Background Dubai airport (DXB) is the busiest airport in the world - in terms of international passenger traffic. It has been No. 1 for the past 5 years. In 2018, approximately 90 million passengers traveled through DXB. In December 2018, DXB welcomed its billionth … [Read more...] about Dubai airport gets rebranded
Deal details Air India is offering an excellent deal on business class round-trip fares from Abu-Dhabi to Mumbai. The fares are applicable for February, March and April. On most dates, the round-trip fare is $372, which is almost half of its competitors (Jet Airways and Etihad). … [Read more...] about [Deal Alert] Business Class fares from Abu Dhabi to India!
A Recap In the previous post (Part 1), I had covered the value of Etihad miles if used for upgrade (Economy->Business). The returns did not seem particularly lucrative for short-haul flights or connecting flights (with stopover in Abu Dhabi). In part 2 of the series, let … [Read more...] about Etihad Guest Redemptions – the ULTIMATE guide (Part 2)
An Introduction Enough and more has been written about Etihad – the “Residence” experience, its recent struggles towards profitability and the equity alliance it has built. That requires a separate post on its own. In this post, I will concentrate on the redemption opportunities … [Read more...] about Etihad Guest Redemption – the ULTIMATE guide (Part 1 of 3)
We finally have a date for the launch of the integrated Bonvoy program - February 13, 2019. This is when the elusive Category 8 will be launched (although not bookable until March 2019) and the peak and off-peak pricing comes in. Before this, I have enumerated some of the best … [Read more...] about Marriott Bonvoy Redemption Opportunities in Middle-East