Category Archives: Airlines

British Airways Winter Sale!

If you’re quick, you can enjoy great savings with the special fares to London, Europe, the USA and Canada in BA Hot Winter Sale.

BA are offering reduced return fares* in World Traveller (economy) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy). And all their fares include government taxes, fees and surcharges.

You can fly anytime until 31 May 2012 – but you need to book by 31 January 2012.

*Terms and Conditions apply. Please see for full details.


Emarites Global Sale for 2012

Don’t miss this incredible start to the year. Sale ends today!!!

Celebrate 2012 with Emirates’ global sale to over 100 destinations around the world, for travel from 22nd January to 30th June 2012.

Qatar Airways Discount!

The offer is valid for 3 DAYS ONLY 15-17 NOV.

Below are the policies:

 Book before 17th November 2011 23:59 local time
• Sale offer:
       • Up to 25% savings on fares in Economy Class
       • Up to 20% savings on fares in Business Class
       • Up to 15% savings on fares in First Class* 
              • Only available on routes where no Business Class cabin is operated
Travel between 21st November and 31st May 2012
• All travel must be completed by 31st May 2012
• Valid on Qatar Airways operated flights only
• Offer applies to return tickets only
• Changes are not permitted
• No refunds; a 100% cancellation fee is applicable
• Child fares are set to 75% of the applicable adult fare 
• Infants fares are set to 20% of the adult fare
• Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights and dates
• Other conditions apply, please review the terms at the time of booking

Remember when Sir Richard Branson served as a Stewardess?

Apparently, Virgin Atlantic is eager to twist every negative situation into positive by making a good publicity stunt out of it. Remember our old post LINK. Well, I remembered this yet another publicity stunt.

The Chairman of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson dressed as a female flight attendant and served drinks on board by Air Asia X’s flight between London Stansted and Kuala Lumpur, after losing a bet with Tony Fernandes, the chief executive of the low-cost airline.

The 1996 Publicity stunt by Sir Richard when he famously wore a wedding dress for the Launch of Virgin Bride.

The two businessmen placed a wager on whose Formula One team would finish higher in the 2010 constructors’ championship. While neither Sir Richard’s Virgin Racing or Mr Fernandes’s Lotus F1 team scored a single point in 2010, Mr Fernandes won the bet by virtue of better finishing positions.

The two bosses agreed that the loser would perform flight attendant duties on board one of the other’s aircraft. Sir Richard will be expected to wear heels, make-up and a red dress, and will be asked to perform lavatory-cleaning duties.

I think seats on board the flight were auctioned, with the proceeds going to the charity of Sir Richard’s choice.

BA offers courses in surviving plane crashes

BA is offering its frequent flyers the chance to trade in their air miles for a place on a course instructing passengers how to survive plane crashes.

Members of the British Airway’s Executive Club will be able to benefit from a four-hour session on air safety, when the scheme begins next year.

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Anyway, Those who sign up to the courses can learn techniques to increase their chances of surviving a crash. It will cost around £125.

Andy Clubb, the BA manager running the course said: “It makes passengers safer when travelling by giving additional skills and information, it dispels all those internet theories about the ‘brace position, and it just gives people so much more confidence in flying.”

A passenger’s complaint turns him into the Airline’s food tester!

A passenger who wrote an amusing complaint letter to convey his disappointment with the food served on Virgin Atlantic has been invited by Sir Richard Branson to select the food and drinks for future Virgin flights.

I am not sure if the passenger actually took the opportunity. But in his letter, along with a couple of images of the dish attached, the passenger said that opening the lid of the main meal was like being given a “dead hamster for Christmas”.

LOL, You gotta give him credit for his creativity & sense of humor 🙂

Book your Eid Holiday & Win with Emirates & MasterCard

Emirates in association with MasterCard is offering you a chance to win the value of your ticket back up to USD 750*. Simply book your Business Class or Economy Class ticket online using your MasterCard between 16th October and 14th December 2011, and you could be a lucky winner. This offer is valid for outbound travel** on or before 31st March 2012.

Three winners will be selected every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 16th October and 14th December 2011***. MasterCard debit cardholders will get double the chance to win. Take advantage of this offer, book your ticket to any of Emirates 100+ destinations worldwide and enjoy their award-winning service along the way.

In addition, Skywards members can also earn bonus Miles when booking online with Miles Accelerator. To join Skywards members, click HERE and enjoy a world of rewards.


Terms and conditions apply.

* Prize amount will be equal to the value of the ticket purchased up to maximum of USD 750.
**This offer is only valid for residents with travel originating from the following countries: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar.
***Winners will be notified by email.