BA launches new summer routes – good Avios availability

British Airways will launch 7 new routes from Manchester Airport this summer as well as 3 new destinations from Stansted. New BA Manchester flights The flights from Manchester will begin in May 17 for the summer only to Alicante, Malaga, Ibiza, Palma, Mykonos, Nice and a weekly service to London City Airport….


5 of the best apps, plugins & websites for frequent travellers & miles collectors

30K 30k is relatively new Google Chrome plug-in which works with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, Wotif, Orbitz or Cheaptickets. The plug-in is designed to show you the miles and tier points that you will earn on each flight. It works with 65 airline programs including British Airways. I tried out the…




British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew announce 6 more days of strikes

Following the 2 recent strikes by Unite members of BA’s mixed fleet cabin crew, Unite have announced further strike dates.  The official BA announcement is here. They intend to hold two further periods of industrial action  on: 5, 6 and 7 February 2017, and 9, 10 and 11 February 2017 BA…




Virgin Atlantic Upper Class to Boston from £1000 return

Last year Virgin Atlantic announced that it would be operating some new summer routes from Manchester in 2017. They will start a direct service from Manchester to Boston on 29 March until 28 October 2017 which will fly twice weekly. From 28 March 2017, Virgin will also operating three times…



Offers: Singapore Airlines sale, 5* London hotel & show for £129, Jumeirah offer

Singapore Airlines sale Singapore Airlines has had a sale going for a while including business class. To be honest most of the prices are not exactly a bargain, especially when you compare with the Qatar deals recently. However Singapore Airlines are very highly regarded and there are a couple of…