Frequent Flyer Programme: It’s More Than Points!

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The Frequent Flyer Programme of today, really, put point out the window. Where the real impact lies, is with status. The golden word: S T A T U S – you need to cultivate and look after your status, like it is the last born child of the world, this is the thing that is […]

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Kill ’em with kindness: The key to getting a free upgrade with Monarch!

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Budget airline Monarch is following the lead of Pret A Manger and their random acts of kindness campaign. Priding themselves on the fact they are considered a nicer airline and holiday company as described by passengers, CEO Nils Christy, explained that they wanted to reward those passengers who were equally nice to their call centre […]

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Qatar Airways is breaking the bar with its’ new biz class

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Qatar Airways revealed its full new business class Qsuite, and the innovation is going to change the way you fly through the skies in the coming years! They’ve been updating their business class cabin, in an attempt to encourage more passengers to travel business class – taking some of the luxury aspects of their first […]

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It’s lights out for United First and Business class passengers.

United Airlines hasn’t always had the best reputation in regards to customer experience and customer comfort. In an effort to change this, they have planned in a series of cabin enhancements and also a deal with IBM and Apple to give flight attendants more knowledge on flight connections and services whilst in flight. Creating a […]

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Plane-spotters get excited: Brussels Airport has something in store!

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Brussels Airport just recently announced they would build two elevated platforms that will give unobstructed views of runways. Plane spotters can indulge in this dedicated area, which will also include a playground and parking spaces near it – so a perfect day out for the family who are also avgeeks. After working together with the […]

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3 ways to make booking travel for your work team less stressful

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So, being an executive assistant and having to book travel for your CEO/team is lets face it, a bit of a nightmare at the best of times! With the organisation and planning required to make sure everything goes smoothly…it isn’t the easiest of tasks – but we have some top tips to make it easier […]

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Frequent flyers get REAL-TIME flight search results with Ahoy

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Ahoy launches REAL-TIME flight inventory search engine (beta) When you search for flights on aggregators and search engines, the result you are seeing are cached availability and pricing from flight inventory databases.  Doing it like this substantially reduces the time it takes to fetch and show you flight results. Also, search requests against flight ticket […]

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New airline routes and world’s longest commercial flight!

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In the past week there have been some hot new airline routes cropping up that’ll have you dancing in your frequent flyer shoes! First up we have Qatar Airways making a record breaking trip with their new Doha – Auckland route. This has become the world’s longest commercial flight racking up 14,535 km and takes 17 […]

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