Lima Airport: Where Airlines Treat Passengers Like Sh!t

Hello from Lima Airport where I’m not having the best end to my wonderful South American adventure due to the incompetence and rudeness of multiple airline staff. It has been a wonderful week, I spent most of it in Cusco and yesterday visited Machu Picchu, which was a real gem and a place I’ve wanted to visit for years. I also stayed at Tambo del Inka,… Read More

LATAM is so Stingy with Award Availability

LATAM Airlines is the unified airline of LAN and TAM, both oneworld members. The two airlines are still in the process of the merger.. and it is taking ages to complete. A majority of the planes are still painted in separate LAN and TAM liveries, while the branding is all as one unified airline – LATAM. Personally, I really like the logo and branding of… Read More

Earn Miles & More Miles for Cathay Pacific Flights

Lufthansa announced a few months ago that it will begin codesharing with Cathay Pacific. Lufthansa would place their flight number on some of Cathay’s flights to Oceania and Cathay would place their flight number on Lufthansa, Austrian, and SWISS flights to Europe. Back in the days, most of codesharing success and practices were usually done between airlines within the same alliance. Well, like most other airlines, Lufthansa… Read More

Qantas First Class Lounge at LAX Isn’t That Great…

Two weeks ago I flew to Hong Kong from Los Angeles in Cathay Pacific First Class, and the flight (as always) was amazing. I love Cathay – they’re such an incredible airline and I love everything about their brand. Cathay First Class passengers out of LAX are entitled to use the Qantas First Class Lounge, which is also available to other oneworld First Class passengers. To… Read More

Cathay Pacific’s Fantastic Brand Video

I love Cathay Pacific. I honestly think they’re the best airline in oneworld, with the best First Class product (maybe even also Business Class). Despite the fact that their frequent flyer programme, Asia Miles, isn’t industry leading, the airline still offers an amazing ground experience and also a great experience in all cabins of service. I’ve flown Cathay Pacific lots of times before, mostly in First… Read More

Cathay Pacific Business Class is Awesome!

Hello from Asia’s World City – Hong Kong! I just flew here in Cathay Pacific Business Class from San Francisco on the Boeing 777-300ER overnight and landed in Hong Kong this morning. I redeemed Alaska Airlines miles for this Cathay Pacific flight and another flight I have in a few days. So Hong Kong is my stopover for the purpose of the award – Alaska… Read More

25k Points just saved me $1200 USD!

Have I mentioned that I L-O-V-E miles and points yet?! Even if sometimes they are incredibly frustrating or confusing to use, there are times when it really does take 30 seconds to find the perfect routing at the perfect price… saving thousands of dollars. Where do I begin? I mean it is really simple, actually. I’m planning a weekend trip from Seattle to Cancun sometime… Read More

Upgraded on Alaska Airlines Award Flight (booked using BA Avios)

Early December Alaska Airlines award flights became eligible for complimentary upgrades for all elites, in addition to regular, revenue tickets. Alaska Airlines also sells upgrades, however those were already available for purchase on award tickets (that is if all elites on the flight were already upgraded and additional space was available). United Airlines already provided this perk to elite members of MileagePlus, provided they also held… Read More

Review: Cathay Pacific First Class B777 Frankfurt to Hong Kong

The Trip of AA Lifetime (Asia, Australia, Middle East) – Introduction Cathay Pacific 288 Frankfurt (FRA) – Hong Kong (HKG) Boeing 777-300 16 July 2016 Cathay Pacific First Class B777 is one of the world’s best First Class products, and I was just so excited to finally be able to try it on a long route. Cathay Pacific also features First Class on some of… Read More

Review: Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge Frankfurt

The Trip of AA Lifetime (Asia, Australia, Middle East) – Introduction oneworld operate flights from Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 2… which I’ve flown out of once in my life, a few years ago. The rest of my travel through Frankfurt has been either through Terminal 1 or the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. My Iberia flight from Madrid also arrived in Terminal 2, so finding the Cathay Pacific… Read More