Airlines change policies in reaction to United’s overbooking fiasco!

delta overbooking policy change

In a swift move, airlines are making reactive policy changes in the aftermath of the United overbooking debacle. Delta has changed its compensation policy in relation to overbooked flights. Previously they offered between $800-$1350 at the max end of their compensation, which has now been amended to between $2000-$9950. Whilst Delta has a great run […]

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

qatar airways double bed

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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Small biz you’re paying 24% more on business travel!

small business travel

Small businesses – you’re paying 24% more on business travel than your larger counterparts! According to data complied by Concur, a travel expense management software, the reasons for such a difference where it wouldn’t be expected could be due to “negotiating leverage, driven by scale and sophisticated spend management strategies, continues to give large market […]

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Frequent Flyer Miles Myths BUSTED!

frequent flyer miles myths

It’s time to pull the veil off of frequent flyer miles and what is assumed you can do with them. If you’re savvy you can really reap the rewards, but it’s time to understand what you should spend your time working towards and what you shouldn’t when it comes to miles. Myth #1 – Frequent […]

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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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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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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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The travel apps REAL frequent travellers actually use!

spotted by locals travel app on Ahoy

So yeah, we all know we have a love hate relationships with lists – another list of things you definitely need to have can sometimes make you want to facepalm! BUT…this one will be your saving grace as it is a list of travel apps that real frequent flyers ACTUALLY use…in REAL life – so […]

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