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Update on Air China Award Booking Cancellations

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More are reporting that their Air China award reservations booked with United MileagePlus miles are being cancelled and United is finally waking up to the problem. Still, there is no solution in sight.

You should be vigilant in monitoring your award reservations, but I am sad to say there ...

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Using United Miles to Get to Australia and New Zealand

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Just a friendly reminder that United's Mileage Plus devaluation goes into effect on February 1, 2014.  You don't have to fly by February 1, 2014. You just have to book your trip by then. With a couple of weeks to go before the Great Devaluation, I decided this ...

New airline liveries, Vol. 2.0: time to embrace change

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about new global airline liveries, logos and paint scheme redesigns over the past year, and assessed the good and not-so-good appearances which have been adopted and applied. 

Recently, I stumbled across a thread on airliners.net titled, "Air ...

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Saudia, Ethiopian, Alitalia, United + others: Rohan on Routes

Routes to be covered in today\'s discussion

All hope is not lost in the global aviation world after the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its Airline Financial Analysis for the months of December 2012 and January 2013. According to IATA, airline share prices continue to outperform as financial markets upgrade ...

Mixing Business and Pleasure in Beijing - An Introduction

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1-Introduction
2-Air China JFK-PEK in Business Class CA982
3-Peninsula Neijing
4-Dining Highlight
5-The shortest visit by an American to the Great Wall
6-Air China PEK-JFK in Business Class CA981
7-Conclusion and Reader Gift

Is it worth flying to Beijing for ...

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Air China Demonstrates Why I'll Never Take Online Check-In for Granted Again

Yesterday was quite a day. I had a great tour of the DMZ--which is a story in itself and will be the subject of a couple upcoming posts--but was faced with a quandary: the tour ended at 17:30 and I had a 18:10 flight on Air China to Beijing.

Asiana and Air China run multiple flights per ...

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My 2011 Quick Travel Videos

When I'm traveling, I take pictures of everything. Every now and then, I see something so neat that I decide to film it. And every now and then, I like what I filmed so much that I edit it and stick it on YouTube.

When I was in Shanghai, I thought it was pretty cool that I got a ride in ...

16 Days in China: Air China's Economy Class

I was able to score some sweet suite upgrades that made my long-haul journey to and from much more pleasurable, but while in China, I had a few segments on Air China in the economy class. I snapped a few pictures, and here's a smattering of them.

My Air China itinerary segments included ...

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16 Days in China: The Itinerary

Next Friday, I'm off to China for sixteen days! I'm quite excited about the trip. I have two weeks of business in Beijing, but I have tried to add a bit of "me time" to the trip as well. I'm leaving on the 8th via Air Canada for Hong Kong. And thanks to a ...

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Star Alliance carriers win big at the Global Travel Awards.

Star wins big at the annual Global Travel Awards on Jan 18 2011, showing that customers are impressed with what they experience on Star Alliance airlines.

The Awards are voted on by travelers in 61 categories covering airlines, hotels and travel products.

Here is how Star Alliance ...

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