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Using American AAdvantage Miles on Flights To and From India

Qatar's QSuite will product direct aisle access for passengers in its fully enclosed suites

As an expat based in India for the most part of last decade, I have narrowed down on ways to effectively use miles to enjoy luxury vacations from the subcontinent without breaking the bank. Despite the fact that there is no Oneworld partner airline based in India, I am still loyal to American Airlines frequent…

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First Look: Iberia Unveils New Uniforms for Cabin Crew

Iberia New Uniforms Cabin Crew Teresa Helbig

‘Modern and International’ Uniforms for Iberia’s 6,500 Cabin Crew Spanish carrier Iberia unveiled new cabin crew uniforms at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid. Barcelona-based designer Teresa Helbig will design the ‘modern and international’ uniforms for the carrier’s 6,500 cabin crew. The new design will begin rolling out in January 2019, according to cabin crew career…

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Part 1.5 — Alternative Fact Sweet Spots and Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything on the Internet

Following up from Monday’s post, I wanted to quickly cover some theoretical “sweet spots” on the Asia Miles award chart that are in reality not actually that sweet. Given the many partners and distance-based nature of the Asia Miles program, a quick glance at the award charts by an inexperienced novice may lead one to…

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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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Iberia Unveils Premium Economy Product

Iberia's Premium Economy product

Iberia is the latest airline to launch a Premium Economy product, which will be available starting Summer 2017. Per the press release, the airline will be installing these seats on their A330 and A340 aircrafts from now until 2018. The product will also be available on the A350 aircrafts, which will be delivered in 2018. Many…

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Qatar Ups Stake in British Airways / Iberia / Aer Lingus Parent IAG to 20%

Qatar Airways said on Monday that it now owns a little more than a fifth of British Airways / Iberia / Aer Lingus parent IAG. Qatar upped its stake to 20.01% as of last Thursday from 15.67%, thanks to an attractive market valuation post Brexit. According to Business Insider, the Qatari state-backed carrier reiterated that…

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Iberia & Cathay Issue Hand-Written Boarding Passes During Power Outage – Great Pic!

Last weekend, Terminal Seven at JFK experienced a server crash during the busy holiday weekend travel period. We blogged then that local New York stations were reporting that many passengers were being checked in by hand and provided hand-written boarding passes. We now have a one of those passes for an Iberia flight thanks to reader Jeff L who shares tweets…

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