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Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge Doha Airport

During my Qatar Airways business class mileage run I passed through Doha’s Hamad International Airport on four different occasions. Most of these stops were short layovers of only a few hours. With each stop I made an effort to visit Qatar Airways’ Al Mourjan Business Class lounge. However, during my layover from New York to…
American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Platinum Welcome Kit

Each year after you earn an AAdvantage elite status American Airlines sends you a welcome kit. The kit generally contains some information about the AAdvantage program, a ‘signed’ thank you note from the president of AAdvantage, a brief overview of your new benefits, and most importantly, an updated AAdvantage membership card. Each welcome kit is…
Why I Finally Applied For The AAdvantage Aviator Red Card

Well, over the weekend I strangely decided to apply for the AAdvantage Aviator Red card from Barclaycard. This is interesting because before this past week I hadn’t paid this card much attention. I didn’t really see the point of carrying it. Then, I started to look closely at my spending habits and realized there may…
Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class New York JFK To Doha

Qatar Airways operates twice daily flights from New York’s JFK airport to the airline’s hub in Doha Qatar. The flights depart approximately 12 hours apart from one another. The first leaving at 9:45am and the second leaving at 9:05pm. Currently, the airlines operates the new Airbus A350-900 on the morning route and the somewhat dated…
Review: British Airways Galleries Lounge New York JFK

After spending the night in New York during my Qatar Airways Mileage Run I woke up early and took the subway back to JFK airport for my next Qatar Airways flight back to Doha. Once at JFK and through security I found myself in the duty-free area within JFK’s Terminal 7. As I had about an…
My American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Pro Welcome Kit Arrived

In 2016 American Airlines announced several major changes to the AAdvantage program. The major changes included going revenue based for 2017 and beyond and introducing a new elite status. The new elite status, Platinum Pro, helped fill the gap between AAdvantage Gold and Executive Platinum status. In years prior many AAdvantage members would simply stop…
How To Earn American Airlines AAdvantage EQD Quickly

As we approach the end of the year a lot of people are starting to scramble to earn AAdvantage elite status. Many are trying to take a few last-minute trips in order to reach the next highest level. A few of us have probably flown many more miles than we expected, but are finding that…
Review: Qatar Airways A350 Business Class Doha To New York JFK

After a short layover in Doha on my way from Vietnam back to the US it was time to board Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350-900 for the 14 hour flight from Doha to New York (JFK). I specifically chose this flight so that I could fly Qatar Airways’ newest aircraft opposed to taking the Boeing 777…
Future Business Class Seat Wish List

While spending nearly a week of my life in various business class seats during my Qatar Airways Mileage Run I’ve gotten a fairly good understanding of what makes an average business class seat and a great business class seat. During that time I also spent a lot of time thinking about what the “best” business class…
Review: Qatar Airways Business Class A330 Ho Chi Minh Vietnam To Doha

After a few days of flying to Vietnam and exploring Ho Chi Minh city it was finally time to board my first of eight Qatar Airways business class flights. This flight was the first flight of two round trips that I purchased during the incredible Qatar Airways fare sale back in July of this year.…