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Air Canada big in Romania, Virgin Atlantic keeps A330, world’s worst long-haul flight now from San Francisco, Priority Pass adds lounges at EWR, IAD, LAX

Air Canada big in Romania, Virgin Atlantic keeps A330, world’s worst long-haul flight now from San Francisco, Priority Pass adds lounges at EWR, IAD, LAX

– Air Canada’s Rouge is now flying to Romania’s capital Bucharest direct from Montreal and Toronto – Virgin Atlantic is keeping the Air Berlin A330’s for good (I reviewed Air Berlin Business Class last year) and is upgrading them by adding a Premium Economy section but keeping the (in my eyes better) Business Class seat […]

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in Air Canada

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Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

– I’m currently in Queenstown, New Zealand taking advantage of the Business Class award space that has opened up on Air New Zealand for ANY partner (Star Alliance or others). Air New Zealand does not have fuel surcharges so miles from a program that charges them are ‘more valuable’ for booking the airline. I used […]

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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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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Chase spending bonuses, Radisson adds second Lagos hotel, 6,000 Virgin Atlantic miles w car rental, 15% off any Turkish Airlines booking

Chase spending bonuses, Radisson adds second Lagos hotel,  6,000 Virgin Atlantic miles w car rental, 15% off any Turkish Airlines booking

– Chase is sending our emails with targeted spend offers on their co-branded cards – most offer one extra point per spend if you reach a certain threshold – not so exciting – Radisson has opened a second Lagos hotel on the booming mainland – I thought the Radisson Blu Anchorage Lagos (Review) was an […]

Posted on January 18, 2018 by in Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Travel Deals

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Eurowings lie-flat Business Class, United starts Tahiti flights, Iraqi airspace safe again?, Virgin Atlantic 787 troubles, Niki bankruptcy, Singapore Airlines new cabin A380 now in service

Eurowings lie-flat Business Class, United starts Tahiti flights, Iraqi airspace safe again?, Virgin Atlantic 787 troubles, Niki bankruptcy, Singapore Airlines new cabin A380 now in service

– Eurowings is apparently working on a lie-flat Business Class that looks very much like Air Berlin’s former Business Class cabin – amazing – United Airlines is starting seasonal, three times a week service to Papeete, Tahiti on their 787’s Tahiti is just a bit further than Hawaii but since it is in the Oceania […]

Posted on December 13, 2017 by in Hawaiian Airlines

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40% off second SPG night reservations, just $30 for many SPG hotels in China, LAX Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse joins Priority Pass, earn miles for offline shopping with

40% off second SPG night reservations, just $30 for many SPG hotels in China, LAX Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse joins Priority Pass, earn miles for offline shopping with

– SPG is currently offering 40% off the second night on many participating hotels if you pay with an American Express card Get to know SPG® with this special offer. Book two or more consecutive nights at any SPG®-participating hotels or resorts and receive 40% off every second night. Valid for stays through January 31, […]

Posted on November 19, 2017 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards

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Singapore orders 39 long haul planes from Boeing, United offers Star Alliance partner boarding passes via the app, 90,000 Virgin Atlantic credit card

Singapore orders 39 long haul planes from Boeing, United offers Star Alliance partner boarding passes via the app, 90,000 Virgin Atlantic credit card

– sad day for Airbus – Singapore Airlines placed firm orders for twenty 777-9 and 10 787-10 with Boeing Each Long-haul planes make between $75 million – $100 million in revenue per year – big numbers! – United now offers boarding passes in the mobile app for many Star Alliance partners – that’s great news […]

Posted on October 25, 2017 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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