Airfare of the Day [Business Class] EMIRATES Singapore to Athens form $1,412/SG$1,881

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Emirates and their midweek business class excursion round trip fares between Singapore (SIN) and Athens (ATH), Greece. Remember to email or message us via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with your airfare-related questions or discoveries! Fare Details: Travel restrictions: Valid until end of service (no travel end date). Sales restrictions: Tickets must be […]

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Asymptomatic Person Infects 5% Of Passengers On Dubai To Auckland Emirates Flight

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Airlines have been pushing preflight Covid-19 PCR testing as a way to open up international travel safely, and there have been separate studies that have concluded that inflight infections are sporadic. A study done in New Zealand has come to a different conclusion. An asymptomatic but highly contagious passenger, who had tested negative preflight, ended […]

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Emirates Withdraws First Class Award Partner Availability On April 1, 2021

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates FirstEmirates, Dubai based airline not part of any alliance, appears to discontinue first-class award access from partner programs effective April 1, 2021. Alaska Airlines posted a notice on its website overnight that Emirates is discontinuing first-class award access, and Mileage Plan members wishing to redeem for Emirates first class should do so by March 31. […]

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Emirates President Sir Tim Clark To Delay Retirement (Again) Until 2021

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Veteran Emirates Airlines President Sir Tim Clark will likely (once again) delay his retirement from the largest gulf airline to help steer the carrier during a challenging time. It hasn’t officially announced yet but business media reports that Clark will stay on at least another year to oversee the direction of the airline during the […]

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Emirates Skywards Buy Miles 40% Off Through October 30, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates has launched a new Skywards miles sale valid for purchases made until October 30, 2020. Skywards members can buy miles at a 40% discount (not sure if targeted). You can access this offer on the Emirates website here. Note that base and Silver members can buy 100,000 and Gold/Platinum 200,000 Skywards miles in a calendar […]

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The Weekly Wrap: GX+ North America and Spirit’s New Loyalty Program

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

In this edition of The Weekly Wrap we’re chatting with Philip Balaam, president of Inmarsat Aviation, about the company’s tie-up with Hughes to create a new in-flight connectivity solution, GX+ North America. Plus FreeSpirit, OpenIFC, and showers in t…

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The Good Times Are Ending With Delta, Hawaii’s Reopening Not So Smooth, United’s Change of Heart Is Good For Passengers & More

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far. Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like,…

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DLD 311: Farewell to the 580s

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

No, that’s not a typo. We’re celebrating and mourning the loss of the Convair 580s from commercial service, now slated for next year, among many other things in this week’s episode.
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U.S. DOT Fines Emirates $400,000

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

EmiratesU.S. Department of Transportation usually referred to just U.S. DOT, published an enforcement order on Thursday against Emirates. Emirates has used airspace prohibited by the U.S. while the flight had been available for purchase under JetBlue’s B6-code that is a big nono. You can access Emirates here. Here’s the enforcement notice: Conclusion Let’s see if […]

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Emirates Buy Skywards Miles And Earn Tier Miles In The Process September 24 – October 3, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates has launched a new offer to buy Skywards miles with a twist that we haven’t previously seen. You can earn ONE tier mile for every FOUR awards miles you purchase between September 24 – October 3, 2020. You can access this offer on Emirates’ website here. Price of miles: Non-elite members can buy up […]

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United announces new long-haul routes for 2021

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Airline route networks must adapt to shifting demand and long-haul operations are no exception. United Airlines is the latest player to make a move on that front, announcing seven routes today with service slated to launch between December and Summer 2…

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IHG Rewards Club Emirates Skywards Triple Miles Through March 31, 2021 (Book By December 31)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club has launched a new bonus miles opportunity for Emirates Skywards member stays through March 31, 2021. You can earn triple Emirates Skywards miles (6 or 3 depending on the IHG brand) if booked by December 31. You can access and register for this offer on IHG’s website here. READ MORE: IHG Rewards […]

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Emirates Advertises & Sells Flights To Thailand From September 1, Thai Consulate Reacts With Denial Post

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates has created controversy this week as they advertised the resumption of flights to/from Bangkok while even selling tickets on these services despite the continued entry ban. The Royal Thai Consulate in Dubai has published a post on Facebook saying that “certain airlines” are advertising service to Thailand despite no commercial flights being allowed into […]

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Emirates Now Requires Negative Covid-19 Test From All Passengers (Including Those Connecting)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Emirates FirstEmirates and Dubai have again changed the Covid-19 test requirements for those flying to OR transiting via Dubai. Emirates now requires all passengers, including those on transit, to have a negative Covid-19 test result that is performed within 96 hours of departure. You can access Emirates’ page for travel information here. Here’s information that Emirates […]

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