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Alitalia: EU Commision to investigate possible breaking of state aid rules

It’s been a long time since I’ve written about Aliatlia and the dire straits it continues to find itself in. So it’s not surprising that the EU... Read More

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Don’t Miss Out On Your Chance To Win 10,500 Avios! (Reminder)

Good morning! Just a quick reminder that you’ve only got until Friday (27th April 2018), if you want to try and win 10,500 Avios (or £100 to spend on what... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i (new colour scheme)

It’s Sunday again, and once again it’s time for some more airplane art. This week we have a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i climbing out of Chicago O’Hare... Read More

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Miles & More Adds Online Award Booking for Cathay Pacific, Air Dolomiti and Air Malta

Recently, Lufthansa‘s Miles & More frequent flyer scheme expanded its online booking tool for award travel, by adding the ability to book redemption tickets on... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Don’t forget! £50 Long Haul Discount on British Airways for Exec Club Members

It’s been noted by  a few blogs and posts, but British Airways is offering £50 off on long haul tickets – for its Executive Club Members. British... Read More

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How to Fly Etihad First Class for ~£700(!), Business Class for ~£500

I posted yesterday about how it is currently possible to buy American AAdvantage Miles for ~1p each, via SPG. You’re rarely going to come off too badly buying... Read More

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Again?!?! Groupon Returns With Yet Another Avios Sale

Consider me confused… One week since the last Groupon offer, which sold out almost immediately, Groupon is back yet again. The offer, as always, comes from the... Read More

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25% Discount At No1 Lounges + Earn Norwegian CashPoints On Top!

You can currently save 25% when you book access to No1 Lounges via Norwegian Reward – and you can earn 25 Norwegian CashPoints on top! To get the discount, you... Read More

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£50 Off British Airways Flights!

If you’re looking to save some cash on your next long haul flight, British Airways is offering a helping hand this weekend. All you have to do is sign into your BA... Read More

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It’s Back: 6000 VIRGIN MILES WITH AVIS CAR HIRE

If you are looking to pick up some more Virgin Flying Club miles, their current car rental promotion with Avis may be of interest. You can earn 6,000 bonus miles for car... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
The Rebel Aero S:two and Joy – A different approach to seating

Rebel Aero has been an interesting company since it won the Crystal Cabin Award for Passenger Comfort Hardware and it’s for its unique seat in 2016. How have... Read More

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How to Earn Cashback When Buying Starpoints

I didn’t expect to see the promotion again pre-merger, but I was thrilled to read Joe’s post on the return of the 35% off promotion when buying Starpoints.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Austrian Airlines to change its livery

Austrian Airlines is seemingly following its owners group, and is adapting its livery and tail for 2018 and beyond. Firstly – here’s the new paintwork The... Read More

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How to Buy American AAdvantage Miles for Just ~1p Each…

American AAdvantage Miles aren’t as valuable as they once were, but they can still offer excellent value  – if you can get hold of them cheaply/easily... Read More

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Discounted Starpoints Are Back! – Save 35% (Could Be The Last Chance…)

Starwood Preferred Guest is back again offering discounted Starpoints! Purchase 5,000 or more, and you will save 35% compared to the normal price.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: FlyBe Birmingham-Hamburg and return

It’s time for another Snanpshot – this time looking at FlyBe between Birmingham and Hamburg. As the flights were similar in the air, I’ve merged these... Read More

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Radisson Rewards is Selling Points With a 75% Bonus

Buying points can sometimes be a good way to book discounted hotel rooms. So it’s worth taking a look whenever points are sold at a discount. The latest offer... Read More

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New Hilton Promo is Live – Register Now!

We’re taking a (brief!) break from the wall-to-wall Marriott/SPG analysis here at InsideFlyer today, to let you know that registration is now live for the latest... Read More

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Which Hotels Will Be In Which Categories In The New Marriott / SPG Programme?

We’ll be continuing to dig through the rest of the details for a little while, but one thing we’re all very interested to see, is which hotels will be... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Something every airline needs? The ReTrolley

Recycling is tuning into a bigger and bigger subject these days – especially when we look at recycling on a plane – where it’s sometimes difficult to... Read More

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What Will Elite Status Be Like in the New Marriott Rewards?

Now that the terms of the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest have been announced, we can start to speculate about how the new combined programme... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: The wonders of US Immigration – Springing into Chicago

Springing to Chicago – The wonders of US Immigration Here we go… again (in more ways than one) Off to Heathrow Terminal 3 Oneworld Lounges (Cathay Pacific... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AA87 London Heathrow T3 to Chicago O’Hare International (Main Cabin Extra) – Springing to Chicago

Springing to Chicago – AA87 London Heathrow T3 to Chicago O’Hare International (Main Cabin Extra) Here we go… again (in more ways than one) Off to... Read More

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(BREAKING) SPG Gold from Amex Plat = PLATINUM in the New Marriott Programme Until the End of the Year!

The always excellent Rob/Raffles over at HFP has just confirmed something very interesting in the comments there: If you currently have Marriott Rewards Gold status... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Also an Airline, but also other things? Joon presents…

At the Passenger Experience Conference 2018, there was one interesting highlight in the conference programme. And it involves an airline that at Economy Class and... Read More

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40% Etihad Sale + Boosted Cashback

To ‘celebrate’ Man City winning the Premiership, chief-sponsor Etihad has announced a ‘flash sale’ offering 40% off flights from the UK. You... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways opens a new lounge at Rome (Fiumicino)

British Airways is working through its lounge collection – this time opening a new lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport. According to the airline, it’s a... Read More

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What is the Short-Term Impact of the Merger for SPG Elite Members?

That strange sound you heard last night was probably a sigh of relief, as Marriott announced the terms of the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest.... Read More

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(LIVE UPDATES) What are the Changes to Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest?

Ladies and gentlemen – it’s time to find out if the new Marriott Rewards / SPG reality matches the rumours! I’ll be updating this post live as details... Read More

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Will You Be Watching The Big Marriott / SPG Announcement Tonight? Live On Facebook From 21:30 (UK Time!)

Just a quick heads-up that the latest Marriott Rewards / Starwood Preferred Guest intrigue should be put to bed later today, with Marriott due to make an official... Read More

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Hilton Honors Brings Back Double Points Promotion for May to August

After disappointing many big spenders with its January to April promotion, Hilton Honors has decided to return to its simple “Double Points” promotion. The... Read More