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
Klm 787 Business Class – 16

New Flying Blue Promo Awards For December 2019

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

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Filed Under: Awards, Flying Blue
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
Singapore Airlines Business Class A350 – 7

New Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes Awards

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. Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer program offers monthly "Spontaneous Escapes" deals, where they constantly…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
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
Klm 787

Live: Amazing Flying Blue “Special Edition” Promo Awards

Every month Air France-KLM Flying Blue publishes Promo Awards, offering discounted redemptions in select markets. These are typically released at the beginning of each month, and I write about them when they go live. A few days ago I wrote about how…

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Filed Under: Awards, Flying Blue
Aer Lingus A321lr Business Class – 27

Best Ways To Use Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are among my favorite mileage currencies out there. On a per mile basis, I value Alaska miles more than any other airline miles. In this post I wanted to talk a bit more about actually redeeming Alaska miles -- the…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Etihad Business Class 787 – 4

Best Uses Of American AAdvantage Miles To/From The US

While American isn't great about making saver level award seats available on their own flights, there are still some fantastic partner airline award opportunities available. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at that for those based in the US.…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
Singapore A350 900ulr – 2

It’s Now Possible To Redeem Alaska Miles On Singapore Airlines

Yay, it looks like it's finally possible to redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles for travel on Singapore Airlines, and the implementation is better than I was expecting. Back in August 2017, Alaska Airlines and Singapore Airlines announced a partnership,…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Air France La Premiere – 1

Air France Adds Restrictions To First Class Awards

Air France La Premiere is one of my favorite first class products in the world, and it looks like they've just added even more restrictions to booking awards in this cabin. As it stands, Air France first class awards can exclusively be booked by Flying…

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Filed Under: Awards, Flying Blue