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April 13, 2020

New TAP Routes to Cape Town and Cancun

Update (April 17, 2020): Award space with United MileagePlus is now wide-open on the Cape Town and Cancun routes. Interestingly only Business awards are available on the Cancun route.

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April 2, 2020

JAL Economy 777-200 GMP-HND Review

Back in January I flew Japan Airlines (JAL) from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Haneda (HND). It was definitely one of the better economy flights I’ve experienced recently. From the crew and cabin, to the seat and food, everything was excellent. My only complaint was not being able to choose my seats in advance. Read more about that below.

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March 5, 2020

Travelling during COVID-19: Tips & Resources

The recent 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) is definitely having a large impact on the travel and airlines. Whether you’re currently travelling or planning to travel there are many different aspects that may affect you, including suspended flight services and country travel restrictions.

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January 27, 2020

ANA Award Availability from Stockholm (ARN) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

SAS EuroBonus has just released award availability on the new ANA direct flight between Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) and Tokyo Haneda (HND). Award space is currently wide-open, which is a rare sight for any Tokyo route. A maximum of 3 economy seats and 2 business seats have been released per day. Get your flights while they last!

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January 13, 2020

AwardFares 101 - Getting Started

AwardFares makes it easy to find and track award availability. Learn more about the core features available in AwardFares.

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December 11, 2019

Seat Maps and More Cabin Annotations

We recently announced a new Gold/Diamond feature that lets you see cabin information for certain flights. Read more here Introducing Cabin Annotations. Today we’ve released cabin annotations for many more airlines and even added support for seat maps.

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December 4, 2019

Lufthansa First Class Routes (December 2019)

Lufthansa currently offers First Class with 3 different aircraft types on 30 routes (20 from Frankfurt and 10 from Munich). Most routes are quite consistent, but some changes do occur so it can be difficult to keep track them. Here’s an updated list of all routes as of December, 2019.

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November 29, 2019

Introducing Cabin Annotations

Cabin type information is now available for certain flights. Most Singapore Airlines flights and some ANA flights will now display the type of cabin used for that particular flight, if the information is available. Note that this feature is only available to Gold and Diamond members.

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November 9, 2019

Scandinavian Mountains Airport

Scandinavian Mountains Airport (SCR/ESKS) is a new airport in Sweden that will begin operations during December 2019. The airport will serve the Sälen, Idre, and Trysil ski resorts. SAS will operate seasonal flights from Copenhagen (CPH), Aalborg (AAL), and even London Heathrow (LHR). SAS Press Release

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November 5, 2019

Haneda Maintenance Facilities Tour

Haneda International Airport in Tokyo offers tours of the aircraft maintenance facilities. There are two tours available, one operated by ANA and the other by their main competitor JAL. Both are free but you need to make a reservation ahead of time. Note that the tours are in Japanese only but are still suitable for non-Japanese speakers.

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October 29, 2019

EuroBonus Point of Sale Award Space

Recently we noticed that EuroBonus award availability can differ depending on which “point of sale” (country) you are searching from. Depending on which version of the SAS website you access you will search availability for a different point of sale.

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October 21, 2019

Adding a Scandinavia Zone

Just a small update today. We have now added a new zone for Scandinavia so that you can easily find award flights to or from all Scandinavian airports.