Tagged: First Class

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October 2017 Award Redemption Updates

Singapore Airlines As of September 27th, Singapore Airlines released an award chart for redeeming SQ miles for Alaska Airlines flights. This would be the cheapest option for West Coast to Hawaii award flights in Economy @ 12,000 miles each way. Unfortunately, it seems the integration of Alaska awards into Singapore’s...

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Qantas First Class Lounges: SYD & LAX

During my recent trips to and from Sydney, I’ve been able to enjoy the Qantas First Class lounges by utilizing my Oneworld Emerald status (AA Executive Platinum). The Sydney lounge is ranked in the Top 10 Lounges in the World so I had high expectations when going for the first...

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Japan Airlines (JAL) First Class: HND-BKK B777-300

I originally was scheduled to fly nonstop from Tokyo Narita to Jakarta in First Class, but Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to downgrade the plane to a B787-9 for that route which meant I would lose First Class. American Airlines allowed me to reroute my award ticket via Bangkok in order to...

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Emirates First Class: DXB-DFW B777-300ER

After my 20 hour layover, I was ready for my flight to Dallas! The flight was downgraded from an A380 to a B777 due to light loads as the oil industry is struggling in Texas but it was just fine as I was the only passenger in First Class. I boarded...

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Emirates First Class: BKK-HKG-DXB A380

Emirates first introduced their Airbus A380 in 2008 with nonstop service from Dubai to New York. They’ve been known for having a very flashy cabin which includes gold to show the wealth of the UAE. It’s been on my bucket list of airlines to fly and I finally had the...

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Speculative Bookings for Holiday Travel

Everyone would rather pay a cheaper price for a trip if possible but sometimes you can’t plan too far in advance due to other limiting factors. Most people know if they will need to travel somewhere during the holidays and somewhat know their vacation days at work. Unfortunately, almost 99% of...

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Singapore Airlines Suites Class: LAX-NRT-SIN A380

Singapore Airlines Suites has been the most talked about seat in the industry over the past few years as they now allow award tickets for the seat which had been restricted to just paid seats when introduced in 2008. It’s not the best in the sky anymore which Etihad Apartment Class takes the crown...

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Cathay Pacific Lounges @ HKG (The Pier, The Cabin & The Wing)

During my recent trip on Cathay Pacific First Class, I was able to enjoy my layover in Hong Kong by utilizing their lounges. After deplaning from CGK I went for the trifecta of lounges. I started at The Pier then to The Cabin and finally to The Wing. My gate...

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Cathay Pacific First Class: CGK-HKG-SFO

Travel interruptions are very unpredictable and I was faced with canceling a Singapore Airlines First Class award ticket on my recent trip. I was very lucky the redeposit fees to cancel the ticket are only $30 which is the lowest I’ve heard of unless you have elite status with an airline. With...