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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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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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Escape Lounge Oakland (OAK) Review

Escape Lounge Oakland (OAK) Review

The Escape Lounge at Oakland Airport (OAK) is located behind security, just opposite Gate 9 – often Norwegian’s favorite gate for their flight to Stockholm. I arrived at Oakland Airport at 10 AM for my Boutique Air flight and it was deserted, with nobody waiting at security. There were several attendants busy serving drinks and […]

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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20% off hotels.com?!, Norwegian actually about to launch domestic Argentina operations, United gets some old planes (that’s news)

20% off hotels.com?!, Norwegian actually about to launch domestic Argentina operations, United gets some old planes (that’s news)

– hotels.com and Capital One have launched at 20% off deal if you pay with a Capital One Venture card This sounds like a good deal but in reality you can get this already (if not more) for many hotels. You can just apply coupon TAKE10FEB18 for 10% off many hotels at hotels.com. Orbitz offers […]

Posted on January 30, 2018 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

– IHG has been changing the Best Rate Guarantee and instead of a free night you can now earn 5x the points When you book directly with us, we promise you’ll always get the lowest price online. If you find a better price somewhere else, we’ll match it and give you five times the IHG® […]

Posted on January 10, 2018 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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Etihad’s Swiss’ affiliate declares bankruptcy, Singapore Airliens changes fare classes and fees, Ryanair caves in to unions, Norwegian taking over the world Part XIV

Etihad’s Swiss’ affiliate declares bankruptcy, Singapore Airliens changes fare classes and fees, Ryanair caves in to unions, Norwegian taking over the world Part XIV

– Etihad’s disastrous string of failed equity investments keeps growing – this time it is Darwin Regional Airline in Switzerland that is declaring bankruptcy – Singapore Airlines is changing fare structures I wouldn’t worry too much about them. More worryingly is that they are the increasing the award (change) fees. Some fees go up quite […]

Posted on December 15, 2017 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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