HOW DO THE IMPENDING CHANGES IN BA EXECUTIVE CLUB AFFECT ME?

British Airways (BA) has announced that on 28 April their loyalty and rewards program, British Airways Executive Club (BAEC) is changing. These changes will translate into differences in the way you earn and burn Avios, the frequent flyer currency....

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QANTAS DECREASES FREQUENT FLYER CHARGES ON CLASSIC AWARD REDEMPTIONS

One of the biggest bugbears for Frequent Flyers is the pesky fuel surcharge that some airlines around the world lop on top of award seat redemptions. Finding a seat is not only difficult but also costly owing to surcharges...

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HOW TO GET UPGRADED TO BUSINESS CLASS ON AMERICAN AIRLINES BY PURCHASING A DISCOUNTED COACH (ECONOMY) TICKET ON UNITED

My travel arrangements and flight itineraries can seem pretty hectic in the eyes of others. I am constantly on the move and often changing cities on a daily basis. With this hectic schedule and dynamic lifestyle schedules and planning...

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FREE AMEX BLANKET HIRE AT BEN & JERRY’S OPENAIR CINEMAS ON BONDI BEACH

A visit to Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas on Bondi Beach is a great way to spend a Summer’s day in Sydney’s famous beachside suburb. Feature films light up the huge movie screen just before sunset with plenty of...

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QANTAS A380 TO FLY OVER SYDNEY FOR AUSTRALIA DAY

Today around 12:45 local time a Sydney Qantas A380 will conduct a flyover of Sydney Harbour as part of the city’s Australia Day celebrations. Sydneysiders on the harbour foreshore should have a great vantage point to witness the goliath...

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QANTAS 747-400 VH-OJA TO RETIRE IN ILLAWARRA

In early March 2015 the people of Sydney will witness the last flight of one of Qantas Airways special 'Jumbo' Boeing 747 multi-deck airliners.  Weather permitting, VH-OJA will be retired on what is to be possibly one of the shortest flights (outside of testing) ever...

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PLATINUM AMERICAN EXPRESS CARD HOLDERS OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND SECURITY FAST TRACK AT T1 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

To complement the recent opening of the American Express Lounge at T1 Sydney International Airport Platinum Card Members and supplementary card holders can now fast track through immigration and security checks on departure. Fast track through immigration and security has...

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FLY EMIRATES FROM THE USA TO ITALY FOR ONLY USD$199 EACH WAY AND EARN NEARLY 4000 FREQUENT FLYER POINTS

Emirates is running an unbelievably good promotion offering two roundtrip tickets from New York (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for USD$799 in Economy Class (i.e.USD$199 each-way or USD$399 return each for two people). The fare basis code is TLCMPUS4 indicating that...

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JETSTAR SALE ON NOW FOR 48 HOURS FOR FLIGHTS FROM AUSTRALIA TO FIJI

Subject to Government approval Jetstar has announced a new direct flight route from the Gold Coast, Australia to Nadi, Fiji commencing Mar 31, 2015. To celebrate they have announced a 48 hour sale with flights from Australia to Fiji from...

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15% OFF CLASSIC AWARD WITH QANTAS FREQUENT FLYER

Some of you may already have received this E-mail from Qantas. Although not the absolute best use of QFF points in terms of value it is compliant with The Flight Doc's 3rd pillar - Discounts, Bonuses, Multipliers. So it...

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