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Hainan 25% sale, IAG’s aggressive growth, United predicts strong demand, TAP scaling up operations, the risks of flying…

Hainan 25% sale, IAG’s aggressive growth, United predicts strong demand, TAP scaling up operations, the risks of flying…

– Hainan Airlines (which has a number of new routes to the US West Coast) is running a 25% off sale for their 25th anniversary – IAG’s LEVEL subsidiary (my Review) has plans to scale up quickly to 30 planes and push for new route growth – United sees strong demand for their product in […]

Posted on March 14, 2018 by in Hainan Airlines, Travel Deals

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Emirates to add basic Economy fares?, are engine fires a common occurrence?, widespread Hyatt Gift Card Fraud

Emirates to add basic Economy fares?, are engine fires a common occurrence?, widespread Hyatt Gift Card Fraud

– Emirates is considering a budget Economy fare – they should! Consumers are complaining about small seat pitches and extra charges but if you tell them upfront it will cost extra AND provide super low fares they will love it. – Etihad and Ukraine International Airlines are dropping their loyalty partnership – are engine fires […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Rapid Rewards

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Trivago makes money now, car rental companies in trouble, China Airlines pushes A350, Ethiopian Airlines and many European airlines in trouble, Cathay Pacific numbers

Trivago makes money now, car rental companies in trouble, China Airlines pushes A350, Ethiopian Airlines and many European airlines in trouble, Cathay Pacific numbers

– Trivago is now turning a profit – but the Expedia subsidiary continues to rely on huge performance marketing spending equaling 90% of revenues – and while we all thought the economy is doing well – car rental companies aren’t happy – China Airlines has put more A350 capacity in the Taipei to San Francisco […]

Posted on May 16, 2017 by in China Airlines Review

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Lufthansa & Etihad to merge?, new Centurion lounge, 50k Chase United card, a Cheap way to New Zealand, Cathay cutting further, 3,000 bonus points per Marriott stay & more

Lufthansa & Etihad to merge?, new Centurion lounge, 50k Chase United card, a Cheap way to New Zealand, Cathay cutting further, 3,000 bonus points per Marriott stay & more

– after speculation over Lufthansa’s merger with Air Berlin the newest set of speculations is that Etihad and the Lufthansa Group would merge outright This is a bold speculation but would make a lot of sense for everyone involved. Lufthansa would consolidate the European operations as they have done very successfully with formerly ailing Swissair, […]

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in Lufthansa Miles and More, Travel Deals

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