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Air Berlin Installing Etihad Business-Class Seats…Good News for AA & BA Redemptions

Frequent Business Traveler yesterday covered Air Berlin’s announcement of their new business class A330 long-haul product. Air Berlin, 29% owned by Etihad Airways, confirmed rumors that they are indeed installing the same seat used in Etihad’s business class cabins, a fully-flat direct-aisle access product. Check out the Frequent Business Traveler article for full details.

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You Shouldn’t Have…Bday Presents from Airline and Hotel Loyalty Programs

Some what did my favorite loyalty programs get me for my birthday this year?? Lufthansa’s Miles & More Miles & More sent me a greeting with a link to a birthday puzzle.  Upon completion of the puzzle, I was emailed a link to apply for a Regus Businessworld Gold Card with unrestricted access to all 1,100…

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What Did the Airline and Hotel Loyalty Programs Send Me for My Birthday?

Last week was my birthday and I received a couple of emails from some of the airlines and hotels to celebrate the occasion, the most valuable ones coming from non-US based programs: Lufthansa’s Miles & More Miles & More sent me a greeting with a link to a birthday puzzle.  Upon completion of the puzzle,…

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A Flight Anywhere in the World in Under One Hour & Redeeming Miles on the Concorde

Can you imagine reaching any location on the planet in less than an hour? It may sound like something out of a science fiction novel but according to the U.S. military hopes to have a hypersonic rocket jet with such capabilities in as little as four years.   The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency…

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Long-Haul Awards with British Airways Avios Points …are there any good options?

In response to my post last week, Why the British Airways Card Offer Still Makes Sense,  I’ve received several emails asking for recommendations on uses of Avios points for long-haul flights, unfortunately there aren’t many of value!  Again, I’d take a look back at that post for short and medium haul options that present a…

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Australia, Africa, Alaska, and Hawaii Partner Award Bookings on

Last Saturday American improved the functionality of their online booking tool by allowing members to search for award availability on two additional partners, British Airways and Hawaiian Airlines. They join Alaska Airlines which began showing availability on the site earlier in the year.   One of the biggest advantages of this update is the ability to…

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