Ahoy explains: Airline rules de-coded – Pt.1 Sequencing

airline ticketing rules

Ticket Rule: IF ANY OF THE COUPONS NOT USED IN THE SEQUENCE SHOWN ON THE TICKET REFUND OF UNUSED SEGMENTS AND YQ TAXES IS NOT PERMITTED. What in the world does this mean?!…? If you have A-B return flight, and you miss the A-B, you will 1. not be eligible to take the B-A flight 2. […]

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3 Frequent Flyer Tips For The Best And Cheapest Flights!

denver-airport

Ah, the troubles of the frequent flyer… Sometimes it can be a bit of a minefield trying to navigate getting the cheapest and best flight as a regular traveller. You’re bouncing around the globe a lot, you want to reap the benefits, save money and get good perks. The Two-Way Trick It’s smart to search […]

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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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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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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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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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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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