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Trip Report: Dragonair (Cathay Dragon) A330 First Class, Hong Kong to Beijing

Dragonair was recently rebranded by their parent company, Cathay Pacific, and will soon be called "Cathay Dragon." Oftentimes mislabeled as Cathay Pacific's "low cost carrier," Dragonair is actually Cathay Pacific's regional airline operating both narrow-body and wide-body Airbus aircraft to ...
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Lounge Review: Qantas Business Class Lounge at Perth

This review is for the Qantas Business Class Lounge located in Terminal 4 (domestic departures). Located near gate 13, the new Qantas Business Class Lounge is open from 4:15 AM (4:45 AM on Saturdays and Sundays) to the last Qantas departure. Opened last year, the Qantas Business Class Lounge is ...
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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 flagship lounge epitomizes their re-imagined aesthetic with geometric design concepts, contrast materials and a ...
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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 first time flying Etihad Airways and I’m so glad I routed through New York to try out this ...
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Trip Report: Etihad A380 Business Class, New York to Abu Dhabi

At approximately 2:00 PM, I left the Etihad Lounge JFK and made my way to gate A7 where my bird was waiting. Upon my arrival to the gate, I snapped some pictures of the massive beast and got in line to board the plane. I presented my boarding pass to the gate agent and immediately boarded the A380 ...

Trip Report: American Air A321T Business Class, Los Angeles to New York

American Air flies these low density Airbus A321Ts on their premium, trans-con routes such as Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York. These A321Ts are configured with 10 first class seats in a 1 x 1 layout, 20 business class seats in a 2 x 2 layout and 72 economy class seats in a 3 x 3 layout (36 ...
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Japan Airlines First Class Lounge at Tokyo Narita

Made to order sushi, a sake bar, plus free massages are just some of the features of the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge at Narita.  Our trip in Japan was nearly over, but this nice lounge was a good way to relax before the flight back to the States.
 
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Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX

The Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX is located airside on level five of the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The lounge is open from 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM daily. For those traveling on American Airlines, you are in luck. The new airside connector between terminal four and the Tom ...
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OSL Lounge - Oslo Oneworld, Priority Pass, and Other Airline Lounge

The OSL Lounge at Oslo International Airport serves a plethora of airlines including British Airways, Air Berlin, Finnair, Qatar Airlines and nearly every other airline at Oslo which is not part of the Star Alliance, as Star Alliance airlines tend to utilize the SAS lounge at OSL. Despite the number ...
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Flight Review: airberlin Economy Class, Prague-Berlin-Bucharest


Following a lovely couple of days in Prague, it was time to head for our second European destination, Bucharest.  In order to maximize our sightseeing time in both Prague and Bucharest, we elected to take an evening flight out of Prague; though this would mean a late night arrival in ...

Using American Airlines Miles to Book oneworld Premium Economy?

Premium Economy is coming to American Airlines and many AA frequent flyers are rightfully concerned about what this will mean for upgrades – will systemwide upgrades only be eligible for upgrades from Economy to Premium Economy? We will soon find out (once AA figures it out themselves), but if ...

Emirates And Malaysia Airlines Sign Extensive Codeshare Agreement

Malaysia Airlines and Emirates today teamed up to create an unprecedented codeshare agreement to build upon their current interline agreement to connect Malaysia Airlines’ passengers to destinations across the world via Dubia and Emirates’ passengers across Malaysia, Southeast Asia, and ...
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Trip Report: Japan Airlines First Class Tokyo to Los Angeles, Boeing 777-300ER

This Japan Airlines first class flight review is part of my around the world trip using the last of my US Airways Dividend Miles a few months ago. My post on how I booked this trip last year can be found here.
About 30 minutes prior to boarding time, I left the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge ...
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Flight Review - British Airways First Class, Atlanta to London Heathrow



At last, after months of planning and anticipating, it was time to hit the skies and head across the pond for our Mediterranean cruise.  Since we used miles, we had to take a circuitous route to Istanbul, first heading to Atlanta, then London before taking our final hop to ...
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Review: US Airways Airbus 330 Business Class

As I've made the transition from primarily a United flyer to an American flyer, I've had some (to me) new experiences.  One more notable new experience was my first flight in reverse herringbone business class.  I had a business trip to Lisbon, and I flew US Airways via Philadelphia and ...
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Royal Air Maroc Eyes OneWorld Alliance Membership

Back in January, the blogosphere went wild with claims that Royal Air Maroc would join the Star Alliance after an unverified article went viral among  Aviation Geeks. At the time of the announcement, I quickly shook my head in disbelief that Royal Air Maroc would choose the Star Alliance ...
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Reader Poll: Decide my Route Home From Egypt

I am flying Qatar Airways for the first time this April and I have two options for my routing for my trip back home.  Either fly a mix of Qatar and American Airlines international service including the Qatar Airways A380 or fly more direct and fly all long haul segments on Qatar Airways. I have ...
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