Frequent Miler – Nick Reyes – NB 021

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast! Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Jeju Air signs for up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

It seems the appetite for the Boeing 737 MAX isn’t slowing down, with Jeju Air of South Korea placing an order today. The order calls for an order of 40 Boeing 737... Read More

Deals We Like
Amazon Subscription Boxes up to 50% Off!

Amazon is out with a new Black Friday sale where you can get up to 50% off their subscription boxes. Although I see some boxes being sold at a 75% discount! They... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Good That Came From The Delayed EL AL Flight

The greatest joys in life often come from the way human beings face unexpected hardship together. I wrote yesterday about the delayed EL AL flight from New York that... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Have You Checked Out Your New Chase Offers Yet?

To date American Express has been the only one of the major card issuers to have any meaningful money-saving offers available to cardholders (Citi dabbles with offers... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Alaska Airlines Launches Saver Fares (AKA Basic Economy)

Alaska Airlines has been in a tough spot lately. The airline used to be a favorite on Wall Street, but since their takeover of Virgin America, Alaska’s stock... Read More

Restaurant Week Hawaii 2018 Recap

Restaurant Week Hawaii, now in its eleventh year, wrapped up this past Sunday.  And, despite being out of state for the first few days of Restaurant Week, I was... Read More

BA Avios – No fuel surcharge partners and ways to minimize costs

What do Aeroplan and BA Avios have in common? Egregiously high fuel surcharges, imposed by primary airlines of the program. And just like Aeroplan, BA Avios too has its... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Crazy: LOT Passengers Asked To Contribute Cash For 787 Repairs Prior To Takeoff!

A LOT Polish station manager took up a cash collection from passengers in Beijing in order to pay a 787 repair bill so the aircraft could depart for Warsaw. A LOT Polish... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Black Friday Sale!

Delta is offering a Black Friday sale that they are calling “The Sale of the Year.” You need to book these Black Friday deals by Friday November 25th. Fares... Read More

One Mile at a Time
EL AL Passengers File Lawsuit Over Controversial Shabbat Flight

EL AL has been in the news a lot the past few days regarding last Thursday's flight from New York to Tel Aviv. Here are the two posts I've written about this: If you... Read More

Miles To Memories
Delta’s Black Friday Sale: Choices Galore (Cash or Miles, Coach or Premium)

Another day another awesome Delta flight sale. Delta Black Friday Sale includes award and cash flights for many cities to Europe and Australia. The post Delta’s... Read More

Sam Chui
Rumor: American Airlines brining back First Class to Japan with 77W

A Japanese article posted today that American Airlines will finally bring back a true First Class product to Japan. It comes as no surprise as the route should have... Read More

View from the Wing
Police Stormed Room of United Pilot, Accusing Him of Waving Naked at TSA From His Window

A United Airlines pilot has been charged with indecent exposure for standing naked in front of his window at the Denver airport Westin during his run for President of... Read More

Running with Miles
A Southwest Sale for International Destinations from $71 – A Tropical Sale

This is a different Southwest sale - one that will take you to international destinations. With tickets starting at just $71 for one way travel, this could be a great... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Will Fly Their Awful 737 MAX To Brazil

American has gotten quite a bit of attention for their Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, which have been extremely unpopular with passengers. While other airlines are taking... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The Priority Pass Black Friday 2018 Sale Has Launched – Up To 40% Off!

A lot of readers will have Priority Pass membership through one of the ever-increasing number of premium credit cards (I think I have three memberships right now but it... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
LATAM Fidelidade: frustração na emissão de bilhetes com pontos

O leitor Cristiano Campos me escreveu relatando a sua frustração na tentativa de emissão de um bilhete com pontos via LATAM Fidelidade. Segue o... Read More

Обзор: DoubleTree by Hilton — Vnukovo Airport, Москва

Обзор новенького DoubleTree в... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Don’t Do This: Man Protests Cancelled Flight By Setting Fire To Luggage

Delays and cancelled flights happen. They can be very frustrating when travelling and its natural to feel angry against the airline (or airport) that caused it. But... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Warum ich die Payback-Karte aus meinem Portemonnaie verbannt habe

Auf deutschsprachigen Blogs wird gerne über das Kundenbindungsprogramm Payback geschrieben. Während ich früher noch fleißig Punkte im Alltag... Read More

Frequent Miler
Black Friday Deals [Master Post w/ regular updates this week]

With Black Friday fast approaching and many great deals already begun this week, this post will serve as a Black Friday Master List of deals that may be of interest.... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Cyber Sale: Buy Avianca LifeMiles For Just 1.375 Cents Each

Just yesterday I wrote a post in which I said that Avianca LifeMiles sales are frequent and frequently good (when explaining why I don't care that Avianca is now an Amex... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
URGENTE: Voe de Qsuites da Qatar por menos de 2.500 Reais o trecho

Uma combinação irá permitir que você emita a Qsuites da Qatar, considerada atualmente a melhor classe executiva do mundo, por menos de 2.500... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Fly Business Class at 65% discount with LifeMiles!

Get more than double the miles when you buy Avianca LifeMiles during their Cyber week promo. Used carefully, LifeMiles lets you travel in premium cabins for a fraction... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Trip Report: Singapore Airlines Business Class SQ828 777-300ER – SIN to PVG (Singapore to Shanghai)

I recently traveled on flight SQ828 to Shanghai from Singapore and it was operated on a 777-300ER. The Business Class cabin has been retrofitted with the 2013 J... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Especial Black Friday: bônus de até 100% para Tudo Azul e Smiles, descontos em todo o site e acúmulo turbinado

O dia da Black Friday está cada vez mais próximo e a Livelo, uma das principais empresas de recompensas do Brasil, lança mais ofertas para... Read More

God Save The Points
Airline Adds “Kids Beds” In Economy, Changing Family Travel Forever…

Flat beds in economy, for real… Rejoice tired and weary family travelers, your calls have finally been answered. Years back news broke of the Piuma Seat, a... Read More

The Gate
As Low as 70,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Australia and Other Deals: Delta Air Lines Black Friday Sale 2018

Redeem as few as 70,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the economy class cabin on Delta Air Lines — plus pay between $111.00 and $118.00 in taxes and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Also a rooftop bar: Joon to introduce “CosyJoon” family seats

The airline that professes to being a Rooftop Bar is at it again – with Joon announcing  “CosyJoon” family seating aboard their Airbus A340 fleet... Read More

Pizza in Motion
I Need Your Help On A Tech Recommendation

Help! I'm having the tech version of Groundhog Day. Save me from my Bill Murray conundrum! The post I Need Your Help On A Tech Recommendation appeared first on Pizza... Read More

God Save The Points
How To Fly Qatar QSuites Business (Or A380 Bar) For 37,500 Points + $120…

Living the dream, at 40,000 feet… Sometimes its easier to start with a dream than a bunch of mumbo jumbo. Here’s the dream…Qatar Airways offers two... Read More

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