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

Monarch airline on Ahoy

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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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!

brussels airport

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

team travel booking on Ahoy

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 favourite aircraft? The Boeing 747 of course!

boeing 747 on Ahoy

It is unanimous…the Boeing 747 has to be every frequent flyers most loved aircraft. But – why? What makes the 747 the ruler of the roadwarrior skies? Supreme Seating It is unique in that you can sit in the nose of the aircraft with nothing in front of you. Prior to the 1960s, there were […]

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The new planes you’ll see in the skies in 2017

inside airbus neo A330

Looking up this year you’ll see a slew of new aircraft models hitting the skies! With Boeing, Airbus and new kid on the scene, Embraer, all releasing new passenger jets. Avgeeks and frequent flyers it’s time to get excited. Boeing Focussing on its 737, Boeing is launching two new versions, the MAX 8 and the […]

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Dummy Returns – When should you book them?

basic economy on united flights from Ahoy travel

Myth: Booking a dummy return and cancelling one leg will be cheaper than booking oneway. Fact: Generally airline fares are not priced the same per leg. Airlines will reprice the ticket to the historical price of the oneway, before refunding the difference (if there is any).   A little bit more information on this… A […]

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Online and mobile check-in not working? Here’s why!

can't check in to flight online

“You cannot check in online or via your mobile device, please speak to an airport agent”…cue intense frustration and, some swearing, and a resigned walk to the check-in desk. Sometimes mobile check-in won’t work; there are a couple of reasons for this that, as a frequent flyer, you should know. […]

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