Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Review: Cathay Pacific A350-900 Premium Economy (LHR-HKG)… One Year On
I flew with Cathay Pacific in Premium Economy – one year after a not-so-great flight on this exact route. Have they improved? The post Review: Cathay Pacific A350-900 Premium Economy (LHR-HKG)… One Year On appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
BOOKED: Virgin Atlantic A330neo, Emirates Premium Economy, Greater Bay Airlines, And More!
Here are my summer travel plans at Young Travelers of Hong Kong, where I'll be reviewing a variety of premium and low-cost airline products! The post BOOKED: Virgin Atlantic A330neo, Emirates Premium Economy, Greater Bay Airlines, And More! appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
I Tried Cathay Pacific’s New Premium Economy Seat
I tried Cathay Pacific's upcoming new Premium Economy seat on the Boeing 777-300ER during a showcase – here are my thoughts. The post I Tried Cathay Pacific’s New Premium Economy Seat appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Review: KLM 737 Economy Comfort (ARN-AMS)
A review of KLM's Economy Comfort class on an intra-Europe flight. What's it like, and is it worth the upgrade? The post Review: KLM 737 Economy Comfort (ARN-AMS) appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
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One Mile at a Time
American Flagship Lounge Philadelphia Opening 2025
While we’ll have to be patient, American Airlines has officially revealed that it plans to open two new lounges at Philadelphia Airport (PHL) in 2025, including a new Flagship Lounge. Let’s go over the details, though let me say that I’ll believe it when the lounge actually opens, given how...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Garbage Truck Collides With American Airlines Boeing 737 And Leaves Piece of Bodywork Embedded in Wing
A garbage truck collided with an American Airlines Boeing 737 at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro on Friday morning as the plane was preparing for departure to Dallas Fort Worth. At the time of the incident, the aircraft was stationary and parked at the gate while passengers were still...
Live from a Lounge
India prepares to launch fast-track immigration for Indian citizens
India is preparing to launch its own version of the US CBP's Global Entry Programme, where Indian citizens and OCIs won't have to wait to get back into the country and they can use biometric gates to enter the borders. The post India prepares to launch fast-track immigration for Indian...
Nerd Ka Travel
Expliseat TiSeat 2X New Seat Hopping Into HOPs’ E190 Fleet in Fall 2024
New seats are hopping onto Air France Regional Affiliate HOP E190 as part of HOP!’s cabin renewal program. The Expliseat TiSeat 2X base seat is designed to be lightweight, weighing 8kg (17 lbs) providing the airline with weight reduction while
The Shutterwhale
How and Why I Redeemed My Max Miles for World of Hyatt Points: A Slightly Troublesome Process
Max Miles is a great platform to earn extra World of Hyatt points from online transactions (including flight and hotel bookings) - especially for those in markets without a co-branded credit card!
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
TSA at Philadelphia Airport Stop Yet Another Airline Employee With a Loaded Firearm Trying to Get Through a Security Checkpoint
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Philadelphia Airport have stopped yet another airline employee trying to get through a security checkpoint with a loaded firearm in what has been described as a potential ‘insider threat’ incident. In the latest interception on June 21, the TSA spotted a loaded 9mm handgun...
Frequent Miler
Podcast: Best ways to get to Hawaii | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep260 | 6-21-24
Are palm trees and sunshine perpetually on your mind? This week, Frequent Miler on the Air discusses all of your best options for getting to the islands of Aloha from as few as 10-15,000 points each way from almost anywhere in the US — and how to find the right...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Qatar Airways: Earn up to 6,000 bonus Avios + save up to 10% on flights out of Australia & New Zealand
Qatar Airways is offering travellers flying out of Australia and New Zealand an opportunity to earn up to 6,000 bonus Avios and save up to 10% off flights. Privilege Club members simply need to login before booking and then use promo code EOFY24 during check out to receive the bonus...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
My Glimpse Into Akureyri in Iceland: Hilton Announces New Hotel Property
Hilton officially announced a franchise agreement with Bohemian Hotels ehf. to open the Akureyri “Skáld” Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton hotel property, which will be the first internationally branded countryside property in the north of Iceland sometime in the summer of 2025. This article contains some photographs which give my...
Frequent Miler
AluaSoul Orotava Valley (Hyatt All-Inclusive, Tenerife): Bottom Line Review
In August 2021, Hyatt added more than 100 all-inclusive hotels across seven brands with the purchase of Apple Leisure Group and its “All Moments Resorts” collection (AMR). There are now over 40 all-inclusive properties that are bookable in Europe within the World of Hyatt program, and several more are on...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Alaska Airlines Averts Threat of Strike Action as It Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement With Flight Attendants
Alaska Airlines has managed to reach a tentative contract agreement with the union that represents thousands of flight attendants just two weeks after the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA) threatened to take the next steps towards going on strike if a deal couldn’t be reached. On Friday afternoon, the union...
View from the Wing
Girlfriend Sues Boyfriend For Airport No-Show: ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’
A man promised to take his girlfriend to the airport and watch her dogs while she was away. He flaked on her, failing to show up. She missed her flight and she sued for breach of contract. The two had been dating for six and a half years, and she...
Your Mileage May Vary
Kimpton Expands to Hawaii with Coco Palms Resort on Kauai
We’ve been intrigued by the complex history of the Coco Palms Resort on Kauai since we drove past the site several times during our 2022 visit to the island. We…
Frequent Miler
Choice Privileges removes 35K cap from award redemptions
Choice Privileges isn’t a program that gets a ton of digital ink in the points and miles blogosphere. At FM, we’ve primarily been interested in it because of its partnership with Preferred Hotels and Resorts, something that Greg the Frequent Miler has taken advantage of several times. A couple of...
Miles To Memories
Three Lessons from a Travel Hacker + Thoughts on Bilt & Wells Fargo with Benjy Harmon
Celine may be returning to Vegas, a casino backtracks on a popular promo, eating at slot machines, a mysterious desert monolith and spending 24 hours in Vegas without a hotel! The post Three Lessons from a Travel Hacker + Thoughts on Bilt & Wells Fargo with Benjy Harmon appeared first on...
View from the Wing
Climate Activists Tried To Vandalize Taylor Swift’s Jet – But Went To The Wrong London Airport
The group Just Stop Oil promoted themselves vandalizing Stonehenge - and then the next day, going after Taylor Swift's private jet at London's Stansted airport. But - whoops - they went to the wrong London airport. Continue reading Climate Activists Tried To Vandalize Taylor Swift’s Jet – But Went...
Points With a Crew
Major Hotel Chain Giving You Free Points For Downloading Their App
500 hotel points isn't worth a ton, but every little bit helps!
Your Mileage May Vary
Name Change for Boston Logan Airport Has Been Proposed
Every once in a while you’ll hear about an airport terminal, or even an entire airport, being proposed, and sometimes approved for a name change. Some examples have occurred at:…
The Bulkhead Seat
American Express Acquires Dining Reservation Platform Tock
American Express is known to many as the card for travel and fine dining.… The post American Express Acquires Dining Reservation Platform Tock appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
The Bulkhead Seat
26 Passengers Thrown Off of easyJet Flight at Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Airport (GLA) saw a rowdy crowd of 26 passengers thrown off of easyJet… The post 26 Passengers Thrown Off of easyJet Flight at Glasgow Airport appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
ATX Jetsetter
Most Escape Lounges in the U.S. Join Priority Pass
Eleven Escape Lounges in the United States now belong to the Priority Pass network, providing lounge options at more airports for members. The post Most Escape Lounges in the U.S. Join Priority Pass appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
Miles To Memories
Walmart+ members can get 6 months of Paramount+ with Showtime for free. The post appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Eye of the Flyer
What I Will Miss Most From Donald Sutherland – His Powerful Voice in Delta Air Lines Commercials!
Like so many of you I was so sad to hear the news yesterday that Donald Sutherland had died. I had always respected his work and my what an immense talent he was. Beyond all his film roles for me, who has spent so many years flying Delta Air Lines,...
Frequent Miler
No, Avianca LifeMiles isn’t adding new fuel surcharges to its awards
Since last night, Avianca LifeMiles has been adding significant fuel surcharges to various award tickets. These are additional fees that, up ’til now, Avianca hasn’t passed on to its customers. We’ve had numerous messages today from folks that noticed this, wondering if it was an unannounced change with how LifeMiles...
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Review: Blique by Nobis, a Marriott Design Hotel (Stockholm, Sweden)
A review of Blique by Nobis, a 249-room Marriott Design hotel, which used to be a Philips warehouse between the Hagastaden and Vasastaden districts. The post Review: Blique by Nobis, a Marriott Design Hotel (Stockholm, Sweden) appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
What Is Greater Bay Airlines?
Greater Bay Airlines is Hong Kong’s newest low-cost carrier. Since it launched scheduled passenger flights in 2022, the airline has expanded rapidly to become a viable competitor to Hong Kong’s existing carriers. Hong Kong is an exceptionally tough market to start a new airline: local competition is extremely fierce, both...
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy
A brief overview of Cathay Pacific's new Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy, and Economy cabins on the Boeing 777-300ER. The post Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Review: Norwegian 737 (LGW-ARN)
A flight review of Norwegian between London and Stockholm, where I continue my adventures of finding the best intra-Europe low cost carrier. The post Review: Norwegian 737 (LGW-ARN) appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
How Will Cathay Pacific Reconfigure its A330s?
An overview of Cathay Pacific's current A330 fleet and speculation on their overall fleet strategy and future plans. The post How Will Cathay Pacific Reconfigure its A330s? appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Trip Report Introduction: Flying Six Airlines To Thailand
My roundtrip from London to Phuket involved six airlines and seven flights, as one does. Here's how I booked, and what to expect. The post Trip Report Introduction: Flying Six Airlines To Thailand appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Review: Aer Lingus A320neo AerSpace (LHR-ORK)
Aer Lingus offers an intra-European business class style experience on select flights to London, Paris, etc. Here's what to expect. The post Review: Aer Lingus A320neo AerSpace (LHR-ORK) appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Qantas’ A380 Premium Economy: *Almost* Perfect
I flew Qantas' A380 premium economy from Singapore to London. It was almost the best premium economy product I've flown...almost. The post Qantas’ A380 Premium Economy: *Almost* Perfect appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.