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HURRY: Amazing Transatlantic Airfares Have Spread, 50 Cent Base Fares!!

Jun 27 2016

This isn’t Brexit, there are deals between various US cities and across Europe. These deals have been coming up recently with increased regularity. With fuel prices still low, increased competition, and even more seats from low cost carriers across the Atlantic airfare sales have heated up.

Over the weekend I wrote about Delta attacking American hubs with transatlantic airfares from $442 roundtrip. The fare war has spread.

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It’s Time to Pay Attention to JetBlue – and Rack Up Their Points

Jun 26 2016

JetBlue is offering the deal of the year right now, matching the points in a Virgin America account.. and then some.

It’s a brilliant promotion because it gets us to stop and give JetBlue a real look. In March JetBlue introduced new credit cards from Barclaycard: a no annual fee card and a premium card, along with a small business card product that’s similar to the premium card.

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Outstanding Etihad First Class Award Space Returns to US Routes

Jun 26 2016

Etihad has the world’s best first class on their Airbus A380 — the First Apartment. Their ‘regular’ first class is a fully enclosed suite, and arguably one of the world’s 5 best first class products though unquestionably top 10.

For the past several months Etihad has been releasing first class awards Abu Dhabi to the US, but not from the US to Abu Dhabi except at the last minute.

They appear to have changed their award availability pattern with many more first class awards are available from the US to Abu Dhabi than before.

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Review: Emirates Airbus A380 First Class, Dubai – Bangkok and Premium Arrival Service Bangkok

Jun 26 2016

The flight was sort of a ‘freebie’ since I was already booking Houston – Dubai anyway under Alaska Airlines’ pre-devaluation pricing it was only 10,000 miles more to go to Bangkok. And I was getting that in first class. On an A380.

I decided to test booking planeside meet-and-greet through Bangkok Flight Services with a golf cart from the plane to immigration. Here’s what they offer:

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