Stopover? Open-Jaw? How familiar are you with airline terms?

airline stopovers and openjaw

Understanding stopovers and open-jaws can be important when it comes to making the most out of your award ticket. There is a unique advantage to using your points on these types of flights – so knowing what you can and can’t do could result in you getting a big win! Stopover – A stop of 24 […]

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Top tips on how to find cheap flights for business travel

finding cheap business travel

When travelling for business, it is important you find the best deals you can to keep your travel costs down; especially when you’re in a small team. To allow your team flexibility on their travel arrangements, and to be a cost effective employee in return there are some tips on how to find cheap flights […]

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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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An eco-friendly runway? Heathrow says it’s possible!

Heathrow is planning to make a new runway that will completely carbon neutral. In an effort to making the airport more environmentally friendly, Heathrow’s boss John Holland-Kay, has put together the Heathrow 2.0 strategy which aims to minimise aircraft noise and pollution and implement a third runway that doesn’t have massive environmental impacts. They’ve committed […]

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When to transfer credit card points to travel partners?

frequent flyer credit card points

Question: When is the best time to move your points from any flexible points programme to your travel partners to redeem awards? Would doing it immediately transferring them be more advantageous than waiting? Answer:  The best time to move your points is exactly when you’re ready to use them, due to their flexibility ceasing 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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KLM and Schiphol amping up the technology for speedy boarding!

Airport-Security on Ahoy

Some new tech is hitting Schiphol airport and KLM airlines – which will hopefully speed up getting through security and boarding! In efforts to improve security and speed up boarding, KLM has started to test biometric face-scanning technology at Schiphol airport. These scanners will confirm your identity and do away with the need to show […]

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Frequent flyers get REAL-TIME flight search results with Ahoy

real time flight search results with travel app ahoy

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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