Travel: My Entire Life, My Everything

When the new year of 2020 came about a few months ago, many of us were filled with joy, hope, and optimism. Many of us had life changing plans which we were to act upon this year and perhaps even modify our lives drastically. I was one of those – filled with new plans and dreams for a new year ahead with new possibilities and… Read More

New oneworld Member: Alaska Airlines

My gosh… I never thought this day would come… but it finally has. Alaska Airlines shocked the frequent flyer community a few days ago when they announced their intention to (finally) join the oneworld alliance in Summer of 2021. Furthermore, Alaska is teaming up with American Airlines to create an International West Coast Alliance; the two airlines were set to basically divorce at the end… Read More

OMG: Finnair’s Obsession with Blueberries

Hello from Helsinki! I returned from a wonderful trip to Japan, flying Finnair Business Class both ways – on the outbound on the Airbus A350-900 and on the return on the Airbus A330-300. Finnair’s flagship aircraft is the A350, featuring a fantastic Business Class product in a 1-2-1 configuration. Their A330s have their old Business Class product which is similar to what SWISS has. All… Read More

LOT Polish Airlines Adds San Francisco Flights

Perhaps they should buy more aircraft before they announce new routes, no? Because they’re currently leasing a bunch of aircraft as they don’t have enough Dreamliners to fly their long-hauls (and some 787s are still out for repair). LOT Polish Airlines has announced their plans to fly to San Francisco as of 05 August 2020 from their hub in Warsaw. LOT’s current hubs include Warsaw… Read More

Travel: My Entire Life, My Everything

New oneworld Member: Alaska Airlines

OMG: Finnair’s Obsession with Blueberries

LOT Polish Airlines Adds San Francisco Flights

Why I Love Miles & More

In my eyes, Lufthansa is the world’s best airline with the world’s best First Class product. No other airline comes close to the consistent and phenomenal First Class experience that Lufthansa offers. Naturally, since I’m loyal to the Lufthansa Group, it only makes sense to be loyal to Miles & More – the combined frequent flyer programme of the Lufthansa Group and several other European… Read More

Lufthansa Lounge Access with AMEX Platinum Card

The American Express Platinum Card is widely considered “the” premium travel credit card, as it was the first to include lounge access, airline credit, premium concierge service, and more. In the past few years, many banks have created their own premium travel credit card which features lounge access, airline credits, point transfers to airlines, etc. and AMEX has been enhancing the Platinum Card more and… Read More

Fiji Airways Award Availability

Fiji Airways, the flag carrier of Fiji, partners with both American Airlines and Alaska Airlines whereby you can earn and redeem miles for travel on Fiji Airways. While you can earn and redeem miles with American Airlines on all FJ routes, you can also earn Alaska Airlines miles on all FJ routes, but you can’t redeem AS miles on FJ routes to/from Asia (you can… Read More

I Need a European Version of TSA PreCheck

As much as we all complain about the TSA and their ridiculous procedures that often don’t make sense, I think we can all agree that TSA PreCheck is the greatest thing that’s happened to airport security in the USA. I love not having to remove anything from my bag (or my shoes) and pass through security in literally 10-15 seconds.. it is amazing and something… Read More

Aeroplan Blocking LOT Polish Airlines… Again

Look, Aeroplan, I love you but I am really starting to see why Air Canada is leaving you in 2020. Your constant airline blocking, more rude call centre agents, and refusing to waive phone booking fees (especially when your website doesn’t work) is insane and not how a frequent flyer programme should operate… so AC is tired of you… loyal AC flyers are also tired… Read More

Lufthansa Group Introduces Economy Light Fares to North America

The Lufthansa Group has announced today the introduction of Economy Light fares on North American routes as of this summer. Passengers travelling to North America on Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian, and Brussels Airlines will have the option to purchase an Economy Light fare which does not allow any changes or cancellations and only includes 8kg of free hand baggage with NO checked in baggage free of… Read More

Lufthansa Introduces Pyjamas and Mattresses in Business Class

Late last year, Lufthansa announced that starting in 2020 with the delivery of their new Boeing 777-9, the airline will install a new, revolutionary Business Class seat with direct aisle access from every seat. The new Business Class seat will feature much more privacy, more storage, more shoulder space, larger monitors, and “wonderful sleep”! Sneak-Preview gefällig? Hier ein Rendering vom neuen Business-Class-Sitz, der ab 2020… Read More

Will Marriott Remove SPG Airline Transfers?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the possibility of Marriott removing the ability to transfer SPG points to airlines – this speculation comes from the fact that Marriott will be hosting an event soon in which they’re supposed to reveal details about the new, combined programme for both hotel chains. Could Marriott remove SPG airline transfers overnight without notifying members in advance?… Read More

Lufthansa Group Business Class to USA for €1500

The Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa, Austrian, SWISS, Brussels Airlines) is currently offering a great deal for travel in Business Class originating in Europe and flying to the United States for ~€1500 round-trip to multiple American cities. The fare is valid for flights originating in Italy (which is easy to position to if you’re in Europe) and travelling to America. The fare is valid for most Lufthansa… Read More

Earn Miles & More Miles for Ordering Wine

Lufthansa’s frequent spending flyer programme, Miles & More, is the latest programme to offer miles for ordering wine. You can earn 2k Miles & More award miles with the first shipment and 5 award miles for every dollar spent for every shipment thereafter. As you can see, Lufthansa is in the mood to completely change Miles & More to become revenue based as now even miles… Read More

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