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WOW Air to return in October

WOW Air to return in October

WOW Air, the Icelandic budget airline that went bankrupt in March, will be back in business in October. The airline’s first scheduled air route will be between Reykjavík and Washington D.C. This was confirmed by Michele Ballarin, the chairman of the American aviation company USAerospace Associates. What happened in March? The Icelandic budget airline went […]

Posted on September 8, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Russian pilots hailed as heroes after saving 241 passengers

Russian pilots hailed as heroes after saving 241 passengers

A Russian Ural Airlines Airbus A321 made an emergency landing in a cornfield outside Moscow’s  Zhukovsky International Airport on Thursday after hitting a flock of birds during take-off, causing both engines to malfunction, according to the airline. What happened? Two pilots, Captain Damir Yusupov, and First Officer Gregory Murzin executed a truly miraculous landing. After take-off, […]

Posted on August 15, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Cheap flights

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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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Virgin Atlantic Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to London (LHR) 787

Virgin Atlantic Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to London (LHR) 787

Virgin Atlantic started to add a second daily San Francisco (SFO) service to London on their new 787 after they got delivered. Unfortunately, the decision for the Rolls-Royce engines hasn’t been too lucky, with them coming in for lengthy maintenance much before it was expected. My flight the day before this had been canceled but […]

Posted on October 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Alaska Mileage Plan adds Singapore Airlines, great Amex offers incl. 10,000 Membership Rewards points on Virgin Atlantic, 100,000 AMEX Hilton Surpass offer, so many new airline routes…

Alaska Mileage Plan adds Singapore Airlines, great Amex offers incl. 10,000 Membership Rewards points on Virgin Atlantic, 100,000 AMEX Hilton Surpass offer, so many new airline routes…

– Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has been adding Singapore Airlines as their latest partner – not surprising giving the new footprint in Los Angeles and San Francisco that Alaska has due to the acquisition of Virgin America There is no redemption chart yet but the earnings chart has been released. – American Express is back […]

Posted on September 1, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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WOW $55 one-ways to Europe, topbonus changes redemptions, United adds Singapore 787 service from LA, Qatar to start Ugandan affiliate?, Citibank loose Hilton cards

WOW $55 one-ways to Europe, topbonus changes redemptions, United adds Singapore 787 service from LA, Qatar to start Ugandan affiliate?, Citibank loose Hilton cards

– Wow Air is making good on their 30% Birthday discount on their already super low one-way fares – it’s now just $55 one-way to go to Europe Search a bit on Google Flights or WOW air’s website to find the deals we saw them for SFO, LAX, MIA and YYZ (Toronto) to various destinations […]

Posted on June 1, 2017 by in Hilton Honors, Hilton Hotels

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Are the business class cheap tickets Europe to Asia the beginning of a new airline pricing paradigm?, direct flights from Houston to Angola!, IHG on the march in Middle East and Africa

Are the business class cheap tickets Europe to Asia the beginning of a new airline pricing paradigm?, direct flights from Houston to Angola!, IHG on the march in Middle East and Africa

– if you live in Europe and are somewhat flexible with airports in the region – the deals to Bangkok in Business Class are spectacular! Qatar Airways is my favorite product and its cheap from Venice and Stockholm and Gotenburg. However KLM has matched that from Amsterdam now. What is interesting is that for many […]

Posted on May 2, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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$99 fares to/from Mexico City, 30,000 AA Bonus miles, $50 off Tripadvisor hotels, 10% off Qatar flights, 1,000 Aeroplan miles and exciting new airline routes

$99 fares to/from Mexico City, 30,000 AA Bonus miles, $50 off Tripadvisor hotels, 10% off Qatar flights, 1,000 Aeroplan miles and exciting new airline routes

– American Airlines offers 30,000 bonus miles when you travel frequently to Australia and New Zealand – Mexican LCC Volaris offers many $99 fares (one-way) for their new, major US expansion – TripAdvisor gives you $50 if you book a hotel for more than $150 on their app – Qatar Airways has a 10% off […]

Posted on October 21, 2016 by in Cheap flights

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WOW – Los Angeles (LAX) – Shanghai (PVG) $348 RT with Sichuan Airlines

WOW – Los Angeles (LAX) – Shanghai (PVG) $348 RT with Sichuan Airlines

Airfares to Asia have been coming down for months now due to mostly Chinese airlines deploying capacity on US routes. Sichuan Airlines now has lots of dates for Los Angeles to Shanghai (via Chengdu) for $368. We saw it in Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan. This POTENTIALLY earns 100% with China Southern Airlines frequent flyer program. The fares comes […]

Posted on October 14, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Mistake Fares

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