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

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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 tips for finding the best and cheapest flights!

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Sometimes it can be a bit of a minefield trying to navigate getting the cheapest and best flight as a frequent flyer. 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 for 2 one-ways, even if you are […]

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Kill ’em with kindness: The key to getting a free upgrade with Monarch!

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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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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!

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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!

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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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New airline routes and world’s longest commercial flight!

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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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