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Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

– Singapore Airlines Krisflyer has launched Krispay and new app that allows you to spend Krisflyer miles at a selected number of merchants (so far mostly in Singapore). I quite like the idea to have miles available to spend on food (not just flights and hotels) brings this loyalty currency much closer to the goal […]

Posted on July 27, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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T-Mobile free roaming to get even better, will Chase Sapphire cards ever make money (for the issuer)?, airplanes in trouble this weekend

T-Mobile free roaming to get even better, will Chase Sapphire cards ever make money (for the issuer)?, airplanes in trouble this weekend

– T-Mobile is matching the new Sprint roaming plans and is expanding the list of covered countries to 210 effective July 22nd, 2018! Ethiopia is still missing from the list but I couldn’t find a country I’ll travel to in the next 12 months that isn’t listed. Formerly missing Madagascar, Nigeria, Maldives and Congo are […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Aeroplan, Airline Reviews

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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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AirBnB takes you for a drive in Japan, RwandaAir’s closing in on US service, Wizzair close to base in Tel Aviv, whaaat Sheraton’s will get a ‘Coffee Bar Bar’

AirBnB takes you for a drive in Japan, RwandaAir’s closing in on US service, Wizzair close to base in Tel Aviv, whaaat Sheraton’s will get a ‘Coffee Bar Bar’

– self policing works – well at least in the case of AirBnB Japan has a new law that comes into effect and requires hosts to register and be licensed. Fair enough. But AirBnB just dropped 80% of their rentals in the country and cancelled all the reservations with it. If you have a trip […]

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

Ethiopian secures yet another African hub, Niki Lauda does it again, Frontier, Spirit and United’s growing capacity

– Ethiopian Airline has formally announced flights from Abidjan, Ivory Coast to the USA (New York, Washington D.C.) this week We sent Premium Subscribers a smoking deal at $318 last week (that was bookable for about 24 hours) when this route launched in the GDS. Ethiopian has started a similar arrangement with Lome, Togo which […]

Posted on January 23, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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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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Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

– Scoot is coming to Berlin (from Singapore) in 2018 – a great win after the airport lost lost of flights with the Air Berlin insolvency – Iberia still has the 25% award sale running – from the East Coast to Europe this can be a good deal (and reasonable fuel surcharges) – El Al […]

Posted on January 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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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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