Category: oneworld

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Qantas SYD to MEL Domestic Flight Review

Believe it or not, I have never flown Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia. There is a perfectly good reason for this, I have never been to Australia, until now! You may have heard in the news that Qantas is facing severe financial difficulties, so I expected a...

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American Airlines vs US Airways flights

Being a US Citizen I’ve flown domestically in the US many times. Recently Cathay Pacific’s oneworld alliance partners, US Air and American Airlines decided to merge. I recently took a trip from New York LGA to Long Beach, California LGB and here’s a few things I noticed when...

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Sri Lankan Airlines joins Oneworld!

In some more Oneworld news this year, Sri Lankan officially joined the alliance as of May 1, 2014. Of course this can only be good new for Asia Miles members and frequent fliers of other oneworld alliance partner airlines such as American Airlines, British Airways, Qantas, US Airways,...

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US Airways and TAM join oneworld today!

In exciting news for Asia Miles members and frequent flyers of other oneworld partners such as British Airways, Japan Airlines, American Airlines, etc……US Airways and TAM (Brazilian based airline) are joining oneworld today. If you have travel plans in the Americas, this opens up a lot of flight...

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AAdvantage Passport Challenge – Free Miles!

I just finished playing the new American Airlines Facebook promotion called AAdvantage Passport Challenge.  Looks like I got a total of 1,150 AA miles. Basically you do a bunch of surveys, take a few quizzes, like a few stuff, share some items on your Facebook page, watch a...

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Malaysia Airlines flights to Australia $5,000+ in-all

While this sale isn’t limited to Australia, it’s pretty much for anywhere Malaysia Airlines flies, I found some of the better deals to be to Australia. Malaysia Airlines charges a lot for fuel surcharges, so the short haul destination fares after surcharges usually isn’t too appealing. For example, Bangkok...

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50% off BA Avios Bookings to/from London

50% off BA Avios Bookings to or from London. Book this before Jan 8 12:00 GMT! That’s 8pm on Jan 8 Hong Kong time, travel through May 31, 2014. There is no special code or link, you can use the normal BA.com award booking page.  This is valid for...

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Asia Miles vs British Airways Avios and American AAdvantage

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that generally speaking, I don’t particularly care for the Asia Miles program. Here’s a few reasons why you should try to accrue miles on other oneworld partners. Basically in every scenario you can think of, Asia Miles will be more expensive than if you...

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Qatar joins oneworld today!

Notice a new logo on the oneworld web site? Today, Qatar Airways joined oneworld, which means it’s a redemption partner of Cathay Pacific’s Asia Miles program now! This is a great benefit for Hong Kong flyers. Now you can fly and accrue miles when flying Qatar and they’re...