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Economy Class & Beyond
Boeing’s first 777X takes flight

After a delay due to weather, the first Boeing 777X – a Boeing 777-9 took off on its maiden flight today. Boeing 777X – 777-9 Landing at Boeing Field –... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
A Modelling Day Out – BA481  Barcelona El Prat to London Heathrow (CLUB EUROPE)

BA481  Barcelona El Prat Terminal 1 to London Heathrow Terminal 3 A Modelling Day Out In this madcap day out Like I need an excuse to fly for a day out. (I blame my... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Kung Hei Fat Choi – entering the year of the Rat

Another lunar cycle has passed and as such, we now enter the Year of the Rat – or a new Chinese New Year. The Lesser spotted Lion Dancing Bull (Bullring,... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Which Frequent Flyer Programmes Allow You to Pool Miles with Family Members?

If you are interested in miles and points, you probably follow more than one blogger who focuses on the subject.  The major UK websites are well known to most of... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
How Can Seatspy Easily Help You Bag A Super Reward Flight

Seatspy is similiar to Reward Flight Finder but it monitors reward flight availability for both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Currently, all alerts are free but... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Review: Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers

InsideFlyer Germany Editor, Steffen, was recently in Ho Chi Minh City and decided to check out the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers – here are his thoughts about... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Cathay Pacific and Air China Offer Free Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

With concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus continuing to spread, Cathay Pacific and Air China have both introduced cancellation waivers for flights involving mainland... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Air France Launches Domestic Business Class Service

One of the oddities of Air France is that although it offers one of the best First Class long-haul cabins, some excellent long-haul Business Class cabins and (admittedly... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The Ideal 4-Card American Express Membership Rewards Team

I'm a huge fan of flexible points currencies and while Chase Ultimate Rewards was my favorite currency to collect for a number of years, I've recently found myself... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Condor Taken Over By LOT Polish Airlines

The search for a buyer comes to an end. As announced today, Condor is being bought by the Polish Aviation Group (PGL), which is also the owner of LOT Polish... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Owners of LOT Polish Airlines to purchase Condor

After surviving the fallout of Thomas Cook Airways, Condor is set to be purchased by Polish Aviation Group  (PGL) – owners of LOT Polish Airlines. Condor... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Norwegian Begins Charging For Carry-On Baggage

It's no secret that Norwegian's finances have been strained to near breaking point in the past few years so the airline's latest move to introduce new fees for carry-on... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Norwegian Introduces New Cabin Bag Fees On Its Cheapest Fares

Starting yesterday (23rd January 2020), passengers flying with Norwegian must pay extra to bring an overhead cabin bag on board when booking the cheapest... Read More

Points to be Made
Thailand to Europe in Premium Economy with British Airways starting from €957/ £806

From Thailand to plenty destinations in Europe in Premium Economy with British Airways for a great fare considering this direction of travel. The post Thailand to Europe... Read More

Points to be Made
Germany to Australia in Premium Economy with British Airways starting from €1,268/£1,080

Decent fares coming from Germany to travel Premium Economy to Australia with British Airways. The post Germany to Australia in Premium Economy with British Airways... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Earn A 140,000 Point Welcome Bonus On The IHG Rewards Club Premier Card

Chase has just launched a new (and impressive) 140,000 point welcome bonus on the IHG Rewards Club Premier credit card so if you're a fan of IHG Rewards and haven't yet... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Norwegian slam on carry on luggage fees – effective 23rd January

In a move with minimal notice, Norwegian is changing the amount of hand luggage you can carry on a flight. Expect to pay £9 to tote your large cabin bag aboard the... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
Simon Shares His Top Tips For How To Collect AVIOS

Travel Hack Thursday, (#TravelHackThursday) is back!!! It has been ages but I have tracked down an expert travel hacker (he is far too humble to acknowledge this!) to... Read More

Traveling For Miles
NEW: Get A 100,000 Mile Welcome Bonus On The United Business Card

Officially, Chase has retired the United Business Explorer Card and has launched the United Business Card but, in essence, the new card is a revamped Business Explorer... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Discounted Alaska Mileage Plan Miles Are Back (And Why You Might Want To Buy Them!)

Alaska Mileage Plan is back with another ‘Flash Sale’ – this time offering a bonus of up to 40% when you purchase Mileage Plan Miles. Good deal?... Read More

Traveling For Miles
PSA: Do NOT Buy IHG Rewards Club Points With A 75% Bonus

IHG Rewards is back with another points sale in which it's offering a 75% bonus to anyone willing to buy at least 20,000 points by 27 February 2020. For the overwhelming... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Qantas Flyers Lose Access To The American Airlines Arrivals Lounge In London

The entry criteria to the American Airlines arrival lounge at London Heathrow T3 have always been stricter than the entry requirements to most other oneworld airline... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Get A 40% Bonus When You Buy Alaska Miles (And Book Some Great Value Awards)

Alaska MileagePlan has launched its first sale of 2020 and is offering members bonuses of up to 40% when they buy miles through 16 February 2020. The post Get A 40%... Read More

Traveling For Miles
6 Interesting Plans Iberia Has For 2020

As someone who books the majority of his flights on oneworld airlines, I take more than a passing interest in the announcements that emanate from the likes of BA, Qatar... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Accor Hotels to shed its use of single use plastics

Accor Hotel Group is joining the bandwagon of other hotels – with plans to stop using Single-Use Plastics by 2022. Even an Ibis Budget will have less plastic than... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Ryanair Had More Than 152 Million Passengers In 2019

Ryanair is certainly a big airline, but you might not have realised just how big it is these days… In 2019, the airline set another record, flying over 152... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
British Airways FIRST CLASS SALE to North America

From London, you can currently book discounted British Airways First Class flights to North America. Obviously, First Class is always going to be expensive, but for... Read More

Points to be Made
Scandinavia to Asia in Business Class starting from €1,286/£1,102

Amazing Business and First Class fares with Etihad Airways for Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The post Scandinavia to Asia in Business Class starting from... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Swiss concludes its Airbus A340-300 refurbishment

Swiss International Air Lines has been working away at its fleet refurbishment – with five Airbus A340-300 frames having been completed. Swiss Airbus A340-300... Read More

Points to be Made
South America to North America in Business Class starting from €1,118/$1,292

Great Business Class fares to go from Brazil, Uruguay and Chile to North America The post South America to North America in Business Class starting from... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Is AAdvantage Gold Status Worth $235/19,500 Miles?

In recent years American Airlines has been increasingly aggressive in its attempt to sell elite status to AAdvantage members who fell short of earning status during the... Read More

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