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You can now redeem Alaska Miles on Singapore Airlines!

You can now redeem Alaska Miles on Singapore Airlines!

Alaska and Singapore Airlines started their partnership in 2017 but until now you could not book Alaska miles on Singapore Airlines. Now, they have announced an upgrade to their partnership. Alaska miles on Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines award chart is now live on Alaska’s website. You will need the following mileage amounts: Within Asia Southeast […]

Posted on October 10, 2019 by in Alaska Airlines, Alaska Mileage Plan, Krisflyer, Travel Deals, Travel News

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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 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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Singapore Airlines adds more direct US flights, Expedia 10% off code, Aeroflot adds A350, JetBlue bullish on A220, Ethiopian Airlines African hegemony dreams, Booking busy HotelsCombined

Singapore Airlines adds more direct US flights, Expedia 10% off code, Aeroflot adds A350, JetBlue bullish on A220, Ethiopian Airlines African hegemony dreams, Booking busy HotelsCombined

– Singapore Airlines has announced to run their A350 ULR to Los Angeles (no surprise there) and add yet another San Francisco flight With this San Francisco will have four daily non-stops to Singapore. Sounds a little much but Los Angeles has way more than four daily Hong Kong departures. Currently Business Class saver awards […]

Posted on July 11, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines

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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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AMEX Platinum adds Saks credit (enrollment required), Tripsta in the doldrums?, United drops Los Angeles to Singapore service

AMEX Platinum adds Saks credit (enrollment required), Tripsta in the doldrums?, United drops Los Angeles to Singapore service

– American Express opened up that rather odd double $50 statement credit for Saks purchases early – you can enroll your card now (HT MtM) – Tripsta which has been aggressive in discounting tickets through Momondo has suspended operations amid a spat with the Travelport GDS Existing tickets should be fine but watch this space. […]

Posted on July 1, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Things to Do (City Guides)

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Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, India’s Vistara to add international destinations, Air Belgium planning US flights, new sleeping facilities at Abu Dhabi airport

– Lufthansa is considering a bid for Norwegian as the cash crunch gets worse for the airline Norwegian posted a NOK2.2 billion ($269 million) operating loss in the first quarter equivalent to a minus 31% operating margin. The growing losses come as the airline expanded capacity by 36% in the same period, mainly on its […]

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Norwegian

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Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

– Air France/KLM Flying Blue has changed their award booking prices (there was no award chart before either) – biggest surprise Air France First Class seems now bookable by any Flying Blue member (elite status was required before) Airports with low fuel surcharges such as Hong Kong and Sao Paulo come out at 320,000 miles […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Air France

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