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Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – The Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport

The Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Aboard Lufthansa’s Flying Lab – Off to London Heathrow Terminal 2… wait? T2?

Off to London Heathrow Terminal 2… wait? T2? Aboard Lufthansa’s Flying Lab In this adventure A call from Germany Off to Heathrow T2. Wait. Terminal 2??... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Cobolt Aero goes to the wall – suspends service

Cobolt Aero of Cyprus is the latest casulty this year – with the Cyprus-based airline suspending services. A statement has been released by the airline –... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Five Reasons I Love Hotel Loyalty Points (But Not Airline Miles)

As an avid collector of points and miles, it’s fair to say I have a fairly hefty stash of both. However, my general view of them is enormously different. As... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – Fooding around San Francisco

Fooding around San Francisco. – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport EI273... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Aboard Lufthansa’s Flying Lab – To Boston, with Lufthansa and Recaro

Aboard Lufthansa’s Flying Lab – To Boston, with Lufthansa and Recaro Featuring The Lufthansa Flying Lab, APEX Expo and Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas In... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways shapes up new two new Summer 2019 Routes

As autumn and winter close in, British Airways is beginning to shape up new routes and boosted frequencies for Summer 2019, with new routes to  from Heathrow... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Why You Should Pay Attention to Those £2.50 Cashback Offers

At InsideFlyer UK, we tend to write a quick post every time a contributor notices a special offer from Quidco or Topcashback. Recently, this has tended to take the form... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – Half Way Across the Golden Gate Bridge

Half Way Across the Golden Gate Bridge – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
ANA adds Tokyo to Vienna to its network

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is expanding its network again – this time adding the city of Vienna to its long-haul network. ANA Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Kuala Lumpur... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
28 (or 50) Ways to Annoy Your Already-Suffering Customers (Marriott Sweepstakes Fail)

The pun/headline almost wrote itself…  Just a few days after I wrote about Marriott’s new sweepstakes going live, it has become increasingly obvious... Read More

Miles from Blighty
Hyatt brings back double-dip at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House

Hyatt teams with American Airlines to offer a 1,000 point bonus at Hyatt House and Hyatt Place properties for a limited time The post Hyatt brings back double-dip at... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – Sausalito: Which ferry to take?

 Sausalito: Which ferry to take? – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Kuwait Airways sign for Airbus A330-800neo…

In news that is surprising to say the least, Kuwait Airways has signed for 8 Airbus A330-800neo aircraft Kuwait Airways Airbus A330-800neo – Image... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
KLM to work with Rituals on new scents in the air

In-flight smells continue to be a thing, with KLM – Royal Dutch Airlines – is work with Rituals to introduce  The Amsterdam Collection. The... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Should You Check In Online for a Flight That You’re Planning to Miss?

Now that autumn is here, a few readers might have cheap flights booked between Madrid and Santander or Palma de Mallorca. 😉 This situation is probably due to... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Norwegian Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Stockholm Arlanda

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week – resting at the gate between flights at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is a Norwegian... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Hyatt Loses Oasis but Gains “Two Roads” – Plus Double Points in Las Vegas

Roughly seven months ago Hyatt announced a partnership with Oasis, an upscale version of Airbnb. And approximately three months ago I wrote about my experience with a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last week on Economy Class and Beyond (13th October)

Another week has passed at Economy Class and Beyond. And a busy one at that! (Well quiet is such a boring thing) What delights have passed this week? Passenger... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
What Sort of Plug Adaptor Do I Need In… (2-Min Travel Tip)

One of the most common last-minute panic moments I have when packing a bag tor a trip abroad is, “what sort of plug adaptor do I need for this country?”.... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Marriott / SPG Merger Issues – Is This New York Times Report “Fake News”?

When you join the ranks of committed “travel hackers”, you might end up caught in a little bubble of InsideFlyer, Flyertalk, Boarding Area, HeadforPoints and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Plane flies long distance, does what it was designed to do (Singapore Airlines Airbus A350ULR débuts)

A plane that has been designed for Ultra-Long Range Missions has taken off, landed and taken off again (if we were working on the simple headline terms). Yes. Singapore... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – Do the BART into San Francisco, The Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco

The Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Double Norwegian CashPoints on Tours, Tickets and Activities

Until 24th October 2018, Norwegian Reward members can snag double Norwegian CashPoints for every purchase at GetYourGuide – which is effectively a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
flydubai to move flights to Dubai World Central for a while

As some of you might be aware, Dubai International Airport is closing on of its runways in the low season next year for resurfacing work. flydubai will be moving... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Win Points or Free Nights – Marriott Finally Kicks Off Its 29 Ways to Stay Sweepstakes

After some delay, Marriott Rewards has finally launched its “29 Ways to Stay” Sweepstakes. You can reach it by clicking here and logging in. I’m not... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points- The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

 The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – AA2652 JFK to San Francisco International (Transcontinental Business Class)

 AA2652 New York JFK to San Francisco International (Transcontinental Business Class) – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – Back in the Secure Area, Flagship Lounge and AAdmirals Club

 Back in the Secure Area, Flagship Lounge and AAdmirals Club – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Tier Points – A Manhattan Char Sui Adventure

 A Manhattan Char Sui Adventure – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport EI273... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Lufthansa 924 Frankfurt to London Heathrow with an A320neo!

Time for another snapshot, focusing on Lufthansa 924 between Frankfurt and London Heathrow. For those of you who are new to the blog: Trip Reports – These are... Read More

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