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News & offers: UK to tax frequent flyers?, Free flights with Malaysia Airlines & Hotels.com changes

UK to tax frequent flyers? A couple of days ago the news covered a proposal to tax frequent flyers. Apparently 1% of English residents take one-fifth of overseas flights. The Committee on Climate Change advised that aviation is likely to become the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK…





New Virgin A350 Upper Class Seat – the whole truth & nothing but the truth

A few things –  All flights, hotels and associated costs were paid by Virgin Atlantic. The outbound flight was a press-only charter. Virgin Atlantic staff from various departments were onboard for questions and “issues”. Virgin are very proud of this new product. I was excited.  Now I am a bit sad…


News: BA strike cancelled, Iberia 8 day strikes?, new Bonvoy Maldives redemption & the ultimate avgeek experience

BA pilots’ strike cancelled The British Airline Pilots Association has today called off the next strike scheduled for 27th September in the dispute between British Airways and its pilots. BALPA said the strikes on 9th and 10th September had demonstrated the anger and resolve of pilots. It was now time…