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$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

– surprisingly there are still reports about people able to book the amazing $580 US – Asia (we informed subscribers a few minutes after it became bookable) Business Class Round Trip that Hong Kong Airlines published yesterday Does that mean it will be honored? We shall see… – apparently Qatar Airways has opened up more […]

Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

– the new Rapid Rewards Priority Card from Chase comes with a 65,000 sign up bonus (after a massive $16,00 spend) and $149 annual fee but also $75 in credit towards any Southwest purchase – Cathay Pacific Business Class award space is now back to normal and their newly launched route to Seattle (with an […]

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in AirAsia

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Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE Review (777-300) San Francisco (SFO) to Tokyo (HND) and SFO Centurion, Sakura and Air France-KLM Lounge Reviews

Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE Review (777-300) San Francisco (SFO) to Tokyo (HND) and SFO Centurion, Sakura and Air France-KLM Lounge Reviews

While I have been on Japan Airlines a number of times (e.g. in economy from Tokyo to San Francisco), it has been a long time since I have flown them in business class. This changed last week with my flight from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) in business class on the SKY SUITE product. Japan […]

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

– Spotify is back with their ‘summer offer’ perfect for lots of offline listening until late August and offers a three month subscription for $9.99 for any cancelled account before April 15th 2018 – the month of May seems to be the time to tinker with award charts (before everyone is off for summer holidays) […]

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United has been busy behind the scenes for almost two years in renovating its huge United Club that’s just after security at the San Francisco International Terminal. Polaris branding came along in the meantime and the re-opening had been delayed for quite some time. It finally happened about a week ago and Oscar Munoz officially […]

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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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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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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Qatar appeases US airlines, Virgin now uses airberlin A330s, Citi 50,000 AA card, how much did Niki Lauda really pay?, easyjet on a roll in Berlin

Qatar appeases US airlines, Virgin now uses airberlin A330s, Citi 50,000 AA card, how much did Niki Lauda really pay?, easyjet on a roll in Berlin

– Qatar has successfully appeased the major US Airlines consortium All they had to do was to promise to have audited statements in a few years from now. The Qatari owners seem to be contend with wrapping up investments over the next two years anyways and will require the airline to make money. Qatar is […]

Posted on January 31, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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