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Exclusivité : Air France devrait dévoiler une nouvelle cabine La Première de seulement 3 suites !
On se souvient (presque) comme si c’était hier de la montée en gamme d’Air France signée par Alexandre de Juniac. Le finalement controversé ex-Président-directeur général d’Air France – KLM, ancien Directeur général de IATA, l’Association internationale du transport aérien, avait à l’époque donné un sacré coup de pied dans la...
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Flexjet redéfinit les standards de l’aviation d’affaires !
Flexjet redéfinit les standards de l’aviation d’affaires ! Rencontre avec Mike Silvestro, Directeur général de Flexjet Entre Le Bourget et Maastricht : une expérience de haut vol à 10 000 mètres d’altitude Flexjet, l’un des leaders mondial de l’aviation privée, demeure un acteur à la pointe de l’industrie en offrant...
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À bord du Boeing 737 MAX d’Icelandair en Saga (Business)
Icelandair inaugure sa nouvelle ligne directe entre Reykjavik et Détroit À bord du Boeing 737 MAX d’Icelandair en Saga (Business) À la découverte du Saga Lounge de Reykjavik Le stopover d’Icelandair Depuis bientôt 10 ans, The Travelers Club a le plaisir de promouvoir Icelandair sur le marché français afin non...
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Icelandair inaugure sa nouvelle ligne directe entre Reykjavik et Détroit
Icelandair inaugure sa nouvelle ligne directe entre Reykjavik et Détroit À bord du Boeing 737 MAX d’Icelandair en Saga (Business) À la découverte du Saga Lounge de Reykjavik Le stopover d’Icelandair Icelandair, la compagnie aérienne islandaise, a récemment lancé son nouveau service saisonnier sans escale entre Reykjavik et Détroit. Cette...
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Complimentary Extra Seat For People of a Certain Size on Southwest Airlines
A complimentary extra seat for people of a certain size can be available aboard airplanes that are operated by Southwest Airlines — but it is not automatically assured, as the customer must first discuss his or her “seating needs” with a customer service agent of the airline. The following statement is...
Frequent Miler
IHG Chase Offer: Get 10% Back On $100+ in spend at any IHG property
There’s a new IHG Chase Offer available for people who’ve been targeted. It’s valid at properties worldwide and can be used on up to $570 in spend. The Deal Get 10% back when spending $100+ on an IHG stay with a targeted Chase Offer. $57 maximum cash back Key Terms...
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
The State of Hong Kong Airlines in 2023
An overview of what to expect when flying with Hong Kong Airlines in 2023, including discussions on the airline's overall strategy. The post The State of Hong Kong Airlines in 2023 appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
AUSTRALIAN AIRLINES: Minister slams Virgin Australia and Qantas for worst on time performance in a year
In the past few months it has been the Minister being smashed by the Opposition, Airlines and the media for her dithering and poorly explained decision to refuse additional landing rights for Qatar Airways. Looks like she is hitting back. For the first time, Catherine King, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport,...
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Family Bought $10K in Disney Vacation Gift Cards; Learned They’re No Good at Disney Parks
Going on a Disney vacation is EXPENSIVE. As in, “just getting into the park” can be well over $100 per person per day. So people look for discounts as much…
Frequent Miler
Amex adds family language to Marriott Bonvoy cards
The Amex “family language” disease continues to spread. The latest casualty is the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy card. As per the new offer terms, you may not be eligible to receive the welcome offer on the Bevy if you have or have had that card or the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card....
View from the Wing
14 Empty Seats: How A Passenger’s Plea For Legroom Was Rejected By American Airlines
As a kid I loved moving to an empty center aisle row in back when flying to Australia. But now that airlines sell specific seats for more money, including extra legroom seats, the rules are more complicated. One American Airlines passenger found out that just because there are open seats,...
Points With a Crew
Activate your Chase Freedom Q1 2024 5% Bonus Categories
The 1st quarter of 2024 is coming up shortly, and we just received news of Chase Freedom Q1 2024 Bonus. To those who do not know, Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Flex cards get quarterly rotating bonus categories. When you use your Chase Freedom or Chase Freedom Flex during these...
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JetBlue Offers Free Peacock Streaming for TrueBlue Members
Airlines occasionally offer special deals to passengers onboard their planes, such as extra miles for signing up for their co-branded credit card. For example, you used to be able to…
Miles To Memories
Save 10% at Select IHG Brands with Bank of America and Chase Offers
Chase, Bank of America and other banks are offering a 10% discount on select IHG brands. The post Save 10% at Select IHG Brands with Bank of America and Chase Offers appeared first on Miles to Memories.
One Mile at a Time
The Best Complimentary Airport Lounge Spa Treatments
The quality of airport lounges can vary hugely, depending on where in the world you are, who can access the lounge, etc. Airlines and lounge operators try to find all kinds of ways to differentiate their lounge experience, and one of those ways is with complimentary spa treatments for guests.
View from the Wing
Westin Invented Heavenly Hotel Sleep, Now They’re Changing The Product
Westin Hotels revolutionized the industry with its "Heavenly Bed" marketing. People genuinely bought into their claim to being better in bed. Guests chose the brand for their beds, and bought the beds and bedding for their homes. And other hotel chains were forced to up their game...
Frequent Miler
(Update: Most tickets cancelled) Business class to Europe from 13,500 miles one way!
Update 12/21/23: Well, sometimes when it seems too good to be true, it is. Flying Blue has been cancelling numerous award tickets that were purchased during this unadvertised sale. The airline is blaming the pricing on a “technical glitch.” It sounds like folks who have Flying Blue Gold status or...
Live and Let’s Fly
Family Refuses To Give Up Toddler’s Seat For Disabled Man…And They Were Justified
If you buy a seat you are entitled to keep it, even if the seat is theoretically an extra one or not necessary. A family was not in the wrong for refusing to give up their toddler’s seat to a disabled man and the flight attendant should have backed off...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Female Passenger Sexually Assaulted On United Flight After Crew Member Repeatedly Served Perpetrator Double Shots of Vodka
A 51-year-old frequent flyer is suing United Airlines after she was sexually assaulted by her seatmate on a three-and-a-half-hour flight from Orlando to Denver last October. The victim says United is partially responsible because a flight attendant repeatedly served the perpetrator double servings of vodka and orange. In a lawsuit...
Miles To Memories
Free Heineken Beer and Grocery Savings
Heineken has launched a promotion that gets you free beer and grocery savings. The post Free Heineken Beer and Grocery Savings appeared first on Miles to Memories.
View from the Wing
Is Delta Air Lines Exaggerating The Success Of Its American Express Credit Cards?
Before the pandemic the American Airlines co-brand portfolio had the largest charge volume, but American, United and Delta were all over $100 billion annually. In June Delta Air Lines made big news claiming to have broken away from the pack reporting that "approaching 1% of U.S. GDP" in charge volume on...
Live from a Lounge
HDFC Bank to change transfer ratios for 3 Conversion Partners effective January 15, 2024 [Minor Devaluation]
HDFC Bank's most premium credit card customers will see a minor devaluation of the value of their points if they like to transfer them over to partner programmes next month. Here are the details. The post HDFC Bank to change transfer ratios for 3 Conversion Partners effective January 15, 2024...
Wild About Travel
One Amazing Travel Year: Countless Stories across 23 Countries, 60 Cities
Two main themes explain my 2023 travel adventures. The first was a massively serious checking-off bucket list of places and activities including a first visit to the Isle of Man and Malta, the White Cliffs of Dover, Canterbury Cathedral, Michalenegos’ Last Supper, and multiple museums. riding several heritage railways, seeing...
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Petition Underway to Rename Airport Terminal for Senator Dianne Feinstein
In recent years, names of well-known establishments have changed thanks to, essentially, the highest bidder. Case in point, the Orlando Magic’s home, Amway Center, just changed to the Kia Center…
One Mile at a Time
Review: Cathay Pacific The Pier First Class Lounge Hong Kong Airport (HKG)
Duringmy long journey to Abu Dhabi, I had the chance to check out several lounges at Hong Kong Airport, including both of Cathay Pacific’s first class lounges. In this installment I wanted to review Cathay Pacific’s The Pier First Class Lounge, and then in a separate installment I’ll review Cathay...
Frequent Miler
Wyndham Rewards Promo: Earn 7,500 bonus points with one stay before 12/31 (targeted?)
Wyndham Rewards has launched a new promotion that runs through the end of the year and awards members 7,500 on their next stay (must checkout no later than 1/1/24). Nick received an e-mail about this offer yesterday and the terms seem to indicate that you must receive an invitation in...
Miles To Memories
DOT Looking at Deceptive Practices in Airline Frequent Flyer Programs
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) want to look into frequent flyer programs for potential deceptive or unfair practices, as reported by Reuters. The post DOT Looking at Deceptive Practices in Airline Frequent Flyer Programs appeared first on Miles to Memories.
One Mile at a Time
Amazing: Chase Freedom Unlimited Double Rewards Bonus
Link: Apply now for the Chase Freedom Unlimited
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Paris – New York avec Norse en Premium
Norse prend ses quartiers à Paris ! Rencontre avec Bjørn Tore Larsen, le Président-directeur général de Norse Paris – New York avec Norse en Premium Le 26 mars 2023, Norse inaugurait la nouvelle escale de son réseau et déployait son Dreamliner sur l’axe Paris – New York. Ce vol, en présence...
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Qatar Airways dévoile son nouveau salon Al Mourjan « The Garden »
Les voyageurs habitués à fréquenter Hamad International Airport sont sans doute coutumiers du superbe salon Business offert par Qatar Airways à ses passagers haute contribution : le Al Murjan. L’excellence des produits au sol disponibles à Doha est telle que les passagers First (et/ou membres Platinum encartés au Privilege Club qui voyage en classe Affaires) ont quant à eux...
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Coup d’État au Soudan : des avions en feu sur le tarmac à Khartoum
Les forces paramilitaires de Mohamed Hamdane Daglo ont annoncé avoir pris le contrôle de l’aéroport et du palais présidentiel de la capitale soudanaise. En réponse, l’armée régulière dirigée par le général Abdel Fattah al-Burhane a affirmé avoir mené des raids aériens pour riposter à cette prise de contrôle : aujourd’hui,...
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La Business de JetBlue à moins de 1400 EUR !
Que la concurrence est rude sur l’axe transatlantique et nombreuses sont les compagnies aériennes qui souhaitent récupérer une part du large gâteau. Si JetBlue débarque en France dans les prochaines semaines, la compagnie aérienne est déjà bien implantée au Royaume-Uni avec des vols au départ de Londres Heathrow et Londres...
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Qatar Airways reçoit son premier Boeing 737 MAX 8
Afin de poursuivre le développement de ses opérations sur son marché régional notamment, Qatar Airways se devait d’augmenter la taille de sa flotte de monocouloirs. Avec une arrivée retardée de ses Airbus A321neo et la livraison différée de ses Boeing 737 MAX 10, la compagnie aérienne basée à Doha a...
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Le Royaume-Uni interdit les publicités trompeuses d’Etihad sur l’aviation durable
C’est un coup dur pour Etihad Airways qui vient de se voir retoquée par l’autorité de régulation de la publicité au Royaume-Uni pour ses campagnes publicitaires portant sur l’aviation durable jugées trompeuses. Le Royaume-Uni interdit les publicités vertes d’Etihad Airways. L’Autorité de Régulation de la Publicité au Royaume-Uni vient de...
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Qatar Airways s’envolera vers Toulouse dès la mi-juillet
Nous savions depuis le mois dernier et les annonces de Son Excellence Akbar Al Baker au salon ITB à Berlin que Qatar Airways entendait renforcer sa présence en France. Si l’hexagone a toujours été un marché d’importance pour la compagnie aérienne basée à Doha, cette dernière ne desservait plus que...
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Hong Kong, Chine, Taïwan… la restrictive Asie s’est (enfin) détendue !
Comme la pandémie a été longue ! L’Asie, à quelques rares exceptions, a été lente à rouvrir ses portes aux visiteurs du monde entier. Si certaines destinations, à l’instar de la Thaïlande ou même de Singapour ont jugé nécessaire d’accueillir tôt les touristes, la Chine continentale, Hong Kong mais aussi...