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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New airline routes and world’s longest commercial flight!

Qatar-Airways auckland route

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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Insider Tip: How to speed up your internet when frequently travelling

Passport, air ticket, camera and map.

Listen up frequent flyers -> here’s a quick way to speed up your internet and save data whilst travelling! Opera VPN: system wide iPhone adblocker and image compressor OperaMini: compression browser (compresses images, css files, JavaScript files and video) By using these apps to cut out the unimportant things when surfing the web, you’ll get […]

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Payment declined when booking a flight? What you need to know!

credit card fraud

  As a frequent traveller, you might be used to your payment being declined more often than you would like! This can throw off your whole schedule especially when you need to make complicated multi-way travel in a short amount of time. So, why is your payment being declined more often than others? It is […]

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Budget Airline WOW Air taking low-cost long-haul travel by storm!

Wow air success story on Ahoy

The strong growth of low cost airline WOW air has been impressive since it first came on the scene in 2011. Promising to bring the cheapest flights from Iceland across the Atlantic. In 2017, they’re expanding the routes they provide to bring even more options to fly between Europe and North America cheaply! As of […]

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11 new airlines added to TSA PreCheck: Is your one on the list?!

airline TSA PreCheck

Speed through security with TSA PreCheck (yes keep your clothes on, no don’t get your laptop out of your bag!) – the world is becoming a better place for frequent flyers. Even better news! More airlines are joining the programmes, the lastest are: Aruba Airlines Avianca Boutique Airlines Emirates Key Lime Air Miami Air International […]

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Where is the “just right” in corporate managed travel vs unmanaged?

Manage travel

We all know the quest of Goldilocks searching for the porridge that is “just right”.  As your small business starts to grow, you could find yourself on a similar quest to find a way to organise your company’s travel that is “just right”. So…you’ve experienced positive growth (Congrats!), and now all your employees need to jet off and […]

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