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Trip Report: Korean Air A380 Business Class, Los Angeles to Seoul

Approximately 30 minutes prior to boarding time, I left the Korean Air SkyTeam Lounge and walked around the Tom Bradley International Terminal. I arrived at gate 156 with plenty of time to spare, took some pictures of the giant beast and hung out until boarding was called. For such a large ...
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Flight Review: Air France Economy Class, Paris to Prague

After a fun morning walking around Paris, it was time for the short hop over to Prague, and the official start of our vacation.  Getting to Prague required a little bit of fancy footwork, as our cheap business class tickets wouldn't get us past Paris.  I tried numerous combinations, but ...

Lounge Review: KAL Lounge at Seoul ICN Satellite Concourse A

There are two international departure terminals at Seoul Incheon Airport. There’s the main terminal and the satellite concourse. If you’re flying anyone other than Asiana or Korean Airlines, you’ll most likely be departing from the satellite concourse. From the main terminal, you ...

Lounge Review: Korean Airlines Prestige Business Class Lounge at Seoul ICN

There are two main international departure terminals at Seoul Incheon International Airport. There’s the main terminal where Asiana and Korean Air depart from and the satellite terminal (Concourse A) where the majority of other airlines depart from. Korean Air has a First Class Lounge and a ...
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Skyteam Opens Skyteam Hong Kong Lounge

The Skyteam Alliance has opened another new cobranded lounge in another Hub, reducing costs and synergizing the travel experience from Skyteam travelers at non-hub airports. This time the new Skyteam Hong Kong Airport Lounge was opened by a joint collaboration between China Airlines and China ...

Lounge Review: Vietnam Airlines Lotus (Business Class) Lounge at Hanoi


The Vietnam Airlines Lotus (Business Class) Lounge at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport is located in their international departures terminal. It’s located upstairs adjacent to gate 28 and is open to premium cabin passengers and elite members of SkyTeam partner airlines and other ...
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Delta diversifies transatlantic network in 2016 with four new Summer routes

Delta Air Lines is leveraging its position of strength in Europe, thanks to its transatlantic joint venture partners, to launch four new routes in Summer 2016 that will benefit its mid-size, and inland hubs in the U.S., a bold game-changer in strategy as it currently concentrates the vast majority ...
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Don't Be Like Me And Screw Up A Korean Air Award Booking


Man, I really screwed the pooch on this one. I’m such an idiot and I hope that you guys can learn from my mistake. If you guys have been following along, then you know that I’m booked on the Vietnam Airlines A350 inaugural flight to Paris. Because Vietnam Airlines is a SkyTeam ...
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Saudia Award Space Now Bookable on Delta.com

Saudia, formerly Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a member of SkyTeam. Many are quick to dismiss Saudia because it is a dry airline, but I've flown Saudia four times and give it my stamp of approval. Saudia is also a tremendous source for award ...
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DOT to Delta: "use it or lose it" with regards to Haneda slots

Atlanta-based carrier can keep Seattle - Tokyo Haneda flights, but with conditions
Delta Air Lines has been granted yet another reprieve by the US Department of Transportation to retain access to operate a flight from its Seattle/Tacoma hub to Tokyo Haneda airport, but with a firm caveat: ...
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Sydney Skyteam Lounge - Now Open

The Skyteam Alliance opened their third co-branded airport lounge at the Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport on March 5, 2015 to support the airlines 80 weekly flights and to consolidate lounge operations in one location for the seven Skyteam members serving the airport. Before the opening ...

American Airlines and Korean Air Form A New Partnership

OneWorld founding member American Airline and SkyTeam founding member Korean Air just announced a ground breaking relationship. Korean Air has temporarily throwing up the white flag as the two airlines have decided to put alliances aside and cooperate on AA’s flights between Dallas /Fort ...
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Saudi Arabia to Offer Tourist Visas Starting in June 2015

06 JAN 15 UPDATE: No Tourist Visas After All for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is not quite the hermit kingdom of North Korea, but it remains an elusive destination, difficult to enter and currently impossible to be an official tourist in outside of a narrow exception for Hajj or Umrah ...
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Virgin Atlantic revamps network, focuses on transatlantic and Delta JV

U.K.-based Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS) is reshuffling its network strategy following last month's stated intentions to withdraw from several long-haul routes and pull the plug on its short-lived narrowbody operation, Little Red. Most of these changes can be traced to Virgin's plan to return to ...
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