Singapore A350 900ulr – 1

Amazing Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Award Sale

Singapore Airlines has just rolled out their latest monthly promo, which can be a great deal for anyone looking to redeem miles on Singapore Airlines. While these are always a good deal, this is one of the best lists I recall seeing in a very long time.…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Klm 787 Business Class – 16

New Flying Blue Promo Awards For January 2020

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just published the details of their latest Promo Awards, which are valid for bookings made for the month of January. Historically one of the best uses of Air France-KLM Flying Blue miles is booking their Promo Awards. Flying…

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Filed Under: Awards, Flying Blue
Cathay Pacific First Class 2

How To Redeem Miles For Cathay Pacific First Class

Back in the day Cathay Pacific used to be one of the most consistent airlines in the world when it came to releasing last minute first class award space. Unfortunately that has changed significantly over time, so in this post I wanted to take an in-depth…

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Filed Under: Advice, Awards
American A321 First Class – 3

Why Airlines Are Releasing Fewer Last Minute Award Seats

In general the best time to redeem miles for maximum value is either way in advance (when the schedule first opens) or close to departure (when airlines have unsold seats that they'll be unable to sell, so they make them available as awards). At least…

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Filed Under: Awards
American First Class 77w

American’s First & Business Class Web Special Awards

Earlier this year American introduced a new booking interface, though their rollout has been slow. This new interface has been especially bad for award tickets, as the calendar function with the new interface mostly hasn't been working properly. Recently…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Air Tahiti Nui 787 Premium Economy

Redeem American Miles For Air Tahiti Nui Premium Economy

Historically the "big three" US airlines haven't let you redeem miles for premium economy on partner airlines. Presumably that's at least partly because in the past they haven't offered their own premium economy cabins, so they also didn't allow those…

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Filed Under: Air Tahiti Nui, American
Singapore Airlines New Suites A380 – 1

Redeem Miles For Singapore’s New Suites On A Long Haul Flight

In late 2017, Singapore Airlines introduced their new A380 Suites. It's an impressive product, and one that I know many people want to try. As of now only select A380s feature the new Suites, and those are flown to Delhi, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, Shanghai,…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Air Tahiti Nui Business Class 787 – 2

Wide Open: Air Tahiti Nui Business Class Awards

Tahiti can be one of the toughest destinations in the world to get to using points. That's because there are limited airlines flying there, including from the US mainland. You have Air France and Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles, and then you have French…

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Filed Under: Air Tahiti Nui, Awards
Japan Airlines 787 Business Class – 2

HURRY: Wide Open Business Class Awards To The Tokyo Olympics

The Olympics are in Tokyo next summer, and I know a lot of people are looking to go there. The catch is that it can be really tough to find award availability to the Olympics, given how much demand there is. A few weeks ago I wrote about how Japan Airlines…

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Filed Under: Award Sweet Spots, Awards
Air Canada Lounge Vancouver – 1

Air Canada System Conversion Update: Not Great For Aeroplan

Last week I gave you the rundown of Air Canada’s planned transition to a new Amadeus reservation system, scheduled to occur from 8pm EST on November 18 to some time on November 19. During the outage there would be no booking services available whatsoever;…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Awards
Lufthansa First Class A380 – 2

Ouch: Aegean Devalues Star Alliance Award Chart

Historically Aegean's Miles+Bonus program is a popular Star Alliance frequent flyer program, even for those who don't often fly with Aegean. There are a few things that make Aegean's program so interesting: They have one of the easiest to attain thresholds…

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Filed Under: Aegean, Awards
Air India Flying Returns Award Chart

Air India’s Award Chart: I’m Speechless

Well, it's official. The award for the world's craziest airline loyalty program award chart goes to... Air India! And that doesn't even have anything to do with their redemption rates. You have to see Air India's award chart to believe it: Like, I actually…

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Filed Under: Air India, Awards
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: Award Sweet Spots, Awards
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 29

How To Redeem Miles For Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class

I just reviewed Virgin Atlantic's new A350-1000 Upper Class, which I flew from London to New York recently. The flight was fantastic, and while I had booked a discounted business class ticket, I wanted to talk a bit about the best options for redeeming…

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Filed Under: Awards, Virgin Atlantic
Etihad Business Class 787 – 3

Why American Removed Most Etihad & Qatar Awards From Website

American Airlines has been doing a good job lately with adding partner airline award options to aa.com. This makes it easier for the average member to redeem American miles, since they can see all the options available to them with a single search. If…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
British Airways A350 Club Suite

British Airways Offering Up To 50% Off Award Tickets

British Airways has launched a potentially lucrative promotion, though get ready to pay big fees. At the moment British Airways is offering a potentially lucrative award sale. This is valid for bookings made through November 21, 2019, and for travel…

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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class – 1

Alaska Airlines Cuts Stopovers On Intra-Asia Awards

I find Alaska Mileage Plan miles to be incredibly valuable, and in particular appreciate that they allow stopovers even on one-way awards. Well, it looks like the program is changing their policy on this, at least for travel within one region. Alaska…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan