One of the great things about the ”big three” global airline alliances is that they offer reciprocal lounge access for travelers. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at the oneworld alliance’s lounge access policy, as understanding the nuances of airport lounge access can be complicated.
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Chase and United Airlines have a close relationship. As part of that, they have several co-branded credit cards, and you can also transfer points from Ultimate Rewards to MileagePlus.
A former Delta Air Lines flight attendant is suing the company after she was fired for a cartoon she shared on her Facebook page.
Pilots at US airline startup Breeze Airways have voted to unionize, but the airline plans to contest the vote.
Emirates President Tim Clark is one of the brightest and most reasonable guys in the airline industry. When he talks, it’s worth listening. Along those lines, he has just made some interesting comments about the future of ”superjumbo” air travel.
Here’s a video that any avgeek will appreciate.
This is a first for a major airport, I think?
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The Thompson Central Park New York opened in 2021, and was a rebranding of the former Parker New York (and prior to that it was a Le Meridien… this property has quite a history).
In June 2022, it was announced that Choice Hotels would be acquiring Radisson Hotel Group Americas. I wanted to provide an update, as it has today been announced that this deal has closed.
Schloss Fuschl, a luxury resort in Austria, will be undergoing a major renovation and changing management.
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On Tuesday, an Aer Lingus Airbus A330 diverted to the same airport twice on a single flight. This is even wilder than the story I shared earlier in the week, where the same TUI Boeing 737 diverted twice in the same day (on different flights).
Marriott Bonvoy has just launched its latest promotion on purchased points. While some members might find this to be worthwhile, it’s one of the weaker offers we’ve seen from the program, and that doesn’t even factor in the recent Bonvoy devaluation.
One of the great things about the ”big three” global airline alliances is that they offer reciprocal lounge access for travelers. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at the Star Alliance’s lounge access policy for travelers, as understanding the nuances of airport lounge access can be complicated.
There are lots of great benefits to World of Hyatt Globalist status. In this post I wanted to talk about one of the ”softer” benefits of Hyatt status, which is the ”My Hyatt Concierge” perk. How do you earn it, and how valuable is it?
Last month I wrote about how Emirates has changed its caviar policy for first class passengers for the better. This is noteworthy for two reasons — both for the policy as such, and for how rare it is for an airline to make a genuinely positive yet potentially expensive soft product improvement.
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While there’s nothing official yet, Reuters is reporting that Malaysia Airlines intends to place a big aircraft order next week.
Emirates has just announced plans to invest $2 billion in the passenger experience, most of which will be spent reconfiguring existing aircraft. We can look forward to premium economy being installed on many planes, though unfortunately don’t expect major changes to first & business class.
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