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Qantas First Class Lounge Melbourne Review

Qantas First Class Lounge Melbourne Review

Qantas runs a surprisingly large operation at the smallish Melbourne Airport. Qantas has flights to Los Angeles and Asia on an A380, as well as several flights with codeshare partner Emirates. The company runs a dedicated first class lounge (similar to what you may have seen at Los Angeles Airport). The lounge occupies the upper […]

Posted on August 20, 2017 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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Primera Air to launch trans-atlantic service, Hyatt changes BRG to $50 payout, China Airlines regional Business Class, Emirates and Air Seychelles in near miss, Norwegian adds Denver

Primera Air to launch trans-atlantic service, Hyatt changes BRG to $50 payout, China Airlines regional Business Class, Emirates and Air Seychelles in near miss, Norwegian adds Denver

– Primera Air is the latest trans-atlantic low cost airline offering $99 one-way flights in a space that is increasingly crowded with Norwegian, Level, WOW air, Joos (Air France), Eurowings and Condor. Primera started as JetX and has been run as a charter airline that sold some of the inventory as low cost tickets. Service […]

Posted on July 21, 2017 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Cheap flights Norwegian, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Industry Flight Status

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Air France Economy Review San Francisco to Paris AF 85 and Air France-KLM Lounge San Francisco Review

Air France Economy Review San Francisco to Paris AF 85 and Air France-KLM Lounge San Francisco Review

Air France is one of the few long-haul economy products I have flown in the last few years. This was due to a mistake fare three years ago (though it would be considered more a ‘low fare’ now). I liked my experience on the Air France Economy A380 to Paris but wasn’t happy with the old […]

Posted on June 20, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges

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Business Class deals to South East Asia, Santiago de Chile, and the US from Europe, Virgin Atlantic offers status match, Emirates offers visa deal, Gulf Airlines planning a growth spurt?

Business Class deals to South East Asia, Santiago de Chile, and the US from Europe, Virgin Atlantic offers status match, Emirates offers visa deal, Gulf Airlines planning a growth spurt?

– Aeromexico has a good Business Class deal from the SF Bay Area to Santiago de Chile -the last leg is the excellent Aeromexico 787 Business Class – for $1,668 Round Trip – Philippine Airlines now undercuts the excellent ANA fares to South East Asia from Vancouver in Business Class – starting at US$1,756 for […]

Posted on June 11, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Industry Flight Status

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Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

– Aeromexico has some great Business Class fares from Santiago de Chile to San Francisco for $1,540 Round Trip The last leg from Guadalajara to San Francisco is in Economy though. All segments earn miles (i.e. on Delta Skymiles). I really liked the ‘hard product’ of the new Aeromexico Business Class 787 going to Santiago […]

Posted on May 26, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Industry Flight Status

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100,000 Marriott Rewards credit card, Uber credit card, UK follows electronics ban, does the US electronics ban punish Etihad, Qatar and Emirates?

100,000 Marriott Rewards credit card, Uber credit card, UK follows electronics ban, does the US electronics ban punish Etihad, Qatar and Emirates?

– Most (if not all) Marriott Rewards members with a US address should have received an email yesterday with a 100,000 Marriott Rewards Bonus points credit card It contains this link (the link does not mention the 100,000 offer though). The personal Marriott Rewards card is subject to 5/24 and you won’t receive a new […]

Posted on March 22, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Industry Flight Status

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75,000 Citi Hilton Honors (no annual fee), IHG 100% Buy Points bonus, Air Asia cancels Mauritius, Emirates buying narrow body planes now?

75,000 Citi Hilton Honors (no annual fee), IHG 100% Buy Points bonus, Air Asia cancels Mauritius, Emirates buying narrow body planes now?

– Citibank is back with the 75,000 Hilton Honors no fee credit card Yes you read that right – no annual fee – all you need to do is spend $2,000 in the first 3 months after approval. This card is a no brainer and you should get the sign up bonus if you have […]

Posted on February 14, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals

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Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

Lufthansa & Etihad ‘mini merger’, new South African 330, RwandaAir A330 Business Class, World of Hilton, 2,000 points per Hilton stay, 70,000 Chase United card, buy access to Emirates lounges & more

– Etihad and Lufthansa already agreed ‘mini-merger‘ goes much further than people think – Etihad will relocate into the sacred halls of Lufthansa in Munich and Frankfurt and the companies will work together in a number of areas – if that’s no preparation for a merger – what is? – RwandAir’s First Airbus A330-200 is […]

Posted on February 2, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals

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Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

After taking Etihad Business Class San Francisco flights twice recently, I was curious to how the Etihad First Class version from Abu Dhabi would play out. After our visit to the Etihad First Class Lounge we were looking forward to some sleep. However, in between the lounge and the plane is the dreaded pre-clearance to clear US […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Upside.com Review – We compare Upside’s package deals for business travelers with other sites

Upside.com Review – We compare Upside’s package deals for business travelers with other sites

Use our link to get an additional $125 off your first booking using upside.com. Tell me about Upside… Upside is an innovative package deal site for business travelers, created to benefit both your company and yourself. Upside currently operates from airports in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco to more than 40 […]

Posted on October 27, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Hotel deals with Points

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