The Battle for London: Which Middle East Carrier’s A380 Is Best in Economy?

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Following the success of TPG UK’s four-class review of the same British Airways flight, the team set out on another mission to do another comparative review that would be useful for flyers. Since so many Brits (and Americans) fly the three major Middle East carriers (Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways) and their ideal geographical positioning to …

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You Can Fly Etihad First for 50,000 Miles on This Route, and Availability Is Great

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

There’s first class, and then there’s the Etihad Apartments. In this truly luxurious product, not only do first-class passengers get to lounge mid-flight in their mini “apartment” but they’ll also be treated to champagne, access to Etihad’s amazing lounge in Abu Dhabi and even a shower 30,000 feet in the sky. As noted by Thrifty …

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Once a Beacon for Premium, Etihad Now Charging for Select Snacks and Drinks in Economy

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Etihad Airways — known for over-the-top first/business class products as well as an above-average main cabin experience — continues to cut back on services offered to passengers. According to posts on frequent flyer forum, The Australian Frequent Flyer, Etihad has rolled out the airline’s buy-on-board menu on all flights. The airline first announced its intentions …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS Stockholm (ARN), Sweden to Bangkok (BKK), Thailand from 1,245€/$1,392 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Stockholm and South East Asia. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: JAL (JL) XLX08DN0 YVR to KUL. Booking class: Z. Price: from 1,245€ (1,085€ carrier […]

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A Planned Catering Strike Could Leave Passengers Flying Through Heathrow with an Empty Stomach

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Passengers flying through London’s Heathrow airport (LHR) at the end of May might want to pack a few snacks for their next flight should a planned strike by the Unite union move forward. Drivers for Alpha LSG, an airport catering company, are set to go on strike at midnight on May 22 through May 26, …

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DLD 242: Cutting profits, cutting losses

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Cutting money-losing programs makes sense in many cases; airlines around the world have trimmed first class cabins from their fleet, for example, to control those costs. Selling off a profitable segment of the business is a little less normal, especial…

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS Jakarta (CGK), Indonesia to London (LHR), United Kingdom from $1,793 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Jakarta and London. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) ZPR1MJK JKT to LON. Booking class: Z. Price: from $1,793 ($1,479 carrier charges + […]

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Etihad Guest With 20% Purchase Bonus To Buy Additional Miles Until May 31, 2019

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Etihad Guest has launched a new 20% Bonus to miles purchases that is valid for transactions between May 6 – 31, 2019. With Etihad Guest member can purchase a maximum of 100,000 within a single calendar year, with a maximum of 60,000 miles per transaction. You can access the Etihad Guest Mileage Sale Promotion here. […]

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways FIRST CLASS Stockholm (ARN), Sweden to Singapore (SIN) from 2,602€/$2,915 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their first class pomotional round trip fares between Stockholm and Singapore. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) RPR4MSE STO to SIN Booking class: R, D. Price: from 27,867 SEK (26,385 SEK […]

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Etihad Award Flights Bookable Online With American Airlines Miles — Business Class Space for Four

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

American Airlines has been on a roll lately when it comes to adding partners that you can book with your AAdvantage miles online. At times AAddvantage was presumably “testing” things and accidentally made too many partners bookable online, but many additions have been intentional — such as with Qatar Airways, Air Tahiti Nui, SriLankan Airlines, Cape …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Singapore (SIN) from £1,806 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between London and Singapore. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Etihad (EY) ZGBWGB LON to SIN. Booking class: Z. Price: from £1,806 (£1,544 carrier charges + […]

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American Express Launches ‘Upgrade With Points’ Letting You Bid for Upgrades on 21 Airlines

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Starting today, May 1, American Express is letting cardmembers with Membership Rewards-earning cards use their points to bid on flight upgrades. The new “Upgrade With Points” program is launching with 21 airline partners, allowing cardholders the option to “use Membership Rewards points, or a combination of points and dollars” to bid on airline seat upgrades. …

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Aeroplan Hints at Partnership Between Etihad and Air Canada

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Etihad’s financial woes continue to mount, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier remained unprofitable in 2018 for the third year in a row, posting a $1.28 billion loss for the year. Rumors have been circulating for years that Etihad is on the verge of joining Star Alliance, increasing its reach and giving it access to profitable …

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Etihad “Enhanced” Economy Cabin

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Etihad AirwaysEtihad made an announcement on Sunday at the Arabian Travel Market about their “enhanced” economy product that will be first rolled-out to the single aisle aircraft. The airline is introducing steaming entertainment content via WiFi to passengers’ devices, refreshed cabin (less space?) and “enhanced” dining concept. Here’s the announcement from Etihad: Abu Dhabi, United ArabEmirates – […]

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100% Bonuses Ending Soon and Other Buy Points, Miles Promotions Worth Considering

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

There are a slew of buy points and miles promotions currently available, with offers as high as 100% bonus points/miles. While we have individual posts on each of these promotions, we figured that it’d be helpful to have a roundup the current offers in one post. Before we get to the offers, let’s get one …

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