Dropping to 20 or 24 business class seats would make awards and upgrades super difficult on the aircraft (awards are nearly impossible now in business class as it is). It would represent a loss of 14% or 28% of the business class seats on the aircraft. Show More Summary
Earlier in the week I wrote about the pretty outrageous domestic first class fares the EPA Administrator travels on. He's loyal to Delta even when the federal government has awarded a city pair contract to another airline. And he pays...Show More Summary
KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes is back for the month of March 2018 with 30% savings on required KrisFlyer miles on specific routes. Award flights start from just 5,250 and 19,250 KrisFlyer miles in Economy Class and Business Class respectively one-way.
Business class awards on Cathay Pacific between New York JFK and Hong Kong are wide open starting in August and running through end of schedule. Space beyond Hong Kong is generally very nicely available. Now's the time to lock in those business class awards to Asia for later in the year. Continue reading Wide Open Business Class Award Space Cathay Pacific New York – Asia...
Virgin Atlantic is a transfer partner of Chase, American Express, and Citibank. So Virgin Atlantic miles are really easy to get. In general I don't value their miles as much as many other currencies but there are strategic uses likeShow More Summary
Yesterday, Greg wrote a post titled, “Best options for domestic first class awards“. If you were reading that post wishing to find transcontinental business or first class flights on American Airlines, a genie has emerged from the bottle...Show More Summary
As I noted in an earlier post, I used United miles to fly the Island Hopper between Honolulu and Guam. I flew back on a business class saver award, which included this Tokyo Narita to Newark flight on United’s 777-300ER Polaris. United...Show More Summary
This is just a quick post to ask if readers have seen similar patterns. While researching an upcoming post I wanted to find an example of non-stop United domestic business/first class saver award space, but on every route I’ve tried...Show More Summary
American Airlines has been appallingly bad at offering award space on their own flights especially in premium cabins. When they've offered it, it's been for a brief moment. And that space is crucial because awards on their primary transatlantic...Show More Summary
Non-stop business class to and from Australia is one of the toughest frequent flyer awards in the world. Qantas has long been stingy with this space in particular. However they're planning to fly a Boeing 787 Brisbane - Los Angeles with 747 service a few days a week. Show More Summary
Qantas is generally one of the stingier airlines out there when it comes to award availability. It's rare to see them make much first & business class award space available, so anytime I see a few dozen award seats on them I think it's...Show More Summary
It doesn't make sense to redeem miles for business class when it would cost you perhaps 55,000 miles plus taxes and in some cases fuel surcharges when you can just outright buy a business class ticket for a little over $700. Continue reading Book Your Award to Europe One Way, Buy Business Class Back for Just $709...
MileSAAver Award Ticket Availability: Business Class to London on American Airlines There is a ton of available award space on American Airlines Business Class flights to London from several major hubs, including New York, Charlotte and Philadelphia. For only 57,500 AA miles you can fly business class each way. A regular business class award ticket […]
For anyone with American Airlines Aadvantage miles and a desire to visit my home country, now’s a good chance to burn your miles on a trip to London while flying in comfort. The Deal American Airlines has pretty good midweek business class MileSAAver award availability for two people from New York JFK to London Heathrow up until mid-April. Show More Summary
American Airlines has been uniquely stingy making award space available on its own flights. I value American miles, but really just because I can book awards on partners like Cathay Pacific and Etihad. Over the past few years there have been availability 'dumps'. Show More Summary
United doesn't make very much business class award space availability on its longest flights or its flights operated with its new Polaris seats. Business class awards between the US and Tel Aviv, especially non-stop from the West Coast, are very much a unicorn. Continue reading Unbelievable 9 or More United Polaris Business Award Seats to Israel...
On my recent trip to East Africa from Europe, I decided to book a business class award redemption on Ethiopian Airlines because most of their fleet consists of new airplanes such as the 787 and A350.
Qantas is launching a new route on September 1, 2018: San Francisco – Melbourne on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, operated by a Boeing 787-9. Qantas rarely makes business class award space available, however on this new flight awards are wide open on the days of the week it operates. Show More Summary
Last year Singapore Airlines started flying their new Airbus A350s Houston - Manchester in the U.K. five times a week. Right now there's good award availability for two passengers in business class in March, April, and then again July through end of schedule. Continue reading Wide Open Singapore Airlines Business Class Awards to Europe...
Got 1.4 million Alitalia Millemiglia points to burn? That just might be enough for one business class ticket between Rome and Los Angeles according to the new website. Fortunately, however, the website is broken. The post This week’s 1.4 million point award redemption: Alitalia Millemiglia appeared first on Wandering Aramean.