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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…
Hotel Review: Oryx Rotana Doha

Somewhere near the middle of my insane Qatar Airways mileage run I found myself back in Doha, Qatar for the second time in as many days. This time however, I had a long layover of approximately 20 hours which meant that I could get out of the airport, stretch my legs, and explore Doha. Qatar Airways…
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: 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…
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.…
Lounge Review: Apricot Lounge Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Airport

After two days of positioning flights to Vietnam and several hours exploring the city, it was finally time to head back to the airport to catch my first of eight Qatar Airways flights. My first flight was from Ho Chi Minh to Doha and departs at 7:25PM. Like most airlines, Qatar only staffs the check-in counters…
Hotel Review: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon River View King Room

To begin my insane Qatar Airway mileage run for AAdvantage Executive Platinum status I first needed to get to Vietnam. It took nearly a full day of flying and a fairly tense bus ride, but before I knew it I finally arrived at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon. I’d be in Vietnam for about 20…
Oops: I Almost Missed My Qatar Airways Flight!

I don’t want to jinx myself (maybe I shouldn’t write this down), but I’ve only missed one flight in my entire life. Nearly two years ago now I missed a flight from Chicago to Atlanta which continued on to Miami. That trip was one of my first Mileage Runs and ended up being incredibly stressful.…
Review: Applying For A Visa On Arrival To Enter Vietnam

After a series of three positioning flights to begin my 2017 American Airlines Mileage Run on Qatar Airways I finally made it to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. I opted to arrive in Vietnam nearly 24 hours before the start of my journey because I wanted to make sure that no matter what, I wouldn’t…
Review: Asiana Airlines A380 Business Class Los Angeles To Seoul Incheon

After spending a few hours in the fantastic LAX Star Alliance Business Class lounge it was finally time to board my Asiana Airlines business class flight to Seoul on the incredible Airbus A380. This flight was one of two positioning flight to get me to Vietnam to begin my insane 2017 Qatar Airways Mileage Run.…