Review: Qatar Airways A350 Business Class JFK-DOH

A Week in the Gulf: QR J, EK J, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE Introduction, Planning, and Booking Qatar Airways JFK Terminal 7 Check-in and British Airways Galleries Lounge Qatar Airways A350 Business Class JFK-DOH  I arrived at the gate about 15 minutes before scheduled boarding, as passengers had just begun to line up. Within a couple…

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Alaska Emirates Awards Problems

While Alaska Airlines severely devalued awards on Emirates over a year ago, business class awards remain a good value and first class awards are still attainable for those with large MileagePlan balances. For about the past month and a half, however, Alaska MileagePlan members have encountered considerable difficulties confirming premium cabin Emirates awards. While Emirates…

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Science Proves 2 Week Vacations Are a Waste…in Hindsight

According to your memory, that one week vacation was likely just as fun as the longer two week trip you fought harder to get. A psychologist interviewed by Business Insider, says that when contemplating on your vacation memories, a shorter vacation is just as positive as the longer one. That’s because that extra week isn’t necessarily creating unique memories from…

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Basic Economy is Helping Airlines Squeeze More Cash from Passengers

Did you feel that? Is your annual travel budget feeling a bit pinched? For the first time in years, airlines have found a way to make more money off each individual flier. Susan Carey, of The Wall Street Journal, reports that every U.S. airline is expecting increases in unit-revenue this year. Delta is expected to…

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