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Airlines That Are Still Operating Flights

Airlines That Are Still Operating Flights

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

Posted on April 1, 2020 by in Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, ANA, British Airways (BA), Delta Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa Miles and More, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals, Travel News

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

What is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers airline associates discounted rates for personal leisure travel at participating properties all over the world. The eligible airlines include: Air France Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad Iberia KLM Lufthansa Qatar Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines United Airlines If you are […]

Posted on September 30, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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Singapore Airlines Business Class Review Moscow (DME) to Singapore (SIN) SQ361 A350

Singapore Airlines Business Class Review Moscow (DME) to Singapore (SIN) SQ361 A350

I had originally booked an award ticket from Moscow to Houston on Singapore Airlines First Class. Singapore Airlines canceled their flight just shortly after and I requested to be routed via Singapore (the agents kept suggesting Lufthansa First Class, which had no availability). I was eventually reissued a ticket from Moscow to Singapore and then […]

Posted on April 5, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Krisflyer, Singapore Airlines

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Originally I was booked in Turkish Airlines’ direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul but the airline decided to cancel my flight two weeks before departure and re-book me into a flight a day later which would have made my onward connection impossible. So I called United and they re-booked me after some back and […]

Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Lufthansa Miles and More, Turkish Airlines Review

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Dragonair Review Hong Kong (HKG) to Phnom Penh (PNH) A330

Dragonair Review Hong Kong (HKG) to Phnom Penh (PNH) A330

Dragonair is to Cathay Pacific in Asia what Eurowings is to Lufthansa in Europe – it’s the way Cathay competes with the low-cost competition. The airline is part of Oneworld, so unlike SilkAir (which is not part of Star Alliance) but like SA Airlink, which is a Star Alliance affiliate. Dragonair gets its equipment from old Cathay planes […]

Posted on November 9, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa has enough flights to/from Athens to justify their own Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens (though Star Alliance partner Aegean has the main Aegean Business Class Lounge Athens next door). With my Star Alliance Gold status and the Aegean (Economy Class) ticket in hand the agent greeted me and just stamped my boarding pass for Fast […]

Posted on August 8, 2015 by in ThankYou Points, Things to Do (City Guides), Travel Deals

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Air Astana Review (Economy Class)

Air Astana Review (Economy Class)

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Photo Review Intramuros, Manila, Philippines – and the best place for a Manila sunset Philippine Airlines Review – Domestic and International Economy Class Marco Polo Davao Hotel Review Paradise Island, Samal – a cool escape from busy Davao, Philipinnes Jen Hotel Manila Hotel Review (formerly Traders Hotel […]

Posted on May 20, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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United Business Class Review Dreamliner 787 – San Francisco (SFO) – Osaka (KIX) UA35

United Business Class Review Dreamliner 787 – San Francisco (SFO) – Osaka (KIX) UA35

Trip Index (what we have published so far): United Club Honolulu Airport (HNL) Review United Economy Flight Review – a tale of two flights Review Hanauma Bay, Hawaii (near Honolulu, Oahu) Hyatt Place Waikiki, Honolulu Hotel Review American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Review Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review For my flight to Guam, I wanted […]

Posted on May 4, 2015 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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South African Business Class Review Johannesburg (JNB) to Dakar (DKR) SA 207, A330

South African Business Class Review Johannesburg (JNB) to Dakar (DKR) SA 207, A330

Book your flight on South African Airways here. Trip Index (what we have published so far): Discover stunning Ethiopian coffee at To.Mo.Ca Coffee, Addis Ababa Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Review Taste wonderful Ethiopian cuisine at Lucy (next to the Ethiopian National Museum) Even more incredible Ethiopian cuisine – enter Kategna Restaurant in Addis […]

Posted on March 18, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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