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Paris – New York avec Norse en Premium
Norse prend ses quartiers à Paris ! Rencontre avec Bjørn Tore Larsen, le Président-directeur général de Norse Paris – New York avec Norse en Premium Le 26 mars 2023, Norse inaugurait la nouvelle escale de son réseau et déployait son Dreamliner sur l’axe Paris – New York. Ce vol, en présence...
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Qatar Airways dévoile son nouveau salon Al Mourjan « The Garden »
Les voyageurs habitués à fréquenter Hamad International Airport sont sans doute coutumiers du superbe salon Business offert par Qatar Airways à ses passagers haute contribution : le Al Murjan. L’excellence des produits au sol disponibles à Doha est telle que les passagers First (et/ou membres Platinum encartés au Privilege Club qui voyage en classe Affaires) ont quant à eux...
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Coup d’État au Soudan : des avions en feu sur le tarmac à Khartoum
Les forces paramilitaires de Mohamed Hamdane Daglo ont annoncé avoir pris le contrôle de l’aéroport et du palais présidentiel de la capitale soudanaise. En réponse, l’armée régulière dirigée par le général Abdel Fattah al-Burhane a affirmé avoir mené des raids aériens pour riposter à cette prise de contrôle : aujourd’hui,...
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La Business de JetBlue à moins de 1400 EUR !
Que la concurrence est rude sur l’axe transatlantique et nombreuses sont les compagnies aériennes qui souhaitent récupérer une part du large gâteau. Si JetBlue débarque en France dans les prochaines semaines, la compagnie aérienne est déjà bien implantée au Royaume-Uni avec des vols au départ de Londres Heathrow et Londres...
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One Mile at a Time
Virgin Atlantic Launching Sao Paulo Flights In May 2024
Virgin Atlantic will soon be launching its first route to South America. The airline was initially supposed to fly this route as of March 2020, but you can guess what happened to those plans. Fortunately the route is finally happening, just over four years after initially scheduled.
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Human Remains Accidentally Left On Plane And Flown Back to Greece, Leaving Distraught Family in Limbo
Airline ground handlers at Dublin Airport accidentally forgot to remove a coffin from the cargo hold of a plane that had just arrived from Greece, resulting in the plane flying back to Athens with the human remains of a recently deceased Irish citizen still onboard. The Aegean Airlines flight took...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Virgin Atlantic Launching New Routes From Heathrow to Brazil and India
Virgin Atlantic said on Monday that it will add two destinations to its route map in 2024, with new services from London Heathrow set to be launched to São Paulo in Brazil and Bengaluru in India. The São Paulo announcement isn’t entirely new, as Virgin Atlantic originally announced the route back in...
Live from a Lounge
IndiGo in talks to place an order for 500 Airbus A320-family jets
IndiGo, India's largest airline on many counts, is now starting to think into the 2030s and intends to order another 500 aircraft from Airbus in the coming days towards their plans for the future. The post IndiGo in talks to place an order for 500 Airbus A320-family jets appeared first...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
An Electrifying Arboretum in Omaha — Literally.
An electrifying arboretum in Omaha is where one might least likely expect it to be located: adjacent to an electric power substation of the Omaha Power Public District utility company in the Maplewood Hills neighborhood west of downtown of the city. The... The post An Electrifying Arboretum in Omaha — Literally. appeared...
Michael W Travels
Win A Trip For 2 To Paris, France!
Valpak is currently running the Win A Trip to Paris Sweepstakes! In the sweepstakes, one lucky winner will win a trip for two to Paris, France! The prize includes airfare and a four night hotel stay. We last visited Paris in 2017 and had a great time. I’d love to...
Pizza in Motion
United Increases The Minimum Price Of Many Award Flights, Which Leads Me To This Question
I’ll admit, I hate the term “devalue”.  That’s the term many travel bloggers use to describe when airlines increase the number of miles or points necessary to book award flights.  To me, this is a price increase on awards.  The reality is that many award flights United offers have gone...
The Bulkhead Seat
Virgin Atlantic to Reveal Two New Mystery Routes
Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss was quoted saying that the carrier will be introducing… The post Virgin Atlantic to Reveal Two New Mystery Routes appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Monkey Miles
Ends soon – American Express Platinum 125k to 150k + $200 Referral Offer + referrers get 5x on supermarkets for 3 months, up to $25k
American Express Platinum Referral Offer - leave you links so you can earn referral points as well The post Ends soon – American Express Platinum 125k to 150k + $200 Referral Offer + referrers get 5x on supermarkets for 3 months, up to $25k appeared first on Monkey Miles.
Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – British Airways Airbus A350-1000 pushing back at London Heathrow
It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more Airplane Art. This week, we have a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 being pushed back and readied for departure at its home base of London Heathrow Airport.  British Airways operates a fleet of 13 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, with a further 5 aircraft to...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
300,000 miles, unlimited airport lounge access, hotel & car rental elite status for 5,200EUR
For this summer ASMALLWORLD has a special offer to earn 300,000 Miles & More miles and a discount on the annual fee when you purchase a Prestige membership by August 15. ASMALLWORLD bills itself as a social network for travel that provides a bunch of perks and benefits when you...
Your Mileage May Vary
The Strangest Things We’ve Seen In Hotel Rooms
Most hotel stays are uneventful and that’s a good thing. Occasionally you’ll have a memorable stay at a really nice place and other times you’ll endure a night somewhere that…
View from the Wing
Spirit Airlines Denied Boarding To A Passenger In Atlanta, So The Passenger Went Berserk
A Spirit Airlines gate agent was assaulted by a passenger they'd just denied boarding to out of a belief that the customer was intoxicated. The story is just coming out, though it occurred May 11 around 9:40 p.m. The passenger tried to force her way onto the jet...
Frequent Miler
How to follow and watch our Party of 5 Challenge stories on Instagram
We’ve been having so much fun traveling as a whole team, currently in Asia working through the itinerary Stephen and I put together for our portion of the competition. As a reminder, we split into two teams for a two week group trip – one team taking the reins in...
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Can You Refuse A TSA Pat Down?
There aren’t a whole lot of people who like stopping at the TSA security checkpoint. At best the queue and TSA officers (TSAOs) are the ones between you and your…
Miles To Memories
Hotel Shrinkflation, Mastercard Gift Card Fraud, Inside Wynn Las Vegas New Rooms & More!
A recap of the best posts and deals including the return of a major status match, favorite domestic airline credit card, hotel shrinkflation and a big Hilton timeshare offer. The post Hotel Shrinkflation, Mastercard Gift Card Fraud, Inside Wynn Las Vegas New Rooms & More! appeared first on Miles to Memories.
View from the Wing
Class Action Lawsuit Says American Airlines Pension Pursues Political Agenda, Not Investment Returns
A senior American Airlines pilot has filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas over the 100,000 member, $26 billion airline pension, arguing that it is pursuing “leftist political agendas” by making investments that follow ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) guidelines. He argues that...
Suites and Lobbies
Hawai’i Travel News June 2023
This past month has had some wild and crazy things happening in Hawai’i along with some other notable events. See the video here or read on. Hawaiian Monk Seal Gives Birth Witnessing the miracle of life, a Hawaiian monk seal named Kaiwi gave birth to a pup that was later...
Points With a Crew
5 reasons to sign up for the Chase Ink Business Cash® Credit Card
The Chase Ink Business Cash card has one of the highest signup bonuses ever for a card that comes with no annual fee. You can easily get over $1000 in ...
Frequent Miler
Carabao carts, waterfall massages, and life under the sea – Party of 5 Daily Update
Stephen and Carrie love picking up points with new modes of transport, and today they did not disappoint in that regard: the team first traveled by Jeepney, then rode Carabao carts to cool off in a waterfall, and then they outdid themselves with an outrigger trip to snorkel with amazing...
One Mile at a Time
Angry United Pilot Calls Out SFO ATC Over Go Arounds
As an aviation geek, I spend way too much of my free time tracking flights on Flightradar24, and listening to air traffic control audio. Along those lines, heres an interesting exchange between a United Airlines pilot and an air traffic controller. We sometimes hear audio of air traffic controllers losing...
View from the Wing
Chase And United Picked An Odd Time To Be Running Increased Bonuses For Their Co-Brand Credit Cards
Chase and United have picked a strange time to run increased bonus offers for their co-brand portfolio. United has just quietly devalued their awards for long haul international travel, by roughly one third for business class to Europe and by up to 100% for awards in and out of...
One Mile at a Time
How Much Are United MileagePlus Miles Worth Post-Devaluation?
With United having significantly devalued MileagePlus miles, I think it’s only fair that I adjust my valuation of this currency. I’m coming to a strange conclusion — are United MileagePlus miles and Delta SkyMiles now worth roughly the same?
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How To Save 10% On Citi ThankYou Transactions
ThankYou Rewards is Citi’s proprietary loyalty program. By having a credit card that earns ThankYou points, you can then redeem those points in several ways depending on which Citi card(s)…
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Qatar Airways reçoit son premier Boeing 737 MAX 8
Afin de poursuivre le développement de ses opérations sur son marché régional notamment, Qatar Airways se devait d’augmenter la taille de sa flotte de monocouloirs. Avec une arrivée retardée de ses Airbus A321neo et la livraison différée de ses Boeing 737 MAX 10, la compagnie aérienne basée à Doha a...
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Le Royaume-Uni interdit les publicités trompeuses d’Etihad sur l’aviation durable
C’est un coup dur pour Etihad Airways qui vient de se voir retoquée par l’autorité de régulation de la publicité au Royaume-Uni pour ses campagnes publicitaires portant sur l’aviation durable jugées trompeuses. Le Royaume-Uni interdit les publicités vertes d’Etihad Airways. L’Autorité de Régulation de la Publicité au Royaume-Uni vient de...
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Qatar Airways s’envolera vers Toulouse dès la mi-juillet
Nous savions depuis le mois dernier et les annonces de Son Excellence Akbar Al Baker au salon ITB à Berlin que Qatar Airways entendait renforcer sa présence en France. Si l’hexagone a toujours été un marché d’importance pour la compagnie aérienne basée à Doha, cette dernière ne desservait plus que...
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Hong Kong, Chine, Taïwan… la restrictive Asie s’est (enfin) détendue !
Comme la pandémie a été longue ! L’Asie, à quelques rares exceptions, a été lente à rouvrir ses portes aux visiteurs du monde entier. Si certaines destinations, à l’instar de la Thaïlande ou même de Singapour ont jugé nécessaire d’accueillir tôt les touristes, la Chine continentale, Hong Kong mais aussi...
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Hilton Honors relance ses avantageux status matchs
En ce lundi de Pâques, la métaphore est plus qu’à-propos : il ne faut jamais mettre tous ses oeufs dans le même panier. On ne le répétera jamais assez, il est essentiel de multiplier les programmes de fidélité, notamment hôteliers, afin de maximiser les bénéfices. Pour ceux qui, comme moi,...
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25 Airbus A321XLR pour Icelandair
Airbus et Icelandair : voici deux identités que nous ne pensions jamais pouvoir associer dans une même phrase. Et pourtant, la compagnie aérienne islandaise vient de confirmer une commande de 25 appareils de l’avionneur européen, une première dans son histoire. Une première commande d’Airbus pour Icelandair. La compagnie aérienne Icelandair...
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Rencontre avec Bjørn Tore Larsen, le Président-directeur général de Norse
Norse prend ses quartiers à Paris ! Rencontre avec Bjørn Tore Larsen, le Président-directeur général de Norse Paris – New York avec Norse en Dreamliner (Premium) À l’occasion de son vol inaugural entre Paris – Charles de Gaulle et New York – JFK, The Travelers Club a eu le plaisir d’échanger...
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Norse prend ses quartiers à Paris !
Norse prend ses quartiers à Paris ! Rencontre avec Bjørn Tore Larsen, le Président-directeur général de Norse Paris – New York avec Norse en Dreamliner (Premium) La date était connue de tous depuis novembre 2022 : Norse devait prendre ses quartiers à Paris – Charles de Gaulle dès le 26 mars...