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September 30, 2019

Overview of Beijing Daxing routes

With the opening of the new Beijing Daxing airport (PKX) we will start to see some airlines add and move operations to the new airport. Here is a summary of all confirmed operational updates so far, grouped by alliance.

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September 13, 2019

Plan Your Holiday Award Bookings 🎄🎊

The AwardFares calendar is one of the easiest ways to find great award redemptions. Today we’ve enhanced the calendar to show additional “special” dates (beyond the normal 60 days). You can now browse 400+ routes during Christmas and New Year between December 20th and January 8th.

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August 27, 2019

Adding Flight Filter and Improving the Journey Builder Even More

We’ve added the possibility to filter for specific flight numbers (Or parts thereof) when searching. For example, let’s say you want to take a trip on the famous Island Hopper flight across Hawaii. If you just search for the route, HNL-GUM you will find both direct flights as well as the Island Hopper.

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July 29, 2019

Adding Date Range Search

It’s now possible to search with date ranges. Start by selecting a start date as usual. Once you’ve done this a new “Until when?” box will appear. Now select a second date to create your date range.

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July 24, 2019

Improving the Journey Builder

Based on all the feedback we have received after the launch of the new AwardFares UI, we are now releasing some improvements that should make it easier to build journeys. We hope you will appreciate these improvements, and please keep sending us feedback!

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July 23, 2019

Thai Airways Award Availability is Back

Earlier this year nearly all Thai Airways long-haul award availability disappeared. Now it seems most of that availability is back, especially on the Paris (CDG) - Bangkok (BKK) route. There’s lots of availability, including both Business and First during the next couple of months.

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July 22, 2019

Adding Ability to "Import" Journeys

Copying/exporting journeys has been available in AwardFares for a long time. To do so, simply click “Copy” and you’ll receive a text description of your journey:

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July 18, 2019

Launching the New AwardFares

During the last few months we’ve been working very hard on a completely new version of AwardFares with many new features and improvements. Today we’re launching the new version to everyone together with a new Diamond tier.

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July 12, 2019

Wide-Open Award Space on EVA's New Milan (MXP) Route

On Feburary 18 EVA Air launches their new European route to Milan (MXP):

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July 10, 2019

First Award Availability to Beijing Daxing (PKX)

With the opening of Beijing Daxing airport (PKX) LOT Polish Airlines is the first Star Alliance member offering award availability to the new airport. Starting on October 28 they will be moving 4 of their 7 weekly flights from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Beijing Daxing (PKX).

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July 1, 2019

Lufthansa First Class Routes (July 2019)

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June 22, 2019

Lufthansa Short Haul Business Class Review

I was recently offered a surprise operational upgrade on a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Lisbon. This gave me a great opportunity to try out Lufthansa’s short haul business class. Since this was a surprise upgrade, and the business class part of the cabin is the same as the economy class, the review will be a bit shorter than usual.