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How Long Do I Need to Connect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport? — Ask Anything

If you’re planning a trip to Europe, there’s a decent chance you’ll connect in Amsterdam. Amsterdam’s Airport Schiphol (AMS) is Europe’s third-largest airport in terms of passengers served and the world’s fifth busiest airport in terms of international passengers There are over 100 airlines at Schipol carrying passengers to over 300 destinations. As a luxury…

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🔥 NYC to HKG for $2.4K – Great Delta Status Match Fare

The ‘Perfect’ Delta Status Match Fare? ・JFK/EWR – HKG via AMS/CDG on AF/DL/KL | $2,400 r/t in business class  ・Valid for travel after August 15 | 7-night min stay ・Earns enough Delta MQMs and MQDs to complete Medallion status match Air France, Delta, and/or KLM from New York to Hong Kong Air France has a…

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Fabulously French – Air France Business Lounge, “Le Balcon”

Air France New Business Class Lounge CDG Le Balcon

Forever Stylish Air France Introduces “Le Balcon” After a partial reveal last January, Air France officially unveiled its fully new Business lounge in Hall L, Terminal 2E at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). The massive new lounge seats up to 540 passengers and features signature design elements only Air France could imagine: “Le Balcon” exclusive…

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Call Fuel Surcharges What They Are: Fares — Editorial

British Airways' World Traveller (Economy) Cabin onboard the Boeing 777-300ER. Source: British Airways

Airlines are increasingly charging frequent flyers to redeem earned miles for flights. The additional charges go by many names, including fuel surcharges, but under many measures they appear to function just like cash fares. In ancient times, airlines gave their frequent flyers completely free tickets. For every certain number of miles flown, travelers got a…

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How Difficult is the Paris Metro System for English Speakers? – Ask Anything

Getting around a new city can be overwhelming. Foreign languages, jet lag, cultural differences… these all can add up to a frustrating attempt at taking public transportation. Recently, Point Me To The Plane Destinations Expert Sarah Johnson received a question about getting around using the Paris Metro system. Question — ‘Will I have trouble navigating the…

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Chase Promises Fix After Days-Long Delays on Flying Blue Points Transfers, Citi & AmEx Impacted As Well

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are supposed to transfer “instantaneously” to Air France and KLM’s Flying Blue frequent flier program. That hasn’t been happening of late, however, as travelers have had Ultimate Rewards points caught up in potentially costly delays. Chase says it has acted to fix an underlying technology problem, and has claimed that transfers…

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Air France Makes It More Difficult To Search Award Availability

One of the best tricks to finding often pesky SkyTeam (think Delta Skymiles) frequent flier mileage awards has been the Air France website. Unlike Delta, Air France’s website shows connecting flights between almost all SkyTeam carriers, including China Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Kenya Airways, and also more readily shows availability on trips that involve more than one…

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