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Economy Class & Beyond
Aer Lingus adds Seattle to its network

Aer Lingus’s North American expansion continues, with the airline plans announced to operate to Seattle in Washington State. Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 departing... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
This Weekend Only! Book Central London Hotel Rooms from £119 for Stays Until April 2018

Park Plaza – part of the Club Carlson chain – has announced a flash sale running this weekend, with decent rates for their eight hotels located in London.... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
5 Reasons Why You Need To Start Using Zeek

As something of a bargain hunter, I’m always trying to chip a bit extra off (or get a bit more back from) my online purchases. My principal method for this is the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Dubai Air Show – More orders trickle through… including SCAT Airlines…

It’s the last day of the Dubai Air Show, and there has been a few orders trickling through on the final day. Boeing Let’s start with the one that’s got... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Cathay Pacific selects Gogo for inflight Wireless services – More 2Ku on the way!

It’s slipped out – but it seems that Gogo will be helping Cathay Pacific in the air by providing them in-flight wireless Internet services. Cathay Pacific... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Earn Double Points From World of Hyatt Until the End of 2017

When Hyatt Gold Passport became “World of Hyatt” earlier this year, I expected that Hyatt management would want to ensure its success by running lucrative... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Christmas Double Avios at the Avios eStore

I do like the Avios eStore. When all else fails and (i.e. there’s no cashback available), it’s my preferred route for getting a solid rebate on my online... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Dubai Air Show: The big orders roll out for Airbus and Boeing

Well it seems both Airbus and Boeing have rolled out the big guns on the last day of the Dubai Air Show, with both announcing massive orders. Airbus Airbus were first... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Today only – TopCashback EXISTING member bonus of £3 (315 Avios)

As part of our campaign to keep delivering incentives to existing members of TopCashback, we’ve managed to snare another nice little bonus. Register via this link,... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
30% Off Train Fares with the Virgin Red App

We’ve written about the loyalty app ‘Virgin Red’ before on InsideFlyer, but it’s well worth keeping an eye on as new offers get added all the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
How to travel Eurostar from London to Paris/Brussels for £45 return

Nick recently posted on how a special Eurostar deal for groups enabled you to buy tickets from St Pancras to Paris, Brussels, Lille or Calais for a bargain... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Dubai Air Show: Airbus finally gets a bite – Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

Well, Airbus left it rather late in the Dubai Air Show to get something for its efforts – but it seems it’s paid off with a Memorandum of... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
500 Tesco Clubcard Points (1,200 Avios / £15 Uber Credit) + Now TV for £12.50

Tesco is currently offering a pretty good deal on various Now TV boxes, with 500 bonus Clubcard Points and a £7.50 discount. There are a few different options to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Check Your Amex Accounts for British Airways Discounts!

Forum use Endian76 just posted about a new British Airways American Express offer that had appeared on their BA Premium Plus account, offering £100 back when... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Dubai Air Show: EgyptAir selects Bombardier CSeries!

Well, after a little teasing last night, it seems Bombardiers C Series programme has snagged a customer, with EgyptAir signing a Letter of Intent to purchase for up to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Sneaky Singapore KrisFlyer Miles Devaluation!

I just got an email from Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer that included a brief reference to a new devaluation to the Star Alliance partner award chart that will be... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Dubai Air Show – Busy for Boeing, quiet for everyone else

The Dubai Air Show is on …. and normally, I’d be doing my usual digest. Except – as some of you know, I’m a little bit pre-occupied at the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
A massive 21 Avios per £1 spent at Toys R Us and Lego – and more!

This week really is an opportune time to do your Christmas shopping for those lovely little ones in your life. It’s “Toy Week” at TopCashback, and... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Tempted by My Case Study? Here are the Current Terms for a Turkish Airlines Status Match

I recently wrote a couple of posts, providing a case study in how a status match from Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles resulted in a complete shift in my main... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
DOUBLE points for all airline spend with American Express

While we have no reservations in recommending the Amex Gold card as one of the top “travel hack” credit cards out there, it definitely used to be better. For... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
BA/Iberia Boss Willie Walsh Casts Doubts on the Future of Airline Alliances

IAG ( the parent company of BA / Iberia /Aer Lingus / Etc) CEO Willie Walsh is one of the biggest characters in commercial aviation and although we might not always... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – United Airlines Boeing 757-200 at Manchester Airport

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, landing early in the morning at Manchester Airport is a United Airlines Boeing 757-200... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Tonight Only! 1,000 More Free Marriott Rewards Points (or 333 Starpoints)

It’s Sunday evening yet again, so another 1,000 free Marriott Rewards points are on offer. Here is this week’s question… All you have to do is reply... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Creating photo books with Saal Digital

Full Disclosure: Saal Digtial provided a £20 voucher to aid the production of the photo book in this review. The authors opinions remain their own, and not... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Yet Another Example of How IHG Rewards Club Might Have the WORST Customer Service

A good measure of the quality of an airline or hotel chain ISN’T when everything goes right – although that certainly helps – it is how that company... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Double Virgin Flying Club Miles on your Christmas Shopping

In what I’m sure will be the first of many similar promotions from other companies in the run up to the festive season, Virgin Atlantic’s ‘Shops... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
A Case Study in How a Status Match Impacts on Loyalty (Part Two)

A few days ago, I started explaining how a status match led me, over the period of a few years, to completely switch my loyalty away from British Airways Executive Club.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Remembrance Day

As is tradition on this day, in the United Kingdom, we mark Remembrance day  – a time when the nation comes to remember their dead from conflicts past. On the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
“Dynamic Pricing” is Coming to Avios. Should We Be Worried?

Only the most obsessed miles and points collector or blogger can be bothered to sit through investor presentations from the major airlines and hotel chains. But luckily... Read More

Miles from Blighty
My first encounter with the new security for flights to the US

New Security arrangements came in yesterday for flights to the US. Read about my first encounter with them. The post My first encounter with the new security for flights... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
A celebratory trip to Chicago – To Manchester Airport and the British Airways Terraces Lounge

To Manchester Airport and the British Airways Terraces Lounge A celebratory trip to Chicago Contents: So, Chicago eh. That’s really different. Take the National... Read More