Airlines have tried for ages to figure out the fastest way to board a plane. In fact, other heavyweights such as the Mythbusters have dissected the issue, testing out in
A little birdie was kind enough to share that British Airways has loaded the 777 (and thus increased award space) for the Austin-London-Heathrow route.
The first reference I coul..
Last year I had this hairbrained idea that I would requalify for American AAdvantage Executive Platinum status via Elite Qualifying Points (EQPs), rather than the traditional Eli..
This past Thursday I had the chance to attend the Freddie Awards. For a little background, the Freddie Awards, named after Sir Freddie Laker, the founder of Laker Air, Britain’s ..
For those of you who haven’t gotten to ride on the Hello Kitty planes (I sure haven’t), here is your chance to do it. EVA Air is adding additional routes
I know by now you’re probably used to reading my reviews of premium cabins like American Airlines, Qatar, Emirates (and even more Emirates), or Korean Air, but every so often
Photo: Simon_sees/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
Anyone with even a passing interest in international aviation has heard of the Open Skies debate between the American legacy carriers and the l..
Its approaching the end of February, and lets be honest, we all have a bit of that dread, as we await the merging of two great programs: American AAdvantage, and
Photo by: N-Lange.de/CC-BY-SA-3.0-DE
My last United flight to Las Vegas and back was nothing special to write about. Despite getting one upgrade to Economy Plus from Cleveland to..
Let me be clear from the onset: I am not a Delta guy. In fact, I’ve flown like 5 Delta segments in my life, 4 of the 5 were on
Photo Courtesy: Looptworks/Southwest Project LUV Seat.
It’s a well known fact that #Avgeeks can develop rather…strange collections over time. Some collect models of the airplanes..
One of the best pieces of advice about finding award space that I could offer is – find the most difficult leg of the itinerary, and work from there. There are
Photo Courtesy: Turkish Airlines/DMCA Fair Use
Weeks ago, I was lamenting the fact that my Star Alliance Gold Status on Aegean would soon be going away. By soon – I mean
H/T to Wandering Aramean
Over the holiday, I noticed a few folks on twitter mentioning that their accounts were locked out. Of course, my first response was to check mine (becau..
Yesterday I tried to clarify American Airlines’ policy regarding their Rewards for Premium Cabin tickets. To say that it was pulling teeth might be an understatement. Luckily, @W..
Last week, I wrote about the particular problem I have with Star Alliance. After having Aegean Airlines Gold Status for the past two years, I’m disappointed to find out that
Dear Star Alliance: I love you, but we need to take a break. I just don’t know who you are anymore – and it’s just not working out.
That’s right –
I’ve got a problem. I don’t let enough alone. If I’ve got a good itinerary, I try to tweak it, to make it better. If its better, I try to