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Breaking: Fiji Airways Named First Partner in New oneworld Connect Program

oneworld revealed its newest program, oneworld connect, at the 2018 IATA Summit in Sydney. Fiji Airways is set to become the first member of the new ‘membership lite’ alliance agreement. Designed to be less complicated than the full membership process, each oneworld connect partner will need just three sponsoring members in the 13-airline alliance. Fiji Airways is…

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Virgin Atlantic Wins Where Other Airlines Fail — Including Supersonic Flight

Virgin American may end its partnership with Virgin Atlantic come November 13, 2016

Virgin Atlantic is my pick for world’s best airline, hands down, no close challengers. Before you start commenting about Q-Suites, reverse herringbone blah blah and showers, please let me make my case. My feelings about Virgin Atlantic are not retrospective of seat dimensions, amouse bouches, or the likes. This is an all encompassing look not…

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One of the Best Award Chart Sweet Spots You Should Be Taking Advantage Of

With epic weather, amazing scenery, great beaches, and endless outdoor activities, Hawaii has something for everyone. But getting there on points and miles is rarely easy. Even if you can find saver availability to get there on miles, the US-based airlines charge a steep premium, with United and American both charging 45,000 miles round-trip for…

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British Airways Crew Member Accused of Raping Flight Attendant During Layover

A male British Airways crew member was arrested during a layover in Singapore on suspicion of raping a female flight attendant.  The suspect is in Singapore police custody and British Airways says that they are “cooperating with the police investigation and offering full support to our cabin crew.” The rape apparently occurred during a party…

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Was 2017 Fatal For International First Class?

The full range of Casper products in American Airlines long-haul First Class. Source: American Airlines

For all the attention poured on new business class cabins in 2017, airlines did not bestow so much favor on international first class cabins. Though heavyweight luxury carrier Emirates and Singapore launched much improved first class suites onboard their long-haul jets, enthusiasm for the private, front end of the plane waned among just about everyone…

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The New British Airways Concorde Room

British Airways First Class passengers get access to “Concorde Room” in London Heathrow, which is an exclusive lounge not accessible to Business Class or even top-tier oneworld members. The concept and exclusivity is very much like Lufthansa’s First Class lounges, or Singapore Airlines’ The Private Room in Changi. But perhaps unlike those other flagship lounges, the…

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British Airways Announces New Club World Bedding, Mattress Pads, & Amenity Kits

Beginning earlier this week, British Airways launched new bedding and amenity kits from The White Company on flights between New York and London for Club World customers. Passengers flying between the two cities will now exclusively experience deluxe bedding and amenity kits from the British retailer – including luxurious pillows, pillow cases, a woven blanket,…

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