Avianca LifeMiles are a popular currency as they can be bought at large discounts and redeemed for premium cabin flights on Star Alliance airlines. This can be a lucrative way to book Business and First Class flights for much less than the retail ticket price. Read more: How to Buy and Redeem Avianca LifeMiles Avianca regularly offers up to 145% bonus miles on LifeMiles … [Read more...]
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Iceland's debt-ridden low-cost carrier, WOW AIR, has ceased operations. As of 28 March 2019, all WOW AIR flights have been cancelled and stranded passengers have been told to book new tickets on other airlines. Icelandair, the country's other major airline, has been offering discounted tickets to stranded passengers. Meanwhile, affected passengers that booked with a credit … [Read more...]
Thai Airways has announced a significant devaluation to its Royal Orchid Plus frequent flyer program. The airline is selling the changes as rewarding customers with "more miles" and "more award flexibility". But, make no mistake - the value in this frequent flyer program is being gutted. The changes will take effect from 1 October 2019, so at least Thai Airways has given … [Read more...]
Malindo Air will launch non-stop flights from Adelaide to Bali from 16 April 2019. The 4x weekly flights, to be operated by Boeing 737s, will continue from Bali to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The new Malindo Air flights were originally announced last month, but tickets only went on sale this week. Jetstar is the only other airline to currently fly direct between Adelaide … [Read more...]
Air Asia will commence non-stop flights from Perth to Lombok in Indonesia from 9 June 2019. The new route offers Perth residents an alternative to Bali, and there are some great launch fares available from just $155 return. The Perth-Lombok flights will run 4 times per week on an Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Indonesia Air Asia. The outbound flight, QZ471, will depart … [Read more...]