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Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

– I always wondered why Norwegian left the German market to Eurowings and never attempted to start flights from Europe’s biggest economy to the US One reason may have been the high departure taxes (but that is true for the UK too) but now Primera is eating their lunch and adding flights on their narrow-body […]

Posted on September 4, 2018 by in Norwegian

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Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

– here is a good summary of all the myriad of airline stakes Ethiopian Airlines has accumulated, Chad is the newest one the airline is bidding for – there is so little competition and such strong demand from Australia’s and New Zealand’s economy that Qantas and Air New Zealand report record profits Qantas may soon […]

Posted on August 25, 2018 by in Qantas

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Virgin consolidates loyalty currencies, Delta 24,000 award sale to Europe, Getaround’s massive funding, Air Canada gets a sweet deal for Aeroplan, the dangerous fault that could down a 777

Virgin consolidates loyalty currencies, Delta 24,000 award sale to Europe, Getaround’s massive funding, Air Canada gets a sweet deal for Aeroplan, the dangerous fault that could down a 777

– Virgin is copying the structure of Avios and is moving their loyalty program to a new entity that will issues/ regulate transfers for a Virgin-wide currency I certainly like that approach – the transferability of Avios (and they different different charts for each program) are a clear win for consumers. – Delta keeps surprising […]

Posted on August 22, 2018 by in Air Canada

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My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan – Understand Tokyo needs no introduction. This massive metropolis stands for the rise of Japan from World War Two to one of the richest nations on earth. Tokyo is where the money is invested into mind-boggling infrastructure and skyscrapers. The city is home to more than 13 […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

– Air France/KLM Flying Blue has changed their award booking prices (there was no award chart before either) – biggest surprise Air France First Class seems now bookable by any Flying Blue member (elite status was required before) Airports with low fuel surcharges such as Hong Kong and Sao Paulo come out at 320,000 miles […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Air France

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Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

South African Airways Voyager members have had their share of massive devaluations over the past. Awards on South African Airways generally require A LOT of miles and incur high fuel surcharges (partner awards are not much better). However South African Airways Voyager runs semi-frequent  ‘JourneyBlitz’ promotions from time to time and the award rates are […]

Posted on May 26, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

– Barclays is out with an improved offer for the JetBlue Business card worth 40,000 points The points are worth about $600 in airfare (to be used on JetBlue only). Good deal! Keep in mind that annual fee of $99 is not waived! – Go Air is suing IndiGo COO Prock-Schauer who has a colorful […]

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue

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Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

– Ethiopian Airline has formally announced flights from Abidjan, Ivory Coast to the USA (New York, Washington D.C.) this week We sent Premium Subscribers a smoking deal at $318 last week (that was bookable for about 24 hours) when this route launched in the GDS. Ethiopian has started a similar arrangement with Lome, Togo which […]

Posted on January 23, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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