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How to properly handle a mistake fare (and delays) for consumers and airlines alike, Ethiopian going big in Africa!

How to properly handle a mistake fare (and delays) for consumers and airlines alike, Ethiopian going big in Africa!

– British Airways is cancelling a ‘mistake fare’ from London to Tel Aviv and Dubai that was so expensive we never sent out deal alerts to subscribers British Airways has had fares around $300 Round Trip for both destinations for a few days. Given the competition in Europe this isn’t a great fare to begin […]

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in British Airways (BA)

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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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New electronics ban from Europe?, Alaska Airlines buy miles 40% bonus, Air France in trouble over Bogota takeoffs, South African to expand transcon flights?, Nigerian Naira to float finally?

New electronics ban from Europe?, Alaska Airlines buy miles 40% bonus, Air France in trouble over Bogota takeoffs, South African to expand transcon flights?, Nigerian Naira to float finally?

– the electronics ban that was implemented for Middle Eastern departure may soon be extended to Europe – Alaska Airlines has another 40% bonus sales when you are buying miles – Air France is under investigation because their A340 took much more than allotted runway when taking off in Bogota’s thin air (were they overloaded?) […]

Posted on April 25, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Understand Zambia is a huge country that is sparsely populated; I’m not so sure I would call it a country. It’s an area of conservative Christians with a tribal culture, but which has very little association with the country; it seems people here could just be from Zimbabwe, […]

Posted on February 9, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Protea Hotel Livingstone, Victoria Falls Review

Protea Hotel Livingstone, Victoria Falls Review

The Marriott Protea Hotel Livingstone near Victoria Falls in Zambia is located outside of Livingstone town, on the road leading to the famous waterfall. The hotel is an open two-story compound between the road and the train tracks. This may sound loud, but road traffic and the few daily trains really add no noise. Check-in was friendly […]

Posted on February 8, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews

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Taking the Bus in Zambia Review from Lusaka to Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Taking the Bus in Zambia Review from Lusaka to Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Although you can fly between Zambia’s capital of Lusaka and Livingstone, which is near the Zimbabwe border, domestic flight prices are sky-high and most one-ways price out at $250. There’s no real domestic airline in Zambia, so the Lusaka to Livingstone runs are done by small planes. For this trip, I chose to instead take the bus […]

Posted on February 6, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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