American 777 Business Class

New Workaround For Old American AAdvantage Award Search

It appears that American Airlines tried to get rid of their (superior) old award search tool once and for all, but there continues to be a workaround. As many people may already know, since last year American has had two different AAdvantage award search…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Ana 777 Business Class – 36

Ouch: United MileagePlus Raises Partner Award Costs

Unbelievable. At a time when loyalty programs should be trying to woo customers, United Airlines is instead trying to push them away. A couple of days ago United MileagePlus quietly revealed plans to make it harder to earn status on partner airlines.…

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Filed Under: Awards, United
American Premium Economy

Cancel American AAdvantage Awards Online, For A Limited Time

The current pandemic has really highlighted how outdated technology is at many airlines, especially for those looking to cancel tickets. At most airlines getting refunds for cancelled tickets requires a phone call, and getting through to an agent by…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Royal Air Maroc New Business Class – 3

American AAdvantage Moves Morocco To Europe

This is great news for most people with American AAdvantage miles. At the beginning of the month, Royal Air Maroc formally joined oneworld, which was an exciting development. Obviously the announcement would have been more exciting if COVID-19 weren't…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Etihad Business Class 787 – 4

Best Uses Of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles To/From The US

While most people aren't planning any travel immediately, this is a great time to think about strategies for earning points, so that you're ready to redeem for travel when the time is right. Beyond that, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with planning…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
American 777 First Class

American Airlines International First Class From 50K Miles

As I've said before, I don't think there's anything wrong with planning travel way in advance, given the deals that are available. However, if you're going to do so, go into it with the expectation that the trip may not materialize, as we don't know…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
United 787 Polaris – 29

United Airlines Now Waiving Award Redeposit Fees

Airlines have been all over the place when it comes to their policies for changing and cancelling tickets. For some airlines, finding a way to avoid ticket refunds has become a necessity in order to not run out of money. Among US airlines, United Airlines…

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Filed Under: Awards, United
Aer Lingus A321lr Business Class – 8

Wide Open: Aer Lingus Business Class Awards

If you're looking to take the whole family to Europe this summer, Aer Lingus has just released an incredible amount of business class award availability. In the past couple of days Aer Lingus has released an unreal amount of business class award availability…

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Filed Under: Aer Lingus, Awards
Klm 787 Business Class – 16

New Flying Blue Promo Awards For March 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 March. 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
British Airways A350 Business Class – 2

British Airways Releases 100K Business Class Award Seats

One of the things that I appreciate about British Airways Executive Club is that they guarantee a certain amount of award availability on each flight. British Airways guarantees a minimum of two business class and four economy class award seats on all…

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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
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 better lists we've seen in a while, which shouldn't…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
American Business Class Seat

American Airlines’ Award Chart No Longer Reflects Reality

This is a post I've been meaning to write for a while, as this is a trend that has emerged over time. There's a trend among airlines to move towards dynamic award pricing. Among the "big three" US carriers, Delta SkyMiles has no doubt led the way here,…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
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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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