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Singapore Airlines A330 Engine Failure Mid-Flight

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A scary incident for the 182 passengers and 12 crew onboard a Singapore Airlines flight Singapore to Shanghai occurred this pas weekend as the plane’s engines lost power and was forced to descend 13,000 feet. Per Business Insider, Over the weekend, Singapore Airlines Flight 836, flying from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power mid-flight on both of its Rolls-Royce…

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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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How To Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Airline Programs

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Transferring Citi ThankYou points to airline or hotel loyalty programs is a relatively new feature and the options are limited to global airlines and Hilton Hotels at the moment. But there can still be value in transferring Citi ThankYou points to these partners. The process to transfer the points is straightforward and once complete, you’ll have miles…

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Citi ThankYou Transfer Options Makes Points More Flexible

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Citi ThankYou points have just become more valuable. They’ve now introduced the option to transfer ThankYou points into 8 global airline loyalty programs vastly expanding the use of points in your ThankYou accounts. Granted, some of these airlines are already transfer partners of American Express, like Cathay Pacific AsiaMiles, and even Singapore which is a transfer…

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Close Call: Two Planes Nearly Collide Over Houston

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Air traffic controllers have the trust of the flying public. And when things go right, little gets noticed outside the occasional and very rare “applause” during landing. But when things go wrong, as it almost did last Thursday, the consequences can result in a terrible tragedy. Just this past Thursday, things didn’t go as planned.…

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Viral Singapore Air A380 Remote Controlled Plane Flight

Here’s an incredible video of a remote controlled Singapore Airlines A380. It’s already received over 6.8 million views on YouTube. The video below is from an air show which you can see the A380 taking off, flying around and landing. According to this Facebook post, Peter Michel built the A380 model complete with scale engines…

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Singapore Air A380 Loses Cabin Pressure And Diverts To Azerbaijan

Singapore Air flight 317 left London on January 5, 2014 but never made it to its destination. On the way to Singapore at 1:03 am oxygen masks were deployed as the A380 was carrying 467 passengers and 27 crewmembers onboard. I don’t know about you, but I’d be a little nervous if I was ever…

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Free Singapore Transit S$20 Voucher During Singapore Transit

Next time you are transiting Singapore’s Changi Airport you could enjoy a free S$20 voucher good to use on shopping, dining or even lounge access while in side the terminal. We’ll share the information on how to request and receive the S$20 voucher. Update: I wrote this post without knowing that there is a S$40…

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Aloft To Asia – Singapore Business Class From Singapore To Seoul

I boarded flight 608 from Singapore to Seoul very much looking to stretching out in Singapore Air’s large, comfy Business Class seats. During my flight from Seoul to Singapore, I felt like two people could have sat in the seat, so I thought I’d get a full 5 or 6 hour rest before arriving in…

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Aloft To Asia – Singapore Air Business Class Lounge

I got a call from my driver that the car was waiting downstairs as I was finishing my last drink in Singapore. I closed my tab at the Fullerton Bay Lantern Rooftop Bar and Lounge, said my goodbyes and hopped into the S Class Mercedes for the 25 minute ride to the airport. My first…

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Aloft To Asia – Singapore Fullerton Bay Rooftop Happy Hour

The Fullerton Bay hotel in Singapore sits on Singapore’s Marina Bay waterfront. With the city skyline behind it and the bay in front of it, the views from the rooftop bar are surreal for any first time visitor to Singapore. The hotel was ranked as the third best new business hotel in Singapore in 2012…

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Aloft To Asia – Update Gangnam Style

I was amazed after my first flight in Singapore Air Business Class from Korea to Singapore. I prepared myself for the superior service in Singapore Business Class since I normally fly domestic within the U.S., but what I wasn’t prepared for was the superior Gangnam Style Korean dance move that has taken over the internet by storm. The kid…

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Aloft To Asia – Singapore Business Class Review ICN To SIN

The next six hours in my Singapore Business Class seat were eye-opening. This was my first flight on Singapore Airlines. I’ve always wanted to experience their Business Class service and it didn’t disappoint. I’m not sure if it was the jet lag or the three glasses of champagne but I felt like Alex did when…

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Changing Singapore Airlines First Class Award On United Website Fail

A few weeks ago I set out to cancel my First Class Singapore Airlines award tickets. My goal was to cancel the ticket with as little out of pocket cost in terms of miles and dollars. Gary of View from the Wing, shared his thoughts on how to save the most money when cancelling an…

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Singapore Air Champagne Diaries And Singapore Slings

It’s time for another Points, Miles & Martinis happy hour. We bring you Champagne Diaries and Singapore Slings from aboard Singapore Air flight SQ15. After our long flight in Korean Air Business Class and a quick visit to the Asiana Business Class lounge at Seoul Incheon International Airport, we had to try the signature Singapore…

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Aloft To Asia – Singapore Air Transfer And Asiana Lounge

I had to visit the transfer desk in Seoul since I flew Korean and Singapore Air on the same ticket number. I had access to both the Korean and Asiana Business class lounges but only had time to visit one. I heard reports about how easy it is to transit through the Incheon airport so…

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