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Emirates President Sir Tim Clark to retire

Emirates President Sir Tim Clark to retire

Emirates Airline President Tim Clark will retire in June 2020, after 35-years at the airline, the company revealed Tuesday in an internal memo. Dubai International Airport has been the world’s busiest for international passengers since 2014 when it took the spot from London’s Heathrow airport. Emirates is also the biggest buyer of Airbus A380, the […]

Posted on December 24, 2019 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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Hungary’s Wizz Air launching a new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

Hungary’s Wizz Air launching a new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air is Eastern Europe’s biggest low-cost airline. They just announced a preliminary agreement with Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company to form a local carrier. Abu Dhabi will be the majority owner with a 51% stake in the airline. There is no official start date, however, the carrier should start flying in the second half […]

Posted on December 13, 2019 by in Frequent Flyer Programs, Low Cost Airlines, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Saudia Arabia forms blockade coalition against Qatar – major travel impact, United Airlines cuts Caracas flights

Saudia Arabia forms blockade coalition against Qatar – major travel impact, United Airlines cuts Caracas flights

– major news today as Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen have announced a blockade of Qatar land, air and sea routes Saudia Arabia and it’s affiliates have grown increasingly angered over the role Qatar has taken to position itself as a mediator between the many factions in the region. The […]

Posted on June 5, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

– Bloomberg has the scoop on the new electronics ban for flights from Middle Eastern countries to the US A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca […]

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

What are Carlson Travel Agent Rates? Like other major hotel brands and travel providers, Carlson is known for offering preferred lower rates to travel professionals, either for the agents to use for personal stays or so they can book on behalf of clients. The Carlson Look To Book site does more than just offer a discount, however. In […]

Posted on November 21, 2016 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Travel Agent Rate

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Indonesia to introduce visa-free travel incl. US citizens

Indonesia to introduce visa-free travel incl. US citizens

Indonesia has proposed legislation to make travel visa-free to 30 more nations. Indonesia currently provides visa-free travel to passport holders of several ASEAN countries as well as Morocco, Chile and Ecuador. From later this year, the following passport holders are supposed to get visa-free travel as well: – China – Japan – South Korea – […]

Posted on April 1, 2015 by in Cheap Visas, TOP Travel Destinations

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