We previously explained that buying frequent flyer miles can be a cheap way of booking premium cabin flights. In this article we will look at the frequent flyer scheme of Avianca, the Colombian flag carrier which has been flying for almost a century. Despite not being well known in Asia,
This is more for a reference for anyone looking to interline their bags between United or Cathay Pacific and another carrier. Here is the full list of airlines that have an interline baggage agreement with:
Usually you’ll need to do this when flying on a two separate tickets.
Aircraft loads are very light this Winter & Spring, as all airlines are displaying cheap fares between Asia and the USA. The cheapest I’ve seen so far is HKG – LAX roundtrip for $612 USD all inclusive of fees/fuel surcharge. UA was showing flights at $620 roundtrip. You won’t find anything cheaper,
United Airlines Mileage Plus award chart recently had a devaluation, so most destinations to/from Asia and the rest of the world increased in price. You can see the new chart for Star Alliance partners here. FYI Hong Kong is located in the South Asia region.
In case you haven’t heard, CX is offering a new route from HKG to EWR (Newark, NJ) starting March 1, 2014. This flight complements their already 4 daily flights to New York JFK Airport. (3 non-stop, 1 via Vancouver.) If you’re not familiar, NYC has three area airports,