AUSTRIAN Announces Final FOKKER Flights……

AUSTRIAN Announces Final FOKKER Flights……

Austrian has released the schedule for the last handful of Fokker 100 flights that will take place this year.    The last Fokker flight will take place on December 31, but ‘OS’ announced a schedule of current Fokker destinations that will see the aircraft for the last time before the 31st.

Final Fokker Flights….

Vienna-Basel on December 27 (OS473/OS474)

Vienna-Belgrade on December 30 (OS773/OS774)

Vienna-Brussels on December 17 (OS351/OS352)

Vienna-Bucharest on December 29 (OS789/OS790)

Vienna-Chisinau on December 29 (OS655/OS656)

Vienna-Geneva on December 25 (OS575/OS576)

Vienna-Lyon on December 17 (OS403/OS404)

Vienna-Munich on December 31 (OS111/OS112)

Vienna-Skopje on December 21 (OS775 on 12/21 & OS776 on 12/22)

Vienna-Sofia on December 28 (OS793/OS794)

Vienna-Warsaw on December 27 (OS625/OS626)

AND

The final ever Austrian Fokker 100 flights will operate between Vienna and Pristina on December 31, operating as OS777 from Vienna, and OS 778 from Pristina.

H/T:  AirlineRoute.net

 

Why Not…One More Last United Mileage Plus Miles Bonus Opportunity For 2017…..

Why Not…One More Last United Mileage Plus Miles Bonus Opportunity For 2017…..

If 2 or 3 mileage sales wasn’t enough in the past few weeks….

United has announced yet another Mileage Sale that will last until the end of the year….guaranteeing that there will not be another sale that starts before 2018.

For this latest version, if you buy 70,000 to 75,000  miles you’ll receive a 100% miles bonus.   At a cost of $2625.00 for 75,000 miles, that equates to a cost per mile of 1.75 cents when you factor in the bonus miles at the 70k to 75k mileage level.

As always, the promo is tiered.    If you buy between 5,000 and 19,000 miles you’ll get a 25% bonus.   Between 20,000 and 39,000 miles you’ll get 40%, between 40k and 69,000 you’ll get a 75% bonus and 70k or over gets you a 100% bonus.

The sale ends midnight on December 31, 2017.   If you let the last few sales pass by, you might want to take advantage of this one.   You can buy 150,000 miles a year including the bonus miles.    The ‘clock’ resets to 0 on January 1, 2018 allowing you buy another 150k in the new year.

 

Lufthansa’s NEW Prepaid ‘Timepass’ Flight Passes Are A Great Holiday Gift Idea……

Lufthansa’s NEW Prepaid ‘Timepass’ Flight Passes Are A Great Holiday Gift Idea……

Lufthansa will soon begin selling prepaid Travel passes that will allow passengers to travel from Frankfurt or Munich to anywhere in Europe using a prepaid card that is allocated in flight hours.   The sales will last only during the Holiday Season.

Known as ‘Timepass’, each card can be purchased in 6, 9 or 12 hour increments and can be used to book economy flights anywhere that LH flies in Europe.     ‘Timepass’ will be available for individual travelers as well as for 2 passengers traveling together under a Companion Timepass.

The individual Timepass will cost as low as €249 Euro and will be available in 6, 9, and 12 hour denominations.  The €249 is the price for the 6 hour card.   Expect pricing to be higher for the 9 and 12 hour cards.

Companion Timepass pricing starts at €429 for a 6 hour pass and allows for 2 passengers to travel at the same time on one Timepass.

Passengers can book as many flights as they can fit within the hours that are available on the card.   For example, if you book a roundtrip ticket using Timepass to fly between Frankfurt and Prague, and if those flights are 1 hour each way, your card will be debited for 2 hours.

You can use Timepass on flights that take place between April 1, 2018 and October 27, 2018 (except for the blackout dates listed below).

There are a few restrictions for the program:

  • You can only book a route only once.    For example, you can only use Timepass between a city pair only once.   You can’t book multiple trips to the same city.
  • Travel must be roundtrip.  One way tickets cannot be booked with Timepass.
  • Tickets will book into ‘Economy Light’ fare class.
  • You must have a Friday or Saturday night stay at your destination.
  • Timepasses can not be used for booking domestic flights within Germany.
  • Black out dates for Frankfurt:  May 19-20, 2018, June 22-24, 2018, September 28-30, 2018.
  • Black out dates for Munich:   May 19-20, 2018, July 27-29, 2018.

 

For more information and FAQs on how the program works, and to sign up to be alerted when the Timepass is available for purchase, please visit Lufthansa’s Timepass Webpage.

H/T:  FlyerTalk’s Oliver2002