Icelandair 767
Weekly Review: February 27, 2021

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week Icelandair flew to Antarctica, Alaska Lounges rejoined Priority Pass, an American Airlines pilot reported seeing a UFO, Air France unveiled a new safety video,…

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Air Canada A220 Livery 2
Weekly Review: February 20, 2021

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week American & JetBlue announced nearly three dozen new routes, JetBlue eliminated free carry-ons for its cheapest fares, a JetBlue flight attendant vacationing in…

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Etihad 787
Weekly Review: February 13, 2021

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far, and I wish everyone an early happy Valentine's Day and Singles Awareness Day! On the points & travel front, this week Cathay Pacific added a face mask exemption for first & business class passengers,…

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Jetblue Mint Suite 2
Weekly Review: February 6, 2021

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week we saw a refresh to the Amex Gold, Amex added dining and wireless credits to several cards, Marriott Bonvoy announced 2021 hotel category changes, Norwegian paused…

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Air Peace E195 E2
Weekly Review: January 30, 2021

I hope everyone is having a good & safe weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week we saw an incredible new offer of 110K points from Brex, Air Peace introduced a unique business class product on its newest plane, the US issued a federal…

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Lufthansa A350 900
Weekly Review: January 23, 2021

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! On the points & travel front this week, the US added new international travel restrictions, Lufthansa revealed the details of an awesome Falkland Islands charter flight, it was revealed that a Ritz-Carlton…

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Norwegian 787
Weekly Review: January 16, 2021

I hope everyone is having a nice (and safe) weekend so far. I've had a great week, as my parents got vaccinated, and I'm thrilled about that. While it's obviously still a tough time, the light at the end of the tunnel at least feels real. On the points…

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Virgin Australia 737 Business Class – 2
Weekly Review: January 9, 2021

What a week... let's leave it at that! On the points & travel front, this week Amex introduced new temporary card perks, Air Canada Aeroplan and Virgin Australia announced a new partnership, World of Hyatt bonus elite nights started to post, airlines…

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Air Serbia Business Class A330
Weekly Review: January 2, 2021

This is the first weekly review of the new year, so happy and healthy 2021 to everyone! Here's to hoping that this is a much better year than 2020, and that this is also the year where we see the return of widespread international travel. On the points…

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Max Photo 3
Weekly Review: December 26, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great holiday and a Merry Christmas (for those celebrating), as much as one can in 2020. I'm not usually a "new year, new world" type, but I'm kind of excited for the year to be over, because I feel like maybe there's hope…

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Jetblue Mint Cabin
Weekly Review: December 19, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend, and has as a lovely and safe Christmas/holiday! On the points & travel front, this week JetBlue announced it's launching flights to Miami, it was revealed that Canadian North may fly to Greenland, a passenger…

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Gol 737 Max 8
Weekly Review: December 12, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far, and a good December, as we near the end of the year. On the points & travel front, this week American AAdvantage announced new elite choice rewards, Alaska Mileage Plan announced updated 2021 elite qualifications,…

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Breeze Airways Plane
Weekly Review: December 5th, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend and staying safe! On the points & travel front, this week World of Hyatt reduced elite requirements for 2021, American operated its first non-scheduled 737 MAX flights, the DOT announced a potential ban on emotional…

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Virgin Atlantic A350 Business Class – 26
Weekly Review: November 28, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who is celebrating this weekend, in whatever modified form that may be. On the points & travel front, this week we saw lots of great travel deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, ranging from award travel discounts to…

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Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 13
Weekly Review: November 21, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend and is staying safe, and that those in the US have a nice Thanksgiving! This past week I decided to visit Berlin Brandenburg Airport (without actually flying anywhere), so I look forward to sharing my review…

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Air Serbia Business Class A330
Weekly Review: November 14, 2020

Hello from Berlin! Since Germany has been in lockdown there's not a whole lot to report here in terms of what I did this week, though the darkness and lack of sun sure is starting to get to me, especially coming from Florida. ;) Then again, there is…

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Emirates 777 First Class – 9
Weekly Review: November 7, 2020

Happy weekend! What a week it has been, eh? The weather is getting cold here in Berlin, but at least it has been sunny, for those relatively few hours of daylight. Who am I kidding, though, I spent most of the week glued to the TV. Thanks to John King…

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Kuwait Airways A330 800
Weekly Review: October 31, 2020

Happy halloween! It's a historic day here in Berlin, as the new Brandenburg Airport finally opened, many years late and many billions of dollars over budget. I enjoyed the extent to which there was TV coverage about it today, which I've never seen in…

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Dusseldorf
Weekly Review: October 24, 2020

Hello from Dusseldorf! We've been here for the past several days. I think the last time I visited Dusseldorf is when I was a toddler. My gosh, I love this place, and it's most definitely in my top three favorite German cities. I'll be posting a Deutsche…

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Al Maha Hotel
Weekly Review: October 17, 2020

Hello from Germany! We are doing our first road trip since getting to Berlin, which has been fun. I look forward to sharing more details (including a full hotel review) shortly. The weather is getting noticeably colder and rainier here, and that's definitely…

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Centurion Lounge Jfk 3
Weekly Review: October 10, 2020

Hello from Berlin! It was another beautiful (mostly cloudy) week, and it has been fun to explore this amazing city. I'll be writing a post soon with my thoughts on Berlin so far. On the points & travel front, this week Thai Airways operated a flight…

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Ritz Carlton Maldives 3
Weekly Review: October 3, 2020

Hello from Berlin! The weather has been gorgeous the past week, and it has been nice to spend some time enjoying the outdoors. I'm pinching myself and hoping the weather doesn't change too soon, though I realize it's inevitable. On the points & travel…

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Berlin Wall
Weekly Review: September 26, 2020

Hello from Berlin! I'm thrilled to be here, though it's a rainy few days, and the weather is definitely starting to get a bit colder. This is going to be an adjustment compared to Florida. ;) On the points & travel front, this week assembly of the world's…

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