Travelling to Brazil? Internal flights can be expensive. But if you happen to have some spare Etihad Guest miles, you can use these to book a flight on GOL Airlines. Award seats on GOL are surprisingly cheap and there are no fuel surcharges, so this can be very good value. GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and one of Etihad's 24 partner airlines. It also operates … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As a partner of Virgin Australia, you can use Velocity frequent flyer points to travel on Etihad. It is possible to buy frequent flyer points to redeem on Etihad flights.
Last week it was announced that Royal Air Maroc will join the Oneworld alliance in 2020. This means that, eventually, Qantas Frequent Flyer members (and members of other Oneworld airlines' frequent flyer programs) will be able to redeem their points for Royal Air Maroc awards. The ability to redeem Qantas points for Royal Air Maroc flights will open up some interesting … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways has introduced a new fare type which doesn't include checked luggage. Etihad's new hand-luggage only fares are being sold as "Economy Deal" tickets and include only up to 7kg of carry-on luggage. Economy Deal fares also cannot be cancelled or upgraded, and Etihad Guest miles are earned at a reduced rate. Economy Saver tickets continue to include 30kg of … [Read more...]
AFF member agentgerko has lost a substantial amount of Amex points after attempting to transfer them to the Etihad Guest program. This member transferred the points on 26 January this year. Despite numerous complaints and follow-up phone calls, the miles are now nowhere to be seen. Etihad Guest transfers from Amex are supposed to take "about 7 business days" but so far it has … [Read more...]
Etihad offers "apartments" in First class on all A380 flights between Abu Dhabi & Sydney, London, Paris and New York. Find out how you can book a seat using Virgin Australia Velocity points, Etihad Guest miles or American Airlines AAdvantage miles. The Opportunity The Etihad Airways First Class Apartments are an amazing product. Found on all Etihad A380 aircraft, … [Read more...]