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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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new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

– while Jetblue has a great product it does not have (as) extensive codesharing with other airlines and has trouble competing with ULCCs – now the company is getting into a major cost cutting effort – Delta is running an interesting promotion that gives you 50% more miles on all partner activities Registration is required […]

Posted on July 23, 2018 by in IHG Rewards Club, Jetblue TrueBlue

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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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Qantas’ tired pilots, British Airways axes Luanda, IHG to add 2,000 hotel beds in this country…

Qantas’ tired pilots, British Airways axes Luanda, IHG to add 2,000 hotel beds in this country…

– Qantas is having a tough time re-adjusting pilot schedules for their new Perth-London route which is significantly longer than Perth- Dubai – British Airways is dropping service to Luanda, Angola It is rather surprising that this service existed for so long after the oil price crash killed most investment and travel to Luanda a […]

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in Qantas, 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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Qantas wants better planes, TAP starting US service from the Azores?, new Krisflyer ‘appilities’, Lufthansa reigns in Brussels, Alaska Airlines credit card $100 statement credit

Qantas wants better planes, TAP starting US service from the Azores?, new Krisflyer ‘appilities’, Lufthansa reigns in Brussels, Alaska Airlines credit card $100 statement credit

– Qantas is telling Boeing and Airbus in stark terms what they want – more range – TAP is planning an Azores service to the US (as Air Acores does) It is short enough to fly on a narrow-body plane (with good ETOPS certification). – Lufthansa is kicking out the Brussels Airlines management after their […]

Posted on February 6, 2018 by in Qantas, Travel Deals

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