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by Hilary Stockton on 10/9/2016
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Square_qantas_first_class_lounge_los_angeles_lax_review
10/9/2016
  This Review of the Qantas First Class Lounge at Los Angeles LAX's TBIT (Tom Bradley International Terminal) is part of a new trip report including Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Asia. My husband reviewed the...
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6/10/2016
  Oneworld has eliminated separate ticket protection and through-checked baggage on separate tickets, effective June 1, 2016. The oneworld policy used to be that passengers flying on separate tickets, as long as they are oneworld carriers, were protected in case of...
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2/25/2016
  The LAX Airport T4 to TBIT Connector is Now Open, Making International Connections Easier. Above is the photo from the @flyLAXairport Twitter account showing passenger using the new connector from Terminal 4 to the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Previously,...
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2/24/2016
  This Review of Qantas' First Class Lounge in LAX is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Qantas A380 First Class, Etihad A380 First Apartment, and Emirates A380 First...
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6/27/2015
  This Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Review is part of a trip report including luxury resorts and dining in Asia and the Maldives, including JAL First Class from Tokyo Narita to New York JFK, Etihad First Class and Emirates First Class....
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9/24/2014
  Which Hong Kong Airport lounges offer sleeping rooms? I've been looking into where to sleep in Hong Kong Airport, since later this year the munchkin and I have a nearly 5 hour layover between flights. The munchkin will definitely...
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6/28/2014
The US Airways® Premier World MasterCard® is offering bonus miles, some with waived foreign transaction fees to targeted cardholders starting July 1. Here are the targeted promotions I'm aware of (and please comment below if you received a different offer): 1....
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6/7/2014
  Qatar AAdvantage Awards offer some routing exceptions, when both flights are on Qatar. Now that there are no more AAdvantage Explorer Awards and we're stuck with American Airline's restrictive third region routing rules, this is important to know, for...
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4/7/2014
  US Airways has a 100% bonus on shared miles April 7 - 13, 2014, up to 50,000 miles per recipient account, with 100% bonus, of 100,000 Dividend Miles. Is it worth it? First, the details: When you share miles with...
Square_iberia_business_class_lounge_madrid_review-lounge_seating
3/15/2014
  This Iberia Business Class Lounge Madrid Review is part of a trip report including Iberia Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
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2/7/2014
  TAM Airlines First Class award space is available in TAM's new 777-300ER, per Ben. I recommend booking *now* if you want this space, as it may not last long. TAM first class award space is great news whether: You're...
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12/9/2013
US Airways is joining Oneworld on March 31, 2014 and exiting Star Alliance on March 30, 2014, per the US Airways Web site. Since there will likely be a rush of bookings towards the end of March, if you're planning...
Square_us_airways_to_join_oneworld_alliance_by_start_of_2014
7/26/2013
  US Airways will "leave Star Alliance and have joined the Oneworld Alliance by the start of 2014, according to Scott Kirby, President of US Airways, who made the announcement as part of the second quarter earnings call. What does...
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3/15/2013
  TravelSort reader David writes "I'd like to use frequent flyer miles for an award ticket to Israel (Tel Aviv) but would like to know the best options. I'd prefer business or first class, even if it means a stopover...
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2/14/2013
  2/13/13 Update: US Airways and American Boards have approved the proposed merger, according to those familiar with the vote. The merger will still need to win approval from the New York bankruptcy court overseeing American's restructuring, from US Airways shareholders,...
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12/11/2012
Cathay Pacific award availability isn't hard to find for free, using the British Airways site, which we covered in Time to Redeem British Airways Miles for Cathay First Class. And the British Airways site has recently eliminated the step where...
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1/24/2012
Alaska Airlines has one of the most interesting mileage programs out there, in my opinion. While many airlines form their partnerships by joining one of the three major alliances (OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance), Alaska has remained independent. Despite that,...
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1/10/2012
Australia and New Zealand are no doubt some of the toughest destinations for award tickets, and they require more advance planning and creativity than any other destination, in my experience. With some flexibility and mileage diversity they’re not impossible to...
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