Qatar Airways Announces Flights Between Los Angeles and Doha
Qatar Airways will be flying from Los Angeles to its hub in Doha starting January 1, 2016. This new route is part of the expansion that the airline announced earlier this year, which also includes service from Atlanta and Boston to Doha, and more flights out of JFK airport in New York.
British Airways Adds Flights to Las Vegas, Seattle and San Jose
If you’re a frequent flyer who’s on the lookout for the best values in travel, you should watch for new service from all the airlines. Why? Award availability is usually quite good during the first few weeks a new route or flight is added to any airline’s reservation system. That’s why you should take a look at British Airways’ new flights between London and Las Vegas; London and Seattle; and London and San Jose.
Jerusalem: The Holy City
Known as the City of Gold, Jerusalem is a holy place for three major world religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. One of the oldest cities in the world, no trip to Israel is complete without visiting its ancient religious sites, such as the Wailing Wall and the Temple Mount. The ancient walled quarter in the center of town, known as the Old City, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Virgin America Elevate and Citi ThankYou Rewards Are Now Transfer Partners
Citi ThankYou Rewards members can now transfer their points to Virgin America Elevate at a rate of two-to-one. There are a number of lucrative aspects to this partnership, including the fact that until October 21, cardholders get a 25 percent bonus when they transfer points.
How to Book Sun Country Airlines Ufly Awards
Sun Country Airlines is based at the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. Its regularly scheduled flights go to 22 domestic locations and 11 international destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. The airline also operates a number of charter flights, including to Cuba. Charter flights cannot be booked as awards.
Upgrades for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
With the tenth anniversary celebration of the opening of International Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport comes the announcement that more upgrades are in the works. The airport will be adding a spa, more retail shops, expanded dinning choices and a much larger duty free shopping area. Top luxury retailers, like Gucci and Dior, will be setting up shop in the terminal.
Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus Program Review
Thai Airways, the flag carrier of Thailand, is based at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. The airline flies to 78 destinations in 35 countries. In the United States, it only flies to Los Angeles, but that route will be eliminated in October 2015.
Virgin America Premium Visa Signature Credit Card Review
Who Is the Virgin America Premium Visa Signature Card Good For?The Virgin America Premium Visa Signature card will be useful to anyone who often flies in the United States. Virgin America serves three cities in Mexico, but most of the airline’s routes are in the continental U.S. With the Premium card, you can get up to eight points per dollar on Virgin flights.
American Airlines Heads to Havana
Cuban rum and hand-rolled cigars may be closer than you think with new nonstop charters flying from Los Angeles International Airport to José Martí International Airport in Havana. The new route, offered by American Airlines and charter flight operator Cuba Travel Services, is slated to start on December 12, with Saturday flights to Havana.
The Unique Wonders of Galapagos
The Galapagos Islands are a small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about 600 miles west of Ecuador. With a treasure trove of unusual native species not found anywhere else in the world, the islands are fascinating and delightful for both scientists and tourists.
The American Way Road Warrior Contest is Back
Have you ever wished that you had an extra 100,000 miles on hand so you could get out of town? If you’re one of the five winners of American Airlines’ American Way magazine’s Road Warrior Contest, that’s exactly what you’ll get, along with a vacation in Belize and lots of other prizes.
How to Book TAM Airlines Fidelidade Awards
TAM Airlines, the biggest airline in Brazil, operates out of three hubs: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. The carrier flies to 67 destinations in 18 countries, including Miami, New York and Orlando in the United States.
Vietnam Airlines Lotusmiles Program Review
Vietnam Airlines, the flag carrier of Vietnam, is based in Hanoi. The airline flies to 52 destinations in 17 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Australia. It doesn’t offer flights to North America.
American Express Gold Card Review
Who is the Gold Card From American Express Good For?The Amex Gold Card is a charge (not credit) reward card that’s part of the American Express Membership Rewards program. In addition to offering some nice travel benefits, including trip cancellation and lost baggage insurance, you’ll also get double points at restaurants and you’ll never have to pay foreign transaction fees. The annual fee is also waived for the first year.
Korean Air is Now a Starwood Preferred Guest Transfer Partner
Partner number 34 for the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) loyalty program is SkyTeam member Korean Air. You can now transfer your SPG Starpoints into Korean Air SKYPASS miles at a ratio of 1 to 1.
Krakow’s Historic Old Town
Krakow, located in southern Poland on the banks of the Wisla River, is a beautiful and historic city. The city center, referred to as the Old Town, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Exploring its medieval streets and climbing Wawel Castle Hill—the most famous city landmark—is a thrill, but there’s so much more to see.
Travelers On Board with Premium Economy Perks
Premium economy is more expensive than coach, less expensive than business and far cheaper than first class. It’s becoming a popular choice among airline travelers.
How to Book LAN Airlines LANPASS Awards
LAN Airlines is the flag carrier of Chile. Its main hub is Santiago National Airport. In 2012, LAN Airlines merged with the Brazilian TAM Airlines, creating the largest airline holding company in South America. The two carriers are slated to be fully integrated in 2018.
Alaska Airlines Takes Top Spot in Reward Program Rankings
According to U.S. News & World Report, Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan is the best airline reward program of 2015, the first year the carrier placed number one in the rankings.