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Honolulu International Airport Expansion

Last week the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation announced a major Honolulu International Airport Expansion initiative. The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, formerly known as the Honolulu International Airport is in the midst of a major modernization program. Show More Summary

Sorry, but the Amex Platinum Card Is Overrated

Note: I designed this as a “Devil’s Advocate” type of post.  Therefore, I mostly (intentionally) ignore the opposing argument.  Please consider that before throwing rotten tomatoes at me for bad-mouthing the most awesome card on the planet. Show More Summary

American Airlines Employee Podcast: How They Choose Planes and Routes

The latest American Airlines “Tell Me Why” podcast for employees explains how they choose aircraft for routes, where to fly to, and why they’ve scaled back so many destinations from New York. Continue reading American Airlines Employee Podcast: How They Choose Planes and Routes...

Travel & Taste: Wer serviert den besten Wein an Bord?

Weiss, rot oder prickelnd – die besten Airline Weine 2017 Während für einige das Flugzeug ein Verkehrsmittel ist, welches sie möglichst schnell an ihr Ziel bringen soll, gibt es andere die einen Flug zelebrieren und geniessen. Insbesondere...Show More Summary

Airline CEOs Plead: Stop Raising Our Taxes!

Last week I wrote about the Trump Administration’s proposed FY2018 budget that proposes raising airline taxes used to fund airport security, passport control, and customs. Not surprisingly, airlines have expressed strong opposition. Airlines for America, the lobbying arm of eight major U.S. Show More Summary

Der große Haken an der Finnair Status Challenge

Wie ich im September 2017 berichtete, bot Finnair neben Iberia den wohl großzügigsten Match für gestrandete Topbonus-Kunden an. Mit jedem Topbonus Status oder Miles & More Status wurde man automatisch Finnair Silver (=Oneworld Ruby)....Show More Summary

10,000 Bonus Points With Next Stay

As an addition to IHG’s Accelerate promotion that runs through April 30th, you can score an additional 10,000 points with your next Kimpton Hotel stay before April 30th, 2018. 10,000 Bonus Points With Next Stay At Kimpton Hotels Consider coupling this bonus promotion with the following, Amex Offer For You Save $60 At This Hotel. Show More Summary

Chinese Travel Conglomerate Anbang Taken Over By Government, HNA Group Teetering

There's little transparency in large Chinese conglomerates. They're often layers of companies with unclear ownership and difficult to verify financials. Their leadership is often politically well-connected. At the same time regulation of these entities is unclear as well. Show More Summary

Aimia’s Latest Financial Results

I’m written quite a bit about Aeroplan and what we’re going to see post 2020. Aimia has been trying to find it’s footing ever since the announcement came out last May. Just last week, they posted a wider than expected loss and announced...Show More Summary

DEAL: Hamburg – Hongkong – 1.580 € Star Allianz Business Class

Titelbild (c) SAS Wer noch etwas Meilen sammeln will und dabei auf dem Weg nach Asien ist, der findet derzeit tolle Preise ex Hamburg, ganz ohne weit ins Ausland zu reisen und erst noch eine Anreise haben zu müssen. DEAL: Hamburg – Hongkong...Show More Summary

Dear Cathay First: We Need To Talk

Cathay Pacific has my hands-down favorite first class in the world. It's not necessarily the best, but the various elements combine to create something special and -- more importantly -- reliable. You can always count on a great experience in Cathay Pacific class, including the best possible sleep in the sky. At least that's what I've always said before today.

American Airlines Will Use These Aircraft for Each International Route in 2018

In a recent post, I outlined all of the in-flight products on American’s widebody (and some narrowbody) long-haul flights for 2018. Now, I will present an overview of which plane is flying what route on scheduled flights this summer, broken down by each hub, frequency, and markets served. Show More Summary

3 Links I Love: Frontier’s Ever-Changing Network, Boeing Targets the A330neo, Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum

This week’s featured link: Travelers air frustration over changes by Frontier Airlines – Newsday Frontier is exceedingly quick at moving... Read More

PSA: Taking an Aeromexico or Skyteam / Delta Elite Mileage Run? Take steps to ensure you get your SkyMiles / MQMs / MQDs as planned!

PSA: Taking an Aeromexico or Skyteam / Delta Elite Mileage Run? Take steps to ensure you get your SkyMiles / MQMs / MQDs as planned! Continue reading ? The post PSA: Taking an Aeromexico or Skyteam / Delta Elite Mileage Run? Take steps to ensure you get your SkyMiles / MQMs / MQDs as planned! appeared first on Renés Points.

Showdown: Sapphire Reserve vs Preferred First Year Value

At a high level, the Chase Sapphire Preferred appears to offer better first year value that the Sapphire Reserve. After all, the Preferred has a better signup bonus and waives the first year annual fee. But the Reserve offers a number of valuable benefits that can easily outweigh its annual fee. Show More Summary

How To Score 10% Cash Back On Hotel Bookings – With The Best Brands!

Points and miles are great, but there’s nothing like the feeling of cold hard cash in hand. We consider not earning any for every single travel purchase to be one of the greatest mistakes in travel. But once you do start earning, it’s all about maximizing your earning. Show More Summary

Would You Spend $50 To Board A Southwest Flight Early?

Would you spend $50 to board a Southwest flight early? How important is it to have extra legroom for your flight? And, is $50 worth it? The post Would You Spend $50 To Board A Southwest Flight Early? appeared first on Pizza In Motio...

DEAL: Berlin nach New York mit Lufthansa – direkt für 296 €

Das ist mal eine Ansage. Lufthansa möchte die Flüge ex Berlin voll bekommen, welche derzeit noch von der Lufthansa selbst, später dann von Eurowings ausgeführt werden. DEAL: Berlin nach New York mit Lufthansa – Eckdaten Abflug: Berlin Ankunft: New York JFK Beispiel:  15. Show More Summary

3.000€ Swiss First Class ab Wien nach Asien

Zu zweit günstig in die Swiss First Class – Partner Special ab Wien Die Swiss First Class ist so etwas wie das goldene Kalb der Lufthansa Group, denn anders als die First Class der Kranich-Airline, sind Prämientickets ausschließlich mit Senator und HON Circle Status im Miles & More Programm buchbar. Show More Summary

Airbus et Qatar Airways : la livraison de l’A350-1000 (Deuxième partie)

Faire une vidéo de la cérémonie et du dîner de gala n’était pas quelque chose que nous avions initialement prévu. Mais Airbus s’est surpassé et les félicitations sont plus que méritées. Afin de célébrer dignement la livraison du premier...Show More Summary

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