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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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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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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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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Business Passengers get more perks with Emirates but at a price!

emirates loss of profit

Emirates is known for it’s luxe service and being a front-runner in the airline carrier world. However, in November of last year when Emirates announced a 75% drop in net profit…it was clear that not all was going swimmingly. With the Chairman, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, stating that performance is being […]

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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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