- The Washington Times - Friday, September 22, 2006


Take a trip around the world with new fares on All Nippon Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Tickets for departures from the United States start at $3,800 for economy-class travel and $7,400 for Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class and ANA’s New Style Club Business Class.

Members of each airline’s mileage programs also are eligible to accrue mileage for flights on both carriers.

Learn more at www.fly-ana.com or www.virgin-atlantic.com.


Experience the beauty of Papeete, Tahiti, along with the adventure of Australia or New Zealand, starting at $792 round-trip from New York.

The Steal the Moment sale is available through Air Tahiti Nui, which provides nonstop service from New York City to Papeete along with connecting service to Auckland, New Zealand, or Sydney, Australia. The free stopover in Papeete is available in either direction. Book by Sept. 26 for travel through Dec. 8. Fuel and airline charges are included, but government fees up to $112 are not.

Book at www.airtahitinui-usa.com or call 877/824-4846.


Maxjet Airways is marking its one-year anniversary with a special $999 round-trip sale to London Stansted Airport from Washington Dulles International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. All taxes and fees are included.

Book by Oct. 1 for travel anytime between Nov. 1 and Feb. 28.

Use promotional code ANNV06 when booking. Go to www.maxjet.com or call 888/435-9629.


Ethiopian Airlines has added a fourth weekly flight to Addis Ababa from Dulles.

The new flight schedule includes 10:10 a.m. departures on Monday and Wednesday and 7:30 p.m. departures on Thursday and Saturday. The new flight schedule is in effect.

For more information or to book see www.ethiopianairlines.com.


Travel to England during the low season and save nearly 25 percent on a BritRail Pass.

The savings are available on nearly all of the BritRail Pass options, including the consecutive day, Flexipass, and London Plus Pass.

Additional savings are available by combining the off-peak sale with other year-round discounts such as senior, youth, child and family passes. Savings are available on both first- and standard-class passes ranging from four days to one month. Book at www.britrail.com or call 866/274-7245.


United Air Lines has released sale fares to hundreds of locations across the United States for travel during fall and winter. Sample fares from the Washington area include Columbus, Ohio, $69; Orlando,Fla., $99; and Las Vegas, $99. Travel through Jan. 9. Book at www.united.com.




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