Airlines

Earn Avios when flying with JetBlue

With JetBlue now flying between London and New York it is worth having a look to see if you can help your Avios wallet along if you decide to try out JetBlue’s Mint Business Class offering on your next...

Alaska Airlines launches its Baggage Tag

Alaska Airlines has launched its own e-ink luggage bag tag, making it the first carrier in the US to do so. The reusable electronic bag tag comes as other OneWorld carriers have tried the same including TAG by British Airways...

A Guide to Emirates Dubai Connect Transit Accommodation

Emirates runs a transit package called Dubai Connect, its also affectionately known in the industry as a Stopover Paid by Carrier or STPC. The purpose of the programme is to assist passengers with a transit connection of over 10 hours...

Qatar Airways Unbundled fares

Qatar Airways is giving customers more flexibility with its new Unbundled fares with the introduction of its new Economy Lite and Business Lite fares. The new lite fares will go into effect on flights starting Oct. 1 2021 and, according...

Cathay Pacific’s New Ecomony Fare

Hong Kong-based carrier Cathay Pacific has restructured its economy fare into three levels—Light, Essential and Flex, the carrier announced. In its eyes, no two journeys are the same and as such the airline has developed its ‘new’ and ‘simple-to-understand’ system...

EXPLAINED: Air Canada Elite Status Extension for Parental Leave

Air Canada has a programme to status freeze your Aeroplan Elite status for a year while you are on parental leave. The program was launched back in 2016, although it is not alone in offering such a perk, nor were...

EXPLAINED – Iberia Maternity Status Hold

Iberia has a programme that allows expecting and new mothers to status hold their Iberia Plus elite tiers while they are on maternity leave. If your travel plans are on hiatus during your parental leave, and you fully embrace your...

GUIDE: Cathay Pacific Unaccompanied Minor Policy

Unaccompanied Minor are Cathay Pacific’s most precious cargo – so their parents would argue. In the year preceding the pandemic Cathay Pacific looked after more than 4,000 children flying solo. Whether this is your first time booking the service, or you...

EXPLAINED: Qantas Status Hold called Parental Pause

Qantas has a programme called Parental Pause which lets new parents maintain their silver, gold, or platinum status for up to 18 months, regardless of how much they actually travel during this time. One benefit of the programme is that...

Philippine Airlines Unaccompanied Minor Policy

Booking an unaccompanied minor onto a Philippine Airlines service is a little different than it would seem and is somewhat different to other major airlines. Philippine law requires minor children who are travelling abroad without their parents to obtain a...

EXPLAINED: Air New Zealand Parental Status Hold

Air New Zealand has a programme aptly called ‘Status Hold - Parental’ that enables you to put aside your Airpoints status for a year while you are on parental leave. If your travel plans are on hiatus during your parental...

EXPLAINED: Qatar Airways Beyond Business

Qatar Airways, the award-winning flag carrier of the gulf has a corporate reward programme called Beyond Business. Like every other corporate reward programme (ie Malaysia Airlines’ MHBiz or British Airways’ On Business), the whole existence of these schemes is to...