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AA 321T LAX-JFK Flagship First Review


American Airlines revolutionized transcontinental flying in the 60’s by being the first airline to fly coast to coast and today, the airline is doing it again by introducing brand new aircrafts and being the only airline to offer a true three class aircraft from New York, JFK to San Francisco & Los Angeles. The flagship first class product aboard the A321 is a completely reinvented ...

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The Travelers Best Friend - Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard®

There are so many travel cards on the market; it’s hard to decide what card to have. One of my favorite travel cards for the person who does not travel on big trips a lot is the Barclay arrivals card. Sure this card isn’t going to get you free first class tickets to the Far East or to the South Pacific, but let’s be honest, how realistic are those redemptions for the average ...

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Freddie Awards Are Back! 26 Years of the Frequent Traveler's Voice - VOTE NOW!

For the 26th year, the Freddie Awards are back, giving frequent flyer and hotel sleepers an opportunity to recognize their favorite Airline and Hotel programs. Since 1988, the Freddies have been one of the only award programs that truly gives the world a voice to recognize the travel industry for the programs we like best and the promotions that were the most appreciated.   I've written a ...

AA Catering & IT Issues: Is this because of the merger?


It has been almost 90 days since the merger between US Airways and American Airlines was officially approved and the two airlines have been extremely busy integrating to synergize operations trying to maximize the ROI post-merger. As a consumers and travelers we have seen US Airways & American Airlines begin code sharing on most flights, the first US Airways plane painted in the new ...

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AA Flagship Lounge LAX


American Airlines offers two types of airline clubs: the standard Admiral club and the Flagship lounges. Like Flagship check in, the Flagship lounges are only for passengers traveling in International First Class, Transcontinental First (JFK-LAX), or OneWorld Emerald Elites traveling on an international itinerary. The lounge at LAX is within the Admirals club, but is separated by locked ...

American Airline Flagship Check-In LAX


Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a part of American Airlines most exclusive fliers? Or what it would be like to traveling in true luxury? If so, American Airline’s  most premium passengers (those traveling in true international first class or transcontinental JFK-LAX first class) are invited to use the Flagship check in lounges at JFK, LAX, and ORD. Check in here is not ...

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Delta Tumi Amenity Kit Winners


I was very impressed by the number of individuals who were interested in the Delta Tumi Amenity Kit. I am not sure if it's the small durable bag which is great for mp3 players, cords, etc or if it's the hand lotion and tooth brush that's inside. Either way, thank you to everyone who left a comment on the Tumi amenity kit post.

Using I had the computer select three winners. The winners are comment numbers 4, 6, & 17.


Thank you to everyone who participated. I will be reaching out by email to the winners!

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Delta Names Seattle a "Hub" & Adds even more flights!


If we didn't already know that Delta was on attack in Seattle, they are making it even more clear by adding four more nonstop flights from Seattle to Phoenix, Tucson, Palm Springs, and Jackson Hole. Three of the four new routes are currently served by Alaska Airline and the addition of these four new routes furthers prove that Delta is creating more than just a focus city in ...

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Delta Tumi Amenity Kit Giveaway


On my recent JFK-Sea BusinessElite flight I was able to secure three extra Delta Tumi bag amenity kits. These new amenity kits have been out for almost one year and have been a huge success with Business Travelers flying on long haul Delta flights. I had not flown a Delta flight since they introduced the new bag and I must say I was very impressed with the new amenities kit.  Not to ...

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Delta BusinessElite JFK-SEA B757 Trip Report


Delta’s Transcontinental BusinessElite is supposed to bring international flying amenities to the domestic market. Delta offers Trancontinental Business Elite from New York-JFK to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. The upgraded service includes lay flat seats on some planes, amenity kits, upgraded meals and more.

I have flown JFK-SEA many times on Delta, but not since ...

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JAL New Sky - Big Domestic Fleet Upgrades & WiFi Coming Soon!


“Welcome! JAL New Sky”  - JAL has released more details about their New Sky product as they airlines revamps domestic flying in Japan and tries to remain the preferred full service airline for travelers. The new airline is doing everything from introducing new seats, enhancing inflight entertainment, and equipping their planes withGoGo wireless internet.

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Hawaiian Airline Launches Extra Comfort Economy Seats


Extra leg room will soon no longer be restricted to passengers who snagged the exit row or pay up for Business Class, as Hawaiian Airlines is joining the rank of carriers that offers a semi premium economy seat in the mid section of the plane. Launching August 1, 2014, Hawaiian Air A330 will offer economy class seats with an extra 5 inches of leg room and some upgraded amenities. Prices will ...

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Hilton London Heathrow T4


Airport Hotels: meet the basic travelers need and get them on their way without any extra thrills. This has been my experience with most hotels located within any airport vicinity and this is the case with the Hilton at London Heathrow T4. The airport is comfortable with small rooms, offering basic necessity, but isn’t anything over the top or worth visiting unless you have a short ...

A Final Farewell to Delta and Skymiles


Every year since the merger with Northwest Airlines, I have been a loyal Delta flyer. I have had status with NWA/Delta ever since I was 18 years old and have done everything in my power to reach Platinum status annually since I was 22. It’s been an interesting and turbulent 9 years, but last year I decided to separate my flying from Delta and burn my miles as much as possible. I’ve ...

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Seattle Seahawks Boeing 747-8F


Today boeing revealed their newest 747-8F cargo test aircraft in a brand new never before seen Seahawk 12th man Livery. Thrilling fans, AvGeeks, and everyone in-between the 12th man LOUDER seahawk jet is unlike any other! The NFL loudest fans now have their own JET!

  Post by Seattle Seahawks.

As a Seattle Seahawk sponser, the company is giving the Superbowl contenders a ...

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Earn Double Virgin Points on Emirates Flights


Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer program is the frequent flyer program that rewards you for spending more. The more money you spend, the more points you earn. Unlike traditional frequent flyer programs, Elevate is a revenue based program. However, this only holds true with flying Virgin America. If you instead fly their partners, like Emirates, you earn a percentage of the miles flown. ...

Delta Tests New SkyClub Amenities & Food

It appears as though Delta Airlines is finally listening to frequent flyers and Delta Skyclub members. Delta is finally making some much needed enhancements to the Delta SkyClub food and beverage offering. Over the last few years we’ve seen the introduction of the premium Delta Skybar and with the introduction came a former bar tender at most clubs, resulting in self-served beverages ...

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British Airways Galleries Lounge - T5 LHR


Large spacious lounges with runway views and a bird's eye view peering down on travelers fighting their way through the busy terminal 5, the British Airways Galleries lounge  at London Heathrow is a great place to relax before a flight, refuel on many food options, or toast your friends or raise a glass to your drinking habits to calm a nerve. The south Galleries Lounge truly has something ...

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GOGO Inflight WiFi increases Prices March 1, 2014


Inflight WiFi – The unbundled option most airlines now offer is an amenity I love to hate. I love it because it allows me to stay connected while at 30,000 feet, but hate it as I now no longer have an excuse of not getting work done while flying. Despite this slight conundrum, I find inflight WiFi prices to be quite high when bought for individual flights - $14 for a day pass! The monthly ...

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San Diego, Midwest, & Southeast Lose nonstop service to DCA & LGA


In order for US Airlines and AA to merge, the DOJ required that the new airlines gave up a number of landing spots in both Washington DC Ronald Regan Airport and New York’s LaGuardia airports. This week, the new American Airlines announced what flights would be discontinued as the airline divests 52 pairs at DCA and 17 at LGA.

All communities who are losing nonstop service will ...

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