LHR SQ Lounge and Star Alliance Promos, Arsenal Emirates Box and A380s for Sale – News Roundup

I’m going to try and make this a regular effort to give you all a roundup of the news from other sites and sources, and this week has some great bits! KrisFlyer Lounge London Heathrow

Promotions for Star Alliance Gold and Silver Members at Heathrow

Terminal 2 at London Heathrow is the new Queen’s terminal and is dedicated to Star Alliance members including Singapore Airlines.  I haven’t been yet but I’m really looking forward to seeing it.  As part of the launch of the new terminal there are some specific offers for Star Alliance Gold and Silver members which Raffles over at Head for Points has covered:

Heathrow Terminal 2 Offers for Star Alliance Gold and Silver Members

Singapore Airlines Heathrow Terminal 2 SilverKris Lounge Opens

In more London Heathrow Terminal 2 news, Singapore Airlines has finally opened its doors to KrisFlyer and Star Alliance members.  You can check out the details and a few pictures of the lounge via the Singapore Airlines website:

Singapore Airlines Heathrow Terminal 2 SilverKris Lounge

Malaysia Airlines Puts A380 Up for Sale?

There have been widespread reports that Malaysia Airlines is putting its A380s up for sale as well as Boeing 777-200ERs and some freighters.  This is part of their restructuring and we’ve already seen last month that they’ll be stopping routes to Krabi, Kochi, Frankfurt and Kunming.  For more details check out these links:

Restructuring Malaysia Airlines to sell long-haul jets

MAS to withdraw four destinations from route network

How to Use Emirates Skywards Miles for Arsenal Tickets

Raffles over at HeadforPoints has posted an interesting article on how he used his Emirates Skywards Miles for box seats at the Arsenal vs Chelsea game recently.  A good reminder that the best value might not be in flight redemptions!

How I used Skywards miles to watch Arsenal v Chelsea from the Emirates box!

Virgin Australia 15% off Redemptions

Virgin Australia is offering 15% bonus on points transfers from credit cards AND 15% off redemptions.  For those based in Australia a very handy promotion – Pointhacks has all the details:

Velocity Frequent Flyer offering 15% bonus on credit card transfers and 15% discount on reward seats

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