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Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

– is this a new strategy for many airlines – order new aircraft in bulk and then sell most off them (ideally making a profit)? – Norwegian just sold five brand new A320neo this way – Chase has a new offer for the British Airways Visa card that now comes with $200 statement credit (it […]

Posted on November 3, 2018 by in British Airways (BA), Norwegian, Travel Deals

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American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

– American Express has re-launched the Premier Rewards Gold Card and made the (so far) boring card a little Platinum Card Gold Card Members will now enjoy four times the rewards when dining out or eating in, including: 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Restaurants 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Supermarkets (on up to […]

Posted on October 4, 2018 by in American Airlines, American Express

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awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

– American Express is sending put spend bonus offers for their Gold cards (Personal and Business) My offer is for 20,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points after $5k spend and another 10,000 bonus points after another $5k spend. I think this is a great offer. – Copa airline sis finally introducing a competitive lie-flat Business Class […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards

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Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

– battered Osaka’s Kansai airport has partially re-opened with transport links still mostly cut and just one Terminal operational – I actually thought they will make that work – but now Norwegian is dropping their (still relatively new) Singapore route Norwegians fleet plans seem a bit more in touch with reality lately: Norwegian is also […]

Posted on September 11, 2018 by in Norwegian

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Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

– you can now book domestic flights in Argentina on norwegian.com! The airline is servicing six destinations – Mendoza, Cordoba, Bariloche, Iguazu, Neuquen, Salta from on October 2018. Expect one-ways to price out at less than $50 – that’s often just a fraction of the competition. Argentina is quickly changing from a high cost, low […]

Posted on September 6, 2018 by in Norwegian

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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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Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

– Lufthansa is considering a bid for Norwegian as the cash crunch gets worse for the airline Norwegian posted a NOK2.2 billion ($269 million) operating loss in the first quarter equivalent to a minus 31% operating margin. The growing losses come as the airline expanded capacity by 36% in the same period, mainly on its […]

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Norwegian

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Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

– bad news for passengers in Australia/ New Zealand the (former) rivals Air New Zealand and Qantas will set up a codeshare agreement (read revenue share) Airfares and airport taxes are already sky high in the region – something that will only get worse. – one of Norwegian’s first routes to the US was Stockholm […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Qantas, Travel Deals

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impressive Vietjet results, IAG low-balls Norwegian, rare Chase backtracking on rewards, Etihad cancels orders, Sheraton Bamako opens

impressive Vietjet results, IAG low-balls Norwegian, rare Chase backtracking on rewards, Etihad cancels orders, Sheraton Bamako opens

– strong numbers from Vietnamese (and now Thai) LCC Vietjet which reported $60 million in quarterly profits on $600 million in revenue just for Q1! I quite liked Vietjet – though both their Saigon hub and increasingly their operations suffer from overcrowding (as it is the case with Air Asia). – IAG is apparently low-balling […]

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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