Singapore Offering 50% Discount on SilkAir Award Redemptions

Singapore Airlines is now allowing customers to book award flights on its regional subsidiary SilkAir at a 50% discount. Awards are available starting at just 3,750 miles each way between Singapore (SIN) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL), and 6,250 between SIN and Phnom Penh (PNH) and Phuket (HKT). This sale is valid for departures until October…

Etihad Will Operate the A380 Twice Daily to JFK Starting Next June

Etihad Airways will soon be upgrading its second daily flight from New York (JFK) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) from a Boeing 777-300ER to an Airbus A380. This means starting June 1, 2017, you’ll have a better chance of finding availability to book yourself a $32,000 ticket in the over-the-top, super-opulent Etihad Residence on future trips to the UAE…

Review: SAS (A330) New Lie-Flat Business Class from Newark to Oslo

TO THE POINT: Scandinavian’s new lie-flat A330 business class is absolutely fantastic. The pros: ultra-private seats, excellent flight attendants and top-notch food. The cons: award availability can be a bit hit or miss. This trip began with an insane Star Alliance business-class fare — that in and of itself was the score of the century….

JetBlue Could Be Eyeing Flights Between the US and Europe

JetBlue has been expanding its route network, broadening both its domestic and international markets that had previously been serviced by other US-based carriers or smaller, local airlines. Now, it seems the carrier might have its sights set on something much bigger. According to a recent article by The Wall Street Journal, there are clues that JetBlue could be considering expanding its network to…

JetBlue Offers Nationwide Fare Sale from $34 Each Way

JetBlue is known for amazing flash sales and great customer service. While this sale doesn’t include $30 transcontinental flights, many short and medium-haul routes in its network are heavily discounted for summer and fall travel. Flights to popular summer destinations like Nantucket (ACK) and Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) are very affordable thanks to the sale. Better…

Exciting New Routes for July 2016 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert shares just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details…

British Airways Cuts Costs by Pulling Some Club World Amenities

Update: A BA rep reached out to clarify that travelers in First and Club World will still have access to the arrivals lounge if their flight lands after 12:00pm. However, they won’t have much time, as the lounge closes at 2:00pm. We recently shared some tips for how you can maximize your next trip to Europe,…

The Search for MH370 Will Soon Be Suspended

It’s been more than two years since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared — and to this day, very little information is known about the whereabouts of the aircraft and what exactly happened to it. Now, the three countries leading the investigation — China, Malaysia and Australia — have decided to suspend the search if nothing…

Deal Alert: US to Southeast Asia from $516 Round-Trip on Cathay Pacific

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Should I Earn Airline Miles or Transferable Points?

TPG reader Bill sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning points: “Would it be better to get a United card and earn miles, or get the Chase Sapphire Preferred card and transfer those points to United?” Deciding which credit card to use is an important step in maximizing your return on everyday spending. A lot of cards offer…