American Admirals Club Narita – 16

American Admirals Club Tokyo Narita Closing

American Airlines has today announced the closure of their only Admirals Club in Asia, and one of their (relatively) few Admirals Clubs outside the US. American Airlines has announced that they will be closing their Admirals Club at Tokyo Narita Airport…

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Intercontinental Willard

Buy IHG Rewards Club Points For 0.5 Cents Each (Last Chance)

In late October, IHG rolled out their latest promotion on purchased points, which is in line with the best promotions they offer. This is a reminder that this promotion expires tomorrow, so this is your last chance to take advantage of it, if interested. …

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Filed Under: Great Deals, IHG Rewards
La Compagnie Business Class A321neo – 7

La Compagnie’s Industry Leading Inflight Wifi

Inflight wifi is a feature I value greatly. It's how I'm able to spend most of the week above the Atlantic while pumping out nearly a dozen blog posts per day. ;) It's amazing how far inflight wifi has come -- first inflight wifi was really slow, then…

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Filed Under: La Compagnie, Travel Technology
Le Bus Direct Paris – 13

Review: Le Bus Direct (Paris Airport Bus)

I believe this will be my first-ever review of a bus here at OMAAT, though I figured I might as well... I was arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle, and I had a flight out of Paris Orly a bit over six hours later. So after working from the arrivals lounge…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Trip Reports
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Air Canada Premium Economy

Buckle Up: Major Air Canada System Migration Starts Monday

Air Canada will be starting a major conversion of its reservation system next week, which will temporarily affect bookings, same-day changes, and upgrades, in some cases for a few months. This will impact Aeroplan as well, so even if you don't typically…

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Filed Under: Advice, Air Canada
Air France Arrivals Lounge Paris – 7

Review: Air France Arrivals Lounge Paris CDG

I arrived at Paris Charles de Gaulle around 8AM, and I had a flight out of Paris Orly at 2:30PM. My first stop was the Air France Arrivals Lounge, both to get a shower, and also to get some work done. This isn't Air France's fault, but I despise Charles…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Airport Lounge Reviews
American 737 First Class

Fascinating Statistics About American Airlines Upgrades

I'm not sure how exactly he got this info, but @xJonNYC shares some very interesting statistics about upgrades on American Airlines. According to him, when it comes to American Airlines upgrades: -- 75% of upgrades are 500 mile upgrades (this includes…

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American 787 Business Class – 3

Will American Airlines Extend Systemwide Upgrades In 2019?

American Executive Platinum members receive four systemwide upgrades every year when they qualify for status. These systemwide upgrades are issued when you earn the status, and expire at the end of January of the year where your status expires. Personally…

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Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class 7 No Logo

New Alaska Mileage Plan Bonus On Purchased Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favorite programs to buy miles from, both thanks to the frequency with which they sell miles, and what a good deal their redemptions can be. Mileage Plan has just rolled out their latest promotion on purchased…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Great Deals
Air France A350 Business Class – 3

Review: Air France A350 Business Class

While I've flown Air France several times before, I specifically flew them from Toronto to Paris because I wanted to fly the A350. Toronto is currently the only North American city to which they fly the plane, and it's a new addition to their fleet.…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Airline Reviews
British Airways 787 Watermark

8 Reasons To Get The British Airways Visa

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is one of the better co-branded airline credit cards out there. It's a card that I picked up recently myself. While I've written a detailed review of this card, in this post I wanted to focus specifically on the…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Chase
Plaza Premium Lounge Toronto – 6

Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Toronto Airport

While I spent most of my long layover in Toronto at the Air France-KLM Lounge (I'm not actually sure why), I did briefly stop by the Plaza Premium Lounge located right across the hall, as I figured I might as well review it. Plaza Premium actually has…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Trip Reports
Twa Hotel Jfk – 64

TWA Hotel JFK Getting Ice Skating Rink

The TWA Hotel JFK opened this spring, and is a dream come true for any aviation geek. I reviewed my mixed experience at the TWA Hotel. While the soft product leaves a bit to be desired, I was so blown away by the attention to detail in design. This hotel…

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Filed Under: Hotels

Recent Trip Reports

Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class – 73

Singapore Airlines Will Fly New A380s To Paris

Singapore Airlines has just announced the next destination for their reconfigured A380s, featuring their new Suites and business class product. In November 2017, Singapore Airlines revealed the details of their new A380 Suites & business class products.…

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South African Airways Business Class

Could A Strike Be The End Of South African Airways?

If you're scheduled to fly South African Airways on Friday or Saturday, well, you're probably not anymore. South African Airways has canceled a vast majority of their domestic and international scheduled flights this Friday and Saturday, November 15-16,…

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Filed Under: South African Airways
Emirates A380

Emirates President: Other Airlines Use A380 Wrong

I have a ton of respect for Emirates President Tim Clark. He's one of the most level-headed and intelligent guys in the airline industry, and he is the driving force behind so many of Emirates' decisions. Dubai wouldn't be what it is today (for better…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 2

American Airlines’ New Policy To Reduce Bump Compensation

American Airlines is changing the procedure with which they bump passengers. We're talking specifically about those who agree to be bumped (in exchange for travel vouchers), which is called voluntary deny boarding. This is one of those ideas that probably…

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Radisson Blu Dubai

Save 20% On Radisson Rewards Award Nights

Radisson Rewards has a great promotion at the moment, offering 20% back on all free night awards at 1,100+ hotels worldwide: This is valid for bookings through November 20, 2019 This is valid for stays between November 22, 2019, and March 31, 2020

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Filed Under: Hotels
Qantas 787 Business Class – 1

Qantas Flying Nonstop From London To Sydney Today

Four weeks ago Qantas operated a nonstop flight from New York to Sydney, which generated a lot of publicity. Well, today they're operating a nonstop flight from London to Sydney, and that plane is now in the air. This is actually the second time that…

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Filed Under: Qantas
Air France Klm Lounge Toronto – 14

Review: Air France-KLM Lounge Toronto Airport

The first segment of my trip was on Air France's brand new A350-900 from Toronto to Paris. While the flight was only departing at 6:45PM, I ended up getting to Toronto Pearson Airport before 12PM, as I wanted to make sure I didn't miss my connection,…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Airport Lounge Reviews
Air France A350

Introduction: A Week Above The Atlantic

I just wrapped up my last trip report, and now it's time to get started with the next one! Unfortunately this trip doesn't involve road tripping with Tiffany through Transylvania, but rather this is intended to just be a really efficient review trip,…

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Filed Under: Travel, Trip Reports
Inflight Wifi

Amex Business Platinum Losing Gogo Wifi Passes

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express is one of the most perks rich business cards out there, though unfortunately one of the unique features of the card is being cut as of next year. Currently the Amex Business Platinum offers 10 Gogo wifi…

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Filed Under: American Express
A330 900 Neo

Fly Delta One To Europe (And Back!) For 98,000 SkyMiles

Delta pretty frequently publishes flash sales on award tickets. More often than not these are for domestic and/or economy tickets, but at the moment they have an excellent sale for travel to Europe in business class. With this promotion you can fly roundtrip…

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Filed Under: Awards, Delta