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Ryanair in Ljubljana & new Asian low-budget carrier

August 30th, 2011

After Adria Airways revealed its reduction plans which will impact the traffic to and from Ljubljana Airport, the airport’s authorities spotted an opportunity to keep the passenger numbers on the current level by attracting the Irish low-cost airlines Ryanair.

As some of you may remember, Ryanair has already entered the Slovenian market once but withdrew after some months. The talks may not only help the airport but also result in cheap flights to Ljubljana for UK travellers.

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Airlines, Asia, Europe, News by Continent, Ryanair, Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines check in

August 3rd, 2011

In today’s instalment of our series presenting the check-in options available for the customers of low-cost airlines as well as traditional carriers, we are going to look into how to check in when flying with an Asian carrier which is associated with two things – a very hight standard of services and the image if the Singapore Girl. Yes, that is right, it is Singapore Airlines.

Online check-in

That is as simple as it gets. Click on the Travel Information-bar and choose «online check-in». Then use your SQ Booking reference/618 ticket number and your last name (as in passport).

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Airlines, Airports, Check-in, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Changi Airport, Tips and hints

Deals of the week

April 27th, 2011

No Wednesday can go by without a post dedicated to the most interesting deals of the week. So what are the current discounts and what have airlines across the world put on sale these days?

Returns to evergreen European destinations from €59


The Dutch low-cost airline Transavia has recently launched a sale on flights to everybody’s favourite European destinations. Take look at just three examples of the flights on sale:

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Transavia

The best in-flight food and the funnies complaint letter

March 9th, 2011

 

When it comes to in-flight food, which nowadays is a regular ancillary service and no longer and obvious part of the flying experience, we can observe a stratification which by and large comes down to two trends. Low-cost airlines overcharge you for a dishwater of a coffee and a child portion of insipid food which makes them what they are: low-cost.

 

On the other hand there are those more traditional carriers offering a variety of products depending how much you are willing to put up. That kind of diversity is surely advantageous in that is gives one a freedom of choice. Let us take a look at just a few examples of airlines know for quality food.

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Air France, Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Funny, Lufthansa, Other, Singapore Airlines, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic flight attendants officially hottest

February 15th, 2011

What is it? Red, hot and hight in the sky? The answer is Virgin Atlantic flight attendants who recently have been voted the hottest in their profession. Undoubtedly both the latest incredibly sensual and sexy TV ad and the well-cut red uniforms has contributed to their image but the decisive factor is, naturally enough, their beauty.

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Airlines, Etihad Airways, Funny, Interesting videos, Other, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic

Singapore Airlines to expand to South-America

January 12th, 2011

 

Good news for the long-haul flights enthusiasts – the renowned carrier Singapore Airlines announced it would launch a new route to the fascinating and remote Sao Paolo.

The flights from Singapore to Sao Paolo will be in operation as of March 28, 2011. The carrier will operate the new route thrice a week via Barcelona. As for the aircraft, the route will be served with Boeing 777-00ER.

We bet you wonder about the price. We hasten to inform you – economy class fares start at SGD 2598 one-way inclusive of all taxes and surcharges. The number of seats at this attractive price is limited and they are not available on every day. That is to say – should you be interested in getting hold of a reasonable air ticket to this amazing destination, go immediately over to the carrier’s website. Just click HERE.

Airlines, Asia, News by Continent, Singapore Airlines, South and Central America

Fun facts about airlines and airtravels

December 23rd, 2010

 

 

It is coming up to Christmas eve and it is about time you chilled out in the middle of the pre-Christmas rush. Hence today’s post is not about aifares deals or the opening about new rutes. Grab a cup of hot tea and entertain youselv by reading fun facts about airlines.

There is nothing that makes as strong an impression as BIG numbers. And these numbers are big as heck. Not without reason it is claimed that after fuel and maintenance catering is the big thing within the aviation industry. American Airlines managed to save USD 40,000 after taking away ONE OLIVE from each portion of salad served on board!!

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Airport Amsterdam, KLM, Other, Singapore Airlines, Tips and hints

5 most luxurious aircraft interiors: aerial megalomania

November 2nd, 2010

The images from the life of high society have always enjoyed an enormous popularity. For some reason many of us feel the urge to take a peep into the world of lavish luxury despite we know that this word is out of our reach. Or maybe precise because of it.

Let us gave in to this temptation and peek at the most luxurious aircraft interiors through the crack of our screens. We arbitrarily chose 5 plane interiors we found interesting and present them in random order.

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Africa, Airlines, Asia, Australia, New Zealand etc., Etihad Airways, Europe, North America, Other, Singapore Airlines, South and Central America

Virgin America again named best in US

October 21st, 2010

Virgin America, carrier with its base in Burlingame (in proximity to San Francisco International Airport), was named the nation’s best airline, according to the Condé Nast Traveler’s readers awards. Singapore Airlines, in the Condé Nast survey, was voted the best airline globally.

Virgin America has captured the award for three consecutive years. The survey reflects the opinions of almost 26,000 of Condé Nast Traveler readers. Virgin America is pushing ahead with an expansion strategy. Earlier this year the airline said it will more than double its fleet and routes with the purchase of 40 new planes, a $3.2 billion order at list price.

The carrier flies to 11 airports, including San Francisco, New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Las Vegas. It will add Dallas and Los Cabos in December and Cancun Airport starting in January 2011.

Other, Singapore Airlines, Virgin America

Singapore – promotion with an air of the exotic

August 18th, 2010

Yesterday we wrote about a carrier from distant latitudes, well at least for most of the readers, and today we stick to the same geographical area as Singapore Airlines kicked off a jolly nice promotion. What is is all about? To cut long story short, all travellers from Singapore can rub their hands with glee because the promotion includes plenty of charming places such as Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Melbourne or London. The port of departure is as suggested Singapore and as for the fares, they range from SGD 218 for Singapore – Kuala Lumpur to SGD 1588 for Singapore – Auckland.

It remains to mention that the offer is valid for travel between September 1 and November 18 and you can book you seats from now to August 31, 2010. We wish all of you who have an excess of between SGD 218 and SGD 1588 in their wallets a fabulous trip. Deails on the carrier’s website.

Did you know that Singapore is a premier shopping destination? Our colleagues at Tripomatic have assembled the best tips on where to shop in Singapore. Go check them out!

 

Airfare Deals, Airlines, Singapore Airlines