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Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 at New York JFK

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art This week, we have a Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 at New York JFK International Airport as it is... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond (11th April)

It’s that time of the week again when I look I what I didn’t write and ponder the meaning of the world. Yes, it’s Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond. Falling... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Jet2 and Jet2 Holidays continue operations suspension

It seems that the results from the UK Government Global Travel Taskforce Review has caused a stink (I’ll be going into it later), with Jet2 and its subsidiary, Jet2... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways CityFlyer to launch flights to Jersey and Gibraltar

Trying to ride on a possible release to travel, British Airways at London City Airport is preparing to launch two new routes. British Airways CityFlyer Embraer E190 at... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi opens bookings for its Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi route

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is to continue its expansion, launching its Abu Dhabi to Tel Aviv service on the 18th of April. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Airbus A321neo – Image, Wizz Air.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Lufthansa to covert an A350-900 into a Climate Research Aircraft

Lufthansa in converting one of its Airbus A350-900 aircraft into a climate research aircraft. The aircraft will aim to help to predict weather more accurately, analyzing... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
American Airlines to launch “Quarantine Free flights” to Italy

American Airlines is joining Delta in offering Quarantine Free flights to Italy, with the airline offering these options on flights from New York-JFK to Milan and Rome.... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Another IHG Mess – The Promotion You Were Targeted For May Not Be Valid

Earlier this month, a significant number of IHG Rewards members had a message dropped into their accounts informing them that they could earn 10,000 bonus points for... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Southwest Airlines Is Now Offering Hawaii Pre-Clearance From 5 California Airports

Southwest Airlines has announced that customers traveling to Hawaii from five of its California departure points are now able to get clearance to enter Hawaii before... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Alaska Airlines Is Offering Up To 21% Off Flights To…Alaska

Contrary to what its name may suggest, Alaska Airlines is actually headquartered in Seattle and not Alsaka but that hasn't stopped the airline from launching a sale on... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Chase Freedom Flex 2Q 2021 Bonus Categories Are Now Live

It's April 2nd and that means that we've moved into the second quarter of the year. A new quarter means the new Chase Freedom Flex bonuses are live so assuming that... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Earn Up To 5,000 Bonus Points When You Join Southwest Rapid Rewards

Southwest is currently running a promotion in which it's offering up to 5,000 bonus points as an incentive for people to sign up to its loyalty program (Rapid Rewards)... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Avoid, Avoid, Avoid – Don’t Buy IHG Rewards Points In The Latest Sale

This is nothing more than a rehash of the article that I usually post whenever IHG Rewards comes up with a sale that offers anything but a 100% bonus, so it's going to... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Australia Will Get A New InterContinental Property This Year

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

Traveling For Miles
American Airlines Will Offer “Quarantine Free Travel” Between New York & Italy

As of yesterday, 1 April, Delta started to offer quarantine-free flights between New York JFK and Rome Fiumicino, and from today, 2 April, it will offer the same service... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
Discover 5 things to see for the perfect 48 hours in Athens

Hello, I am back!! I know it has been a while. I have to confess, I find lockdowns mentally challenging.  Without the prospect of future travel to look forward to, some... Read More

Traveling For Miles
How American Airlines & Alaska Airlines Reciprocal Upgrades Will Work

In November last year, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines announced that they would be taking their relationship to the next level by offering each other's elite... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Delta Has Extended All Voucher Expiration Dates & Its Global Travel Waiver

The headline-grabbing announcement we got from Delta yesterday was the one that let us know that the airline was making the quest for Medallion elites status... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Emirates Is Bringing Back Its Milan – New York JFK Route

In January Emirates announced that it was restarting operations to Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, and San Francisco, in February it announced that its Athens-Newark route... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Hyatt Plans To Open Six New Properties In India In 2021

India already has over 30 Hyatt properties spread across the vast country with most Hyatt brands represented, but 2021 will see a further 6 properties (across two... Read More

Points to be Made
e-Race against McLaren F1 driver Lando Norris for Hilton Honors Experiences

25,000 Hilton Honors points for the privilege of an hour's e-sports coaching plus a race against 'Meme Lord' himself Lando Norris. The post e-Race against McLaren F1... Read More

Traveling For Miles
United Airlines Has Launches Its JFK Routes To Los Angeles & San Francisco

After a series of delays and postponements, United Airlines has finally returned to New York JFK and is now operating a transcontinental schedule to both Los Angeles and... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Emirates Announces That Another US Route Is Coming Back

With the UAE's vaccination program going very well and with the United States aiming to have given most of its population at least one of two vaccine doses by June,... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Hawaiian Airlines Will Launch A New Route Between The Mainland & Maui

Hawaiian Airlines has announced that it will offer a seasonal service between Phoenix and Maui this summer as it looks to complement the service it already offers... Read More

Traveling For Miles
United Adds New Routes Between The Midwest & The East Coast

United Airlines has announced a series of new routes for the summer season which will see it linking seven cities in the Midwest with a variety of popular getaway... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Aer Lingus Launches Two New Routes To The United States (And One To The Caribbean)

We've known for some time that Aer Lingus has been planning to launch a number of new non-stop transatlantic routes from Manchester in the UK with New York and Boston... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Airlines Plans To Bring Back 10 European Routes Starting Next Week

Europe's vaccination program is in disarray, rates of infection are on the rise in a majority of countries on the continent, and cities and regions are being put back... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Delta Is Adding New Seasonal Routes Out Of Los Angeles

As part of a broader set of domestic route announcements, Delta has confirmed that it plans to follow in the footsteps of Alaska Airlines and offer more seasonal... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The Star Alliance Lounge In Sao Paulo Will Close Permanently

Star Alliance may have more branded lounges than any of the other major alliances (we're still waiting for more news on the first oneworld branded lounge that was... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Hyatt Will Move Into The Refurbished Rio Las Vegas

Hyatt already has a foothold in Las Vegas through its partnership with MGM but following a major refurbishment of the Rio Las Vegas, World of Hyatt fans visiting Las... Read More

Traveling For Miles
British Airways Is Trialling In-App COVID-19 Document Certifications

British Airways is the latest airline to try to incorporate a COVID-19 certification area within its own app and the airline has announced that it is running a trial... Read More

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