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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia is launching a new visa regime for 49 countries. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years relaxed strict social codes. They stopped segregating men and women in public places and requiring women to wear all-covering black robes or abayas. How to apply Visas will be available online, with […]

Posted on October 1, 2019 by in Cheap Visas, Travel News

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Singapore Airlines to fold SilkAir, launches vroom hotel booking options, Air Belgiums second chance to make a first impression and Emirates’ dangerous games with pilot fatigue

Singapore Airlines to fold SilkAir, launches vroom hotel booking options, Air Belgiums second chance to make a first impression and Emirates’ dangerous games with pilot fatigue

– good news from Singapore Airlines – the Silkair brand will soon be folded into the ‘mainline’ Singapore Airlines brand The changes are part of a turnaround program that is already increasing profits for Singapore Airlines. Singapore Airlines also promises to install lie flat seats in the new 737 MAX Business Class that Silkair has […]

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

– an American Airlines plane in Hong Kong was briefly engulfed in a fire as a cargo loading equipment caught fire earlier today One injury is reported but the plane and passengers were amazingly not harmed. – I woke up to the smell of fire this morning – there are several huge fires raging just […]

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in Turkish Airlines Review

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BA all systems down, what’s behind fly.com, $40 off $80 at booking.com, Delta adds (NO?) fuel surcharges for Virgin Atlantic, Air Asia goes to Cambodia

BA all systems down, what’s behind fly.com, $40 off $80 at booking.com, Delta adds (NO?) fuel surcharges for Virgin Atlantic, Air Asia goes to Cambodia

– British Airways was ‘all systems down’ on Saturday and has slowly recovered since then Such a massive IT outage is a nightmare scenario but BA unions have fueled the fire with a direct blame for IT outsourcing. I find it hard to believe that a power outage in the Central London server rooms can […]

Posted on May 30, 2017 by in American Airlines

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Emirates – the end of a success story?, Air Canada drops Aeroplan, an ANA 787 in trouble, 30% off Starwood/ Marriott in Africa, Delta’s changes at LAX and it’s fleet, Ryanair to go big in Frankfurt & More

Emirates – the end of a success story?, Air Canada drops Aeroplan, an ANA 787 in trouble, 30% off Starwood/ Marriott in Africa, Delta’s changes at LAX and it’s fleet, Ryanair to go big in Frankfurt & More

– Emirates profits tumble for 2016 as the airline struggles with a fall in demand and it’s growing lack of competitiveness Emirates has failed to rejuvenate it’s aging fleet and has a much too higher cost factor (per mile) than the new generation f competitors in the gulf and other LCCs. I would not bet […]

Posted on May 12, 2017 by in Cheap flights

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Norwegian adds Singapore, credit scores are changing, Air Canada lost a wheel, Alaska Airlines gets an unwanted A321neo, US Bank Altitude gets some ‘altitude’

Norwegian adds Singapore, credit scores are changing, Air Canada lost a wheel, Alaska Airlines gets an unwanted A321neo,  US Bank Altitude gets some ‘altitude’

– Norwegian is launching London to Singapore later this year – directly competing with the many A380 Singapore Airlines runs between both cities Norwegian had trouble securing overflight rights over Russia – I guess for this route no Siberia flying is required – If this article is right – we will soon see major changes […]

Posted on April 20, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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