60k American Airlines AAdvantage Miles for $95

I love Barclaycard – they’re the only bank that hasn’t ever disappointed me. The customer service is great, the card products are awesome, and they frequently increase the signup bonus on their most popular credit cards. Barclaycard issues some fantastic Travel Rewards Credit Cards and Point Rewards Credit Cards which can earn you a ton of valuable miles/points. Right now, the popular AAdvantage® Aviator™ Red World Elite Mastercard®… Read More

U.S. AAdvantage Agents See More Etihad First/Business Award Space!

Etihad First/Business Class is incredible. The airline features an amazing First Class Apartment on their Airbus A380 aircraft, which they fly to New York, London, Paris, Sydney, and Melbourne. I’ve flown Etihad First Class around five times already on all of their A380 routes and all I can say is that I’m always left in awe. The product is truly stunning and nothing like it… Read More

Some airberlin Flights No Longer Bookable Using Avios

airberlin is dying a slow and painful death – and it is an ugly one. Firstly the airline filed for insolvency after Etihad Airways withdrew their financial support, then they informed the members of their frequent flyer programme, topbonus, that “they can’t promise” that miles will be credited, and then the bank that issues the German topbonus credit card informed cardmembers the card would no… Read More

Flying Qatar Airways B787 Business Class

Hello from one of the most relaxing places on Earth – Bali, Indonesia! I just flew here this morning from Doha, Qatar flying the Qatar Airways B787 Business Class – it’s incredible! Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft feature the same exact Business Class product – in a 1-2-1 configuration. The ability to sit both next to the aisle and window in Business… Read More

My Favourite Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Redemption

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles is a distance-based frequent flyer programme – meaning the further you fly, the more you will pay. One huge advantage Asia Miles members have over other oneworld frequent flyer programmes, is that they have access to more Cathay Pacific award space (similar to what Lufthansa does – more seats to Miles & More members). I’ve redeemed many Asia Miles miles (mostly… Read More

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 landed at Lima Airport two hours… 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. Personally, I really like the logo and branding.. but both airlines… 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