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Flight Review: Turkish Airlines Maldives – Istanbul Business Class Using Miles

Turkish Airlines Maldives - Istanbul

Trip Report Index   Turkish Airlines Maldives – Istanbul – Business Class I realized I never published this review so I’m publishing it now… albeit much later than the rest of the posts from this trip. Flashback to fond memories of my kick ass honeymoon. I booked two tickets in business class from New York…

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Cathay Pacific First Class Experience – CX846 (HKG-JFK) Flight Review

Cathay Pacific First Class Experience - CX486 (HKG-JFK)

Guest post by Jon Cathay Pacific First Class (HKG-JFK) I was lucky enough to snag the last Cathay Pacific First Class flight from HKG-JFK (flight CX846) for a whopping 110,000 AA Miles just a few days before departure. My friends and I were furiously refreshing over the last few days beforehand trying to book this.…

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Flight Review: Turkish Airlines Istanbul – Warsaw, Poland Business Class

Turkish Airlines Istanbul - Warsaw

  We were flying back home on Turkish Air in business class from Maldives to New York with a long layover in Istanbul. After a 7 hour layover in Istanbul during which we took full advantage of Turkish Air’s amazing lounge, we boarded the plane to head to Warsaw, our last connection before going back…

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Review: Aer Lingus NEW Business Class (Lie Flat) – JFK / DUB (Dublin)

Aer Lingus Business Class Ticket-1

TRIP REPORT INDEX SUMMARY Why are you sitting separately? You’re Married? Yep. These seats are why. Have you ever wondered why a married couple would choose to sit separate in the business class? Maybe they have enough of each other, but we had a different reason. I didn’t really expect it but there were many questions and…

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Conrad Maldive’s Uber-Expensive Seaplane Transfer – Video

  TRIP REPORT INDEX SUMMARY The highlight of our honeymoon was expected to be visiting the Maldives.  Most of the resorts require a seaplane transfer and they do take advantage of that. Wait, how much do I have to pay for a 30 minute seaplane transfer to the Conrad Maldives?  Unfortunately, you cannot pay for…

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Flight Review: EVA Air Taipei-Hanoi Business Class Using Miles

EVA Air JFK - TPE - HAN

EVA Air Taipei-Hanoi – Business Class TRIP REPORT INDEX   SUMMARY After enjoying the flight from New York JFK to Taipei and the EVA Air lounge in Taipei, it was time to our final destination: Hanoi, Vietnam.  This leg, Taipei-Hanoi is part of my round trip business class tickets that I bought using 120,000 United…

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Flight Review: EVA Air JFK-Taipei Royal Laurel Class Using Miles

EVA Air JFK - TPE - HAN

 EVA Air JFK-Taipei – Royal Laurel Class TRIP REPORT INDEX   SUMMARY I booked two tickets on EVA Air from New York JFK to Hanoi, Vietnam (with a stop in Taipei) which was the first part of my 3-week honeymoon to Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and finally Maldives.  This review is for the EVA Air JFK-Taipei…

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