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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Sweet Spots

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles mileage redemption program has traditionally taken a back seat in frequent flier circles to the likes of American AAdvantage and British Airways Executive Club. Given all of the negative changes made to the AA and BA programs over the past several years, Asia Miles may be worth a second look…

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Act Now: Air New Zealand Business Awards Available from LAX/SFO/IAH

This is an exciting development…and hopefully something that becomes more common.  A Juicy Miles client emailed this morning that after reading Ben’s post on Air New Zealand opening up award seats for their LAX-LHR flight, that he began searching for flights to Auckland from LAX and SFO…and found availability in both directions on select dates in February,…

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Look Inside the Awesome New Air New Zealand B787-9 Cabin

Last month Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 aircraft landed in Auckland following a successful delivery flight from Seattle.  While the plane itself (and the unique black livery) is beautiful, I know our community is probably most interested as to what’s inside. The Air NZ 787-9 cabin features four distinct seating selections: Business Premier: The Business…

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Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines Form “Deep Alliance” – Award Impact?

These two Star Alliance partners are getting a bit closer. Air New Zealand announced this morning a “deep alliance” with Singapore Airlines, resuming flights to Singapore for the first time since 2006. Air New Zealand will fly its own aircraft between Auckland and Singapore and share revenue with Singapore Airlines from all flights on the route. Air…

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Air New Zealand Announces First Ever 787-9 Dreamliner Details

Last week, Air New Zealand confirmed configuration, route, and schedule details as they become the first airline to launch the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in October 2014. Route: Auckland-Perth will be the first scheduled route when the airline takes delivery of the launch aircraft next year, followed by Auckland-Tokyo and Auckland-Shanghai. Cabin configuration: 18 lie flat seat…

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New LAX Star Alliance Lounge Looks Awesome – Outdoor Terrace & Private First Area

The new Star Alliance Lounge located at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) officially opens this Wednesday! The lounge will be open to all First, Business and Star Alliance Gold Card passengers departing on Star Alliance member airlines from the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). As the lounge isn’t yet open, I haven’t had a chance to…

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