23 Airline Car Seat and Bassinet Policies Around the World

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

This will surprise no one, but air travel with kids is not always easy, especially when it involves lugging a car seat. Car seats can be big, bulky and heavy, but also necessary at times to ensure a safe trip. In addition to the safety issues, some little kids sleep better on a plane when …

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How Far in Advance Can You Book a Flight?

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

One common criticism of airline loyalty programs is that there’s not enough award availability, especially in premium cabins on the most popular routes. The solution for some frequent flyers is to try to snag seats before anyone else by figuring out precisely when they become available. Each airline has its own policy regarding how far …

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How to Get A Free (or Almost Free) Stopover in the Middle East

Written by Lori Zaino @ The Points Guy

Why not see two cities for the price of one? Some of the most popular Middle Eastern airlines are offering temporary promotions letting travellers build a stopover into their travel itinerary. Not only does this allow you a little extra breathing time between some long-haul flights and a chance to visit a new place; the …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS los Angeles (LAX), United States to Nairobi (NBO), Kenya from $2,647 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 Los Angeles and Nairobi. 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) ZPR21DUS LAX to NBO. Booking class: Z. Price: from $2,647 ($2,512 carrier charges […]

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS Jakarta (CGK), Indonesia to Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands from $1,899 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 Amsterdam. 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 AMS. Booking class: Z. Price: from $1,899 ($1,833 carrier charges + […]

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A380 First Class Showdown: Emirates vs. Etihad vs. Singapore

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

The A380 revolutionized commercial air travel and quickly became a favorite among passengers for the simple reason that bigger is better. In economy, A380s often feature wider seats and more generous pitch than comparatively smaller jets like the Boeing 777 and 787. In premium cabins, the difference can be even more noticeable, as the sheer …

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Video: Which First Class Is the Best on the A380?

Written by Jordan Allen @ The Points Guy

They may call the Boeing 747 the “Queen of the Skies,” but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In this week’s episode of “Being The Points Guy,” Brian talks about his all-time favorite aircraft — the famously massive, unfortunately discontinued, but undeniably unique Airbus A380. That, and a fun little game of compare-and-contrast …

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Flying a 5-Day-Old Plane: Etihad Business Class on the 787-9, Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur

Written by Javi Rodriguez @ The Points Guy

As some of the world’s most famous airlines, the Gulf carriers have truly transformed air travel by redefining luxury in the sky. While they all strive to provide the best onboard experience, each airline is beautifully unique — especially when it comes to their premium products. Whether it’s Emirates’ game-changing first-class suite, Qatar’s world’s-best business …

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Deal Alert: Fantastic Etihad Biz and First Award Space Between the US and Abu Dhabi

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Here’s your chance to fly one of the best first-class products in the sky — the Etihad Apartments. Aside from having your own mini “apartment,” when flying this luxurious product, …

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad Airways BUSINESS CLASS Stockholm (ARN), Sweden to Singapore (SIN) from 1,187€ 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 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) ZSP4MSE STO to SIN. Booking class: Z. Price: from 1,187€ (1,075€ carrier charges + […]

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Etihad Airways Business Class Sale: Hong Kong to Europe from $2,000/HK$15,680

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad Airways and their business class sale from Hong Kong to several destinations in Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa. Etihad is offering a limited number of business class seats from Hong Kong to Europe from as low as $2,000!  These fares are valid for bookings until 28 […]

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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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