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Review: The St. Regis Istanbul || Absolutely Fabulous

I decided to go to Istanbul this summer as a quick stopover after my trip to Italy, since I was desperate to try out the new... The post Review: The St. Regis... Read More

God Save The Points
Supersonic: American Airlines Eyes 3 Hour Europe Flights

American Airlines announced that it is going to buy 20 “Overture” supersonic aircraft, planes that can fly from New York to London in about 3.5 hours,... The post... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Feeling Finnair – Finnair AY1332 London Heathrow – Helsinki- BUSINESS CLASS

Finnair AY1332 London Heathrow – Helsinki- BUSINESS CLASS Feeling Finnair How much for 160 Tier Points? 3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now… Cathay... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Jetsmart takes filight with Recaro SL3710 seating

With JetSMART taking delivery of their first Airbus A321neo, there has to be a seating product installed for passengers. JetSMART selected the Recaro SL3710 as its... Read More

God Save The Points
Good While It Lasted: Uber Is Shutting Down Uber Rewards

After launching Uber Rewards only four ago, Uber has announced that it is cancelling the program faster than a driver who finds a better fare. According... The post Good... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Heathrow Airport to extend its capacity cap

For those planning to travel through Heathrow Airport, capacity remains an issue, as the capacity cap that is currently in place will be extended to the 29th of... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Feeling Finnair – The Cathay Pacific Lounge (Business Lounge), Heathrow Airport

The Cathay Pacific Lounge (Business Lounge), Heathrow Airport Feeling Finnair How much for 160 Tier Points? 3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now…... Read More

God Save The Points
Amex Gold Resy Drive-Thru Offers Unique Format For New York’s Best Restaurants

This is kind of a cool opportunity to hit some of New York’s best restaurants without putting on your finest. American Express Gold Card is sponsoring... The post Amex... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates and Agean Airlines commence their codeshare

Emirates is adding another codeshare partner to its network, with Aegean Airlines of Greece. The codeshare will allow passengers to benefit from increased connectivity... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Malaysia Airlines to acquire 20 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft

Malaysia Airlines is to update its fleet, as it moves to acquire 20 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft for its fleet, as part of the carrier’s widebody fleet renewal... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner taking off from London Heathrow

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some fresh off the SD Card Airplane Art. Today, we have a Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner taking off from London Heathrow as... Read More

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Amazing Offer: Best Everyday Credit Card Adds A Sign-Up Bonus!

Some people love to pore over their credit card benefits. They carry dozens of cards, switching the one they used based on the category of purchase... The post Amazing... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond (14th August)

Tervehdys taas Helsingistä (Or Greetings from Helsinki again), where I appear to be in the middle of a classic Tier Point run. But things continue as usual, as it’s... Read More

God Save The Points
Restaurant Table Time Limits: Thanks, Now Pay And Leave ASAP

Dining out is one of my great joys in life. New food, old friend, discovery, the mystery and excitement of it all. From 2020 to 2022,... The post Restaurant Table Time... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
Discover 3 amazing reasons to visit the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

As our cruise ship enters Yakutat Bay, the Hubbard Glacier is visible from over 30 miles away. This vast Alaskan glacier is a staggering 76 miles long, 6.5 miles wide,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Feeling Finnair – 3am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now…  

3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now Feeling Finnair How much for 160 Tier Points? 3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now… Cathay... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Schiphol takes responsiblity for its queues as it prepares to launch a compensation scheme

The queues at airports over the summer have been hard for some, with passengers directly impacted. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has recognised its part in this and will... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates to boost flights to the Mauritius with a third daily seasonal flight

Emirates is continuing with its service expansion, with the airline planning to run a seasonal third daily flight to Mauritius. Emirates Airbus A380 taking off –... Read More

God Save The Points
You’ll Never Guess “The Best” US City To Work Remotely In

What’s the best city in the world for remote workers? Nope, wrong. Try again. Uh-uh, still wrong. Because according to a study from IcelandAir (no word... The post... Read More

God Save The Points
British Airways Reduces Requirements For Silver Status (Again)

For the second time in 2022, British Airways has reduced required tier points for Executive Club status, although it’s just for Silver (Oneworld Sapphire) this... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates to update its passenger experiance offerings

Emirates is planning some major changes to the onboard service it delivered in the skies.  Let us dive in and see what’s being offered as the airline splashes US$2... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Feeling Finnair – To Helsinki on a bargain airfare 

Feeling Finnair: To Helsinki on a Tier Point Bargain airfare  How much for 160 Tier Points? Off we go to London Heathrow Cathay Pacific Lounge (Business Class), London... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
UK Train Drivers strike – Saturday 13th August

We’re sticking with the rails this week, as we’ve got another railway strike inbound, affecting 11 of the rail operators in the United Kingdom.  Good luck getting a... Read More

God Save The Points
Want An Exclusive Bite To Eat And Drink At Wynn? That’s $10,000, Please.

It seems appropriate that former poker player H. William (Bill) Harlan would be hosting a Wynn wine dinner series event in Las Vegas. And if you,... The post Want An... Read More

God Save The Points
Review: Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Lake Como, Italy || Grand Indeed!

After not being able to travel abroad for 2+ years due to Covid, I wanted to make my first trip back to Europe extra special. I... The post Review: Grand Hotel Tremezzo... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Manchester Airport pledges a crackdown on parking beyond the airport

Oh, Manchester Airport. The airport that brought you fees and fines for breathing if you bring a car near the premises is now announcing a crackdown on inconsiderate and... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
How to protect yourself from bears and other beasts in the Rockies

A bear encounter is a treacherous fact of life in the Rocky Mountains. What’s more, if you come from the UK (or most city areas), you probably have no idea what to do... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in Person – Innovation Continues

Innovation Continues Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge BA0974 London Heathrow to... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in person – There’s a coach around here, I swear…

There’s a coach around here, I swear… Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge BA0974... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in person – British Airways BA957 Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow (CLUB EUROPE)

British Airways BA957 Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow (CLUB EUROPE) Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in Person – Return to Hamburg Airport and Lounge

Back to Hamburg Airport and the Hamburg Airport Lounge Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South... Read More

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