental Hanoi) with the Four Seasons Hanoi Hoan Kiem Lake – if you […]

Posted on November 30, 2017 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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Our favorite cheap Business and Economy flight deals for today

Our favorite cheap Business and Economy flight deals for today

– while it isn’t easy to get visas for Turkey right now, the country has grown up in low-cost aviation with Pegasus (Review), AtlasGlobal (Review), Onur Air (Review) and Turkish Airlines subsidiary AnadoluJet locked in a price war Take this example – after a recent Pegasus sale, Turkish Airlines matched flights from Erzincan in Turkey’s […]

Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Cheap flights, Travel Deals

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LATAM Business fares to Bogota, great ANA fares to Kuala Lumpur, 20% off Marriott Gift Cards, Turkish Airlines loosing customers, Turkish Airlines free hotel stopover coming?, 1 billion miles given away by accident?

LATAM Business fares to Bogota, great ANA fares to Kuala Lumpur, 20% off Marriott Gift Cards, Turkish Airlines loosing customers, Turkish Airlines free hotel stopover coming?, 1 billion miles given away by accident?

– LATAM and Avianca/TACA have good fares staring at $834 from Los Angeles to Bogota – several options to route on their respective 787 long-haul equipment – ANA/United have great last-minute fares from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur for just $446 Round Trip – starting now (1PM EDT) Daily Getaways have Marriott Gift Cards at […]

Posted on May 4, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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Crazy – Bangkok ends street food!, Abuja airport re-opens, Qatar and Emirates see drop US passengers, Delta’s stealth devaluation, what happened in Ouagadougou today?

Crazy – Bangkok ends street food!, Abuja airport re-opens, Qatar and Emirates see drop US passengers, Delta’s stealth devaluation, what happened in Ouagadougou today?

– Crazy – Bangkok prohibits street food stalls all over the city In the capital, which is internationally recognised for its street food, famous locations such as Chinatown/Yaowarat and Khao San Road would be cleared of vendors in a bid to beautify Bangkok. A month after the city was named the finest street food destination […]

Posted on April 18, 2017 by in Travel Agent Rate

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Avoid Turkish Airlines, Oman Air adds Nairobi, Aeroplan’s amazing award rules, world’s most expensive cities

Avoid Turkish Airlines, Oman Air adds Nairobi, Aeroplan’s amazing award rules, world’s most expensive cities

– Turkish Airlines keeps changing the terms and conditions of the 4x status miles promotion After all the drama, the endless cancellations and rude staff I’d suggest to divest from Turkish Airlines if you can. I for my part have decided to avoid Turkish Airlines as much as I can in the future, despite their […]

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Award Booking, Travel Deals

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