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Points to be Made
British Airways lowers fuel surcharges on key US -> UK routes.

British Airways made an unannounced, but welcome move last week by reducing the 'fuel surcharge' on certain routes from USA to London. Check which ones they are to save... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Review: The Sydney Harbour Marriott At Circular Quay

I’ve stayed at the Sydney Harbour Marriott in the past and my experience on my last visit was a big reason I chose to book the property for this trip I was taking... Read More

Traveling For Miles
On Which Routes Does Emirates Offer its New First Class?

In early 2018, Emirates launched a new First Class product on a small number of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft and the new cabin was instantly hailed as the best First... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Save 10% on all TAP Portugal Fares, Including Cheap Transatlantic Business Class

Although InsideFlyer UK has written about TAP Portugal less than it perhaps deserves, savvy Star Alliance mileage runners are well aware of the airline’s cheap... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
FLASH SALE: Book Train Tickets For Just 10p!

Northern Rail is currently running a borderline crazy flash sale, offering train tickets on routes across its network for just 10p! Child tickets are available for just... Read More

Points to be Made
Virtual Reality headsets for First Class customers. British Airways trialling a different form of IFE

Certain British Airways passengers departing Heathrow will be getting a slight twist on their in-flight entertainment experience. The post Virtual Reality headsets for... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Avianca Brazil to exit Star Alliance

Star Alliance’s footprint is shrinking slightly in Brazil, with Ocean Air Linhas Aéreas S/A – more commonly known as Avianca Brazil will exit the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
More Donuts in Dublin – Back through the Irish Shopping Maze…

Back through the Irish Shopping Maze- Donuts in Dublin In this fun day out Donuts in Dublin Off to BHX EI263 Birmingham to Dublin Airport Watching planes on the mound... Read More

Traveling For Miles
IT’s Back! Get 10% Off Most TAP Air Portugal Fares (Includes Business Class)

The last TAP Air Portugal promo code ended at the end of July (and was for a 5% discount), but now the airline is back with a new and improved promo code that offers 10%... Read More

Traveling For Miles
New Targeted Sign-Up Bonus On The AMEX Business Gold Card (No Lifetime Exclusions)

I’m not sure why, but American Express appears to be very keen for me to apply for one of its Business Cards right now. A few weeks after targeting me for a... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Marriott Bonvoy Program Changes – What You Really Need To Know

Last Thursday Thursday Marriott finally got around to announcing that some long-expected changes to its Bonvoy loyalty program will be coming in to effect from 14... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
LAST CHANCE To Win £500 (Or 52,500 Avios)!!!

Don’t miss out on your chance to win 52,500 British Airways Avios (or £500)! Entering is easy – just head over to the dedicated giveaway page... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 at Hamad International Airport

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week waiting at the gate for it’s next duty is a Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 in the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week on Economy Class and Beyond (18th August)

It’s time to look back at the week at the Blog as we gaze into Last Week on Economy Class and Beyond whilst I try to work through a summer cold. In “images... Read More

Travel the Globe 4 Less
How Can You Resist These 12 Stunning Destinations In Croatia?

I have recently returned from Croatia and regular readers of my blog will know that I LOVE it!! With stunning scenery, gorgeous azure seas, quaint old towns and endless... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Marriott Bonvoy Makes “Points Advance” Close to Useless

As part of the announced changes coming to Marriott Bonvoy on 14 September, 2019, a couple of Youtube videos were released. One video in particular caught my eye. Points... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Qatar Airways 946 Doha to Singapore (QSuites Business Class)

Time for another snapshot – this time focusing on the passenger experience on Qatar Airways 946 between Doha and Singapore. And yes – this is in business... Read More

Traveling For Miles
United Is Selling Miles Again…And This Time They May Be Worth A Closer Look

United is back with another short-term mileage sale in which it's offering MileagePlus members bonuses of up to 85% through 27 August. Compared to some of the... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Get 30% Off Singapore Airlines Premium Cabin Awards On Select Routes

Singapore Airlines has published its 'Spontaneous Escapes' for September 2019 and, as usual,  the airline is offering discounts of up to 30% on Business Class,... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Great News! Virgin Atlantic Makes Another US City Its Second A350 Destination

Although British Airways has now scheduled a couple of reconfigured 777 aircraft (complete with its new Business Class cabin) to operate between London and New York... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Ends Sunday: Get A Bonus Of Up To 45% When You Buy British Airways Avios

For the past couple of weeks, British Airways has been running an Avios sale in which it has been offering members of its Executive Club the chance to earn a bonus of up... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Virgin Atlantic and Delta plan Summer 2020 increases between the UK and USA

Summer 2020 is fast on airlines minds, with Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines announcing its plans for the Summer Season, with London Gatwick, London Heathrow and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Vietnam Airlines recieves its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Vietnam Airlines became the latest operator of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner – the longest varient of the Boeing 787 family The first aircraft has been delivered... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Hilton Honors Changes Status Match Requirements

Here at InsideFlyer UK we frequently write about opportunities to pick up elite status without meeting the usual requirements. One of our favourites is the Hilton Honors... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Marriott Bonvoy to Implement Peak / Off-Peak Award Pricing Soon

It has taken longer to implement than expected, but Marriott Bonvoy is planning to implement a new award chart on 14 September, 2019. This change involves the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Qatar Airways 302 Helsinki to Doha – Business Class

Time for another snapshot – this time focusing on the passenger experience on Qatar Airways 302 between Helsinki and Doha. And yes – this is in business... Read More

Traveling For Miles
GOOD DEAL: Get Free Nights At Select IHG Properties In Southeast Asia & The Maldives

IHG has launched a very interesting (and possibly money-saving) offer for Rewards Club members looking to make a booking at a number of its properties in Southeast Asia,... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Yes, The Sign-Up Bonus On The IHG Rewards Premier Credit Card Looks Impressive…But It’s Not For Everyone

Chase and IHG appear to be making an extra effort to push the IHG Rewards Premier credit card right now as, not only have old IHG Rewards credit card holders been... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
AIr Canada First A220 routes confirmed

Air Canada is working towards introducing its new Airbus A220, with the first routes announced for the type The first routes will be: Montreal – Seattle Toronto... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Is Atlanta About To Get Qatar Airways Qsuites Business Class Service?

In a schedule update that took place over the weekend, Qatar Airways added Qsuites service to its Cape Town route and, in a less noticeable alteration to its schedule,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Goodbye Virgin Trains… Hello First Trenitalia

Virgin Trains has been part of the privatised railway since 1997 when it took over runing of the West Coast Mainline. This will come to an end this year as First... Read More

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