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US Airways joins Oneworld. New Transatlantic routes and redemption opportunities

If you’ve been following this blog for a while you might remember my small dilemma of whether to defect from my familiar alliance Oneworld or not. My biggest grief came down to the lack of transatlantic Oneworld flights from Amsterdam, as all flights had to go via London or Helsinki.

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Fantastic BA tier point run fare, LAS-SJU €289 one-way. Potentially €0.723/TP

American Airlines “instant upgrade” fares are an amazingly cheap source of British Airways Tier Points (TP). You see, the British Airways way of elite qualification disproportionately favours those who buy Business and First class fares, rather than those who fly economy class. (Which business wouldn’t?!).  

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Trip report: Introduction — Long and winding route home

Introduction — Long and winding route home Cathay Pacific Lounge Taipei Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Taipei to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific’s The Wing Lounge, Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Regional Class Hong Kong to Singapore Etihad Pearl Business Class Singapore to Abu Dhabi Etihad Pearl Business Class lounge Abu Dhabi Etihad ‘Regional’ Business Class Abu…

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Quick tip: American Airlines ticketing fees discrepancies

I probably call American Airlines once per month to make a booking of some kind. Their UK number requires dialling a non-geographical 0844 number which charges a few pennies per minute. In addition, the UK agents also charge a ?5 offline ticketing fee, though you can sometimes ask for this to be waived if the…

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