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St. Helena airport opens, Virgin Atlantic recruits Delta planes, Emirates $1,500 off First Class, another Air Asia incident

St. Helena airport opens, Virgin Atlantic recruits Delta planes, Emirates $1,500 off First Class, another Air Asia incident

– remote St. Helena has finally gotten its first commercial flight after the long awaited opening of its airport Flights are operated by SA Airlink via Windhoek, Namibia. SA Airlink is a subsidiary of South African Airways ans redemption are generally hard or impossible using Star Alliance Mileage programs. – after snakes on a plane […]

Posted on October 16, 2017 by in AirAsia, Travel Deals

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Great Business Class fares from Dublin to the US, United.com eliminates Ethiopian Airlines, African Union passports, Hainan Airlines buying Alitalia?, Finnair and Alaska start frequent flyer partnership, Air Namibia gets DOT approval, what is the UN health agency up to?

Great Business Class fares from Dublin to the US, United.com eliminates Ethiopian Airlines, African Union passports, Hainan Airlines buying Alitalia?, Finnair and Alaska start frequent flyer partnership, Air Namibia gets DOT approval, what is the UN health agency up to?

– there are again great Business Class fares from Dublin to most major US airports starting at $1,345 RT – including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Honololu and more – United.com has once again (that seems to be a summerly phenomenon) eliminated Ethiopian Airlines from the award search engine This occurs regularly and the […]

Posted on May 22, 2017 by in Hainan Airlines, Travel Deals

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My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Understand This was my first time in Namibia – an enormous country twice the size of California and with just 2 million citizens. Namibia is located northwest of South Africa. It is a former German colony and still has many Germanic roots and signs, though English […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Qatar Business Class Review Doha (DOH) to Windhoek, Namibia (WDH) 787 and another visit to the Qatar Al Mourjan Business Lounge

Qatar Business Class Review Doha (DOH) to Windhoek, Namibia (WDH) 787 and another visit to the Qatar Al Mourjan Business Lounge

Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge Review At Doha Airport, I had a great lounge experience at Al Mourjan, with lots of sleep in one of the dedicated quiet rooms. I’ve reviewed this lounge before and found it to be almost perfect. It’s huge and luxurious, with plenty of features like a fully-equipped business center, games room and […]

Posted on January 22, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Qatar Airways

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The impossible AAdvantage award chart in Africa – or isn’t that bait and switch?

The impossible AAdvantage award chart in Africa – or isn’t that bait and switch?

AAdvantage still has one of the most competitive award charts out there. One area that I have always completely disregarded is Africa to Africa in economy class. The American Airlines AAdvantage partner award chart shows this as 10,000 one-way or 20,000 return: Now Africa is a big place and other frequent flier programs charge considerably […]

Posted on December 3, 2016 by in AAdvantage, United Mileage Plus

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Ultra-low Qatar Airways & Etihad Business Class fares, Turkish cuts frequencies, Ethiopian adds Namibia & easy United MileagePlus 1,000 miles Shopping portal bonus & 34,900 Flexperks points

Ultra-low Qatar Airways & Etihad Business Class fares, Turkish cuts frequencies, Ethiopian adds Namibia & easy United MileagePlus 1,000 miles Shopping portal bonus & 34,900 Flexperks points

– Qatar has put on the ‘travel festival‘ with fares as low as $1,249 RT from Helsinki to Tokyo – Qatar also has some ultra-low fares to Boston from Colombo, Sri Lanka again for just $1,116 RT – search directly on qatarairways.com – Etihad often has similar fares Business Class i.e. now often from Belgrad […]

Posted on August 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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