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Lounge Review: Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi

The Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi is one of the most beautiful lounges I have ever visited. With a design inspired by their "Facets of Abu Dhabi" branding, Etihad's new fla ...

The Road More Traveled

Hotel Review: Hilton Tokyo Odaiba

Hotel prices in Tokyo aren't exactly cheap, which made using my stash of Hilton HHonors points a natural fit.  We ultimately settled on the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, located across the Rainbow Bridge from the Tokyo ...

DoubleWides Fly

Alaska Airlines Doubles New York Presence with Four New Newark Flights

Alaska Airlines Newark network is more tripling in size over the next 9 months as Alaska Airline adds four new flights between Newark and West Coast destinations. The new transcont ...

Live and Let's Fly

Anti-Muslim Bigotry on American Airlines or Fabrication?

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation over an alleged incident on an American Airlines' flight from Charlotte t ...

Live and Let's Fly

Air New Zealand Hollywood Safety Video

Air New Zealand is out with a new safety video entitled "Safety in Hollywood" that attempts a humorous approach to the mundanity of an airline safety briefing. That is the Air New Zealand trademark after all... ...

Live and Let's Fly

Is it Safe to Fly Turkish Airlines?

Turkey has been in the news a lot recently -- with terrorist attacks in Istanbul, a failed coup d'état last weekend, and a temporary ban on all non-stop flights from Istanbul to the USA, many are wisely ...

Pursued Adventures

Lounge Review: Etihad Lounge at New York JFK

The Etihad Lounge at JFK is just stunning. It is architecturally beautiful inside and out. The pre-flight dining service is a culinary delight and the attentive service is warm and friendly. This was my fir ...

Regional First

Japan Airlines 777 First Class from Tokyo Narita to Chicago O'Hare

Another flight in First Class on a top flight Asian carrier, what a nice way to finish up our trip and head home.  Better yet, it was an easy nonstop flight between Narita and Chi ...

Live and Let's Fly

FAA Lifts Turkish Airlines Ban

The failed coup attempt in Turkey last Friday exposed security concerns at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport, leading to a FAA ban on all direct flights from Turkey. Although the ban was threatened to last until ...

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