Oneworld Airport Lounge Access Explained

8 hours 38 minutes ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

Emirates Wants Airbus To Design A New Kind Of A380

13 hours 1 minute ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points With A 25% Bonus

1 day 9 hours ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

Star Alliance Airport Lounge Access Explained

1 day 10 hours ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

My Hyatt Concierge: How Valuable Is This Benefit?

1 day 13 hours ago
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?
Ben Schlappig

Emirates First Class Caviar Now “Unlimited”

1 day 14 hours ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

Emirates Installing Premium Economy On 120 Planes

2 days 6 hours ago
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.
Ben Schlappig

Checked

7 hours 20 minutes ago
One Mile at a Time
The latest travel news, reviews, and strategies to maximize elite travel status. Earn more miles, points, and rewards with today's top credit card offers.
SubscribeSubscribe to One Mile at a Time feed