Long live the Residence: Etihad will keep flying its Airbus A380s

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

Good news for fans of the superjumbo and Etihad’s most premium product the Residence, as the airline confirmed that its A380s are here to stay. While all 10 of Etihad’s A380s are currently grounded due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, on Wednesday, Etihad quashed rumours that it will stop flying the superjumbo. “The Airbus A380 …

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ETIHAD AIRWAYS Seoul to London from $1,788

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Seoul (ICN), Korea to London (LHR), United Kingdom. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) ZPRKR SEL to LON. Booking class: Z. Price: from $1,788 […]

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The ultimate guide to Citi ThankYou Rewards transfer partners

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This post refers to many flights that are not currently operating due to COVID-19 but are expected to resume once this crisis subsides. Citi is a TPG advertising partner. Many Citi cardholders simply redeem their Citi ThankYou Rewards points for travel or gift cards. But if you have a premium Citi ThankYou card, you …

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ETIHAD AIRWAYS Seoul to Barcelona from $1,535

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad Airways and their business class promotional round trip fares between Seoul (ICN), South Korea and Barcelona (BCN), spain. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Editors note: LoyaltyLobby encourages all of our readers to do their part to stop […]

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ETIHAD AIRWAYS Manila to Rome from $1,357

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad Airways and their business class promotional round trip fares between Manila (MNL), Philippines and Rome (FCO), Italy. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Editors note: LoyaltyLobby encourages all of our readers to do their part to stop the […]

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ETIHAD AIRWAYS Manila to New York from $1,953

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad Airways and their business class promotional round trip fares between manila (MNL) and New York (JFK). Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. This fare is being discussed on FlyerTalk (access here). Editors note: LoyaltyLobby encourages all of our […]

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Emirates has begun on-site rapid COVID-19 testing

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

Emirates is starting on-site rapid COVID-19 testing on passengers. The new testing program began today with travelers going from Dubai (DXB) to Tunisia (TUN) April 15. This new protocol is in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). This testing will allow for almost immediate confirmation with results provided in as little as 10 minutes …

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Etihad will begin testing technology that could identify early stages of coronavirus

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

Etihad could potentially become the first airline to implement a new technology that would screen passengers for dangerous medical conditions, like early stages of COVID-19. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. The airline announced in a press release that it partnered with Elenium Automation — an …

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Emirates and Etihad Resuming Some Flights

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines all around the world. Etihad Airways and Emirates Airlines will resume some flights starting next week, the two carriers announced on Thursday. Emirates Resuming Flights Emirates released an […]

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Emirates Restarts Passenger Service To Five Destination In Europe On April 6, 2020 & Etihad Follows

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates CEO released a statement yesterday (read more here) that the airline would resume limited passenger services on April 6, 2020, two weeks after the UAE government closed its borders for passenger traffic. The airline will initially fly from Dubai to London, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich, and Brussels. Passengers can depart FROM Dubai, but no traffic […]

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Coronavirus and Updated Airline Travel Policies

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

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United Arab Emirates Suspends All Passenger Air Traffic For Two Weeks

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Arab Emirates decided late on Sunday to ban all passenger air traffic for two weeks starting within 48 hours (should be Tuesday this week). Both Emirates and Etihad need to temporarily ground their fleet as the two smaller UAE airlines Flydubai and AirArabia. Note that the ban doesn’t apply to evacuation and cargo flights. […]

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Airline coronavirus change and cancellation policies: A complete list of major carriers

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This post, first published in March, is regularly updated with new information.   Airlines have been reeling as the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the globe. They have slashed schedules, laid off staff and some have temporarily suspended operations altogether as passenger numbers have slowed to a trickle. Nearly all have waived fees and …

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Complete guide to airline elite status during the coronavirus outbreak

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. There’s no doubt that the past months have been rough for the travel industry. The continued spread of the coronavirus has led to major event cancellations and travel restrictions, and many travel providers have issued waivers to give travelers more flexibility for both …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad BUSINESS CLASS Singapore (SIN) to Los Angeles (LAX) from $2,698

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Singapore and Los Angeles. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) ZPRRTSG SIN to LAX. Booking class: Z. Price: from $2,698 ($1,964 base fare + […]

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No, American and Etihad’s partnership is not ending

Written by Nick Ewen @ The Points Guy

American Airlines’ AAdvantage program includes partnerships with Oneworld airlines along with some notable carriers that aren’t full alliance members, including Air Tahiti Nui and Fiji Airways. This morning, it briefly appeared that one of these partnerships was coming to an end, as One Mile at a Time noted that Etihad had been pulled from American’s …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad BUSINESS CLASS Oslo (OSL) to Bangkok (BKK) from 1,156€

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Oslo and Bangkok. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) WSP4MNO OSL to BKK. Booking class: W. Price: from 1,156€ (660€ base fare + taxes […]

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Best ways to redeem Amex points on Oneworld airlines

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional information. It was originally published on Oct. 17, 2018. One of the biggest benefits of transferable point currencies is the flexibility you have to redeem them. Even if you know exactly what route you want to fly, you can potentially save thousands of points or hundreds …

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Flying high: What it’s like to fly Etihad business class on the A380 from New York to Abu Dhabi

Written by Samantha Rosen @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: We always travel incognito for the flights and hotel stays we review. Since we would be filming extensively in all service classes on this flight, Etihad Airways was informed we would be on board. We are therefore not considering this a review flight, and will not be assigning scores.  I’d be willing to …

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Caviar on tap: Flying Etihad’s first-class Apartment from JFK to Abu Dhabi

Written by Nicky Kelvin @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: We always travel incognito for the flights and hotel stays we review. Since we would be filming extensively in all service classes, Etihad Airways was informed we would be on board. We are therefore not considering this a review flight, and will not be assigning scores.    The Maldives has to be the …

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