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American Airlines Business Extra Awards & Upgrades Are Now Bookable Online

American has slowly been sending out emails letting Business Extra members know about a new booking tool (American Airlines for Business) which allows users to view... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
The Temptation of Buying Choice Privileges Points…

Choice Privileges is an often-neglected loyalty programme. This comes as no surprise… your first instinct was surely to think of some nasty Econolodge or Quality... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: More Pleasure, More Business – AA87 London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare International (Premium Economy)

AA87 London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare International (Premium Economy) More Pleasure, More Business. In this divided trip report Part One: The Pleasure Part 1 Two... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Try One Of The Best Business Class Cabins In Europe For Less…

Turkish Airlines ‘Miles&Smiles’ loyalty programme is a bit of a hidden gem. Not only does it have a very reasonable standard award chart, it also offers... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Loganair restores two services from East Midlands Airport

Loganair is taking on more routes from the failed BMI Regional – this time adding East Midlands Airport (Derby/Nottingham area) to Brussels and Inverness... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: More Business, More Pleasure – The Cathay Pacific, American Airlines Lounges… and a five-hour delay

The Cathay Pacific, American Airlines Lounges… and a five-hour delay More Business, More Pleasure. In this divided trip report Part One: The Pleasure Part 1 Two... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Is Another Hyatt Property Playing Games With Award Availability?

For the past few months it has been Marriott's Bonvoy program that has been in the spotlight for, amongst other things, increasing the number of points needed for award... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Lufthansa Techniks shows off USB charging in the overhead panel. Good or Bad idea?

The demand to charge is one that is becoming more of a demand in the air, as travellers seek to charge their phones and tablets. Lufthansa Technik showed off a concept... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Emirates Will Offer Its New First Class Cabin To/From The Maldives This Summer

Emirates offers three daily non-stop flights between Dubai and the Maldives during the summer season (in winter this increases to four) and all of these flights are... Read More

Traveling For Miles
United Mileage Plus Is Offering A ‘Surprise Miles Bonus’ On The Sale Of Miles

United is back with another mileage sale and this time it's a targeted promotion with different bonus offers for different Mileage Plus members. My promotional offer was... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Chase Is Offering A 30% Bonus For Points Transfers To British Airways

In a move that we haven't seen before, Chase has just introduced a 30% bonus for Ultimate Rewards Point transfers across to the British Airways Executive... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Silver Airways flies its first ATR42-600 commerically

Silver Airways yesterday flew its first ATR42-600 in a commercial setting, marking its entry into service. Silver Airways ATR42-600 – Image ATR The ATR42-600 flew... Read More

Traveling For Miles
I’d Love Airlines To Limit/Eliminate Seat Recline On All Short Flights

Right now Delta is in the process of reducing the amount of recline on offer to First and Economy Class passengers in over 60 of its Airbus A320 aircraft and it's a move... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Fare Alert: Fly Madrid – Chicago Non-Stop In Business Class For Under $1,700

Great Business Class fares between Europe and the US aren't all that hard to find if you're flexible with your dates but it's not often that we get fantastic deals that... Read More

Traveling For Miles
6 Unexpected/Odd Reasons I Loved Australia

There are plenty of reasons why Australia can be a great place to visit (the weather, the scenery and the food are just three of them) but I'm not going to discuss those... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airbus’s Skywise Platform – Bringing IoT into the cabin and to the plane

One of the things that have been emerging the past few years is the concept of the “Smart Cabin” with manufacturers moving forward the idea of connecting... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Virgin Atlantic’s New Upper Class Cabin – My First Impressions

On April 8th Virgin Atlantic released details of the new Business Class seat it will be installing on its soon to be delivered Airbus A350-1000 aircraft and the new seat... Read More

Traveling For Miles
2 Days Left To Buy Avios At Just $0.014 Each

Iberia seems to be running more frequent Avios sales nowadays and the latest sale is about to come to an end on April 24th. While a large majority of airline... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Britsh Airways Airbus A319 – British European Airways (BEA)

It’s Easter Sunday, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, we have one of the British Airways Airbus A319 arriving into London Heathrow Airport... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week on Economy Class and Beyond (21st April)

Well as we celebrate Easter Sunday, it’s time to look back at the happenings on Economy Class and Beyond Easter Railway works means I’m on the Moor Street to... Read More

Travel the Globe 4 Less
This Amazing Snoqualmie Spa Will Make You Drool

If you seek a Snoqualmie spa for a weekend getaway from Seattle, then look no further. The Salish Lodge & Spa is a luxurious mountain lodge, perched on the edge of... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: More Business, More Pleasure – Two o’clock in the morning. I love this time of day. Honestly.

Two o’clock in the morning. I love this time of day. Honestly. More Business, More Pleasure. In this divided trip report Part One: The Pleasure Part 1 Two... Read More

Traveling For Miles
An Update On The New Andaz West Hollywood ‘Destination Fee’

Last month I noticed that one of my preferred hotels in Los Angeles, the Andaz West Hollywood, had quietly introduced a $23.10 destination fee for all non-award bookings... Read More

Traveling For Miles
I Just Upgraded My Hilton Honors Credit Card For 150,000 Points

Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission which helps contribute to the running of the site –... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Bag a £3 Easter Bonus on Topcashback Purchases

As The Deal Daddy flagged here, if you don’t already have a TopCashback account, all new members can bag a sign up bonus of £15. All you have to do... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Good Deal: Earn Up To 10 Avios Per Euro With Accor Hotels (Elites Will Earn More)

Accor Hotels (the group that includes Sofitel, Novotel, Raffles and Fairmont among many others) is currently offering a very good deal for Avios collectors staying at... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The Qatar Airways Qsuite – My Thoughts Now That I’ve Finally Tried It Out

I've tried out the Qatar Airways A350-900 (which often comes with Qsuites) and I've even been booked to fly in a 777-300ER Qsuite cabin before a last minute aircraft... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first A330neo

Air Mauritius yesterday joined the Airbus A330neo club, with the delivery of its first A330-900 Air Mauritius A330-900- Image, Airbus The airline’s first delivery... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The New Singapore Airlines ‘Spontaneous Escapes’ Deals Are Live

Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission which helps contribute to the running of the site –... Read More

Traveling For Miles
British Airways Revives Its “Upgrade To First” Promotion (Possibly UK Only)

British Airways has brought back a promotion which offers customers a free upgrade to First Class on one sector of their journey as long as they purchase a qualifying... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Get A 50% Bonus When Buying Alaska Miles

Alaska Mileage Plan is offering members bonuses of up to 50% on Miles purchases made before 19th May 2019.   The bonuses are staggered, so that the more... Read More