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Etihad Airways Partners tinker to merge loyalty programmes

ETIHAD Airways Partners (EAP), a unique partnership comprising eight airlines, has announced further steps aimed at aligning the benefits for tiered members of the separate frequent flyer programmes operated by each airline. The partnership comprises Etihad Airways, airberlin, Alitalia, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional, Jet Airways, and NIKI which …

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Jennifer Aniston makes a new friend on Emirates

 HOLLYWOOD actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston makes a return to the Emirates A380, and makes a new friend, in a new global digital and TV advertising campaign for the world’s best airline*. The ad builds on the success of the first Emirates-Jennifer Aniston ad launched last year, a much …

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Delta offers Wi-Fi on every flight between Africa and United States

DELTA Air Lines has completed the roll-out of Wi-Fi on its international fleet, enabling all customers flying on its nonstop services from Africa to Atlanta and New York-JFK to stay connected at 30,000 feet. The final Boeing 777 – one of a number serving South Africa – has now been …

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BA tips customers on how to explore frequent flyer programme

LIKE Pokemon Go, loyalty programmes keep appearing in the most unlikely places; from your local coffee shop to the carwash. Sometimes the rewards don’t justify the effort of signing up but when there’s an overseas trip or two on the line perhaps it’s worth paying attention. The idea of rewarding …

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Organizing Your Travel Plan 101

TRAVELLING is all about fun and fresh experiences. What isn’t fun is getting lost on a trip without a clue of the local language or how to get yourself understood. Imagine being stranded at a train station in Japan with over a hundred persons walking past you, and you can’t …

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Delta introduces world’s first all-suite business class with Delta One suite

Lay back, relax and enjoy the flight in the comfort, privacy, and exclusivity of your own suite. Delta Air Lines is redefining international business class travel with the introduction of the Delta One suite, the first business class cabin to feature a sliding door at each suite. Designed with an …

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BA offers Nigerian travellers frequent flyer miles during Check-in

British Airways has commenced an instant rewards scheme for customers in Nigeria, with all travellers who are non-members of the airline’s Executive Club loyalty programme receiving frequent flier miles upon check-in. Speaking on the mechanics of the new initiative which began last week at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, …

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Delta Air Lines deploys state-of-the-art baggage tracking tech in Nigeria

Delta Air Lines is deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) baggage tracking technology across its system, including between Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The move will provide Nigerian customers with improved real-time tracking of luggage throughout the travel experience.  Delta remains the only U.S. carrier to …

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Dana Air echoes vow to superior on-time performance

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air has reiterated its commitment to superior on-time performance which was the core of its excellent services, when it took to the skies on November 10, 2008. According to the Accountable Manager of the airline, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, Dana Air, has always taken the lead in ensuring …

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Airbus demonstrates A350 XWB quality inspection by drone

Airbus has demonstrated aircraft visual inspection using a drone at the Farnborough Airshow, an innovation that will reduce lost time for aircraft inspection to mere minutes instead of hours using conventional methods. The drone, equipped with a high-definition camera, performs visual inspection for the upper part of the aircraft. It …

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