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FIVE Things British Airways (Should) Do To IMPROVE, Which They Haven’t Announced…

Anyone who's been through an airport or boarded an airplane has played airline CEO in their mind at least once. Couldn't they just do "this"? Why don't they do "that"? Truth be told, running an airline is extremely complicated. Planes take years for delivery, seats are almost worse, good catering is hard to come by and crew and staff issues can be a nuisance. British Airways is going through a transitional time, and though many new ideas were announced this past week, there are five other issues I feel are worth considering...(Continue Reading)...

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Delta Has Officially Become The ENEMY Of Anyone With Frequent Flyer Miles…

Read carefully and repeat after me: Delta CANNOT be trusted. With recent moves shocking even the greatest of cynics, it's clear that the airline is fully determined to run loyalty into the ground, while turning frequent flyer miles into a hobby with little to no reward, even for their most frequent customers. Let's take a painful walk down memory lane in regards to Delta and their Skymiles program, which is still unraveling today...(Continue Reading)...

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All The British Airways NEWS You Need: New Club World Seat, Dining, WiFI, Loyalty…

British Airways laid out their plans for the future today, in the best way possible: cruising in circles at 43,000 feet, in a state of the art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. On hand, CEO Alex Cruz personally laid out the future of the airline, it's current woes and what passengers can expect in the near term. Naturally you've got questions, so here are ten things we learned from this special flight from London Gatwick to London Heathrow, with a flight duration of 3 hours...(Continue Reading)...

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British Airways Is Unveiling Their FIRST Class WING Wednesday, And You’re INVITED…

First class has never been better. In fact, it's getting a bit ridiculous. Since no one seems to mind, and everyone actually seems to love it, airlines are constantly one upping each other to create the most seamless, luxurious experience possible for their most discerning clients. In an attempt to take things to the next level, British Airways are unveiling a brand new First Class Wing at London Heathrow Terminal 5, and you're invited to the unveiling... kind of.

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The BEST BUSINESS And FIRST Seats On British Airways A380, 747, 787 and 777…

Let's start with the basis that all business and first class seats are amazing. We've gotta remember that anyone sitting behind that curtain would gladly trade you for any sea in your cabin, perhaps even trampling over fellow passengers just for the opportunity to enjoy a seat which turns into a bed and also happens to serve free champagne. With that said, not all these amazing seats offer the perfect experience for your trip, so were going to address each one!...(Continue Reading)...

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Absolutely Ridiculous? One Airline Serves $350+ A Bottle Champagne In First Class…

Emirates? Nope. Etihad? Nope. Qatar? Singapore? Still no. Sure, you'll find $150 a bottle Dom Perignon or something similarly incredible in any of these top five star carriers, but you certainly won't find Salon. The coveted, limited production champagne that's won countless awards and fetches $350 or more per bottle can only be found on one airline. For the ridiculous privilege of drinking something that costs at least $10 per sip, you'll need to fly...(Continue Reading)...

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Great POINTS Deals, Purchase ETIHAD LOUNGE Access, Virgin Miles At WAITROSE…

Welcome to the middle of the work week and a very strange week in travel thus far. We've seen some fantastic deals, some interesting travel restrictions and a real shift in business model for a few carriers. So you can remain the envy (butt of all jokes) to your friends, with the most up to the minute knowledge of the airline industry, we've got the most important travel stories of the day...(Continue Reading)...

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QATAR AIRWAYS Just Revealed The Business Class SUITE Of Your Wildest Dreams…

Whoever said sitting on Facebook is a waste of time doesn't quite have it right. Qatar Airways, one of the world's most highly rated airlines just revealed their brand new business class cabin via a Facebook live event. Before we go further, calling it "business class" seems insulting, even though it is. It's without a doubt the most impressive seat we've seen in business, and we've got everything you want to know and every picture you want to see!...(Continue Reading)...

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Emirates REVEALS New A380 Bar, HILTON TWEAKS Points + Money, 10X Points On DINING…

Happy Friday everyone! I'm turning 30 tomorrow in the best way possible, speaking about travel in a place that's not home! I'll be in Seattle for the weekend speaking at FTU and then Laura and I will head to Vancouver for a couple days of relaxation and a couple days in LA for some sunshine. Posts may range from useless to very useful during that time. No guarantees. Thanks to each and every one of you that read for making me so excited to turn 30. Enough about me though, there's stuff to talk about...(Continue Reading)...

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Definitions For All The NERDY Flying And Travel Terms People Like To (OVER) Use…

"Oh yeah, the J config is one of the best paxex on the 320." Huh? Or how about "yeah, you'll earn 35,000 EQM and 22,000 RDM?!" If this all sounds like your least favorite part of learning the magic of "travel hacking", then this is definitely the right post for you. Here's a handy cheat sheet (which you should totally bookmark) to talk like an insider, or at least understand...(Continue Reading)...

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10,000 FREE Alaska Miles, Etihad Apartment Space With MILES, Cadillac On Demand In NYC…

No one likes the class pet, but occasionally paying attention and following advice has it's benefits. Perhaps more than any other time in blog history, today is a perfect example of why one piece of advice can go a long way. On top of that, if you've been looking to use miles to fly the best cabin in the world now is your chance and if we still haven't grabbed your attention, there's an Uber style service for Cadillacs starting in NYC. Here's a round up of the most interesting travel stories of the day...(Continue Reading)...

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Buy EMIRATES VIP Lounge Access, JetBlue’s AMAZING Wifi, Qatar Adds Vegas Flights + Amenity Kits…

Happy Saturday everyone. It's been an amazing week of deals, news and travel insights. We hope you're having as much fun (and enjoying the crazy deals) as much as we are. As always, there are some important and interesting tidbits floating around out there, and we've got a round up of the most important ones. Here's everything you need to know in travel today...(Continue Reading)...

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VIRGIN ATLANTIC Just Completely CHANGED How You UPGRADE, Earn Miles And Redeem FREE Flights…

Airline loyalty programs are much like Cinderella these days. We're just constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop. While other airlines have gutted, twisted, devalued, deleted and mangled their loyalty programs, Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's most unique airlines has stayed very true, keeping it's program free of crystal ball drama. Today the other shoe is officially dropping and naturally there's bad news, but also some good news for flyers...(Continue Reading)...

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BREAKING: British Airways Will HONOR AVIOS + Tier Points On Discounted QATAR Business Fares After ALL…

When you think you've seen it all, British Airways has a knack for offering surprises that can shock even the greatest of cynics. Following the trend of airlines believing that loyalty means nothing, loyalty programs have no intrinsic value and that changes can be made without notice, British Airways will no longer award Avios (frequent flyer miles) or Tier Points (elite status points) from Qatar Airways discount business class fares... (Continue Reading)...

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The Five BEST + Most Luxurious FIRST Class Airline Cabins…

Well folks, from the flight deck, we've now covered all flight cabins. The worst economy, the best economypremium economy and business class. That leaves us here. When business class is not enough, there's only one way to go. First class. If that's not enough, perhaps the looney bin or the White House is the next stop. International First class has become such a luxurious, refined experience, it's hard to imagine that a private jet could offer more comfort, better food or more service. Here are the five best seats in the world...(Continue Reading).

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50% Off BUSINESS CLASS UK OFFER, Icelandair STOPOVER Buddy Returns, NEW App For Travel FITNESS…

It's Friday, which means your time can now be spent less on work concerns and more on leisure and plotting your next trip. As the savvy traveler that you already are, you're always looking for the upper hand in gaining a free stopover, getting business class at an amazing price and staying active during your trips. We've got em all covered, with the most important travel news of the day...(Continue Reading)...

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