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Customer of Size Policies, New Mauritania Flag, ‘Reclaiming My Time’

On my mind: The film film ‘Detroit’ is a brutal… The post Customer of Size Policies, New Mauritania Flag, ‘Reclaiming My Time’ appeared... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Virgin Atlantic Status Match up to Gold

Virgin Atlantic is making status match to fliers of Emirates, Etihad, Jet Airways, United, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, South African Airways and... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Deal: Air India international as low as INR 7000 + cheap domestic too

Air India has a grand sale on International and Domestic Sectors ongoing through August 20, 2017. You have Europe return trips from India at INR 99,000 for Business... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Getting access to GVK Lounge with Priority Pass

The Mumbai GVK Lounge is accessible only to those who have been invited by the airline due to Business Class travel or status. But there is one way your Priority Pass... Read More

Road Warriorette
Business travel FAQs: Business Travel While Pregnant

There are plenty of challenges that business travelers face, but a few are specific to women. One of those is pregnancy. Planning to get pregnant or being newly pregnant... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
JetBlue Mosaic is More Shopping Club than Airline Elite Status

New to JetBlue Mosaic via status match? We were there… The post JetBlue Mosaic is More Shopping Club than Airline Elite Status appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai. Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Tonight 8/15: Seattle Meetup

Tonight join our new Reach for the Miles PNW for… The post Tonight 8/15: Seattle Meetup appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai. Read More

Point Me to the Plane
AmEx Membership Rewards: the (New) Go-To for Star Alliance Awards

For quite some time, United miles/Chase Ultimate Rewards points were the darling of the points and miles community for booking Star Alliance premium cabin awards. I... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: The Laylow Waikiki, Autograph Collection

The Laylow Waikiki is one of the newest hotels in Hawaii, and is also one of my favorites. The Laylow Waikiki is one of the newest hotels in Hawaii.  It’s... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Atlantis vs Baha Mar, Behaving Badly in Croatia, New Sri Lankan City

On my mind: The St. Paul Winter Carnival is considering… The post Atlantis vs Baha Mar, Behaving Badly in Croatia, New Sri Lankan City appeared first on Rapid... Read More

Live from a Lounge
LiveFromALounge Hindi Takes Off!

Announcing the launch of LiveFromALounge Hindi! This one has been a long time coming. We need all the feedback and help we can have. Look forward to your inputs. The... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Air Berlin files for bankruptcy protection

Air Berlin's future never appeared particularly stable. Now it is even less so. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in German today and discussions are ongoing... Read More

Live from a Lounge
ब्रिटेन और आयरलैंड यात्रा: भूमिका

जैसा मैंने पहले उल्लेख किया... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Lufthansa sending goodies for Indian Independence Day

Lufthansa has taken the opportunity to wish their Indian patrons Independence Day with some special gifts and souvenirs. They indeed are More Indian Than you Think. The... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Hours Left to Spend and Redeem on the Chase Fairmont Card

The Chase Fairmont card dies tomorrow, August 15, 2017. Accounts… The post Hours Left to Spend and Redeem on the Chase Fairmont Card appeared first on Rapid... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Last Call for JetBlue Status Match – I Finally Bit

JetBlue’s status match/challenge submissions end today, August 14, 2017 at… The post Last Call for JetBlue Status Match – I Finally Bit appeared first... Read More

Jeffsetter
Visiting New Caledonia [A Guide]

For a unique alternative to  French Polynesia, visit  New Caledonia. Visiting New Caledonia Getting There Unless you are flying from Australia or New Zealand,... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Garuda First Class, How to Redeem ANA Miles, RIP First Godzilla Actor

On my mind: ok, I give in. I’ll do the JetBlue Mosaic status match again. Hacks: Garuda Indonesia first class review: luxury in the sky.… The post Garuda... Read More

Jeffsetter
Aloha Kaimana – The Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup

A critically endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup captured the hearts of thousands as she grew on Kaimana Beach.  But now, she has moved on. Back at the end of June, a... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
United shuffles staff, fleet supporting seniority

Sometimes less optimized aircraft scheduling is better for an airline. In this case United is taking a(nother) hit thanks to the ridiculously slow flight attendant union... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hotel Review : JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar

The JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar is the newest Marriott Hotel in Mumbai, and unmissable if you are taking a flight out of Mumbai Airport Terminal 2. As we went on vacation... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Impact: Jet Airways reinstates elites pre-boarding ahead of Zones!

Jet Airways has changed the Boarding Process for their flights as of August 12, 2017. The new boarding process gives priority to premium cabins and elites over... Read More

Live from a Lounge
An update on the Hyatt Fire Evacuation Situation…

Finally the situation gets better. We find a map in the room at the Hyatt Regency we are currently staying at. Here is how a hotel that left the safety signage behind... Read More

Live from a Lounge
First Class may go away on Jet Airway?

Jet Airways is considering knocking off the First Class Service on their flagship Boeing 777-ER planes. This is something that may go into effect next year. Here is all... Read More

Live from a Lounge
An English Summer: British or Irish Visa? Maybe both…

In preparation for our visit to the UK and Ireland, we had the time and effort to do only for one trip to the Visa office. We had to decide if we make a trip to the UK... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Delta Walking Back Its Specious U.S. News Ranking #1 Claim

Delta speciously claimed victory this week in the U.S. News & World Report Travel Rewards Program Awards despite getting the #2 spot. #1 is Alaska… The post... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hey Hyatt, thank you for putting my safety at risk!

I just checked into a brand new Hyatt hotel, and I find a very essential safety element missing around here. I've tried my best to contact the hotel management as well... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 154: Big troubles for the little guys

Regional operators and even smaller "normal" airlines in the US are facing challenges on multiple fronts. Chapter 11 and fights over international trade policy are just... Read More

Live from a Lounge
These Hotel Sales will save you 25 to 35 % if you book by August 15, 2017

Home or away this long weekend? Do not miss these hotel sales from Hilton, Hyatt & IHG which will slice off your next hotel stay bill by anything between 25 - 35%.... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
How Many Basic Economy Tickets Have Been Booked by Accident?

United is warning customers to not book basic economy. The emails that went around to MileagePlus members today said nothing good about basic economy. United… The... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
ViaSat talks up line-fit, aviation backlog as ViaSat-2 nears service

With its newest satellite now in orbit ViaSat keen to resume its growth path, both in the air and on the ground. CEO Mark Dankberg highlighted a few key metrics and... Read More