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Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton Bengaluru, Whitefield – Executive Suite

Earlier this month we stayed at the Four Points by Sheraton in Bangalore. This is value for money new business hotel that opened about 3 years ago and should be on our... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
NY Double Meetups: Miles 10/30, Countries 11/1, Both Collectors

I lead a double travel life. Miles and points travelers… The post NY Double Meetups: Miles 10/30, Countries 11/1, Both Collectors appeared first on Rapid Travel... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
JFK to Get Outdoor Swimming Pool! List of Best Airport Pools

Earlier this month, Points Miles & Martinis shared news that a new VIP Lounge at Punta Cana airport will feature an outdoor swimming pool. Well, New York... Read More

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Turkish Airlines A330’s 7 hour flight to nowhere

An A330 plane that belonged to Turkish Airlines had to circle 7 hours to return to the base last week, with passengers having a flight to nowhere. Here is how this... Read More

Jeffsetter
Waikiki Parc Hotel Renovation Still a Go

A couple of years ago the Halekulani Corp. revealed plans to renovate its budget-friendly property.  But the project never began, with no explanation given. ... Read More

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IndiGo ATR seatmap revealed

IndiGo Regional will have seats facing each other and non-reclining setup. Here is the newest regional operation in the country! The post IndiGo ATR seatmap revealed... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Chicago Seminars 2017 is Here! Last Call to Join Us

I am Chicago-bound by way of Shanghai for Chicago Seminars… The post Chicago Seminars 2017 is Here! Last Call to Join Us appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai. Read More

The Wandering Aramean
LaGuardia Shuffle: JetBlue to Marine Air Terminal

My favorite airport terminal in New York City gets a new tenant in just under 2 months. JetBlue is moving in to the Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia as part of a shuffle... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Air Berlin’s end with oneworld

Among the many steps in the Air Berlin bankruptcy process is its termination as a member of the oneworld alliance. That move is now formally set thanks to an... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
JetBlue adding Twin Cities service

Minneapolis is the latest city to add JetBlue service. Flights from Boston start in May 2018. The post JetBlue adding Twin Cities service appeared first on Wandering... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Choosing The Best Business Class Seats On United’s 787 Dreamliner (They’re Not All The Same)

If you’re planning to travel in the Polaris Business Class cabin on United Airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner, your experience may vary considerably depending... Read More

Jeffsetter
Island Air Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Island Air files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid continued losses. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection Hawaii’s second largest airline, Island Air, has... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hotel Review: The Park Bangalore – Terrace Suite

Earlier this month we stayed the The Park in Bangalore. This hotel that made constructed from 20 years ago appears to have never been refurbished and it's disappointing... Read More

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Vistara has a new CEO in Leslie Thng

Vistara gets a new CEO in Leslie Thng who has replaced Phee Teik Yeoh after a 4-year long stint. Onwards and upwards for Vistara, I say! The post Vistara has a new CEO... Read More

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Indigo Regional will take off on 21 December 2017. Bookings open now!

Indigo is finally moving into regional flights with ATR turboprop planes. They will have their first flight in December 2017. Tickets are already on sale. Here are all... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Airbus picks up CSeries

How do you solve a 300% tariff problem? Move the final assembly line into the United States. Bombardier is poised to do precisely that with its CSeries jets thanks to a... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Drunk United Passenger Pees on Seatmate – Unzips His Equip & Aims at Fellow Passenger

A suit was filed today by a New Jersey man who claims he was urinated on by a drunk passenger aboard UA 1871 from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newark (EWR). According to Fox,... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
United’s End of Year Promo up to 18K Miles + Their New Billboard That Taunts Delta (JFK)

United is back with an end of year promo and they aren’t giving you much time to qualify! I received a postal mailer on Friday which offered 18,000 bonus award... Read More

Road Warriorette
How to avoid checking your bag

If you’ve spent any time traveling you know that checking your bag is a pain. It takes time you don’t have, in many cases costs money your company... Read More

Jeffsetter
Second Oahu Embassy Suites Opens

The second Oahu Embassy Suites opens for business in the second city of Kapolei. Back in September, the second Embassy Suites location for Oahu and Hawaii as a whole... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Why I stayed put: A PRCareLift update

How do a peripatetic guy like me suddenly become grounded in Fort Lauderdale for more than a week? Turns out I just needed a good reason to stay put. The post Why I... Read More

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Jet Airways 4x Miles on flights to Paris & Amsterdam

Heading to Paris or Amsterdam with Jet Airways? Imagine getting a lump of about 40000 JPMiles for just one roundtrip. Good enough for another roundtrip! The post Jet... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Join Me on a Final Cruise to One of the World’s Most Remote Inhabited Places on One of the Last Royal Mail Ships?

The RMS St Helena has announced its final runs prior… The post Join Me on a Final Cruise to One of the World’s Most Remote Inhabited Places on One of the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Wow, Up to 180K American AAdvantage Miles! Best Ever SPG & Delta Sign-Up Bonuses Return

Wow, the number of American AAdvantage miles on offer right now is incredible, literally 180K miles from credit card sign-ups alone, and that’s... Read More

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Get 1000 Free Marriott Rewards Points

That time of the week when you can get a free 1000 Marriott Rewards Points. Get it now before you forget it! The post Get 1000 Free Marriott Rewards Points appeared... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
The Absolute Dumbest Reasons People Have Gotten Kicked Off Planes

There are certainly many valid safety reasons for getting kicked off a plane, this list doesn’t include any of those. The Cheat Sheet shares their list... Read More

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Air India’s Flying Returns will not go away after AI sale

Air India will perhaps be sold in the near future. How does that affect the frequent flyer program Flying Returns? Here is why it won't be going away anytime soon. The... Read More

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Checking out British Airways First Wing

British Airways implemented the new First Wing this year for their premium passengers who are oneworld Emeralds/BA Golds or flying First. Security and admittance to the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Emirates & Etihad to Hook Up? “Willing to Cooperate”

A minor comment from Emirates president Tim Clark has set the Middle East aviation gossip mill into overdrive. Clark told Reuters that Emirates is willing to... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Crazy, Up to 180K American AAdvantage Miles! Best Ever SPG & Delta Sign-Up Bonuses Return

Wow, the number of American AAdvantage miles on offer right now is incredible, literally 180K miles from credit card sign-ups alone, and that’s... Read More

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Emirates offering 3x Bonus Miles

Emirates is offering 3x miles for those who book their flights within October 2017 and travel through March 2018. Registration is required for this promotion. The post... Read More