Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG - KUL Trip Report

After an amazing stay at the Renaissance Harbour view Hong Kong Hotel and rendezvousing with friends, it was time to continue my trip on Cathay Pacific to Kuala Lumpur. I visited the Pier lounge shortly, as I didn’t have much time for a long stay at any lounges due to check in and baggage ...

Alaska Increases Carry-on Baggage Space by 48%

Alaska airline announced today that they will be the first airline to install Boeing’s newest Space Bins which increase storage capacity by almost 48%! The new space bins allow easier loading as they hang two inches lower (watch you heads when you stand up) but are deeper and wider which allow ...

Last Day for 50,000 Lufthansa's Miles & More Credit Card Bonus

Today is the last day to sign up and get the 50,000 miles Lufthansa Mles & More Card. The bonus ends today and will be reduced to the typical 20,000 miles bonus with an additional 10,000 miles for a horrible balance transfer options. This card is awesome, as 50,000 miles is still enough miles to ...

Life Behind Walls - A Trip Inside Palestine

Imagine life behind a wall, a modern day prison where you have freedom to roam, but your freedom is halted 50+ feet concrete walls. Visiting with friends and family are distant memories which are only revisited through modern technology thanks to the invention of facetime and Skype and jobs and ...
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Delta Slowly Backpedals On Transcon Upgrade Policy

Early last December, Delta revamped their unlimited complimentary domestic upgrade elite policy and transition to a program similar to United which still offered unlimited complimentary upgrades on most routes but required Global Upgrade Certificates to be used on premium transcontinental ...
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The Pier - Cathay Pacific Business & First class lounge at HKG

The Pier Business class lounge at Hong Kong International airport is just one of many OneWorld and Cathay Pacific lounges within the megaplex. The pier, is one of the furthest lounges from security and the rest of the airport located by gate 62 and 66, but I opted to visit this lounge only as I did ...
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American Airlines Tweets "Our fat bottomed girls make your world go round"

Early this afternoon, American Airlines posted on Instagram a photo of a Boeing Jet with the caption “our fat bottom girls make your world go round.” As you can imagine many people took the quote literally and were appalled by the comment, calling it crude, crass, sexually inappropriate ...
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US Airways Share Miles 100% Bonus

US Airways is once again having a 100% mileage bonus opportunity when two people share miles between each other. In the past few months we have seen a number of US Airways bonus miles opportunities which have included a slew of bonuses, the best being last winter which gave a 100% bonus on the miles ...
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Virgin America Main Cabin Select SFO-SAN

Often times when flying intra-California routes for work I am posed with the dilemma of either connecting via LAX on a legacy carrier or breaking my alliance to American (formerly Delta) and fly direct on either Southwest and sometimes Virgin. I will usually choose to connect when returning home, as ...

AA Elites Now Recieve Unlimited Upgrades on US Airways From June 11, 2014

The new American Airlines has announced new Elite benefits today as American Airlines and US Airways begin to merge their two frequent flyer program and merge elite flying benefits across their two programs. In January, we saw the two airlines announce a slew of basic elite benefits which included ...

Delta Upgrades Transcontinental Premium Economy Product

Delta is once again upping its game on their transcontinental route by further enhancing their premium economy product offering. In the last year we’ve already seen Delta offer free spirits and free upgraded snack wraps to economy comfort customers between New York’s JFK and Seattle, San ...

Delta Consolidated Operations at SAN

As of June 5, 2014 Delta is moving out of the smaller commuter terminal at San Diego International and moving their LAX bound flights to Terminal 2 in an effort to reduce operating costs and move all flights into a single terminal, reducing the number of staff needed as the two terminals are about a ...
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Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

After a long but enjoyable flight from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, I had scheduled a 20 hour layover in Hong Kong, maximizing my time in the SAR in order to visit old friends. I had booked a standard room using 30,000 Marriott Rewards points at the Harbour View Renaissance Hotel in Wan Chai (central ...
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Mabul/Sipadan Malaysia - Great Diving, Horrible Poverty

Often times on this website and many other websites that are similar to this one, I believe that I (we) get caught up in the ritz and glamour of traveling. Bloggers here and in many other places write trip reports describing their flights in business class and their hotel stays at high end hotels, ...
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AA Website Pricing errors & More

Airline websites are a distance from being glitch proof and we know that the Legacy carriers’ outdated technology and behind the time IT teams are far from perfect. It seems like most US airlines from United (especially since the co merger) to Delta website are incompetent, especially when it ...
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HUCA - It almost always works!

We have all probably heard this a hundred times, but sure enough I continue to realize how important it is to hang up and call again (HUCA), especially when a simple task is denied or rejected by the airlines. I spent a large part of my day planning a last minute award trip to Europe. As you can ...
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Cathay Pacific Business Class LAX - HKG Trip Report

I have flown a lot of different airlines all over the world, especially in the last three years. I’ve flown some of Europe’s best carriers and even some of Asia’s best. I’ve flown the 787 and the A380 multiple times now and have enjoyed flying low cost carriers such as Tiger ...
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US Airways Clubs add complimentary Spirits & Upgraded Food

The last few weeks I have found myself on AA codeshares flights flying US Airways metal instead of AA metal. If any of you follow me on twitter, you would already know and see I’ve been very much unimpressed with US Airways and so much so that I actually bought my first ticket on Southwest ...
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