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Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam

Virgin Atlantic is to become the newest member of the SkyTeam Alliance – making it the newest member to join the alliance in years. If you treat ITA as a rebranded Alitalia, Virgin Atlantic is the first new member of...

Everything on Southwest Companion Pass

One of the bigger sweet spots in the domestic aviation market is the Southwest Companion Pass which allows qualifying Rapid Rewards members to bring along a designated guest on their trips for the cost of the carrier's taxes and...

Which Airlines Offer A Child Free Zone

According to the independent, Child Free Zones are becoming a growing movement within the airline industry. Forbes even quoted Richard Branson who suggested he would like to introduce a children’s cabin on future Virgin flights but was limited due...

A Run-through of American AAdvantage Loyalty Points

January 2022 saw how American Airlines made radical changes to its loyalty programme and completely reimagined how elite status is earned. The carrier is ridding itself of the complicated elite qualifying metrics for a simple singular metric. American Airlines really leaned...

Understanding The Random Trip Craze Gripping Japan

In Japan, so-called Random Trips have exploded in popularity in recent years. The move is aimed at reviving the demand for travel, which slumped during the COVID-19 crisis. The concept is pretty simple, and albeit the clue is in the...

Everything you need to know about Bluebiz Corporate Account

BlueBiz builds on the back of a strengthening airline alliance. What once started with strategic partnerships and Trans-Atlantic joint ventures between Delta, Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic, now adds a combined corporate partnership programme to the mix. Unsurprisingly, this...

Star Alliance Lounge Access Rules

Surprisingly very little has been written on this topic even though exceptions can be seen throughout the alliance. One of the top benefits of being part the “big three” global airline alliances is that they offer reciprocal lounge access for...

A Guide to Emirates Dubai Connect Transit Accommodation

Emirates runs a transit package called Dubai Connect, its also affectionately known in the industry as a Stopover Paid by Carrier or STPC. The purpose of the programme is to assist passengers with a transit connection of over 10 hours...

Star Alliance Members With Signature Drinks

As you walk down the jet bridge and onto the plane, taking a left at the door as you board and drift into your seat, you're welcomed by an unexceptional choice of water, orange juice or champagne. While somewhat...

‘Cathay’, the Lifestyle Brand by Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific launches a new lifestyle brand amidst unfavourable market conditions in its home in Hong Kong. It is no surprise as some airlines begin to see a rise in passenger demand, Cathay Pacific continues to struggle, with Hong Kong’s...

EC261 Shakeup Announced By UK Government To Reform Passenger Compensation

On 31st January 2021, the Government opened its consultation to reform the UK’s passenger compensation rules. The proposed consultation puts forward rules which should offer more dynamic protection for passengers while on the other hand making it easier for airlines...

Best First Class Seats and Why

In this Top 10 best review, I put my spin on the overdone ‘Best international first class seats’ out there. while it wont reach the tops of Google Ranking's just yet - its a springboard to improve. Unfortunately, first class...