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FIRST PHOTOS of Aeroflot’s New A350s – Including ‘Suites’ Business Class!

Today, Aeroflot has the youngest fleet in the world among the airlines that have over 100 aircraft in their fleet. With the 22 Airbus A350-900 and A350-1000 they have on... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Hong Kong Airlines gets a lifeline in the form of a cash injection

The drama of Hong Kong Airlines continues to play out – with the airline getting notice it can continue operating as per the adjusted timetables and routes Hong... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Advent Calendar Day 9: Win a Piece of a Royal Air Force ‘Special Forces’ Transport Aircraft!

Today’s Advent Calendar prize gives you another chance to win a pocket-sized piece of British aviation history: a Royal Air Force ‘Aviationtag’!... Read More

Points to be Made
Amsterdam to Asia in Business Class with Qatar Airways starting from €1,794/£1,515

Qatar Airways launches a Christmas sale for their Dutch customers who are looking to go to Asia in Business Class. Many QSuite destinations available The post Amsterdam... Read More

Points to be Made
Seoul to Europe in Business Class with Etihad starting from €1,598/£1,350

The principal airports of Europe are reachable in Business Class from Korea for an amazing fare. The post Seoul to Europe in Business Class with Etihad starting from... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – United Airlines Boeing 787-10 preparing to depart Dublin Airport

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, with the aircraft pushed back and beginning its taxi, we have a United Airlines Boeing... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last week at Economy Class and Beyond (8th December)

It’s time to look back in the week in aviation in Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond. Fine. Expect Christmas Images over the next few weeks. This one is from... Read More

Travel the Globe 4 Less
How Harsh Can It Be? Everest Base Camp Trek Day Six

After a troublesome night, with bouts of diarrhoea interrupting my sleep, I wake to feel slightly more human. I head to breakfast to find out the plan for our Everest... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Advent Calendar Day 8: Win $100 Hotel Voucher from Club1 Hotels

Behind today’s Advent Calendar door awaits a gift voucher from Club 1 Hotels for $100! FREE Club 1 Hotels membership for everyone Make sure to... Read More

Points to be Made
United States to Europe in Premium Economy with Lufthansa starting from €742/$822

Almost all Europe is reachable starting from the US in Premium Economy with Lufthansa. Minimum stay 7 days, maximum 30 days. The post United States to Europe in Premium... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Condor ditches the Sunny heart, reinstates its traditional Logo

Condor Flugdienst continues to chart out its own future after surviving the collapse of Thomas Cook Airlines, by unveiling its new tail. Or rather its traditional Crane... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Avanti West Coast orders new trains from Hitachi

It seems the Hitachi order book continues to fill up with Avanti West Coast (the new franchise holder of the West Coast Main Line route) ordering new trains from them... Read More

Travel the Globe 4 Less
Discover How To Improve Your Chance Of A Successful Everest Base Camp Trek

Having recently returned from Nepal where we successfully trekked to Everest Base Camp, here are my top tips to help you improve your chances of a successful Everest... Read More

Points to be Made
Great tier point run opportunity, £642 (£1.14/TP) Abu Dhabi to Jakarta in Business Class with SriLankan Airlines

Great Tier Point run fare available for early 2020, pricing out at £1.14/TP, or £1.22/TP for a bit later in the year. The post Great tier point run... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Advent Calendar Day 7: Win Top-Tier Hertz ‘President’s Circle’ Status

Today’s Advent Calendar prize is top tier ‘President’s Circle’ elite status from Hertz Car Hire. Benefits include: Guaranteed vehicle... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Taking the Longer Way Home – A Helsinki Layover

A Helsinki Layover Taking the Longer Way Home In this trip So. Keeping it original for autumn, aren’t we? Off to Heathrow in the Dead of the Night Terminal 3... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TAP Air Portugal removes last old interior A3330

TAP Air Portugal is giving itself a pat on the back as it removes the last old configuration aircraft from its fleet – marking a major point its major fleet... Read More

Points to be Made
Southern Europe to South America in Business Class with Air France starting from €1,279/£1,081

Spain, Italy, Portugal and Malta are getting some amazing fares for those interested in travelling in Business Class to South America with Air France. The post Southern... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Avanti West Coast Launching on Sunday… what you need to know

On Sunday, Avanti West Coast will take over the West Coast Mainline route between London Euston to Glasgow (and Intercity points in-between). Here is a quick Q and A of... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Advent Calendar Day 6: Win a Stylish Travel Accessory from Horizn Studios

Today you have the chance to win a stylish ‘Top Case’ from Horizn Studios in the InsideFlyer Advent Calendar. The Berlin-based brand focuses on the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
It’s time to Change – Shuffles at the top at United Airlines as Oscar Munoz prepares to leave the CEO post

It’s time for a change at the top of the United Exec tree, with Oscar Munoz to leave the CEO role of the airline, and J Scott Kirby to take his place as incoming... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Hyatt to Move to Peak / Off-peak Award Pricing As Well

Hilton did it. Marriott did it. IHG hasn’t bothered with an award chart for ages. So it’s no real surprise that World of Hyatt is going to change its award... Read More

Points to be Made
Plenty of destinations from Zagreb in Business Class with Qatar Airways starting from €1,530/£1,299

South Africa, China, Thailand, and more now reachable from Zagreb in Business Class with Qatar Airways at a superb price. The post Plenty of destinations from Zagreb in... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Advent Calendar Day 5: Win The Perfect Gift for the Aviation Enthusiast in Your Life!

Today’s Advent Calendar prize is a wonderful book, designed by Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts, to celebrate 100 years of international passenger flight:... Read More

Points to be Made
Serbia to Asia in Business Class (inc. QSuite) with Qatar Airways starting from €1361 / £1150

Most of Asia is available at decent prices with Qatar Airways from Serbia, including almost all the Asian QSuite routes. The post Serbia to Asia in Business Class (inc.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Taking the Longer Way Home: Finnair AY10 Chicago O’Hare to Helsinki (Economy Pro)

Finnair AY10 Chicago O’Hare International to Helsinki Vantaa (Economy Pro) Taking the Longer Way Home EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE HEAVY In this trip So. Keeping it... Read More

Traveling For Miles
United Adds Summer Domestic Wide-Body Service Out Of Denver

One of the cheaper ways of trying out an international premium cabin product is to find a domestic route on which one of the big international airlines is using a... Read More

Traveling For Miles
GREAT DEAL: North America To Europe (Or The Reverse) In Business Class For 53,000 Miles + Taxes Roundtrip

It's the beginning of the month (kind of) so it's time for another set of Flying Blue Promo Awards and, while this time around they're about as miserly as they can be,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Norwegian’s Argentinean branch – sold to JetSmart

The hunt for profitability continues, the time with Norwegian Air Shuttle choosing to dispose of its Argentinian... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Fly Qatar Airways Qsuites USA – Bangkok From $2,774 Roundtrip

The Qatar Airways Qsuites are one of the very best Business Class products in the world and here in the US we're lucky to have the product on offer out of multiple... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Last Day For The 100,000 Point Welcome Bonus On The Business Platinum Card

The Business Platinum Card from American Express has been offering an impressive 100,000 point welcome bonus since the beginning of September but Amex will be pulling... Read More

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