October 7 Update: Flair Airlines to offer Toronto-Palm Springs flights, earn 2x miles on all TAP Air Portugal flights & Ethiopian Airlines eyes Montreal-Addis Ababa route

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Flair Airlines
announced another new U.S. route this week. Starting
on December 15 they will offer direct non-stop flights between Toronto
and Palm Springs. The flights will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and
Saturdays. (Source Flair Airlines)

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Image via Flair Airlines


TAP Air Portugal has been offering a seat sale on
all their flights out of Canada since late September but to further
entice bookings they just added a bonus miles component to the sale as
well. Bookings made between Oct 4 and Oct 10 will earn double
Miles&Go Miles on all flights operated by TAP during the
promotional period which is Oct 31 to Mar 26 (with some black outs
during the Christmas season) Click here for more details and to book this offer

Image via TAP Air Portugal

According to Routes Online
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks to start a new route Montreal to Addis
Ababa route (via Dublin) This would be an awesome addition for Aeroplan
and Star Alliance fans from the airline that flies the same route out
of Toronto. The more options we have to use our points is great –
especially with an airline that offers a really good product and lots of
connectivity to cities across Africa. Of course if we hear any more
news about this potential route we’ll let you know right here on the

Image via Ethiopian Airlines

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