United Airlines – Facts & Figures

Updated 2019: United Airlines is one of the top US airlines with several hubs across the USA and one of the largest commercial carriers in the world serving more than 300 destinations worldwide. As one of the founding StarAlliance airlines, they can take you all over the world with their partners and their rewards program MileagePlus has equally far reach. … Continue reading

Thomas Cook collapses – what to do now?

Thomas Cook, the European travel company that started 178 years ago and pioneered package tours, has declared bankruptcy and ceased operations today. All flights, vacations and tours are cancelled. The UK government has launched a repatriation effort to bring home more than 150,000 Thomas Cook customers currently abroad on vacation and has chartered a fleet of planes to do so. Because … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Spontaneous Escapes October 2019: Up to 30% off award flights!

Singapore Airlines made their award sales “Spontaneous Escapes” a permanent feature of the program earlier this year and they continue offering great deals for last-minute award trips. In October 2019, you can fly from Singapore to Frankfurt or Duesseldorf, Germany, for only 64,400 miles one-way in their fantastic SQ Business Class or for only 26,600 in their also very good Economy  Cabin! Flights around South East … Continue reading

Review TAP Air Portugal Economy – Full service airline at LCC prices

TAP Air Portugal offers a full-service experience, yet often competes at Low-Cost Carrier prices. In Economy you get standard seats, a complimentary meal and drinks and some entertainment. As a StarAlliance Elite member, you get priority check-in, FastTrack, lounge access and priority boarding, too. That’s good enough reason to choose them over LCCs or consider them next to other full-service … Continue reading

Review TAP Air Portugal Business Class short-haul

TAP Air Portugal offers a standard European Business Class product on short-haul flights – Economy seats with extra legroom and an empty middle seat, lounge access and fast-track on the ground and a full meal even on shorter flights. That’s a good deal on a connection to an intercontinental flight, but not worth to pay extra for on an intra-European … Continue reading

TAP Air Portugal – Facts & Figures

TAP Air Portugal is the flag carrier of Portugal. Over the last few years, TAP has gone through a transformation from a dusty, little known airline to a modern, innovative carrier that offers new cabins and friendly service at very competitive prices. As a StarAlliance carrier, they are a great alternative across the Atlantic, to Africa and around Europe. Find out all … Continue reading