Category: oneworld

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Review: Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong Airport

People often talk about the passing of the golden age of glamorous travel. However, Qantas’ lounge in Hong Kong airport goes a long way to restoring some of that. The lounge is situated above the area beside Gate 15 and can be accessed from the stairs and lift...

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Booking a One World Multi Carrier Award Ticket

Do you want to get the best value out of your Asia Miles? A lot of people redeem Asia miles for flights with Cathay Pacific or Dragonair. Sometimes, however, there can be better value using Asia Miles to make a different type of redemption. For example, if one...

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British Airways Galleries First Class Lounge, Heathrow Terminal 3 Review

British Airways made a big hullabaloo when it consolidated all of its flights into its supposedly dedicated terminal at Heathrow, terminal five. Some years on, however, other connected airlines such as Iberia also use Terminal Five and BA operates some flights out of Terminal Three. This first class...

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Lounge Review: Pura Indah First Class Lounge, Jakarta Airport

The Pura Indah lounge in terminal two of Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatto international airport has a first and business class section. It is used by a wide variety of airlines, including Cathay Pacific. The first class lounge is, to put it mildly, uninspiring. It is fairly small and has...

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New Routes HKG – LAX, and HGH – SFO

Some interesting developments today in new air routes. American Airlines is announcing HKG – LAX which is directly competing with Oneworld partner CX who owns that route. I’m sure Cathay isn’t too happy about it, but it’s a great earn for AA who runs a hub out of...

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G16 Cathay Pacific / Dragonair Lounge Review HKG

This is in some ways an odd little lounge. If you’re looking for luxurious design it is not as good as other Cathay lounges. For food and beverage options it is good but again, typically not as good as the Wing or the Bridge, for example. However, it...

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BA British Airways Lounge Review, Newark Airport EWR

This lounge may mostly be of interest to our readers as it is the one used by Cathay Pacific for its flights from Newark to Hong Kong. The lounge is similar to the one at JFK but feels like a slight step up. The JFK lounge feels a...

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Easy 1000 Free AAdvantage Miles

Want a super easy way to get 1,000 free AA miles? All you need to do here is go to the American Airlines Learn and Earn website. You’ll need to “watch” very short YouTube videos and answer 6 easy questions. (You can skip the Youtube videos by fast...

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Incorrect Baggage Fee on AA

In October 2014 I flew from SLC to LAX on American Airlines. Then on a separate ticket I flew from LAX to HKG on Cathay Pacific. Since they are both oneworld, and Cathay Pacific is the over water carrier, it’s pretty straightforward that you use the Cathay Pacific...

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Double AAdvantage Miles on AA and JAL

Pretty simple here, get 2x your usual AAdvantage Miles when flying AA or JAL within or to/from Asia and the US. There’s two separate codes you need to register with, one if you are flying AA, another if you are flying JL. This promotion is very straightforward, make...