Virgin America’s a321NEO, First Pics and More

Spotter Snaps First Pics of Virgin America a321NEO, First Routes In December 2015, Virgin America announced its plans to acquire 10 Airbus a321NEO aircraft.  The... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hyatt’s New Globalist Breakfast Rules Won’t End Well

I've been digging into the World of Hyatt program lately as it's about to launch on March 1. As you might have figured out by now, I'm not a fan. Mostly I think the... Read More

Points With a Crew
United adds 18 routes, majority from O’Hare

In the battle for Chicago O'Hare, United isn't going to let American be the top dog without a flight, especially with the addition of six new routes! Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900ER

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, in the early morning is a Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900ER with split scimitar... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Flydubai BUSINESS Prag / Bratislava – Male (Return): 555 Euro (Flydubai Streckennetz 50% Promotion)

Flydubai versucht für das Loyalitätsprogramm Open Mitglieder zu werben. Tritt man bei, gibt es dann das Flydubai Streckennetz in der Business um den halben... Read More

View from the Wing
Irate Woman Goes All Samuel L. Jackson on Passengers Because She Can’t Wait to Get Off Plane

A video was posted Friday of a woman getting very impatient waiting to disembark a flight that had arrived in Denver. Continue reading Irate Woman Goes All Samuel L.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card

I've written about The Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express in a broader context several times, though in this post I wanted to talk... Read More

Condor Adds Flights to the US

Condor Airlines, the German Leisure carrier, is a very interesting airline. They offer seasonal flights to random airports, in my opinion. The airline flies to cities... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Live and Let’s Fly Weekend Digest: February 26, 2017

Greetings from cold and rainy Seattle. I am speaking at FTU this weekend and it has been a lot of fun. If you have not yet been to FTU, consider the upcoming Minneapolis... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Die Termine für die Kirschblüte in Japan!

Schön langsam werden die Daten für die Kirschblüte in Japan klarer. Die Voraussagen bekommen nun immer mehr Genauigkeit ... Read More

Miles To Memories
No Citi Didn’t Improve the AT&T Access More: It Was Always That Good!

Citi sent out an email that sort of seemed like they were adding an awesome new feature, but it was actually there all along! Read More

Michael W Travels
Swimming Pigs in Bahamas Found Dead

Kim and I have had many wonderful animal experiences during our travels over the years. We loved seeing a wide variety of wildlife during our visits to Africa, were... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Why Qatar Airways First Class (Sort Of) Disappointed Me

On Friday I flew Qatar Airways A380 first class from Doha to Paris. While Emirates and Etihad are continuing to invest in their first class product, Qatar Airways takes... Read More

Most popular: Boeing 747 + Mexico + Biz class sale + Burbank + Korean 787

TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order): 1 Final mop-up mission for The Queen- Seriously! United flies Boeing 747... Read More

View from the Wing
Business and First Class Awards to Asia Open Nearly Every Day Through End of Schedule

Star Allinace member Asiana has nearly always been great for award space. I’ve long had good luck with their New York and Chicago – Seoul flights as well as... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Driving The King’s Highway In Jordan

There are three near-parallel highways running North > South in the central part of Jordan. The most-traveled skirts the shore of the Dead Sea, while the Desert... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
United adds summer San Francisco – Munich service with lots of award space open

Searching for award space across the Atlantic on United Airlines this summer. The newest route - San Francisco to Munich - is worth a look. The post United adds summer... Read More

Deals We Like
Beware. Southwest is Canceling Duplicate Bookings!

It is no secret that the Southwest “allows” a ton of flexibility for a passenger. In the past, you could have multiple flights booked on the same day if... Read More

Rene's Points
Review: Boeing Factory Tour & Museum of Flight Tour Seattle pre-FTU RenesPoints blog

Review: Boeing Factory Tour & Museum of Flight Tour Seattle pre-FTU RenesPoints blog Two AVgeek amazing places to visit near SEA airport! Continue reading → The... Read More

View from the Wing
HURRY: Transatlantic Premium Economy From Just $412 Roundtrip!

Miami – Oslo, and connecting flights to elsewhere in Scandinavia — Stockholm and Copenhagen at least — run about $460 roundtrip in premium economy not... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Free Transfers Between Heathrow Airport using the Underground? Yes… But

A few weeks ago I wrote about some of the free transfer options you can use in the Heathrow Area. There’s one I mentioned raised an eyebrow… free transfers... Read More

One Mile at a Time
I Can’t Believe How I’m Flying From New York To LA…

In about a week I need to get from New York to Los Angeles. I'm finishing up one trip, and need to position for my next big trip. Logically I could have just booked a... Read More

Travel With Massi
Sunday Hangover No. 22

Auch am närrischen Sonntag, lasse ich mir einen intensiven Rückblick auf die vergangenen Tage nicht nehmen, was die Woche so los war erfährst du wie immer... Read More

Qatar Airways Reverses Ridiculous Oneworld Transfer Baggage Rules

According to an exclusive on Australian Business Traveller, Qatar Airways are no longer going to adhere to the draconian oneworld alliance rules on transfer baggage.... Read More

Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards (updated February 26, 2017)

As per some feedback, I think that I continue with monthly post listing out the best current first year fee waived offers. Granted, maybe I may need another list to... Read More

How I Bagged A Bargain Getway To Berlin

A weekend bargain to Berlin? As a little surprise for my husband’s birthday, I decided to book a mini getaway to Berlin over the Easter weekend. We have been... Read More