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Using Delta SkyMiles on the China Southern A380 to BKK, SIN, and even the Maldives and Sydney…very good availability

It seems like everyone is booking a trip to Southeast Asia this week, I’ve received four award requests since Monday at Juicy Miles.  Randomly, they all want to use Delta SkyMiles as well, though there is little to no low level business award availability on Delta for any of the requested dates (big surprise).  My next step…

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Icelandair Announces Reykjavik to Anchorage Flights – Redemptions with Alaska Mileage Plan Possible

Icelandair on Friday announced their new Reykjavik to Anchorage route, commencing May 15, 2013. The flight will operate twice per week through September 2013. This year Icelandair celebrates 75 years of aviation and operates the strongest network in its history. By using Keflavik International Airport as our hub, Icelandair is able to afford passengers convenient…

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Additional Qatar Award Redemption Option via UA & Another DL Australia Award Option

There have been lots of exciting updates to foreign carrier routes the last few days, which have resulted in some great additional mileage redemption opportunities.  A few more to highlight today: QATAR Airways starting 10APR13 is launching Doha – Chicago nonstop service, on board Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Schedule: QR991 DOH0915 – 1550ORD 77W D QR992…

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Korean to Fly the A380 ATL-ICN – First Class Redemptions Possible…if you can find them

As per an Airline Route posting this morning, Korean Air will begin flying the A380 from Atlanta to Seoul this coming January. Korean Air from 01JAN13 is launching Airbus A380 service on Seoul Incheon – Atlanta service, where the aircraft will operate daily KE035/036 flight. Initially the Skyteam member will operate A380 on daily basis…

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Don’t Forget Air Europa for SkyMiles Redemptions to/from Madrid – Open Availability

I randomly received three Juicy Miles requests for award flights from JFK to Madrid over the last two weeks using Delta SkyMiles.  The requests were all for dates this August and unfortunately the Delta operated flight had only high level award availability remaining in business and medium in economy. However, SkyTeam partner Air Europa was…

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Singapore Swaps to A380 on the SFO-HKG and NRT-SIN Routes in Addition to SIN-MEL Route…UA First Class Awards Honored

Great news for those of you who took advantage of the Singapore First Class award booking extravaganza a few weeks ago, Singapore will be putting the A380 on the SFO-HKG-SIN route with twice daily service and will be adding a second A380 on the SIN-NRT route! This is in addition to the additional A380 added…

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United First Itineraries Booked Using the 4 Mile Award Glitch – Updated Results So Far…

Another weekend, another great mileage redemption opportunity courtesy of United.com. After a late night celebrating my friend’s bday in the hamptons last night, I woke up to Gary’s post this morning detailing UA awards to Hong Kong and beyond for only 4 miles per ticket.  If I had more time I probably would have made…

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