Alaska and American Airlines Baggage Interlining Sucks!

Alaska and American Airlines are great partners! Said no one ever… In general I try to avoid American Airlines, while their miles might be useful (or were before March 2016), I’ve never had a great experience with them, ever… I mean who doesn’t love to fly an MD-80 these days? Not to mention the *going for great* customer service they have, sure they may be the… Read More

Booked: Etihad First Apartment – Melbourne to Abu Dhabi!

In a few weeks, American Airlines AAdvantage will be significantly changing their award chart and some awards will go up a lot of miles in price, therefore it is best to book aspirational awards before 22 March 2016. One of the most “hot” awards with AAdvantage right now is the Etihad First Apartment for as little as 40k miles. You can change the date/time for FREE with… Read More

Booking Etihad First Apartment using AAdvantage Miles

I primarily fly with the Star Alliance network as their carriers are world-class and feature amazing First and Business class experiences. However there are still aspirational premium cabins on other airlines outside of the Star Alliance that I want to try in 2016 – the main one being the Etihad First Apartment on their Airbus A380. Etihad Airways and American Airlines currently have a partnership… Read More