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US Airways + TAM Join oneworld Alliance


As Star Alliance shrinks, oneworld grows. Effective today, both US Airways and TAM transition from Star Alliance to oneworld, adding a more robust route network across the U.S., South America, and Europe for oneworld ...

OneWorld Triple Play - TAM, US Airways, and SriLankan Airlines Join OneWorld


Tomorrow (March 31, 2014) is a good day for Oneworld Fliers as both US Airways and TAM join their other halves in the fast growing OneWorld Alliance. US Airways and TAM have both left Star Alliance as of March 30, 2014 at midnight and joined OneWorld on their first scheduled flight on March 31 ...


Last Call on the US Airways 90K USA + Europe + Asia Business Class Award

US Airways is leaving Star Alliance on March 30th, 2014, meaning your last chance to book on many Star Alliance carriers with US Airways Dividend Miles is this week.

There are several gems on the chart, but the most valuable to North American flyers is round-trip business class to North ...


American Airlines reconfigured 777-200s ready to fly in June 2014


The time could not come sooner for American Airlines to phase in it's reconfigured Boeing 777-200ER variants into long-haul service, and fortunately, a launch date has been officially set for June 12, 2014. According to Lucky at Boarding Area, the inaugural flight ...


Alaska Airlines: Star Alliance - I think Not; OneWorld - Maybe


Earlier this week Matthew wrote a post about how the world’s largest airline alliance,Star Alliance, should try to court Alaska Airlines after losing a couple of key partners this year to OneWorld, specifically US Airways and TAM. Despite his post, I must say that I am in utter disagreement ...


US Airways-American Alliance Update: Best of Both Worlds

A reader received what I considered to be an amazing email today from the New American Airlines.  I am a member of both US Airways Dividend Miles and American Aadvantage (Executive Platinum) and I didn't receive it, but a non-elite did.  Much of the alliance information is exactly what ...


3 Positive Things About United Airlines

It's been a tough week to be a loyal United Airlines fan.  The devaluation to their awards chart was killer and pushed many frequent fliers to other programs.  But if the devaluation didn't upset you too much and you plan on sticking with them, there are still some ...

Qatar Airways pragmatically selects Miami as next US destination


Miami International Airport has emerged as the latest US airport to land a nonstop flight to the Middle East by way of Qatar Airways, which will offer four weekly services from MIA to its Doha hub starting June 1, 2014, utilizing a Boeing 777-200LR series ...


Cathay and Air Canada expand transoceanic services: Rohan on Routes

Cathay Pacific boosts capacity to Chicago and Los Angeles

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is taking advantage of the premium traffic rebound in North America by adding more flights to the region. After announcing a new route to Newark earlier this summer, CX will be adding a 4th daily ...


Krakow Business Class Lounge - Schengen Flights


The small but modern business class lounge in the Krakow International Airport Schengen departure area of the airport is shared by all airlines who fly within Schengen countries from Krakow. This means, OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance passengers along with Priority Pass card holders and ...

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Iberia Business Class Lounge Madrid


Before a lovely flight on CSA Czech Airlines to Prague from Madrid, my brother and I stopped in the Iberia lounge in Terminal 4 at Madrid-Barajas Airport. The lounge is located just a few steps past security and welcomes OneWorld business class customers, OneWorld Emerald & Sapphire fliers ...


Fast Track to American Airlines Elite Status Now!

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Huge news for American Airlines non-elite members today! I don't know if this was related to the DOJ's attempts to block the American/US Airways merger or if it was ...

Which Frequent Flier Program Should You Choose and Why?


In this post, I will discuss some of the major airline's frequent flier programs (FFP), their alliances, rewards and benefits and why you should be a member of their FFP.  Which airline FFP you choose will ultimately be decided by where you live, how much ...

United's new Chengdu route has major implications


The recent network developments in the US-China space have more groundbreaking implications than may appear on paper. A simple rehash of occurences within the past two weeks provides a good starting framework. 

Two weeks ago, ...


Royal Jordanian Award Space Now Bookable on


American Airlines has added Royal Jordanian to the growing list of carriers that you can now redeem AAdvantage miles for online. RJ is a oneworld partner based in Amman that serves Chicago, Detroit, New York, and Montreal in North America and has an extensive route network throughout the Middle ...